The Wall Street Journal Names Perficient a 'Hidden Gem'

AUSTIN, Texas – March 1, 2007 --Perficient, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRFT), a leading information technology consulting firm serving Global 2000 and other large enterprise customers throughout the United States, today announced the company was recognized for its ‘promising prospects’ in the March 1st, 2007 edition of The Wall Street Journal.

In an article on page D2, Perficient is among eight companies listed as a ‘Hidden Gem’ in the Journal’s ‘Smart Money Stock Screen: Unheard of Stocks.’ According to the Journal, Perficient has ‘promising prospects’ but is underfollowed by the investment community.

Criteria for inclusion in the list included “modest stock valuations, rising earnings estimates and a history of positive surprises come reporting time.”

”We’re pleased to receive external validation like this from the Wall Street Journal,” said Jack McDonald, Perficient’s chairman and chief executive. “Perficient has grown from startup to a $200 million run-rate in just seven years and we continue to execute toward our goal of achieving $500 million in run-rate revenues by 2010.”

About Perficient

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 nearly 1,100 professionals, please visit

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