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Survey of Accounting (Accounting I)

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Carl Warren
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8th Edition
Carl Warren
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Debt and price-earnings ratios
Alphabet (formerly known as Google) (GOOG) is a technology company that offers users Internet search and e-mail services. Google also developed the Android operating system for use with cell phones and other mobile devices. The following data (in millions) were adapted from a recent financial statement of Alphabet.


Compare the results from parts (6) and (7). Comment on any differences.

To determine

Concept Introduction:

Price Earnings Ratio:

The price earnings ratio shows the relationship between price of the share and earnings per share. It is calculated with the help of following formula:

  Price Earnings Ratio=Market price per shareEarnings per share

To Indicate:

The Comment on the Price Earnings ratios

Explanation

The Price Earnings ratio for year 2 is calculated as follows:

  Price Earnings Ratio=Market price per shareEarnings per share

= 104.43/4.74

=22

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