NYSE:RHT - Red Hat Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $180.79 +0.77 (+0.43 %) (As of 02/15/2019 03:55 PM ET)Previous Close$180.02Today's Range$180.29 - $181.4452-Week Range$115.31 - $180.57Volume1.18 million shsAverage Volume1.56 million shsMarket Capitalization$31.96 billionP/E Ratio78.60Dividend YieldN/ABeta0.55 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 Webwww.redhat.com Phone919-754-3700Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.23 Current Ratio1.26 Quick Ratio1.26Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio78.60 Forward P/E Ratio69.80 P/E Growth4.63 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$2.92 billion Price / Sales10.94 Cash Flow$3.0815 per share Price / Cash Flow58.67 Book Value$8.31 per share Price / Book21.76Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.30 Net Income$258.80 million Net Margins8.66% Return on Equity33.96% Return on Assets9.27%Miscellaneous Employees11,870 Outstanding Shares176,760,000Market Cap$31.96 billion 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 declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock repurchase program on Thursday, June 21st 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $1,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to purchase up to 4% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are typically a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued. How were Red Hat's earnings last quarter? Red Hat Inc (NYSE:RHT) issued its earnings results on Monday, December, 17th. The open-source software company reported $0.96 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.87 by $0.09. The open-source software company earned $847 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $852.79 million. Red Hat had a net margin of 8.66% and a return on equity of 33.96%. The firm's revenue was up 13.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.73 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 Monday, March 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Red Hat. What price target have analysts set for RHT? 28 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for Red Hat's stock. Their predictions range from $84.00 to $190.00. On average, they expect Red Hat's share price to reach $165.2308 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 8.6%. View Analyst Price Targets for Red Hat. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Red Hat? 28 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Red Hat in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 15 hold ratings and 12 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? News stories about RHT stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Red Hat earned a news sentiment score of 1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the open-source software company a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. 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), Line (LN), FactSet Research Systems (FDS), Tripadvisor (TRIP), Trade Desk (TTD), Sabre (SABR), Wix.Com (WIX) and InterXion (INXN). 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 number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (5.71%), Jennison Associates LLC (2.50%), Northern Trust Corp (1.94%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.38%), Legal & General Group Plc (0.50%) and Alpine Associates Management Inc. (0.36%). Company insiders that own Red Hat stock include Arun Oberoi, Charlene T Begley, Delisa Alexander, Eric Ryan Shander, Eugene Beukman, James M Whitehurst, Lisa Crossley, Michael A Kelly, Michael Cunningham, Paul J Cormier and William S Kaiser. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Red Hat. Which major investors are selling Red Hat stock? RHT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board, Jennison Associates LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Swedbank, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Korea Investment CORP and Brown Advisory Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Red Hat company stock in the last year include Arun Oberoi, Charlene T Begley, Delisa Alexander, James M Whitehurst, Michael A Kelly and Michael Cunningham. View Insider Buying and Selling for Red Hat. Which major investors are buying Red Hat stock? RHT stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Alpine Associates Management Inc., IndexIQ Advisors LLC, Sand Grove Capital Management LLP, Gabelli Funds LLC, GABELLI & Co INVESTMENT ADVISERS INC., Water Island Capital LLC and Banco Santander S.A.. 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 $180.79. How big of a company is Red Hat? Red Hat has a market capitalization of $31.96 billion and generates $2.92 billion in revenue each year. The open-source software company earns $258.80 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.30 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: 1,470 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 691 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 2,161MarketBeat'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 2/15/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are retained earnings?