Rambus Inc. designs, develops, and licenses chip interface technologies and architectures that are used in digital electronics products. The Company's products include Fully Synchronous DRAM, which is designed to allow precise timing from a DRAM system; Dual Edge Clocking that is designed to allow data to be sent on the clock pulse; Variable Burst Length, which is designed to improve data transfer efficiency by allowing varying amounts of data to be sent per a memory read or write request in DRAMs and flash memory; FlexPhase technology that synchronizes data output and compensates for circuit timing errors; and Channel Equalization, which is designed to improve signal integrity and system margins by reducing inter-symbol interference in high speed parallel and serial link channels.

The Company also licenses its leadership architectures and chip interfaces for use in semiconductor and system products, including XDR Memory Architecture, which enables the production of DRAM; XDR2 Memory Architecture that includes DRAM micro-threading for graphics intensive applications, such as gaming and digital video; RDRAM Memory, which is used in play stations, Intel-based personal computers, televisions, and routers; and FlexIO processor bus, a high speed chip-to-chip interface, as well as provides digital logic controllers for PCI Express, DDRx memory, and other interfaces. Its products are used in computing, gaming and graphics, and consumer electronics applications, as well as in personal computers, servers, printers, video projectors, game consoles, digital TVs, set-top boxes, and mobile phones.

Company Growth (employees)
Type
Public
HQ
Sunnyvale, US
Founded
1990
Size (employees)
767 (est)
Website
rambus.com
Rambus was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, US

Key People at Rambus

Ronald Black

Ronald Black

President and Chief Executive Officer
Jae Kim

Jae Kim

Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Jerome Nadel

Jerome Nadel

Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer

Rambus Office Locations

Rambus has offices in Sunnyvale, Seoul, Minato-ku, Bengaluru and in 5 other locations
Sunnyvale, US (HQ)
700 1050 Enterprise Way
Brecksville, US
6611 W Snowville Rd
Chapel Hill, US
200 1512 E Franklin St
San Francisco, US
425 Market St
Toronto, CA
3080 Yonge St
Paris, FR
56 Avenue Hoche
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Rambus Data and Metrics

Rambus Financial Metrics

Rambus's revenue was reported to be $97.4 m in Q1, 2017
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2017)

97.4 m

Gross profit (Q1, 2017)

77.6 m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2017), %

80%

Net income (Q1, 2017)

3 m

EBIT (Q1, 2017)

13.4 m

Market capitalization (15-Sep-2017)

1.5 b

Cash (31-Mar-2017)

177.5 m
Rambus's current market capitalization is $1.5 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

271.5 m296.6 m296.3 m336.6 m

Revenue growth, %

9%(0%)14%

Cost of goods sold

33.2 m41.9 m45.3 m67.1 m

Gross profit

238.3 m254.6 m250.9 m269.5 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Revenue

76.5 m69.7 m72.9 m72.8 m73.8 m72.7 m76.5 m89.9 m97.4 m

Cost of goods sold

10.6 m10.5 m10.8 m12.1 m11.1 m12.2 m14.1 m19.4 m19.7 m

Gross profit

65.9 m59.2 m62.2 m60.7 m62.7 m60.5 m62.4 m70.4 m77.6 m

Gross profit Margin, %

86%85%85%83%85%83%82%78%80%
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

338.7 m154.1 m143.8 m135.3 m

Accounts Receivable

2.3 m6 m16.4 m21.1 m

Inventories

5.6 m

Current Assets

398.4 m314.8 m315.6 m216.8 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Cash

99.6 m125.7 m171.6 m201.5 m216.6 m136.6 m188 m89.5 m177.5 m

Accounts Receivable

12.5 m5.1 m6.5 m6.7 m10.3 m14.6 m11.3 m26.4 m27.4 m

Inventories

5.8 m

Current Assets

267.3 m285.6 m335.6 m365.7 m401.9 m253.2 m283.7 m199.3 m233.5 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

(33.7 m)26.2 m211.4 m6.8 m

Depreciation and Amortization

44.4 m40.2 m37.5 m50.1 m

Accounts Receivable

(1.7 m)(3.8 m)(10 m)5.8 m

Inventories

1.7 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Net Income

5.5 m9.5 m6.9 m182 m1.9 m3.9 m4.5 m3 m

Accounts Receivable

12.5 m5.1 m6.5 m6.7 m10.3 m14.6 m11.3 m26.4 m27.4 m

Inventories

5.8 m

Accounts Payable

5.5 m5.7 m5.7 m5.2 m5.9 m4.9 m6.3 m10.2 m8.4 m
USDY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

126.9 k

Financial Leverage

1.4 x
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Rambus Operating Metrics

FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017

Patents Pending

710662674705681671634631646593

Patents Issued

1.78 k1.76 k1.77 k1.8 k1.83 k1.87 k1.88 k1.97 k1.99 k2.03 k
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Rambus Median Salaries

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