Chart: Software Companies - SG&A Margin (MRQ)

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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

Selling, General and Administrative Expenses (most recently reported quarter) as a percentage of total revenue in Software sector ranged from 63.2% (NYSE:CRM) down to 13.1% (NYSE:DOX), with a median value of 31.3%.

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Data in table version -- click on a ticker for opinion and analysis of the company:
Total SG&A SG&A
Quarter Revenue Expense Margin
Ticker Company Ending ($mm) ($mm) (%)
ADBE Adobe Systems Inc. 03/03/06 $655.48 $274.11
41.8%
ADP Automatic Data Processing Inc. 12/31/05 $2438.60 $489.00
20.1%
BMC BMC Software Inc. 12/31/05 $380.30 $177.00
46.5%
CA CA, Inc. 12/31/05 $967.00 $492.00
50.9%
CHKP Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. 12/31/05 $133.59 $42.27
31.6%
CRM Salesforce.com 01/31/06 $91.06 $57.52
63.2%
CTSH Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. 12/31/05 $285.48 $64.60
22.6%
CTXS Citrix Systems, Inc. 12/31/05 $260.00 $146.42
56.3%
DOX Amdocs Ltd. 12/31/05 $601.13 $78.55
13.1%
FDC First Data Corp. 03/31/06 $2701.80 $407.50
15.1%
FISV Fiserv Inc. 03/31/06 $1096.67 $148.45
13.5%
INFY Infosys Technologies Ltd. 03/31/06 $593.00 $83.00
14.0%
INTU Intuit Inc. 01/31/06 $742.70 $262.20
35.3%
LNUX VA Software Corp. 01/31/06 $14.73 $4.50
30.6%
MERQ Mercury Interactive Corp. 03/31/05 $207.06 $104.37
50.4%
MFE McAfee Inc. 03/31/06 $271.97 $126.88
46.7%
MSFT Microsoft Corp. 03/31/06 $10900.00 $2970.00
27.2%
NVT NAVTEQ Corp. 12/31/05 $122.33 $40.87
33.4%
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Data: Capital IQ

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