As at 6th Jan 2012, our local market is valued at a P/E (Price per earning) of about 14.8x on 2012 earnings. In the other words, it is currently lower than the 10-year average P/E ratio of 16.7x. So, it would be good opportunity for investor to make own assessment and decision in the present market condition.
P/E ratio is commonly used by stock traders to value a company. It reflects whether a company’s share price is overvalued or undervalued.