Rubicon Technology Company Profile (NASDAQ:RBCN)

About Rubicon Technology (NASDAQ:RBCN)

Rubicon Technology logoRubicon Technology, Inc. is a vertically integrated, electronic materials provider specializing in monocrystalline sapphire for applications in light-emitting diodes (LEDs), optical systems and specialty electronic devices. The Company's product lines include sapphire cores; four and six-inch sapphire wafers; four, six, and eight-inch patterned sapphire substrate (PSS) wafers, and optical sapphire components. Its sapphire is also used as an exterior component in mobile devices, specifically camera lens covers, dual flashes and home buttons on certain newer model smartphones and as the crystal covering the faces of certain smart watches. In addition, some consumer electronics original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) use sapphire faceplates for smartphones. For the LED market, it sells 2 to 6-inch material in core form and four, six and eight-inch material in polished and PSS wafer form. Its principal customers are semiconductor device manufacturers and wafer polishing companies.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Semiconductors
  • Sub-Industry: Semiconductor Equipment
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:RBCN
  • CUSIP: 78112T10
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $22.61 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 2,724,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $8.00
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $6.13
  • 52 Week Range: $0.73 - $10.45
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $14.13 million
  • Price / Sales: 1.60
  • Book Value: $14.80 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.56
  • EBIDTA: ($23,280,000.00)
  • Net Margins: -410.60%
  • Return on Equity: -77.35%
  • Return on Assets: -73.06%
  • Current Ratio: 19.73%
  • Quick Ratio: 17.47%
  • Average Volume: 11,745 shs.
  • Beta: 0.84
  • Short Ratio: 10.4

Frequently Asked Questions for Rubicon Technology (NASDAQ:RBCN)

What is Rubicon Technology's stock symbol?

Rubicon Technology trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "RBCN."

When did Rubicon Technology's stock split? How did Rubicon Technology's stock split work?

Rubicon Technology's stock reverse split on the morning of Friday, May 5th 2017. The 1-10 reverse split was announced on Thursday, May 4th 2017. The number of shares owned by shareholders was adjusted after the closing bell on Thursday, May 4th 2017. An investor that had 100 shares of Rubicon Technology stock prior to the reverse split would have 10 shares after the split.

How were Rubicon Technology's earnings last quarter?

Rubicon Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:RBCN) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, August, 9th. The company reported ($3.10) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($2.80) by $0.30. The business earned $3.54 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $4.42 million. Rubicon Technology had a negative net margin of 410.60% and a negative return on equity of 77.35%. Rubicon Technology's revenue for the quarter was down 50.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned ($3.30) earnings per share. View Rubicon Technology's Earnings History.

Who are some of Rubicon Technology's key competitors?

Who are Rubicon Technology's key executives?

Rubicon Technology's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Don N. Aquilano, Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Timothy E. Brog, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Mardel A. Graffy, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Secretary
  • Christine Richardson Ph.D., Chief Technology Officer
  • Donald R. Caldwell CPA, Independent Director
  • Michael E. Mikolajczyk, Independent Director
  • Raymond J. Spencer, Independent Director
  • Susan M. Westphal, Independent Director

Who owns Rubicon Technology stock?

Rubicon Technology's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include FMR LLC (10.20%), ALDEBARAN CAPITAL, LLC (5.80%), Royce & Associates LP (3.48%), River & Mercantile Asset Management LLP (3.01%), New York State Common Retirement Fund (1.87%) and Bandera Partners LLC (1.35%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Rubicon Technology.

Who sold Rubicon Technology stock? Who is selling Rubicon Technology stock?

Rubicon Technology's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Royce & Associates LP, River & Mercantile Asset Management LLP, New York State Common Retirement Fund, Bandera Partners LLC and Vanguard Group Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Rubicon Technology.

How do I buy Rubicon Technology stock?

Shares of Rubicon Technology can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Rubicon Technology's stock price today?

One share of Rubicon Technology stock can currently be purchased for approximately $8.29.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Rubicon Technology (NASDAQ RBCN)
Community Ranking:  1.7 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  123 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  240 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  363
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Rubicon Technology 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

Consensus Ratings for Rubicon Technology (NASDAQ:RBCN) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: No ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for Rubicon Technology (NASDAQ:RBCN)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/11/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingHold$7.50N/AView Rating Details
11/10/2015Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.Reiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
10/15/2015Northland SecuritiesReiterated RatingMarket PerformN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/21/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Rubicon Technology (NASDAQ:RBCN)
Earnings by Quarter for Rubicon Technology (NASDAQ:RBCN)
Earnings History by Quarter for Rubicon Technology (NASDAQ RBCN)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/9/2016Q2($2.80)($3.10)$4.42 million$3.54 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/10/2016Q116($2.40)($2.80)$4.65 million$4.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/24/2016Q415($3.00)($3.80)$2.36 million$2.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/9/2015Q315($2.70)($2.90)$7.08 million$5.35 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2015Q215($2.80)($3.30)$11.63 million$7.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2015Q115($3.30)($3.20)$8.80 million$8.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/12/2015Q414($4.00)($3.60)$8.05 million$8.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2014Q314($4.10)($3.60)$9.30 million$8.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q214($4.20)($3.90)$14.40 million$14.47 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2014Q114($3.30)($4.30)$12.95 million$14.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/19/2014Q413($2.30)($2.20)$11.22 million$11.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/29/2013Q313($2.20)($2.60)$10.88 million$11.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2013Q2 2013($2.10)($2.60)$10.82 million$10.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2013Q1 2013($1.10)($1.50)$7.93 million$8.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/20/2013Q4 2012($0.40)($0.50)$20.09 million$20.09 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/6/2012Q312($0.30)$0.10$19.95 million$19.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2012($1.20)($0.60)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2012($1.50)($1.50)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/23/2012$0.80$0.40ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/8/2011$2.60$3.50ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2011$5.40$5.90ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2011$6.60$8.00ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/16/2011$5.00$6.40ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Rubicon Technology (NASDAQ:RBCN)

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Dividend History for Rubicon Technology (NASDAQ:RBCN)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Rubicon Technology (NASDAQ:RBCN)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 12.10%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 37.03%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Rubicon Technology (NASDAQ:RBCN)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Rubicon Technology (NASDAQ:RBCN)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Rubicon Technology (NASDAQ:RBCN)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
12/31/2015Michael E. MikolajczykDirectorBuy80,000$1.20$96,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/24/2014Donald CaldwellDirectorSell2,500,000$12.42$31,050,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/26/2013Donald R CaldwellDirectorSell381,681$6.32$2,412,223.92View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Rubicon Technology (NASDAQ:RBCN)
Latest Headlines for Rubicon Technology (NASDAQ:RBCN)
DateHeadline logoReviewing Rubicon Technology (RBCN) & its Peers - September 12 at 12:30 PM logoRubicon Technology, Inc. (RBCN) Raised to Hold at ValuEngine - September 2 at 5:02 PM logoETFs with exposure to Rubicon Technology, Inc. : September 1, 2017 - September 1 at 7:51 AM logoRubicon Technology, Inc. :RBCN-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 25, 2017 - August 26 at 8:42 AM logoHead-To-Head Survey: Sequans Communications (SQNS) vs. Rubicon Technology (RBCN) - August 22 at 2:22 PM logoRubicon Technology (RBCN) versus Chipmos Technologies (IMOS) Head-To-Head Contrast - June 20 at 7:26 AM logoRubicon Technology, Inc. (RBCN) Lifted to Hold at ValuEngine - June 3 at 1:26 PM logoRubicon Technology, Inc. (RBCN) Sees Significant Growth in Short Interest - May 28 at 7:14 AM logoRubicon Technology, Inc. :RBCN-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 19, 2017 - May 19 at 12:21 PM logoRubicon Technology (RBCN) Announces Reverse Stock Split - May 4 at 7:40 PM logoRubicon Technology (RBCN) Earning Somewhat Negative Press Coverage, Analysis Finds - May 4 at 1:42 PM logoRubicon Technology Announces Reverse Stock Split - May 4 at 8:38 AM logoSomewhat Favorable News Coverage Extremely Likely to Affect Rubicon Technology (RBCN) Stock Price - April 21 at 4:39 PM logoRubicon Technology (RBCN) Getting Positive News Coverage, Analysis Finds - April 14 at 2:28 PM logoRubicon Technology to Display Large Area Optical Sapphire Products at the 2017 SPIE Defense and Commercial Sensing Expo - April 7 at 12:10 PM logoRubicon Tech: 40% Upside Minimum On Divestiture Story - March 31 at 1:12 AM logoSHAREHOLDER ALERT: Purcell Julie & Lefkowitz LLP Is Investigating Rubicon Technology, Inc. for Potential Breaches Of Fiduciary Duty By Its Board of Directors - March 29 at 8:55 AM logo4:07 pm Rubicon Tech appoints director Timothy E. Brog as CEO to replace Bill Weissman, who has resigned as CEO and President effective March 17, 2017 - March 16 at 8:15 PM logoRUBICON TECHNOLOGY, INC. Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report - March 16 at 8:15 PM logoRUBICON TECHNOLOGY, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Change in Directors or Princ - March 16 at 8:15 PM logoRubicon Technology to Display Full Range of Optical and Industrial Sapphire Products at the 2017 Photonics West Trade Show - January 30 at 8:10 PM logo[$$] Rubicon Technology Partners Invests in Gimmal - January 27 at 1:58 AM logoRUBICON TECHNOLOGY, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events - January 26 at 2:43 AM logoEARNINGS SUMMARY: Details of Rubicon Technology Inc. Q3 Earnings Report - November 10 at 10:16 AM logoRUBICON TECHNOLOGY, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Regulation FD Disclosure, - November 9 at 7:03 PM logoRUBICON TECHNOLOGY, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers - October 1 at 8:26 AM logoRUBICON TECHNOLOGY, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Termination of a Material Definitive Agreement, Financial Statements and - September 15 at 7:03 PM logoRubicon Plans To Shut Down Malaysia Facility - Quick Facts - September 14 at 11:20 AM logoRubicon Technology (RBCN) to Close Penang, Malaysia Facility - September 14 at 11:20 AM logoRUBICON TECHNOLOGY, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Costs Associated with Exit or Disposal Activities, Change in Directors o - September 13 at 11:51 AM logoRUBICON TECHNOLOGY, INC. Financials - August 18 at 7:15 PM logoEARNINGS SUMMARY: Details of Rubicon Technology Inc. Q2 Earnings Report - August 9 at 7:20 PM logoParagon Technologies News Release - July 20 at 7:53 PM logoRUBICON TECHNOLOGY, INC. Files SEC form 8-K/A, Change in Directors or Principal Officers - June 30 at 4:37 PM logoRUBICON TECHNOLOGY, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders - June 30 at 4:32 PM logoRubicon Technology (RBCN) Says Stockholders Overwhelmingly Reelect Incumbent Directors - June 25 at 10:48 AM logoStockholders Overwhelmingly Reelect Rubicon Technology’s Incumbent Directors - June 24 at 9:41 AM logoRUBICON TECHNOLOGY, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Other Events, Financial State - June 1 at 6:05 AM logoEARNINGS SUMMARY: Details of Rubicon Technology Inc. Q1 Earnings Report - May 12 at 10:10 AM logoQ1 2016 Rubicon Technology Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close - May 10 at 7:07 AM logoParagon Technologies Initiates Proxy Contest at Rubicon Technology, Inc. - Business Wire (press release) - April 23 at 9:59 AM logoRUBICON TECHNOLOGY, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Notice of Delisting or Failure to Satisfy a Continued Listing Rule or St - April 20 at 6:05 AM logoRubicon Technology Will Report Results of Fourth Quarter 2015 Operations on February 24, 2016 - February 10 at 5:38 PM



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