How to buy RigNet stock - 16 April

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How to buy RigNet stock

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RigNet, Inc is an oil & gas equipment & services business based in the US. RigNet shares (RNET) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. RigNet employs 658 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$207.9 million.

How to buy shares in RigNet

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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 RigNet. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: RNET. 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 RigNet 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 RigNet, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of RigNet. 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.

RigNet share price

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

RigNet shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-09.
52-week rangeUSD$0.77 - USD$11.19
50-day moving average USD$9.4141
200-day moving average USD$6.6631
Wall St. target priceUSD$6
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-3.717

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Is it a good time to buy RigNet stock?

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Is RigNet under- or over-valued?

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


RigNet's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$22.6 million.

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

RigNet financials

Revenue TTM USD$207.9 million
Gross profit TTM USD$77.6 million
Return on assets TTM -0.1%
Return on equity TTM -188.98%
Profit margin -22.03%
Book value $0.056
Market capitalisation USD$187 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting RigNet shares

There are currently 248,286 RigNet shares held short by investors – that's known as RigNet's "short interest". This figure is 29.3% up from 192,012 last month.

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

RigNet's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

RigNet's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of RigNet shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of RigNet shares traded daily (recently around 225714.54545455). RigNet's SIR currently stands at 1.1. In other words for every 100,000 RigNet shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1100 shares are currently held short.

However RigNet's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of RigNet shares, or, against the total number of tradable RigNet shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case RigNet's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 RigNet shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0164% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable RigNet shares, roughly 16 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against RigNet.

Find out more about how you can short RigNet stock.

RigNet share dividends

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

RigNet share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, RigNet's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.77 up to $11.19. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

RNET.US volatility(beta: 2.41)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 RigNet's is 2.4093. This would suggest that RigNet's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

RigNet overview

RigNet, Inc., a technology company, provides customized communications services, applications, and cybersecurity solutions in the United States and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Managed Communications Services, Applications and Internet-of-Things (Apps & IoT), and Systems Integration. The Managed Communications Services segment provides remote communication, telephony, and technology services for offshore and onshore drilling rigs and production facilities, support vessels, and other remote sites. This segment also sells communications equipment; and provides installation and maintenance services. The Apps & IoT segment offers applications over-the-top of the network layer, including Software as a Service offerings, such as a real-time machine learning and artificial intelligence data platform; Cyphre encryption; cybersecurity services; edge computing solution services that assist customers with collecting and standardizing the complex data produced by edge devices; applications for safety and workforce productivity; and other value-added services. This segment also provides private machine-to-machine IoT data networks, including supervisory control and data acquisition. The Systems Integration segment engages in the design, consulting, engineering, project management, procurement, testing, installation, commissioning, and maintenance of telecommunications systems. This segment also provides monitoring and maintenance for fire and gas detection systems; and programmable logic controller and automation control systems. RigNet, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

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