Performant Financial Corporation (PFMT): Price and Financial Metrics

Performant Financial Corporation (PFMT): $2.07

0.04 (+1.97%)

POWR Rating

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  • Sentiment is the dimension where PFMT ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 91.51% of US stocks.
  • PFMT's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • PFMT's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 18.04% of US stocks).

PFMT Stock Summary

  • The price/operating cash flow metric for Performant Financial Corp is higher than 97.96% of stocks in our set with a positive cash flow.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -64.64%, Performant Financial Corp's debt growth rate surpasses only 4.63% of about US stocks.
  • As for revenue growth, note that PFMT's revenue has grown -20.23% over the past 12 months; that beats the revenue growth of only 7.16% of US companies in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Performant Financial Corp are AFI, OCC, LCUT, TILE, and FOE.
  • PFMT's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Performant Financial Corp's official web site, go to

PFMT Valuation Summary

  • PFMT's price/sales ratio is 1.8; this is 45.45% lower than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • Over the past 110 months, PFMT's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 73.2.
  • Over the past 110 months, PFMT's price/sales ratio has gone down 1.1.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for PFMT.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
PFMT 2021-08-26 1.8 5.9 -942.3 91.5
PFMT 2021-08-25 1.8 6.0 -959.2 92.9
PFMT 2021-08-24 1.8 5.9 -950.6 92.2
PFMT 2021-08-23 1.7 5.5 -887.3 86.9
PFMT 2021-08-20 1.7 5.6 -891.4 87.2
PFMT 2021-08-19 1.5 5.1 -813.5 80.7

PFMT Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year revenue growth rate is now at 1.47%.
  • Its 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -1246.82%.
  • Its 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -89.16%.
Over the past 15 months, PFMT's revenue has gone down $35,331,000.

The table below shows PFMT's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 124.393 0.916 -10.288
2021-09-30 132.85 4.103 -3.932
2021-06-30 140.496 6.519 -0.267
2021-03-31 141.439 18.41 -5.944
2020-12-31 155.937 20.809 -13.989
2020-09-30 159.724 15.945 -21.571

PFMT's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • PFMT has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 28.02% of graded US stocks.
  • PFMT's asset turnover comes in at 1.154 -- ranking 95th of 563 Business Services stocks.
  • PEGA, NATI, and MA are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with PFMT.

The table below shows PFMT's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 1.154 1 0.059
2021-03-31 1.157 1 -0.048
2020-12-31 1.268 1 -0.182
2020-09-30 1.266 1 -0.218
2020-06-30 1.204 1 -0.260
2020-03-31 1.163 1 -0.251

PFMT Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of PFMT, see our PFMT price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $10.50 Average Broker Recommendation 1.25 (Strong Buy)

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PFMT Price/Volume Stats

Current price $2.07 52-week high $5.29
Prev. close $2.03 52-week low $1.85
Day low $2.00 Volume 227,300
Day high $2.20 Avg. volume 299,084
50-day MA $2.50 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $3.00 Market Cap 151.41M

Performant Financial Corporation (PFMT) Company Bio

Performant Financial Corporation provides technology-enabled recovery and related analytics services in the United States. Its services help identify and recover delinquent or defaulted assets and improper payments for government and private clients in various markets. The company was founded in 1976 and is based in Livermore, California.

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Latest PFMT News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Performant Financial Corp that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate PFMT as an investment opportunity.

Performant Financial (PFMT) Gets a Buy Rating from Colliers Securities

In a report released today, Kyle Bauser from Colliers Securities reiterated a Buy rating on Performant Financial (PFMT – Research Report), with a price target of $11.00. The company's shares closed last Tuesday at $2.44. According to, Bauser is a 1-star analyst with an average return of -0.7% and a 43.3% success rate. Bauser covers the Healthcare sector, focusing on stocks such as Apollo Medical Holdings, Chembio Diagnostics, and Motus Gi Holdings. Performant Financial has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $11.00.

Catie Powers on TipRanks | February 8, 2022

Performant Secures HHS OIG IDIQ Contract For Medical Review, Consultative Services

Performant Financial Corp (NASDAQ: PFMT) revealed the recent award of an IDIQ contract by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Inspector General (HHS OIG). Financial terms were not disclosed. Under the contract with a base term of one year and four additional 1-year options, the company will provide medical review and consultative services associated with the oversight activities of the OIG. The contract was awarded via a full-and-open competitive procurement. "We are

Yahoo | February 8, 2022

Performant Awarded HHS OIG IDIQ Contract for Medical Review and Consultative Services

LIVERMORE, Calif., February 08, 2022--Performant Financial Corporation (Nasdaq: PFMT) (Performant, the Company), a leading provider of technology-enabled payment integrity, eligibility, and related analytics services, announced today that on January 4, 2022, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Inspector General (HHS OIG) awarded Performant the indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract, with a base term of one year and four additional 1-year options, to

Yahoo | February 8, 2022

Does Performant Financial (NASDAQ:PFMT) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Legendary fund manager Li Lu (who Charlie Munger backed) once said, 'The biggest investment risk is not the volatility...

Yahoo | January 24, 2022

Performant Financial rises 6% as 10% owner buys $1M in shares

Performant Financial (PFMT) +6.2% on disclosing that its 10% owner Prescott Group Capital bought 496,219 shares on Jan

Seeking Alpha | January 20, 2022

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PFMT Price Returns

1-mo -20.38%
3-mo -21.29%
6-mo -26.33%
1-year -5.91%
3-year 50.00%
5-year -13.39%
YTD -14.11%
2021 173.55%
2020 -13.63%
2019 -54.67%
2018 36.36%
2017 -29.79%

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