Table: Best Picks in Technology

Company/Symbol Price* P-E Ratio**
Electronic Arts ERTS $72.53 23†
Video-game sales have passed movie receipts, and this company is the game-software leader
LSI Logic LSI 6.99 NA
One of the cheapest chip stocks, and reduced overhead means fatter margins
Network Associates NET 12.92 22
New antivirus products are likely to be a hit with consumers and businesses
Omnivision Technologies OVTI 29.15 36††
More and more cell phones will include cameras with Omnivision's chips
Symantec SYMC 45.22 24
Spending on computer security--Symantec's specialty--is a growth area in IT budgets
Veritas Software VRTS 27.36 42
It's a leader in data-storage software, another item at the top of IT spending lists
*June 13 **Based on estimated 2003 earnings
†Fiscal year ending, March, 2004 ††Fiscal year ending April, 2004
Data: BusinessWeek, Bloomberg Financial Markets

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