Itron Inc has the Highest Free Cash Flow Per Share in the Electronic Equipment & Instruments Industry (ITRI, MLAB, OSIS)

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Nov 28, 2012 (Fast Lane via COMTEX) -- Below are the three companies in the Electronic Equipment & Instruments industry with the highest free cash flow per share. FCF/share is a valuable metric signaling a company's ability to facilitate growth in the business.Itron Inc (NASDAQ:ITRI) is highest with FCF per share of $3.77. Itron, Inc. provides solutions for collecting, communicating, and analyzing electric, gas, and water usage data. The Company sells its products to the utility industry. Itron designs, manufactures, markets, sells, installs, and services hardware, software, and integrated systems for handheld computer-based electronic meter reading and automatic meter reading systems. Itron Inc has traded 108,000 shares thus far today, vs. average volume of 295,000 shares per day. The stock has outperformed the Dow (0.7% to the Dow's -0.1%) and outperformed the S&P 500 (0.7% to the S&P's -0.2%) during today's trading.

Following is Mesa Laboratories (NASDAQ:MLAB) with FCF per share of $3.59. Finishing up the top three is OSI Systems (NASDAQ:OSIS), with FCF per share of $2.64. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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