TMCNet:  Vicon Industries has the Highest Operating Margin in the Electronic Equipment & Instruments Industry (VII, MLAB, FEIC, HOLI, MTSC)

[February 06, 2013]

Vicon Industries has the Highest Operating Margin in the Electronic Equipment & Instruments Industry (VII, MLAB, FEIC, HOLI, MTSC)

Feb 06, 2013 (SmarTrend(R) News Watch via COMTEX) -- Below are the three companies in the Electronic Equipment & Instruments industry with the highest operating margin. A healthy operating margin is required for a company to pay for its fixed costs and generate cash.Vicon Industries ranks highest with a an operating margin of 58.7%. Mesa Laboratories is next with a an operating margin of 29.8%. FEI Co ranks third highest with a an operating margin of 17.3%.


Hollysys Automation Technologies follows with a an operating margin of 16.2%, and MTS Systems rounds out the top five with a an operating margin of 14.1%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Vicon Industries on August 5th, 2011 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $3.70. Since that call, shares of Vicon Industries have fallen 26.9%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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