News headlines about PROS Holdings (NYSE:PRO) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to AlphaOne Sentiment Analysis. The research group, a unit of Accern, rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. AlphaOne ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. PROS Holdings earned a media sentiment score of 0.22 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also assigned media coverage about the software maker an impact score of 0 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the news headlines that may have effected Alpha One’s rankings:

PROS Holdings (NYSE:PRO) traded up 1.47% during midday trading on Friday, hitting $27.65. 94,744 shares of the company were exchanged. The stock’s market capitalization is $869.15 million. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $24.33 and a 200-day moving average of $23.22. PROS Holdings has a 1-year low of $10.99 and a 1-year high of $27.85.

PROS Holdings (NYSE:PRO) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May 2nd. The software maker reported ($0.34) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.42) by $0.08. PROS Holdings had a negative net margin of 49.08% and a negative return on equity of 208.19%. The business had revenue of $40.13 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $38.60 million. Equities analysts expect that PROS Holdings will post ($0.88) earnings per share for the current year.

PRO has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. Deutsche Bank AG lifted their price target on PROS Holdings to $35.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 3rd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded PROS Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 11th. William Blair reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of PROS Holdings in a research note on Monday, February 13th. Needham & Company LLC boosted their target price on PROS Holdings from $28.00 to $30.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 23rd. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus boosted their target price on PROS Holdings from $23.00 to $26.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 3rd. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $30.25.

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In other news, Director Leslie J. Rechan acquired 4,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, May 11th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $25.54 per share, for a total transaction of $102,160.00. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, CEO Andres Reiner sold 20,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, April 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $23.69, for a total transaction of $473,800.00. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 473,942 shares in the company, valued at $11,227,685.98. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 180,801 shares of company stock worth $4,333,137 over the last quarter. Insiders own 18.90% of the company’s stock.

About PROS Holdings

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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