AUSTIN, Texas, April 13, 2005—Perficient, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRFT), a leading information technology consulting firm in the central United States, today announced it is raising its revenue guidance for the first quarter of 2005.
The company expects its Q1 services and software revenue, net of reimbursed expenses, to be in the range of $18.9-19.5 million, comprised of $17.6 to $18.0 million of revenue from services and Perficient-developed software and $1.3 to $1.5 million from sales of third party software. This reflects annual revenue growth of 136% to 144% and compares to the previous guidance range of $18.0 million to $19.2 million (which included $800 thousand to $1.2 million of software revenue) provided in the fourth quarter 2004 news release and conference call on February 2, 2005.
“We realized another impressive quarter in Q1,” said Jack McDonald, Perficient’s chairman and chief executive officer. “We posted substantial sequential and quarter-over-quarter gains in services revenue, which is our core, higher-margin business.”
Perficient is a leading information technology consulting firm serving Global 2000 and midsize companies in the central United States. Perficient helps clients gain competitive advantage by using Internet-based technologies to make their businesses more responsive to market opportunities and threats, strengthen relationships with customers, suppliers and partners, improve productivity and reduce information technology costs. Our solutions enable our clients to operate a real-time enterprise that dynamically adapts business processes and the systems that support them to the changing demands of an increasingly global, Internet-driven and competitive marketplace. Perficient is an award-winning "Premier Level" IBM business partner, a TeamTIBCO partner and a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner. For more information about Perficient, which has more than 420 professionals in the central United States and Canada, please visit www.perficient.com. IBM is a trademark of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.
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