price-earnings multiple


Definition of price-earnings multiple

: a simple numeral usually used to express a price-earnings ratio

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First Known Use of price-earnings multiple

1957, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of price-earnings multiple was in 1957

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“Price-earnings multiple.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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