RealNetworks creates innovative products and services that make it easy for people to connect with and enjoy digital media.

RealNetworks invented the streaming media category in 1995 and continues to connect consumers with their digital media both directly and through partners, aiming to support every network, device, media type, and social network.

Seattle, US
Size (employees)
534 (est)-7%
RealNetworks was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Seattle, US

RealNetworks Office Locations

RealNetworks has an office in Seattle
Seattle, US (HQ)
1501 1st Avenue South

RealNetworks Data and Metrics

RealNetworks Financial Metrics

RealNetworks's revenue was reported to be $120.5 m in FY, 2016 which is a 4% decrease from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

120.5 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

55.5 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

(36.6 m)

EBIT (FY, 2016)

(37.2 m)

Market capitalization (21-Jul-2017)

164.8 m

Cash (31-Dec-2016)

33.7 m
RealNetworks's current market capitalization is $164.8 m.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


206.2 m156.2 m125.3 m120.5 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

79.1 m76.4 m70.3 m65 m

Gross profit

127.1 m79.8 m55 m55.5 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Sales and marketing expense

31.6 m

R&D expense

29.9 m

General and administrative expense

27.4 m

Operating expense total

197.9 m159.6 m124.2 m92.7 m


(70.8 m)(69.2 m)(69.2 m)(37.2 m)

EBIT margin, %


Pre tax profit

(54.1 m)(70.5 m)(82.7 m)(35.4 m)

Income tax expense

4.9 m1.3 m(834 k)1.1 m

Net Income

(59 m)(71.8 m)(81.8 m)(36.6 m)
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


151.2 m103.3 m47.3 m33.7 m

Accounts Receivable

9.1 m


9.1 m9 m7.1 m4.9 m

Current Assets

261.8 m187.3 m129.2 m104.9 m


17.5 m17.4 m13.1 m12.9 m

Total Assets

342.8 m250.3 m161.3 m130.4 m

Accounts Payable

20 m18.7 m17.1 m18.2 m

Current Liabilities

70.3 m50.9 m37.9 m38.6 m

Total Liabilities

41.9 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

610.2 m617.8 m627.3 m633.9 m

Retained Earnings

(293.5 m)(365.3 m)(447.2 m)(483.7 m)

Total Equity

120.7 m88.6 m

Financial Leverage

1.3 x1.5 x
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

(59 m)(71.8 m)(81.8 m)(36.6 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

18.7 m12 m10.4 m7.1 m

Accounts Receivable

8.4 m8.7 m(8.2 m)(129 k)

Accounts Payable

321 k(769 k)(465 k)1.6 m

Cash From Operating Activities

(49.9 m)(60.2 m)(69 m)(24.3 m)

Purchases of PP&E

(150 k)

Cash From Investing Activities

39.2 m15.6 m15.7 m11.6 m

Cash From Financing Activities

(1.4 m)(637 k)341 k(345 k)

Income Taxes Paid

4.6 m1.9 m1.5 m2.1 m
USDY, 2016


208.1 k

Financial Leverage

1.5 x

RealNetworks Operating Metrics

RealNetworks's Patent Applications was reported to be 30 in FY, 2016
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016Jun, 2017

Patents (US)


Patents (foreign)


Patent Applications


Mobile Customers

700 m


100 m

    RealNetworks Market Value History

    RealNetworks Revenue Breakdown

    RealNetworks Median Salaries

    Source: 47 public H-1B filings from RealNetworks

    RealNetworks Online and Social Media Presence

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