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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 8/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 2.30
PERI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
62% of the 2078 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.21 vs. PERI: 2.30 )
PERI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.63   Max: 11400.5
Current: 2.3

1.63
11400.5
Equity to Asset 0.69
PERI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
77% of the 2008 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. PERI: 0.69 )
PERI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.11   Max: 0.77
Current: 0.69

-0.11
0.77
Interest Coverage 10.69
PERI's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
52% of the 1364 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2350.48 vs. PERI: 10.69 )
PERI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 10.69   Max: 9999.99
Current: 10.69

10.69
9999.99
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: 2.59
M-Score: 1.34
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
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Operating margin (%) -2.47
PERI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 2062 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.48 vs. PERI: -2.47 )
PERI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -90.41   Max: 71.28
Current: -2.47

-90.41
71.28
Net-margin (%) 17.00
PERI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 2062 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.74 vs. PERI: 17.00 )
PERI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -93.21   Max: 45.6
Current: 17

-93.21
45.6
ROE (%) 16.95
PERI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 2001 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. PERI: 16.95 )
PERI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -12.74   Max: 140.96
Current: 16.95

-12.74
140.96
ROA (%) 11.10
PERI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 2086 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.75 vs. PERI: 11.10 )
PERI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -74.28   Max: 73.96
Current: 11.1

-74.28
73.96
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -82.35
PERI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 2071 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 28.79 vs. PERI: -82.35 )
PERI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 13.39   Max: 2622.75
Current: -82.35

13.39
2622.75
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 30.70
PERI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1669 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. PERI: 30.70 )
PERI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 75.8
Current: 30.7

0
75.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -4.60
PERI's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1370 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. PERI: -4.60 )
PERI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 67.4
Current: -4.6

0
67.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -71.30
PERI's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1278 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.40 vs. PERI: -71.30 )
PERI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -71.3   Max: 46
Current: -71.3

-71.3
46
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 15.90
PERI's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
91% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 58.20 vs. PERI: 15.90 )
PERI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.68   Max: 50.47
Current: 15.9

4.68
50.47
P/B 1.36
PERI's P/B is ranked higher than
88% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. PERI: 1.36 )
PERI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.82   Max: 4.13
Current: 1.36

0.82
4.13
EV-to-EBIT -73.44
PERI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
54% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 34.56 vs. PERI: -73.44 )
PERI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -5.4   Max: 175.7
Current: -73.44

-5.4
175.7
Shiller P/E 7.67
PERI's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
99% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PERI: 7.67 )
PERI' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 8.74   Max: 28.76
Current: 7.67

8.74
28.76
Current Ratio 2.25
PERI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 2043 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. PERI: 2.25 )
PERI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.92   Max: 5.58
Current: 2.25

0.92
5.58
Quick Ratio 2.25
PERI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 2043 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. PERI: 2.25 )
PERI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.92   Max: 5.58
Current: 2.25

0.92
5.58

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 35.29
PERI's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
77% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PERI: 35.29 )
PERI' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.34   Max: 40
Current: 35.29

1.34
40
Price/Tangible Book 8.23
PERI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
68% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.40 vs. PERI: 8.23 )
PERI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.85   Max: 110.5
Current: 8.23

0.85
110.5
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.97
PERI's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
92% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.40 vs. PERI: 0.97 )
PERI' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 2.83
Current: 0.97

0.37
2.83
Price/Graham Number 2.16
PERI's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
84% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 27.59 vs. PERI: 2.16 )
PERI' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 14.35
Current: 2.16

0.43
14.35
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -1.40
PERI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
55% of the 2056 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. PERI: -1.40 )
PERI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 309.3
Current: -1.4

0.6
309.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 48.88
PERI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1069 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 13.07 vs. PERI: 48.88 )
PERI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 19.4   Max: 79
Current: 48.88

19.4
79

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
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Traded in other countries:IW2.Germany, PERI.Israel,
Perion Network Ltd was incorporated in the State of Israel in November 1999 under the name Verticon Ltd. and changed its name to Incredimail Ltd. in November 2000. In November 2011, the Company changed its name to Perion Network Ltd. The Company completed its initial public offering in the United States on February 3, 2006. The Company is a digital media company that provides products and services to consumers, focusing on second wave adopters. The Company's provides customized and entertaining email software products, software for sharing digital photo creations, instant messaging enhancement software and a variety of free, fun, easy-to-use and safe application and downloadable expression content. The Company's products include primarily: IncrediMail, a communication client; Smilebox, a photo sharing and social expression product and service; and Sweet IM, an instant messaging application. IncrediMail is a unified messaging application that enables consumers to manage multiple email accounts and Facebook messages in one place with an easy-to-use interface and extensive personalization features, and is available in over 100 countries in 8 languages. Smilebox is a photo sharing and social expression product and service that quickly turn life's moments into digital keepsakes for sharing and connecting with friends and family in a fun and personal way. SweetIM is an instant messaging application, enabling consumers to personalize their everyday communications with free, fun and easy-to-use content. All of its products were initially offered for use on desktop computers. The Company's Competitors includes Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, Ask, Interactive Corporation, AOL, Blucora, AVG Technologies and others. The Company is subject to a number of U.S. federal and state and foreign laws and regulations that affect companies conducting business on the Internet and also subject to U.S. federal and state laws regarding copyright infringement, privacy and protection of user data, many of which are subject to regulation by the Federal Trade Commission.
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