Performant Financial Corporation (PFMT): Price and Financial Metrics

Performant Financial Corporation (PFMT): $4.45

-0.10 (-2.20%)

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  • PFMT scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 81.14% of US stocks.
  • PFMT's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving up over the last 28 weeks.
  • PFMT's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 22.53% of US stocks).

PFMT Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for PFMT is 3.71 -- better than 88.27% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of Performant Financial Corp's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 78.68% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, PFMT is more volatile than 98.17% of stocks we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Performant Financial Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be HIL, OCC, DYSL, FOSL, and UFCS.
  • PFMT's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Performant Financial Corp's official web site, go to

PFMT Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Industrials stock, PFMT's price/earnings ratio is 244.86% lower, now standing at -42.3.
  • Over the past 109 months, PFMT's price/sales ratio has gone down 1.1.
  • Over the past 109 months, PFMT's price/earnings ratio has gone down 123.7.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for PFMT.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
PFMT 2021-04-23 0.9 3.2 -9.5 -12.9
PFMT 2020-07-23 0.2 0.8 -1.0 -3.4
PFMT 2019-07-03 0.5 0.9 -2.6 -5.3
PFMT 2017-03-30 1.0 1.6 -12.2 -19.3
PFMT 2015-08-27 0.8 1.5 -20.5 882.1
PFMT 2015-08-21 0.8 1.4 -19.8 857.5

PFMT Growth Metrics

  • The year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 80.71%.
  • Its year over year revenue growth rate is now at -12.39%.
  • Its 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -133%.
Over the past 34 months, PFMT's revenue has gone down $9,951,000.

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
2021-03-31 141.439 18.41 -5.944
2020-12-31 155.937 20.809 -13.989
2020-09-30 159.724 15.945 -21.571
2020-06-30 159.399 7.986 -31.615
2020-03-31 161.444 -8.558 -30.815
2019-12-31 150.432 -15.423 -26.82

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 $10.00 Average Broker Recommendation 1 (Strong Buy)

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PFMT Price/Volume Stats

Current price $4.45 52-week high $5.14
Prev. close $4.55 52-week low $0.55
Day low $4.33 Volume 455,600
Day high $4.60 Avg. volume 1,895,176
50-day MA $3.60 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $1.94 Market Cap 245.86M

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.

PFMT Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$4.45$1.5 -40%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Performant Financial Corp. To summarize, we found that Performant Financial Corp ranked in the 41th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis suggests the stock is overvalued by about 40.17%. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Performant Financial Corp ended up being:

  • Performant Financial Corp's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at -0.45. This coverage rate is greater than that of only 20.38% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.
  • As a business, Performant Financial Corp experienced a tax rate of about 53% over the past twelve months; relative to its sector (Industrials), this tax rate is higher than 96.88% of stocks generating free cash flow.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

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Latest PFMT News From Around the Web

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Loss-Making Performant Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:PFMT) Expected To Breakeven In The Medium-Term

We feel now is a pretty good time to analyse Performant Financial Corporation's ( NASDAQ:PFMT ) business as it appears...

Yahoo | June 28, 2021

Performant Financial Corporation set to join Russell Microcap® Index

Performant Financial Corporation (Nasdaq: PFMT), (the "Company"), a leading provider of technology-enabled recovery and related analytics services in the United States, is set to join the Russell Microcap® Index at the conclusion of the 2021 Russell indexes annual reconstitution, effective after the U.S. market opens on June 28th, according to a preliminary list of additions posted June 4.

Yahoo | June 8, 2021

Performant Financial Corporation Announces Financial Results for First Quarter 2021

Performant Financial Corporation (Nasdaq: PFMT), (the "Company"), a leading provider of technology-enabled recovery and related analytics services in the United States, today reported the following financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2021:

Yahoo | May 13, 2021

Performant Financial Corp. to Host Earnings Call

NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / May 13, 2021 / Performant Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:PFMT) will be discussing their earnings results in their 2021 First Quarter Earnings call to be held on May 13, 2021 at 5:00 PM Eastern Time.

Yahoo | May 13, 2021

Performant: Invitation to the Q2 Virtual Investor Summit

Livermore, California--(Newsfile Corp. - May 11, 2021) - Performant (NASDAQ: PFMT) today announced that Lisa Im, CEO will be attending the Q2 Virtual Investor Summit. Event Q2 Investor Summit Date May 17-18th, 2021 Presentation May 17th at 2:45 PM ET Location About PerformantPerformant helps government and commercial organizations enhance revenue and contain costs by preventing, identifying and recovering waste, improper payments and defaulted assets. Performant is a leading provider of these services in several industries, ...

Yahoo | May 11, 2021

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PFMT Price Returns

1-mo 22.25%
3-mo 83.88%
6-mo 290.35%
1-year 649.16%
3-year 103.20%
5-year 100.45%
YTD 405.11%
2020 -13.63%
2019 -54.67%
2018 36.36%
2017 -29.79%
2016 31.28%

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