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Refer to an online finance source such as Yahoo! Finance or Google Finance to look up the P/E ratios for Verizon Communications and Walmart. Which company has the higher P/E ratio? What factors could explain this?

Summary Introduction

To determine: Company with higher price/earnings ratio and factors explaining this.

Introduction:

Price/Earnings (P/E) Ratio: It represents the relationship between price per share and earnings per share.  The P/E ratio leads to a better condition of the firm.

Explanation
  • Price/earnings ratio determines the earning per share covered by the price of the share.
  • Formula to calculate price/earnings ratio,

    Price/EarningsRatio=Price<

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