Perficient, Inc. provides digital consultancy services and solutions in the United States. More Details
Reasonable growth potential with mediocre balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Perficient's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: PRFT is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 2% a week.
Volatility Over Time: PRFT's weekly volatility (2%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: PRFT exceeded the US IT industry which returned 38.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: PRFT exceeded the US Market which returned 39.1% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Perficient's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Perficient undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: PRFT ($83.94) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($73.67)
Significantly Below Fair Value: PRFT is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: PRFT is poor value based on its PE Ratio (76.8x) compared to the US IT industry average (35.7x).
PE vs Market: PRFT is poor value based on its PE Ratio (76.8x) compared to the US market (18.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: PRFT is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3.2x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: PRFT is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (6.8x) compared to the US IT industry average (5x).
How is Perficient forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 7 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: PRFT's forecast earnings growth (23.7% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: PRFT's earnings (23.7% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (15% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: PRFT's revenue (8.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: PRFT's revenue (8.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: PRFT's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (23.8%)
How has Perficient performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: PRFT has a large one-off loss of $16.8M impacting its March 31 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: PRFT's current net profit margins (5.5%) are lower than last year (6.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: PRFT's earnings have grown by 13.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: PRFT's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: PRFT had negative earnings growth (-10.9%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the IT industry average (16.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: PRFT's Return on Equity (8.7%) is considered low.
How is Perficient's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: PRFT's short term assets ($222.1M) exceed its short term liabilities ($103.5M).
Long Term Liabilities: PRFT's short term assets ($222.1M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($265.5M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: PRFT's debt to equity ratio (46.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: PRFT's debt to equity ratio has increased from 15.7% to 46.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: PRFT's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (66.4%).
Interest Coverage: PRFT's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (6.6x coverage).
What is Perficient current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate PRFT's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate PRFT's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if PRFT's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if PRFT's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of PRFT's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jeff Davis (57 yo)
Mr. Jeffrey S. Davis, also known as Jeff, has been the Chief Executive Officer of Perficient, Inc. since September 01, 2009 and had been its President since 2004 until February 23, 2021. Mr. Davis served a...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jeff's total compensation ($USD5.57M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.33M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jeff's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: PRFT's management team is considered experienced (3.4 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: PRFT's board of directors are considered experienced (3.7 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: PRFT insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Perficient, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Perficient, Inc.
- Ticker: PRFT
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1997
- Industry: IT Consulting and Other Services
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: US$2.774b
- Shares outstanding: 33.05m
- Website: https://www.perficient.com
Number of Employees
- Perficient, Inc.
- 555 Maryville University Drive
- Suite 600
- St. Louis
- United States
Perficient, Inc. provides digital consultancy services and solutions in the United States. The company offers solutions in the digital and technology strategy, management consulting, and organizational cha...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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