Global Indices & Valuations Are In the Eyes of the Beholder

 

“While some would say the markets are undervalued or overvalued, I guess it’s all relevant when you ask, compared to what?”

From the vaults of Global Financial Data Co: Here are the global valuations of the S&P 500, Nikkei, DAX and the FTSE.

Here are the historical valuations for the S&P 500:

1.     1871-2013: 15.99
2.     Last 25 years: 27.98
3.     Last 75 years: 16.90
4.     Today: 19.17

 

Global Historical Valuations on the S&P 500, Nikkei, DAX and the FTSE P/E Ratio’s


And here is the Nikkei to 1915:

1.     P/E Ratio 1956-2013: 65.34
2.     Last 25 years: 156.98
3.     Last 50 years: 72.41
4.     Today: 17

 

And here is the German DAX to 1890:

1.     P/E Ratio 1969-2013: 16.47
2.     Last 25 years: 16.98
3.     Last 50: N/A
4.     Today: 14

 

And here is the FTSE to 1850:

1.     P/E Ratio 1927-2013: 16.73
2.     Last 25 years: 16.70
3.     Last 75 years: 16.75
4.     Today: 16.82

 

 

 

Source:

Global Financial Data

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