Go to the Globe and Mail homepage

Jump to main navigationJump to main content


Twelve IT stocks that score well for safety and value Add to ...

Subscribers Only

What are we looking for?

U.S. information-technology companies that hew to our investment philosophy focused on safety and value.

The screen

In our analysis, my associate Allan Meyer and I started with U.S.-listed equities in the IT sector with a market capitalization of $100-billion (U.S.) or more, sorted from largest to smallest. We view market capitalization as a safety factor, larger companies tend to be more diversified and less volatile.

Select information technology companies

CompanyTickerMarket Cap. ($Bil U.S.)Dividend yield (%)Debt/Equity (%)Price/EarningsEarnings Momentum (%)FCF/EV (%)
Apple Inc.AAPL-Q808.11.667.915.42.46.5
Alphabet Inc.GOOGL-Q687.50.02.827.30.74.3
Microsoft Corp.MSFT-Q555.52.274.321.83.85.1
Facebook Inc.FB-Q448.
Alibaba Group BABA-N352.10.032.630.45.10.1
Visa Inc.V-N221.60.748.325.66.02.3
Oracle Corp.ORCL-N186.91.790.616.01.97.5
Intel Corp.INTC-Q171.
Cisco Systems Inc.CSCO-Q158.13.745.013.01.310.6
IBM IBM-N142.93.9231.
Mastercard Inc.MA-N133.70.791.627.14.03.2
Broadcom Ltd.AVGO-Q102.31.672.
Median 204.21.658.

Source: Thomson Reuters, Wickham Investment Counsel Inc.

Report Typo/Error

Follow us on Twitter: @GlobeInvestor

More Related to this Story


Next story




Most popular videos »

More from The Globe and Mail

Most popular