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Shares of Synopsys Inc Rank the Lowest in Terms of Projected Earnings Growth in the Application Software Industry (SNPS, AZPN, ZIXI, NUAN, CTXS)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Application 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.

Synopsys Inc ranks lowest with a projected earnings growth of 1.1%. Aspen Technology is next with a projected earnings growth of 1.8%. Zix Corp ranks third lowest with a projected earnings growth of 5.9%.

Nuance Communica follows with a projected earnings growth of 6.9%, and Citrix Systems rounds out the bottom five with a projected earnings growth of 8.8%.

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Ticker(s): SNPS AZPN ZIXI NUAN CTXS