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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt No Debt
PEGA's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
98% of the 1995 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.27 vs. PEGA: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
PEGA' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: No Debt Max: 15681.22
Current: No Debt
0.31
15681.22
Equity-to-Asset 0.66
PEGA's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
61% of the 1912 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. PEGA: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
PEGA' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 0.73 Max: 0.88
Current: 0.66
0.5
0.88
Interest Coverage No Debt
PEGA's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
96% of the 1497 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 138.02 vs. PEGA: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
PEGA' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: No Debt  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 10.41
Beneish M-Score: -3.23
WACC vs ROIC
8.81%
-1.40%
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

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % -1.12
PEGA's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
68% of the 1940 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.13 vs. PEGA: -1.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
PEGA' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.12  Med: 6.83 Max: 15.84
Current: -1.12
-1.12
15.84
Net Margin % -0.43
PEGA's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
65% of the 1940 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.84 vs. PEGA: -0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
PEGA' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.75  Med: 4.97 Max: 12.2
Current: -0.43
-1.75
12.2
ROE % -0.77
PEGA's ROE % is ranked lower than
67% of the 1869 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.75 vs. PEGA: -0.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
PEGA' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.94  Med: 9.57 Max: 17.03
Current: -0.77
-2.94
17.03
ROA % -0.46
PEGA's ROA % is ranked lower than
64% of the 2005 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.19 vs. PEGA: -0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
PEGA' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.91  Med: 5.06 Max: 12.26
Current: -0.46
-1.91
12.26
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -30.04
PEGA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
73% of the 1965 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 23.66 vs. PEGA: -30.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
PEGA' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.04  Med: 143.76 Max: 570.75
Current: -30.04
-30.04
570.75
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 10.50
PEGA's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
62% of the 1650 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. PEGA: 10.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
PEGA' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.9  Med: 13.15 Max: 33
Current: 10.5
-0.9
33
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -7.40
PEGA's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
74% of the 1466 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.90 vs. PEGA: -7.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
PEGA' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -13.35 Max: 153.8
Current: -7.4
0
153.8
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -1.60
PEGA's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
66% of the 1339 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10.60 vs. PEGA: -1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
PEGA' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -24.8 Max: 157.1
Current: -1.6
0
157.1
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Guru Trades

Q3 2017

PEGA Guru Trades in Q3 2017

Joel Greenblatt 41,050 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 6,851 sh (+1.74%)
Ron Baron 1,198,827 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher 1,597,809 sh (-0.45%)
Jim Simons 80,083 sh (-29.95%)
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Q4 2017

PEGA Guru Trades in Q4 2017

Jim Simons 159,524 sh (+99.20%)
Murray Stahl 8,023 sh (+17.11%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Ron Baron 1,198,551 sh (-0.02%)
Ken Fisher 1,579,553 sh (-1.14%)
» More
Q1 2018

PEGA Guru Trades in Q1 2018

Chuck Royce 25,000 sh (New)
Ron Baron 1,198,271 sh (-0.02%)
Ken Fisher 1,510,996 sh (-4.34%)
Murray Stahl 6,662 sh (-16.96%)
Jim Simons 73,624 sh (-53.85%)
» More
Q2 2018

PEGA Guru Trades in Q2 2018

Steven Cohen 212,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 19,431 sh (New)
Jim Simons 242,824 sh (+229.82%)
Chuck Royce 43,000 sh (+72.00%)
Murray Stahl 6,703 sh (+0.62%)
Ron Baron 1,198,271 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher 1,478,381 sh (-2.16%)
» More
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with PEGA

(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
Ken Fisher 2018-06-30 Reduce -2.16%$53.65 - $65.4 $ 59.70-3%1,478,381
Ken Fisher 2018-03-31 Reduce -4.34%$46.5 - $62.85 $ 59.7011%1,510,996
Ron Baron 2018-03-31 Reduce -0.02%$46.5 - $62.85 $ 59.7011%1,198,271
Ken Fisher 2017-12-31 Reduce -1.14%$46.55 - $60.3 $ 59.7011%1,579,553
Ron Baron 2017-12-31 Reduce -0.02%$46.55 - $60.3 $ 59.7011%1,198,551
Joel Greenblatt 2017-12-31 Sold Out 0.03%$46.55 - $60.3 $ 59.7011%0
Ken Fisher 2017-09-30 Reduce -0.45%$52 - $62.35 $ 59.703%1,597,809
Joel Greenblatt 2017-09-30 New Buy0.03%$52 - $62.35 $ 59.703%41,050
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Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application    NAICS: 518210    SIC: 7374
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Traded in other countries:PEA.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Pegasystems Inc. develops, market, and license software and also provides implementation, consulting, training, and technical support services to help its customers maximize the business value from the use of the company's software.

Pegasystems Inc. is a provider of cloud-based sales and onboarding, marketing, and customer service solutions to businesses in a wide range of industries. The firm's solutions are delivered through its flagship Pega7 on-cloud and on-premises platform that hosts an integrated set of applications to address the needs of sales marketing professionals. These applications include business strategy, business processes, and data model mapping, reporting, intelligent work management, and business activity monitoring capabilities. The company derives revenue from software licenses, maintenance fees, and consulting services. Roughly half the firm's revenue is generated in the United States, with the rest coming from the United Kingdom, the other Americas, and Asia-Pacific regions.

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
Forward PE Ratio 63.69
PEGA's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
79% of the 343 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 25.00 vs. PEGA: 63.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 54.03
PEGA's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
75% of the 760 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 28.11 vs. PEGA: 54.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
PEGA' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.16  Med: 31.05 Max: 207.84
Current: 54.03
9.16
207.84
PB Ratio 7.36
PEGA's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
78% of the 1858 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.12 vs. PEGA: 7.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PEGA' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.87  Med: 5.79 Max: 12.89
Current: 7.36
1.87
12.89
PS Ratio 5.67
PEGA's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
73% of the 1840 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. PEGA: 5.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PEGA' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.7  Med: 3.07 Max: 6.33
Current: 5.67
1.7
6.33
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 32.86
PEGA's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
53% of the 750 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 30.05 vs. PEGA: 32.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
PEGA' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.01  Med: 33.37 Max: 1396.43
Current: 32.86
9.01
1396.43
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 32.86
PEGA's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
65% of the 923 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 21.70 vs. PEGA: 32.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
PEGA' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.54  Med: 27.6 Max: 1579
Current: 32.86
7.54
1579
EV-to-EBIT -465.89
PEGA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1311 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 19.89 vs. PEGA: -465.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PEGA' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -488.5  Med: 32.6 Max: 1105.1
Current: -465.89
-488.5
1105.1
EV-to-EBITDA 291.41
PEGA's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
97% of the 1413 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 15.96 vs. PEGA: 291.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PEGA' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.3  Med: 27.4 Max: 305.5
Current: 291.41
12.3
305.5
EV-to-Revenue 5.23
PEGA's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
69% of the 1910 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.65 vs. PEGA: 5.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
PEGA' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 2.7 Max: 6.1
Current: 5.23
1
6.1
Shiller PE Ratio 174.60
PEGA's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
94% of the 434 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 37.98 vs. PEGA: 174.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
PEGA' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 64  Med: 111.94 Max: 205.33
Current: 174.6
64
205.33
Current Ratio 2.21
PEGA's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 1957 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. PEGA: 2.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PEGA' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.48  Med: 3.42 Max: 16.94
Current: 2.21
1.48
16.94
Quick Ratio 2.21
PEGA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 1957 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. PEGA: 2.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PEGA' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.48  Med: 3.42 Max: 16.94
Current: 2.21
1.48
16.94
Days Sales Outstanding 60.62
PEGA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
58% of the 1879 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 68.11 vs. PEGA: 60.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PEGA' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 54.47  Med: 86.03 Max: 112.06
Current: 60.62
54.47
112.06
Days Payable 17.94
PEGA's Days Payable is ranked lower than
79% of the 1720 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 45.50 vs. PEGA: 17.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
PEGA' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.72  Med: 20.17 Max: 24.14
Current: 17.94
7.72
24.14

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 0.20
PEGA's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
96% of the 1428 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. PEGA: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
PEGA' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.4 Max: 1.33
Current: 0.2
0.18
1.33
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 4.60
PEGA's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
62% of the 582 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9.20 vs. PEGA: 4.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
PEGA' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 26
Current: 4.6
0
26
Forward Dividend Yield % 0.20
PEGA's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
96% of the 1350 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. PEGA: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.45
PEGA's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
90% of the 1418 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. PEGA: 0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
PEGA' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 0.9 Max: 2.99
Current: 0.45
0.4
2.99
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.70
PEGA's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 1387 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: -3.30 vs. PEGA: -0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
PEGA' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.8  Med: -1.1 Max: -0.1
Current: -0.7
-5.8
-0.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 17.66
PEGA's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
76% of the 1240 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. PEGA: 17.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
PEGA' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.5  Med: 7.6 Max: 31.54
Current: 17.66
1.5
31.54
Price-to-Tangible-Book 8.30
PEGA's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
69% of the 1555 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.26 vs. PEGA: 8.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
PEGA' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.02  Med: 5.28 Max: 19.59
Current: 8.3
1.02
19.59
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 3.12
PEGA's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
68% of the 840 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. PEGA: 3.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
PEGA' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 1.97 Max: 42.4
Current: 3.12
0.83
42.4
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.85
PEGA's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
80% of the 1656 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. PEGA: 1.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
PEGA' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.98 Max: 8.61
Current: 1.85
0.26
8.61
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -0.21
PEGA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
66% of the 2008 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. PEGA: -0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
PEGA' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.21  Med: 2.85 Max: 7
Current: -0.21
-0.21
7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -9.81
PEGA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
84% of the 833 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9.82 vs. PEGA: -9.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
PEGA' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.9  Med: 14.3 Max: 24.1
Current: -9.81
-9.9
24.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $851.32
EPS (TTM) $ -0.05
Beta0.99
Volatility26.82%
52-Week Range $45.40 - 67.95
Shares Outstanding (Mil)78.65

Analyst Estimate

Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 891 993
EBIT (Mil $)
EBITDA (Mil $) 62 115
EPS ($) 0.04 0.31
EPS without NRI ($) 0.04 0.31
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
8.00%
Dividends per Share ($)

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 55
Positive ROAN
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyN
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyY
Higher Current Ratio yoyY
Less Shares Outstanding yoyY
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyN

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