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What does BV stand for?

BV stands for Book Value

This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:

  • Business, finance, etc.

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One way to search for such opportunities is to look for companies with low book value relative to stock price--or, to put it another way, a high price-to-book ratio.
To assess the differences in value relevance of two accounting summary numbers, earnings and book value, across different countries, we use empirical models and measurements that allow direct comparisons of the weights assigned to accounting earnings and book value by market participants of these four countries.
It's a two-step test that first determines whether the book value of the reporting unit's acquired assets exceeds the unit's so-called fair value -- typically measured through discounted cash-flow estimates.
While many variables determine an offering price, the tendency to set offering prices below book value may, in many cases, be unwarranted.