Perficient (NAS: PRFT) reported earnings on March 7. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Dec. 31 (Q4), Perficient met expectations on revenues and met expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue increased significantly. GAAP earnings per share grew significantly.
Margins increased across the board.
Perficient logged revenue of $83.1 million. The three analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ foresaw a top line of $83.5 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 20% higher than the prior-year quarter's $66.3 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
EPS came in at $0.14. The three earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted $0.14 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.14 for Q4 were 56% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.09 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the quarter, gross margin was 33.2%, 100 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 9.0%, 40 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 5.5%, 140 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. (Margins calculated in GAAP terms.)
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $85.0 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.14.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $358.2 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.67.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 513 members out of 532 rating the stock outperform, and 19 members rating it underperform. Among 125 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 124 give Perficient a green thumbs-up, and one give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Perficient is buy, with an average price target of $15.25.
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