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: Financial Information Providers
  • Sub-Industry: Internet Software & Services
  • Symbol: NYSE:RATE
  • CUSIP: 06647F10
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $1.25123 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 89,093,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $13.87
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $11.88
  • 52 Week Range: $7.10 - $14.25
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 1.99
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $476.96 million
  • Price / Sales: 2.61
  • Book Value: $7.54 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.85
  • EBIDTA: $101.21 million
  • Net Margins: -4.61%
  • Return on Equity: 6.50%
  • Return on Assets: 4.08%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.44%
  • Current Ratio: 2.39%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.39%
  • Average Volume: 1.08 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.79
  • Short Ratio: 3.26

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) announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, August, 7th. The company reported $0.13 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.14 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $115.90 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $117.60 million. Bankrate had a negative net margin of 4.61% and a positive return on equity of 6.50%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 17.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.01 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, November, 1st 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Bankrate.

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

7 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Bankrate's shares. Their predictions range from $9.00 to $15.00. On average, they anticipate Bankrate's share price to reach $12.71 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Bankrate.

Are investors shorting Bankrate?

Bankrate saw a increase in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 818,969 shares, an increase of 47.4% from the August 15th total of 555,466 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 656,127 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.2 days. Approximately 1.7% of the company's shares are sold short.

Who are some of Bankrate's key competitors?

Who are Bankrate's key executives?

Bankrate's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Peter C. Morse, Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Kenneth S. Esterow, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Steven D. Barnhart, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President
  • Kenneth Scott Kim, Chief Executive Officer of
  • Christoper J. Speltz, CEO - Bankrate Credit Cards
  • James R. Gilmartin, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary
  • Janet M. Gunzburg, Vice President, Corporate Controller
  • Seth Andrew Brody, Director
  • Mitchell L. Truwit, Director
  • Michael Joseph Kelly, Independent Director

Who owns Bankrate stock?

Bankrate's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.38%), Vanguard Group Inc. (4.08%), FMR LLC (2.85%), State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D (1.72%), Elk Creek Partners LLC (1.61%) and Numeric Investors LLC (1.57%). Company insiders that own Bankrate stock include Christopher J Speltz, James Gilmartin, James R Gilmartin, 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 Teachers Advisors LLC, FMR LLC, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Elk Creek Partners LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Gotham Asset Management LLC and Trexquant Investment LP. 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oaktop Capital Management II L.P., Thrivent Financial For Lutherans, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, ING Groep NV, Koch Industries Inc., Unterberg Capital LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. 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.

What is Bankrate's stock price today?

One share of Bankrate stock can currently be purchased for approximately $13.95.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Bankrate (NYSE RATE)
Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  184 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  285 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  469
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Bankrate 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 Bankrate (NYSE:RATE) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.43)
Consensus Price Target: $12.71 (8.86% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Bankrate (NYSE:RATE)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
7/7/2017StephensDowngradeOverweight -> Equal Weight$14.00LowView Rating Details
7/5/2017Needham & Company LLCDowngradeBuy -> HoldLowView Rating Details
7/3/2017SidotiDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$14.00MediumView Rating Details
3/13/2017Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.Reiterated RatingOutperform$14.00 -> $13.00LowView Rating Details
2/8/2017CIBCInitiated CoverageOutperform$14.00N/AView Rating Details
11/4/2016Loop CapitalUpgradeHold -> Buy$9.00 -> $10.00N/AView Rating Details
9/27/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingHold$9.00N/AView Rating Details
6/2/2016Compass PointInitiated CoverageNeutral$9.00N/AView Rating Details
5/6/2016Bank of America CorporationReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
2/27/2016SunTrust Banks, Inc.Reiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
2/26/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)UpgradeSell -> 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
(Data available from 9/24/2015 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
11/1/2017$0.22N/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2017Q2 2017$0.14$0.13$117.60 million$115.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
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)

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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: 6.30%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 47.24%
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
6/27/2017Christopher J SpeltzCEOSell733$12.95$9,492.35View SEC Filing  
6/22/2017Christopher J SpeltzCEOSell12,300$11.95$146,985.00View SEC Filing  
6/22/2017Steven BarnhartCFOSell9,712$12.00$116,544.00View SEC Filing  
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 logoBankrate: Mortgage Rates Move Back Above 4 Percent - September 22 at 3:30 PM logoReviewing Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN) & Bankrate (RATE) - September 21 at 8:52 AM logoBankrate, Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:RATE) : September 20, 2017 - September 20 at 8:14 AM logoBankrate, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : RATE-US : September 18, 2017 - September 19 at 6:56 AM logoNearly Half of Americans Plan to Make a Substantial Purchase This Year - September 19 at 6:56 AM logoBankrate, Inc. (RATE) Short Interest Update - September 19 at 1:20 AM logoIn shedding bonds, Fed aims for boring end to crisis-era measures - Reuters - September 18 at 5:15 AM logoMacy's, Target, Others Will Have Brutal Time Hiring 248,000 Santa's Helpers - September 15 at 11:55 PM logoDonnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN) and Bankrate (RATE) Critical Contrast - September 15 at 6:29 PM logoRed Ventures' proposed $1.4B merger with Bankrate moving forward - September 15 at 8:01 AM logoBidaskClub Downgrades Bankrate, Inc. (RATE) to Hold - September 14 at 10:33 AM logoBRIEF-Bankrate stockholders approve merger with Red Ventures - September 13 at 8:33 PM logoBankrate (RATE) Shareholders Approves Merger With Red Ventures - September 13 at 8:33 PM logoBankrate Stockholders Approve Merger With Red Ventures - September 13 at 8:33 PM logoVanguard: QT Will Be Tricky and Lead to Pause in Fed Rate Hikes - September 13 at 3:31 PM logoContrasting Bankrate (RATE) & Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN) - September 12 at 10:24 PM logoIf Money Was No Object, Where Would You Go? - September 9 at 7:44 AM logoBankrate: Mortgage Rates Dip for 3rd Consecutive Week - September 7 at 8:06 AM logoReviewing Bankrate (RATE) & Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN) - September 7 at 2:28 AM logoBankrate, Inc. (RATE) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages - September 6 at 6:46 PM logoFinancial Survey: Bankrate (RATE) vs. Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN) - September 6 at 8:38 AM logoFinancial Survey: Bankrate (RATE) and Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN) - September 3 at 10:26 PM logoHead-To-Head Review: Bankrate (RATE) & Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN) - September 3 at 4:26 PM logoFinancial Contrast: Bankrate (RATE) & Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN) - September 3 at 12:04 PM logoBankrate, Inc. (RATE) Sees Large Drop in Short Interest - September 1 at 2:56 AM logoMillions Have Already Booked Holiday Travel - August 31 at 9:12 AM logoBankrate: Mortgage Rates Set 2017 Low - August 31 at 9:12 AM logoBidaskClub Lowers Bankrate, Inc. (RATE) to Buy - August 30 at 11:36 AM logoThree Apps That Help You Save Smartly - August 27 at 6:19 AM logoETFs with exposure to Bankrate, Inc. : August 23, 2017 - August 24 at 11:46 AM logoBankrate: Mortgage rates tie lowest level of 2017 - August 24 at 11:46 AM logoFaruqi & Faruqi, LLP Announces Filing of a Class Action Lawsuit Against Bankrate, Inc. - August 23 at 10:29 AM logoBRIEF-Bankrate Inc, Red Ventures received request for additional information from FTC in connection with FTC's review of merger - August 20 at 12:04 PM logoBankrate: Mortgage Rates Remain in Holding Pattern - August 17 at 3:33 PM logoAccessOne needs space for growth in new Kingsley Park building under construction in Fort Mill - August 17 at 7:13 AM logoPercentage of Working Americans Saving More for Retirement Highest in Six Years - August 16 at 7:09 AM logoZacks: Analysts Expect Bankrate, Inc. (RATE) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $138.39 Million - August 12 at 8:16 AM logoSee what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Bankrate Inc. - August 12 at 7:17 AM logoSee what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Bankrate Inc. - August 12 at 7:17 AM logoBankrate, Inc. :RATE-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 10, 2017 - August 11 at 7:56 AM logoBankrate: Mortgage Rates Mostly Steady Amid Summer Doldrums - August 10 at 7:16 AM logoBankrate: Mortgage Rates Mostly Steady Amid Summer Doldrums - August 10 at 7:16 AM logoBankrate Inc. Reports 22% Gain In Q2 Bottom Line - August 9 at 6:46 AM logoBankrate Reports Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results - August 8 at 6:31 AM logoBankrate Inc. reports 2Q loss - August 8 at 6:31 AM logoBankrate, Inc. (NYSE:RATE) Issues Earnings Results - August 8 at 12:42 AM logoBankrate: Mortgage Rates Fall for 4th Week in a Row - August 4 at 7:23 AM logoThe Law Offices of Vincent Wong Reminds Investors of an Investigation of Bankrate, Inc. in Connection with the Sale of the Company to Red Ventures Holdco, LP - August 4 at 7:23 AM logoBankrate, Inc. (NYSE:RATE) Short Interest Update - August 1 at 7:10 AM logoBankrate: Mortgage Rates Inch Lower as Fed Holds Rates Steady - July 28 at 7:12 AM



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