Bankrate Company Profile (NYSE:RATE)

About Bankrate (NYSE:RATE)

Bankrate logoBankrate, Inc. is a publisher, aggregator and distributor of personal finance content on the Internet. The Company provides consumers personal finance editorial content across multiple vertical categories, including mortgages, deposits, credit cards, senior care and other personal finance categories. The Company's segments include Banking, Credit Cards, Senior Care and Other. The Company provides a range of digital display advertising formats. The Company is also engaged in the sale of print advertisements and the distribution (or syndication) of its editorial content. The Company offers branded content that educates consumers and financial professionals on a range of personal finance topics. The Company provides a platform for consumers searching for competitive rates on mortgages, deposits and money market accounts.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Internet Information Providers
  • Sub-Industry: Internet Software & Services
  • Symbol: NYSE:RATE
  • CUSIP: 06647F10
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $952.57 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 88,611,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $10.24
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $10.50
  • 52 Week Range: $6.91 - $11.95
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 12.95
  • P/E Growth: 1.05
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $459.34 million
  • Price / Sales: 2.07
  • Book Value: $7.74 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.39
  • EBIDTA: $95.97 million
  • Net Margins: -6.09%
  • Return on Equity: 8.98%
  • Return on Assets: 4.03%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.43%
  • Current Ratio: 4.29%
  • Quick Ratio: 4.29%
  • Average Volume: 449,249 shs.
  • Beta: 1.99
  • Short Ratio: 2.26

Frequently Asked Questions for Bankrate (NYSE:RATE)

What is Bankrate's stock symbol?

Bankrate trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "RATE."

How were Bankrate's earnings last quarter?

Bankrate Inc (NYSE:RATE) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 4th. The company reported $0.13 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.11 by $0.02. The business earned $118.70 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $116.18 million. Bankrate had a positive return on equity of 8.98% and a negative net margin of 6.09%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 27.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.12 earnings per share. View Bankrate's Earnings History.

When will Bankrate make its next earnings announcement?

Bankrate is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August, 2nd 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Bankrate.

Where is Bankrate's stock going? Where will Bankrate's stock price be in 2017?

6 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Bankrate's shares. Their predictions range from $9.00 to $15.00. On average, they anticipate Bankrate's stock price to reach $11.67 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Bankrate.

Who are some of Bankrate's key competitors?

Who owns Bankrate stock?

Bankrate's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (4.14%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.05%), FMR LLC (3.49%), Elk Creek Partners LLC (1.90%), State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D (1.77%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.58%). Company insiders that own Bankrate stock include Christopher J Speltz, James Gilmartin, James R Gilmartin, Peter C Morse, Richard J Pinola and Steven Barnhart. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Bankrate.

Who sold Bankrate stock? Who is selling Bankrate stock?

Bankrate's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Goldman Sachs Group Inc., AQR Capital Management LLC, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Bank of America Corp DE, Geode Capital Management LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Highbridge Capital Management LLC and Acadian Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Bankrate stock in the last year include Christopher J Speltz, James Gilmartin and Steven Barnhart. View Insider Buying and Selling for Bankrate.

Who bought Bankrate stock? Who is buying Bankrate stock?

Bankrate's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Citadel Advisors LLC, American Century Companies Inc., Trigran Investments Inc., Elk Creek Partners LLC, Spark Investment Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. Company insiders that have bought Bankrate stock in the last two years include Peter C Morse and Richard J Pinola. View Insider Buying and Selling for Bankrate.

How do I buy Bankrate stock?

Shares of Bankrate 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 Bankrate stock cost?

One share of Bankrate stock can currently be purchased for approximately $10.75.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Bankrate (NYSE:RATE) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.67)
Consensus Price Target: $11.67 (8.53% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Bankrate (NYSE:RATE)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
3/13/2017Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Reiterated RatingOutperform$14.00 -> $13.00LowView Rating Details
3/11/2017Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingBuy$15.00N/AView Rating Details
2/8/2017CIBCInitiated CoverageOutperform$14.00N/AView Rating Details
11/4/2016Loop CapitalUpgradeHold -> Buy$9.00 -> $10.00N/AView Rating Details
9/27/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingHold$9.00N/AView Rating Details
6/2/2016Compass PointInitiated CoverageNeutral$9.00N/AView Rating Details
5/6/2016Bank of America CorpReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
2/27/2016SunTrust Banks, Inc.Reiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
2/26/2016Goldman Sachs Group IncUpgradeSell -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
2/25/2016Topeka Capital MarketsDowngradeBuy -> Hold$19.00 -> $9.00N/AView Rating Details
2/25/2016Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeOutperform -> Sector Perform$16.00 -> $9.00N/AView Rating Details
2/8/2016SidotiInitiated CoverageBuy$18.00N/AView Rating Details
9/3/2015StephensUpgradeEqual Weight -> Overweight$13.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/23/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Bankrate (NYSE:RATE)
Earnings by Quarter for Bankrate (NYSE:RATE)
Earnings History by Quarter for Bankrate (NYSE:RATE)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/4/2017Q1 2017$0.11$0.13$116.18 million$118.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/8/2017Q4 2016$0.19$0.16$119.85 million$113.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/3/2016Q316$0.13$0.22$114.21 million$128.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/4/2016Q216$0.11$0.11$96.08 million$98.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/5/2016Q116$0.08$0.12$81.89 million$93.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q315$0.16$0.19$129.20 million$140.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/4/2015Q215$0.16$0.16$126.70 million$132.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
6/17/2015Q115$0.19$0.19$141.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/6/2014Q3$0.16$0.15$142.03 million$141.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q214$0.15$0.15$133.20 million$130.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/7/2014Q114$0.17$0.17$127.42 million$136.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/13/2014$0.15$0.17$120.13 million$122.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/13/2014$0.15$0.17$120.13 million$122.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/13/2014Q413$0.15$0.17$120.16 million$122.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/30/2013$0.15$0.13$119.48 million$121.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2013$0.15$0.13$119.48 million$121.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2013Q313$0.15$0.13$119.70 million$121.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2013Q2 2013$0.11$0.10$106.34 million$105.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2013Q1 2013$0.09$0.12$102.37 million$108.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/12/2013Q4 2012$0.11$0.06$106.27 million$93.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/1/2012Q312$0.12$0.13$116.34 million$116.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2012$0.18$0.18ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2012$0.13$0.10ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/6/2012$0.15$0.19ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2011$0.13$0.18ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Bankrate (NYSE:RATE)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.70 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.83 EPS


Dividend History for Bankrate (NYSE:RATE)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Bankrate (NYSE:RATE)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 6.80%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 46.65%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Bankrate (NYSE:RATE)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Bankrate (NYSE:RATE)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Bankrate (NYSE:RATE)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
4/27/2017Christopher J SpeltzCEOSell12,500$10.95$136,875.00View SEC Filing  
4/25/2017Steven BarnhartCFOSell6,702$10.25$68,695.50View SEC Filing  
3/14/2017Steven BarnhartCFOSell12,142$10.13$122,998.46View SEC Filing  
3/13/2017James GilmartinSVPSell5,000$10.35$51,750.00View SEC Filing  
5/17/2016James R GilmartinSVPSell3,119$8.68$27,072.92View SEC Filing  
3/11/2016Richard J PinolaDirectorBuy16,700$8.70$145,290.00View SEC Filing  
11/6/2015Christopher J. SpeltzCEOSell5,000$14.98$74,900.00View SEC Filing  
6/22/2015Peter C MorseDirectorBuy25,000$10.92$273,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/10/2014Michael Joseph KellyDirectorBuy1,000$16.53$16,530.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2014Jeffrey GrantCEOSell6,938$14.80$102,682.40View SEC Filing  
5/12/2014Kenneth EsterowCEOBuy16,500$15.34$253,110.00View SEC Filing  
11/7/2013Thomas EvansCEOSell100,000$17.53$1,753,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/24/2013Michael Joseph KellyDirectorBuy1,000$13.82$13,820.00View SEC Filing  
2/22/2013Richard J PinolaDirectorBuy10,000$10.95$109,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/8/2012Peter C MorseDirectorBuy10,000$10.27$102,700.00View SEC Filing  
8/29/2012Michael Joseph KellyDirectorBuy1,000$17.58$17,580.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Bankrate (NYSE:RATE)
Latest Headlines for Bankrate (NYSE:RATE)
DateHeadline logoMillennials Think Parents Should Stop Helping with Bills at Earlier Ages - May 17 at 7:21 PM logoETFs with exposure to Bankrate, Inc. : May 15, 2017 - May 15 at 6:40 PM logoBankrate, Inc. :RATE-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 11, 2017 - May 11 at 7:55 PM logoQuoteWizard cut to the bone to stay alive - May 11 at 8:24 AM logoBankrate: Mortgage Rates Rebound Slightly - May 11 at 8:24 AM logo42% of Americans Say a Person's Credit Score Affects Romantic Interest - May 10 at 11:21 AM logo$0.11 Earnings Per Share Expected for Bankrate Inc (RATE) This Quarter - May 6 at 12:07 AM logoAnalysts Set Bankrate Inc (RATE) Target Price at $11.67 - May 5 at 11:44 PM logoBankrate Inc (RATE) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results - May 5 at 8:08 PM logoEdited Transcript of RATE earnings conference call or presentation 4-May-17 9:00pm GMT - May 5 at 8:20 AM logoBankrate Reports First Quarter 2017 Financial Results - May 4 at 7:40 PM logoBankrate Inc. reports 1Q loss - May 4 at 5:30 PM logoBankrate beats by $0.02, beats on revenue - May 4 at 4:49 PM logoBankrate: Mortgage Rates Dawdle Leading Up to Fed Announcement - May 4 at 8:38 AM logoBankrate (RATE) Receiving Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Study Finds - May 3 at 1:10 AM logoBankrate Inc (RATE) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages - May 2 at 6:22 PM logoBankrate Inc (RATE) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Thursday - May 2 at 10:48 AM logoMark Hamrick Named 2017-2018 SABEW President - May 1 at 10:46 AM logoChristopher J. Speltz Sells 12,500 Shares of Bankrate Inc (RATE) Stock - April 29 at 1:19 AM logoSomewhat Positive Press Coverage Unlikely to Affect Bankrate (RATE) Stock Price - April 28 at 10:28 PM logoBankrate, Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:RATE) : April 28, 2017 - April 28 at 8:28 PM logoBankrate: Mortgage Rates Show Slight Rebound - April 27 at 10:46 AM logoBankrate, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : RATE-US : April 27, 2017 - April 27 at 10:46 AM logoBankrate, Inc. To Report First Quarter 2017 Earnings On May 4, 2017 - April 26 at 5:51 PM logoInsider Selling: Bankrate Inc (RATE) CFO Sells 6,702 Shares of Stock - April 25 at 9:06 PM logoPolitical Climate is Biggest Economic Risk - April 24 at 11:54 AM logoSomewhat Positive News Coverage Extremely Likely to Impact Bankrate (RATE) Share Price - April 22 at 9:13 AM logoBankrate: Mortgage Rates Drop to 2017 Lows - April 20 at 8:40 AM logoDigital Wallets: The Reason Millennials Are Going Cashless? - April 20 at 12:26 AM Best Travel Credit Cards of Spring 2017 - April 19 at 7:25 PM logoBankrate Inc (RATE) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $116.32 Million - April 19 at 1:10 PM logoSomewhat Positive Press Coverage Very Likely to Impact Bankrate (RATE) Stock Price - April 19 at 11:47 AM logoWedding Gift-Giving Tendencies Vary by Region - April 19 at 9:39 AM logoZacks Investment Research Upgrades Bankrate Inc (RATE) to Hold - April 18 at 7:56 AM logoSHAREHOLDER ALERT: Khang & Khang LLP Announces an Investigation of Bankrate, Inc. and Encourages Investors with Losses to Contact the Firm - April 17 at 6:32 PM logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate Bankrate Inc (RATE) Will Announce Earnings of $0.11 Per Share - April 17 at 11:33 AM logoBANKRATE INVESTIGATION INITIATED BY FORMER LOUISIANA ATTORNEY GENERAL: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates the Officers and Directors of Bankrate, Inc. - RATE - April 15 at 8:35 AM logoBankrate (RATE) Receives Media Sentiment Rating of 0.29 - April 13 at 7:47 PM logoBankrate: Mortgage Rates Slip Amid Geopolitical Tensions - April 13 at 9:41 AM logoTime Out Group plc ("Time Out", the "Company" or the "Group"): Christine Petersen joins Time Out Digital as CEO - April 12 at 1:36 PM logo3 in 10 Have Never Redeemed Credit Card Rewards - April 12 at 1:36 PM logoBankrate Inc (RATE) Upgraded to "Hold" by Zacks Investment Research - April 12 at 7:29 AM logoBankrate: Mortgage Rates Lowest Since Mid-January - April 7 at 12:11 PM logoBankrate Inc (RATE) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Analysts - April 5 at 3:40 PM logoDelaying Saving for Retirement by Even 3 Years Is a $140,000 Mistake for the Average American - April 2 at 11:15 AM logoBankrate: Mortgage Rates Show Little Change - March 30 at 7:43 PM logoThe 10 Best States to Retire 2017 - March 30 at 2:04 PM logoINVESTOR ALERT: Khang & Khang LLP Announces an Investigation of Bankrate, Inc. and Encourages Investors With Losses to Contact the Firm - March 29 at 8:14 PM logoBest and Worst States to Retire - March 29 at 8:55 AM logoBANKRATE, INC. Financials - March 28 at 7:16 PM


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