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Relatively High Level of Cash Detected in Shares of Microsoft in the Systems Software Industry (MSFT, ORCL, VMW, CHKP, SYMC)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Systems Software industry with the highest cash equivalents (CE). Analysts use CE as a measure to compare the cash cushion of companies in the same industry.

Microsoft ranks highest with a CE of $99,000. Oracle is next with a CE of $56,000. VMware ranks third highest with a CE of $7,000.

Check Point Software Technologies follows with a CE of $4,000, and Symantec rounds out the top five with a CE of $3,000.

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