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Shares of Oracle Corp Rank the Highest in Terms of Earnings Yield in the Systems Software Industry (ORCL, PRGS, VMW, MSFT, SYMC)

By James Quinn

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 5.0%. Following is Progress Softwar with a an earnings yield of 3.1%. Vmware Inc-Cl A ranks third highest with a an earnings yield of 2.9%.

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

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Ticker(s): ORCL PRGS VMW MSFT SYMC