News articles about Rambus (NASDAQ:RMBS) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Rambus earned a media sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the semiconductor company an impact score of 44.1202087798455 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

A number of research firms have recently commented on RMBS. TheStreet upgraded shares of Rambus from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a report on Friday, October 13th. BidaskClub cut shares of Rambus from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, December 12th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. cut shares of Rambus from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $15.00 target price on the stock. in a report on Friday, September 22nd. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Rambus from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, December 26th. Finally, Citigroup increased their target price on shares of Rambus from $15.30 to $15.90 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 25th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. Rambus has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $15.98.

Rambus (NASDAQ RMBS) opened at $14.21 on Wednesday. The company has a current ratio of 1.37, a quick ratio of 1.34 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.06. Rambus has a 1-year low of $11.30 and a 1-year high of $15.50. The stock has a market cap of $1,560.00, a PE ratio of 157.89, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.59 and a beta of 0.74.

Rambus (NASDAQ:RMBS) last issued its earnings results on Monday, October 23rd. The semiconductor company reported $0.19 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.17 by $0.02. Rambus had a net margin of 2.54% and a return on equity of 9.79%. The company had revenue of $99.10 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $99.00 million. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.16 EPS. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 10.2% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts anticipate that Rambus will post 0.52 earnings per share for the current year.

In other Rambus news, SVP Laura Stark sold 2,937 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, November 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $14.48, for a total transaction of $42,527.76. Following the transaction, the senior vice president now directly owns 205,966 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,982,387.68. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, Director David A. Shrigley sold 5,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, October 30th. The stock was sold at an average price of $14.06, for a total transaction of $70,300.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 53,045 shares in the company, valued at $745,812.70. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders have sold 25,703 shares of company stock worth $374,904. 2.00% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

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Rambus Company Profile

Rambus Inc (Rambus) produces hardware and software technologies. The Company’s segments include Memory and Interface Division (MID), which focuses the design, development, manufacturing through partnerships and licensing of technology and solutions that is related to memory and interfaces; Rambus Security Division (RSD), which focuses on the design, development and licensing of technologies for chip and system security, anti-counterfeiting, smart ticketing and mobile payments; Emerging Solutions Division (ESD), which encompasses its long-term research and development efforts in the area of emerging technologies, and Rambus Lighting Division (RLD), which focuses on the design, development and licensing of technologies for lighting.

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