Realnetworks (RNWK)

Building on a rich history of digital media expertise and innovation, RealNetworks has created a new generation of products that employ best-in-class artificial intelligence and machine learning to enhance and secure our daily lives. Real's portfolio includes SAFR, the world's premier computer vision platform for live video, Kontxt, an industry leading NLP (Natural Language Processing) platform for text and multi-media analysis, and leveraging its digital media expertise, a mobile games business focused on the large free-to-play segment.

Company profile

Robert Glaser
Fiscal year end
Atrativa Latin America Ltda. • Beijing RealNetworks Technology Co. Ltd. • GameHouse Europe B.V. • GameHouse Spain S.L. • GameHouse Original Stories B.V. • Listen.com, Inc. • Muzicall Ltd. • RealNetworks Asia Pacific Co., Ltd. • RealNetworks Australia • RealNetworks Digital Music of California, Inc. ...
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RNWK stock data


12 Aug 22
20 Aug 22
31 Dec 22
Quarter (USD) Jun 22 Mar 22 Dec 21 Sep 21
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Cash burn rate (est.) Burn method: Change in cash Burn method: Operating income Burn method: FCF (opex + capex)
Last Q Avg 4Q Last Q Avg 4Q Last Q Avg 4Q
Cash on hand (at last report) 15.98M 15.98M 15.98M 15.98M 15.98M 15.98M
Cash burn (monthly) 2.47M 1.29M 1.69M 1.7M 2.15M 1.3M
Cash used (since last report) 4.17M 2.18M 2.85M 2.86M 3.62M 2.18M
Cash remaining 11.81M 13.8M 13.13M 13.12M 12.36M 13.8M
Runway (months of cash) 4.8 10.7 7.8 7.7 5.8 10.6

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Date Owner Security Transaction Code Indirect 10b5-1 $Price #Shares $Value #Remaining
1 Jun 22 Satterfield Thomas A JR Common Stock Buy Acquire P Yes No 0.63 90,906 57.27K 2,593,688
1 Jun 22 Caldwell Mill Opportunity Fund Common Stock Buy Acquire P No No 0.63 90,906 57.27K 2,593,688
31 May 22 Satterfield Thomas A JR Common Stock Buy Acquire P Yes No 0.61 113,830 69.44K 2,502,782
31 May 22 Caldwell Mill Opportunity Fund Common Stock Buy Acquire P No No 0.61 113,830 69.44K 2,502,782
26 May 22 Caldwell Mill Opportunity Fund Common Stock Buy Acquire P No No 0.63 128,496 80.95K 2,388,952
26 May 22 Satterfield Thomas A JR Common Stock Buy Acquire P Yes No 0.63 128,496 80.95K 2,388,952
25 May 22 Caldwell Mill Opportunity Fund Common Stock Buy Acquire P No No 0.6 116,715 70.03K 2,260,456
25 May 22 Satterfield Thomas A JR Common Stock Buy Acquire P Yes No 0.6 116,715 70.03K 2,260,456
24 May 22 Caldwell Mill Opportunity Fund Common Stock Buy Acquire P No No 0.6 23,741 14.24K 2,143,741
21.7% owned by funds/institutions
13F holders Current Prev Q Change
Total holders 36 49 -26.5%
Opened positions 1 10 -90.0%
Closed positions 14 11 +27.3%
Increased positions 7 13 -46.2%
Reduced positions 16 12 +33.3%
13F shares Current Prev Q Change
Total value 5.95M 11.65M -48.9%
Total shares 10.26M 11.89M -13.7%
Total puts 16.4K 43.9K -62.6%
Total calls 220K 116.9K +88.2%
Total put/call ratio 0.1 0.4 -80.1%
Largest owners Shares Value Change
CM Management 2.02M $1.17M +39.2%
Renaissance Technologies 1.96M $1.14M +0.1%
Vanguard 1.15M $668K -0.5%
Pinnacle Wealth Management 1.05M $611K +0.5%
AMH Equity 930.5K $540K -6.9%
BLK Blackrock 708.12K $410K -0.5%
Dimensional Fund Advisors 667.41K $387K -41.1%
Fuller & Thaler Asset Management 371.41K $215K +0.6%
Geode Capital Management 259.61K $150K 0.0%
Bridgeway Capital Management 216.9K $126K -53.0%
Largest transactions Shares Bought/sold Change
CM Management 2.02M +568.63K +39.2%
Dimensional Fund Advisors 667.41K -466.1K -41.1%
MS Morgan Stanley 50.8K -350.01K -87.3%
Bridgeway Capital Management 216.9K -244.5K -53.0%
Norges Bank 0 -191.1K EXIT
Susquehanna International 19.95K -175.36K -89.8%
Citadel Advisors 0 -147.69K EXIT
VIRT Virtu Financial 0 -116.41K EXIT
Two Sigma Investments 115.09K -72.9K -38.8%
Two Sigma Securities 0 -71.48K EXIT

Financial report summary

  • Our growth initiatives could take longer than planned, be unsuccessful, or deplete our cash resources, any of which would have a material adverse effect on the performance of our businesses and financial results, and could cause us to pursue additional debt or other funding sources.
  • We need to successfully monetize our new products and services in order to sustain and grow our businesses, and manage our cash resources.
  • Our businesses, including in connection with our growth initiatives, face substantial competitive challenges that may impair our success, thus negatively impacting our future growth.
  • Issues with the use of artificial intelligence, or AI, in our offerings could result in reputational harm or liability.
  • The distribution and license of our technology products and services are governed by contracts with third parties, the terms of which subject us to significant risks that could negatively impact our revenue, expenses and assumption of liability related to such contracts.
  • Our operating results are difficult to predict and may fluctuate, which may contribute to weakness or volatility in our stock price.
  • Any impairment to our goodwill, definite-lived, and right-of-use operating lease assets could result in a material charge to our earnings.
  • Difficulty recruiting and retaining key personnel could significantly impair our operations or jeopardize our ability to meet our growth objectives.
  • Acquisitions and divestitures involve costs and risks that could harm our business and impair our ability to realize potential benefits from these transactions.
  • Government regulation of the Internet, computer vision and facial recognition technologies, AI and other related technologies exposes us to regulatory risks and unfavorable developments resulting from any changes in the regulatory landscape or in the industry or broader market conditions in which RealNetworks operates.
  • We face financial and operational risks associated with doing business in non-U.S. jurisdictions and operating a global business, that have in the past and could in the future have a material adverse impact on our business, financial condition and results of operations.
  • We may be unable to adequately protect our proprietary rights or leverage our technology assets, and may face risks associated with third-party claims relating to intellectual property rights associated with our products and services.
  • Disruptions or failures of, or cybersecurity attacks on, our systems or networks, or those of our third-party service providers, may cause such systems and networks to fail, become unavailable, unsecured or perform poorly, or may lead to disclosure of sensitive customer data.
  • Changes in regulations applicable to the Internet and e-commerce that increase the taxes on the services we provide could materially harm our business and operating results.
  • Changes in accounting standards and subjective assumptions, estimates, and judgments by management related to complex accounting matters and changes in personnel responsible for internal controls could significantly affect our financial results or financial condition.
  • We may be subject to additional income tax assessments and changes in applicable tax regulations could adversely affect our financial results.
  • The announcement and pendency of the Merger Agreement may have an adverse effect on our business results, and a failure to complete the Merger could have a material and adverse effect on our business, results of operations, financial condition, cash flows, and stock price.
  • While the merger is pending, we are subject to business uncertainties and contractual restrictions that could harm our business relationships, financial condition, operating results, cash flows, and business.
  • Litigation may arise in connection with the merger, which could be costly, prevent consummation of the merger, divert management’s attention and otherwise materially harm our business.
  • The Merger Agreement limits our ability to pursue alternatives to the Merger and may discourage other companies from trying to acquire the Company for greater consideration than what Greater Heights has agreed to pay pursuant to the Merger Agreement.
  • Our Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer beneficially owns 38.5% of our common stock, which gives him significant control over certain major decisions on which our shareholders may vote or which may discourage our acquisition by a third party.
  • Provisions of our charter documents, shareholder rights plan, and Washington law could discourage our acquisition by a third party.
Management Discussion
  • RealNetworks invented the streaming media category in 1995 and continues to build on its foundation of digital media expertise and innovation. In recent years, we have leveraged our technical expertise and access to proprietary data sources to develop a new generation of AI-based products and solutions. These products and solutions are designed to help customers be safer and smarter, and for their companies to be more efficient and more successful. The main two products and key investment initiatives in our AI portfolio are SAFR, our AI-based computer vision platform, and KONTXT, our natural language processing-based (NLP) message classification and analysis platform.
  • SAFR leverages the power of AI to enhance security, safety, convenience, and operational efficiencies with fast and accurate face recognition and additional person- and object-based AI capabilities. KONTXT is based on AI NLP analysis, allowing our customers to analyze and classify multiple billions of messages monthly in real time in order to protect end consumers from spam and fraud. Our focus on AI-based products and our data science resources allows us to be agile, continuously evolving, and rapidly creating new solutions to solve consumers’ problems.
  • In addition to our AI solutions, our consumer products also feature GameHouse Original Stories, a unique IP portfolio of free-to-play and subscription mobile games, used by millions of players. Our consumer products also include ringback tones, which we sell to consumers through mobile operators, and the renowned RealPlayer, which introduced streaming to the world in 1995 and today provides millions of people worldwide a powerful way to stream, download, store, organize, and experience the rapidly expanding universe of digital media content. We also create video compression and enhancement technology, which we primarily license to OEMs, including manufacturers of mobile devices, smart TVs, and set-top boxes.

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