Rambus Company Profile (NASDAQ:RMBS)

About Rambus (NASDAQ:RMBS)

Rambus logoRambus Inc. (Rambus) produces hardware and software technologies. The Company's segments include Memory and Interface Division (MID), which focuses the design, development, manufacturing through partnerships and licensing of technology and solutions that is related to memory and interfaces; Rambus Security Division (RSD), which focuses on the design, development and licensing of technologies for chip and system security, anti-counterfeiting, smart ticketing and mobile payments; Emerging Solutions Division (ESD), which encompasses its long-term research and development efforts in the area of emerging technologies, and Rambus Lighting Division (RLD), which focuses on the design, development and licensing of technologies for lighting. The Company collaborates with application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) and System-on-Chip (SoC) designers, foundries, Internet protocol (IP) developers, processor companies, electronic design automation (EDA) companies and validation laboratories.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Semiconductor- Memory Chips
  • Sub-Industry: Semiconductors
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:RMBS
  • CUSIP: 75091710
  • Web: www.rambus.com
  • Market Cap: $1.36 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 111,729,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $12.55
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $13.10
  • 52 Week Range: $11.28 - $14.50
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 173.86
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 17.14
  • P/E Growth: 1.33
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $361.27 million
  • Price / Sales: 3.76
  • Book Value: $5.38 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.26
  • EBIDTA: $105.99 million
  • Net Margins: 2.03%
  • Return on Equity: 9.64%
  • Return on Assets: 6.78%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.30%
  • Current Ratio: 4.23%
  • Quick Ratio: 4.12%
  • Average Volume: 765,826 shs.
  • Beta: 0.99
  • Short Ratio: 7.54

Frequently Asked Questions for Rambus (NASDAQ:RMBS)

What is Rambus' stock symbol?

Rambus trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "RMBS."

How were Rambus' earnings last quarter?

Rambus Inc. (NASDAQ:RMBS) released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, April, 24th. The company reported $0.17 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.15 by $0.02. The business earned $97.40 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $95.52 million. Rambus had a net margin of 2.03% and a return on equity of 9.64%. Rambus's revenue was up 34.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.13 EPS. View Rambus' Earnings History.

When will Rambus make its next earnings announcement?

Rambus is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, July, 17th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Rambus.

What guidance has Rambus issued on next quarter's earnings?

Rambus issued an update on its second quarter earnings guidance on Monday, April, 24th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.10-0.16 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.15. The company issued revenue guidance of $90-96 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $93.98 million.

Where is Rambus' stock going? Where will Rambus' stock price be in 2017?

7 brokerages have issued 12-month target prices for Rambus' stock. Their forecasts range from $13.50 to $16.00. On average, they anticipate Rambus' share price to reach $15.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Rambus.

Are investors shorting Rambus?

Rambus saw a increase in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 8,939,334 shares, an increase of 38.1% from the April 28th total of 6,473,519 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,403,705 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 6.4 days. Currently, 8.1% of the shares of the company are sold short.

Who are some of Rambus' key competitors?

Who owns Rambus stock?

Rambus' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (12.97%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.83%), Primecap Management Co. CA (8.60%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.90%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (3.25%) and State Street Corp (2.65%). Company insiders that own Rambus stock include David A Shrigley, Eric B Stang, Jae Kim, Laura Stark, Penny Herscher, Ronald D Black and Satish Rishi. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Rambus.

Who sold Rambus stock? Who is selling Rambus stock?

Rambus' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, King Luther Capital Management Corp, Morgan Stanley, Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Credit Suisse AG and New York State Teachers Retirement System. Company insiders that have sold Rambus stock in the last year include David A Shrigley, Eric B Stang, Jae Kim, Laura Stark, Penny Herscher, Ronald D Black and Satish Rishi. View Insider Buying and Selling for Rambus.

Who bought Rambus stock? Who is buying Rambus stock?

Rambus' stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Primecap Management Co. CA, Teachers Advisors LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Piermont Capital Management Inc., Menta Capital LLC, State Street Corp and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Rambus.

How do I buy Rambus stock?

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

How much does a share of Rambus stock cost?

One share of Rambus stock can currently be purchased for approximately $12.17.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Rambus (NASDAQ:RMBS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.86)
Consensus Price Target: $15.00 (23.25% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Rambus (NASDAQ:RMBS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
4/25/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHold$13.50HighView Rating Details
3/7/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweight -> Overweight$14.50N/AView Rating Details
12/5/2016Loop CapitalInitiated CoverageBuy$16.00N/AView Rating Details
10/4/2016Benchmark Co.Reiterated RatingPositiveN/AView Rating Details
8/31/2016Roth CapitalInitiated CoverageBuy$16.00N/AView Rating Details
7/20/2016Citigroup IncBoost Price TargetBuy$14.00 -> $15.00N/AView Rating Details
6/3/2016WunderlichInitiated CoverageBuy$15.00N/AView Rating Details
3/7/2016SidotiDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$14.00N/AView Rating Details
10/20/2015Topeka Capital MarketsLower Price TargetBuy$15.00 -> $14.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/25/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Rambus (NASDAQ:RMBS)
Earnings by Quarter for Rambus (NASDAQ:RMBS)
Earnings History by Quarter for Rambus (NASDAQ:RMBS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/24/2017Q1 17$0.15$0.17$95.52 million$97.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/30/2017Q416$0.16$0.16$96.00 million$97.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/24/2016Q316$0.13$0.16$86.60 million$89.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/18/2016Q216$0.13$0.15$74.44 million$76.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/18/2016Q116$0.12$0.13$73.25 million$72.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/25/2016Q415$0.15$0.18$73.72 million$76.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/19/2015Q315$0.15$0.14$76.21 million$73.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/20/2015Q215$0.13$0.13$73.23 million$72.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/20/2015Q115$0.06$0.14$72.88 million$72.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2015Q414$0.06$0.07$72.40 million$72.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/20/2014Q314$0.05$0.13$71.00 million$69.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/21/2014Q214$0.05$0.16$76.00 million$76.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/21/2014Q114$0.03$0.17$72.48 million$78.29 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/27/2014Q413$0.02$0.14$73.33 million$73.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/17/2013Q313($0.02)$0.15$70.50 million$73.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/18/2013Q2 2013$0.04$0.06$57.00 million$57.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/18/2013Q1 2013($0.04)$0.11$67.00 million$66.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/24/2013Q4 2012($0.12)$0.07$60.00 million$57.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/18/2012($0.04)$0.08ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/19/2012($0.20)($0.29)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/19/2012($0.23)($0.25)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2012($0.03)($0.26)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/20/2011($0.01)$0.12ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/21/2011($0.14)($0.10)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/21/2011($0.06)($0.04)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/27/2011$0.30$0.29ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Rambus (NASDAQ:RMBS)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.49
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.11$0.11$0.11
Q2 20171$0.11$0.11$0.11
Q3 20171$0.13$0.13$0.13
Q4 20171$0.14$0.14$0.14
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Rambus (NASDAQ:RMBS)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Rambus (NASDAQ:RMBS)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.30%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 78.78%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Rambus (NASDAQ:RMBS)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Rambus (NASDAQ:RMBS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Rambus (NASDAQ:RMBS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/12/2017Laura StarkSVPSell3,992$12.46$49,740.32View SEC Filing  
4/12/2017Laura StarkSVPSell4,686$12.75$59,746.50View SEC Filing  
3/13/2017Laura StarkSVPSell3,810$13.10$49,911.00View SEC Filing  
2/21/2017Jae KimSVPSell9,845$12.65$124,539.25View SEC Filing  
2/2/2017Laura StarkSVPSell4,010$12.71$50,967.10View SEC Filing  
1/30/2017David A ShrigleyDirectorSell5,000$13.76$68,800.00View SEC Filing  
12/8/2016Jae KimSVPSell1,733$14.08$24,400.64View SEC Filing  
11/28/2016Penny HerscherDirectorSell30,000$13.56$406,800.00View SEC Filing  
11/21/2016Jae KimSVPSell9,851$13.35$131,510.85View SEC Filing  
10/28/2016David A ShrigleyDirectorSell5,000$12.01$60,050.00View SEC Filing  
10/26/2016Eric B StangDirectorSell13,618$12.70$172,948.60View SEC Filing  
10/6/2016Laura StarkSVPSell4,010$12.51$50,165.10View SEC Filing  
10/3/2016Penny HerscherDirectorSell6,809$12.43$84,635.87View SEC Filing  
9/6/2016Laura StarkSVPSell4,010$14.35$57,543.50View SEC Filing  
9/1/2016Jae KimSVPSell1,733$14.08$24,400.64View SEC Filing  
8/22/2016Jae KimSVPSell9,851$13.87$136,633.37View SEC Filing  
8/8/2016Laura StarkSVPSell6,753$13.58$91,705.74View SEC Filing  
7/28/2016David A ShrigleyDirectorSell5,000$13.79$68,950.00View SEC Filing  
7/26/2016Satish RishiSVPSell4,000$13.99$55,960.00View SEC Filing  
7/21/2016Ronald D BlackCEOSell29,528$13.51$398,923.28View SEC Filing  
7/19/2016Satish RishiSVPSell2,000$13.49$26,980.00View SEC Filing  
7/6/2016Laura StarkSVPSell4,010$11.55$46,315.50View SEC Filing  
6/6/2016Laura StarkSVPSell4,010$12.41$49,764.10View SEC Filing  
5/6/2016Laura StarkSVPSell5,284$11.21$59,233.64View SEC Filing  
4/28/2016David A ShrigleyDirectorSell5,000$12.20$61,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/6/2016Laura StarkSVPSell5,229$13.42$70,173.18View SEC Filing  
4/1/2016Satish RishiCFOSell2,000$13.60$27,200.00View SEC Filing  
3/7/2016Laura StarkSVPSell5,270$12.83$67,614.10View SEC Filing  
11/17/2015Jae KimSVPSell14,549$10.69$155,528.81View SEC Filing  
11/16/2015Jae KimSVPSell14,232$10.68$151,997.76View SEC Filing  
10/28/2015Eric B StangDirectorSell8,000$10.35$82,800.00View SEC Filing  
10/1/2015Penny HerscherDirectorSell6,709$11.66$78,226.94View SEC Filing  
8/17/2015Jae KimSVPSell22,982$13.50$310,257.00View SEC Filing  
5/18/2015Jae KimSVPSell22,660$14.18$321,318.80View SEC Filing  
4/21/2015Jae KimSVPSell1,235$14.32$17,685.20View SEC Filing  
4/6/2015Jae KimSVPSell19,342$12.55$242,742.10View SEC Filing  
10/31/2014Eric B StangDirectorSell8,000$11.18$89,440.00View SEC Filing  
10/3/2014Penny HerscherDirectorSell8,265$12.21$100,915.65View SEC Filing  
10/1/2014Charles KissnerDirectorSell8,265$12.08$99,841.20View SEC Filing  
7/30/2014David A ShrigleyDirectorSell20,500$11.93$244,565.00View SEC Filing  
1/30/2014Charles KissnerDirectorSell12,500$8.94$111,750.00View SEC Filing  
10/22/2013Eric B StangDirectorSell12,000$9.25$111,000.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Rambus (NASDAQ:RMBS)
Latest Headlines for Rambus (NASDAQ:RMBS)
finance.yahoo.com logoRambus and Cybertrust Partner to Secure Connected Devices
finance.yahoo.com - May 19 at 12:28 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoRambus, PLDA and Avery Design Announce Comprehensive PCIe 4.0 Solution
finance.yahoo.com - May 17 at 7:29 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoRambus to Demonstrate CryptoManager IoT Device Management with STMicroelectronics
finance.yahoo.com - May 16 at 7:25 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoRambus Inc. (RMBS) SVP Sells $49,740.32 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 15 at 8:21 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoRambus Launches Turnkey Secure Connectivity with CryptoManager IoT Device Management
finance.yahoo.com - May 15 at 6:47 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoRambus Inc. (RMBS) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 15 at 9:36 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo$93.08 Million in Sales Expected for Rambus Inc. (RMBS) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 12 at 1:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Brokerages Expect Rambus Inc. (RMBS) Will Announce Earnings of $0.09 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 10 at 6:18 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoRambus to Showcase New Off-the-Shelf LED Light Guides at LIGHTFAIR International 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 10:46 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoRambus to Present at Two Investor Conferences in May
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 7:24 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Rambus, Inc. : May 3, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 7:24 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoRambus Introduces Off-the-Shelf LED Light Guides
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 7:24 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Favorable News Coverage Extremely Unlikely to Impact Rambus (RMBS) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 1:02 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoRambus, Inc. :RMBS-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 2, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 5:23 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoRambus Initiates Accelerated Share Repurchase Program
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 9:46 AM
seekingalpha.com logoRambus launches $50M accelerated buyback
seekingalpha.com - May 1 at 8:59 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoRambus Inc. (RMBS) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 29 at 8:31 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Likely to Affect Rambus (RMBS) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 6:54 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoRambus Inc. (RMBS) Lifted to B- at TheStreet
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 3:54 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$0.12 Earnings Per Share Expected for Rambus Inc. (RMBS) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 1:11 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoRambus (RMBS) Q1 Earnings and Revenues Surpass Estimates - Yahoo Finance
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 5:42 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of RMBS earnings conference call or presentation 24-Apr-17 9:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 5:42 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoRambus (RMBS) Q1 Earnings and Revenues Surpass Estimates
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 5:42 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoRambus (RMBS) Receiving Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Analysis Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 25 at 7:42 PM
nasdaq.com logoBullish Two Hundred Day Moving Average Cross - RMBS
www.nasdaq.com - April 25 at 6:37 PM
nasdaq.com logoEarnings Reaction History: Rambus Inc., 50.0% Follow-Through Indicator, 8.1% Sensitive - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - April 25 at 10:09 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoToday's Research Reports on Stocks to Watch: Mitek Systems and Rambus
finance.yahoo.com - April 25 at 10:09 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoRambus Inc. (RMBS) Releases Q2 Earnings Guidance
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 24 at 7:10 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoRambus Inc. (RMBS) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.02 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 24 at 6:38 PM
nasdaq.com logoRambus Inc. Earnings Advance 31% In Q1
www.nasdaq.com - April 24 at 6:02 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoRambus, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:RMBS) : April 24, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 24 at 6:02 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoRambus Reports First Quarter 2017 Financial Results
finance.yahoo.com - April 24 at 6:02 PM
marketbeat.com logoRambus tops Street 1Q forecasts
marketbeat.com - April 24 at 4:34 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoRambus (RMBS) Earns Daily Media Impact Rating of 0.08
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 22 at 1:59 PM
zacks.com logoBartosiak: Trading Rambus' (RMBS) Earnings with Options
www.zacks.com - April 21 at 7:21 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBartosiak: Trading Rambus' (RMBS) Earnings with Options
finance.yahoo.com - April 21 at 7:21 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoRambus Inc. (RMBS) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $95.68 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 1:04 PM
nasdaq.com logoRambus (RMBS) Q1 Earnings: Will it Pull Off a Surprise? - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - April 21 at 8:31 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoRambus, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : RMBS-US : April 21, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 21 at 8:31 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoRambus Partners With Samsung to Develop 56G SerDes PHY on 10nm LPP Process
finance.yahoo.com - April 20 at 7:39 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoRambus (RMBS) Q1 Earnings: Will it Pull Off a Surprise? - Yahoo Finance
finance.yahoo.com - April 20 at 8:32 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoRambus (RMBS) Q1 Earnings: Will it Pull Off a Surprise?
finance.yahoo.com - April 20 at 8:32 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoRambus Inc. (RMBS) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.11 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 8:09 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoRambus (RMBS) Receiving Very Favorable Press Coverage, Analysis Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 10:26 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoRambus Inc. (RMBS) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 8:38 AM
rttnews.com logoRambus Inc. (RMBS) Is Rising After Expansion Of Microsoft Deal
www.rttnews.com - April 17 at 6:37 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoRambus Expands Cryogenic Memory Collaboration With Microsoft
finance.yahoo.com - April 17 at 6:37 PM
seekingalpha.com logoRambus, Microsoft expand work on cryogenic memory
seekingalpha.com - April 17 at 5:25 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoRambus Inc. (RMBS) SVP Sells $59,746.50 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 13 at 8:21 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoRambus (RMBS) Earns News Sentiment Score of 0.31
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 13 at 5:27 PM



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