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Global Sources has the Highest Revenue Per Employee in the Publishing Industry (GSOL, MDP, SCHL)

Published on Mon, 04/08/2013 - 10:35
By Peter Chu

Below are the three companies in the Publishing industry with the highest Revenue Per Employee (RPE). Analysts use RPE as a measure to compare the productivity of companies in the same industry.

Global Sources (NASDAQ:GSOL) is highest with an RPE of $5.8 million. Global Sources Ltd. creates and facilitates global trade between buyers and suppliers. The Company's integrated sourcing and marketing solutions enable importers to buy, and exporters to sell, more effectively and profitably. Global Sources aggregates and formats industry-specific supplier and product information, then delivers this content to its buyer community worldwide.

Global Sources (NASDAQ:GSOL) has potential upside of 36.6% based on a current price of $6.59 and analysts' consensus price target of $9.00. The stock should run into initial resistance at its 200-day moving average (MA) of $6.70 and subsequent resistance at its 50-day MA of $7.72.

Meredith (NYSE:MDP) is next with an RPE of $450,000.

Finishing up the top three is Scholastic (NASDAQ:SCHL), with an RPE of $374,000.

By Peter Chu
pchu@fnno.com