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Top 3 Companies in the Computer Hardware Industry With the Highest Revenue Per Employee (AAPL, SMCI, DELL)

Published on Tue, 01/08/2013 - 11:17
By Peter Chu

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

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is highest with an RPE of $3.4 million. Apple Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets personal computers and related personal computing and mobile communication devices along with a variety of related software, services, peripherals, and networking solutions. The Company sells its products worldwide through its online stores, its retail stores, its direct sales force, third-party wholesalers, and resellers.

Apple share prices have moved between a 52-week high of $705.07 and a 52-week low of $418.66 and are now trading 26% above that low price at $527.72 per share. In the last five trading sessions, the 50-day moving average (MA) has fallen 1% while the 200-day MA has slid 0.2%.

Following is Super Micro Computer (NASDAQ:SMCI) with an RPE of $837,000.

Finishing up the top three is Dell (NASDAQ:DELL), with an RPE of $568,000.

By Peter Chu
pchu@fnno.com