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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.81
PFMT's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
57% of the 738 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. PFMT: 0.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
PFMT' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.64 Max: N/A
Current: 0.81
Equity to Asset 0.36
PFMT's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
72% of the 717 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. PFMT: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
PFMT' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.09  Med: 0.27 Max: 0.36
Current: 0.36
-0.09
0.36
Interest Coverage 0.11
PFMT's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
100% of the 525 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 35.02 vs. PFMT: 0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
PFMT' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.08  Med: 2.68 Max: 6.3
Current: 0.11
2.08
6.3
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 1.40
M-Score: -3.15
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 0.67
PFMT's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 726 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.58 vs. PFMT: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
PFMT' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.96  Med: 25.71 Max: 28.54
Current: 0.67
13.96
28.54
Net-margin (%) -4.03
PFMT's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 727 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.87 vs. PFMT: -4.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
PFMT' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.81  Med: 8.08 Max: 14.23
Current: -4.03
4.81
14.23
ROE (%) -7.06
PFMT's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 704 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.54 vs. PFMT: -7.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
PFMT' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.37  Med: 73.93 Max: 499.83
Current: -7.06
11.37
499.83
ROA (%) -2.47
PFMT's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 742 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.74 vs. PFMT: -2.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
PFMT' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.61  Med: 12.61 Max: 15.5
Current: -2.47
3.61
15.5
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 3.26
PFMT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 726 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.08 vs. PFMT: 3.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
PFMT' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 89.91  Med: 238.72 Max: 281.24
Current: 3.26
89.91
281.24
» PFMT's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q4 2014

PFMT Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Chuck Royce 3,500 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 6,359,301 sh (+16.85%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons 199,800 sh (-23.30%)
Joel Greenblatt 21,270 sh (-50.97%)
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Q1 2015

PFMT Guru Trades in Q1 2015

HOTCHKIS & WILEY 17,588 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 646,214 sh (+18363.26%)
Jim Simons 296,583 sh (+48.44%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
RS Investment Management 5,643,372 sh (-11.26%)
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Q2 2015

PFMT Guru Trades in Q2 2015

HOTCHKIS & WILEY 20,462 sh (+16.34%)
Chuck Royce 611,614 sh (-5.35%)
Jim Simons 267,053 sh (-9.96%)
RS Investment Management 4,592,008 sh (-18.63%)
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Q3 2015

PFMT Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 308,100 sh (+15.37%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 20,462 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 611,614 sh (unchged)
RS Investment Management 4,452,038 sh (-3.05%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 6.88
PFMT's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
89% of the 254 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.12 vs. PFMT: 6.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 0.92
PFMT's P/B is ranked higher than
76% of the 694 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. PFMT: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
PFMT' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.94  Med: 5.21 Max: 30.84
Current: 0.92
0.94
30.84
P/S 0.52
PFMT's P/S is ranked higher than
72% of the 716 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. PFMT: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
PFMT' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 1.84 Max: 3.02
Current: 0.52
0.54
3.02
PFCF 7.22
PFMT's PFCF is ranked higher than
80% of the 371 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.67 vs. PFMT: 7.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
PFMT' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.38  Med: 14.11 Max: 38.45
Current: 7.22
6.38
38.45
POCF 3.95
PFMT's POCF is ranked higher than
88% of the 469 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.13 vs. PFMT: 3.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
PFMT' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.07  Med: 8.99 Max: 20.21
Current: 3.95
4.07
20.21
EV-to-EBIT 94.90
PFMT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
95% of the 544 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.10 vs. PFMT: 94.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PFMT' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.3  Med: 12.10 Max: 1167.8
Current: 94.9
5.3
1167.8
EV-to-EBITDA 6.90
PFMT's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
71% of the 584 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.72 vs. PFMT: 6.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PFMT' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.7  Med: 8.80 Max: 15.5
Current: 6.9
4.7
15.5
Current Ratio 1.94
PFMT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 722 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. PFMT: 1.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PFMT' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.43  Med: 2.01 Max: 2.57
Current: 1.94
1.43
2.57
Quick Ratio 1.94
PFMT's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 722 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. PFMT: 1.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PFMT' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.43  Med: 2.01 Max: 2.57
Current: 1.94
1.43
2.57
Days Sales Outstanding 31.86
PFMT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
79% of the 553 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 57.70 vs. PFMT: 31.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PFMT' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 28.09  Med: 34.08 Max: 43.44
Current: 31.86
28.09
43.44

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 0.29
PFMT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 630 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. PFMT: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
PFMT' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 1.07 Max: 1.49
Current: 0.29
0.41
1.49
Price/Graham Number 1.59
PFMT's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
53% of the 450 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. PFMT: 1.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
PFMT' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.24  Med: 2.89 Max: 6.07
Current: 1.59
2.24
6.07
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 1.03
PFMT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 718 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. PFMT: 1.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
PFMT' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 8.30 Max: 18.8
Current: 1.03
0.1
18.8

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $158
EPS $ -0.14
Beta1.01
Short Percentage of Float0.53%
52-Week Range $1.60 - 6.13
Shares Outstanding(Mil)49.48

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 155 143 174
EPS($) 0.08 0.08 0.25
EPS without NRI($) 0.08 0.08 0.25

Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services
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Traded in other countries:PF3.Germany,
Performant Financial Corp was incorporated in Delaware on October 8, 2003 under the name DCS Holdings Inc. and subsequently changed its name to Performant Financial Corporation in 2005. The Company provides technology-enabled recovery and related analytics services in the United States. The Company serves the government and its private clients to help identify and recover delinquent or defaulted assets and improper payments. It provides its services on an outsourced basis, where it handles many or all aspects of its clients' recovery processes. The Company uses its technology-enabled services platform to provide recovery and analytics services in markets for the identification and recovery of student loans, improper healthcare payments and delinquent state tax and federal treasury receivables. The Company provides recovery services to state and municipal tax authorities, the Department of the Treasury, the Department of Education and a number of financial institutions. The Company also provides risk management advisory services that enable these clients to proactively manage loan portfolios and reduce the incidence of defaulted loan assets over time. The Company faces significant competition in all aspects of business from other financial corporations. The Company is subject to government regulations.
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