Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect PROS (PRO) Share Price

News stories about PROS (NYSE:PRO) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. PROS earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the software maker an impact score of 45.5989241686861 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

Shares of PROS (NYSE PRO) opened at $33.77 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.98, a current ratio of 1.98 and a debt-to-equity ratio of -4.54. The stock has a market capitalization of $1,064.45, a PE ratio of -13.67 and a beta of 1.27. PROS has a 12 month low of $21.36 and a 12 month high of $34.85.

PROS (NYSE:PRO) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, February 6th. The software maker reported ($0.13) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.18) by $0.05. The business had revenue of $46.34 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $44.68 million. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 16.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned ($0.21) earnings per share. analysts predict that PROS will post -1.27 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of research analysts have recently issued reports on the company. DA Davidson assumed coverage on PROS in a research note on Friday, February 2nd. They set a “neutral” rating and a $28.00 price objective on the stock. Needham & Company LLC raised their price objective on PROS to $40.00 and gave the company a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Monday, March 5th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut PROS from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, February 13th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating, two have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. PROS has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $31.83.

In related news, Director Mariette M. Woestemeyer sold 250,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, February 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $31.00, for a total value of $7,750,000.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, CEO Andres Reiner sold 15,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, March 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $32.99, for a total value of $494,850.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 470,074 shares in the company, valued at $15,507,741.26. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 535,000 shares of company stock worth $16,610,450 over the last three months. 17.20% of the stock is owned by insiders.

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PROS Company Profile

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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