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How to buy Perion Network stock | $16.54

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Perion Network Ltd
-$0.26 (-1.35%)

Perion Network Ltd is an internet content & information business based in the US. Perion Network shares (PERI) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Perion Network employs 417 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Perion Network stock price (NASDAQ: PERI)

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Perion Network shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-30.
Latest market close$16.54
52-week range$5.56 - $26.69
50-day moving average $18.55
200-day moving average $17.81
Wall St. target price$28.00
PE ratio 47.9093
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.40

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Is it a good time to buy Perion Network stock?

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Perion Network price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $16.54 from 2021-05-28

1 week (2021-07-21) N/A
1 month (2021-07-01) -21.50%
3 months (2021-04-30) -7.55%
6 months (2021-01-28) N/A
1 year (2020-07-28) N/A
2 years (2019-07-28) N/A
3 years (2018-07-28) N/A
5 years (2016-07-28) N/A

Is Perion Network under- or over-valued?

Valuing Perion Network stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Perion Network's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Perion Network's P/E ratio

Perion Network's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 48x. In other words, Perion Network shares trade at around 48x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Perion Network's PEG ratio

Perion Network's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.0866. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Perion Network's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Perion Network's EBITDA

Perion Network's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $18.5 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Perion Network's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Perion Network financials

Revenue TTM $351.8 million
Operating margin TTM 4.3%
Gross profit TTM $108 million
Return on assets TTM 2.69%
Return on equity TTM 5.81%
Profit margin 3.47%
Book value $7.80
Market capitalisation $643.9 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Perion Network shares

There are currently 288,042 Perion Network shares held short by investors – that's known as Perion Network's "short interest". This figure is 4.1% down from 300,307 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Perion Network shares can be evaluated.

Perion Network's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Perion Network's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Perion Network shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Perion Network shares traded daily (recently around 738569.23076923). Perion Network's SIR currently stands at 0.39. In other words for every 100,000 Perion Network shares traded daily on the market, roughly 390 shares are currently held short.

However Perion Network's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Perion Network shares, or, against the total number of tradable Perion Network shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Perion Network's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Perion Network shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0115% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Perion Network shares, roughly 12 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Perion Network.

Find out more about how you can short Perion Network stock.

Perion Network share dividends

We're not expecting Perion Network to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Perion Network's shares ever split?

Perion Network's shares were split on a 1:3 basis on 26 August 2018. So if you had owned 3 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Perion Network shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 200% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Perion Network shares which in turn could have impacted Perion Network's share price.

Perion Network share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Perion Network's shares have ranged in value from as little as $5.56 up to $26.69. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

PERI.US volatility(beta: 1.07)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Perion Network's is 1.074. This would suggest that Perion Network's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Perion Network overview

Perion Network Ltd. delivers advertising solutions to brands, agencies, and publishers in North America, Europe, and internationally. It provides Wildfire, a content monetization platform; search monetization solutions; actionable performance monitoring platform, a cross-channel social software as a service platform that lifts return on ad spend; and Smilebox, which enables people to tell the stories of their lives with customizable eCards, slideshows, invitations, collages, and other solution. The company also offers supply management platform; demand management platform for campaign planning and design; analytics platform, which provides information and performance insights on the results of campaign investment and other campaign metrics; high impact programmatic marketplace, a platform that allows its advertisers to buy from it in an automated fashion; creative rich media platform to create compelling, engaging, dynamic, cross-platform, and high-impact advertisements; data management platform; and AI platform that uses machine learning to bring deep intelligence to the various phases of campaigns. In addition, it provides actionable performance monitoring platform to support the various phases of campaign management; content management platform, which provides tools for content creators to structure their content in a various formats; content web site management system that provides tools for publishers to build dynamic sites; and distribution system, which offers publishers with AI-powered tools to distribute content articles. Further, the company offers publisher management system that provides analytics and performance optimization tools, as well as reports; search demand management system; monetization products; and AI Systems. The company was formerly known as IncrediMail Ltd.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Perion Network is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 11.202% of Perion Network shares are held by insiders and 50.73% by institutions.
How many people work for Perion Network?
Latest data suggests 417 work at Perion Network.
When does the fiscal year end for Perion Network?
Perion Network's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Perion Network based?
Perion Network's address is: Building A, Holon, Israel, 5885849
What is Perion Network's ISIN number?
Perion Network's international securities identification number is: IL0010958192
What is Perion Network's CUSIP number?
Perion Network's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: M5364E104

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