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Ribbon Communications Inc
-$0.15 (-2.12%)

Ribbon Communications is a telecom services business based in the US. Ribbon Communications stocks (RBBN.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $7.44 – an increase of 4.64% over the previous week. Ribbon Communications employs 3,784 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $878.6 million.

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How has Coronavirus impacted Ribbon Communications's stock price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Ribbon Communications's stock price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was $7.44, which is 52.96% up on its pre-crash value of $3.5 and 281.54% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as $1.95.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Ribbon Communications stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth $869.71 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth $2,619.70.

Ribbon Communications stock price

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Ribbon Communications stocks at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-28.
Latest market close$7.44
52-week range$3.61 - $11.25
50-day moving average $7.5951
200-day moving average $7.9253
Wall St. target price$12.17
PE ratio 14.0918
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.501

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Is it a good time to buy Ribbon Communications stock?

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Ribbon Communications price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $7.44

1 month (2021-07-01) -2.49%
3 months (2021-04-30) 10.22%

Is Ribbon Communications under- or over-valued?

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

Ribbon Communications's P/E ratio

Ribbon Communications's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 14x. In other words, Ribbon Communications stocks trade at around 14x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the stocks or simply that they're under-valued.

Ribbon Communications's EBITDA

Ribbon Communications's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$124.8 million.

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

Ribbon Communications financials

Revenue TTM USD$878.6 million
Operating margin TTM 5.06%
Gross profit TTM USD$495.1 million
Return on assets TTM 1.9%
Return on equity TTM 12.88%
Profit margin 8.77%
Book value $4.362
Market capitalisation USD$1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

How to short and sell Ribbon Communications stocks

  1. Create a CFD or spread betting account.
  2. Search for the stock code. E.g. "RBBN.US"
  3. Choose your position size.
  4. Select "sell" rather than "buy".
  5. Confirm your position and keep tabs on it. You may wish to set limits on your position.

There are currently 1.8 million Ribbon Communications stocks held short by investors – that's known as Ribbon Communications's "short interest". This figure is 3.6% down from 1.9 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Ribbon Communications stocks can be evaluated.

Ribbon Communications's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Ribbon Communications's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Ribbon Communications stocks currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Ribbon Communications stocks traded daily (recently around 342259.25925926). Ribbon Communications's SIR currently stands at 5.4. In other words for every 100,000 Ribbon Communications stocks traded daily on the market, roughly 5400 stocks are currently held short.

However Ribbon Communications's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Ribbon Communications stocks, or, against the total number of tradable Ribbon Communications stocks (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Ribbon Communications's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding stocks (for every 100,000 Ribbon Communications stocks in existence, roughly 10 stocks are currently held short) or 0.0269% of the tradable stocks (for every 100,000 tradable Ribbon Communications stocks, roughly 27 stocks are currently held short).

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

Find out more about how you can short Ribbon Communications stock.

Ribbon Communications stock dividends

We're not expecting Ribbon Communications to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. However, you can browse other dividend-paying stocks in our guide.

Have Ribbon Communications stocks ever split?

Ribbon Communications stocks were split on a 1:5 basis on 30 January 2015. So if you had owned 5 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Ribbon Communications stocks – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 400% higher stock price could have impacted the market appetite for Ribbon Communications stocks which in turn could have impacted Ribbon Communications's stock price.

Ribbon Communications stock price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Ribbon Communications's stocks have ranged in value from as little as $3.61 up to $11.25. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

RBBN.US volatility(beta: 1.09)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a stocks volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Ribbon Communications's is 1.0909. This would suggest that Ribbon Communications's stocks 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).

Ribbon Communications overview

Ribbon Communications Inc. provides communications technology in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Japan, the Asia Pacific, and internationally. It operates through two segments, Cloud and Edge, and IP Optical Networks. The Cloud and Edge segment provides software and hardware products; and solutions and services for enabling voice over internet protocol communications, voice over long-term evolution, and voice over 5G communications and unified communications and collaboration. This segment also offers session border controller and network transformation products. This segment serves private, public, or hybrid cloud infrastructures, as well as data centers, enterprise premises, and service provider networks. The IP Optical Networks segment provides hardware and software solutions for IP networking, switching, routing, and optical transport to support and enable technologies, such as 5G, distributed cloud computing, and corresponding applications by delivering ultra-low cost-per-bit transport and multi-service flexibility. It also offers multiple solutions, including 5G-native solutions for mobile backhaul, metro and edge aggregation, core networking, data center interconnect, legacy NTR, and transport solutions for wholesale carriers. This segment serves utilities, government, defense, finance, transportation, and education and research industries, as well as service providers and enterprises. It also provides advanced analytics solutions and next generation products that provides cloud-native and streaming analytics platform for networks and subscribers; and core-to-edge products, and end-to-end service assurance and analytics solutions, and integrated SD-WAN services. Ribbon Communications has strategic partnerships with Orion Innovation. The company was formerly known as Sonus Networks, Inc. and changed its name to Ribbon Communications Inc. in November 2017. Ribbon Communications Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Plano, Texas.

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