News headlines about Perficient (NASDAQ:PRFT) have trended positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Perficient earned a news impact score of 0.34 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the digital transformation consultancy an impact score of 45.5557762199042 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
Shares of Perficient (PRFT) opened at $19.59 on Wednesday. Perficient has a 12 month low of $16.20 and a 12 month high of $20.29. The firm has a market cap of $677.91, a price-to-earnings ratio of 41.68 and a beta of 0.83. The company has a quick ratio of 2.92, a current ratio of 2.92 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.18.
Several equities research analysts have recently weighed in on PRFT shares. TheStreet raised shares of Perficient from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Friday, January 26th. Maxim Group reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $24.00 target price on shares of Perficient in a research note on Friday, February 16th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Perficient from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $21.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Thursday, January 4th. Finally, BidaskClub raised shares of Perficient from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, December 20th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Perficient currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $22.00.
In other news, COO Kathryn J. Henely sold 31,075 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $19.33, for a total value of $600,679.75. Following the sale, the chief operating officer now owns 246,657 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $4,767,879.81. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Corporate insiders own 3.70% of the company’s stock.
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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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