This is the relationship between the price of a share in a company and its net earnings per share. A P/E ratio of 12.5 means that the company capitalises 12.5 times its earnings. The lower the P/E, the more chance the share has of increasing its value on the market.
This is a regulated market organised around a clearing house; it is a centralised market enabling transparency of prices and equal treatment, on which options on shares and/or indices (equity or fixed income) are traded. The market enables investment managers to protect themselves against variations in interest rates and prices on the stock exchange or to dynamise a portfolio by profiting from opportunities.
ParisBourse SBF SA is a service company that manages a set of markets. It ensures their smooth functioning, security and development by control of transactions and guarantee of operational performance. It disseminates information in real time and ensures the promotion of the French stock market and derivatives markets. It is responsible for decisions on listing and delisting of stocks as well as for membership.
Performance is the total gain or loss, often expressed as a percentage, realised by an investment over a given period of time, in absolute value or relative value against a benchmark or benchmark index.