Rubicon Technology, Inc. provides monocrystalline sapphire for applications in optical and industrial systems. More Details
Flawless balance sheet with questionable track record.
Share Price & News
How has Rubicon Technology's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: RBCN is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: RBCN's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: RBCN underperformed the US Semiconductor industry which returned 55.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: RBCN underperformed the US Market which returned 39.7% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Rubicon Technology's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Rubicon Technology undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate RBCN's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate RBCN's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: RBCN is poor value based on its PE Ratio (71.2x) compared to the US Semiconductor industry average (33.2x).
PE vs Market: RBCN is poor value based on its PE Ratio (71.2x) compared to the US market (19.6x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate RBCN's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: RBCN is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.8x) compared to the US Semiconductor industry average (4.7x).
How is Rubicon Technology forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Semiconductors industry annual growth in earnings
In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Rubicon Technology has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.
This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.
How has Rubicon Technology performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: RBCN has a large one-off gain of $2.2M impacting its March 31 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: RBCN became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: RBCN has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 72.3% per year.
Accelerating Growth: RBCN has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: RBCN has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Semiconductor industry (48.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: RBCN's Return on Equity (1.2%) is considered low.
How is Rubicon Technology's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: RBCN's short term assets ($27.7M) exceed its short term liabilities ($1.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: RBCN has no long term liabilities.
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: RBCN is debt free.
Reducing Debt: RBCN has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 1.4%.
Debt Coverage: RBCN has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: RBCN has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Rubicon Technology current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate RBCN's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate RBCN's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if RBCN's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if RBCN's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of RBCN's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Timothy Brog (56 yo)
Mr. Timothy E. Brog has been Chief Executive Officer and President of Rubicon Technology, Inc. since March 17, 2017 and serves as its Acting Chief Financial Officer since April 2021. Mr. Brog serves as Act...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Timothy's total compensation ($USD526.88K) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD526.90K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Timothy's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: RBCN's management team is considered experienced (4.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: RBCN's board of directors are considered experienced (3.9 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Rubicon Technology, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Rubicon Technology, Inc.
- Ticker: RBCN
- Exchange: NasdaqCM
- Founded: 2001
- Industry: Semiconductor Equipment
- Sector: Semiconductors
- Market Cap: US$23.767m
- Shares outstanding: 2.44m
- Website: https://www.rubicontechnology.com
Number of Employees
- Rubicon Technology, Inc.
- 900 East Green Street
- Unit A
- United States
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Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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