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Last $14.22 USD
Change Today -0.05 / -0.35%
Volume 138.2K
RPXC On Other Exchanges
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NASDAQ GS
Berlin
As of 8:10 PM 03/27/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

rpx corp (RPXC) Snapshot

Open
$14.25
Previous Close
$14.27
Day High
$14.33
Day Low
$14.12
52 Week High
07/7/14 - $18.16
52 Week Low
01/16/15 - $11.94
Market Cap
771.8M
Average Volume 10 Days
219.6K
EPS TTM
$0.72
Shares Outstanding
54.3M
EX-Date
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P/E TM
19.7x
Dividend
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Dividend Yield
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rpx corp (RPXC) Details

RPX Corporation provides patent risk management solutions in the United States, Japan, and internationally. It offers a subscription-based patent risk management solution that facilitates exchanges of value between owners and users of patents. The company provides a defensive patent aggregation in which it acquires patent assets to offer clients with licenses to protect them from patent infringement assertions; and insurance services to cover certain costs of non-practicing entity patent litigation. It also offers its clients with access to its proprietary patent market intelligence and data. RPX Corporation’s clients include companies that design, make, or sell technology-based products and services, as well as companies that use technology in their businesses. The company was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

152 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/2/15
Founded in 2008

rpx corp (RPXC) Top Compensated Officers

Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Presiden...
Total Annual Compensation: $700.0K
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Se...
Total Annual Compensation: $490.8K
Head of Client Development & Relations and Se...
Total Annual Compensation: $403.5K
Senior Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $403.1K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

rpx corp (RPXC) Key Developments

RPX Corporation Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended December 31, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the First Quarter and Full Year of 2015

RPX Corporation reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company’s revenue was $67.7 million, compared to $60.3 million in the prior year period. GAAP net income was $9.9 million or $0.18 per diluted share, compared to $7.0 million or $0.13 per diluted share in the fourth quarter of 2013. Non-GAAP net income which excludes stock-based compensation and the amortization of acquired intangibles (in each case, net of tax), was $13.3 million or $0.24 per pro forma diluted share, compared to $9.7 million or $0.18 per pro forma diluted share in the fourth quarter of 2013. Operating income was $16,159,000 compared to $10,902,000 a year ago. Income before provision for income taxes was $16,247,000 compared to $10,945,000 a year ago. For the full year, the company’s GAAP net income was $40.0 million or $0.73 per diluted share, compared to $40.8 million or $0.76 per diluted share for fiscal 2013. Revenue was $259.3 million, compared to $237.5 million for fiscal 2013. Non-GAAP net income was $53.2 million or $0.97 per pro forma diluted share, compared to $52.7 million or $0.98 per pro forma diluted share for fiscal 2013. Operating income was $63,928,000 compared to $64,082,000 a year ago. Income before provision for income taxes was $64,282,000 compared to $64,295,000 a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $191,469,000 compared to $212,473,000 a year ago. Purchases of property and equipment were $1,511,000 compared to $2,880,000 a year ago. Acquisitions of patent assets were $136,968,000 compared to $127,101,000 a year ago. The company provided earnings guidance for the first quarter and full year of 2015. For the quarter, the company expects total revenue to be in the range of $82.3 million to $82.8 million. Net income (non-GAAP) expected to be in the range of $19.5 million to $20.1 million. Effective tax rate (non-GAAP) expected to be in the range of 37%. For the full year, the company expects total revenue to be in the range of $285.0 million to $300.0 million. Net income (non-GAAP) expected to be in the range of $50.0 million to $54.0 million. Effective tax rate (non-GAAP) expected to be in the range of 37%. Net acquisition spends expected to be of $170.0 million.

RPX Corporation seeks acquisitions

RPX Corporation (NasdaqGS:RPXC) will consider acquisitions. John Amster, Chief Executive Officer of RPX said, "In 2015 we will continue to leverage our strong capital position and cash flow. We will increase our patent spend, invest in our insurance channel and service offering, and continue to bolster our data infrastructure, all strategic uses of our balance sheet designed to drive client renewals, acquisitions, and revenue growth."

RPX Corporation Presents at Baird Business Solutions Conference, Feb-24-2015 09:45 AM

RPX Corporation Presents at Baird Business Solutions Conference, Feb-24-2015 09:45 AM. Venue: The Pierre Hotel, 2 East 61st Street, New York, New York, United States.

 

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