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 most optimistic price target was 16, implying potential capital gains of 21.95 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 14, implying a possible loss of 6.71 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 16.67 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days 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.

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 made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 1 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

RMBS has an estimated earnings growth rate of 636.56 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the 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. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, 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 trailing 52-weeks, RMBS hit 14.50 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.