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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for RMBS. The maximum price target given was 16, implying potential capital gains of 21.95 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 14, implying potential capital losses of 6.71 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 16.67 percent on average, compared to last month. 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. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 8.33 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 1 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, 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. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of RMBS is 0.34.

RMBS has a 52-week high of 14.50 and a 52-week low of 11.30. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 16.11 percent, and below the high by 9.52 percent. 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.