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Last $9.07 USD
Change Today -0.14 / -1.52%
Volume 663.4K
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bankrate inc (RATE) Details

Bankrate, Inc. operates as an online publisher, aggregator, and distributor of personal finance content in the United States and internationally. It aggregates audiences of in-market consumers by providing proprietary, comprehensive, independent, and objective personal finance and related editorial content across various categories, including mortgages, deposits, insurance, credit cards, senior care, retirement, automobile loans, and taxes. The company’s flagship sites,,, and connect its audience with financial service and senior care providers, and other contextually relevant advertisers. Its Banking segment offers information on rates for various types of mortgages, home lending, and refinancing; and rate information and original editorial content on various deposit products, retirement, taxes, and debt management. The company’s Credit Cards segment offers information and comparison capabilities of consumer and business credit and prepaid cards; and host news and advice on personal finance, credit card, and bank policies, as well as tools and calculators to estimate credit scores and card benefits. Its Insurance segment provides insurance quotes; advice and descriptions of insurance terms; and articles on topical subjects. Bankrate also develops and provides content, tools, Web services, and co-branded Websites to approximately 100 online partners, including personal finance sites, such as Yahoo, AOL, CNBC, AARP, and Bloomberg. In addition, it licenses editorial content to news organizations comprising The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and The New York Times. The company was formerly known as Inc. and changed its name to Bankrate, Inc. in September 2000. Bankrate, Inc. was founded in 1976 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

552 Employees
Last Reported Date: 06/18/15
Founded in 1976

bankrate inc (RATE) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $476.8K
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $225.0K
Chief Executive Officer of Bankrate.Com
Total Annual Compensation: $401.5K
Chief Executive Officer of Bankrate Insurance
Total Annual Compensation: $351.3K
Chief Executive Officer of Bankrate Credit Ca...
Total Annual Compensation: $351.3K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

bankrate inc (RATE) Key Developments

Bruce Nelson Announces Not to Stand for Re-Election of Board of Directors of Bankrate, Inc

On June 24, 2015, Bruce Nelson informed the Board of Directors of Bankrate, Inc. of his decision not to stand for re-election to the Board at the company's 2015 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. Mr. Nelson will continue to serve as a director through the 2015 Annual Meeting date. Mr. Nelsons decision was for personal reasons and not the result of any disagreement with the company or its management.

Bankrate, Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Second Quarter and Full Year 2015

Bankrate, Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. Total revenue for the first quarter was $141.5 million, compared to $136.3 million in the first quarter of 2014, an increase of 4%. GAAP net income was $5.0 million, or $0.05 per fully diluted share, compared to $4.1 million or $0.04 per fully diluted share in the first quarter of 2014, representing a 25% increase in EPS. Non-GAAP adjusted net income was $20.2 million, representing Adjusted EPS of $0.19, compared to $18.1 million or Adjusted EPS of $0.18 in the first quarter of 2014, a 6% increase in Adjusted EPS. Adjusted EBITDA was $40.4 million compared to $36.9 million in the first quarter of 2014, an increase of 10%. Income from operations was $14.672 million, compared to $14.596 million in the first quarter of 2014. Income before taxes was $9.396 million, compared to $9.406 million in the first quarter of 2014. Net income from continuing operations was $5.277 million or $0.05 per fully diluted share, compared to $4.532 million or $0.04 per fully diluted share in the first quarter of 2014. For full year 2015, the company is introducing revenue guidance in the $520 to $530 million range and Adjusted EBITDA guidance for 2015 between $145 and $150 million. The company expects revenues for the second quarter of 2015 to be between $125 and $130 million and Adjusted EBITDA between $33 and $35 million.

Bankrate Seeks Acquisitions

Bankrate, Inc. (NYSE:RATE) plans to make acquisitions that is important to drive growth and further its capabilities.


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