6. Micros Systems (MCRS) is a leading solutions company for the hospitality and retail industries in the U.S., Europe, the Pacific Rim and Latin America. Hundreds of companies, including Ikea, Staples and Starbucks, use Micros Systems products and services.
Analysts covering the stock recommend a buy. The stock has no sell or hold ratings. Its average 12-month price target is $59.17, about 32% higher than the current price, according to a Bloomberg consensus.
For 2012 first quarter, the company recorded net income of $37.2 million, or 45 cents per share, up 17.8% year-over-year. Overall revenue grew 9.9% to $256.6 million from $233.4 million.Recently, the company announced that TIG Global, its e-commerce services subsidiary, has been selected by The Jefferson Hotel and Plume Restaurant, a Washington, D.C. luxury hotel and fine dining restaurant, to build its two new Web sites, as well as offer strategic Internet marketing services. In addition, TIG Global has signed an agreement with Washington County Visitors Association, representing Oregon's Washington County, to design, market and host its Web sites. The company has reiterated its financial guidance for full year 2012, with estimated earnings of $2.09 per share.