Market Value Ratios express how the market evaluates the past activities of the enterprise and its future outlook. They are especially important for current and future investors, showing them what rate of return (through dividends or growth in prices of shares) can be expected from the investment. The indicators reflect different aspects of the management of the enterprise (return, liquidity, financial stability, activity). They are counted only for enterprises with publicly traded securities.
In practice, the most often used ratios are as follows: