Progress Software posts a $3.9m profit in 2d quarter

Progress counts the Foxwoods Resort Casino among its customers.
Progress counts the Foxwoods Resort Casino among its customers.John Tlumacki/Globe staff/file

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Bedford-based business software maker Progress Software Corp. rose after the company posted a second-quarter profit, turning around from a loss last year, driven mainly by revenue growth and fewer losses from discontinued operations. Progress said it earned a profit of $3.9 million or 7 cents per share, compared to a loss of $1.9 million or 3 cents, a year ago. Revenue rose to $81.71 million from $74.13 million. In June, Progress agreed to sell its Apama product line to to Software AG. The sale is expected to close in July.

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