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Relatively Low Projected Earnings Growth Detected in Shares of Vasco Data Intl in the Systems Software Industry (VDSI, CVLT, CA, ORCL, PRGS)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Systems Software industry with the lowest projected earnings growth. The growth of earnings per share (current fiscal year estimated vs. last year actual) is important to gauge future profitability and relative value. Higher EPS growth generally justifies higher earnings multiples.

Vasco Data Intl ranks lowest with a projected earnings growth of 2.3%. Following is Commvault System with a projected earnings growth of 2.4%. Ca Inc ranks third lowest with a projected earnings growth of 4.2%.

Oracle Corp follows with a projected earnings growth of 7.3%, and Progress Softwar rounds out the bottom five with a projected earnings growth of 7.5%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Progress Softwar on February 9th, 2018 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $46.07. Since that call, shares of Progress Softwar have fallen 17.7%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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Ticker(s): VDSI CVLT CA ORCL PRGS