RealNetworks Inc. [NASDAQ: RNWK] gained 10.61% or 0.14 points to close at $1.46 with a heavy trading volume of 4826450 shares. It opened the trading session at $1.29, the shares rose to $1.66 and dropped to $1.27, the range by which the price of stock traded the whole day. The daily chart for RNWK points out that the company has recorded 19.67% gains over the past six months. However, it is still -356.25% lower than its most recent low trading price.
If we look at the average trading volume of 818.60K shares, RNWK reached to a volume of 4826450 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here is what top equities market gurus are saying about RealNetworks Inc. [RNWK]:
Brigantine have made an estimate for RealNetworks Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on February 13, 2012. The new note on the price target was released on November 04, 2011, representing the official price target for RealNetworks Inc. stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for RealNetworks Inc. is set at 0.23, with the Price to Sales ratio for RNWK stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.34. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.28.
Trading performance analysis for RNWK stock
RealNetworks Inc. [RNWK] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 12.31. With this latest performance, RNWK shares gained by 25.86% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 19.67% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -23.16% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for RNWK stock in for the last two-week period is set at 54.76, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 53.36, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 55.62 for RealNetworks Inc. [RNWK]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 1.1027, while it was recorded at 1.3340 for the last single week of trading, and 1.2536 for the last 200 days.
RealNetworks Inc. [RNWK]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and RealNetworks Inc. [RNWK] shares currently have an operating margin of -17.40 and a Gross Margin at +40.08. RealNetworks Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -11.62.
Return on Total Capital for RNWK is now -48.94, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -37.05. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -41.84, with Return on Assets sitting at -16.66. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, RealNetworks Inc. [RNWK] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 63.19. Additionally, RNWK Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 38.72, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 15.34. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 31.89, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 19.54.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, RealNetworks Inc. [RNWK] managed to generate an average of -$44,152 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 8.34 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 1.43.RealNetworks Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.60 and a Current Ratio set at 0.60.
RealNetworks Inc. [RNWK]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis
With the latest financial reports released by the company, RealNetworks Inc. posted -0.23/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at -0.39/share.When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 41.00%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for RNWK.
An analysis of insider ownership at RealNetworks Inc. [RNWK]
There are presently around $20 million, or 40.30% of RNWK stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of RNWK stocks are: ARIEL INVESTMENTS, LLC with ownership of 6,083,130, which is approximately 1.043% of the company’s market cap and around 41.37% of the total institutional ownership; DIMENSIONAL FUND ADVISORS LP, holding 2,258,051 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $2.98 million in RNWK stocks shares; and VIEX CAPITAL ADVISORS, LLC, currently with $2.67 million in RNWK stock with ownership of nearly -16.243% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in RealNetworks Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of May and at the time of the May reporting period, where 12 institutional holders increased their position in RealNetworks Inc. [NASDAQ:RNWK] by around 656,964 shares. Additionally, 14 investors decreased positions by around 1,449,638 shares, while 13 investors held positions by with 13,256,494 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 15,363,096 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. RNWK stock had 4 new institutional investments in for a total of 298,889 shares, while 6 institutional investors sold positions of 219,409 shares during the same period.