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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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 2.03
PRGS's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
64% of the 1921 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10.13 vs. PRGS: 2.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
PRGS' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.36  Med: 352 Max: No Debt
Current: 2.03
Equity-to-Asset 0.52
PRGS's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
61% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. PRGS: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
PRGS' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 0.65 Max: 0.78
Current: 0.52
0.46
0.78
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 3.27
Beneish M-Score: -3.83
WACC vs ROIC
4.05%
-14.48%
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
vs
history
Operating Margin % -8.65
PRGS's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
76% of the 1862 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.84 vs. PRGS: -8.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
PRGS' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.65  Med: 15.79 Max: 32.59
Current: -8.65
-8.65
32.59
Net Margin % -14.62
PRGS's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
78% of the 1863 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.19 vs. PRGS: -14.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
PRGS' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.62  Med: 11.33 Max: 22.43
Current: -14.62
-14.62
22.43
ROE % -12.92
PRGS's ROE % is ranked lower than
76% of the 1803 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.16 vs. PRGS: -12.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
PRGS' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.92  Med: 8.26 Max: 13
Current: -12.92
-12.92
13
ROA % -7.36
PRGS's ROA % is ranked lower than
73% of the 1927 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 vs. PRGS: -7.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
PRGS' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.36  Med: 5.72 Max: 9.56
Current: -7.36
-7.36
9.56
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -70.92
PRGS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
76% of the 1883 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 23.13 vs. PRGS: -70.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
PRGS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -70.92  Med: 102.7 Max: 174.76
Current: -70.92
-70.92
174.76
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 10.70
PRGS's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
66% of the 1454 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. PRGS: 10.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
PRGS' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15  Med: 10 Max: 35.6
Current: 10.7
-15
35.6
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -50.90
PRGS's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
95% of the 1210 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.40 vs. PRGS: -50.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
PRGS' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -50.9  Med: 9.9 Max: 56.3
Current: -50.9
-50.9
56.3
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Guru Trades

Q2 2016

PRGS Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Joel Greenblatt 24,181 sh (+17.94%)
Ken Fisher 846,210 sh (+9.86%)
Paul Tudor Jones 18,446 sh (-13.50%)
Third Avenue Management 112,816 sh (-26.13%)
Jim Simons 258,111 sh (-51.94%)
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Q3 2016

PRGS Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Joel Greenblatt 31,115 sh (+28.68%)
Paul Tudor Jones 23,293 sh (+26.28%)
Ken Fisher 903,311 sh (+6.75%)
Third Avenue Management 112,816 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 147,311 sh (-42.93%)
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Q4 2016

PRGS Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Discovery Group I, LLC 190,820 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 899,586 sh (-0.41%)
Third Avenue Management 112,355 sh (-0.41%)
Joel Greenblatt 27,937 sh (-10.21%)
Paul Tudor Jones 19,946 sh (-14.37%)
Jim Simons 106,400 sh (-27.77%)
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Q1 2017

PRGS Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Joel Greenblatt 132,234 sh (+373.33%)
Paul Tudor Jones 51,243 sh (+156.91%)
Jim Simons 148,011 sh (+39.11%)
Ken Fisher 912,529 sh (+1.44%)
Third Avenue Management 112,355 sh (unchged)
Discovery Group I, LLC Sold Out
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Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application    NAICS: 511210    SIC: 7372
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Traded in other countries:PGR.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Progress Software Corporation is involved in application development, empowering enterprises to build mission critical business applications. It offers spanning web, mobile and data for on-premise and cloud environments.

Progress Software Corporation was incorporated & established in 1981. It is involved in application development, empowering enterprises to build mission critical business applications. It offers spanning web, mobile and data for on-premise and cloud environments. Its products are generally sold as perpetual licenses, but certain products also use term licensing models and cloud-based offerings use a subscription based model. More than half of company's license revenue is realized through relationships with indirect channel partners, principally application partners and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Application partners are independent software vendors (ISVs) that develop and market applications and resell products in conjunction with sales of their own products that incorporate. OEMs are companies that embed the products into their own software products or devices. The company's segments include Open Edge Business segment, Data Connectivity and Integration Business segment and Application Development and Deployment Business segment.The company operates in North America and Latin America (the Americas); Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA); and the Asia Pacific region, through local subsidiaries as well as independent distributors.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
Forward PE Ratio 18.05
PRGS's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 535 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 20.20 vs. PRGS: 18.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PB Ratio 3.61
PRGS's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 1789 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.97 vs. PRGS: 3.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PRGS' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.23  Med: 2.37 Max: 3.85
Current: 3.61
1.23
3.85
PS Ratio 3.49
PRGS's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 1780 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.34 vs. PRGS: 3.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PRGS' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.22  Med: 3.49 Max: 7.43
Current: 3.49
1.22
7.43
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 12.67
PRGS's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
80% of the 677 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 24.32 vs. PRGS: 12.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
PRGS' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.2  Med: 16.13 Max: 852.26
Current: 12.67
9.2
852.26
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 12.16
PRGS's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
68% of the 856 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 17.68 vs. PRGS: 12.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
PRGS' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.34  Med: 14.17 Max: 214.8
Current: 12.16
8.34
214.8
EV-to-EBIT -35.25
PRGS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1770 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 17.68 vs. PRGS: -35.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PRGS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -46.7  Med: 17 Max: 75.5
Current: -35.25
-46.7
75.5
EV-to-EBITDA 478.83
PRGS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99% of the 1910 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 13.76 vs. PRGS: 478.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PRGS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.2  Med: 11.95 Max: 499.8
Current: 478.83
5.2
499.8
Shiller PE Ratio 51.67
PRGS's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 38.24 vs. PRGS: 51.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
PRGS' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17  Med: 33.07 Max: 55.6
Current: 51.67
17
55.6
Current Ratio 1.52
PRGS's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 1750 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. PRGS: 1.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PRGS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.02  Med: 2.03 Max: 3.09
Current: 1.52
1.02
3.09
Quick Ratio 1.52
PRGS's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 1750 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. PRGS: 1.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PRGS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.02  Med: 2.03 Max: 3.02
Current: 1.52
1.02
3.02
Days Sales Outstanding 43.88
PRGS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
76% of the 1492 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 68.98 vs. PRGS: 43.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PRGS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 43.88  Med: 73.01 Max: 123.82
Current: 43.88
43.88
123.82
Days Payable 52.71
PRGS's Days Payable is ranked higher than
97% of the 1330 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 43.37 vs. PRGS: 52.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
PRGS' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 46.05  Med: 71.01 Max: 125.18
Current: 52.71
46.05
125.18

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 0.86
PRGS's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
76% of the 1282 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. PRGS: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
PRGS' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 0.84 Max: 0.9
Current: 0.86
0.39
0.9
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.71
PRGS's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
51% of the 1236 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. PRGS: 1.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.86
PRGS's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
80% of the 1572 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. PRGS: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
PRGS' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 0.84 Max: 0.9
Current: 0.86
0.39
0.9
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 2.00
PRGS's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 1148 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: -2.60 vs. PRGS: 2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
PRGS' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.1  Med: 0.1 Max: 8.2
Current: 2
-9.1
8.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 41.06
PRGS's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
95% of the 1488 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.38 vs. PRGS: 41.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
PRGS' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.51  Med: 4.24 Max: 59.84
Current: 41.06
1.51
59.84
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.32
PRGS's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
71% of the 771 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. PRGS: 1.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
PRGS' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 1.14 Max: 2.59
Current: 1.32
0.58
2.59
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.01
PRGS's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
63% of the 1498 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. PRGS: 1.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
PRGS' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 0.84 Max: 1.87
Current: 1.01
0.35
1.87
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -2.86
PRGS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
75% of the 2521 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.23 vs. PRGS: -2.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
PRGS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.86  Med: 5.7 Max: 15.2
Current: -2.86
-2.86
15.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -23.37
PRGS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
93% of the 773 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10.33 vs. PRGS: -23.37 )
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: -23.37  Med: 10.8 Max: 24.9
Current: -23.37
-23.37
24.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $406.8
EPS (TTM) $ -1.21
Beta0.35
Short Percentage of Float1.77%
52-Week Range $24.20 - 32.47
Shares Outstanding (Mil)48.27

Analyst Estimate

Nov17 Nov18
Revenue (Mil $) 392 396
EPS ($) 1.62 1.74
EPS without NRI ($) 1.62 1.74
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
10.00%
Dividends per Share ($)
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