INTEGRITY Definition

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INTEGRITY is consistent adherence to an ethical code. If client management lacks integrity the auditor must be more skeptical than usual.

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PRICE EARNINGS MULTIPLE: The price-earnings ratio (P/E) is simply the price of a companys share of common stock in the public market divided by its earnings per share. Multiply this multiple by the net income and you will have a value for the business. If the business has no income, there is no valuation. If the common stock in not publicly traded, valuation of the stock is purely subjective. This may not be the best method, but can provide a benchmark valuation.

PINK SHEETS is a privately owned company whose Electronic Quotation Service provides an Internet-based, real-time quotation service for OTC equities and bonds. The Pink Sheets are not owned or operated by The NASDAQ Stock Market, Inc. or FINRA.

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