Analyst Ratings for Rambus Inc. (RMBS)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Analysts covering Rambus Inc. (NASDAQ:RMBS) have given it a consensus rating of Buy. About 30 days ago, RMBS was issued an average rating of Buy.

7 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 5 gave RMBS a buy rating, 1 issued an overweight rating, 1 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an decrease of 1 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

A number of analysts gave price targets for RMBS. The highest price target was 16, which equates to a potential upside of 21.95 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 14, implying potential capital losses of 6.71 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 16.67 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 16.67 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 8.33 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 8.33 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 1 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 1 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of RMBS to grow at a rate of 636.56 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. RMBS has a PEG ratio of 0.34.

In the last 52-weeks, RMBS has achieved a high of 14.50 and a low of 11.30. Today's price is 16.11 percent above the 52-week low, and 9.52 percent lower than its 52-week high. RMBS has a price/earnings ratio of 218.17. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The RMBS value stock report compares RMBS to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.47 billion. RMBS is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.