Chart: Software Stocks - Net Income Per Employee

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 |  Includes: ADBE, ADSK, ATRS, BMC, BORL, CA, CHKP, CPWR, CTXS, DOX, INTU, IVII, LNUX, LWSN, MERQ, MFE, MSFT, NOVL, ORCL, QSFT, RHT, SAP, SYMC, TMICY, WBSN
by: SA Editors

Rob Zenilman submits: Normalized net income (includes the effect of taxes, but excludes any unusual items) per employee in the Software sector for the most recently reported fiscal year ranged from $184,980 (NASDAQ:MSFT) down to -$23,169 (LNUX), with a median value of $37,527

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Data in table version -- click on a ticker for opinion and analysis of the company:
FY Net Income
FY Net Income # of Per Employee
Ticker Company Ending ($mm) Employees ($000)
ADBE Adobe Systems Inc. 12/02/05 $479 5,734
$84
ADSK Autodesk Inc. 01/31/06 $239 4,813
$50
ATRS Altiris Inc. 12/31/05 $7 878
$8
BMC BMC Software Inc. 03/31/05 $82 6,905
$12
BORL Borland Software C 12/31/05 -$6 1,269
-$5
CA CA, Inc. 03/31/05 $172 15,300
$11
CHKP Check Point Softwa 12/31/05 $244 1,414
$172
CPWR Compuware Corp. 03/31/06 $113 7,510
$15
CTXS Citrix Systems, In 12/31/05 $145 3,171
$46
DOX Amdocs Ltd. 09/30/05 $233 13,200
$18
INTU Intuit Inc. 07/31/05 $346 7,000
$49
IVII InterVideo Inc. 12/31/05 $9 803
$12
LNUX VA Software Corp. 07/31/05 -$3 127
-$23
LWSN Lawson Software In 05/31/05 $8 1,400
$6
MERQ Mercury Interactiv 12/31/04 $78 2,659
$29
MFE McAfee Inc. 12/31/05 $150 3,290
$46
MSFT Microsoft Corp. 06/30/05 $11,284 61,000
$185
NOVL Novell Inc. 10/31/05 $51 5,066
$10
ORCL Oracle Corp. 05/31/05 $2,753 49,872
$55
QSFT Quest Software Inc 12/31/05 $50 2,763
$18
RHAT Red Hat Inc. 02/28/06 $50 1,100
$46
SAP SAP AG 12/31/05 $1,715 35,873
$48
SYMC Symantec Corp. 03/31/05 $548 6,500
$84
TMIC Trend Micro Inc. 12/31/05 $153 N/A
N/A
WBSN Websense Inc. 12/31/05 $38 635
$59
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Data: CapitalIQ

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