RealNetworks, Inc. provides digital media software and services in the United States, Europe, and internationally. More Details
Excellent balance sheet and overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has RealNetworks's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: RNWK is more volatile than 90% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 23% a week.
Volatility Over Time: RNWK's weekly volatility has increased from 17% to 23% over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: RNWK exceeded the US Software industry which returned 56% over the past year.
Return vs Market: RNWK exceeded the US Market which returned 53.9% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is RealNetworks's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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8 months ago | Simply Wall StDoes RealNetworks (NASDAQ:RNWK) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?
Is RealNetworks 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: Insufficient data to calculate RNWK's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate RNWK's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: RNWK is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Software industry average.
PE vs Market: RNWK 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 RNWK's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: RNWK is good value based on its PB Ratio (3x) compared to the US Software industry average (8.7x).
How is RealNetworks forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Software 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 RealNetworks 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 RealNetworks performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: RNWK is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: RNWK is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: RNWK is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 33% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare RNWK's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: RNWK is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Software industry (16.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: RNWK has a negative Return on Equity (-11.14%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is RealNetworks's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: RNWK's short term assets ($47.8M) exceed its short term liabilities ($22.7M).
Long Term Liabilities: RNWK's short term assets ($47.8M) exceed its long term liabilities ($13.1M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: RNWK's debt to equity ratio (6.3%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if RNWK's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
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: RNWK has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: RNWK has sufficient cash runway for 2.4 years if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 26.8% each year.
What is RealNetworks's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate RNWK's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate RNWK'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 RNWK's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if RNWK'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 RNWK'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
Rob Glaser (58 yo)
Mr. Robert Glaser, also known as Rob, serves as an Advisor of Bitium Inc. Mr. Glaser co-founded Sidecar Communications, Inc. in 2010 and serves as its Chairman of the Board. He is a Founder of Real Network...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Rob's total compensation ($USD499.10K) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD543.87K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Rob's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: RNWK's management team is considered experienced (3.9 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: RNWK's board of directors are considered experienced (4.8 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.
RealNetworks, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: RealNetworks, Inc.
- Ticker: RNWK
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1994
- Industry: Application Software
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: US$139.561m
- Shares outstanding: 38.53m
- Website: https://www.realnetworks.com
Number of Employees
- RealNetworks, Inc.
- 1501 First Avenue South
- Suite 600
- United States
RealNetworks, Inc. provides digital media software and services in the United States, Europe, and internationally. Its Consumer Media segment offers RealPlayer media player, a software that enables consume...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.