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    Market to book ratio

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    I was wondering if you can assist me on understanding where you would get the numbers for calculating the ratios.

    For example, If the market value of Phone Corp.stock was 17.2 billion at the end of the year, what was the market to book ratio and where do I look?

    If there were 205 million shares outstanding, what were earnings per share and the price earning ratios? How do I calculate,how do you get the formula?

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    The information you can get in yahoo finance section and msn finance section.
    The formulaes are:

    Market to Book ratio: Market Vaue/Book value
    Book Value = Equity Shares+ ...

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    This solution provides a step-by-step explanation of the computation of market to book ratio in the given accounting problem.