Rackspace Hosting Company Profile (NYSE:RAX)

About Rackspace Hosting

Rackspace Hosting logoRackspace Hosting, Inc. (Rackspace) operates in the managed cloud segment of the business information technology (IT) market. The Company offers a portfolio of integrated IT solutions for common business needs. The Company offers services for certain applications, including e-commerce and Web content management sites, business-productivity applications, such as e-mail and collaboration, and data stores. The Company offers private, public and hybrid clouds in its approximately 10 data centers located on over four continents, in Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services data centers, as well as in customer-owned data centers. Its services include dedicated customer care and technical support, such as operating system patching, application monitoring, network and firewall configurations, and identity management. The Company has operations located in multiple cities across the United States, as well as in London, Amsterdam, Zurich, Hong Kong, Sydney and Mexico City.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Information Technology Services
  • Sub-Industry: Internet Software & Services
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: RAX
  • CUSIP: 75008610
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $31.56
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $30.34
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $24.68
  • 52-Week Range: $125,805,000.00 - $15.05
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 27.78
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 28.69
  • P/E Growth: 1.75
  • Market Cap: $3.97B
  • Outstanding Shares: 125,805,000
  • Beta: 1.59
  • Net Margins: 7.39%
  • Return on Equity: 16.80%
  • Return on Assets: 8.52%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.51%
  • Current Ratio: 3.11%
  • Quick Ratio: 3.11%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Rackspace Hosting (NYSE:RAX) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 17 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.09)
Consensus Price Target: $28.91 (8.39% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Rackspace Hosting (NYSE:RAX)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/30/2016Raymond James Financial Inc.DowngradeMarket Perform -> Underperform$32.00View Rating Details
8/29/2016Tigress FinancialDowngradeStrong-Buy -> NeutralView Rating Details
8/29/2016Jefferies GroupBoost Price TargetHold$23.00 -> $32.00View Rating Details
8/29/2016Wells Fargo & Co.DowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
8/26/2016Cowen and CompanyDowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$38.00 -> $32.00View Rating Details
8/26/2016Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
8/26/2016William BlairDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
8/26/2016JMP SecuritiesDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
8/11/2016RBC Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperform$26.00 -> $33.00View Rating Details
8/10/2016Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Reiterated RatingOutperform$30.00 -> $32.00View Rating Details
8/10/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$26.00 -> $33.00View Rating Details
8/9/2016FBN SecuritiesBoost Price TargetSector Perform$21.00 -> $26.00View Rating Details
7/21/2016SunTrust Banks Inc.Initiated CoverageNeutral$25.00View Rating Details
5/10/2016Pacific CrestReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
5/10/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingNeutral$20.00View Rating Details
5/10/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual Weight$26.00View Rating Details
3/31/2016Credit Agricole SADowngradeUnderperform -> Sell$17.00View Rating Details
3/27/2016Bank of America Corp.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
2/17/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetNeutral$34.00 -> $22.00View Rating Details
2/17/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Lower Price TargetNeutral$24.00 -> $21.00View Rating Details
2/17/2016Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
2/17/2016Barclays PLCDowngradeOverweight -> Equal Weight$35.00 -> $21.00View Rating Details
11/10/2015Evercore ISIReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
8/11/2015Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingHold$42.00 -> $38.00View Rating Details
8/11/2015KeyCorpLower Price TargetOverweight$58.00 -> $45.00View Rating Details
12/12/2014DA DavidsonDowngradeNeutral -> Underperform$40.00View Rating Details
11/24/2014StephensDowngradeOverweight -> Equal WeightView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/26/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Rackspace Hosting (NYSE:RAX)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/8/2016Q216$0.22$0.38$521.07 million$489.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2016Q116$0.22$0.34$519.08 million$518.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/16/2016Q415$0.23$0.24$521.53 million$522.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/9/2015Q315$0.20$0.26$503.08 million$509.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/10/2015Q215$0.20$0.20$490.54 million$489.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/11/2015Q115$0.20$0.20$481.00 million$480.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/17/2015Q414$0.19$0.14$474.50 million$408.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/10/2014Q314$0.16$0.18$458.40 million$460.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/11/2014Q214$0.16$0.16$437.00 million$441.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/12/2014Q114$0.12$0.18$419.63 million$421.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/10/2014Q413$0.14$0.14$404.56 million$408.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/11/2013Q313$0.16$0.11$387.50 million$389.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2013Q2 2013$0.13$0.18$372.27 million$376.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/8/2013Q1 2013$0.20$0.19$367.20 million$362.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/12/2013Q4 2012$0.22$0.21$355.42 million$352.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/6/2012Q312$0.19$0.19$335.89 million$336.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2012$0.19$0.18ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2012$0.18$0.17ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/13/2012$0.16$0.18ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2011$0.14$0.15ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2011$0.12$0.13ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2011$0.12$0.10ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/10/2011$0.10$0.10ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Rackspace Hosting (NYSE:RAX)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.05 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.1 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20164$0.19$0.23$0.22
Q2 20164$0.21$0.23$0.22
Q3 20165$0.23$0.26$0.24
Q4 20165$0.23$0.26$0.24
Q1 20172$0.25$0.29$0.27
Q2 20171$0.31$0.31$0.31
Q3 20171$0.32$0.32$0.32
Q4 20171$0.35$0.35$0.35
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Rackspace Hosting (NYSE:RAX)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Rackspace Hosting (NYSE:RAX)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 15.50%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 83.62%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/18/2016Eugene V DefeliceSVPBuy1,000$18.77$18,770.00View SEC Filing  
11/16/2015Taylor RhodesCEOSell3,866$27.71$107,126.86View SEC Filing  
11/11/2015Tiffany LatheVPSell4,500$29.66$133,470.00View SEC Filing  
8/25/2015Graham M WestonDirectorBuy85,500$29.24$2,500,020.00View SEC Filing  
4/27/2015Lew MoormanDirectorSell100,000$55.53$5,553,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/30/2015Karl PichlerCFOSell83,646$52.29$4,373,849.34View SEC Filing  
2/27/2015Mark RoenigkCOOSell12,000$49.70$596,400.00View SEC Filing  
1/2/2015Karl PichlerCFOSell7,604$47.13$358,376.52View SEC Filing  
12/10/2014George J Still JrDirectorSell55,009$46.12$2,537,015.08View SEC Filing  
11/18/2014Graham M WestonDirectorBuy58,480$42.75$2,500,020.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2014Karl PichlerCFOSell181$29.60$5,357.60View SEC Filing  
8/13/2014Mark RoenigkCOOSell163$29.60$4,824.80View SEC Filing  
8/13/2014Tiffany LatheVPSell166$29.73$4,935.18View SEC Filing  
8/12/2014Karl PichlerCFOSell162$29.32$4,749.84View SEC Filing  
8/12/2014Tiffany LatheVPSell508$29.81$15,143.48View SEC Filing  
8/11/2014Joseph SaporitoCAOSell344$31.29$10,763.76View SEC Filing  
8/11/2014Karl PichlerCFOSell488$31.29$15,269.52View SEC Filing  
8/11/2014Mark RoenigkCOOSell379$31.29$11,858.91View SEC Filing  
3/10/2014Taylor RhodesPresidentSell1,154$37.59$43,378.86View SEC Filing  
2/14/2014Mark RoenigkCOOSell11,500$33.23$382,145.00View SEC Filing  
11/15/2013A Lanham NapierCEOSell902,238$42.36$38,218,801.68View SEC Filing  
10/8/2013Mark RoenigkCOOSell6,500$48.02$312,130.00View SEC Filing  
9/11/2013Taylor RhodesSVPSell1,298$50.41$65,432.18View SEC Filing  
9/4/2013Alan SchoenbaumVPSell14,952$46.88$700,949.76View SEC Filing  
9/4/2013Mark RoenigkCOOSell10,485$46.88$491,536.80View SEC Filing  
8/12/2013A Lanham NapierCEOSell2,463$47.22$116,302.86View SEC Filing  
8/12/2013Lew MoormanPresidentSell290,219$47.37$13,747,674.03View SEC Filing  
8/12/2013Mark RoenigkCOOSell5,594$48.29$270,134.26View SEC Filing  
7/24/2013Mark RoenigkCOOSell4,000$45.00$180,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/11/2013Alan SchoenbaumVPSell2,082$55.93$116,446.26View SEC Filing  
2/1/2013Patrick M MatthewsSVPSell12,500$76.01$950,125.00View SEC Filing  
1/15/2013Christopher CochranInsiderSell2,000$77.08$154,160.00View SEC Filing  
12/3/2012Lew MoormanInsiderSell90,000$68.22$6,139,800.00View SEC Filing  
12/3/2012Patrick M MatthewsSVPSell7,500$68.22$511,650.00View SEC Filing  
11/12/2012Fred ReichheldDirectorSell4,000$62.00$248,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/12/2012James LewandowskiSVPSell37,500$61.78$2,316,750.00View SEC Filing  
9/4/2012S. James BishkinDirectorSell2,000$61.96$123,920.00View SEC Filing  
9/4/2012Stephen F MillsVPSell5,000$64.45$322,250.00View SEC Filing  
8/9/2012George J Still JrDirectorSell20,000$53.56$1,071,200.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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Rackspace Hosting (NYSE:RAX) Chart for Monday, September, 26, 2016

Last Updated on 9/26/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff