Today's Technical View on Automatic Data Processing and TIBCO Software: Business Software Stocks have Good Future

   Today's Technical View on Automatic Data Processing and TIBCO Software:
                  Business Software Stocks have Good Future

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LONDON, February 19, 2013

LONDON, February 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Business IT sector grows in tandem with general economy. With growth in the
general economy, these companies are in a better position to perform well. The
impact of an improvement in the economy and a decline in unemployment rate is
clearly visible on the fortunes of Automatic Data Processing Inc. (NASDAQ:
ADP) as it reported strong results as well as rosy outlook. Tibco Software
Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) is also performing well despite the company facing rather
tough market conditions. However, the company is bound to bounce back in the
near future.StockCall initiated free in-depth technical analysis on Automatic
Data Processing and TIBCO Software which are currently available upon sign up

Automatic Data Processing on Growth Trajectory

Automatic Data Processing reported a 7 percent year-over-year increase in its
revenue for its fiscal second quarter of 2013. The company also provided
bright outlook for the full year and expects its EPS and revenue to grow by 5
percent. The company seems to benefit from a decline in unemployment rate in
the U.S. In the past 12 months, its stock notched up a 13 percent growth and
it is expected to grow further with the improvement in the economy. Sign up
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Automatic Data Processing plans to grow by introducing new services. It has
introduced Workforce NOW and Vantage HCM. These suites will help the company
to capture new markets. ADP already holds a leadership position in its field
and is likely to retain it. The stock offers nearly 3 percent dividend yield.
With its payout ratio at 55 percent, the dividend seems to be safe into the
near future. The company also has a robust balance sheet to keep its dividend
payment intact. It recently declared a regular quarterly dividend of 43.5
cents per share. The dividend is payable on April 1^st. With strong
fundamentals, growth avenue and steady dividend payment, Automatic Data
Processing's stock is an attractive investment venue.

Tibco Software Beats EPS Estimates

Tibco Software's stock is up 4 percent on a YTD basis but the company is
showing a declining trend for its revenue. The company lately had been missing
its estimates. However, it still maintains a strong position in its target
markets. Another weak point for the company is the deterioration of its
margins. Its fourth quarter results showed 2.4 percent growth for its revenue
to $296.5 million, while it was expected to announce revenue at $297.9
million. However, its adjusted profit at 42 cents per share was better than
consensus estimate of 39 cents per share. Download the free report on TIBCO
Software Inc. by registering at 

Tibco Software is realigning its business and brought about changes in the
company's management. However, these steps are expected to yield results in
mid- to long-term. Tibco Software declined to provide any guidance for its
coming quarter or financial year, which is a negative sign. Though, Tibco beat
consensus estimates for EPS, this was mainly due to the subdued preliminary
figures provided by the company which prompted industry trackers to scale back
their estimates. The company has good growth potential, but needs to work on
its execution front. In the absence of any positive catalyst, the stock seems
to have low upside potential. However, at the very same time, Tibco Software
sports a robust balance sheet which may help it to navigate through rough

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