Perion Network Ltd., a technology company, delivers advertising solutions to brands, agencies, and publishers in North America, Europe, and internationally.
Very undervalued with flawless balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Perion Network's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: PERI's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: PERI exceeded the US Media industry which returned -17.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: PERI exceeded the US Market which returned -13.6% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Perion Network's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 months ago | Simply Wall StAre Perion Network's (NASDAQ:PERI) Statutory Earnings A Good Reflection Of Its Earnings Potential?
3 months ago | Simply Wall StHere's Why Perion Network (NASDAQ:PERI) Can Manage Its Debt Responsibly
3 months ago | Simply Wall StWhat We Think Of Perion Network Ltd.’s (NASDAQ:PERI) Investment Potential
Is Perion Network undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: PERI ($4.27) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($27.5)
Significantly Below Fair Value: PERI is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: PERI is good value based on its PE Ratio (8.6x) compared to the Media industry average (9.5x).
PE vs Market: PERI is good value based on its PE Ratio (8.6x) compared to the US market (12.9x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: PERI is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.4x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: PERI is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.7x) compared to the US Media industry average (0.9x).
How is Perion Network forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: PERI's forecast earnings growth (24.3% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: PERI's earnings (24.3% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (12.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: PERI's revenue (10.6% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (7.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: PERI's revenue (10.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: PERI's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (7.9%).
How has Perion Network performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: PERI has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: PERI's current net profit margins (4.9%) are higher than last year (3.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: PERI has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 0.3% per year.
Accelerating Growth: PERI's earnings growth over the past year (58.8%) exceeds its 5-year average (0.3% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: PERI earnings growth over the past year (58.8%) exceeded the Media industry 6%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: PERI's Return on Equity (7.8%) is considered low.
How is Perion Network's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: PERI's short term assets ($115.1M) exceed its short term liabilities ($83.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: PERI's short term assets ($115.1M) exceed its long term liabilities ($35.3M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: PERI's debt to equity ratio (10.1%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: PERI's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 16.2% to 10.1% over the past 5 years.
Inventory Level: PERI has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: PERI's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 6.9x debt).
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: PERI is profitable, therefore cash runway is not a concern.
Forecast Cash Runway: PERI is profitable, therefore cash runway is not a concern.
What is Perion Network's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate PERI's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate PERI's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if PERI's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if PERI's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of PERI's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Doron Gerstel (59yo)
Mr. Doron Gerstel has been Chief Executive Officer at Perion Network Ltd. since April 2, 2017 and has been its Director since May 2018. He serves as Chief Executive Officer at Undertone Networks Inc. since ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Doron's total compensation ($USD2.28M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD605.16K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Doron's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
|CEO & Director||3yrs||US$2.28m||no data|
|Chief Financial Officer||2.17yrs||US$486.00k||no data|
|Chief Technology Officer||5.25yrs||US$562.00k||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Product||2.33yrs||US$534.00k||no data|
|General Manager of CodeFuel Business Unit||1.42yrs||US$736.00k||no data|
|Vice President of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Human Resource||no data||no data||no data|
|President of Undertone||0.67yr||no data||no data|
|General Manager of CodeFuel Business Unit||5.33yrs||US$1.10m||no data|
|Global Chief Revenue Officer of Growmobile||5yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: PERI's management team is considered experienced (2.7 years average tenure).
|CEO & Director||3yrs||US$2.28m||no data|
|Independent Chairman of the Board||1.92yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||0.42yr||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||no data||no data||no data|
|External Independent Director||3.25yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||5yrs||no data||no data|
|Director||6.25yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: PERI's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.6 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Perion Network Ltd.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Perion Network Ltd.
- Ticker: PERI
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1999
- Industry: Advertising
- Sector: Media
- Market Cap: US$130.606m
- Shares outstanding: 26.71m
- Website: https://www.perion.com
Number of Employees
- Perion Network Ltd.
- Building A
- 4th Floor
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|PERI||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Mar 2010|
|IW2||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Mar 2010|
|PERI||TASE (The Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||IL||ILS||Mar 2010|
Perion Network Ltd., a technology company, delivers advertising solutions to brands, agencies, and publishers in North America, Europe, and internationally. The company develops digital advertising solutions to capture consumer attention and drive engagement, as well as delivers ads across a portfolio of Websites and mobile applications. Its proprietary social marketing platform offers a dashboard for marketers that make media buying efficient on Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter, and other social networks and platforms. The company’s platform allows advertisers to control their marketing expenditures, in-house planning and strategy, and utilize the technical tool to create operational marketing efficiencies. In addition, it provides search-based monetization solutions for publishers with analytics capabilities to track and monitor their business performance; Smilebox that enables people to tell the stories of their lives with customizable eCards, slideshows, invitations, and collages; and IncrediMail a messaging application that enables consumers to manage various email accounts in one place. The company was formerly known as IncrediMail Ltd. and changed its name to Perion Network Ltd. in November 2011. Perion Network Ltd. was incorporated in 1999 and is headquartered in Holon, Israel.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/04/02 00:10|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/04/01 00:00|
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