NASDAQ:PFMT - Performant Financial Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $2.00 0.00 (0.00 %) (As of 03/21/2019 10:15 AM ET)Previous Close$2.00Today's Range$1.98 - $2.0052-Week Range$1.25 - $3.28Volume399 shsAverage Volume13,039 shsMarket Capitalization$105.98 millionP/E Ratio-10.53Dividend YieldN/ABeta0.4 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Performant Financial Corporation provides technology-enabled audit, recovery, customer care, and related analytics services in the United States. The company offers recovery services primarily to the government-supported student loan industry, serving guaranty agencies, the Department of Education, and private financial institutions; and restructures and recovers student loans issued directly by banks to students outside of federal lending programs. It also provides audit and recovery services related to improper payments in the healthcare market; and recovery and risk management advisory services to the Department of the Treasury and various financial institutions, as well as to several federal, state, and municipal tax authorities. In addition, the company offers services from post-and pre-payment audit of healthcare claims to detection of fraud, waste and abuse of healthcare claims, to coordination of benefits and pharmacy fraud detection. The company was formerly known as DCS Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to Performant Financial Corporation in 2005. Performant Financial Corporation was founded in 1976 and is headquartered in Livermore, California. Receive PFMT News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for PFMT and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Miscellaneous business services Sub-IndustryDiversified Support Services SectorBusiness Services Current SymbolNASDAQ:PFMT Previous Symbol CUSIP71377E10 CIK1550695 Webwww.performantcorp.com Phone925-960-4800Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.46 Current Ratio1.81 Quick Ratio1.81Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio-10.53 Forward P/E Ratio-5.41 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$132.05 million Price / Sales0.80 Cash Flow$0.0442 per share Price / Cash Flow45.27 Book Value$1.58 per share Price / Book1.27Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.19) Net Income$-12,720,000.00 Net Margins-1.49% Return on Equity-17.82% Return on Assets-10.11%Miscellaneous Employees1,260 Outstanding Shares52,990,000Market Cap$105.98 million Next Earnings Date3/26/2019 (Confirmed) OptionableOptionable Performant Financial (NASDAQ:PFMT) Frequently Asked Questions What is Performant Financial's stock symbol? Performant Financial trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "PFMT." How were Performant Financial's earnings last quarter? Performant Financial Corp (NASDAQ:PFMT) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 9th. The business services provider reported ($0.05) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.07) by $0.02. The business services provider had revenue of $31.34 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $30.20 million. Performant Financial had a negative return on equity of 17.82% and a negative net margin of 1.49%. View Performant Financial's Earnings History. When is Performant Financial's next earnings date? Performant Financial is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, March 26th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Performant Financial. Has Performant Financial been receiving favorable news coverage? Press coverage about PFMT stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Performant Financial earned a news impact score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the business services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. Who are some of Performant Financial's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Performant Financial include Applied DNA Sciences (APDN), Helios and Matheson Analytics (HMNY), Ascent Capital Group Inc Series A (ASCMA), Cornerworld (CWRL) and Solis Tek (SLTK). What other stocks do shareholders of Performant Financial own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Performant Financial investors own include Pieris Pharmaceuticals (PIRS), Weatherford International (WFT), Synergy Pharmaceuticals (SGYP), Allena Pharmaceuticals (ALNA), Opko Health (OPK), Fate Therapeutics (FATE), Veru (VERU), Cleveland-Cliffs (CLF), Telaria (TLRA) and Ampio Pharmaceuticals (AMPE). Who are Performant Financial's key executives? Performant Financial's management team includes the folowing people: Ms. Lisa C. Im, Chairman & CEO (Age 54)Mr. Ian A. Johnston, VP, CAO & Acting Principal Financial Officer (Age 64)Mr. Harold T. Leach Jr., Chief Compliance Officer (Age 61)Mr. Simeon M. Kohl, VP of Healthcare & GM of Healthcare (Age 52)Mr. Jeffrey Nelson, VP of Technology Who are Performant Financial's major shareholders? Performant Financial's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Prescott Group Capital Management L.L.C. (9.81%), 22NW LP (6.30%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.21%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.21%), RBF Capital LLC (0.26%) and Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan (0.14%). Company insiders that own Performant Financial stock include Lisa Im and Simeon Kohl. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Performant Financial. Which institutional investors are selling Performant Financial stock? PFMT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including RBF Capital LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Performant Financial. Which institutional investors are buying Performant Financial stock? PFMT stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Prescott Group Capital Management L.L.C., 22NW LP and Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan. View Insider Buying and Selling for Performant Financial. How do I buy shares of Performant Financial? Shares of PFMT can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Performant Financial's stock price today? One share of PFMT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $2.00. How big of a company is Performant Financial? Performant Financial has a market capitalization of $105.98 million and generates $132.05 million in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $-12,720,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.19) on an earnings per share basis. Performant Financial employs 1,260 workers across the globe. What is Performant Financial's official website? The official website for Performant Financial is http://www.performantcorp.com. How can I contact Performant Financial? Performant Financial's mailing address is 333 North Cayons Parkway, Livermore CA, 94551. The business services provider can be reached via phone at 925-960-4800 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Performant Financial (NASDAQ PFMT)Community Ranking: 2.3 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 187 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 224 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 411MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Performant Financial and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe PFMT will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe PFMT will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 3/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Is a Roth IRA right for you?