Ribbon Communications Stock Price, News & Analysis (NASDAQ:RBBN)

$7.98 0.15 (1.92 %)
(As of 12/12/2017 01:01 PM ET)
Previous Close$7.83
Today's Range$7.61 - $8.03
52-Week Range$5.77 - $9.05
Volume99,794 shs
Average Volume377,445 shs
Market Capitalization$775.47 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

About Ribbon Communications (NASDAQ:RBBN)

Ribbon Communications logoSonus Networks, Inc., formerly Solstice Sapphire Investments, Inc., is a provider of networked solutions for communications service providers and enterprises to help them secure and unify their real-time communications infrastructures. The Company helps communications service providers and enterprises hold the session initiation protocol (SIP) and fourth generation (4G)/long term evolution (LTE)-based solutions, including voice over Internet protocol (VoIP), voice over wireless fidelity (VoWiFi), video and unified communications (UC) by securing and enabling Internet Protocol (IP) networks. Its products include session border controllers (SBCs), diameter signaling controllers (DSCs) and VoWiFi solutions. Sonus Products include Sonus GSX9000 Open Services Switch, Sonus T7000 Intelligent Switching System, Sonus Diameter Signaling Controllers, Sonus Signal Transfer Points, Sonus PSX Policy & Routing Server, Sonus WebRTC Services Solution, and Sonus Network Management Solutions.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Communications & Networking
Sub-IndustryCommunications Equipment
SectorComputer and Technology


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio2.35%
Quick Ratio2.14%


Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E Ratio88.67
P/E Growth7

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$252.59 million
Price / Sales3.24
Cash Flow$0.26 per share
Price / Cash30.54
Book Value$4.43 per share
Price / Book1.80


Trailing EPS($0.45)
Net Income$-13,930,000.00
Net Margins-8.82%
Return on Equity-1.87%
Return on Assets-1.32%


Outstanding Shares102,570,000

Ribbon Communications (NASDAQ:RBBN) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ribbon Communications' stock symbol?

Ribbon Communications trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "RBBN."

How were Ribbon Communications' earnings last quarter?

Ribbon Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:RBBN) issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, October, 30th. The communications equipment provider reported $0.26 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.08. The communications equipment provider had revenue of $74.60 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $68.50 million. Ribbon Communications had a negative return on equity of 1.87% and a negative net margin of 8.82%. Ribbon Communications's revenue was up 14.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.12 EPS. View Ribbon Communications' Earnings History.

When will Ribbon Communications make its next earnings announcement?

Ribbon Communications is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, January, 24th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Ribbon Communications.

What guidance has Ribbon Communications issued on next quarter's earnings?

Ribbon Communications issued an update on its FY17 earnings guidance on Monday, October, 30th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.41-0.50 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.26. The company issued revenue guidance of $332.6-342.6 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $252.10 million.

Where is Ribbon Communications' stock going? Where will Ribbon Communications' stock price be in 2017?

6 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for Ribbon Communications' shares. Their predictions range from $4.00 to $10.00. On average, they anticipate Ribbon Communications' stock price to reach $7.05 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Ribbon Communications.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Ribbon Communications stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Ribbon Communications stock:

  • 1. William Blair analysts commented, "We are republishing our fourth-quarter and out-year estimates for the combined entity , following the name change on November 28 to Ribbon Communications and given the new stock ticker (RBBN). There is no change to our estimates from our prior model published on October 30 (under the SONS ticker). Our quarterly earnings model includes two months of Genband revenue and costs in the fourth quarter and our forecast for the combined company through 2020. We also include a historical pro forma earnings model, reflecting combined revenue and income in 2016 and 2017." (12/8/2017)
  • 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Sonus Networks, Inc. is a leading provider of voice infrastructure products for the new public network. Sonus' solutions enable service providers to deploy an integrated network capable of carrying both voice and data traffic, and to deliver a range of innovative, new services. The Sonus Open Services Architecture and award-winning Packet Telephony suite cut the time-to-market for competitive new service products, allowing carriers and third-party developers to expand marketshare and build important new revenue streams.(Press Release) " (10/19/2017)

Are investors shorting Ribbon Communications?

Ribbon Communications saw a increase in short interest during the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,348,341 shares, an increase of 58.8% from the November 15th total of 848,965 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 385,395 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.5 days. Currently, 2.8% of the shares of the stock are sold short.

Who are some of Ribbon Communications' key competitors?

Who are Ribbon Communications' key executives?

Ribbon Communications' management team includes the folowing people:

  • Raymond P. Dolan, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Susan M. Villare, Interim Chief Financial Officer, Principal Financial Officer and Principal Accounting Officer
  • Jeffrey M. Snider, Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel, Secretary
  • Kevin Riley, Chief Technology Officer, Vice President, Engineering
  • Peter Polizzi, Vice President, General Manager - Global Services
  • Michael R. Swade, Senior Vice President - Worldwide Sales and Marketing
  • Howard E. Janzen, Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board
  • James K. Brewington, Independent Director
  • Matthew W. Bross, Independent Director
  • John P Cunningham, Independent Director

How do I buy Ribbon Communications stock?

Shares of Ribbon Communications can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Ribbon Communications' stock price today?

One share of Ribbon Communications stock can currently be purchased for approximately $7.98.

How big of a company is Ribbon Communications?

Ribbon Communications has a market capitalization of $775.47 million and generates $252.59 million in revenue each year. The communications equipment provider earns $-13,930,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.45) on an earnings per share basis. Ribbon Communications employs 1,152 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Ribbon Communications?

Ribbon Communications' mailing address is 4 TECHNOLOGY PARK DRIVE, WESTFORD MA, 01886. The communications equipment provider can be reached via phone at 978-614-8100 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Ribbon Communications (RBBN)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  235 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  247 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  482
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Ribbon Communications and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Ribbon Communications (NASDAQ:RBBN) Analysts' Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: BuyBuyBuyHold
Consensus Rating Score: 2.572.572.572.33
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating(s)
1 Hold Rating(s)
5 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
1 Sell Rating(s)
1 Hold Rating(s)
5 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
1 Sell Rating(s)
1 Hold Rating(s)
5 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
1 Sell Rating(s)
2 Hold Rating(s)
3 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: $8.71$8.71$8.71$7.85
Price Target Upside: 12.66% upside3.79% upside37.79% upside16.30% upside

Ribbon Communications (NASDAQ:RBBN) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for Ribbon Communications (NASDAQ:RBBN)

Ribbon Communications (NASDAQ:RBBN) Analyst Ratings History

DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
12/8/2017William BlairReiterated RatingBuyLowView Rating Details
10/17/2017CowenReiterated RatingSellN/AView Rating Details
8/7/2017DA DavidsonUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$8.50HighView Rating Details
7/4/2017Northland SecuritiesSet Price TargetBuy$10.00MediumView Rating Details
7/2/2017B. RileyReiterated RatingNeutral$7.75LowView Rating Details
4/26/2017BenchmarkInitiated CoverageBuy$4.00LowView Rating Details
11/25/2016OppenheimerReiterated RatingOutperform$17.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 12/12/2015 forward)


Ribbon Communications (NASDAQ:RBBN) Earnings History and Estimates Chart

Earnings by Quarter for Ribbon Communications (NASDAQ:RBBN)

Ribbon Communications (NASDAQ RBBN) Earnings History by Quarter

DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
1/24/2018N/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2017Q3 2017$0.18$0.26$68.50 million$74.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2017Q2 2017($0.09)($0.02)$53.93 million$55.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/26/2017Q1 2017($0.13)($0.09)$52.11 million$53.37 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/15/2017Q416$0.06$0.09$67.82 million$67.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/26/2016Q316$0.09$0.12$64.24 million$65.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/27/2016Q216$0.03$0.08$59.67 million$60.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/27/2016Q116($0.02)$0.03$58.38 million$59.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/16/2016Q415$0.20$0.23$73.91 million$76.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/28/2015Q315$0.06$0.11$64.87 million$67.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2015Q215($0.16)($0.10)$54.13 million$54.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/22/2015Q115($0.31)($0.27)$48.33 million$50.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/18/2015Q414$0.15$0.15$77.05 million$76.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/23/2014Q314$0.01$0.01$71.97 million$73.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2014Q214$0.01$0.02$73.70 million$75.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/24/2014Q114($0.01)$0.01$70.08 million$70.74 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/20/2014Q413$0.02$0.02$72.13 million$76.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/29/2013Q313$0.01$0.01$69.37 million$68.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/29/2013Q2 2013$0.01$67.05 million$69.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2013Q1 2013($0.03)($0.02)$61.17 million$63.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/28/2013Q4 2012($0.06)$78.36 million$75.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2012Q312($0.03)($0.02)$56.50 million$57.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2012($0.03)($0.04)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2012($0.02)($0.02)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/21/2012$0.01$0.02ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2011$0.02$0.01ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2011$0.02($0.02)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2011($0.04)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/28/2011($0.01)$0.04ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Ribbon Communications (NASDAQ:RBBN) Earnings Estimates

Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.09 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.44 EPS


Dividend History for Ribbon Communications (NASDAQ:RBBN)

No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Ribbon Communications (NASDAQ RBBN) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Insider Ownership Percentage: 7.68%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 32.27%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Ribbon Communications (NASDAQ:RBBN)

Ribbon Communications (NASDAQ RBBN) Insider Trades by Quarter

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/12/2016John A SchofieldDirectorSell1,000$8.78$8,780.00View SEC Filing  
2/25/2015Peter PolizziVPSell19,994$17.00$339,898.00View SEC Filing  
2/20/2015Mark T GreenquistCFOBuy4,000$16.00$64,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/31/2014Raymond P DolanCEOBuy1,000,000$3.43$3,430,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/4/2014Mark T GreenquistCFOBuy15,000$3.59$53,850.00View SEC Filing  
6/4/2014John A SchofieldDirectorBuy11,000$3.50$38,500.00View SEC Filing  
4/29/2014Mark GreenquistCFOBuy15,000$2.95$44,250.00View SEC Filing  
4/29/2014Raymond DolanCEOBuy1,000,000$2.98$2,980,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/20/2014Senate Limited, Trusteemajor shareholderSell41,480,007$3.49$144,765,224.43View SEC Filing  
2/28/2014Todd AbbottEVPSell25,000$3.81$95,250.00View SEC Filing  
9/4/2013Empire Capital Management, L.Lmajor shareholderSell501,008$3.52$1,763,548.16View SEC Filing  
8/26/2013Empire Capital Management, L.Lmajor shareholderSell741,734$3.54$2,625,738.36View SEC Filing  
8/22/2013Todd AbbottEVPSell35,488$3.35$118,884.80View SEC Filing  
7/31/2013Empire Capital Management, L.LMajor ShareholderSell3,192,366$3.42$10,917,891.72View SEC Filing  
7/18/2013Empire Capital Management, L.LMajor ShareholderSell3,512,632$3.30$11,591,685.60View SEC Filing  
1/2/2013Empire Capital Management, L.LMajor ShareholderBuy79,600$1.82$144,872.00View SEC Filing  
12/31/2012Empire Capital Management, L.LMajor ShareholderBuy450,400$1.65$743,160.00View SEC Filing  
12/27/2012Empire Capital Management, L.LMajor ShareholderBuy25,344$1.69$42,831.36View SEC Filing  
10/31/2012Empire Capital Management, L.LMajor ShareholderBuy52,326$1.84$96,279.84View SEC Filing  
10/26/2012Empire Capital Management, L.LMajor ShareholderBuy337,674$1.79$604,436.46View SEC Filing  
10/23/2012Empire Capital Management, L.LMajor ShareholderBuy106,018$1.82$192,952.76View SEC Filing  
10/19/2012Empire Capital Management, L.LMajor ShareholderBuy587,314$1.83$1,074,784.62View SEC Filing  
10/16/2012Empire Capital Management, L.LMajor ShareholderBuy161,668$1.76$284,535.68View SEC Filing  
9/6/2012Empire Capital Management, L.LMajor ShareholderBuy40,000$1.94$77,600.00View SEC Filing  
9/5/2012Elmer A LaiVPSell8,802$1.88$16,547.76View SEC Filing  
9/4/2012Empire Capital Management, L.LMajor ShareholderBuy113,769$1.85$210,472.65View SEC Filing  
8/31/2012Empire Capital Management, L.LMajor ShareholderBuy296,082$1.93$571,438.26View SEC Filing  
8/29/2012Empire Capital Management, L.LMajor ShareholderBuy290,149$1.93$559,987.57View SEC Filing  
8/27/2012Empire Capital Management, L.LMajor ShareholderBuy122,421$1.90$232,599.90View SEC Filing  
8/24/2012Empire Capital Management, L.LMajor ShareholderBuy587,579$1.81$1,063,517.99View SEC Filing  
8/20/2012Empire Capital Management, L.LMajor ShareholderBuy413,382$1.81$748,221.42View SEC Filing  
8/17/2012Empire Capital Management, L.LMajor ShareholderBuy415,919$1.78$740,335.82View SEC Filing  
8/14/2012Empire Capital Management, L.LMajor ShareholderBuy143,468$1.73$248,199.64View SEC Filing  
8/10/2012Empire Capital Management, L.LMajor ShareholderBuy428,163$1.78$762,130.14View SEC Filing  
8/9/2012Empire Capital Management, L.LMajor ShareholderBuy549,068$1.77$971,850.36View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Ribbon Communications (NASDAQ RBBN) News Headlines

$145.49 Million in Sales Expected for Ribbon Communications Inc. (RBBN) This Quarter$145.49 Million in Sales Expected for Ribbon Communications Inc. (RBBN) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 11 at 2:56 PM
Ribbon Communications (RBBN) and The Competition Head to Head ReviewRibbon Communications (RBBN) and The Competition Head to Head Review
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 10 at 11:34 PM
Reviewing Ribbon Communications (RBBN) & The CompetitionReviewing Ribbon Communications (RBBN) & The Competition
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 10 at 9:30 AM
Analyzing Ribbon Communications (RBBN) & Acme Packet (APKT)Analyzing Ribbon Communications (RBBN) & Acme Packet (APKT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 10 at 3:26 AM
Ribbon Communications Inc. (RBBN) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.26 Per ShareRibbon Communications Inc. (RBBN) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.26 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 9 at 5:28 AM
ETFs with exposure to Ribbon Communications, Inc. : December 8, 2017ETFs with exposure to Ribbon Communications, Inc. : December 8, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - December 8 at 6:19 PM
William Blair Reiterates "Buy" Rating for Ribbon Communications (RBBN)William Blair Reiterates "Buy" Rating for Ribbon Communications (RBBN)
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 8 at 4:40 PM
Ribbon Communications, Inc. :RBBN-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : December 7, 2017Ribbon Communications, Inc. :RBBN-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : December 7, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - December 7 at 7:14 PM
Head-To-Head Contrast: Ribbon Communications (RBBN) vs. Its RivalsHead-To-Head Contrast: Ribbon Communications (RBBN) vs. Its Rivals
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 5 at 9:34 AM
Ribbon Communications (RBBN) vs. The Competition Head to Head SurveyRibbon Communications (RBBN) vs. The Competition Head to Head Survey
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 3 at 9:30 AM

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