-$0.18 Earnings Per Share Expected for PROS Holdings, Inc. (PRO) This Quarter
Equities research analysts expect PROS Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:PRO) to post ($0.18) earnings per share (EPS) for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Five analysts have made estimates for PROS Holdings’ earnings, with estimates ranging from ($0.21) to ($0.13). PROS Holdings reported earnings per share of ($0.21) in the same quarter last year, which would indicate a positive year-over-year growth rate of 14.3%. The firm is expected to report its next quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February 6th.
On average, analysts expect that PROS Holdings will report full year earnings of ($0.87) per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from ($0.90) to ($0.82). For the next financial year, analysts anticipate that the company will post earnings of ($0.65) per share, with EPS estimates ranging from ($0.69) to ($0.59). Zacks Investment Research’s EPS calculations are an average based on a survey of sell-side research analysts that follow PROS Holdings.
PROS Holdings (NYSE:PRO) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The software maker reported ($0.22) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.23) by $0.01. The business had revenue of $41.94 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $41.07 million. PROS Holdings had a negative net margin of 48.93% and a negative return on equity of 2,114.05%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 9.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned ($0.19) earnings per share.
Several equities analysts have weighed in on the stock. ValuEngine lowered shares of PROS Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday. Needham & Company LLC reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $35.00 target price on shares of PROS Holdings in a report on Tuesday, October 24th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $28.00 target price on shares of PROS Holdings in a report on Sunday, October 8th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. PROS Holdings presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $32.60.
In other news, CEO Andres Reiner sold 28,175 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $28.67, for a total value of $807,777.25. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 423,140 shares in the company, valued at approximately $12,131,423.80. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, Director Ronald F. Woestemeyer sold 50,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 24th. The stock was sold at an average price of $25.51, for a total transaction of $1,275,500.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 86,350 shares of company stock worth $2,296,808 over the last quarter. 17.20% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.
Several hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of PRO. American International Group Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of PROS Holdings by 7.0% in the 1st quarter. American International Group Inc. now owns 15,507 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $375,000 after acquiring an additional 1,021 shares during the last quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in shares of PROS Holdings by 2.8% in the 1st quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 42,303 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $1,023,000 after acquiring an additional 1,163 shares during the last quarter. MARSHALL WACE ASIA Ltd acquired a new position in shares of PROS Holdings in the 1st quarter worth approximately $484,000. Marshall Wace North America L.P. acquired a new position in shares of PROS Holdings in the 1st quarter worth approximately $484,000. Finally, Vanguard Group Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of PROS Holdings by 10.5% in the 1st quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 1,203,757 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $29,119,000 after acquiring an additional 114,641 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 92.06% of the company’s stock.
Shares of PROS Holdings (NYSE:PRO) traded down 4.03% during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching $22.60. 123,957 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. PROS Holdings has a 12-month low of $20.34 and a 12-month high of $30.49. The stock’s market capitalization is $718.41 million. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $24.58 and its 200-day moving average price is $26.29.
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About PROS Holdings
PROS Holdings, Inc (PROS) is a provider of revenue and profit realization solutions. The Company provides its solutions to enterprises across the manufacturing, distribution, services, and travel industries, including automotive and industrial, business-to-business (B2B) services, cargo, chemicals and energy, consumer goods, insurance, food and beverage, healthcare, high tech and travel.
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