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Financial terms in "Insurance"

1. Surrender Cost Comparison Index

2. Personal Assets

3. emergency response values

4. Premium Balances

5. general inclusions

6. Associate in Reinsurance (ARe)

7. extrinsic facts test

8. impaired risk

9. assumption of risk doctrine

10. holding power formula

11. interlining

12. Contingent Fund

13. monoline

14. related claims provisions

15. nonassignable

16. lender liability

17. Reinsurance Ceded

18. Competitive Replacement Parts

19. beauty contest

20. fine arts coverage

21. control technique guidelines (CTG)

22. crisis management coverage

23. specialty risks

24. payment bond

25. noncontrolled foreign corporation (NCFC)

26. statement blank

27. PMI

28. certificate of insurance

29. fully paid policy

30. earnings before interest, dividends, depreciation, and amortization (EBIDDA)

31. nonadmitted reinsurance

32. easement by prescription

33. paid-in capital

34. minor's compromise

35. environmental impairment liability (EIL) insurance

36. optimization

37. group practice health maintenance organization

38. Mutual Holding Company

39. policy year experience

40. customer's auto

41. allocated expenses

42. Guaranteed Renewable

43. employers liability coverage

44. Policy

45. robbery and safe burglary coverage, money and securities form Q

46. rebating

47. securitization

48. group property and liability insurance

49. event triggered financings

50. core capital

51. loss reduction

52. extortion coverage form G

53. cash surrender value

54. retrocedent

55. cost, insurance, and freight (CIF)

56. unearned reinsurance premium

57. class

58. claims reserve

59. that particular part

60. negligence

61. asset share value

62. foreign liability coverage

63. diagnosis

64. offset clause

65. AMERCO v. Commissioner

66. Lamb-Weston rule

67. capital stock

68. overall operating ratio

69. in rem endorsement

70. blended risk

71. protective order

72. export and/or import embargo indemnity

73. cross-defendant

74. persistency

75. interrelated claims provisions

76. integrated excess policies

77. circumstance

78. exempt motor carrier

79. financial guarantee insurance

80. seasonal risk

81. clearance

82. banking insurance fund

83. equity-linked policy

84. unit-linked insurance

85. Engineering Joint Contracts Documents Committee (EJCDC)

86. notice to the company

87. slabbed

88. line of business

89. fronted captive

90. nonqualified plans

91. American Municipal Bond Assurance Corporation

92. first named insured

93. wrap-around risk financing program

94. bench trial

95. Subscription Policy

96. Lloyds Organizations

97. Associate in Insurance Accounting and Finance (AIAF)

98. preexisting condition

99. risk sharing

100. insurance risk management

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Price-to-earnings Ratio (P/E)

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The price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) is the relationship between a company's earnings and its share price, and is calculated by dividing the current price per share by the earnings per share.A stock's P/E, also known as its multiple, gives you a sense of what you are paying for a stock in relation to its earning power. For example, a stock with a P/E of 30 is trading at a price 30 times higher than its earnings, while one with a P/E of 15 is trading at 15 times its earnings. If earnings falter, there is usually a sell-off, which drives the price down. But if the company is successful, the share price and the P/E can climb even higher. Similarly, a low p/e can be the sign of an undervalued company whose price hasn't caught up with its earnings potential. Or, conversely, a clue that the market considers the company a poor investment risk.Stocks with higher P/Es are typical of companies that are expected to grow rapidly in value. They're often more volatile than stocks with lower P/Es because it can be more difficult for the company's earnings to satisfy investor expectations.The P/E can be calculated two ways. A trailing p/e, the figure reported in newspaper stock tables, uses earnings for the last four quarters. A forward p/e generally uses earnings for the past two quarters and an analyst's projection for the coming two.

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