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Fortinet Inc is Among the Companies in the Systems Software Industry With the Lowest Earnings Yield (FTNT, QLYS, VMW, MSFT, SYMC)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Systems Software industry with the lowest 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.

Fortinet Inc ranks lowest with a an earnings yield of 0.8%. Following is Qualys Inc with a an earnings yield of 1.1%. Vmware Inc-Cl A ranks third lowest with a an earnings yield of 2.6%.

Microsoft Corp follows with a an earnings yield of 2.6%, and Symantec Corp rounds out the bottom five with a an earnings yield of 2.7%.

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Ticker(s): FTNT QLYS VMW MSFT SYMC