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Top 5 Companies in the Systems Software Industry With the Highest Beta (RUBI, VMW, PFPT, ORCL, FEYE)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Systems Software industry with the highest betas. Higher-beta stocks mean greater volatility and are therefore generally considered to be riskier but also may provide the potential for higher returns.

Rubicon Project ranks highest with a a beta of 1.6. Following is Vmware Inc-Cl A with a a beta of 1.3. Proofpoint Inc ranks third highest with a a beta of 1.2.

Oracle Corp follows with a a beta of 1.2, and Fireeye Inc rounds out the top five with a a beta of 1.2.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Rubicon Project on March 6th, 2020 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $9.15. Since that call, shares of Rubicon Project have fallen 37.2%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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