Rambus Inc. provides semiconductor products in the United States, Japan, Europe, Taiwan, China, South Korea, Canada, Singapore, Asia, and internationally.
Flawless balance sheet and overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has Rambus's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: RMBS has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: RMBS exceeded the US Semiconductor industry which returned 35.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: RMBS exceeded the US Market which returned 18% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Rambus's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 days ago | Simply Wall StNeed To Know: Rambus Inc. (NASDAQ:RMBS) Insiders Have Been Selling Shares
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StRambus Inc. Released Earnings Last Week And Analysts Lifted Their Price Target To US$16.55
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StDoes Rambus Inc.'s (NASDAQ:RMBS) CEO Salary Reflect Performance?
Is Rambus undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: RMBS ($15.78) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($15.04)
Significantly Below Fair Value: RMBS is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: RMBS is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Semiconductor industry average.
PE vs Market: RMBS is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate RMBS's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: RMBS is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.8x) compared to the US Semiconductor industry average (3.1x).
How is Rambus forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: RMBS is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Earnings vs Market: RMBS is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
High Growth Earnings: RMBS is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: RMBS's revenue (19.9% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (7.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: RMBS's revenue (19.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if RMBS's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Rambus performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: RMBS is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: RMBS is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: RMBS is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -65.9% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare RMBS's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: RMBS is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Semiconductor industry (-28.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: RMBS has a negative Return on Equity (-9.31%), as it is currently unprofitable.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Rambus's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: RMBS's short term assets ($664.7M) exceed its short term liabilities ($86.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: RMBS's short term assets ($664.7M) exceed its long term liabilities ($281.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: RMBS's debt to equity ratio (15.3%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: RMBS's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 39.4% to 15.3% over the past 5 years.
Inventory Level: RMBS has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: RMBS's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 4.5x debt).
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: Whilst unprofitable RMBS has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: RMBS is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 10.6% per year.
What is Rambus's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate RMBS's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate RMBS's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if RMBS's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if RMBS'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 RMBS'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
Luc Seraphin (55yo)
Mr. Luc Seraphin has been the Chief Executive Officer, President and Director of Rambus Inc since October 25, 2018. He was Interim Chief Executive Officer and Acting General Manager of Memory & Interface D ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Luc's total compensation ($USD2.43M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD3.80M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Luc's compensation with company performance.
|CEO, President & Director||1.7yrs||US$2.43m||0.20% $3.6m|
|Senior VP of Finance & CFO||3.3yrs||US$1.48m||0.076% $1.4m|
|Senior VP||7yrs||US$1.43m||0.015% $264.3k|
|Senior VP & COO||0.5yrs||no data||0.14% $2.6m|
|VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Corporate Controller||1yrs||no data||0.0088% $157.7k|
|Senior VP||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Technology Partnerships & Corporate Development||1.7yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Global Operations||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Security Technology Advisor||0yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: RMBS's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.7 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|CEO, President & Director||1.7yrs||US$2.43m||0.20% $3.6m|
|Chairman of the Board||0.8yrs||US$392.32k||0.058% $1.0m|
|Independent Director||11.6yrs||US$226.12k||0.045% $815.0k|
|Independent Director||5.1yrs||US$191.12k||0.031% $552.7k|
|Independent Director||2.8yrs||US$201.30k||0.011% $189.6k|
|Director||0.3yrs||no data||no data|
|Director||0.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||1.6yrs||US$345.02k||no data|
Experienced Board: RMBS's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.5 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 2.3%.
Rambus Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Rambus Inc.
- Ticker: RMBS
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1990
- Industry: Semiconductors
- Sector: Semiconductors
- Market Cap: US$1.792b
- Shares outstanding: 111.49m
- Website: https://www.rambus.com
Number of Employees
- Rambus Inc.
- 1050 Enterprise Way
- Suite 700
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|RMBS||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||May 1997|
|RMB||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||May 1997|
|RMBS||SWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||CH||CHF||May 1997|
|0QYL||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||USD||May 1997|
Rambus Inc. provides semiconductor products in the United States, Japan, Europe, Taiwan, China, South Korea, Canada, Singapore, Asia, and internationally. The company operates through three divisions: Memory and Interfaces, Rambus Security, and Emerging Solutions. The Memory and Interfaces division engages in the design, development, and manufacturing through partnerships and licensing of technology and solutions related to memory and interfaces. It offers standards-compatible memory and SerDes solutions, including server DIMM memory interface chips, architectures, and IP cores for high-speed memory and SerDes interfaces. The Rambus Security division is involved in the design, development, deployment, and licensing of technologies for chip, system and in-field application security, anti-counterfeiting, smart ticketing, and mobile payments. It provides a suite of products and services from DPA countermeasures and cores to CryptoManager platform, mobile payments, and smart ticketing. The Emerging Solutions division engages in the research and development in the area of emerging technologies. The company also offers technology licenses to support the implementation and adoption of technology in their products or services; and a range of services, which include know-how and technology transfer, product design and development, system integration, and other services. The company has a strategic collaboration with Infineon Technologies AG to promote smart ticketing solutions for mobile and smart cards. Rambus Inc. was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/22 01:04|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/21 00:00|
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