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Mutliples usually are referring to a valuation metric when trying to analyze the relative value of a company.

Mulitple is usually just another term for price/earnings ratio (P/E ratio or PE) which measures the value of a company's stock determined by share price divided by earnings per share (EPS).

Multiples simply reflect how much investors are willing to pay for a companys stock per every dollar of earnings, sales, EBITDA, etc that is reported.
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