The troops may have been recalled, but the Middle East still offers a vast array of profitable opportunities for many companies such as Perla Group International Inc. (Pinksheets: PERL.PK). Perla Group, a leader in the international military, police and security solutions sectors, announced today it secured its second major contract, within as many months, in its Armored Cars Division. Shares in the penny stock of Perla Group, PERL, gained 8.33% in the last trading session on volume of 670 thousand.
PERL stock price has seen a 5 day percent change of 44.44% with average volume during that span of 1,083,636 shares. The contract Perla Group signed is to supply Toyota 4×4 vehicles to a major Iraqi distributor. The contract is the 2nd biggest order Perla Group has received in its history and will increase revenues to over $12 Million for the calendar year, 2012. This is a 4X increase in revenues compared to the entire fiscal year 2011; $3.1Million.
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PERL Stock Chart:
Market Cap: 2.90M
Price/Sales (ttm): 0.73
Price/Book (mrq): 1.86
Shares Outstanding: 223.40M
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About PERL Stock:
Perla Group International is an emerging leader in the international military, police and security solutions sectors. Perla Group was established with the vision to become the industry’s leading turnkey solutions developer and services provider. The success is built on a combination of trust, backing and support of top industry specialists and a talented team’s unwavering commitment to service excellence.
Perla Group operates out of four divisions:
- Perla Telecoms,
- Perla Aviation,
- Perla Armored Cars, and
- Perla K-9 Services
Perla Telecoms Group has positioned itself as a total ‘turnkey’ solutions developer and provider. This division will remain independent to have the ability to work with many leading services providers in the industry from large Telcos to small SMEs, network integrators, military customers and any company, wanting a specialist solution or product.
Perla Aviation, primarily focused in the Middle East, provides a host of aviation services include charters, sales and leasing of aircraft, aircraft repair and aircraft maintenance. Perla Aviation is the exclusive distributor for the AK1-3 helicopter known industry wide as the finest two seat helicopter available.
Perla Armored Cars specializes in armored VIP Mercedes Benz, as well as 4 x 4s, APCs, Cash in Transit, Buses and ATVs. The division has recently secured direct supply contracts with the US military, and it has plans to expand rapidly with a view to investing in manufacturing facilities in both the Middle East and the U.S.
Perla K-9 Services, through the world renowned Von Forell facilities in Melbourne, Australia, offers the finest breed dogs trained under the best in the industry. Perla K-9 services are utilized by law enforcement and as detection dogs. They conduct training seminars as well as tactical, anti-terrorism and security training services.
The operating structure of Perla Group places PERL.PK stock in a unique position since the company can service many of its existing clients with multiple value added services, thereby attracting key new clients.
The new purchase order contract is expected to be delivered on through the months of May and June 2012. Perla Group is continuing with its efforts to evaluate several companies for its proposed Aviation Division acquisition, and is expected to finalise closure prior to the end of June 2012.
Perla Group recently posted its 2011 fiscal year results of $3.1 million in annual revenues, another profitable year, and a 55% reduction in the shares structure to now around 224 million issued and outstanding. (see here)
Bottom Line: PERL Stock is literally a penny but won’t be for long after it gets added the watch list of investors and traders. The Price/Sales and Price/Book are long-term indicators that PERL shares are undervalued and is a good penny stock to buy. The war may be over for our troops, but the chaos that was created will support top-line numbers for many companies like Perla Group for decades.