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: Testing & Measuring Equipment
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:PRCP
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $73.17 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 9,441,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $7.32
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $7.72
  • 52 Week Range: $5.59 - $8.95
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 13.14
  • P/E Growth: 0.61
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $77.95 million
  • Price / Sales: 0.94
  • Book Value: $4.22 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.84
  • EBIDTA: $5.79 million
  • Net Margins: -0.22%
  • Return on Equity: 1.00%
  • Return on Assets: 0.58%
  • Current Ratio: 1.80%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.39%
  • Average Volume: 18,712 shs.
  • Beta: 0.52
  • Short Ratio: 3.89

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) announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, August, 28th. The company reported $0.03 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.05 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $22.35 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $19.80 million. Perceptron had a negative net margin of 0.22% and a positive return on equity of 1.00%. View Perceptron's Earnings History.

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

1 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Perceptron's shares. Their predictions range from $9.00 to $9.00. On average, they expect Perceptron's stock price to reach $9.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Perceptron.

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 a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Royce & Associates LP (9.22%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.27%), Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc. (4.81%), New York State Common Retirement Fund (3.41%), Vanguard Group Inc. (3.03%) and Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.66%). Company insiders that own Perceptron stock include James A Ratigan 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 Vanguard Group Inc. and Royal Bank of Canada. 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 Wells Fargo & Company MN, Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc., New York State Common Retirement Fund, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Algert Global LLC, Trent Capital Management Inc. NC, Royce & Associates LP 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 $7.75.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Perceptron (NASDAQ PRCP)
Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  113 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  92 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  205
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) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $9.00 (16.13% 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 9/24/2015 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
8/28/2017Q4 2017$0.05$0.03$19.80 million$22.35 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
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: $0.41
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20181($0.07)($0.07)($0.07)
Q2 20181$0.15$0.15$0.15
Q3 20181$0.11$0.11$0.11
Q4 20181$0.22$0.22$0.22
(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: 63.05%
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 logoContrasting Perceptron (PRCP) and Its Peers - September 21 at 8:32 PM logoPerceptron, Inc. :PRCP-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2017 By the Numbers : September 14, 2017 - September 15 at 7:46 AM logoPerceptron® Awarded Multi-Plant, Multi-Station Project for Helix® Dimensional Gauging Systems in Europe - September 15 at 7:46 AM logoETFs with exposure to Perceptron, Inc. : September 13, 2017 - September 14 at 9:26 AM logoPerceptron, Inc. :PRCP-US: Earnings Analysis: 2017 By the Numbers : September 11, 2017 - September 12 at 8:44 AM logoMesa Laboratories (MLAB) & Perceptron (PRCP) Head to Head Analysis - September 3 at 12:04 PM logoQ1 2018 EPS Estimates for Perceptron, Inc. (PRCP) Reduced by Craig Hallum - September 1 at 8:50 AM logoPerceptron, Inc. Forecasted to Post Q2 2018 Earnings of $0.15 Per Share (PRCP) - August 31 at 10:58 AM logoEdited Transcript of PRCP earnings conference call or presentation 29-Aug-17 2:00pm GMT - August 30 at 8:06 AM logoPerceptron, Inc. (PRCP) Announces Earnings Results - August 29 at 9:06 AM logoPerceptron Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year Fiscal 2017 Results - August 29 at 6:51 AM logoPerceptron posts 4Q profit - August 29 at 6:51 AM logoComparing Perceptron (PRCP) and Badger Meter (BMI) - August 20 at 2:06 AM logoReviewing Badger Meter (BMI) and Perceptron (NASDAQ:PRCP) - August 8 at 7:46 AM logoPerceptron Awarded Large Helix 3D Scanning Sensor Order in China - August 5 at 6:22 AM logoAnalysts Expect Perceptron, Inc. (PRCP) to Post $0.05 Earnings Per Share - August 4 at 6:28 PM logo Perceptron, Inc. (PRCP) Given $12.00 Consensus Target Price by Analysts - July 31 at 12:32 AM logoPerceptron (PRCP) Agrees to Settle Civil Suit Filed by 3CEMS; Settlement Results in One-Time $0.11/Sh Charge to Q4 & FY17 EPS - July 21 at 6:20 AM logoPerceptron to Settle Litigation with 3CEMS - July 20 at 6:13 AM logoPerceptron, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRCP) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research - July 12 at 11:50 AM logoPerceptron Schedules Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2017 Conference Call/Webcast for August 29, 2017 - July 6 at 10:25 AM logoHead-To-Head Contrast: Perceptron (PRCP) vs. Vishay Precision Group (VPG) - June 30 at 9:09 AM logoFinancial Contrast: Vishay Precision Group (VPG) and Perceptron (PRCP) - June 15 at 12:32 PM logo Perceptron, Inc. (PRCP) Given Average Recommendation of "Strong Buy" by Analysts - June 15 at 8:02 AM logoCepheid (CPHD) & Perceptron (PRCP) Head to Head Contrast - June 9 at 12:10 AM logoPerceptron® Awarded Gauging Project in Mexico - June 7 at 7:14 PM 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



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