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Top 5 Companies in the Internet Software & Services Industry With the Lowest Projected Earnings Growth (BCOR, EGOV, JCOM, VRSN, AKAM)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Internet Software & Services 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.

Blucora Inc ranks lowest with a projected earnings growth of 1.6%. Following is Nic Inc with a projected earnings growth of 6.3%. J2 Global Inc ranks third lowest with a projected earnings growth of 7.1%.

Verisign Inc follows with a projected earnings growth of 11.4%, and Akamai Technolog rounds out the bottom five with a projected earnings growth of 13.6%.

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Keywords: lowest projected earnings growth blucora inc nic inc j2 global inc verisign inc akamai technolog

Ticker(s): BCOR EGOV JCOM VRSN AKAM