$0.05 EPS Expected for Pegasystems Inc. (PEGA)

October 13, 2017 - By Darrin Black

 $0.05 EPS Expected for Pegasystems Inc. (PEGA)
Investors sentiment increased to 1.18 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.13, from 1.05 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 16 investors sold Pegasystems Inc. shares while 50 reduced holdings. 34 funds opened positions while 44 raised stakes. 33.44 million shares or 2.16% more from 32.73 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.
Evercore Wealth Ltd Liability Company has invested 0% in Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ:PEGA). Cambridge Tru reported 5,000 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Nationwide Fund has 95,910 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Walleye Trading Ltd Liability has 4,390 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Aperio Grp Lc holds 0.01% or 21,332 shares. Tiverton Asset Management Limited Liability Corp holds 0.85% of its portfolio in Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ:PEGA) for 270,684 shares. Citadel Advisors Limited Company accumulated 0.02% or 327,748 shares. Netherlands-based Ing Groep Nv has invested 0.03% in Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ:PEGA). Prelude Cap Ltd holds 588 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Gam Hldg Ag accumulated 0.17% or 192,937 shares. Deutsche Bank Ag owns 139,880 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Jpmorgan Chase Com holds 0% of its portfolio in Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ:PEGA) for 63,697 shares. Tocqueville Asset Management Limited Partnership owns 16,650 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Shell Asset Mgmt holds 0.04% or 27,090 shares in its portfolio. Rice Hall James & Associate Limited Liability holds 451,573 shares.

Since May 1, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 14 insider sales for $4.53 million activity. PYLE MICHAEL R sold $91,517 worth of stock or 1,523 shares. Trefler Leon also sold $257,230 worth of Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ:PEGA) on Friday, May 19. The insider JONES RICHARD H sold 19,600 shares worth $1.09 million. 1,151 Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ:PEGA) shares with value of $69,923 were sold by OHALLORAN JAMES P. 1,469 shares were sold by KRA DOUGLAS I, worth $66,678.

Analysts expect Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ:PEGA) to report $0.05 EPS on November, 1.They anticipate $0.02 EPS change or 28.57 % from last quarter’s $0.07 EPS. PEGA’s profit would be $3.89M giving it 300.50 P/E if the $0.05 EPS is correct. After having $0.04 EPS previously, Pegasystems Inc.’s analysts see 25.00 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.33% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $60.1. About 70,578 shares traded. Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ:PEGA) has risen 126.00% since October 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 109.30% the S&P500.

Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ:PEGA) Ratings Coverage

Among 5 analysts covering Pegasystems (NASDAQ:PEGA), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 80% are positive. Pegasystems had 14 analyst reports since September 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Benchmark maintained it with “Buy” rating and $6700 target in Tuesday, June 6 report. Wedbush maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Thursday, November 3 report. Wedbush maintained Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ:PEGA) on Thursday, January 26 with “Outperform” rating. Benchmark maintained the shares of PEGA in report on Friday, February 26 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Sidoti given on Monday, November 14. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Wedbush on Wednesday, December 21. JMP Securities initiated it with “Mkt Outperform” rating and $31 target in Friday, September 11 report. Wedbush maintained Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ:PEGA) on Tuesday, June 6 with “Buy” rating. On Thursday, August 10 the stock rating was maintained by Mitsubishi UFJ with “Buy”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, October 28 by Benchmark.

Pegasystems Inc. develops, markets, licenses and supports software applications for marketing, sales and onboarding, and customer service needs. The company has market cap of $4.67 billion. The Firm also offers software applications built on the Pega platform. It has a 93.4 P/E ratio. The Company’s software is designed to assist clients in building, deploying and evolving enterprise applications.

More important recent Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ:PEGA) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Pegasystems Inc. (PEGA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 29, 2017” on September 28, 2017, also Globenewswire.com published article titled: “Pegasystems Appoints Steven Gross Vice President of North America Sales”, Globenewswire.com published: “Pegasystems named 2017 Best Tech Work Culture in Third Annual Timmy Awards” on September 25, 2017. More interesting news about Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ:PEGA) was released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Pegasystems Appoints Frank Guerrera as Chief Technical Systems Officer” with publication date: September 20, 2017.

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