Relative PE(redirected from Relative P/E)
A firm or industry's price to earnings ratio divided by the market price to earnings ratio.
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The price-earnings ratio of a company compared to other companies in the same industry or other companies of the same size. The relative PE is useful in helping people make investment decisions. One may desire a higher relative PE or a lower PE, depending on one's investment strategy.
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