Ultimate Software's fourth-quarter results showed how steady the company's growth has been. The amount is roughly 20% above where the shares traded prior to the announcement, and the company expects the deal to close in the second quarter of 2019, assuming that it can obtain the typically required approvals. Dan Caplinger has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. At that point, a bidding war might ensue, depending on how much any interested parties wanted the company. Learn more. Which Cryptocurrencies Have the Lowest Transaction Fees? Image: Ultimate Software. However, there's still room for a bit of drama. The Ultimate Software Group has a market capitalization of $10.50 billion and generates $1.14 billion in revenue each year. Moreover, the PeopleDoc platform gave Ultimate a stronger toolbox to offer to its clients, including online employee-help centers, case management, and employee file management. Total revenue of $304.8 million for the quarter was higher by 21% from the fourth quarter of 2017, keeping fairly steady compared to recent quarters. The Ultimate Software Group does not currently pay a dividend. )+[a-z]{2,63}/i);}, failureMessage: "Value must not contain any URL's"});field5.add(Validate.Presence, {failureMessage:"This field is required"});field5.add(Validate.Length, {tooShortMessage:"Invalid length for field value", tooLongMessage: "Invalid length for field value", minimum: 4, maximum: 4});function handleFormSubmit(ele) { var submitButton = ele.querySelector('input[type=submit]'); var spinner = document.createElement('span'); spinner.setAttribute('class', 'loader'); submitButton.setAttribute('disabled', true); submitButton.style.cursor = 'wait'; submitButton.parentNode.appendChild(spinner); return true; }function resetSubmitButton(e){ var submitButtons = e.target.form.getElementsByClassName('submit-button'); for(var i=0;i