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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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
PRGS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
94% of the 1620 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 27.13 vs. PRGS: No Debt )
PRGS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 66.33   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.76
PRGS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
81% of the 1591 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. PRGS: 0.76 )
PRGS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 0.76
Current: 0.76

0.5
0.76
Interest Coverage No Debt
PRGS's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
73% of the 1074 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 387.00 vs. PRGS: No Debt )
PRGS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 9999.99   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 5.80
M-Score: -2.43
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 (%) 19.08
PRGS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1594 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.57 vs. PRGS: 19.08 )
PRGS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 2.55   Max: 28.07
Current: 19.08

2.55
28.07
Net-margin (%) 22.43
PRGS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1592 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. PRGS: 22.43 )
PRGS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.85   Max: 22.43
Current: 22.43

-0.85
22.43
ROE (%) 14.58
PRGS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1553 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.88 vs. PRGS: 14.58 )
PRGS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -1.66   Max: 24.6
Current: 14.58

-1.66
24.6
ROA (%) 10.98
PRGS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1605 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.73 vs. PRGS: 10.98 )
PRGS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.93   Max: 13.64
Current: 10.98

-0.93
13.64
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 111.77
PRGS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1589 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 31.80 vs. PRGS: 111.77 )
PRGS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 5.8   Max: 226.7
Current: 111.77

5.8
226.7
Revenue Growth (%) 4.30
PRGS's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. PRGS: 4.30 )
PRGS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -14.7   Max: 18
Current: 4.3

-14.7
18
EBITDA Growth (%) -11.10
PRGS's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 957 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.60 vs. PRGS: -11.10 )
PRGS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -12.2   Max: 55.7
Current: -11.1

-12.2
55.7
EPS Growth (%) -8.50
PRGS's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 899 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.80 vs. PRGS: -8.50 )
PRGS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -15.7   Max: 88.2
Current: -8.5

-15.7
88.2
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Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

PRGS Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Joel Greenblatt 11,402 sh (New)
Mariko Gordon 2,472,031 sh (+2.44%)
Ken Fisher 150,500 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 39,493 sh (-1.5%)
Third Avenue Management 1,719,537 sh (-2.3%)
Private Capital 141,599 sh (-2.34%)
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Q3 2013

PRGS Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 14,600 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 34,041 sh (+198.55%)
Third Avenue Management 1,795,337 sh (+4.41%)
Ken Fisher 150,500 sh (unchged)
Private Capital 136,534 sh (-3.58%)
Mariko Gordon 2,328,817 sh (-5.79%)
Steven Cohen 26,019 sh (-34.12%)
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Q4 2013

PRGS Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Joel Greenblatt 201,748 sh (+492.66%)
Paul Tudor Jones 19,437 sh (+33.13%)
Steven Cohen 27,824 sh (+6.94%)
Ken Fisher 150,500 sh (unchged)
Mariko Gordon Sold Out
Third Avenue Management 1,789,967 sh (-0.3%)
Private Capital 135,284 sh (-0.92%)
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Q1 2014

PRGS Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Ken Fisher 150,500 sh (unchged)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with PRGS

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Mariko Gordon 2013-12-31 Sold Out 2.8%$24 - $26.6 $ 22.04-15%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add 492.66%0.1%$24 - $26.6 $ 22.04-15%201748
Mariko Gordon 2013-09-30 Reduce -5.79%0.16%$23.72 - $26.34 $ 22.04-12%2328817
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add 198.55%0.02%$23.72 - $26.34 $ 22.04-12%34041
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 New Buy0.01%$20.75 - $24.23 $ 22.04-2%11402
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.13%$17.69 - $24.59 $ 22.045%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Add 129%0.1%$17.8 - $26.2 $ 22.042%62907
Joel Greenblatt 2011-03-31 New Buy0.24%$26.27 - $31.26 $ 22.04-24%27434
Mario Gabelli 2011-03-31 Sold Out $26.27 - $31.26 $ 22.04-24%0
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 21.50
PRGS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1124 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 23.60 vs. PRGS: 21.50 )
PRGS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 15.02   Max: 58.05
Current: 21.5

15.02
58.05
P/B 2.20
PRGS's P/B is ranked higher than
63% of the 1505 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.45 vs. PRGS: 2.20 )
PRGS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.23   Max: 3.95
Current: 2.2

1.23
3.95
P/S 3.60
PRGS's P/S is ranked lower than
66% of the 1660 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. PRGS: 3.60 )
PRGS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.22   Max: 6.47
Current: 3.6

1.22
6.47
PFCF 26.60
PRGS's PFCF is ranked lower than
79% of the 874 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 19.60 vs. PRGS: 26.60 )
PRGS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 9.17   Max: 880.67
Current: 26.6

9.17
880.67
EV-to-EBIT 14.10
PRGS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
69% of the 1286 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 17.42 vs. PRGS: 14.10 )
PRGS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.6   Max: 30.4
Current: 14.1

6.6
30.4
PEG 6.90
PRGS's PEG is ranked lower than
65% of the 604 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. PRGS: 6.90 )
PRGS' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 90.35
Current: 6.9

1.1
90.35
Shiller P/E 25.50
PRGS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
72% of the 617 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 29.33 vs. PRGS: 25.50 )
PRGS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 16.44   Max: 45
Current: 25.5

16.44
45

Valuation & Return

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industry
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Price/Net Cash 13.80
PRGS's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
59% of the 475 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 13.30 vs. PRGS: 13.80 )
PRGS' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 6.02   Max: 133.57
Current: 13.8

6.02
133.57
Price/Net Current Asset Value 9.00
PRGS's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
54% of the 664 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10.90 vs. PRGS: 9.00 )
PRGS' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 4.34   Max: 352.8
Current: 9

4.34
352.8
Price/Tangible Book 3.90
PRGS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
53% of the 1230 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. PRGS: 3.90 )
PRGS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.51   Max: 7.1
Current: 3.9

1.51
7.1
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.00
PRGS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
75% of the 743 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. PRGS: 1.00 )
PRGS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 2.18
Current: 1

0.55
2.18
Price/Median PS Value 1.30
PRGS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
53% of the 1501 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. PRGS: 1.30 )
PRGS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 2.05
Current: 1.3

0.25
2.05
Price/Graham Number 2.20
PRGS's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
54% of the 903 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. PRGS: 2.20 )
PRGS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.03   Max: 5.14
Current: 2.2

1.03
5.14
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.10
PRGS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1328 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. PRGS: 7.10 )
PRGS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.3   Max: 15.2
Current: 7.1

3.3
15.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 3.66
PRGS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1009 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.44 vs. PRGS: 3.66 )
PRGS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -3.4   Max: 23.6
Current: 3.66

-3.4
23.6

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
Compare:CRM, SQI, RHT, INTU, ADBE » details
Traded in other countries:PGR.Germany
Progress Software was incorporated in Massachusetts. It is a global enterprise software company that enables organizations to achieve higher levels of business performance by improving their operational responsiveness. Operational responsiveness is the ability of business processes and systems to respond to changing business conditions and customer interactions as they occur. The Company offers a portfolio of best-in-class, real-time software solutions providing enterprises with significantly 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. Products in this segment include the Progress Control Tower, the Progress Apama event processing platform, the Progress Actional business transaction management platform, the Progress Savvion business process management suite, the Progress Sonic integration products and the FuseSource open source infrastructure products. 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 globally 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 C

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