TMCNet:  Top 5 Companies in the Computer Hardware Industry With the Highest Operating Margin (AAPL, SSYS, NCR, CCUR, SMCI)

[February 06, 2013]

Top 5 Companies in the Computer Hardware Industry With the Highest Operating Margin (AAPL, SSYS, NCR, CCUR, SMCI)

Feb 06, 2013 (SmarTrend(R) News Watch via COMTEX) -- Below are the three companies in the Computer Hardware industry with the highest operating margin. A healthy operating margin is required for a company to pay for its fixed costs and generate cash.Apple ranks highest with a an operating margin of 31.6%. Stratasys is next with a an operating margin of 18.3%. NCR ranks third highest with a an operating margin of 6.2%.


Concurrent Computer follows with a an operating margin of 5.3%, and Super Micro Computer rounds out the top five with a an operating margin of 2.6%.

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