Your stock broker suggests you concentrate your portfolio on stocks with low P/E ratios. She explains that these firms are likely to be out of favor with investors, because they have a low price relative to their current earnings. Is this necessarily a good investment practice? Why or why not?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 4, 2021, 7:37 pm ad1c9bdddf
P/E ratios are a useful indicator and tool when performing valuation and comparing firms.
Price Earning ratios = Market price of equity per share/Earnings per share.
The relationship between the market price of a share of stock and the stock's current earnings per share is often stated in terms of a price-earnings ratio. The price-earnings ratio is widely used by investors as a general ...
The solution examines whether stock brokers should invest in low P/E stocks. P/E stock ratios are determined.