RNWK Realnetworks

RealNetworks, Inc. is a provider of Internet streaming media delivery software and services based in Seattle, Washington, United States. The company also provides subscription-based online entertainment services and mobile entertainment and messaging services. RealNetworks was founded in 1994 by Rob Glaser, an ex-Microsoft executive, and a management team including Phil Barrett, Andy Sharpless, and Stephen Buerkle. The original goal of the company was to provide a distribution channel for politically progressive content. It evolved into a technology venture to leverage the Internet as an alternative distribution medium for audio broadcasts. Progressive Networks became RealNetworks in September 1997.

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Cash burn rate (estimated) Burn method: Change in cash Burn method: Operating income/loss Burn method: FCF (opex + capex)
Last Q Avg 4Q Last Q Avg 4Q Last Q Avg 4Q
Cash on hand (at last report) 18.65M 18.65M 18.65M 18.65M 18.65M 18.65M
Cash burn (monthly) 2.31M (positive/no burn) 3.48M 1.11M 2.33M 1.08M
Cash used (since last report) 9.27M n/a 13.98M 4.46M 9.34M 4.35M
Cash remaining 9.37M n/a 4.66M 14.18M 9.31M 14.3M
Runway (months of cash) 4.1 n/a 1.3 12.8 4.0 13.2

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Date Owner Security Transaction Code Indirect 10b5-1 $Price #Shares $Value #Remaining
16 Mar 21 Christine Chambers RSU Common Stock Grant Aquire A No No 0 80,000 0 80,000
16 Mar 21 Christine Chambers Stock Options Common Stock Grant Aquire A No No 6.35 125,000 793.75K 125,000
15 Mar 21 Robert Glaser Common Stock Payment of exercise Dispose F No No 5.93 16,168 95.88K 13,362,189
15 Mar 21 Robert Glaser Common Stock Option exercise Aquire M No No 0 66,399 0 13,378,357
15 Mar 21 Robert Glaser RSU Common Stock Option exercise Dispose M No No 0 66,399 0 0
15 Mar 21 Robert Glaser RSU Common Stock Grant Aquire A No No 0 66,399 0 66,399
30 Dec 20 Jaffe Bruce A. Common stock Option exercise Aquire M No No 0 27,607 0 131,454
30 Dec 20 Jaffe Bruce A. RSU common stock Option exercise Dispose M No No 0 27,607 0 0
29 Dec 20 Michael B Slade Common stock Gift Aquire G Yes No 0 12,000 0 24,000
29 Dec 20 Michael B Slade Common stock Gift Aquire G Yes No 0 12,000 0 12,000

Data for the last complete 13F reporting period. To see the most recent changes to ownership, click the ownership history button above.

20.7% owned by funds/institutions
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Current Prev Q Change
Total holders 60 35 +71.4%
Opened positions 31 4 +675.0%
Closed positions 6 2 +200.0%
Increased positions 14 6 +133.3%
Reduced positions 9 14 -35.7%
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Current Prev Q Change
Total value 69.87M 15.53M +350.0%
Total shares 9.72M 9.94M -2.2%
Total puts 190.2K 0 NEW
Total calls 226.1K 98.4K +129.8%
Total put/call ratio 0.8
Largest owners
Shares Value Change
Renaissance Technologies 1.71M $7.29M -1.1%
Dimensional Fund Advisors 1.42M $6.05M +3.3%
Vanguard 1.07M $4.56M +17.2%
CM Management 1.03M $4.36M NEW
Driehaus Capital Management 830.61K $3.53M NEW
BLK Blackrock 699.47K $2.97M -5.6%
Fuller & Thaler Asset Management 378.23K $1.61M -8.5%
Millennium Management 339.12K $1.44M NEW
Ariel Investments 289.78K $1.23M -91.4%
Bridgeway Capital Management 250K $1.06M +13.6%
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Ariel Investments 289.78K -3.09M -91.4%
CM Management 1.03M +1.03M NEW
Driehaus Capital Management 830.61K +830.61K NEW
Millennium Management 339.12K +339.12K NEW
Essex Investment Management 0 -184.51K EXIT
Vanguard 1.07M +157.29K +17.2%
Acadian Asset Management 30.52K -136.93K -81.8%
Connacht Asset Management 113.16K +113.16K NEW
WFC Wells Fargo & Co. 107.57K +107.41K +69299.4%
MS Morgan Stanley 94.55K +94.49K +171801.8%

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.
  • 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, facial recognition technology, artificial intelligence and other related technologies is evolving, and unfavorable developments could have an adverse effect on our operating results.
  • 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.
  • Our business and operating results will suffer and we may be subject to market risk and legal liability if our systems or networks fail, become unavailable, unsecured or perform poorly so that current or potential users do not have adequate access to our products, services and websites.
  • 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 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.
  • 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 an acquisition of us.
  • Provisions of our charter documents, shareholder rights plan, and Washington law could discourage our acquisition by a third party.
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