NASDAQ:PEGA - Pegasystems Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $64.26 +4.84 (+8.15 %) (As of 02/21/2019 02:31 PM ET)Previous Close$59.42Today's Range$62.26 - $64.5052-Week Range$43.21 - $67.95Volume37,892 shsAverage Volume290,675 shsMarket Capitalization$5.06 billionP/E Ratio292.34Dividend Yield0.21%Beta1.26 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Pegasystems Inc. develops, markets, licenses, and supports software applications for marketing, sales automation, customer service, and operations in the United States and internationally. It provides Pega Platform, an application development product for clients. The company offers customer engagement applications, including Pega Marketing that enable enterprises to enhance customer acquisition and experiences across inbound, outbound, and paid media channels; Pega sales automation to automate and manage the sales process; and Pega customer service to anticipate customer needs, connect customers, the right people and systems, and automate customer interactions to evolve the customer service experience and to allow enterprises to deliver interactions across channels and enhance employee productivity. It also provides digital process automation products, such as industry-specific software applications that include real-time, omni-channel AI; end-to-end robotic automation; journey-centric rapid delivery; software that writes your software; and unified future-proof platform for businesses with robust capabilities to automate industry-specific business processes. In addition, the company offers Pega Cloud that provides production, development, and testing services to accelerate the development and deployment of Pega applications and the Pega Platform, as well as guidance and implementation, technical support, and instructor-led and online training services. Pegasystems Inc. has a strategic alliance with KPMG LLP that assists government agencies for digital transformation. It primarily markets its software and services to financial services, healthcare, manufacturing and high tech, communications and media, insurance, government, consumer services, life sciences, and others through a direct sales force, as well as partnerships with technology providers and application developers. Pegasystems Inc. was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Receive PEGA News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for PEGA and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Data processing & preparation Sub-IndustryApplication Software SectorComputer and Technology Current SymbolNASDAQ:PEGA Previous Symbol CUSIP70557310 Webwww.pega.com Phone617-374-9600Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio2.08 Quick Ratio2.08Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio292.34 Forward P/E Ratio-714.00 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$840.58 million Price / Sales6.02 Cash Flow$0.6182 per share Price / Cash Flow103.95 Book Value$4.77 per share Price / Book13.47Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.22 Net Income$32.93 million Net Margins-1.08% Return on Equity-0.90% Return on Assets-0.56%Miscellaneous Employees4,237 Outstanding Shares78,700,000Market Cap$5.06 billion OptionableOptionable Pegasystems (NASDAQ:PEGA) Frequently Asked Questions What is Pegasystems' stock symbol? Pegasystems trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "PEGA." How often does Pegasystems pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Pegasystems? Pegasystems announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, December 18th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, January 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.03 per share on Tuesday, January 15th. This represents a $0.12 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.19%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, December 28th. View Pegasystems' Dividend History. When did Pegasystems' stock split? How did Pegasystems' stock split work? Shares of Pegasystems split before market open on Wednesday, April 2nd 2014. The 2-1 split was announced on Monday, March 10th 2014. The newly created shares were distributed to shareholders after the market closes on Tuesday, April 1st 2014. An investor that had 100 shares of Pegasystems stock prior to the split would have 200 shares after the split. How were Pegasystems' earnings last quarter? Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ:PEGA) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February, 20th. The technology company reported $0.36 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.16 by $0.20. The technology company had revenue of $256.36 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $252.71 million. Pegasystems had a negative net margin of 1.08% and a negative return on equity of 0.90%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up .7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.45 earnings per share. View Pegasystems' Earnings History. When is Pegasystems' next earnings date? Pegasystems is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 9th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Pegasystems. What guidance has Pegasystems issued on next quarter's earnings? Pegasystems issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 20th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.50 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.62. The company issued revenue guidance of $965 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $941.86 million.Pegasystems also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $0.50-0.50 EPS. What price target have analysts set for PEGA? 4 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Pegasystems' stock. Their forecasts range from $65.00 to $78.00. On average, they expect Pegasystems' share price to reach $71.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 11.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Pegasystems. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Pegasystems? 4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Pegasystems in the last year. There are currently 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Pegasystems. Has Pegasystems been receiving favorable news coverage? News headlines about PEGA stock have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Pegasystems earned a media sentiment score of 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the technology company a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. Who are some of Pegasystems' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Pegasystems include DXC Technology (DXC), Autohome (ATHM), RingCentral (RNG), Zendesk (ZEN), StoneCo (STNE), Proofpoint (PFPT), Bilibili (BILI), YY (YY), Zynga (ZNGA), CarGurus (CARG), Corelogic (CLGX), Five9 (FIVN), PagSeguro Digital (PAGS), Globant (GLOB) and Upwork (UPWK). What other stocks do shareholders of Pegasystems own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Pegasystems investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), salesforce.com (CRM), Netflix (NFLX), Micron Technology (MU), Cirrus Logic (CRUS), Alibaba Group (BABA), Walt Disney (DIS), Home Depot (HD), Intel (INTC) and FedEx (FDX). Who are Pegasystems' key executives? Pegasystems' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Alan Trefler, Founder, CEO & Chairman (Age 63)Mr. Kenneth R. Stillwell Jr., SVP, Chief Admin. Officer & CFO (Age 48)Mr. Michael R. Pyle, Sr. VP of Engineering & Product Devel. (Age 64)Mr. Douglas I. Kra, Sr. VP of Global Customer Success (Age 56)Mr. Leon Trefler, Sr. VP of Global Customer Success - Americas region (Age 58) Who are Pegasystems' major shareholders? Pegasystems' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include SQN Investors LP (2.69%), BlackRock Inc. (2.20%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (1.84%), Eagle Asset Management Inc. (1.53%), Ranger Investment Management L.P. (1.38%) and Standard Life Aberdeen plc (1.30%). Company insiders that own Pegasystems stock include Douglas I Kra, Efstathios A Kouninis, Kenneth Stillwell, Larry Weber, Leon Trefler, Michael R Pyle, Richard H Jones, Sharon T Rowlands and Steven F Kaplan. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Pegasystems. Which institutional investors are selling Pegasystems stock? PEGA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Standard Life Aberdeen plc, Hudson Bay Capital Management LP, Polar Capital LLP, Riverbridge Partners LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, GAM Holding AG and California Public Employees Retirement System. Company insiders that have sold Pegasystems company stock in the last year include Douglas I Kra, Efstathios A Kouninis, Kenneth Stillwell, Larry Weber, Leon Trefler, Michael R Pyle, Richard H Jones and Steven F Kaplan. View Insider Buying and Selling for Pegasystems. Which institutional investors are buying Pegasystems stock? PEGA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including SQN Investors LP, Lee Capital Asset Management LLC, Totem Point Management LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, Ranger Investment Management L.P., BlackRock Inc. and Squarepoint Ops LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Pegasystems. How do I buy shares of Pegasystems? Shares of PEGA can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Pegasystems' stock price today? One share of PEGA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $64.26. How big of a company is Pegasystems? Pegasystems has a market capitalization of $5.06 billion and generates $840.58 million in revenue each year. The technology company earns $32.93 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.22 on an earnings per share basis. Pegasystems employs 4,237 workers across the globe. What is Pegasystems' official website? The official website for Pegasystems is http://www.pega.com. How can I contact Pegasystems? Pegasystems' mailing address is ONE ROGERS STREET, CAMBRIDGE MA, 02142. The technology company can be reached via phone at 617-374-9600 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Pegasystems (NASDAQ PEGA)Community Ranking: 2.2 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 287 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 374 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 661MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Pegasystems and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe PEGA will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe PEGA will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 2/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are the benefits of momentum investing?