NYSE:RHT - Red Hat Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $181.94 -0.62 (-0.34 %) (As of 04/21/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$181.94Today's Range$181.87 - $182.7552-Week Range$115.31 - $183.58Volume1.74 million shsAverage Volume1.23 million shsMarket Capitalization$32.16 billionP/E Ratio65.21Dividend YieldN/ABeta0.54 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Red Hat, Inc. provides open source software solutions to develop and offer operating system, virtualization, management, middleware, cloud, mobile, and storage technologies to various enterprises worldwide. It offers infrastructure-related solutions, such as Red Hat Enterprise Linux, an operating system platform that runs on hardware for use in hybrid cloud environments; Red Hat Satellite, a system management offering that helps to deploy, scale, and manage in hybrid cloud environments; and Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, a software solution that allows customers to utilize and manage a common hardware infrastructure to run multiple operating systems and applications. The company offers application development-related and other technology solutions, such as Red Hat JBoss Middleware, a solution for developing, deploying, and managing applications; integrating applications, data, and devices; and automating business processes in hybrid cloud environments; The company's application development-related and other technology solutions also includes Red Hat cloud offerings, a software solution that enables customers to build and manage various cloud computing environments; Red Hat Mobile, a software development platform that enables customers to develop, integrate, deploy, and manage mobile applications for enterprises; and Red Hat Storage, a software solution that enables customers to manage large, unstructured, or semi-structured data in hybrid cloud environments. It also provides consulting, support, and training services; and realtime operating system, distributed computing, directory services, and user authentication. Red Hat, Inc. has collaboration with Juniper Networks Expand to provide a unified solution for enterprises designed to manage and run applications and services. The company was formerly known as Red Hat Software, Inc. and changed its name to Red Hat, Inc. in June 1999. Red Hat, Inc. was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina. Receive RHT News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for RHT and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related Sub-IndustrySystems Software SectorComputer and Technology Current SymbolNYSE:RHT Previous SymbolNASDAQ:RHAT CUSIP75657710 CIK1087423 Webwww.redhat.com Phone919-754-3700Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.14 Current Ratio1.27 Quick Ratio1.26Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio65.21 Forward P/E Ratio59.85 P/E Growth3.99 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$3.36 billion Price / Sales9.57 Cash Flow$3.6272 per share Price / Cash Flow50.16 Book Value$9.13 per share Price / Book19.93Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.79 Net Income$433.99 million Net Margins12.91% Return on Equity35.35% Return on Assets9.84%Miscellaneous Employees11,870 Outstanding Shares176,760,000Market Cap$32.16 billion Next Earnings Date6/20/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable Red Hat (NYSE:RHT) Frequently Asked Questions What is Red Hat's stock symbol? Red Hat trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "RHT." How will Red Hat's stock buyback program work? Red Hat announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a share repurchase plan on Thursday, June 21st 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback $1,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to buy up to 4% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are usually an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued. How were Red Hat's earnings last quarter? Red Hat Inc (NYSE:RHT) released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, March, 25th. The open-source software company reported $1.16 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.01 by $0.15. The open-source software company earned $879 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $885.64 million. Red Hat had a net margin of 12.91% and a return on equity of 35.35%. Red Hat's quarterly revenue was up 13.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.91 EPS. View Red Hat's Earnings History. When is Red Hat's next earnings date? Red Hat is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, June 20th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Red Hat. What price target have analysts set for RHT? 23 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Red Hat's stock. Their forecasts range from $84.00 to $190.00. On average, they expect Red Hat's stock price to reach $167.1905 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 8.1%. View Analyst Price Targets for Red Hat. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Red Hat? 23 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Red Hat in the last year. There are currently 13 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Red Hat. Has Red Hat been receiving favorable news coverage? Media headlines about RHT stock have trended neutral on Sunday, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Red Hat earned a media sentiment score of 0.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the open-source software company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of Red Hat's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Red Hat include Baidu (BIDU), Twitter (TWTR), IHS Markit (INFO), Match Group (MTCH), Weibo (WB), Snap (SNAP), Yandex (YNDX), 58.com (WUBA), FactSet Research Systems (FDS), Trade Desk (TTD), Line (LN), Tripadvisor (TRIP), Wix.Com (WIX), Sabre (SABR) and Stars Group (TSG). What other stocks do shareholders of Red Hat own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Red Hat investors own include Alibaba Group (BABA), NVIDIA (NVDA), Micron Technology (MU), salesforce.com (CRM), Adobe (adbe), Netflix (NFLX), Intel (INTC), Visa (V), Boeing (BA) and Broadcom (AVGO). Who are Red Hat's key executives? Red Hat's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. James M. Whitehurst, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 51)Mr. Eric R. Shander, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 50)Mr. Michael R. Cunningham, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 58)Mr. Arun Oberoi, Exec. VP of Global Sales & Services (Age 64)Mr. Paul J. Cormier, Exec. VP and Pres of Products & Technologies (Age 62) Who are Red Hat's major shareholders? Red Hat's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Bristol John W & Co. Inc. NY (0.12%), Tibra Equities Europe Ltd (0.07%), Syquant Capital Sas (0.07%), FNY Investment Advisers LLC (0.05%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.05%) and Havens Advisors LLC (0.04%). Company insiders that own Red Hat stock include Arun Oberoi, Charlene T Begley, Delisa Alexander, Eric Ryan Shander, Eugene Beukman, James M Whitehurst, Michael A Kelly, Michael Cunningham, Paul J Cormier and William S Kaiser. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Red Hat. Which institutional investors are selling Red Hat stock? RHT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Westbourne Investment Advisors Inc., Sumitomo Life Insurance Co., FNY Investment Advisers LLC, DNB Asset Management AS, Hudson Valley Investment Advisors Inc. ADV, NuWave Investment Management LLC, Tibra Equities Europe Ltd and Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL. Company insiders that have sold Red Hat company stock in the last year include Delisa Alexander, James M Whitehurst, Michael A Kelly and Michael Cunningham. View Insider Buying and Selling for Red Hat. Which institutional investors are buying Red Hat stock? RHT stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Syquant Capital Sas, Selective Wealth Management Inc., Pacer Advisors Inc., Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Havens Advisors LLC, Virtu Financial LLC, QUANTRES ASSET MANAGEMENT Ltd and 6 Meridian. View Insider Buying and Selling for Red Hat. How do I buy shares of Red Hat? Shares of RHT can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Red Hat's stock price today? One share of RHT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $181.94. How big of a company is Red Hat? Red Hat has a market capitalization of $32.16 billion and generates $3.36 billion in revenue each year. The open-source software company earns $433.99 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.79 on an earnings per share basis. Red Hat employs 11,870 workers across the globe. What is Red Hat's official website? The official website for Red Hat is http://www.redhat.com. How can I contact Red Hat? Red Hat's mailing address is 100 EAST DAVIE STREET, RALEIGH NC, 27601. The open-source software company can be reached via phone at 919-754-3700 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Red Hat (NYSE RHT)Community Ranking: 3.4 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 1,496 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 699 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 2,195MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Red Hat and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe RHT will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe RHT will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 4/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How accurate is the Rule of 72?