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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt No Debt
PRGS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
95% of the 2073 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.15 vs. PRGS: No Debt )
PRGS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 78.45   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.78
PRGS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
87% of the 2005 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. PRGS: 0.78 )
PRGS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 0.78
Current: 0.78

0.5
0.78
Interest Coverage No Debt
PRGS's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
98% of the 1365 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 985.82 vs. PRGS: No Debt )
PRGS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 9999.99   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 6.98
M-Score: -2.51
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 (%) 23.84
PRGS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 2055 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.43 vs. PRGS: 23.84 )
PRGS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 2.55   Max: 19.08
Current: 23.84

2.55
19.08
Net-margin (%) 15.36
PRGS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 2055 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.74 vs. PRGS: 15.36 )
PRGS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.85   Max: 22.43
Current: 15.36

-0.85
22.43
ROE (%) 9.62
PRGS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1999 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. PRGS: 9.62 )
PRGS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -1.52   Max: 28.57
Current: 9.62

-1.52
28.57
ROA (%) 7.34
PRGS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 2078 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.78 vs. PRGS: 7.34 )
PRGS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.93   Max: 15.11
Current: 7.34

-0.93
15.11
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 132.07
PRGS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 2065 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 29.04 vs. PRGS: 132.07 )
PRGS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 5.85   Max: 152.78
Current: 132.07

5.85
152.78
Revenue Growth (%) -9.00
PRGS's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1667 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. PRGS: -9.00 )
PRGS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -13.2   Max: 18
Current: -9

-13.2
18
EBITDA Growth (%) -5.10
PRGS's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. PRGS: -5.10 )
PRGS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -12.2   Max: 55.7
Current: -5.1

-12.2
55.7
EPS Growth (%) -8.50
PRGS's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1265 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9.10 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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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

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

Joel Greenblatt 572,013 sh (+183.53%)
Ken Fisher 150,500 sh (unchged)
Third Avenue Management 1,789,967 sh (unchged)
Private Capital 134,572 sh (-0.53%)
Steven Cohen 21,082 sh (-24.23%)
Paul Tudor Jones 10,882 sh (-44.01%)
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Q2 2014

PRGS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chuck Royce 20,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 25,897 sh (+137.98%)
Ken Fisher Sold Out
Private Capital 132,997 sh (-1.17%)
Third Avenue Management 1,650,889 sh (-7.77%)
Joel Greenblatt 320,691 sh (-43.94%)
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Q3 2014

PRGS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

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

Latest Guru Trades with PRGS

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Reduce -43.94%0.08%$20.66 - $24.12 $ 25.718%320691
Ken Fisher 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.01%$20.66 - $24.12 $ 25.718%0
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add 183.53%0.12%$21.09 - $25.86 $ 25.77%572013
Mariko Gordon 2013-12-31 Sold Out 2.8%$24 - $26.6 $ 25.7-1%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add 492.66%0.1%$24 - $26.6 $ 25.7-1%201748
Mariko Gordon 2013-09-30 Reduce -5.79%0.16%$23.72 - $26.34 $ 25.72%2328817
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add 198.55%0.02%$23.72 - $26.34 $ 25.72%34041
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 New Buy0.01%$20.75 - $24.23 $ 25.714%11402
Ken Fisher 2013-03-31 New Buy0.01%$20.89 - $24.3 $ 25.711%150500
Third Avenue Management 2012-09-30 Add 33.39%0.2%$18.53 - $21.39 $ 25.730%1605701
Third Avenue Management 2012-06-30 New Buy0.6%$18.2 - $24.04 $ 25.722%1203734
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.13%$17.69 - $24.59 $ 25.722%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Add 129%0.1%$17.8 - $26.2 $ 25.718%62907
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 26.60
PRGS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
78% of the 2264 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 54.30 vs. PRGS: 26.60 )
PRGS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 15.02   Max: 58.05
Current: 26.6

15.02
58.05
P/B 2.46
PRGS's P/B is ranked higher than
74% of the 2264 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.33 vs. PRGS: 2.46 )
PRGS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.23   Max: 3.89
Current: 2.46

1.23
3.89
P/S 4.09
PRGS's P/S is ranked higher than
61% of the 2264 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.68 vs. PRGS: 4.09 )
PRGS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.22   Max: 5.98
Current: 4.09

1.22
5.98
PFCF 17.97
PRGS's PFCF is ranked higher than
88% of the 2264 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PRGS: 17.97 )
PRGS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 9.17   Max: 880.67
Current: 17.97

9.17
880.67
EV-to-EBIT 13.25
PRGS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
83% of the 2264 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 34.57 vs. PRGS: 13.25 )
PRGS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.9   Max: 30.4
Current: 13.25

7.9
30.4
Shiller P/E 29.41
PRGS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
87% of the 2264 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PRGS: 29.41 )
PRGS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 16.17   Max: 45
Current: 29.41

16.17
45
Current Ratio 2.38
PRGS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 2037 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. PRGS: 2.38 )
PRGS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.02   Max: 2.64
Current: 2.38

1.02
2.64
Quick Ratio 2.38
PRGS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 2037 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. PRGS: 2.38 )
PRGS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.02   Max: 2.59
Current: 2.38

1.02
2.59

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Cash 11.84
PRGS's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
90% of the 2264 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PRGS: 11.84 )
PRGS' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 6.02   Max: 133.57
Current: 11.84

6.02
133.57
Price/Net Current Asset Value 8.46
PRGS's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 2264 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PRGS: 8.46 )
PRGS' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 4.34   Max: 352.8
Current: 8.46

4.34
352.8
Price/Tangible Book 4.63
PRGS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
76% of the 2264 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.60 vs. PRGS: 4.63 )
PRGS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.51   Max: 7.1
Current: 4.63

1.51
7.1
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.19
PRGS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
89% of the 2264 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 14.83 vs. PRGS: 1.19 )
PRGS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 2.18
Current: 1.19

0.55
2.18
Price/Median PS Value 1.49
PRGS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
62% of the 2264 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. PRGS: 1.49 )
PRGS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 2.02
Current: 1.49

0.25
2.02
Price/Graham Number 2.31
PRGS's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
82% of the 2264 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PRGS: 2.31 )
PRGS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.03   Max: 5.14
Current: 2.31

1.03
5.14
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.50
PRGS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
82% of the 2026 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. PRGS: 7.50 )
PRGS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.3   Max: 12.6
Current: 7.5

3.3
12.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 0.93
PRGS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1509 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.09 vs. PRGS: 0.93 )
PRGS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -3.4   Max: 24.7
Current: 0.93

-3.4
24.7

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 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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Weekly Top Insider Buys: AA, CMC, PRGS, TXI, AIR Jan 16 2012 
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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 

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