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Top 5 Companies in the Application Software Industry With the Highest P/E Ratio (BLKB, BSFT, MSTR, AMAP, TYL)
[March 12, 2013]

Top 5 Companies in the Application Software Industry With the Highest P/E Ratio (BLKB, BSFT, MSTR, AMAP, TYL)

Mar 12, 2013 (SmarTrend(R) News Watch via COMTEX) -- Below are the three companies in the Application Software industry with the highest price to earnings (P/E) ratios. P/E is an important valuation tool when comparing companies in the same industry. A higher P/E ratio means that investors are paying more for each unit of net income, so the stock is more expensive compared to one with a lower P/E ratio.Blackbaud ranks highest with a a P/E ratio of 79.54. Following is BroadSoft with a a P/E ratio of 64.76. MicroStrategy ranks third highest with a a P/E ratio of 61.58.

AutoNavi Holdings follows with a a P/E ratio of 60.82, and Tyler Technologies rounds out the top five with a a P/E ratio of 58.62.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Tyler Technologies on June 15th, 2012 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $39.21. Since that recommendation, shares of Tyler Technologies have risen 52.6%. We continue to monitor Tyler Technologies for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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