5 Technology Stocks With Extremely Low P/E Ratios

The following five companies in the Technology sector have low trailing price-to-earnings ratios (this excludes all companies with a market capitalization less than $500 million):

  1. Computer Sciences Corporation (NYSE:CSC):  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $39.61 to $56.61 and most recently traded at $44.99 per share.  The trailing price-to-earnings ratio is 8.5, the trailing price-to-sales ratio is 0.42, and the trailing price-to-book ratio is 0.94.  Its market capitalization is $6.98 billion.  About the company: Computer Sciences Corporation provides consulting and information technology services to industry and government.  The Company provides consulting, systems design and integration, IT and business process outsourcing, application software, and Web and application hosting.  Computer Sciences operates locations around the world.
  2. United Microelectronics Corp (NYSE:UMC):  The stock has traded in a 52-week range of $2.49 to $3.75 and most recentl traded at $2.83 per share.  Its trailing price-to-earnings ratio is 8.32, its trailing price-to-sales ratio is 1.56, and its trailing price-to-book ratio is 0.92.  Its market capitalization is $7.09 billion.  About the company: United Microelectronics Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets integrated circuits and related electronic products.  The Company’s main products are consumer electronic ICs, memory ICs, personal computer peripheral ICs, and communication ICs.
  3. Lender Processing Services, Inc. (NYSE:LPS):  The stock has traded in a 52-week range of $25.50 to $37.81 and most recently traded at $27.81 per share.  Its trailing price-to-earnings ratio is 8.91, its trailing price-to-sales ratio is 1.01, and its trailing price-to-book ratio is 4.89.  Its market capitalization is $2.4 billion.  About the company: Lender Processing Services, Inc. offers mortgage processing and default management outsourcing services to mortgage lenders.
  4. Patni Computer Systems Limited (NYSE:PTI):  The stock is trading in a 52-week range of $16.73 to $28.33 and most recently traded at $17.37 per share.  Its trailing price-to-earnings ratio is 8.74, its trailing price-to-sales ratio is 1.6, and its trailing price-to-book ratio is 1.49.  Its market capitalization is $1.15 billion.  About the company: Patni Computer Systems Ltd. develops software and provides information technology services and business solutions.  The Company maintains application development projects, across all major software platforms and environments.
  5. ASML Holding NV (NASDAQ:ASML):  The stock has traded in a 52-week range of $24.64 to $45.92 and most recently traded at $41.71 per share.  Its price-to-earnings growth ratio is 9.78, its trailing price-to-sales ratio is 2.41, and its trailing price-to-book ratio is 41.2.  The company’s market capitalization is $18.21 billion.  About the company: ASML Holding N.V. develops, produces, and markets semiconductor manufacturing equipment.  The Company’s products allow semiconductor manufacturers to choose the optimal numerical aperture and wavelength for their applications, assure uniformity, and produce more using less floor space.

Note: Financial data is taken from Yahoo! Finance.  Selected other data is taken from Google Finance and publicly available SEC filings.  All data are assumed to be accurate.

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