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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 8/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 2.04
RMBS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
52% of the 828 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. RMBS: 2.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
RMBS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.57   Max: No Debt
Current: 2.04

Equity to Asset 0.68
RMBS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
57% of the 801 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. RMBS: 0.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
RMBS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.47   Max: 0.89
Current: 0.68

-0.47
0.89
Interest Coverage 3.04
RMBS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
90% of the 496 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 1533.00 vs. RMBS: 3.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
RMBS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 9999.99
Current: 3.04

0.68
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 4.88
M-Score: -2.84
WACC vs ROIC
16.00%
14.36%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 24.06
RMBS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 819 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 4.77 vs. RMBS: 24.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
RMBS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -67.13   Max: 70.16
Current: 24.06

-67.13
70.16
Net-margin (%) 9.58
RMBS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 819 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 4.11 vs. RMBS: 9.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
RMBS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -146.76   Max: 46.67
Current: 9.58

-146.76
46.67
ROE (%) 7.37
RMBS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 815 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 5.12 vs. RMBS: 7.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
RMBS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -94.8   Max: 51.15
Current: 7.37

-94.8
51.15
ROA (%) 4.60
RMBS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 830 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 2.94 vs. RMBS: 4.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
RMBS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -63.28   Max: 24.76
Current: 4.6

-63.28
24.76
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 106.45
RMBS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 826 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 8.33 vs. RMBS: 106.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
RMBS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -378.49   Max: 503.41
Current: 106.45

-378.49
503.41
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -3.90
RMBS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 506 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. RMBS: -3.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
RMBS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -25.5   Max: 83
Current: -3.9

-25.5
83
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 51.80
RMBS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 380 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: -2.60 vs. RMBS: 51.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
RMBS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -35.2   Max: 76.5
Current: 51.8

-35.2
76.5
» RMBS's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

RMBS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Kyle Bass 125,000 sh (New)
NWQ Managers 1,775,289 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 19,201 sh (New)
Jim Simons 763,000 sh (+52.14%)
PRIMECAP Management 8,450,122 sh (-1.58%)
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Q3 2014

RMBS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 12,128 sh (New)
John Hussman 280,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 72,836 sh (+279.33%)
Jim Simons 851,700 sh (+11.63%)
NWQ Managers 1,891,899 sh (+6.57%)
Kyle Bass Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 8,406,522 sh (-0.52%)
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Q4 2014

RMBS Guru Trades in Q4 2014

John Hussman 305,000 sh (+8.93%)
Joel Greenblatt 75,103 sh (+3.11%)
PRIMECAP Management 8,362,372 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
NWQ Managers 1,882,948 sh (-0.47%)
PRIMECAP Management 8,362,372 sh (-0.53%)
Jim Simons 784,800 sh (-7.85%)
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Q1 2015

RMBS Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Joel Greenblatt 135,478 sh (+80.39%)
Jim Simons 1,034,886 sh (+31.87%)
John Hussman Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 8,342,272 sh (-0.24%)
NWQ Managers 1,718,983 sh (-8.71%)
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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 64.10
RMBS's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
83% of the 632 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 22.20 vs. RMBS: 64.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
RMBS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 15.3   Max: 215.12
Current: 64.1

15.3
215.12
Forward P/E 18.18
RMBS's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
55% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 16.98 vs. RMBS: 18.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 60.00
RMBS's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
83% of the 543 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 20.30 vs. RMBS: 60.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
RMBS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 15.29   Max: 218.35
Current: 60

15.29
218.35
P/B 4.40
RMBS's P/B is ranked lower than
87% of the 900 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. RMBS: 4.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
RMBS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.14   Max: 13.19
Current: 4.4

1.14
13.19
P/S 6.10
RMBS's P/S is ranked lower than
111% of the 900 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. RMBS: 6.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
RMBS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.5   Max: 27.82
Current: 6.1

1.5
27.82
PFCF 25.80
RMBS's PFCF is ranked lower than
61% of the 552 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 19.85 vs. RMBS: 25.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
RMBS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 11.42   Max: 206.1
Current: 25.8

11.42
206.1
POCF 22.50
RMBS's POCF is ranked lower than
73% of the 576 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 13.24 vs. RMBS: 22.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
RMBS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 8.02   Max: 352.17
Current: 22.5

8.02
352.17
EV-to-EBIT 21.42
RMBS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
59% of the 556 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 16.90 vs. RMBS: 21.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
RMBS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -539.5   Max: 6093.2
Current: 21.42

-539.5
6093.2
Current Ratio 11.97
RMBS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 815 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 2.47 vs. RMBS: 11.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
RMBS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.95   Max: 13.85
Current: 11.97

0.95
13.85
Quick Ratio 11.97
RMBS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 815 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. RMBS: 11.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
RMBS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.95   Max: 13.85
Current: 11.97

0.95
13.85
Days Sales Outstanding 8.20
RMBS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
97% of the 755 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 59.98 vs. RMBS: 8.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
RMBS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 31.69
Current: 8.2

0.34
31.69

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Cash 13.90
RMBS's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
65% of the 387 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 9.80 vs. RMBS: 13.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
RMBS' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 5.46   Max: 235
Current: 13.9

5.46
235
Price/Net Current Asset Value 13.30
RMBS's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
69% of the 594 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 11.00 vs. RMBS: 13.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
RMBS' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 5.19   Max: 156.06
Current: 13.3

5.19
156.06
Price/Tangible Book 8.30
RMBS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
100% of the 900 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. RMBS: 8.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
RMBS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.19   Max: 46.99
Current: 8.3

2.19
46.99
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.10
RMBS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked lower than
63% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. RMBS: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Projected) only.
RMBS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.18   Max: 73.1
Current: 2.1

1.18
73.1
Price/Median PS Value 0.70
RMBS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
89% of the 897 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. RMBS: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
RMBS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 21.5
Current: 0.7

0.25
21.5
Price/Graham Number 4.80
RMBS's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
89% of the 678 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. RMBS: 4.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
RMBS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.21   Max: 35.66
Current: 4.8

1.21
35.66
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.40
RMBS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
60% of the 900 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. RMBS: 4.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
RMBS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 12.1
Current: 4.4

0.2
12.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -22.19
RMBS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
90% of the 231 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 2.75 vs. RMBS: -22.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) only.
RMBS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -23.1   Max: 7.6
Current: -22.19

-23.1
7.6

Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Semiconductor Memory
Compare:MU, CODE, RMTR, LEDS, NLST » details
Traded in other countries:RMB.Germany,
Rambus Inc was founded in 1990 and reincorporated in Delaware in March 1997. The Company is a technology solutions company that brings invention to market. Its technology portfolio addresses the evolving power, performance and security requirements of the mobile, cloud computing and connected device markets. Today, it is driving innovations in memory, chip interfaces and architectures, end-to-end security, and LED lighting. It generates revenue by licensing its inventions and solutions and providing services to companies. The Company has four business units: Memory and Interfaces Division, or MID, which focuses on the design, development and licensing of technology that is related to memory and interfaces; Cryptography Research, Inc., or CRI, which focuses on the design, development and licensing of technologies for chip and system security and anti-counterfeiting; Lighting and Display Technologies, or LDT, which focuses on the design, development and licensing of technologies for lighting; and Chief Technology Office, or CTO, which focuses on the design, development and productization of emerging technologies. Its customers include AMD, Broadcom, Freescale, Fujitsu, GE, Intel, LSI, Micron, Panasonic, Renesas, Samsung and SK Hynix. As of December 31, 2013, its semiconductor, lighting, security and other technologies are covered by 1,837 U.S. and foreign patents, having expiration dates ranging from 2014 to 2037. Additionally, the Company has 837 patent applications pending. Rambus, RDRAMTM, XDRTM, FlexIOTM, FlexPhaseTM, R+TM, CryptoFirewallTM, ImerzTM, and MicroLens are trademarks, registered trademarks or copyrights of the Company. It faces competition from semiconductor and digital electronics products and systems companies, other semiconductor intellectual property companies that provide security cores and non-edge lit LED lighting options that are available to the market. The Company is subject to various government restrictions and regulations, including on the sale of products and services that use encryption technology and those related to privacy and other consumer protection matters.
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