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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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 1.79
PRGS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
67% of the 1832 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 13.14 vs. PRGS: 1.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
PRGS' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.36  Med: 7311.61 Max: No Debt
Current: 1.79
Equity to Asset 0.60
PRGS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
50% of the 1735 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. PRGS: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
PRGS' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 0.64 Max: 0.78
Current: 0.6
0.5
0.78
Interest Coverage 8.22
PRGS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
78% of the 1205 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 61.34 vs. PRGS: 8.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
PRGS' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.89  Med: 9999.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: 8.22
3.89
9999.99
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 3.41
M-Score: -3.01
WACC vs ROIC
6.06%
-1.39%
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 8.47
PRGS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1784 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.77 vs. PRGS: 8.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
PRGS' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.91  Med: 15.79 Max: 32.59
Current: 8.47
3.91
32.59
Net-margin (%) -1.20
PRGS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 1783 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.28 vs. PRGS: -1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
PRGS' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.33  Med: 11.33 Max: 22.43
Current: -1.2
-2.33
22.43
ROE (%) -0.87
PRGS's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 1736 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.09 vs. PRGS: -0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
PRGS' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.65  Med: 8.26 Max: 13
Current: -0.87
-1.65
13
ROA (%) -0.52
PRGS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.08 vs. PRGS: -0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
PRGS' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.11  Med: 5.72 Max: 9.56
Current: -0.52
-1.11
9.56
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 55.35
PRGS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1802 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 21.85 vs. PRGS: 55.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
PRGS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 28.42  Med: 102.70 Max: 174.76
Current: 55.35
28.42
174.76
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 14.60
PRGS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1413 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. PRGS: 14.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PRGS' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15  Med: 7.30 Max: 18
Current: 14.6
-15
18
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -9.50
PRGS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 1146 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 vs. PRGS: -9.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PRGS' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.2  Med: 8.80 Max: 56.1
Current: -9.5
-12.2
56.1
» PRGS's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-07-01)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

PRGS Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 331,111 sh (+3.79%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Third Avenue Management 327,067 sh (-6.78%)
Joel Greenblatt 14,475 sh (-97.46%)
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Q3 2015

PRGS Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Third Avenue Management 258,146 sh (-21.07%)
Jim Simons 194,500 sh (-41.26%)
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Q4 2015

PRGS Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 23,158 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 511,172 sh (New)
Jim Simons 403,911 sh (+107.67%)
Third Avenue Management 227,592 sh (-11.84%)
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Q1 2016

PRGS Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Ken Fisher 770,268 sh (+50.69%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 14.75
PRGS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
67% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 18.18 vs. PRGS: 14.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 16.72
PRGS's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
62% of the 715 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 21.79 vs. PRGS: 16.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
PRGS' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.07  Med: 17.04 Max: 39.95
Current: 16.72
9.07
39.95
P/B 2.49
PRGS's P/B is ranked higher than
52% of the 1693 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.63 vs. PRGS: 2.49 )
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: 2.49
1.23
3.85
P/S 3.36
PRGS's P/S is ranked lower than
63% of the 1748 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. PRGS: 3.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
PRGS' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.23  Med: 3.22 Max: 7.32
Current: 3.36
1.23
7.32
PFCF 15.74
PRGS's PFCF is ranked higher than
67% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 22.35 vs. PRGS: 15.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
PRGS' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.3  Med: 17.01 Max: 1651.25
Current: 15.74
9.3
1651.25
POCF 14.41
PRGS's POCF is ranked higher than
56% of the 830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 16.06 vs. PRGS: 14.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
PRGS' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.35  Med: 14.59 Max: 249.25
Current: 14.41
8.35
249.25
EV-to-EBIT 37.29
PRGS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
75% of the 1169 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 16.29 vs. PRGS: 37.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PRGS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.6  Med: 17.25 Max: 75.5
Current: 37.29
6.6
75.5
EV-to-EBITDA 16.31
PRGS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
61% of the 1263 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 12.58 vs. PRGS: 16.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PRGS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.2  Med: 11.80 Max: 24.2
Current: 16.31
5.2
24.2
Shiller P/E 35.37
PRGS's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
51% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 33.81 vs. PRGS: 35.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
PRGS' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17  Med: 32.72 Max: 50.08
Current: 35.37
17
50.08
Current Ratio 1.63
PRGS's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 1671 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. PRGS: 1.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PRGS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.02  Med: 1.94 Max: 2.6
Current: 1.63
1.02
2.6
Quick Ratio 1.63
PRGS's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 1671 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. PRGS: 1.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PRGS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.02  Med: 1.93 Max: 2.56
Current: 1.63
1.02
2.56
Days Sales Outstanding 55.68
PRGS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
66% of the 1461 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 70.19 vs. PRGS: 55.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PRGS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 64.25  Med: 73.01 Max: 123.82
Current: 55.68
64.25
123.82
Days Payable 70.31
PRGS's Days Payable is ranked higher than
67% of the 1330 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 44.91 vs. PRGS: 70.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
PRGS' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 46.05  Med: 70.66 Max: 125.18
Current: 70.31
46.05
125.18

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 28.45
PRGS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
94% of the 1425 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.09 vs. PRGS: 28.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
PRGS' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.51  Med: 4.23 Max: 55.2
Current: 28.45
1.51
55.2
Price/Projected FCF 1.12
PRGS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
73% of the 776 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. PRGS: 1.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
PRGS' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 1.15 Max: 1.83
Current: 1.12
0.58
1.83
Price/Median PS Value 1.04
PRGS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
55% of the 1500 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: 0.22  Med: 0.78 Max: 2.03
Current: 1.04
0.22
2.03
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 2.70
PRGS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1769 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. PRGS: 2.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
PRGS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.3  Med: 5.80 Max: 15.2
Current: 2.7
1.3
15.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -6.01
PRGS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 705 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 11.18 vs. PRGS: -6.01 )
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: -6.7  Med: 15.20 Max: 24.9
Current: -6.01
-6.7
24.9

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $386
EPS $ -0.10
Beta0.61
Short Percentage of Float2.55%
52-Week Range $21.94 - 30.57
Shares Outstanding(Mil)50.32

Analyst Estimate

Nov16 Nov17
Revenue(Mil) 414 427
EPS($) 1.64 1.73
EPS without NRI($) 1.64 1.73

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
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Traded in other countries:PGR.Germany,
Progress Software Corporation was incorporated in Massachusetts & established in 1981. It is a software company that enables organizations to achieve higher levels of business performance by improving their operational responsiveness. The Company offers a portfolio of real-time software solutions, providing enterprises with improved operational responsiveness within all events and activities that it participate. A key offering is the Progress Responsive Process Management (Progress RPM) suite that provides comprehensive visibility and insight into business systems and processes, event processing to respond to events that could affect performance, and business process management enabling companies to continually improve business processes without disruption to their ongoing operations or technology infrastructure. Progress RPM enables enterprises to achieve a higher level of business performance. The Company also provides enterprise data solutions and application development platforms. Additionally, the Company provides independent software vendors and end-user organizations software platform technology so that it can develop, deploy and manage sophisticated business applications in complex business environments. Its three segments are Application Development Platforms, Enterprise Business Solutions and Enterprise Data Solutions. Application Development Platforms segment includes the Progress OpenEdge product set, which enables independent software vendors (ISVs) and end-user organizations to develop, deploy and manage sophisticated business applications in complex business environments. Enterprise Business Solutions segment includes solutions that provide responsive integration, business transaction management and real-time business visibility, business event processing, and business process management. Enterprise Data Solutions segment helps drive operational responsiveness by delivering the right information, in the right form, at the right time. This segment includes solutions and products that provide data management, data integration, replication, caching, access, and security capabilities spanning multiple data sources. The Company markets its products direct to end-users and indirect to ISVs, OEMs, and System Integrators. Purchasers of its solutions and products through its direct sales force are generally either business managers or IT managers in corporations and government agencies. In addition, it market its DataDirect Connect and, and to OEMs who embed its products as part of an integrated solution. The Company sells its products and solutions through its direct field operations, which comprise sales, service and support personnel. The Company competes in various markets with a number of entities, such as IBM Corporation, Microsoft Corporation, Oracle Corporation, Pivotal Software, Inc., RedHat, Inc., Amazon.com, Inc.
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Headlines

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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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