Constellation software (TSX: csu)
This Canadian tech company sells logistics software and all contracts are long-term. A big acquirer of smaller companies, its 2.81% yield is the best of the bunch.
18.1 2013 P/E
IBM (NYSE: ibm)
These days this 100-year-old computer giant offers IT outsourcing services, signing customers up to long-life contracts. Revenues have been flat, but the bottom line has grown about 10% a year.
12.0 2013 P/e
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORcl)
This software company caters to business and is a great long-term investment, says Mawer Investment Management’s Paul Moroz. It has a 0.7% yield and modestly growing earnings.
12.5 2013 P/E
Forward Price-to-Earnings Ratio (P/E) compares a company’s current share price to its expected per-share earnings.
*(Data listed as of May 12, 2013).