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: Memory Chips (RAM)
  • Sub-Industry: Semiconductors
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:RMBS
  • CUSIP: 75091710
  • Web: www.rambus.com
  • Market Cap: $1.5 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 109,277,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $13.39
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $12.68
  • 52 Week Range: $11.30 - $14.39
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 228.33
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.10
  • P/E Growth: 1.39
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $379.48 million
  • Price / Sales: 3.96
  • Book Value: $5.22 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.63
  • EBITDA: $104.2 million
  • Net Margins: 1.76%
  • Return on Equity: 9.28%
  • Return on Assets: 6.57%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.29%
  • Current Ratio: 4.35%
  • Quick Ratio: 4.25%
  • Average Volume: 627,211 shs.
  • Beta: 0.82
  • Short Ratio: 4.8

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 Wednesday, November, 8th. The company reported $0.19 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.17 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $99.10 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $99 million. Rambus had a net margin of 1.76% and a return on equity of 9.28%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 10.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.16 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, October, 23rd 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Rambus.

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

Rambus updated its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Monday, October, 23rd. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.16-0.20 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.17. The company issued revenue guidance of $98-104 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $100.54 million.

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

3 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Rambus' stock. Their predictions range from $14.00 to $16.00. On average, they anticipate Rambus' stock price to reach $15.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Rambus.

Who are some of Rambus' key competitors?

Who are Rambus' key executives?

Rambus' management team includes the folowing people:

  • Eric B. Stang, Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Ronald D. Black Ph.D., President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Rahul Mathur, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President
  • Jae K. Kim, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary
  • Laura S. Stark, Senior Vice President, General Manager- Emerging Solutions Division
  • Emiko Higashi, Director
  • J. Thomas Bentley, Independent Director
  • Ellis Thomas Fisher, Independent Director
  • Penelope A. Herscher, Independent Director
  • Charles D. Kissner, Independent Director

Who owns Rambus stock?

Rambus' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Nationwide Fund Advisors (0.08%) and Fox Run Management L.L.C. (0.03%). Company insiders that own Rambus stock include David A Shrigley, Ellis Thomas Fisher, Eric B Stang, Jae Kim, Laura Stark, Penny Herscher, Ronald D Black and Satish Rishi. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Rambus.

Who bought Rambus stock? Who is buying Rambus stock?

Rambus' stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fox Run Management L.L.C. and Nationwide Fund Advisors. 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.

What is Rambus' stock price today?

One share of Rambus stock can currently be purchased for approximately $13.75.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Rambus (NASDAQ RMBS)
Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  167 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  225 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  392
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Rambus 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 Rambus (NASDAQ:RMBS) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.33)
Consensus Price Target: $15.00 (9.09% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Rambus (NASDAQ:RMBS)
Price Target History for Rambus (NASDAQ:RMBS)
Analysts' Ratings History for Rambus (NASDAQ:RMBS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/22/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoDowngradeOverweight -> Neutral$15.00LowView Rating Details
8/22/2017Loop CapitalReiterated RatingBuy$16.00LowView Rating Details
7/25/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHold$13.50 -> $14.00HighView Rating Details
10/4/2016Benchmark Co.Reiterated RatingPositiveN/AView Rating Details
8/31/2016Roth CapitalInitiated CoverageBuy$16.00N/AView Rating Details
7/20/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost 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
(Data available from 10/23/2015 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
11/8/2017Q3 2017$0.17$0.19$99.00 million$99.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/24/2017Q2 2017$0.13$0.14$93.00 million$94.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
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: 2.00%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 76.47%
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
10/11/2017Laura StarkSVPSell3,069$13.65$41,891.85View SEC Filing  
10/4/2017Ellis Thomas FisherDirectorSell6,437$13.65$87,865.05View SEC Filing  
10/2/2017Penny HerscherDirectorSell6,437$13.44$86,513.28View SEC Filing  
9/25/2017Ellis Thomas FisherDirectorSell1,702$12.94$22,023.88View SEC Filing  
9/11/2017Laura StarkSVPSell4,065$12.96$52,682.40View SEC Filing  
8/11/2017Laura StarkSVPSell3,640$12.59$45,827.60View SEC Filing  
8/4/2017Jae KimSVPSell42,449$12.71$539,526.79View SEC Filing  
7/28/2017David A ShrigleyDirectorSell5,000$12.98$64,900.00View SEC Filing  
7/12/2017Laura StarkSVPSell3,491$12.90$45,033.90View SEC Filing  
7/7/2017Ellis Thomas FisherDirectorSell1,703$12.50$21,287.50View SEC Filing  
6/12/2017Laura StarkSVPSell3,644$12.06$43,946.64View SEC Filing  
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)


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