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Greetings Keith,

I think it generally refers to the P/E of the overall market, e.g. that of the Dow Jones Wilshire 5000 index, though it could be a little more specific like that of that segment of the market, e.g. the P/E of S & P 500 stocks or tech stocks. At least that would be how I'd interpret it though I would ask the poster if they have a specific meaning they meant for someone to infer or if there are multiple interpretations that should make sense.

The main Price multiples I'm aware of are Price/Earnings, Price/Book Value, Price/Cash Flow, Price/Free Cash Flow though there may be others and there is the question of which market is meant since the term "market multiple" does raise the question of which market and which multiple though I imagine this is where you may be confused as well as others possibly.

Regards,
JB
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