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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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 1.27
RMBS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
51% of the 1032 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. RMBS: 1.27 )
RMBS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.57   Max: No Debt
Current: 1.27

Equity to Asset 0.49
RMBS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
52% of the 1015 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. RMBS: 0.49 )
RMBS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.47   Max: 0.89
Current: 0.49

-0.47
0.89
Interest Coverage 0.65
RMBS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
68% of the 552 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 767.50 vs. RMBS: 0.65 )
RMBS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 9999.99
Current: 0.65

0.65
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.56
M-Score: 97.04
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 8.27
RMBS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 988 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 3.28 vs. RMBS: 8.27 )
RMBS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -67.13   Max: 70.16
Current: 8.27

-67.13
70.16
Net-margin (%) -12.43
RMBS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 988 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 2.42 vs. RMBS: -12.43 )
RMBS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -146.76   Max: 46.67
Current: -12.43

-146.76
46.67
ROE (%) -9.92
RMBS's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 984 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 2.66 vs. RMBS: -9.92 )
RMBS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -85.48   Max: 45.08
Current: -9.92

-85.48
45.08
ROA (%) -4.73
RMBS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1002 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. RMBS: -4.73 )
RMBS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -50.11   Max: 22.76
Current: -4.73

-50.11
22.76
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 30.92
RMBS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 998 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 6.55 vs. RMBS: 30.92 )
RMBS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -397.99   Max: 410.13
Current: 30.92

-397.99
410.13
Revenue Growth (%) -4.60
RMBS's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 740 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: -2.20 vs. RMBS: -4.60 )
RMBS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -25.5   Max: 83
Current: -4.6

-25.5
83
EBITDA Growth (%) -34.50
RMBS's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 526 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: -6.40 vs. RMBS: -34.50 )
RMBS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -35.2   Max: 76.5
Current: -34.5

-35.2
76.5
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

RMBS Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Jim Simons 688,100 sh (+1.82%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 8,785,322 sh (-0.25%)
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Q3 2013

RMBS Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Steven Cohen 13,296 sh (New)
PRIMECAP Management 8,633,522 sh (-1.73%)
Jim Simons 645,600 sh (-6.18%)
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Q4 2013

RMBS Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Joel Greenblatt 54,945 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 43,354 sh (+226.07%)
PRIMECAP Management 8,622,322 sh (-0.13%)
Jim Simons 448,000 sh (-30.61%)
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Q1 2014

RMBS Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 3,304,088 sh (+7521.18%)
Jim Simons 501,500 sh (+11.94%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 8,585,583 sh (-0.43%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with RMBS

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.01%$8.44 - $10.73 $ 13.4443%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 New Buy0.01%$8.18 - $10 $ 13.4450%54945
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Ratios

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history
P/B 4.20
RMBS's P/B is ranked lower than
59% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. RMBS: 4.20 )
RMBS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.14   Max: 14.37
Current: 4.2

1.14
14.37
P/S 5.53
RMBS's P/S is ranked lower than
60% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. RMBS: 5.53 )
RMBS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.5   Max: 41.41
Current: 5.53

1.5
41.41
PFCF 34.50
RMBS's PFCF is ranked higher than
72% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 3398.00 vs. RMBS: 34.50 )
RMBS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 11.42   Max: 320
Current: 34.5

11.42
320
EV-to-EBIT 32.35
RMBS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
69% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 49.68 vs. RMBS: 32.35 )
RMBS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8.3   Max: 6093.2
Current: 32.35

8.3
6093.2
Current Ratio 2.01
RMBS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 1030 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 2.53 vs. RMBS: 2.01 )
RMBS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.95   Max: 13.85
Current: 2.01

0.95
13.85
Quick Ratio 2.01
RMBS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 1030 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 vs. RMBS: 2.01 )
RMBS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.95   Max: 13.85
Current: 2.01

0.95
13.85

Valuation & Return

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industry
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Price/Net Cash 44.80
RMBS's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
77% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. RMBS: 44.80 )
RMBS' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 5.46   Max: 235
Current: 44.8

5.46
235
Price/Net Current Asset Value 38.40
RMBS's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
70% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. RMBS: 38.40 )
RMBS' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 5.43   Max: 188
Current: 38.4

5.43
188
Price/Tangible Book 12.10
RMBS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
62% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. RMBS: 12.10 )
RMBS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.05   Max: 124.1
Current: 12.1

2.05
124.1
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.40
RMBS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. RMBS: 2.40 )
RMBS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.18   Max: 73.1
Current: 2.4

1.18
73.1
Price/Median PS Value 0.60
RMBS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. RMBS: 0.60 )
RMBS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 19
Current: 0.6

0.22
19
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.20
RMBS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
52% of the 790 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. RMBS: 3.20 )
RMBS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 12.1
Current: 3.2

0.1
12.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 1.26
RMBS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
72% of the 658 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Memory industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. RMBS: 1.26 )
RMBS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -17.9   Max: 25.6
Current: 1.26

-17.9
25.6

Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Semiconductor Memory
Compare:MU, CODE, RMTR, LEDS, NLST » details
Traded in other countries:RMB.Germany
Rambus, Inc., was incorporated in California in March 1990 and reincorporated in Delaware in March 1997. The Company is an innovative technology solutions company that brings invention to market. It invents, develops, offers and licenses solutions that challenge and enable its customers to create the future. It is also developing world-changing products and services in security, advanced LED lighting and displays, and immersive mobile media. In addition to licensing, it creates new business opportunities through offering products and services where its goal is to perpetuate strong company operating performance and long-term stockholder value. The Company generates revenue by licensing its inventions and solutions and providing services to market-leading 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 displays; and Mobile Technologies Division, or MTD, which focuses on the design, development and licensing of multi-media solutions. As of December 31, 2012, its semiconductor, lighting, display, security and other technologies are covered by 1,735 U.S. and foreign patents. Its inventions and technology solutions are offered to its customers through either a patent license or a solutions license. The Company also offers its customers solutions licenses to support the implementation and adoption of its technology in their products or services. Its solutions license offerings include a range of technologies for incorporation into its customers' products and systems. It also offers a range of services as part of its solutions licenses which can include know-how and technology transfer, product design and development, system integration, and other services. These solutions license agreements may have both a fixed price (non-recurring) component and ongoing royalties. The Company 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 display and general lighting options that are available to the market. The company is subject to government restrictions and regulation, including on the sale of products and services that use encryption technology.
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