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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 : 9/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 1.36
PRGS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
72% of the 1781 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 20.60 vs. PRGS: 1.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
PRGS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.36  Med: 7311.61 Max: No Debt
Current: 1.36
Equity to Asset 0.60
PRGS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
51% of the 1579 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 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.5  Med: 0.66 Max: 0.78
Current: 0.6
0.5
0.78
Interest Coverage No Debt
PRGS's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
99% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. PRGS: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
PRGS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 9999.99  Med: 10000.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 3.53
M-Score: -3.11
WACC vs ROIC
12.38%
8.66%
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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 9.37
PRGS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1748 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.11 vs. PRGS: 9.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
PRGS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 2.55  Med: 12.64 Max: 28.07
Current: 9.37
2.55
28.07
Net-margin (%) 8.74
PRGS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1748 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. PRGS: 8.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
PRGS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.85  Med: 9.13 Max: 22.43
Current: 8.74
-0.85
22.43
ROE (%) 5.73
PRGS's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1703 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.27 vs. PRGS: 5.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
PRGS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -1.52  Med: 9.36 Max: 28.57
Current: 5.73
-1.52
28.57
ROA (%) 3.97
PRGS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 1788 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.29 vs. PRGS: 3.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
PRGS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.93  Med: 6.62 Max: 15.11
Current: 3.97
-0.93
15.11
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 57.93
PRGS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1761 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 24.35 vs. PRGS: 57.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
PRGS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 11.6  Med: 104.87 Max: 162.75
Current: 57.93
11.6
162.75
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 6.60
PRGS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1315 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. PRGS: 6.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PRGS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -14.7  Med: 6.60 Max: 18
Current: 6.6
-14.7
18
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -2.50
PRGS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 1053 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. PRGS: -2.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PRGS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -12.2  Med: 9.90 Max: 55.7
Current: -2.5
-12.2
55.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -0.70
PRGS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 975 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. PRGS: -0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PRGS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -15.7  Med: 6.75 Max: 88.2
Current: -0.7
-15.7
88.2
» PRGS's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

PRGS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 33,762 sh (+30.37%)
Joel Greenblatt 351,836 sh (+9.71%)
Chuck Royce 20,000 sh (unchged)
Third Avenue Management 1,650,889 sh (unchged)
Private Capital 128,050 sh (-3.72%)
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Q4 2014

PRGS Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 141,711 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 534,039 sh (+51.79%)
Paul Tudor Jones 38,567 sh (+14.23%)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Private Capital 124,149 sh (-3.05%)
Third Avenue Management 453,607 sh (-72.52%)
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Q1 2015

PRGS Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 319,011 sh (+125.11%)
Joel Greenblatt 569,183 sh (+6.58%)
Private Capital Sold Out
Third Avenue Management 350,867 sh (-22.65%)
Paul Tudor Jones 29,321 sh (-23.97%)
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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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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 45.48
PRGS's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
73% of the 1109 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 24.00 vs. PRGS: 45.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
PRGS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 15.02  Med: 28.91 Max: 58.05
Current: 45.48
15.02
58.05
Forward P/E 16.95
PRGS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
58% of the 528 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 19.16 vs. PRGS: 16.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 46.50
PRGS's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
74% of the 1101 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 23.80 vs. PRGS: 46.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
PRGS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 15.98  Med: 29.74 Max: 51.31
Current: 46.5
15.98
51.31
P/B 2.58
PRGS's P/B is ranked higher than
50% of the 1572 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.63 vs. PRGS: 2.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
PRGS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.23  Med: 2.40 Max: 3.84
Current: 2.58
1.23
3.84
P/S 3.97
PRGS's P/S is ranked lower than
70% of the 1715 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. PRGS: 3.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
PRGS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.22  Med: 3.10 Max: 6.47
Current: 3.97
1.22
6.47
PFCF 12.03
PRGS's PFCF is ranked higher than
78% of the 815 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 24.41 vs. PRGS: 12.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
PRGS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 9.17  Med: 17.15 Max: 880.67
Current: 12.03
9.17
880.67
POCF 11.14
PRGS's POCF is ranked higher than
71% of the 1017 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 17.74 vs. PRGS: 11.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
PRGS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 8.3  Med: 14.62 Max: 220.17
Current: 11.14
8.3
220.17
EV-to-EBIT 37.46
PRGS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
75% of the 1149 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 16.13 vs. PRGS: 37.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PRGS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.6  Med: 16.90 Max: 45.9
Current: 37.46
6.6
45.9
Shiller P/E 30.46
PRGS's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
53% of the 699 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 28.94 vs. PRGS: 30.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
PRGS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 16.44  Med: 30.96 Max: 45
Current: 30.46
16.44
45
Current Ratio 1.59
PRGS's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 1625 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. PRGS: 1.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PRGS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.02  Med: 1.99 Max: 2.64
Current: 1.59
1.02
2.64
Quick Ratio 1.59
PRGS's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 1625 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. PRGS: 1.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PRGS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.02  Med: 1.99 Max: 2.59
Current: 1.59
1.02
2.59
Days Sales Outstanding 59.31
PRGS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
60% of the 1511 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 69.32 vs. PRGS: 59.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PRGS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 59.96  Med: 69.36 Max: 123.82
Current: 59.31
59.96
123.82

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 56.19
PRGS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
98% of the 1327 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. PRGS: 56.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
PRGS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.51  Med: 4.16 Max: 54.85
Current: 56.19
1.51
54.85
Price/Projected FCF 1.17
PRGS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
68% of the 823 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. PRGS: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
PRGS' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.55  Med: 1.15 Max: 2.18
Current: 1.17
0.55
2.18
Price/Median PS Value 1.27
PRGS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
62% of the 1520 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. PRGS: 1.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
PRGS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.82 Max: 1.89
Current: 1.27
0.23
1.89
Price/Graham Number 10.58
PRGS's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
94% of the 853 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. PRGS: 10.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
PRGS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.22  Med: 2.22 Max: 10.33
Current: 10.58
1.22
10.33
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 2.64
PRGS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1711 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. PRGS: 2.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
PRGS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.2  Med: 5.90 Max: 15.2
Current: 2.64
2.2
15.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -3.24
PRGS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 694 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10.48 vs. PRGS: -3.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
PRGS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -3.7  Med: 15.40 Max: 24.2
Current: -3.24
-3.7
24.2

Analyst Estimate

Nov15 Nov16 Nov17
Revenue(Mil) 421 439 467
EPS($) 1.50 1.59 1.72
EPS without NRI($) 1.50 1.59 1.72

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
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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 they 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 they 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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