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.

RMBS was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given was 16, implying a possible profit of 21.95 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 14, which equates to a potential downside of 6.71 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 16.67 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 16.67 percent. 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.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the 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, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

RMBS has an estimated earnings growth rate of 636.56 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. 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 below the high. RMBS has a P/E 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.