Perceptron Company Profile (NASDAQ:PRCP)

About Perceptron (NASDAQ:PRCP)

Perceptron logoPerceptron, Inc. develops, produces and sells a range of automated industrial metrology products and solutions to manufacturing organizations for dimensional gauging, dimensional inspection and three-dimensional (3D) scanning. The Company's products include 3D machine vision solutions, robot guidance, coordinate measuring machines (CMMs), laser scanning and advanced analysis software. The Company's products are categorized as In-Line, Near-Line and Off-Line Measurement Solutions (Measurement Solutions); 3D Scanning Solutions, and Value Added Services. Its In-Line and Near-Line measurement solutions include AutoGauge, AutoFit, AutoScan, AutoGuide and Helix. Its Off-Line measurement solutions include Coord3 and TouchDMIS. Its 3D Scanning Solutions include ScanWorks, ScanR and WheelWorks. Its Value Added Services include training, field service, calibration, launch support services, maintenance agreements and repairs. The Company operates in the Americas, Europe and Asia.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Scientific & Technical Instruments
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:PRCP
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $71.97 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 9,420,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $8.22
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $7.42
  • 52 Week Range: $4.18 - $8.95
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.10
  • P/E Growth: 4.31
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $74.37 million
  • Price / Sales: 0.97
  • Book Value: $4.03 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.90
  • EBIDTA: $4.99 million
  • Net Margins: -24.03%
  • Return on Equity: 0.66%
  • Return on Assets: 0.39%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.03%
  • Current Ratio: 1.89%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.46%
  • Average Volume: 44,388 shs.
  • Beta: 0.65
  • Short Ratio: 2.36

Frequently Asked Questions for Perceptron (NASDAQ:PRCP)

What is Perceptron's stock symbol?

Perceptron trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "PRCP."

How were Perceptron's earnings last quarter?

Perceptron, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRCP) released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, May, 8th. The company reported ($0.06) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.02) by $0.04. The firm earned $16.33 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $17.50 million. Perceptron had a negative net margin of 24.03% and a positive return on equity of 0.66%. View Perceptron's Earnings History.

Where is Perceptron's stock going? Where will Perceptron's stock price be in 2017?

2 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for Perceptron's stock. Their predictions range from $8.00 to $9.00. On average, they anticipate Perceptron's stock price to reach $8.50 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Perceptron.

Are investors shorting Perceptron?

Perceptron saw a drop in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 66,017 shares, a drop of 4.1% from the April 28th total of 68,814 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 54,348 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.2 days.

Who are some of Perceptron's key competitors?

Who are Perceptron's key executives?

Perceptron's management team includes the folowing people:

  • W. Richard Marz, Chairman of the Board
  • David Lawrence Watza, President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President
  • Michelle O. Wright, Corporate Controller, Chief Accounting Officer, Principal Accounting Officer
  • John Bryant, Director
  • James A. Ratigan, Director
  • William C. Taylor, Director
  • C Richard Neely JR, Independent Director
  • Robert S. Oswald, Independent Director

Who owns Perceptron stock?

Perceptron's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Ariel Investments LLC (13.91%), Royce & Associates LP (9.15%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.98%), MOAB CAPITAL PARTNERS LLC (6.40%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (5.64%) and Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc. (4.32%). Company insiders that own Perceptron stock include James A Ratigan, Sylvia Smith and W Richard Marz. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Perceptron.

Who sold Perceptron stock? Who is selling Perceptron stock?

Perceptron's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ariel Investments LLC, Royce & Associates LP and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Perceptron.

Who bought Perceptron stock? Who is buying Perceptron stock?

Perceptron's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Algert Global LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc., ClariVest Asset Management LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Vanguard Group Inc. and Goldman Sachs Group Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Perceptron stock in the last two years include James A Ratigan and W Richard Marz. View Insider Buying and Selling for Perceptron.

How do I buy Perceptron stock?

Shares of Perceptron can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Perceptron's stock price today?

One share of Perceptron stock can currently be purchased for approximately $7.64.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Perceptron (NASDAQ PRCP)
Community Ranking:  3.0 out of 5 (  )
Outperform Votes:  75 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  48 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  123
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Perceptron and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Perceptron (NASDAQ:PRCP) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $8.50 (11.26% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Perceptron (NASDAQ:PRCP)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
2/7/2017Craig HallumSet Price TargetBuy$9.00N/AView Rating Details
8/31/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuy$8.00N/AView Rating Details
11/11/2015FBR & CoInitiated CoverageOutperform$11.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/29/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Perceptron (NASDAQ:PRCP)
Earnings by Quarter for Perceptron (NASDAQ:PRCP)
Earnings History by Quarter for Perceptron (NASDAQ:PRCP)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/8/2017Q3 2017($0.02)($0.06)$17.50 million$16.33 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/6/2017Q217($0.06)$0.27$17.85 million$21.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/7/2016Q117($0.02)($0.20)$17.80 million$17.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/30/2016Q416($0.04)$0.08$17.35 million$18.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2016Q316($0.28)($0.31)$17.40 million$18.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/8/2016Q216$0.03($0.17)$20.78 million$17.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q116($0.09)($0.23)$16.86 million$15.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/26/2015Q415$0.11$0.04$19.08 million$23.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/6/2015($0.14)($0.17)$16.00 million$16.18 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2015Q215$0.13$0.30$16.60 million$23.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2014($0.13)($0.22)$11.22 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/20/2014Q4 14$0.23$0.10$17.39 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2014$0.20$0.26$17.33 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/12/2014Q214$0.07$0.05$14.71 million$12.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/13/2013Q1$0.02($0.07)$12.10 million$12.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/28/2013Q4 2013$0.46$12.83 million$20.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Perceptron (NASDAQ:PRCP)
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.40
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20181($0.02)($0.02)($0.02)
Q2 20181$0.13$0.13$0.13
Q3 20181$0.15$0.15$0.15
Q4 20181$0.14$0.14$0.14
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History by Quarter for Perceptron (NASDAQ:PRCP)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Perceptron (NASDAQ:PRCP)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 10.31%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 70.53%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Perceptron (NASDAQ:PRCP)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Perceptron (NASDAQ:PRCP)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Perceptron (NASDAQ:PRCP)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/15/2017James A RatiganDirectorBuy3,910$7.66$29,950.60View SEC Filing  
5/12/2017W Richard MarzDirectorBuy900$7.61$6,849.00View SEC Filing  
6/13/2016W Richard MarzCEOBuy1,000$4.24$4,240.00View SEC Filing  
6/10/2016W Richard MarzCEOBuy1,000$4.34$4,340.00View SEC Filing  
6/9/2016W Richard MarzCEOBuy532$4.34$2,308.88View SEC Filing  
9/15/2015Sylvia SmithCAOSell2,000$10.00$20,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/13/2015Sylvia SmithCAOSell7,500$11.85$88,875.00View SEC Filing  
2/23/2015Sylvia SmithCAOSell5,000$11.45$57,250.00View SEC Filing  
3/7/2014Mark S HoefingCOOSell20,000$14.33$286,600.00View SEC Filing  
3/4/2014Mark S HoefingCOOSell10,000$14.70$147,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/27/2014Kenneth R DabrowskiDirectorSell8,000$14.29$114,320.00View SEC Filing  
2/26/2014Mark S HoefingCOOSell10,000$14.25$142,500.00View SEC Filing  
1/10/2014Sylvia SmithCFOSell7,000$15.01$105,070.00View SEC Filing  
12/5/2013Terryll R SmithDirectorSell14,000$9.59$134,260.00View SEC Filing  
9/10/2013Harry T RittenourCEOSell50,000$11.04$552,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/10/2013John H Lowry IIICFOSell18,766$11.42$214,307.72View SEC Filing  
9/9/2013Mark S HoefingSVPSell13,300$11.04$146,832.00View SEC Filing  
9/6/2013John H Lowry IIICFOSell9,984$11.34$113,218.56View SEC Filing  
9/6/2013Sylvia SmithCAOSell5,000$11.00$55,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/5/2013Harry T RittenourCEOSell10,000$10.36$103,600.00View SEC Filing  
9/5/2013Kenneth R DabrowskiDirectorSell16,000$10.25$164,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2013Sylvia SmithCAOSell5,000$8.25$41,250.00View SEC Filing  
5/24/2013Sylvia SmithCAOSell3,773$7.35$27,731.55View SEC Filing  
5/21/2013Sylvia SmithCAOSell5,227$7.25$37,895.75View SEC Filing  
3/22/2013Sylvia SmithCAOSell3,000$7.25$21,750.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Perceptron (NASDAQ:PRCP)
Latest Headlines for Perceptron (NASDAQ:PRCP)
DateHeadline logoPerceptron, Inc. (PRCP) Sees Significant Decrease in Short Interest - May 28 at 9:06 AM logoPerceptron, Inc. (PRCP) Director Buys $29,950.60 in Stock - May 16 at 10:27 AM logoPerceptron, Inc. to Post Q1 2018 Earnings of ($0.02) Per Share, Craig Hallum Forecasts (PRCP) - May 12 at 4:08 PM logoPerceptron Still Searching For Stability - May 12 at 8:11 AM logoEdited Transcript of PRCP earnings conference call or presentation 9-May-17 2:00pm GMT - May 12 at 8:11 AM logoETFs with exposure to Perceptron, Inc. : May 11, 2017 - May 11 at 7:47 PM logoPerceptron, Inc. :PRCP-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : May 10, 2017 - May 10 at 11:33 AM logoPerceptron, Inc. (PRCP) Posts Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.04 EPS - May 9 at 11:48 AM logoInvestor Network: Perceptron, Inc. to Host Earnings Call - May 9 at 11:02 AM logoPerceptron Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2017 Results - May 8 at 6:41 PM logoPerceptron reports 3Q loss - May 8 at 5:17 PM logoPerceptron (PRCP) Receives Daily Coverage Optimism Score of -0.25 - May 3 at 8:56 AM logoPerceptron (PRCP) Earns Daily Media Sentiment Rating of 0.56 - April 30 at 9:44 AM logoFavorable News Coverage Extremely Likely to Impact Perceptron (PRCP) Share Price - April 26 at 2:36 PM logoETFs with exposure to Perceptron, Inc. : April 25, 2017 - April 25 at 6:27 PM logoPerceptron (PRCP) Earning Somewhat Negative News Coverage, Report Shows - April 18 at 8:31 AM logoPerceptron (PRCP) Given Daily Media Impact Score of 0.37 - April 13 at 4:17 PM logoPerceptron, Inc. (PRCP) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research - April 12 at 7:35 AM logoPerceptron Schedules Third-Quarter 2017 Conference Call/Webcast for May 9, 2017 - April 7 at 7:42 PM logoAnalysts Anticipate Perceptron, Inc. (PRCP) to Announce ($0.02) Earnings Per Share - March 21 at 11:52 AM logoStrength Seen in Camtek (CAMT): Stock Adds 5% in Session - March 14 at 10:07 AM logoPERCEPTRON INC/MI Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits - March 1 at 5:09 AM logoWill Perceptron (PRCP) Continue to Surge Higher? - February 24 at 8:31 PM logoMid-Day Market Update: Crude Oil Down 1.5%; Perceptron Shares Spike Higher - February 8 at 2:56 AM logoPerceptron Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2017 Results - February 6 at 7:24 PM logoQ2 2017 Perceptron Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close - February 6 at 9:01 AM logoPerceptron® is Preferred Supplier for Closure Panel Insertion - December 21 at 8:09 PM logoPERCEPTRON INC/MI Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers - December 9 at 7:16 PM logoPERCEPTRON INC/MI Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Submission of Matters to a Vote of S - November 17 at 6:39 PM logoPerceptron® Awarded Multi-Plant, Multi-Station Project in North America - November 7 at 7:42 PM logoQ1 2017 Perceptron Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close - November 7 at 10:48 AM logoPerceptron’s Coord3® CMM Continues Growth in Aerospace - October 12 at 12:17 PM logoPERCEPTRON INC/MI Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report - September 9 at 6:29 PM logoPERCEPTRON INC/MI Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Financial Statements and Exhibits - September 2 at 6:48 PM logoEdited Transcript of PRCP earnings conference call or presentation 31-Aug-16 2:00pm GMT - September 1 at 9:59 AM logoPERCEPTRON INC/MI Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Change in Directors or Principal Of - August 10 at 10:01 AM logoPerceptron Appoints William C. Taylor, James A. Ratigan and John F. Bryant to the Board of Directors - August 9 at 7:11 PM logo4:13 pm Perceptron announces that a global automotive manufacturer has selected its Helix robot guidance systems for its new vehicle launch - July 7 at 4:13 PM logo[$$] Money managers seek AI's 'deep learning' - May 20 at 3:25 AM logoPerceptron: Private Value Greater Than Current Market Price Attracts Activist - May 2 at 8:46 PM logoPERCEPTRON INC/MI Financials - February 12 at 1:04 PM logoPERCEPTRON INC/MI Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report - February 9 at 6:02 AM



Perceptron (PRCP) Chart for Monday, May, 29, 2017

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