Stocks With Low Accrual Ratios
Company (Exchange: Ticker) Accrual Ratio Latest 12 Mo P/E Ratio (X) Price/ Free Cash Flow (X) Total Assets ($ Mil) 52-Wk Price Change (%) Description
Latest 12 Mo (%) Last Year (%) Year Ago (%) EPS ($/Shr) Free Cash Flow ($/Shr)
Parlux Fragrances, Inc. (M: PARL) (28.1) (21.1) 50.9 0.01 1.75 nmf 3.7 129 99 fragrances, beauty prods
Mediware Info. Systems (M: MEDW) (18.9) (8.6) (9.7) 0.11 1.44 57.1 4.0 59 (9) clinical mgmt info software
Alliance Data Systems (N: ADS) (16.9) (7.1) (5.3) 2.04 10.81 27.7 6.0 4,129 (9) marketing solutions
Apollo Group, Inc. (M: APOL) (16.7) (5.2) (2.0) 2.10 3.80 30.9 17.0 1,712 17 education programs & servs
VAALCO Energy, Inc. (N: EGY) (16.7) (5.2) 7.0 0.27 0.79 24.6 8.4 186 71 crude oil & gas
InterDigital, Inc. (M: IDCC) (15.6) (13.2) (10.1) 0.43 2.07 62.2 12.6 499 8 wireless technologies
Autodesk, Inc. (M: ADSK) (14.1) (14.0) (14.0) 1.61 3.02 24.8 12.7 2,444 (10) design software & servs
Pegasystems Inc. (M: PEGA) (12.7) (6.6) (7.3) 0.30 1.12 51.7 12.9 248 23 business process software
MicroStrategy Inc. (M: MSTR) (12.6) (13.8) (11.5) 4.42 6.97 15.4 9.5 267 (4) business intel software
ChoicePoint Inc. (N: CPS) (12.3) (12.6) (12.6) 0.48 2.48 78.8 19.7 1,214 29 ID verification servs
Shiloh Industries, Inc. (M: SHLO) (12.2) (12.6) (2.1) 0.59 1.85 16.4 5.1 308 (2) blanking & stamping opers
NVR, Inc. (N: NVR) (12.2) (9.8) (2.9) 48.25 92.31 13.6 6.3 2,314 5 home construction
Matrixx Initiatives, Inc. (M: MTXX) (12.0) (10.1) (1.5) 0.94 1.75 20.0 10.1 74 (15) OTC healthcare prods
QLogic Corporation (M: QLGC) (11.7) (10.5) (5.6) 0.80 1.50 24.4 12.9 835 62 storage network solutions
SurModics, Inc. (M: SRDX) (11.6) (24.8) (4.8) 0.40 1.66 575.7 24.3 195 (20) drug delivery technologies
Southwest Airlines Co. (N: LUV) (11.5) (5.2) 3.7 0.86 4.46 18.4 3.5 23,262 3 passenger airline in US
American Woodmark Corp. (M: AMWD) (11.2) (11.1) (11.2) 0.28 2.39 91.1 10.7 315 (10) kitchen cabinets & vanities
Computer Programs & Sys. (M: CPSI) (11.1) (9.9) 7.1 1.27 0.30 22.1 93.0 49 3 healthcare info technology
Sport Supply Group, Inc. (M: RBI) (10.8) (7.7) 2.6 0.63 2.06 21.5 5.8 166 21 sport equip & apparel
Adobe Systems Inc. (M: ADBE) (10.7) (10.2) (5.2) 1.53 2.51 30.1 18.0 5,460 13 business & mobile software
Broadcom Corporation (M: BRCM) (10.6) (9.5) (8.6) 0.62 1.48 45.8 18.6 4,600 (18) semiconductors
NetApp Inc. (M: NTAP) (10.3) (12.6) (11.0) 0.91 2.35 27.7 10.5 4,983 (2) data storage & mgmt
Advent Software, Inc. (M: ADVS) (9.9) (10.8) 16.6 0.65 1.97 78.9 24.4 386 25 investment mgmt software
United Online, Inc. (M: UNTD) (9.9) (8.0) (6.9) 0.82 0.76 14.9 15.5 563 (11) consumer Internet servs
Gibraltar Industries, Inc. (M: ROCK) (9.4) (10.3) 8.2 0.73 4.69 16.3 4.4 1,331 7 building prods & metal prods
National Semiconductor (N: NSM) (9.3) (9.3) (6.1) 1.32 1.83 18.5 12.7 2,149 (7) integrated circuits
Big Lots, Inc. (N: BIG) (9.3) (6.2) (12.9) 1.84 3.31 19.9 10.5 1,423 41 closeout retailer
F5 Networks, Inc. (M: FFIV) (9.3) (8.1) (5.2) 0.81 1.83 44.0 19.2 935 0 application delivery network
Stanley Furniture Co. (M: STLY) (9.0) (7.5) (8.8) 0.73 1.79 12.2 5.0 168 (48) residential wood furniture
JDA Software Group (M: JDAS) (8.8) (7.4) (3.0) 0.74 2.30 27.3 8.4 628 (4) mgmt software solutions
Exchange Key: A=American Stock Exchange; M=NASDAQ; N=New York Stock Exchange.
Source: AAII's
Stock Investor Pro, Reuters Research, Inc., and I/B/E/S. Data as of 8/15/2008.