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TMCNet:  Relatively Low Earnings Yield Detected in Shares of Sourcefire in the Systems Software Industry (FIRE, CVLT, PVSW, RHT, OPNT)

[November 23, 2012]

Relatively Low Earnings Yield Detected in Shares of Sourcefire in the Systems Software Industry (FIRE, CVLT, PVSW, RHT, OPNT)

Nov 23, 2012 (SmarTrend(R) News Watch via COMTEX) -- Below are the three companies in the Systems Software industry with the lowest earnings yields. Earnings yield is useful to compare the relative benefit of owning a stock vs. owning other yield assets such as bonds. If the earnings yield is higher, stocks may be considered undervalued.Sourcefire ranks lowest with a an earnings yield of 0.6%. Following is CommVault Systems with a an earnings yield of 1.4%. Pervasive Software ranks third lowest with a an earnings yield of 1.5%.

Red Hat follows with a an earnings yield of 1.5%, and Opnet Technologies rounds out the bottom five with a an earnings yield of 1.8%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Opnet Technologies on May 16th, 2012 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $26.65. Since that recommendation, shares of Opnet Technologies have risen 55.5%. We continue to monitor Opnet Technologies for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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