Price/book ratio

Compares a stock's market value to the value of total assets less total liabilities ( book value). Determined by dividing current stock price by common stockholder equity per share ( book value), adjusted for stock splits. Also called Market-to-Book. The New York Times Financial Glossary

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  • price-book ratio — Fin [m1]see price to book ratio …   The ultimate business dictionary

  • price/book ratio — /ˌpraɪs bυk ˌreɪʃiəυ/ noun a ratio of the price of a stock to its book value …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • price-book ratio — Compares a stock s market value to the value of total assets less total liabilities ( liability) ( book value). Determined by dividing current stock price by common stockholder equity per share> ( book value), adjusted for stock splits. Also… …   Financial and business terms

  • price/book ratio — Compares a stock s market value to the value of total assets less total liabilities ( liability) ( book value). Determined by dividing current stock price by common stockholder equity per share> ( book value), adjusted for stock splits. Also… …   Financial and business terms

  • price-to-book ratio — Fin the ratio of the value of all of a company’s stock to its book value. Also known as price book ratio …   The ultimate business dictionary

  • Price-To-Book Ratio - P/B Ratio — A ratio used to compare a stock s market value to its book value. It is calculated by dividing the current closing price of the stock by the latest quarter s book value per share. Also known as the price equity ratio . Calculated as: P/B Ratio)… …   Investment dictionary

  • price/book value ratio — Compares a stock s market value to the value of total assets less total liabilities ( liability) ( book value). Determined by dividing current stock price by common stockholder equity per share> ( book value), adjusted for stock splits. Also… …   Financial and business terms

  • Market-book ratio — Market price of a share divided by book value per share. The New York Times Financial Glossary …   Financial and business terms

  • market-book ratio — market price of a share> divided by book value per share. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary …   Financial and business terms

  • market price to book ratio — See: book value …   Accounting dictionary

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