Chart: Application Software Stocks - Annual Earnings Growth

|
 |  Includes: ADBE, ADSK, ADVS, APLX, ATRS, AXO, BORL, CPWR, CREL, DOCC, DRTE, EPAY, FNDT, HYSL, INTU, IVII, IWSY, LGTY, MANU, MSFT, NOVL, NTWK, OBAS, ONXS, PRGS, PVSW, RNOW, SMSI, SOFO, SPSS, TRAK, VSNT, WITS
by: Robert Zenilman

Rob Zenilman submits: Year over year trailing 12 month net income growth for stocks covered in the Application Software sector ranged from 137.2% (ATRS) down to -64.4% (NASDAQ:EPAY), with a median value of 0.8%.

* View More Software Sector Charts *

Data in table version -- click on a ticker for opinion and analysis of the company:

TTM Net Last Yr. YOY
Ticker Company Ending $(mm) ($mm) Increase%
Click to enlarge
ADBE Adobe Systems Inc. 06/02/06 $755.50 $728.06 -3.6%
ADSK Autodesk Inc. 04/30/06 $383.00 $369.00 -3.7%
ADVS Advent Software Inc. 06/30/06 $11.34 $7.44 -34.4%
APLX Applix Inc. 03/31/06 $7.45 $6.90 -7.3%
ATRS Altiris Inc. 03/31/06 $2.49 $5.90 137.2%
AXO AXS-One Inc. 03/31/06 -$8.16 -$7.74 N/A
BORL Borland Software Corp. 03/31/06 -$9.21 -$16.55 N/A
CPWR Compuware Corp. 06/30/06 $196.09 $203.64 3.9%
CREL Corel Corporation 05/31/06 $4.04 $4.66 15.4%
DOCC Docucorp International In 04/30/06 $3.64 $4.61 26.4%
DRTE Dendrite International In 03/31/06 $46.16 $40.36 -12.6%
EPAY Bottomline Technologies I 03/31/06 $5.93 $2.11 -64.4%
FNDT Fundtech Ltd. 03/31/06 $5.50 $5.23 -4.9%
HYSL Hyperion Solutions Corp. 06/30/06 $102.30 $103.10 0.8%
INTU Intuit Inc. 04/30/06 $558.48 $618.21 10.7%
IVII InterVideo Inc. 03/31/06 $14.97 $11.60 -22.5%
IW ImageWare Systems Inc. 03/31/06 -$6.45 -$6.67 N/A
LGTY Logility Inc. 04/30/06 $5.18 $6.71 29.5%
MANU Manugistics Group Inc. 02/28/06 -$18.13 -$8.82 N/A
MSFT Microsoft Corp. 06/30/06 $18,319.00 $18,262.00 -0.3%
NOVL Novell Inc. 04/30/06 $81.09 $83.06 2.4%
NTWK NetSol Technologies Inc. 03/31/06 $1.21 $1.33 9.5%
OBAS Optibase Ltd. 06/30/06 -$4.30 -$5.53 N/A
ONXS Onyx Software Corp. 03/31/06 $1.00 -$0.45 N/A
PRGS Progress Software Corp. 02/28/06 $73.07 $69.47 -4.9%
PVSW Pervasive Software Inc. 06/30/06 $3.84 $3.40 -11.6%
RNOW Rightnow Technologies Inc 06/30/06 $6.84 $3.70 -46.0%
SMSI Smith Micro Software Inc. 06/30/06 $7.04 $7.38 4.9%
SOFO Sonic Foundry Inc. 06/30/06 -$4.39 -$3.91 N/A
SPSS SPSS Inc. 03/31/06 $27.67 $31.60 14.2%
TRAK DealerTrack Holdings, Inc 03/31/06 $8.53 $10.44 22.4%
VSNT Versant Corp. 04/30/06 -$0.39 $1.68 N/A
WITS Witness Systems Inc. 03/31/06 $12.65 $14.65 15.8%

Data: CapitalIQ

Note: Net income is before taxes and excludes "unusual" items.

Related:

  1. Most recent opinion and analysis of Software stocks
  2. Full transcripts of recent conference calls in the Software sector
  3. Add the Software Stock Blog to your My Yahoo! page

Aside: Did you know that Seeking Alpha now publishes a one-page recap of Jim Cramer's Mad Money TV show, Lightning Round, Radio program and Stop Trading?