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Top 5 Companies in the Systems Software Industry With the Highest Earnings Yield (ORCL, SYMC, MSFT, PRGS, VMW)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Systems Software industry with the highest earnings yields. Earnings yield is useful to compare the relative benefit of owning a stock vs. owning other yield assets such as bonds. If the earnings yield is higher, stocks may be considered undervalued.

Oracle Corp ranks highest with a an earnings yield of 4.9%. Following is Symantec Corp with a an earnings yield of 3.2%. Microsoft Corp ranks third highest with a an earnings yield of 2.9%.

Progress Softwar follows with a an earnings yield of 2.8%, and Vmware Inc-Cl A rounds out the top five with a an earnings yield of 1.9%.

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