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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 1.85
PRGS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
63% of the 1930 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.51 vs. PRGS: 1.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
PRGS' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.67  Med: 5366.13 Max: No Debt
Current: 1.85
Equity to Asset 0.54
PRGS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
59% of the 1831 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. PRGS: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
PRGS' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 0.63 Max: 0.77
Current: 0.54
0.5
0.77
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 3.43
M-Score: -3.54
WACC vs ROIC
4.81%
-13.36%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -7.33
PRGS's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 1869 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.79 vs. PRGS: -7.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
PRGS' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.33  Med: 15.79 Max: 32.59
Current: -7.33
-7.33
32.59
Net-margin (%) -13.75
PRGS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 1869 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.13 vs. PRGS: -13.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
PRGS' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.75  Med: 11.33 Max: 22.43
Current: -13.75
-13.75
22.43
ROE (%) -11.43
PRGS's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 1820 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.06 vs. PRGS: -11.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
PRGS' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12  Med: 8.26 Max: 13
Current: -11.43
-12
13
ROA (%) -6.67
PRGS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 1936 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.84 vs. PRGS: -6.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
PRGS' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.83  Med: 5.72 Max: 9.56
Current: -6.67
-6.83
9.56
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -59.73
PRGS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 1896 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 22.22 vs. PRGS: -59.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
PRGS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -59.73  Med: 102.7 Max: 174.76
Current: -59.73
-59.73
174.76
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 10.70
PRGS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1447 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. PRGS: 10.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PRGS' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15  Med: 7.3 Max: 14.6
Current: 10.7
-15
14.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -50.90
PRGS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 1199 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.40 vs. PRGS: -50.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PRGS' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -50.9  Med: 5.5 Max: 28.3
Current: -50.9
-50.9
28.3
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

PRGS Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Joel Greenblatt 20,502 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 770,268 sh (+50.69%)
Jim Simons 537,011 sh (+32.95%)
Paul Tudor Jones 21,325 sh (-7.92%)
Third Avenue Management 152,718 sh (-32.90%)
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Q2 2016

PRGS Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Joel Greenblatt 24,181 sh (+17.94%)
Ken Fisher 846,210 sh (+9.86%)
Paul Tudor Jones 18,446 sh (-13.50%)
Third Avenue Management 112,816 sh (-26.13%)
Jim Simons 258,111 sh (-51.94%)
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Q3 2016

PRGS Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Joel Greenblatt 31,115 sh (+28.68%)
Paul Tudor Jones 23,293 sh (+26.28%)
Ken Fisher 903,311 sh (+6.75%)
Third Avenue Management 112,816 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 147,311 sh (-42.93%)
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Q4 2016

PRGS Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Discovery Group I, LLC 190,820 sh (New)
Third Avenue Management 112,355 sh (-0.41%)
Ken Fisher 899,586 sh (-0.41%)
Joel Greenblatt 27,937 sh (-10.21%)
Paul Tudor Jones 19,946 sh (-14.37%)
Jim Simons 106,400 sh (-27.77%)
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Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application    NAICS: 511210    SIC: 7372
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Traded in other countries:PGR.Germany,
Progress Software Corporation is a software company that simplifies the development, deployment and management of business applications on-premise or in the cloud, on any platform or device, and to any data source.

Progress Software Corporation was incorporated & established in 1981. It is involved in application development, empowering enterprises to build mission critical business applications. It offers spanning web, mobile and data for on-premise and cloud environments. Its products are generally sold as perpetual licenses, but certain products also use term licensing models and cloud-based offerings use a subscription based model. More than half of company's license revenue is realized through relationships with indirect channel partners, principally application partners and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Application partners are independent software vendors (ISVs) that develop and market applications and resell products in conjunction with sales of their own products that incorporate. OEMs are companies that embed the products into their own software products or devices. The company's segments include Open Edge Business segment, Data Connectivity and Integration Business segment and Application Development and Deployment Business segment.The company operates in North America and Latin America (the Americas); Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA); and the Asia Pacific region, through local subsidiaries as well as independent distributors.

Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 17.57
PRGS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
65% of the 369 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 22.57 vs. PRGS: 17.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 3.48
PRGS's P/B is ranked lower than
55% of the 2031 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.08 vs. PRGS: 3.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
PRGS' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.23  Med: 2.37 Max: 3.85
Current: 3.48
1.23
3.85
P/S 3.59
PRGS's P/S is ranked lower than
62% of the 2013 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.47 vs. PRGS: 3.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
PRGS' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.23  Med: 3.44 Max: 7.32
Current: 3.59
1.23
7.32
PFCF 14.94
PRGS's PFCF is ranked higher than
76% of the 780 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 26.64 vs. PRGS: 14.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
PRGS' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.3  Med: 16.3 Max: 1651.25
Current: 14.94
9.3
1651.25
POCF 14.12
PRGS's POCF is ranked higher than
63% of the 972 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 18.99 vs. PRGS: 14.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
PRGS' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.35  Med: 14.26 Max: 249.25
Current: 14.12
8.35
249.25
EV-to-EBITDA 157.90
PRGS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
95% of the 1447 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 14.43 vs. PRGS: 157.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PRGS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.2  Med: 12.2 Max: 180.2
Current: 157.9
5.2
180.2
Shiller P/E 50.53
PRGS's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
63% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 38.39 vs. PRGS: 50.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
PRGS' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17  Med: 32.77 Max: 56.58
Current: 50.53
17
56.58
Current Ratio 1.65
PRGS's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 1798 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. PRGS: 1.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PRGS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.02  Med: 2.01 Max: 2.45
Current: 1.65
1.02
2.45
Quick Ratio 1.65
PRGS's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 1798 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. PRGS: 1.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PRGS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.02  Med: 2.01 Max: 2.45
Current: 1.65
1.02
2.45
Days Sales Outstanding 59.14
PRGS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
59% of the 1495 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 67.15 vs. PRGS: 59.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PRGS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 59.14  Med: 73.01 Max: 123.82
Current: 59.14
59.14
123.82
Days Payable 72.16
PRGS's Days Payable is ranked higher than
69% of the 1326 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 42.55 vs. PRGS: 72.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
PRGS' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 46.05  Med: 71.01 Max: 125.18
Current: 72.16
46.05
125.18

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 0.42
PRGS's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
90% of the 1252 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. PRGS: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
PRGS' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 0.43 Max: 0.47
Current: 0.42
0.39
0.47
Forward Dividend Yield 1.70
PRGS's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
52% of the 1194 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. PRGS: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.42
PRGS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
90% of the 1551 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. PRGS: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
PRGS' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 0.43 Max: 0.47
Current: 0.42
0.39
0.47
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 1.90
PRGS's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 1144 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: -2.50 vs. PRGS: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
PRGS' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.6  Med: 0.1 Max: 8.2
Current: 1.9
-6.6
8.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 29.58
PRGS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
92% of the 1695 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.53 vs. PRGS: 29.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
PRGS' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.52  Med: 4.43 Max: 31.61
Current: 29.58
2.52
31.61
Price/Projected FCF 1.29
PRGS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
71% of the 850 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. PRGS: 1.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
PRGS' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: 1.15 Max: 1.65
Current: 1.29
0.75
1.65
Price/Median PS Value 1.04
PRGS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
55% of the 1759 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. PRGS: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
PRGS' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.76 Max: 1.37
Current: 1.04
0.38
1.37
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -2.39
PRGS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 2127 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. PRGS: -2.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
PRGS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.4  Med: 5.7 Max: 15.2
Current: -2.39
-2.4
15.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -12.53
PRGS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 772 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10.37 vs. PRGS: -12.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
PRGS' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13  Med: 12.6 Max: 24.9
Current: -12.53
-13
24.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $405.3
EPS (TTM) $ -1.14
Beta0.36
Short Percentage of Float1.87%
52-Week Range $22.57 - 32.47
Shares Outstanding (Mil)48.73

Analyst Estimate

Nov17 Nov18
Revenue (Mil $) 389 393
EPS ($) 1.68 1.74
EPS w/o NRI ($) 1.68 1.74
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
10.00%
Dividends Per Share ($)
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Weekly Top Insider Buys: AA, CMC, PRGS, TXI, AIR Jan 16 2012 
Progress Software Corp. (PRGS) SVP, CTO, Head of Corp. Dev. John Bates sells 19,737 Shares Feb 16 2011 
Progress Software Corp. (PRGS) President and CEO. Richard Reidy sells 62,717 Shares Jan 11 2011 
Progress Software Corp. (PRGS) Executive Chairman Barry N Bycoff sells 25,378 Shares Jan 11 2011 
Progress Software Corp. (PRGS) Executive Chairman Barry N Bycoff sells 2,234 Shares Jan 10 2011 
Progress Software Corp. (PRGS) President and CEO. Richard Reidy sells 11,667 Shares Dec 29 2010 
Progress Software Corp. (PRGS) SVP, CTO, Head of Corp. Dev. John Bates sells 5,163 Shares Oct 13 2010 
Progress Software Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Oct 12 2010 
Progress Software Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Jul 09 2010 
Progress Software Corp. (PRGS) Senior VP, Finance and CFO Norman R Robertson sells 23,000 Shares May 05 2010 

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