News articles about Perficient (NASDAQ:PRFT) have been trending positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Perficient earned a media sentiment score of 0.30 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the digital transformation consultancy an impact score of 46.6563515099712 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

PRFT has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. TheStreet raised Perficient from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Friday, January 26th. Zacks Investment Research raised Perficient from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $21.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Thursday, January 4th. BidaskClub raised Perficient from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, December 20th. Finally, Maxim Group reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $22.00 price target (up previously from $20.00) on shares of Perficient in a research note on Thursday, November 2nd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Perficient presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $21.33.

Perficient (NASDAQ PRFT) opened at $19.37 on Thursday. The firm has a market capitalization of $683.50, a PE ratio of 41.21 and a beta of 0.84. Perficient has a 12 month low of $16.20 and a 12 month high of $20.29. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.18, a current ratio of 2.92 and a quick ratio of 2.92.

Perficient (NASDAQ:PRFT) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The digital transformation consultancy reported $0.34 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.34. The firm had revenue of $123.70 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $127.51 million. Perficient had a return on equity of 8.05% and a net margin of 3.36%. Perficient’s revenue was up 3.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.26 EPS. analysts expect that Perficient will post 0.93 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In related news, COO Kathryn J. Henely sold 31,075 shares of Perficient stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, November 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $19.33, for a total value of $600,679.75. Following the transaction, the chief operating officer now owns 246,657 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $4,767,879.81. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Company insiders own 3.70% of the company’s stock.

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Perficient Company Profile

Perficient, Inc is an information technology and management consulting firm. The Company’s solutions include business intelligence and analytics, commerce, content management, custom applications, platform implementations, portals and collaboration, business integration and application program interfaces, management consulting, business process management, and customer relationship management, among others.

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