TMCNet:  Stratasys has the Highest P/E Ratio in the Computer Hardware Industry (SSYS, HPQ, CCUR, SMCI, NCR)

[February 12, 2013]

Stratasys has the Highest P/E Ratio in the Computer Hardware Industry (SSYS, HPQ, CCUR, SMCI, NCR)

Feb 12, 2013 (SmarTrend(R) News Watch via COMTEX) -- Below are the three companies in the Computer Hardware industry with the highest price to earnings (P/E) ratios. P/E is an important valuation tool when comparing companies in the same industry. A higher P/E ratio means that investors are paying more for each unit of net income, so the stock is more expensive compared to one with a lower P/E ratio.Stratasys ranks highest with a a P/E ratio of 90.63. Hewlett-Packard is next with a a P/E ratio of 58.03. Concurrent Computer ranks third highest with a a P/E ratio of 42.33.


Super Micro Computer follows with a a P/E ratio of 30.88, and NCR rounds out the top five with a a P/E ratio of 28.14.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of NCR on November 23rd, 2012 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $23.85. Since that recommendation, shares of NCR have risen 22.4%. We continue to monitor NCR for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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