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Subject:  P/E Date:  11/4/1999  10:22 AM
Author:  FranzLoidl Number:  405 of 2244

Searching the P/E for Royald Dutch Petrol I found under Quotes/Data, detailed: P/E = 30. However, under Quotes/Data, snapshot I see a P/E of 272.44. Why do two different figures appear, please? How are they computed?

By the way, under snapshot there several abbreviations, such as Price/Earnings (TTM) or Price/book (MRQ). What does TTM and MRQ stand for?

Sorry, for these foolish questions, but I'm afraid I've become a FOOL. Thanks a lot for your help.

Yours very truly,
Franz Loidl, Vienna, Austria
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