Ribbon Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:RBBN)’s traded shares stood at 9.27 million during the last session, with the company’s beta value hitting 1.05. At the close of trading, the stock’s price was $3.62, to imply an increase of 1.12% or $0.04 in intraday trading. The RBBN share’s 52-week high remains $4.84, putting it -33.7% down since that peak but still an impressive 39.5% since price per share fell to its 52-week low of $2.19. The company has a valuation of $628.69M, with an average of 1.26 million shares in intraday trading volume over the past 10 days and average of 671.42K shares over the past 3 months.
Analysts have given a consensus recommendation of an Overweight for Ribbon Communications Inc. (RBBN), translating to a mean rating of 2.40. Of 5 analyst(s) looking at the stock, 0 analyst(s) give RBBN a Sell rating. 0 of those analysts rate the stock as Overweight while 2 advise Hold as 3 recommend it as a Buy. 0 analyst(s) have given it an Underweight rating. Estimates put the company’s current-quarter earnings per share at $0.
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Ribbon Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:RBBN) trade information
After registering a 1.12% upside in the last session, Ribbon Communications Inc. (RBBN) has traded red over the past five days. The stock hit a weekly high of 4.17 this Friday, 03/17/23, jumping 1.12% in its intraday price action. The 5-day price performance for the stock is -14.82%, and -4.74% over 30 days. With these gigs, the year-to-date price performance is 29.75%. Short interest in Ribbon Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:RBBN) saw shorts transact 2.96 million shares and set a 4.33 days time to cover.
Analysts on Wall Street suggest a consensus price target of $5.88, implying an increase of 38.44% to the stock’s current value. The extremes give us $5.00 and $7.00 for target low and target high price respectively. As such, RBBN has been trading -93.37% off suggested target high and -38.12% from its likely low.
Ribbon Communications Inc. (RBBN) estimates and forecasts
Looking at statistics comparing Ribbon Communications Inc. share performance against respective industry, we note that the company has outperformed competitors. Ribbon Communications Inc. (RBBN) shares are 22.71% up over the last 6 months, with its year-to-date growth rate higher than industry average at 127.27% against 29.40%. Revenue is forecast to shrink -100.00% this quarter before jumping 100.00% for the next one. The rating firms project that company’s revenue will shrink -3.50% compared to the previous financial year.
Revenue forecast for the current quarter as set by 4 analysts is $229.16 million. Meanwhile, for the quarter ending Mar 2023, a total of 4 analyst(s) estimate revenue growth to $185.7 million.Earnings reports from the last fiscal year show that sales brought in $230.58 million and $173.2 million respectively in the corresponding quarters. In this case, analysts estimate current quarter sales to fall -0.60% before jumping 7.20% in the following quarter.
An assessment of the company’s 5-year growth patterns shows that annual earnings shrunk an estimated -33.60% for the past 5-year period. While 2023 is set for a -296.00% return in earnings, projections for the next 5 years are at 12.00% annually.
Ribbon Communications Inc. has its next earnings report out between April 25 and May 01. However, it is important to take into account that this dividend yield ratio is just an indicator to only serve the purpose of guidance. Investors interested to invest in the stock should ponder company’s other fundamental and operations related aspects too. Ribbon Communications Inc. has a forward dividend ratio of 0, with the share yield ticking at 0.00% to continue the rising pattern observed over the past year. The company’s average dividend yield trailing the past 5-year period is 0.00%.
Ribbon Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:RBBN)’s Major holders
Ribbon Communications Inc. insiders hold 18.01% of total outstanding shares, with institutional holders owning 70.43% of the shares at 85.91% float percentage. In total, 70.43% institutions holds shares in the company, led by JP Morgan Chase & Company. As of Sep 29, 2022, the company held over 51.6 million shares (or 30.69% of shares), all amounting to roughly $114.54 million.
The next major institution holding the largest number of shares is Neuberger Berman Group, LLC with 13.57 million shares, or about 8.07% of shares outstanding. As of the market price on Sep 29, 2022, these shares were worth $30.13 million.
We also have Neuberger & Berman Intrinsic Value Fd and First Trust NASDAQ Cybersecurity ETF as the top two Mutual Funds with the largest holdings of the Ribbon Communications Inc. (RBBN) shares. Going by data provided on Dec 30, 2022, Neuberger & Berman Intrinsic Value Fd holds roughly 5.88 million shares. This is just over 3.50% of the total shares, with a market valuation of $16.4 million. Data from the same date shows that the other fund manager holds a little less at 5.48 million, or 3.26% of the shares, all valued at about 15.3 million.