The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended June 30 (Q2), Perficient beat slightly on revenues and missed estimates on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue improved significantly and GAAP earnings per share improved.
Margins expanded across the board.
Perficient booked revenue of $81.8 million. The three analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ foresaw sales of $80.5 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 24% higher than the prior-year quarter's $62.6 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 $0.12. The three earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ averaged $0.14 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.12 for Q2 were 20% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.10 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 34.4%, 50 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 10.1%, 40 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 4.6%, 20 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $84.5 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.15.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $325.9 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.51.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 518 members out of 537 rating the stock outperform, and 19 members rating it underperform. Among 124 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 123 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 $15.50.
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Editor's note: The margin percentage figures in this article have been updated after publication. We regret the error.