Mercer International Inc., together with its subsidiaries, makes and sells northern bleached softwood Kraft pulp worldwide. The company has market cap of $880.39 million. It produces NBSK pulp principally from wood chips and pulp logs; and tall oil for use as a chemical additive and green energy source, as well as carbon neutral or green energy using carbon-neutral bio-fuels, such as black liquor and wood waste. It has a 12.55 P/E ratio. The firm sells its pulp to tissue, specialty papers, and printing and writing paper manufacturers; and green energy to third party utilities.
Perficient, Inc. (PRFT) formed double top with $20.49 target or 4.00% above today’s $19.70 share price. Perficient, Inc. (PRFT) has $687.69M valuation. The stock increased 0.56% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $19.7. About 167,614 shares traded. Perficient, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRFT) has declined 18.67% since February 22, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 35.37% the S&P500.
Analysts await Perficient, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRFT) to report earnings on March, 1 before the open. They expect $0.28 EPS, up 40.00% or $0.08 from last year’s $0.2 per share. PRFT’s profit will be $9.77 million for 17.59 P/E if the $0.28 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.28 actual EPS reported by Perficient, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00% EPS growth.
Among 4 analysts covering Perficient (NASDAQ:PRFT), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Perficient had 7 analyst reports since November 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Monday, January 11, the company rating was maintained by Maxim Group. Sidoti initiated Perficient, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRFT) on Friday, June 24 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Maxim Group on Friday, November 6 with “Buy”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, March 1 by Needham. The firm has “Buy” rating by Maxim Group given on Friday, November 3. The stock of Perficient, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRFT) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, November 3 by SunTrust.
Since September 27, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 4 sales for $1.34 million activity. DAVIS JEFFREY S had sold 2,542 shares worth $50,637. The insider MARTIN PAUL E sold $387,334.
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.23 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.02, from 1.25 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 9 investors sold Perficient, Inc. shares while 39 reduced holdings. 16 funds opened positions while 43 raised stakes. 27.29 million shares or 3.13% more from 26.46 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Vanguard Gru Inc reported 0% of its portfolio in Perficient, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRFT). Washington-based Parametric Portfolio Assocs Ltd Llc has invested 0% in Perficient, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRFT). Loomis Sayles And L P reported 1,295 shares. Moreover, Voya Investment Mgmt Ltd Company has 0% invested in Perficient, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRFT). Blackrock owns 4.36M shares for 0% of their portfolio. Bancshares Of Ny Mellon reported 452,394 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Arizona State Retirement Sys has 0% invested in Perficient, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRFT). Tower Capital Limited (Trc) stated it has 0.01% in Perficient, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRFT). Moreover, Ativo Cap Mngmt Limited Liability Co has 0.34% invested in Perficient, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRFT) for 65,116 shares. Parkside Financial Bank & Tru holds 0% of its portfolio in Perficient, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRFT) for 17 shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement invested 0% of its portfolio in Perficient, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRFT). Fmr Limited Company, Massachusetts-based fund reported 2.19M shares. Sector Pension Board stated it has 22,416 shares or 0% of all its holdings. 36,876 were accumulated by Globeflex Lp. 6,014 were reported by Sg Americas Limited Liability.
The stock increased 4.23% or $0.55 during the last trading session, reaching $13.55. About 220,374 shares traded or 22.73% up from the average. Mercer International Inc. (MERC) has risen 25.28% since February 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.58% the S&P500.
Iat Reinsurance Co Ltd. holds 30.11% of its portfolio in Mercer International Inc. for 16.47 million shares. Knighthead Capital Management Llc owns 2.32 million shares or 3.93% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Aegis Financial Corp has 3.54% invested in the company for 211,115 shares. The New York-based Gates Capital Management Inc. has invested 2.8% in the stock. Redwood Capital Management Llc, a New Jersey-based fund reported 2.08 million shares.