Rackspace Hosting, Inc (NYSE:RAX) is luring purchasers that want a foothold in the cloud to tackle the biggest United States Internet takeover since the dot-com bubble.
Rackspace has over tripled since its 2008 IPO as it evolved into Amazon.com, Inc’s (NASDAQ:AMZN) key rival in cloud computing, which permits businesses to save money on data centers by storing information on remote servers and contacting it via the Web.
Whereas the $6.1 billion Corporation has a superior valuation relative to earnings than about two-thirds of Internet software and e-commerce Company, it’s below half as expensive as Amazon, as mentioned in the Bloomberg compiled data.
Shifting readers focus to broader market, let’s consider market performance of other stocks that significantly affect same sector. InterNAP Network Services (NASDAQ:INAP) fell -0.75% to settle at $6.65, Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAM) moved down -0.56% to end at $31.69 while salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM) plunged -0.19% to finish on Wednesday at $137.75.
Rackspace Hosting, Inc. (NYSE:RAX) last session volume of 2.37 million shares was higher than its average volume of 3.32 million shares. The stock after opening at $45.07 hit high price of $45.15 and then closed at $44.67 by scoring -0.95%.
The liquidity measure in recent quarter results of the company was recorded 1.23 as current ratio and on the other side the debt to equity ratio was 0.22 and long-term debt to equity ratio also remained 0.11. The Company had total cash at hand $186.53 million and a book value per share as $4.95 in the most recent quarter.
The stock price volatility was 3.60% for a week and 3.74% for a month as well as price volatility’s Average True Range for 14 days was 1.89 and its beta remained 1.46.
RAX generated revenue of 1.10 billion in the following twelve months and earned $85.77 million. The Company showed a positive 7.82% in the net profit margin and as well as in its operating margin which remained 12.46%. Company’s annual sales growth for the past five years was +35.55%.
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