AUSTIN, Texas – April 12, 2007 - Perficient, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRFT), a leading information technology consulting firm serving Global 2000 and other large enterprise customers throughout the United States, announced today that it is raising its revenue guidance for the first quarter of 2007.
The Company expects its first quarter services and software revenue, including reimbursed expenses, to be in the range of $49.0 million to $50.3 million, comprised of $45.0 million to $46.0 million of revenue from services including reimbursed expenses and $4.0 million to $4.3 million of revenue from sales of software.
The Company’s revised guidance range includes approximately $1.3 million of services revenue from ETech Solutions, Inc., a $10 million firm which Perficient acquired on February 20, 2007. The original guidance range contained $1.1 million of services revenue from E-Tech Solutions, Inc.
The revised guidance range of services revenue including reimbursed expenses would represent services revenue growth of 67% to 71% over the first quarter of 2006.
This revised revenue guidance compares to the previous guidance range of $45.3 million to $48.3 million (which included $2.6 million to $3.4 million of revenue from sales of software) provided in the fourth quarter 2006 earnings release and conference call on February 21, 2007.
“The first quarter was a great start to the year,” said Jack McDonald, Perficient’s chairman and chief executive. “We continue to realize robust organic growth and execute against our strong acquisition pipeline.”
Perficient is a leading information technology consulting firm serving Global 2000 and other large enterprise customers throughout the 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. Perficient is a member of the Russell 2000® index and is traded on the Nasdaq Global Select MarketSM, a market for public companies that meet the highest listing standards in the world. Perficient is an award-winning "Premier Level" IBM business partner, a TeamTIBCO partner, a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, a Documentum Select Services Team Partner and an Oracle-Siebel partner. For more information about Perficient, which employs more than 1,100 professionals, please visit www.perficient.com.
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