PROS (PRO) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Analysis Shows

Media coverage about PROS (NYSE:PRO) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. PROS earned a media sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the software maker an impact score of 46.0580499736181 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern’s rankings:

PROS (PRO) opened at $27.78 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 2.08, a current ratio of 2.08 and a debt-to-equity ratio of -5.94. PROS has a 1-year low of $20.34 and a 1-year high of $30.49. The company has a market cap of $864.04, a PE ratio of -10.94 and a beta of 1.52.

PROS (NYSE:PRO) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The software maker reported ($0.22) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.23) by $0.01. The company had revenue of $41.94 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $41.07 million. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 9.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted ($0.19) earnings per share. equities research analysts predict that PROS will post -1.48 earnings per share for the current year.

Several equities analysts have commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of PROS from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, December 27th. Needham & Company LLC raised shares of PROS from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $35.00 target price on the stock in a report on Monday, December 11th. ValuEngine lowered shares of PROS from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, October 27th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $28.00 target price on shares of PROS in a report on Sunday, October 8th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating, three have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $31.60.

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About PROS

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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