Chart: Software Companies - Gross Profit Margins

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 |  Includes: ADBE, ADP, BMC, CA, CHKP, CRM, CTSH, CTXS, DOX, FDC-OLD, FISV, INFY, INTU, LNUX, MERQ, MFE, MSFT, NVT, ORCL, RX, SAP, SYMC, TMICY, TSS
by: SA Editors


Gross profit margins in the Software sector ranged from 95.0% (NASDAQ:CHKP) down to 31.1% (NASDAQ:FISV), with the median for the group at 76.8%.

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Data in table version -- click on a ticker for opinion and analysis of the company:
Total Gross Gross
Quarter Revenue Profit Profit
Ticker Company Ending ($mm) ($mm) Margin (%)
ADBE Adobe Systems Inc. 03/03/06 $655.48 $577.73
88.1%
ADP Automatic Data Processing Inc. 03/31/06 $2,438.60 $1290.10
52.9%
BMC BMC Software Inc. 12/31/05 $380.30 $292.90
77.0%
CA CA, Inc. 12/31/05 $967.00 $898.00
92.9%
CHKP Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. 03/31/06 $133.59 $126.88
95.0%
CRM Salesforce.com 01/31/06 $91.06 $69.72
76.6%
CTSH Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. 12/31/05 $256.90 $120.92
47.1%
CTXS Citrix Systems, Inc. 03/31/06 $260.00 $243.34
93.6%
DOX Amdocs Ltd. 03/31/06 $601.13 $211.88
35.2%
FDC First Data Corp. 03/31/06 $2,714.80 $977.50
36.0%
FISV Fiserv Inc. 03/31/06 $1,096.67 $341.41
31.1%
INFY Infosys Technologies Ltd. 03/31/06 $593.00 $239.00
40.3%
INTU Intuit Inc. 01/31/06 $742.70 $607.57
81.8%
LNUX VA Software Corp. 01/31/06 $14.73 $6.95
47.2%
MERQ Mercury Interactive Corp. 06/30/05 $207.06 $167.81
81.0%
MFE McAfee Inc. 03/31/06 $271.97 $231.57
85.1%
MSFT Microsoft Corp. 03/31/06 $10,900.00 $8872.00
81.4%
NVT NAVTEQ Corp. 04/02/06 $122.33 $59.47
48.6%
ORCL Oracle Corp. 02/28/06 $3,470.00 $2680.00
77.2%
RX IMS Health Inc. 03/31/06 $446.10 $248.20
55.6%
SAP SAP AG 03/31/06 $2,469.89 $1530.82
62.0%
SYMC Symantec Corp. 12/31/05 $1,149.03 $965.58
84.0%
TMIC Trend Micro Inc. 03/31/06 $174.54 $143.36
82.1%
TSS Total System Services Inc. 03/31/06 $412.29 $254.20
61.7%
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Data: Capital IQ

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