price-to-book-value ratio

price-to-book-value ratio

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Firms listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange's first section had an average price-to-book-value ratio under one, which is usually an indication they are oversold.
In 1980, it was trading at a price-to-book-value ratio of about 1-to-1, or right at the book value of the tangible assets.
And to ferret out companies with a rock-solid base, Price looks for stocks with a price-to-book-value ratio of two or less.