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How to buy Rambus stock

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Rambus Inc is a semiconductors business based in the US. Rambus shares (RMBS) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Rambus

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Rambus. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: RMBS. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Rambus reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. Weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Rambus, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Rambus. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Rambus share price

Use our graph to track the performance of RMBS stocks over time.

Rambus shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-03-03.
52-week rangeUSD$9.01 - USD$22.3
50-day moving average USD$20.5465
200-day moving average USD$16.544
Wall St. target priceUSD$21.5
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-1.567

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Is it a good time to buy Rambus stock?

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Is Rambus under- or over-valued?

Valuing Rambus stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Rambus's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Rambus's PEG ratio

Rambus's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.7727. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Rambus's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Rambus's EBITDA

Rambus's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$8.9 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Rambus's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Rambus financials

Revenue TTM USD$242.7 million
Gross profit TTM USD$199.4 million
Return on assets TTM -1.86%
Return on equity TTM -4.65%
Profit margin -17.97%
Book value $8.103
Market capitalisation USD$2.3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Rambus shares

There are currently 5.2 million Rambus shares held short by investors – that's known as Rambus's "short interest". This figure is 4.9% down from 5.5 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Rambus shares can be evaluated.

Rambus's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Rambus's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Rambus shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Rambus shares traded daily (recently around 974900). Rambus's SIR currently stands at 5.38. In other words for every 100,000 Rambus shares traded daily on the market, roughly 5380 shares are currently held short.

However Rambus's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Rambus shares, or, against the total number of tradable Rambus shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Rambus's short interest could be expressed as 0.05% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Rambus shares in existence, roughly 50 shares are currently held short) or 0.0632% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Rambus shares, roughly 63 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Rambus.

Find out more about how you can short Rambus stock.

Rambus share dividends

We're not expecting Rambus to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Rambus's shares ever split?

Rambus's shares were split on a 4:1 basis on 15 June 2000. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 4 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Rambus shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 75% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Rambus shares which in turn could have impacted Rambus's share price.

Rambus share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Rambus's shares have ranged in value from as little as $9.01 up to $22.3. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

RMBS.US volatility(beta: 1.1)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Rambus's is 1.1046. This would suggest that Rambus's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Rambus overview

Rambus Inc. provides semiconductor products in the United States, Taiwan, South Korea, Japan, Europe, Canada, Singapore, Asia, and internationally. It offers DDR memory interface chips to module manufacturers and OEMs; physical interface and companion digital controller IPs for SoC designers; and industry-standard interface solutions, such as 28G, 32G, 56G, and 112G SerDes, as well as PCIe 5.0. The company also provides memory interface solutions that include HBM Gen2 and GDDR6; and security IP cores and protocols, as well as a portfolio of patents that covers memory architecture, high-speed serial links, and security products. In addition, it offers technology licenses to support the implementation and adoption of technology in their products or services; and a range of services, which include know-how and technology transfer, product design and development, system integration, and other services. The company markets its products and services through its direct sales force and distributors. Rambus Inc. was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.

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