Bankrate Company Profile - Sep 06, 2011

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   Bankrate, Inc.
                                                                                        440 Wheelers Farms Road
                                                                                        Milford, CT 06461 U.S.A.


  COMPANY PROFILE
  Figures in U.S. Dollars

                                 Wright Quality Rating:LNA17                                 Key Data

   Bankrate, Inc. (Bankrate) owns and operates an Internet-based consumer banking            Ticker:
   and personal finance network (Online Network). The Company's flagship Website,            RATE
   Bankrate.com, collates data and information on more than 300 financial products and
   fees, including mortgages, credit cards, automobile loans, money market accounts,         2010 Sales:
   certificates of deposit, checking and automated teller machine (ATM) fees, home
                                                                                             220,598,000
   equity loans, and online banking fees. Bankrate also markets consumer and business
   credit cards, as well as insurance for auto, home, life, health, and long-term care. In
   addition, Bankrate provides financial applications and information to a network of        Major Industry:
   online distribution partners and through national and state publications. On February     Miscellaneous
   5, 2008, the Company acquired InsureMe, Inc. and Lower Fees, Inc. On September
   5, 2008, Bankrate acquired LinkSpectrum Co. On September 23, 2008, the Company            Sub Industry:
   acquired Blackshore Properties, Inc.                                                      Service Organizations
                       Stock Chart                                  Officers
                                                                   Chairman                  Country:
                                                                 Peter C. Morse              United States

                                                          President & Chief Executive        Currency:
                                                                Thomas R. Evans
                                                                                             U.S. Dollars

                                                          Senior Vice President, Chief
                                                                                       Fiscal Year Ends:
                                                         Financial Officer & Secretary
                                                               Edward J. DiMaria       December

                                                                                             Employees
                                                                                             285

                                                                                             Exchanges:
                                                                                             NAS

                                                                                             Share Type:
                                                                                             Common

                                                                                             Market Capitalization:
             Stock Price (9/2/2011): 16.00
                                                                           
				
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Description: Bankrate, Inc. (Bankrate) owns and operates an Internet-based consumer banking and personal finance network (Online Network). The Company's flagship Website, Bankrate.com, collates data and information on more than 300 financial products and fees, including mortgages, credit cards, automobile loans, money market accounts, certificates of deposit, checking and automated teller machine (ATM) fees, home equity loans, and online banking fees. Bankrate also markets consumer and business credit cards, as well as insurance for auto, home, life, health, and long-term care. In addition, Bankrate provides financial applications and information to a network of online distribution partners and through national and state publications. On February 5, 2008, the Company acquired InsureMe, Inc. and Lower Fees, Inc. On September 5, 2008, Bankrate acquired LinkSpectrum Co. On September 23, 2008, the Company acquired Blackshore Properties, Inc.
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