Multiple listingAn agreement used by a broker who is a member of a multiple-listing organization, providing the exclusive right to sell with an additional authority and obligation on the part of the listing broker to distribute the listing to the other brokers.
Forward looking multipleForward looking multiple
A truncated expression for a P/E ratio that is based on forward (expected) earnings rather than on trailing earnings.
Multiple regressionMultiple regression
The estimated relationship between a dependent variable and more than one explanatory variable.
Multiple ArbitrageMultiple Arbitrage
In the context of hedge funds, a style of management where by the fund employs more than one arbitrage strategy. Portfolio manager opportunistically allocates capital among the various strategies in order to create the best risk/reward profile for the overall fund. Common strategies include merger arbitrage, convertible arbitrage, fixed income arbitrage, long/short equities pairs trading, and volatility arbitrage. In the context of equity and private equity investment, this refers to an investment in a firm where by standard multiples (earnings/price, book/price) indicate the price is far cheaper than industry averages.
Options contract multipleOptions contract multiple
A constant, set at $100, that when multiplied by the cash index value gives the dollar value of the stock index underlying an option. That is the dollar value of the underlying stock index = Cash index value x $100 (the options contract multiple).
Multiple VotingMultiple Voting
A group decision making technique designed to reduce a long list to a few ideas.
Further SuggestionsIncome multipliers or multiples
Multiple peril insurance
Futures contract multiple
Multiple rates of return
Multiple discriminant analysis (MDA)