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Money to Burn
Our cash management scorecard shows the companies in 37 industries with the least and most excess cash per sales.
CFO Staff, CFO Magazine

For a fuller discussion, return to the article "Too Much Cash."


Cash Management in 37 Industry Sectors



SOFTWARE
COMPANY Cash/Annual Sales Impact of Paying down Capital Employed with Excess Cash
2003 2001 to 2003 Increase,
% pts.
Industry Benchmark Excess
Cash, %
Excess Cash,
$millions
ROCE
2003
Adjusted ROCE
Symantec 0.0% -65.3% 37.8% 0.0% 0
Standard Register 8.4% -5.3% 37.8% 0.0% 0 5.9% 5.9%
Sungard Data Systems 16.2% -4.3% 37.8% 0.0% 0 31.4% 31.4%
Keane 25.6% 9.6% 37.8% 0.0% 0 12.3% 12.3%
Cadence Design Systems 37.4% 18.2% 37.8% 0.0% 0 9.8% 9.8%
AMDOCS 87.0% 14.7% 37.8% 49.2% 730 11.6% 18.2%
Oracle 90.6% 36.4% 37.8% 52.8% 5,007 42.1% 108.8%
Siebel Systems 149.4% 68.1% 37.8% 111.6% 1,512 3.4% 13.1%
Microsoft 152.4% 62.0% 37.8% 114.6% 36,885 21.7% 54.8%
Sector Average 110.3% 41.2% 37.8% 72.5% 21.3% 43.6%
Total Average 11.5% 3.0% 5.7% 5.8% 14.5% 15.7%


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