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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 0.70
PFMT's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
55% of the 988 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. PFMT: 0.70 )
PFMT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.09   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.7

Equity to Asset 0.31
PFMT's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
51% of the 965 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. PFMT: 0.31 )
PFMT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.09   Max: 0.31
Current: 0.31

-0.09
0.31
Interest Coverage 6.30
PFMT's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
51% of the 645 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.56 vs. PFMT: 6.30 )
PFMT' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.08   Max: 6.3
Current: 6.3

2.08
6.3
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 3.82
M-Score: -3.18
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 28.54
PFMT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 928 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.23 vs. PFMT: 28.54 )
PFMT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 20.43   Max: 28.54
Current: 28.54

20.43
28.54
Net-margin (%) 14.23
PFMT's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 928 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.55 vs. PFMT: 14.23 )
PFMT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 7.59   Max: 14.23
Current: 14.23

7.59
14.23
ROE (%) 48.95
PFMT's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 895 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.54 vs. PFMT: 48.95 )
PFMT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 48.95   Max: 95.34
Current: 48.95

48.95
95.34
ROA (%) 14.13
PFMT's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. PFMT: 14.13 )
PFMT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 6.79   Max: 14.13
Current: 14.13

6.79
14.13
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 277.63
PFMT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 938 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 38.70 vs. PFMT: 277.63 )
PFMT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 134.57   Max: 277.63
Current: 277.63

134.57
277.63
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

PFMT Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Chuck Royce 5,100 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
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Q3 2013

PFMT Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Joel Greenblatt 10,409 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 5,100 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2013

PFMT Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 172,200 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 2,874,255 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 15,811 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 28,127 sh (+170.22%)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
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Q1 2014

PFMT Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Joel Greenblatt 60,143 sh (+113.83%)
Jim Simons 338,795 sh (+96.75%)
RS Investment Management 5,415,023 sh (+88.4%)
Steven Cohen 11,997 sh (-24.12%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with PFMT

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add 113.83%$7.23 - $11.29 $ 10.2718%60143
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add 170.22%$9.33 - $10.93 $ 10.272%28127
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 New Buy$10.46 - $11.88 $ 10.27-6%10409
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 12.40
PFMT's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 27.20 vs. PFMT: 12.40 )
PFMT' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 9.38   Max: 54.51
Current: 12.4

9.38
54.51
P/B 6.11
PFMT's P/B is ranked higher than
52% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.19 vs. PFMT: 6.11 )
PFMT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 4.6   Max: 30.84
Current: 6.11

4.6
30.84
P/S 1.93
PFMT's P/S is ranked higher than
64% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. PFMT: 1.93 )
PFMT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.41   Max: 3.02
Current: 1.93

1.41
3.02
PFCF 8.46
PFMT's PFCF is ranked higher than
92% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 35.53 vs. PFMT: 8.46 )
PFMT' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 6.38   Max: 31.68
Current: 8.46

6.38
31.68
EV-to-EBIT 6.76
PFMT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
94% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.95 vs. PFMT: 6.76 )
PFMT' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.3   Max: 16.9
Current: 6.76

5.3
16.9
Current Ratio 2.03
PFMT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 983 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. PFMT: 2.03 )
PFMT' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.43   Max: 2.49
Current: 2.03

1.43
2.49
Quick Ratio 2.03
PFMT's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 983 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. PFMT: 2.03 )
PFMT' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.43   Max: 2.49
Current: 2.03

1.43
2.49

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 0.89
PFMT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. PFMT: 0.89 )
PFMT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.78   Max: 1.27
Current: 0.89

0.78
1.27
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 14.80
PFMT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
90% of the 873 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. PFMT: 14.80 )
PFMT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5.9   Max: 18.8
Current: 14.8

5.9
18.8

Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services
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Traded in other countries:PF3.Germany
Performant Financial Corp provides technology-enabled recovery and related analytics services in the United States. These services help identify and recover delinquent or defaulted assets and improper payments for both government and private clients.
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