NASDAQ:PRGS - Progress Software Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $37.32 +0.55 (+1.50 %) (As of 02/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$36.77Today's Range$36.79 - $37.4052-Week Range$30.23 - $49.74Volume300,707 shsAverage Volume424,178 shsMarket Capitalization$1.69 billionP/E Ratio17.52Dividend Yield1.69%Beta0.69 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Progress Software Corporation provides software solutions for various industries worldwide. It operates through three segments: OpenEdge; Data Connectivity and Integration; and Application Development and Deployment. The OpenEdge segment offers Progress OpenEdge, a development software, which builds multi-language applications for secure deployment across various platforms and devices, as well as cloud; Progress Corticon, a business rules management system that enables applications with decision automation and change process, and decision-related insight capabilities; DataRPM, which provides maintenance solutions for industrial IoT; and Kinvey that offers cloud backend as a service technology. The Data Connectivity and Integration segment provides Progress DataDirect Connect software, which offers data connectivity using industry-standard interfaces to connect applications running on various platforms; and Progress DataDirect Hybrid Data Pipeline, a data access service that provides cloud and on-premises data sources for hybrid cloud applications, such as CRM, data management platforms, and hosted analytics. The Application Development and Deployment segment offers Dev Tools, a cross-platform, user experience design, quality assurance, debugging, and reporting suite; NativeScript, an open-source application development platform; Test Studio, an application lifecycle management suite for testing Web, mobile, and desktop applications; and Sitefinity, a Web content management and customer analytics platform. The company also provides project management, implementation, custom development, programming, and other services, as well as services to Web-enable applications; and training services. It sells its products directly to end users, as well as indirectly to application partners, original equipment manufacturers, and system integrators. Progress Software Corporation was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Bedford, Massachusetts. Receive PRGS News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for PRGS and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Prepackaged software Sub-IndustrySystems Software SectorComputer and Technology Current SymbolNASDAQ:PRGS Previous Symbol CUSIP74331210 Webwww.progress.com Phone781-280-4000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.36 Current Ratio1.17 Quick Ratio1.17Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio17.52 Forward P/E Ratio18.85 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$397.17 million Price / Sales4.24 Cash Flow$3.2651 per share Price / Cash Flow11.43 Book Value$6.91 per share Price / Book5.40Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.13 Net Income$63.49 million Net Margins15.99% Return on Equity30.67% Return on Assets15.09%Miscellaneous Employees1,412 Outstanding Shares45,154,000Market Cap$1.69 billion OptionableOptionable Progress Software (NASDAQ:PRGS) Frequently Asked Questions What is Progress Software's stock symbol? Progress Software trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "PRGS." How often does Progress Software pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Progress Software? Progress Software announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 17th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 1st will be given a dividend of $0.155 per share on Friday, March 15th. This represents a $0.62 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.66%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 28th. View Progress Software's Dividend History. How will Progress Software's stock buyback program work? Progress Software declared that its board has authorized a stock buyback plan on Thursday, September 28th 2017, which authorizes the company to repurchase $159,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to repurchase up to 8.7% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are typically a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued. How were Progress Software's earnings last quarter? Progress Software Corp (NASDAQ:PRGS) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, January, 17th. The software maker reported $0.76 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.73 by $0.03. The software maker earned $111.50 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $109.35 million. Progress Software had a return on equity of 30.67% and a net margin of 15.99%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 4.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.67 earnings per share. View Progress Software's Earnings History. When is Progress Software's next earnings date? Progress Software is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, March 27th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Progress Software. What guidance has Progress Software issued on next quarter's earnings? Progress Software issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, January, 17th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.33-2.39 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.49. The company issued revenue guidance of $380-386 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $398.37 million.Progress Software also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $2.33-2.39 EPS. What price target have analysts set for PRGS? 4 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for Progress Software's shares. Their forecasts range from $29.00 to $50.00. On average, they anticipate Progress Software's share price to reach $39.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 4.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Progress Software. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Progress Software? 4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Progress Software in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Progress Software. What are Wall Street analysts saying about Progress Software stock? Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Progress Software stock: 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Progress offers the leading platform for developing and deploying mission-critical business applications. Progress empowers enterprises and ISVs to build and deliver cognitive-first applications that harness big data to derive business insights and competitive advantage. Progress offers leading technologies for easily building powerful user interfaces across any type of device, a reliable, scalable and secure backend platform to deploy modern applications, leading data connectivity to all sources, and award-winning predictive analytics that brings the power of machine learning to any organization. " (1/25/2019) 2. National Securities analysts commented, "We are initiating coverage of Progress Software with a BUY rating and $50 price target. Current management brings a shareholder friendly posture. We expect Industrial IoT (IIoT) will be a notable contributor to future growth. The F2017 acquisitions of DataRPM and Kinvey were well reasoned and likely to benefit shareholders." (7/16/2018) Has Progress Software been receiving favorable news coverage? News coverage about PRGS stock has trended positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog 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. Progress Software earned a news sentiment score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the software maker a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. Who are some of Progress Software's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Progress Software include HubSpot (HUBS), Trend Micro (TMICY), Elastic (ESTC), Ceridian HCM (CDAY), New Relic (NEWR), National Instruments (NATI), Momo (MOMO), SolarWinds (SWI), Coupa Software (COUP), RealPage (RP), Mongodb (MDB), Konami (KNMCY), BlackBerry (BB), Nuance Communications (NUAN) and Medidata Solutions (MDSO). Who are Progress Software's key executives? Progress Software's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Yogesh Gupta, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 58)Mr. Paul A. Jalbert, Chief Financial Officer (Age 62)Mr. Dmitri Tcherevik, Chief Technology Officer (Age 49)Ms. Loren Weinberg Jarrett, Chief Marketing Officer (Age 44)Mr. John Ainsworth, Sr. VP of Core Products (Age 54) Who are Progress Software's major shareholders? Progress Software's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.60%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.97%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (3.24%), Praesidium Investment Management Company LLC (2.62%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (2.37%) and Northern Trust Corp (2.01%). Company insiders that own Progress Software stock include Dimitre Taslakov and Michael Mark. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Progress Software. Which institutional investors are selling Progress Software stock? PRGS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., KBC Group NV, Mackay Shields LLC, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, Acadian Asset Management LLC, First Trust Advisors LP and Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd.. Company insiders that have sold Progress Software company stock in the last year include Dimitre Taslakov and Michael Mark. View Insider Buying and Selling for Progress Software. Which institutional investors are buying Progress Software stock? PRGS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Praesidium Investment Management Company LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Investment Counselors of Maryland LLC, Segall Bryant & Hamill LLC, WINTON GROUP Ltd, Millennium Management LLC, LSV Asset Management and Horrell Capital Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Progress Software. How do I buy shares of Progress Software? Shares of PRGS 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 Progress Software's stock price today? One share of PRGS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $37.32. How big of a company is Progress Software? Progress Software has a market capitalization of $1.69 billion and generates $397.17 million in revenue each year. The software maker earns $63.49 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.13 on an earnings per share basis. Progress Software employs 1,412 workers across the globe. What is Progress Software's official website? The official website for Progress Software is http://www.progress.com. How can I contact Progress Software? Progress Software's mailing address is 14 OAK PARK DRIVE, BEDFORD MA, 01730. The software maker can be reached via phone at 781-280-4000 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Progress Software (NASDAQ PRGS)Community Ranking: 2.3 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 280 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 341 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 621MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Progress Software and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe PRGS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe PRGS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 2/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are the benefits of a balanced fund?