SOURCE: Wall Street Equity Research

Wall Street Equity Research

September 21, 2010 09:02 ET

Analyst Study on Lexmark and Canon - Printers among Strong Tech Performers

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Technology stocks had a strong week and were up about 3% for the week. Among the top performers were several printer companies who contributed their upticks to consistent sales. is a specialized website where investors can have specific access to complimentary reports on printer industry; traders looking for analysis on Lexmark International Inc., Canon Inc. and other players in the industry are welcomed to sign up for free at

While sales quantities have been consistent of late they appear to be the result of reduced prices. Industry wide average printer prices have dropped this month to match lower consumer demand. A consumer shift towards discount technology has benefited some companies though. Higher sales of inkjet printers over laser printers are reflective of this trend. Companies like Canon Inc. with strong inkjet lines have been able to maintain profit margins by not lowering or only slightly lowering prices, whilst Lexmark International Inc. have been battling the odds with laser cartridge pricing declining. Investors can access free research on Canon Inc. and Lexmark International Inc. now by signing up at or

Despite lower prices, revenues have been consistent partly because the industry has done a good job recognizing the possibility of lower hardware sales. Service and supply divisions have been increasingly prioritized. Companies are becoming more balanced, shifting away from the hardware-centric model typically seen by printer companies. Visit us at to understand the catalysts and forces driving or affecting companies in the printer makers industry.

Overall, the printer industry is performing consistently but there is some concern that consumer demand for hardware will continue to drop.

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