Shares of Computer Programs & Systems Rank the Lowest in Terms of P/E Ratio in the Health Care Technology Industry (CPSI, QSII, SLP, CERN, OMCL)
Below are the three companies in the Health Care Technology industry with the lowest 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.
Computer Programs & Systems ranks lowest with a a P/E ratio of 12.41. Following is Quality Systems with a a P/E ratio of 19.20. Simulations Plus ranks third lowest with a a P/E ratio of 25.96.
Cerner follows with a a P/E ratio of 35.39, and Omnicell rounds out the bottom five with a a P/E ratio of 45.68.
SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Computer Programs & Systems on March 16th, 2016 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $51.33. Since that call, shares of Computer Programs & Systems have fallen 48.9%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.
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