Progress Software (NASDAQ:PRGS – Get Free Report) is scheduled to be posting its quarterly earnings results after the market closes on Tuesday, September 26th. Analysts expect Progress Software to post earnings of $1.01 per share for the quarter. Individual that wish to register for the company’s earnings conference call can do so using this link.
Progress Software (NASDAQ:PRGS – Get Free Report) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, June 29th. The software maker reported $1.06 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.90 by $0.16. Progress Software had a net margin of 12.49% and a return on equity of 40.44%. The firm had revenue of $179.23 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $169.78 million. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.87 EPS. Progress Software’s quarterly revenue was up 18.8% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts expect Progress Software to post $3 EPS for the current fiscal year and $4 EPS for the next fiscal year.
Progress Software Stock Performance
NASDAQ:PRGS opened at $56.99 on Tuesday. The firm’s fifty day moving average price is $59.36 and its 200 day moving average price is $57.86. Progress Software has a 1-year low of $40.33 and a 1-year high of $62.34. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.85, a current ratio of 0.87 and a quick ratio of 0.87. The firm has a market cap of $2.47 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 30.97, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 8.28 and a beta of 0.91.
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Analysts Set New Price Targets
PRGS has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Citigroup boosted their target price on shares of Progress Software from $57.00 to $62.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 8th. StockNews.com initiated coverage on shares of Progress Software in a research report on Thursday, August 17th. They set a “buy” rating on the stock. Finally, Oppenheimer boosted their target price on shares of Progress Software from $63.00 to $66.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research report on Friday, June 30th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. According to MarketBeat.com, the stock presently has an average rating of “Moderate Buy” and a consensus target price of $64.25.
Insider Transactions at Progress Software
In other news, insider Kathryn Kulikoski sold 3,265 shares of Progress Software stock in a transaction on Friday, September 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $61.06, for a total transaction of $199,360.90. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 2,073 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $126,577.38. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. In other Progress Software news, insider Kathryn Kulikoski sold 3,265 shares of Progress Software stock in a transaction dated Friday, September 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $61.06, for a total value of $199,360.90. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 2,073 shares in the company, valued at approximately $126,577.38. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Also, CFO Anthony Folger sold 2,513 shares of Progress Software stock in a transaction dated Friday, August 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $58.44, for a total value of $146,859.72. Following the completion of the sale, the chief financial officer now owns 20,098 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,174,527.12. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 19,161 shares of company stock valued at $1,134,633 in the last 90 days. 3.40% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.
Institutional Trading of Progress Software
A number of institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. Vanguard Group Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Progress Software by 1.7% during the 3rd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 4,989,378 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $212,298,000 after purchasing an additional 84,371 shares during the period. State Street Corp boosted its holdings in Progress Software by 3.0% in the 1st quarter. State Street Corp now owns 1,459,750 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $68,740,000 after acquiring an additional 42,824 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its holdings in Progress Software by 1.5% in the 1st quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,325,811 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $76,166,000 after acquiring an additional 19,608 shares during the period. Wellington Management Group LLP boosted its holdings in Progress Software by 25.4% in the 1st quarter. Wellington Management Group LLP now owns 1,236,034 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $58,204,000 after acquiring an additional 250,733 shares during the period. Finally, Geode Capital Management LLC boosted its holdings in Progress Software by 12.9% in the 1st quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 902,982 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $51,876,000 after acquiring an additional 103,070 shares during the period.
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