Progress Software (NASDAQ:PRGS – Get Rating) and FlexiInternational Software (OTCMKTS:FLXI – Get Rating) are both IT and technology companies, but which is the best investment? We’ll compare the two companies based on their dividend strength, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, and profitability.
This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Progress Software and FlexiInternational Software.
|Net margins||Return on equity||return on assets|
|Flexi International Software||N / A||N / A||N / A|
This is a summary of recent ratings and recommendations for Progress Software and FlexiInternational Software, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sales Ratings||Hold odds||Buy reviews||Strong buy odds||Rating|
|Flexi International Software||0||0||0||0||N / A|
Progress Software currently has a consensus price target of $57.00, indicating a potential upside of 14.23%. Given Progress Software’s possible higher upside, equity research analysts clearly believe Progress Software is more favorable than FlexiInternational Software.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
99.5% of Progress Software shares are held by institutional investors. 3.2% of Progress Software shares are held by insiders. By comparison, 13.1% of FlexiInternational Software’s stock is held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership indicates that endowments, large fund managers, and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Risk and Volatility
Progress Software has a beta of 1.07, which means its stock price is 7% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, FlexiInternational Software has a beta of 0.04, which means its stock price is 96% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Valuation and benefits
This table compares the revenue, earnings per share (EPS), and valuation of Progress Software and FlexiInternational Software.
|Gross revenue||Price/sales ratio||Net revenue||Earnings per share||Price/earnings ratio|
|Progress software||$531.31 million||4.11||$78.42 million||$1.79||27.88|
|Flexi International Software||N / A||N / A||N / A||N / A||N / A|
Progress Software has higher revenue and profit than FlexiInternational Software.
Progress Software beats FlexiInternational Software on 8 out of 9 factors compared between the two stocks.
Progress Software Company Profile (Get a rating)
Progress Software Corporation develops, deploys and manages business applications. The company offers OpenEdge, a development software, which creates multilingual applications for secure deployment on various platforms and devices, as well as in the cloud; development tools including components for developing user interfaces for web, mobile, desktop, chat, and AR/VR applications, as well as automated application testing and reporting tools; Sitefinity, a web content management and customer analytics platform; Corticon, a business rules management system that provides applications with decision automation and process change, as well as decision-related analytics capabilities. It also offers DataDirect Connect, which provides data connectivity using standard interfaces to connect applications running on various platforms; MOVEit which offers secure collaboration and automated file transfers of critical business information; Chef, an infrastructure automation platform for building, deploying, managing, and securing applications in multi-cloud, hybrid, and on-premises environments; and WhatsUp Gold, a network monitoring solution. Additionally, the company provides Kemp LoadMaster, a load balancing solution; and Kemp Flowmon network performance monitoring and diagnostics solutions that collect and analyze network telemetry from a variety of sources. Additionally, it provides project management, implementation, custom development, programming, and other services, as well as web applications; and training services. The company sells its products to end users, ISVs, original equipment manufacturers and system integrators. It operates in the United States, Canada, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific. The company was founded in 1981 and is based in Burlington, Massachusetts.
FlexiInternational Software Company Profile (Get a rating)
FlexiInternational Software Inc. develops, markets and supports back-office accounting software solutions for businesses in the banking and credit union, insurance, financial services and other service industries worldwide. The company offers a FlexiFinancials suite consisting of FlexiLedger, a central financial transaction repository; FlexiPayables, an accounts payable module; FlexiPurchasing to track and streamline purchasing processes; FlexiAssets, an asset module; FlexiProjects which manages, tracks and analyzes project costs, budgets, charges and status; FlexiFDW, an event-driven data repository; and FlexiReceivables allowing businesses to manage and track their receivables. It also provides FlexiTools applications to customize FlexiFinancials, such as FlexiDesigner to customize the FlexiFinancials Suite GUI using an interactive visual design editor; and FlexiDB which allows customization of Flexi database structures. Additionally, the company offers FlexiInfo Suite which consists of FlexiWorkflow, an application integrated with various FlexiFinancial modules; FlexiImaging which provides integration with various third-party imaging solutions including Microsoft SharePoint; and RenovoFYI, a web-based financial report writer. Additionally, it provides the FlexiIntegration Suite which consists of FlexiAPIs that provide real-time synchronous access to the functional components of the FlexiFinancials suite of applications; FlexiNetExchange to provide seamless integration with Jack Henry’s Silverlake core banking solution, Synergy Workflow and Synergy Imaging; and the FlexiImport/Export wizard that allows users to import and export data. In addition, the company offers consulting, training and education services, as well as support services. It has strategic partnerships with Acturis; and Jack Henry & Associates. The company was founded in 1991 and is based in Shelton, Connecticut, with additional locations in Naples, Florida; and Surrey, UK.
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