NASDAQ:PFMT - Performant Financial Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $1.98 0.00 (0.00 %) (As of 01/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$1.98Today's Range$1.98 - $2.0052-Week Range$1.25 - $3.39Volume17,400 shsAverage Volume21,229 shsMarket Capitalization$104.92 millionP/E Ratio-10.42Dividend YieldN/ABeta0.51 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 Webwww.performantcorp.com Phone925-960-4800Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.46 Current Ratio1.81 Quick Ratio1.81Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio-10.42 Forward P/E Ratio-5.35 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$132.05 million Price / Sales0.79 Cash Flow$0.0431 per share Price / Cash Flow45.97 Book Value$1.58 per share Price / Book1.25Profitability 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 Shares52,991,000Market Cap$104.92 million 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) released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, November, 9th. The business services provider reported ($0.15) EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.08) by $0.07. The business services provider had revenue of $27.58 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $31.80 million. Performant Financial had a negative net margin of 1.49% and a negative return on equity of 17.82%. 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 5th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Performant Financial. What guidance has Performant Financial issued on next quarter's earnings? Performant Financial updated its FY 2018 earnings guidance on Friday, November, 9th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $148-158 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $162.55 million. What price target have analysts set for PFMT? 1 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Performant Financial's shares. Their predictions range from $3.50 to $3.50. On average, they expect Performant Financial's stock price to reach $3.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 76.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Performant Financial. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Performant Financial? 1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Performant Financial in the last year. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Performant Financial. Has Performant Financial been receiving favorable news coverage? Press coverage about PFMT stock has trended very positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Performant Financial earned a coverage optimism score of 3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the business services provider a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of Performant Financial's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Performant Financial include Altisource Portfolio Solutions (ASPS), Helios and Matheson Analytics (HMNY), Applied DNA Sciences (APDN), Ascent Capital Group Inc Series A (ASCMA), Cornerworld (CWRL) and Solis Tek (SLTK). 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 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 $1.98. How big of a company is Performant Financial? Performant Financial has a market capitalization of $104.92 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: 182 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 220 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 402MarketBeat'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 1/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are the Benefits of Index Funds?