Switch to:
Also traded in: Germany

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

vs
industry
vs
history
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

vs
industry
vs
history
More than 500,000 people have already joined GuruFocus to track the stocks they follow and exchange investment ideas.
» RAX's 30-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Operating Cash Flow & Net Income

» Details

Guru Trades

Q1 2016

RAX Guru Trades in Q1 2016

RS Investment Management 61,900 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 371,191 sh (+3421.40%)
Murray Stahl 24,327 sh (+3.51%)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 60,864 sh (-5.19%)
Jim Simons 544,400 sh (-19.93%)
» More
Q2 2016

RAX Guru Trades in Q2 2016

First Eagle Investment 123,500 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 66,400 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 810,183 sh (+118.27%)
Jim Simons 712,700 sh (+30.91%)
Paul Tudor Jones 76,764 sh (+26.12%)
Murray Stahl 19,144 sh (-21.31%)
RS Investment Management 48,260 sh (-22.04%)
» More
Q3 2016

RAX Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Mario Gabelli 77,450 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 1,017,907 sh (+25.64%)
Jim Simons 847,200 sh (+18.87%)
First Eagle Investment 123,500 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 57,494 sh (-25.10%)
Murray Stahl 13,010 sh (-32.04%)
» More
Q4 2016

RAX Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
First Eagle Investment Sold Out
Murray Stahl Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
» More
» Details

Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with RAX

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
First Eagle Investment 2016-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$31.69 - $31.99 $ 31.991%0
Mario Gabelli 2016-12-31 Sold Out 0.02%$31.69 - $31.99 $ 31.991%0
Joel Greenblatt 2016-12-31 Sold Out 0.42%$31.69 - $31.99 $ 31.991%0
Premium More recent guru trades are included for Premium Members only!!
Premium More recent guru trades are included for USA Subscribe Members only!!
» Interactive Charts

Peter Lynch Chart ( What is Peter Lynch Charts )

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Information Technology Services  
Compare:NYSE:NCR, XPAR:SOP, TSE:4739, SZSE:300182, NYSE:CACI, TSE:9719, XTER:BC8, NYSE:EPAM, XPAR:ALT, NYSE:SAIC, XPAR:ATE, NAS:SABR, OSTO:AXIS, NYSE:CSRA, TSE:3626, SHSE:600728, OHEL:TIE1V, SHSE:600797, SZSE:300168, BOM:540005 » details
Traded in other countries:R42.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Rackspace Hosting Inc, through its operating subsidiaries, is a provider of cloud computing services, managing web-based IT systems for small and medium-sized businesses as well as large enterprises.

Rackspace Hosting Inc was incorporated in Delaware in March 2000. The Company, through its operating subsidiaries, is a provider of cloud computing services, managing web-based IT systems for small and medium-sized businesses as well as large enterprises. It offers a portfolio of integrated IT solutions for common business needs, including for ecommerce, web content management, website hosting, data services, office mail and collaboration, and private clouds. It also offers advisory services for technology strategy, security and compliance, application assessment and migration, and DevOps automation. It offers its solutions across a variety of IT form factors, including multi-tenant public cloud, dedicated single-tenant servers, private cloud, and hybrid cloud - all delivered with a commitment to open and standard technologies. Its marketing activities include web-based paid and natural search, participation in technology trade shows, conferences and customer events, advertisements in traditional and electronic (web and email-based) media, and targeted regional public relations activities. Its trademark includes Rackspace, Fanatical Support, and RackConnect. The Company is subject to U.S. federal income tax and various state, local, and international income taxes in numerous jurisdictions.

Guru Investment Theses on Rackspace Hosting Inc

Mario Gabelli Comments on Rackspace Hosting Inc. - Jan 31, 2017

Rackspace Hosting Inc. (NYSE:RAX) is a San Antonio, Texas based information technology company. Rackspace specializes in cloud computing technology and storage. On August 26, 2016 Apollo Global with Searchlight Capital made a $32 cash per share offer for the company. The merger valued RAX at $4.3 billion and was subject to traditional regulatory approval and a shareholder vote. The deal closed on November 3, 2016 and the Fund earned a 10.72% annualized return.

From Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio)'s ABC Fund fourth quarter 2016 commentary.

Check out Mario Gabelli latest stock trades

Top Ranked Articles about Rackspace Hosting Inc

DEADLINE ALERT: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Reminds Investors of Class Action Against Rackspace Hosting, Inc. (RAX) and Lead Plaintiff Deadline: July 10, 2017
SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Brower Piven Encourages Investors Who Have Losses In Excess Of $100,000 From Investment In Rackspace Hosting, Inc. (NYSE: RAX) To Contact Brower Piven Before The Lead Plaintiff Deadline In Class Action Lawsuit
EQUITY ALERT: Rosen Law Firm Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against Rackspace Hosting, Inc. - RAX
SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Brower Piven Notifies Investors of Class Action Lawsuit And Encourages Those Who Have Losses In Excess Of $100,000 From Investment In Rackspace Hosting, Inc. (NYSE: RAX) To Contact Brower Piven Before The Lead Plaintiff Deadline
Labaton Sucharow LLP Files Class Action Lawsuit on Behalf of Rackspace Hosting, Inc. Investors
Mario Gabelli Comments on Rackspace Hosting Inc. Guru stock highlight
Rackspace Hosting Inc. (NYSE:RAX) is a San Antonio, Texas based information technology company. Rackspace specializes in cloud computing technology and storage. On August 26, 2016 Apollo Global with Searchlight Capital made a $32 cash per share offer for the company. The merger valued RAX at $4.3 billion and was subject to traditional regulatory approval and a shareholder vote. The deal closed on November 3, 2016 and the Fund earned a 10.72% annualized return. Read more...

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history

Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.30
RAX's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
93% of the 1752 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. RAX: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
RAX' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: 0.3

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $2,080.70
EPS (TTM) $ 1.12
Short Percentage of Float7.63%
52-Week Range $15.05 - 32.14
Shares Outstanding (Mil)125.81

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 2,085 2,220 2,375
EPS ($) 0.95 1.23 1.53
EPS without NRI ($) 0.95 1.23 1.53
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
12.20%
Dividends per Share ($)

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: ----
Positive ROAN
Positive CFROAN
Higher ROA yoyN
CFROA > ROAN
Lower Leverage yoyN
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyN

Personalized Checklist

Checklist has been moved to "Checklist" tab.

Get WordPress Plugins for easy affiliate links on Stock Tickers and Guru Names | Earn affiliate commissions by embedding GuruFocus Charts
GuruFocus Affiliate Program: Earn up to $400 per referral. ( Learn More)

GF Chat

{{numOfNotice}}