For 2015 the consensus of the earnings per share of Barco is at profit of 2,73 euros. Based on this the price/earnings-ratio equals 20,3.
The consensus of the dividends per share is at 1,7 euros.Consequently the dividend return is around 3,07 percent. On average the stocks in this sector yield a dividend return of around 0,94 percent.
The stocks Cognizant, Apple and Cisco Systems in the sector hardware sector have the most buy recommendations. The 3 most recent recommendations for the hardware sector were provided by KBC Securities (hold, 63,00 euros), ING (hold, 60,00 euros) and DeGroof Petercam (buy, 65,00 euros).
Barco's book value/price equals 0,82. The hardware & equipment company now trades at a Shiller PE of 5.94. The stock now trades at 55,43 euros. This equals 29 times the 2014's earnings per share.