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Computer Programs & Systems is Among the Companies in the Health Care Technology Industry With the Highest Future Earnings Growth (CPSI, MDRX, MDSO, OMCL, ATHN)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Health Care Technology industry with the highest future earnings growth. The growth of earnings per share (next fiscal year estimated vs. current fiscal year estimated) is important to gauge future profitability and relative value. Higher EPS growth generally justifies higher earnings multiples.

Computer Programs & Systems ranks highest with a future earnings growth of 32.0%. Following is Allscripts Healthcare Solutions with a future earnings growth of 25.6%. Medidata Solutions ranks third highest with a future earnings growth of 24.2%.

Omnicell follows with a future earnings growth of 23.5%, and athenahealth rounds out the top five with a future earnings growth of 19.9%.

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Keywords: highest future earnings growth computer programs & systems allscripts healthcare solutions medidata solutions omnicell Athenahealth

Ticker(s): CPSI MDRX MDSO OMCL ATHN