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Progress Software Corp

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Mkt Cap

$2.227B

PE

32.20

Debt

$355.3M

Cash

$133.2M

EV

$2.449B

FCF

$192.2M

Market Cap

$2.227B

P/E Ratio

32.20

Debt

$355.3M

Cash

$133.2M

EV

$2.449B

FCF

$192.2M
Charts data: {"Earnings":[{"time":"2014-11-29","value":49458000},{"time":"2015-11-29","value":-8801000},{"time":"2016-11-29","value":-55726000},{"time":"2017-11-29","value":37417000},{"time":"2018-11-29","value":63491000},{"time":"2019-11-29","value":26400000},{"time":"2020-11-29","value":79722000},{"time":"2021-11-29","value":78420000},{"time":"2022-11-29","value":95069000},{"time":"2023-11-29","value":70197000}],"Sales":[{"time":"2014-11-29","value":332533000},{"time":"2015-11-29","value":377554000},{"time":"2016-11-29","value":405341000},{"time":"2017-11-29","value":397572000},{"time":"2018-11-29","value":397165000},{"time":"2019-11-29","value":413298000},{"time":"2020-11-29","value":442150000},{"time":"2021-11-29","value":531313000},{"time":"2022-11-29","value":602013000},{"time":"2023-11-29","value":694439000}],"Net Margins":[{"time":"2014-11-29","value":0.1487311033792135},{"time":"2015-11-29","value":-0.02331057279223634},{"time":"2016-11-29","value":-0.13747930754599214},{"time":"2017-11-29","value":0.09411377058746592},{"time":"2018-11-29","value":0.15986051137436583},{"time":"2019-11-29","value":0.06387642814627702},{"time":"2020-11-29","value":0.18030532624674883},{"time":"2021-11-29","value":0.14759661442501879},{"time":"2022-11-29","value":0.15791851670977206},{"time":"2023-11-29","value":0.10108447250226442}],"Assets":[{"time":"2014-11-29","value":703061000},{"time":"2015-11-29","value":877123000},{"time":"2016-11-29","value":754827000},{"time":"2017-11-29","value":718718000},{"time":"2018-11-29","value":640609000},{"time":"2019-11-29","value":881271000},{"time":"2020-11-29","value":1041782000},{"time":"2021-11-29","value":1363537000},{"time":"2022-11-29","value":1411479000},{"time":"2023-11-29","value":1602783000}],"Stockholders Equity":[{"time":"2014-11-29","value":543245000},{"time":"2015-11-29","value":522464000},{"time":"2016-11-29","value":406629000},{"time":"2017-11-29","value":376084000},{"time":"2018-11-29","value":310082000},{"time":"2019-11-29","value":330282000},{"time":"2020-11-29","value":346013000},{"time":"2021-11-29","value":412489000},{"time":"2022-11-29","value":398504000},{"time":"2023-11-29","value":459715000}],"ROE":[{"time":"2014-11-29","value":0.09104179513847344},{"time":"2015-11-29","value":-0.016845179763581797},{"time":"2016-11-29","value":-0.13704384094592367},{"time":"2017-11-29","value":0.09949107114368066},{"time":"2018-11-29","value":0.2047555162827897},{"time":"2019-11-29","value":0.0799316947335913},{"time":"2020-11-29","value":0.23040174791120566},{"time":"2021-11-29","value":0.19011416062004077},{"time":"2022-11-29","value":0.23856473209804668},{"time":"2023-11-29","value":0.15269677952644573}],"ROA":[{"time":"2014-11-29","value":0.11484067527568731},{"time":"2015-11-29","value":0.018403348219120923},{"time":"2016-11-29","value":-0.03935868748733153},{"time":"2017-11-29","value":0.09824993947556622},{"time":"2018-11-29","value":0.13424413331689064},{"time":"2019-11-29","value":0.045484306189583},{"time":"2020-11-29","value":0.10340743072926965},{"time":"2021-11-29","value":0.08514767109363369},{"time":"2022-11-29","value":0.09361173634180885},{"time":"2023-11-29","value":0.06895693303460294}]}

Progress Software Corporation develops, deploys, and manages business applications. The company offers OpenEdge, an application development platform for running business-critical applications; Chef, a DevOps/DevSecOps automation software; Developer Tools that consists of software development tooling collection including .NET and JavaScript UI components for web, desktop and mobile applications, reporting and report management tools, and automated testing and mocking tools; Kemp LoadMaster, a flexible application delivery and security product offering cloud-native, and virtual and hardware load balancers; and Sitefinity, a digital experience platform foundation delivering intelligent and ROI-driving tools for marketers. It also provides MOVEit, a managed file transfer software for managing and controlling the movement of sensitive files and securing them both at-rest and in-transit, DataDirect, a secure data connectivity tools for Relational, NoSQL, Big Data and SaaS data sources; WhatsUp Gold, a network infrastructure monitoring software providing complete visibility of all network devices, servers, virtual machines, and cloud and wireless environments to find and fix network problems; Flowmon, a network security and visibility product with automated response across hybrid cloud ecosystems; and Corticon, a decision automation platform to transform user experiences by streamlining and automating complex business rules. Further, the company offers project management, implementation, custom development, programming, and other services, as well as web-enable applications; and training services. It sells its products to end users, independent software vendors, original equipment manufacturers, and system integrators. It has operations in the United States, Canada, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. The company was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts.

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Growth

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g\r+10%+11%+12%+13%+14%
0%109887
+1%1110988
+2%13111098
+3%141311109
+4%1714121110
Years012345678910TV
FCF$192.2M$210.1M$228.7M$247.8M$267.3M$287.1M$307M$326.8M$346.3M$365.3M$383.5M$3.835B
DCF$182.7M$172.9M$162.9M$152.9M$142.8M$132.7M$122.9M$113.2M$103.8M$94.8M$948M
Value$2.33B

In the chart Earnings are multiplied by this value.

Earnings Growth 19%
Earnings Stability 39%


Competitiveness and MOAT

High margins render the company resilient under dire circumstances, hence able to drive competitors out or acquire them. ROE and ROA measure the average flow generated by each invested dollar. Their marginal value is a forecast of future growth, and it is considered by Buffett and Munger the most important single indicator.

Years11-201511-201611-201711-201811-201911-202011-202111-202211-2023TTM
Net Margin-2.3%-14%9.4%16%6.4%18%15%16%10%9.7%
ROA1.8%-3.9%9.8%13%4.5%10%8.5%9.4%6.9%7.1%
ROE-1.7%-14%9.9%20%8%23%19%24%15%15%

What is the average Net Margin?

The average Net Margin over the past 5 years is +13.51%.

What is the trend of Net Margin?

The trend of Net Margin over the past 5 years is -0.13%.

What is the average Return on Assets (ROA)?

The average ROA over the past 5 years is +8.85%.

What is the trend of Return on Assets (ROA)?

The trend of ROA over the past 5 years is -0.57%.

What is the average Return on Equity (ROE)?

The average ROE over the past 5 years is +18.27%.

What is the trend of Return on Equity (ROE)?

The trend of ROE over the past 5 years is +0.5%.


Safety & Stabiliy

Being debt the number one cause of investment losses and company death, the ratio Debt/FCF is of utmost importance to guarantee safety. On the other hand the Graham’s stability measures the drawdown of earnings, hence indicating the reliability of the flow generated by the company.

Years11-201511-201611-201711-201811-201911-202011-202111-202211-2023TTM
Debt FCF1.581.551.271.082.472.913.753.414.421.85
Debt Equity0.290.370.340.400.931.161.581.591.620.77
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Graham Stability----100%100%100%100%83%83%

What is the Debt/FCF?

The Debt/FCF trailing twelve month is 1.85.

What is the trend of Debt/FCF?

The trend of Debt/FCF over the past 5 years is 0.58.

What is the Graham’s Stability?

Graham’s Stability measure stands at 0.83.


Growth

Growth can be dangerous when forecasting, simply projecting the current growth is in general wrong. A company passes through multiple phases, from being young and unprofitable, to the first periods of profitability and high growth, until it arrives at a period of regime with limited growth. Identifying in which phase the company is in may help forecasting.

Years11-201611-201811-202011-2022Trend
Revenue8%12%16%15%1.3%
Net Income-2%-4.2%-26%-13%
Stockholders Equity1.8%8.2%9.9%15%3.5%
FCF8.2%8.1%6.8%-9.5%0.56%

What is the 5 year Revenue CAGR?

The Revenue CAGR over the past 5 years is +11.82%.

What is the trend of Revenue growth?

The trend of Revenue growth rate over the past 5 years is +1.27%.

What is the 5 year Earnings CAGR?

The Earnings CAGR over the past 5 years is +2.03%.

What is the trend of Earnings growth?

The trend of Earnings growth rate over the past 5 years is -12.68%.

What is the 5 year Equity CAGR?

The Equity CAGR over the past 5 years is +8.19%.

What is the trend of Equity growth?

The trend of Equity growth rate over the past 5 years is +3.48%.

What is the 5 year FCF CAGR?

The FCF CAGR over the past 5 years is +8.09%.

What is the trend of FCF growth?

The trend of FCF growth rate over the past 5 years is +0.56%.