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Top 5 Companies in the Health Care Technology Industry With the Lowest P/E Ratio (CPSI, QSII, SLP, CERN, OMCL)

By Shiri Gupta

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 12.34. Quality Systems is next with a a P/E ratio of 17.81. Simulations Plus ranks third lowest with a a P/E ratio of 25.99.

Cerner follows with a a P/E ratio of 36.04, and Omnicell rounds out the bottom five with a a P/E ratio of 48.35.

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Ticker(s): CPSI QSII SLP CERN OMCL