So what are the Diversified Computer Systems companies? These are the big players, like Teradata Corporation (TDC). These are the companies that are involved in everything from hardware to software to consulting to clouds.
On example is Hewlett-Packard, which announced yesterday that it has decided its personal computer business. The stock trades at 6.5 times current earnings and six times forward earnings with a favorable price to earnings growth ratio of 0.71. The yield on the stock beats any bank account, paying 1.9%. Earnings for the latest quarter were up 8.6% on a revenue increase of 1.5%.
Another dividend payer in this category is Big Blue, or more officially known as International Business Machines Corp. (IBM). The company has a price to earnings ratio of 14, a forward PE of 12, with a PEG ratio of 1.12. The stock offers a yield of 1.6%. Earnings for the latest quarter ending September 30 grew by 7% with similar growth in revenues.
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Disclosure: Author didn't own any of the above at the time the article was written.