AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 17, 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 third quarter of 2005.
The company expects its Q3 services and software revenue, including reimbursed expenses, to be in the range of $25.6 million to $26.3 million, comprised of $23.8 million to $24.3 million of revenue from services including reimbursed expenses and $1.8 million to $2.0 million of revenue from sales of software. The revised guidance range of services revenue including reimbursed expenses would represent services revenue growth of 68% to 72% over the third quarter of 2004. This revised revenue guidance compares to the previous guidance range of $22.5 million to $24.0 million including reimbursed expenses (which included $700 thousand to $1 million of revenue from sales of software) provided in the second quarter 2005 earnings release and conference call on August 3, 2005. The revised guidance range includes approximately $750 thousand of revenue from Vivare LP., which was acquired by Perficient on Sept. 2, 2005.
“Q3 proved to be another outstanding quarter for Perficient,” said Jack McDonald, Perficient’s chairman and chief executive officer. “We closed several significant contracts, organic growth was robust and we continued to realize strengthening demand for our technology solutions.”
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 employs more than 575 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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