NASDAQ:ACIA - Acacia Communications Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$45.01 +0.07 (+0.16 %)
(As of 11/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$44.94
Today's Range$43.65 - $45.42
52-Week Range$24.72 - $47.26
Volume526,500 shs
Average Volume758,811 shs
Market Capitalization$1.77 billion
P/E Ratio37.82
Dividend YieldN/A
Acacia Communications, Inc. develops, manufactures, and sells high-speed coherent optical interconnect products in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific region. Its products include a series of low-power coherent digital signal processor application-specific integrated circuits and silicon photonic integrated circuits that are integrated into families of optical interconnect modules with transmission speeds ranging from 100 to 400 gigabits per second for use in long-haul, metro, and inter-data center markets. The company sells its products through a direct sales force to network equipment manufacturers, network operators, and cloud service providers. Acacia Communications, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Maynard, Massachusetts.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Semiconductors & related devices
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:ACIA
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio6.40
Quick Ratio5.90


Trailing P/E Ratio37.82
Forward P/E Ratio562.63
P/E Growth44.09

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$385.17 million
Price / Sales4.73
Cash Flow$1.6191 per share
Price / Cash27.80
Book Value$12.62 per share
Price / Book3.57


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.19
Net Income$38.50 million
Net Margins-7.68%
Return on Equity2.11%
Return on Assets1.77%


Outstanding Shares40,440,000
Market Cap$1.77 billion

Acacia Communications (NASDAQ:ACIA) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Acacia Communications' stock symbol?

Acacia Communications trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "ACIA."

How were Acacia Communications' earnings last quarter?

Acacia Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACIA) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 1st. The technology company reported $0.23 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.04 by $0.19. The technology company earned $94.80 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $89.99 million. Acacia Communications had a positive return on equity of 2.11% and a negative net margin of 7.68%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 9.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.46 EPS. View Acacia Communications' Earnings History.

When is Acacia Communications' next earnings date?

Acacia Communications is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 28th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Acacia Communications.

What guidance has Acacia Communications issued on next quarter's earnings?

Acacia Communications updated its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 1st. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.30-0.40 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.32. The company issued revenue guidance of $98-106 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $99.75 million.

What price target have analysts set for ACIA?

15 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Acacia Communications' stock. Their forecasts range from $30.00 to $60.00. On average, they expect Acacia Communications' stock price to reach $44.1071 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.0%. View Analyst Price Targets for Acacia Communications.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Acacia Communications?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Acacia Communications in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Acacia Communications.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Acacia Communications stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Acacia Communications stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Acacia Communications, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures and markets communication equipments. The Company offers coherent optical interconnect products for cloud infrastructure operators and content and communication service providers. It operates primarily in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the Asia Pacific region. Acacia Communications, Inc. is headquartered in Maynard, Massachusetts. " (10/3/2018)
  • 2. Needham & Company LLC analysts commented, "We should have acted more aggressively on our concerns, as Acacia’s 4Q’17 results came in well below our low-on-the-Street forecast. We have three primary concerns: 1) Acacia’s customers in Telecom are not performing well with weak results at Adva, ZTE and Coriant. 2) While we expect China to recover, which should help the optical names, we are concerned ZTE share loss to Huawei could diminish Acacia’s participation, 3) risk to ZTE increasingly moving to building their own DCOs from discrete components. The lack of visibility in the DCI market is also hampering our conviction. Cisco/Verizon demand is likely the only real bright spot. We have long believed Acacia has the most advanced DSP , but think the move to 400G/600G is likely a 2019 into 2020 event, which may be a long wait for investors." (2/23/2018)
  • 3. William Blair analysts commented, "We believe the company could see upside to revenue in the fourth quarter come from China, as excess inventory reserves are nearly depleted and key China customers return to satisfy continued telecom customer demand—similar to what occurred to Oclaro (OCLR $6.90), which saw 20% sequential growth from China in the December quarter ." (2/21/2018)

Has Acacia Communications been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about ACIA stock have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Acacia Communications earned a coverage optimism score of 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the technology company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of Acacia Communications' key competitors?

Who are Acacia Communications' key executives?

Acacia Communications' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Murugesan Shanmugaraj, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 60)
  • Dr. Benny P. Mikkelsen, Co-Founder, CTO & Director (Age 58)
  • Mr. Christian J. Rasmussen, Co-Founder and VP of Digital Signal Processing & Optics (Age 49)
  • Mr. John F. Gavin, Chief Financial Officer (Age 59)
  • Mr. Bhupendra C. Shah, VP of Engineering (Age 59)

When did Acacia Communications IPO?

(ACIA) raised $99 million in an initial public offering on Friday, May 13th 2016. The company issued 4,500,000 shares at a price of $21.00-$23.00 per share. Goldman Sachs, BofA Merrill Lynch and Deutsche Bank Securities acted as the underwriters for the IPO and Needham & Company, Cowen and Company and Northland Capital Markets were co-managers.

Who are Acacia Communications' major shareholders?

Acacia Communications' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Matrix VIII US Management Co. LLC (16.39%), Capital Research Global Investors (8.66%), BlackRock Inc. (4.83%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.00%), FMR LLC (1.79%) and TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC (1.24%). Company insiders that own Acacia Communications stock include Benny P Mikkelsen, Bhupendra C Shah, Christian J Rasmussen, Francis J Murphy, John F Gavin, John Ritchie, Mehrdad Givehchi and Murugesan Shanmugaraj. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Acacia Communications.

Which institutional investors are selling Acacia Communications stock?

ACIA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Matrix VIII US Management Co. LLC, FMR LLC, Capital Research Global Investors, JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., FIL Ltd, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank and Gilder Gagnon Howe & Co. LLC. Company insiders that have sold Acacia Communications company stock in the last year include Benny P Mikkelsen, Bhupendra C Shah, Christian J Rasmussen, Francis J Murphy, John F Gavin, Mehrdad Givehchi and Murugesan Shanmugaraj. View Insider Buying and Selling for Acacia Communications.

Which institutional investors are buying Acacia Communications stock?

ACIA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of New York Mellon Corp, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, AO Asset Management LP, BlackRock Inc., Capital International Investors, Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS, Russell Investments Group Ltd. and Nordea Investment Management AB. View Insider Buying and Selling for Acacia Communications.

How do I buy shares of Acacia Communications?

Shares of ACIA can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Acacia Communications' stock price today?

One share of ACIA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $45.01.

How big of a company is Acacia Communications?

Acacia Communications has a market capitalization of $1.77 billion and generates $385.17 million in revenue each year. The technology company earns $38.50 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.19 on an earnings per share basis. Acacia Communications employs 354 workers across the globe.

What is Acacia Communications' official website?

The official website for Acacia Communications is

How can I contact Acacia Communications?

Acacia Communications' mailing address is THREE MILL AND MAIN PLACE SUITE 400, MAYNARD MA, 01754. The technology company can be reached via phone at 978-938-4896 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Acacia Communications (NASDAQ ACIA)

Community Ranking:  3.2 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  322 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  188 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  510
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Acacia Communications and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe ACIA will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe ACIA will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/16/2018 by Staff

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