Ability Company Profile (NASDAQ:ABIL)

About Ability (NASDAQ:ABIL)

Ability logoAbility Inc. is a holding company. The Company operates through its subsidiaries, Ability Computer & Software Industries Ltd. and Ability Security Systems Ltd., which provide interception, geolocation and cyber intelligence tools for security and intelligence agencies, military forces, law enforcement agencies and homeland security agencies around the world. The Company is engaged in off-air interception of voice, short message service (SMS), and data communication from both cellular and satellite communication networks, and deciphering solutions for both cellular and satellite communications. The Company's product categories include Cellular Interception, Cellular Counter Interception, Satellite Interception, Geolocation, Cyber and Crime Prevention. Its Cellular Interception systems include Ultimate Interceptor (ULIN), IBIS, TouchDown, ACIS, AGIS-51 and 3G-Cat. Its Satellite Interception systems include IRIS, ATIS and SLIS.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Conglomerates
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:ABIL
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.interceptors.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $17.47 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 25,276,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $1.02
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $2.45
  • 52 Week Range: $0.64 - $5.66
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 6.91
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $15.94 million
  • Price / Sales: 1.10
  • Book Value: $0.54 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.29
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: ($3,630,000.00)
  • Net Margins: -28.87%
  • Return on Equity: -20.53%
  • Return on Assets: -7.86%
Debt:
  • Current Ratio: 2.09%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.95%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 35,882 shs.
  • Beta: 1.46
  • Short Ratio: 9.25
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Ability (NASDAQ:ABIL)

What is Ability's stock symbol?

Ability trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "ABIL."

How were Ability's earnings last quarter?

Ability Inc (NASDAQ:ABIL) released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, August, 15th. The company reported ($0.13) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.11 by $0.24. The firm had revenue of $1 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $21.20 million. Ability had a negative net margin of 28.87% and a negative return on equity of 20.53%. View Ability's Earnings History.

Where is Ability's stock going? Where will Ability's stock price be in 2017?

1 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Ability's shares. Their predictions range from $1.30 to $1.30. On average, they anticipate Ability's share price to reach $1.30 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Ability.

What are analysts saying about Ability stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Ability stock:

  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Ability Inc. is a provider of tactical communications intelligence solutions for government agencies, military forces, law enforcement and homeland security agencies. The company offers interception, surveillance, decryption, cyber and geolocation solutions. Ability Inc. is based in Tel Aviv, Israel. " (4/19/2017)
  • 2. FBR & Co analysts commented, "On April 11, Ability announced the resignation of all five of its independent board members, and management provided commentary on the challenges that this company is facing. From our point of view, a potentially bright future remains for the company’s flagship Ultimate Interceptor (ULIN) technology, but the ongoing SEC investigation and the appearance of internal challenges are likely to weigh on the stock and prevent significant upside from current levels. Additionally, the company appeared to imply a significant cash burn during 4Q16 that we had not expected, which is something to focus on in future quarters (although the controlling shareholders have noted that they will evaluate whether to contribute capital). All things considered, we believe it is pertinent to step back to the sidelines; while more ULIN wins would likely be positive for the stock, we now believe that there are somewhat significant risk factors that should keep the shares at current levels." (4/17/2017)

Who are some of Ability's key competitors?

Who owns Ability stock?

Ability's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include JPMorgan Chase & Co. (0.00%) and PNC Financial Services Group Inc. (0.00%). Company insiders that own Ability stock include Benjamin Gordon and Jonathan Morris. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Ability.

How do I buy Ability stock?

Shares of Ability can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Ability stock cost?

One share of Ability stock can currently be purchased for approximately $0.69.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Ability (NASDAQ:ABIL) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $1.30 (88.13% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Ability (NASDAQ:ABIL)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
4/17/2017FBR & CoDowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$9.00 -> $1.30LowView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/23/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Ability (NASDAQ:ABIL)
Earnings by Quarter for Ability (NASDAQ:ABIL)
Earnings History by Quarter for Ability (NASDAQ:ABIL)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/15/2016Q216$0.11($0.13)$21.20 million$1.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/2/2016Q4$0.09($0.02)$7.00 million$1.97 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Ability (NASDAQ:ABIL)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-0.120 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.100 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History for Ability (NASDAQ:ABIL)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Ability (NASDAQ:ABIL)
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 6.62%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Ability (NASDAQ:ABIL)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Ability (NASDAQ:ABIL)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Ability (NASDAQ:ABIL)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
12/21/2015Benjamin GordonCEOBuy25,000$10.05$251,250.00View SEC Filing  
12/11/2015Benjamin GordonCEOBuy365$10.01$3,653.65View SEC Filing  
12/10/2015Benjamin GordonCEOBuy5,100$10.01$51,051.00View SEC Filing  
12/4/2015Benjamin GordonCEOBuy7,100$10.01$71,071.00View SEC Filing  
12/2/2015Benjamin GordonCEOBuy1,800$10.03$18,054.00View SEC Filing  
11/20/2015Jonathan MorrisMajor ShareholderBuy2,000$10.06$20,120.00View SEC Filing  
11/16/2015Jonathan MorrisMajor ShareholderSell4,070$10.09$41,066.30View SEC Filing  
4/9/2015Jonathan MorrisMajor ShareholderBuy1,070$10.06$10,764.20View SEC Filing  
3/30/2015Jonathan MorrisMajor ShareholderBuy2,400$10.04$24,096.00View SEC Filing  
2/9/2015Benjamin GordonInsiderBuy5,000$9.97$49,850.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Ability (NASDAQ:ABIL)
Latest Headlines for Ability (NASDAQ:ABIL)
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DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoAbility Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Financial Results
finance.yahoo.com - May 16 at 8:18 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAbility reports 4Q loss
finance.yahoo.com - May 16 at 8:18 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAbility Inc. Announces New Directors
finance.yahoo.com - May 16 at 5:27 AM
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www.marketwatch.com - May 2 at 3:19 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAbility Inc. Announces Delay in Financial Report Filing
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 5:28 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAbility Inc (ABIL) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Monday
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 29 at 1:29 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAbility Inc (ABIL) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Monday
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 29 at 1:21 AM
marketwatch.com logo10-Q: MAGELLAN HEALTH INC
www.marketwatch.com - April 27 at 8:40 PM
streetinsider.com logoAbility, Inc. (ABIL) Receives Notifice from NASDAQ for Deficiencies with Certain Listing Rules
www.streetinsider.com - April 27 at 1:26 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAbility Inc. Announces Receipt of a Notification from NASDAQ Regarding Deficiencies in Compliance with Certain Listing Rules
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 3:24 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAbility Inc (ABIL) Cut to Strong Sell at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 25 at 9:39 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAbility Inc (ABIL) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to "Strong Sell"
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 22 at 7:46 PM
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www.bizjournals.com - April 21 at 3:07 PM
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seekingalpha.com - April 18 at 5:27 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFBR & Co Lowers Ability Inc (ABIL) to Mkt Perform
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 8:33 AM
bizjournals.com logoMcCusker Holding Corp Completes Reverse Merger with Oceanic Research & Recovery, Inc.
www.bizjournals.com - April 13 at 3:19 PM
News IconBRIEF-Ability announces resignation of five board members
www.businessinsider.com - April 12 at 8:11 PM
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www.bizjournals.com - April 12 at 3:10 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAbility Inc. Announces Resignation of Five Board Members; Controlling Shareholders Reiterate Their Commitment to the Company
finance.yahoo.com - April 11 at 3:15 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoP10 Industries, Inc., formerly Active Power Inc., update on expedited hearing to seek approval for a number of administrative matters
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 3:15 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAbility Inc (ABIL) Short Interest Down 4.1% in March
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 4 at 2:57 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Ability Inc (ABIL) Given $9.00 Consensus Target Price by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 4 at 12:01 AM
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