NASDAQ:ACTG - Acacia Research Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $3.14 -0.02 (-0.63 %) (As of 03/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$3.16Today's Range$3.11 - $3.1952-Week Range$2.75 - $4.40Volume513,903 shsAverage Volume129,789 shsMarket Capitalization$155.89 millionP/E RatioN/ADividend YieldN/ABeta0.83 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Acacia Research Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, invests in, licenses, and enforces patented technologies. It assists patent owners with the prosecution and development of their patent portfolios; protection of their patented inventions from unauthorized use; generation of licensing revenue from users of their patented technologies; and enforcement against unauthorized users of their patented technologies through the filing of patent infringement litigation. The company owns or controls the rights to various patent portfolios, which include U.S. patents and foreign counterparts covering technologies used in a range of industries. It has executed approximately 1,550 license agreements and 193 patent portfolio licensing and enforcement programs. Acacia Research Corporation was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Newport Beach, California. Receive ACTG News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for ACTG and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Patent owners & lessors Sub-IndustryResearch & Consulting Services SectorBusiness Services Current SymbolNASDAQ:ACTG Previous Symbol CUSIP00388130 CIK934549 Webwww.acaciaresearch.com Phone949-480-8300Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio6.49 Quick Ratio9.66Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E RatioN/A Forward P/E RatioN/A P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$131.51 million Price / Sales1.19 Cash Flow$1.1174 per share Price / Cash Flow2.81 Book Value$5.84 per share Price / Book0.54Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net Income$-105,030,000.00 Net Margins-79.87% Return on Equity-14.95% Return on Assets-13.21%Miscellaneous Employees13 Outstanding Shares49,648,000Market Cap$155.89 million Next Earnings Date5/7/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable Acacia Research (NASDAQ:ACTG) Frequently Asked Questions What is Acacia Research's stock symbol? Acacia Research trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "ACTG." How will Acacia Research's stock buyback program work? Acacia Research declared that its board has initiated a share repurchase plan on Wednesday, February 14th 2018, which allows the company to buyback $20,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are typically a sign that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued. How were Acacia Research's earnings last quarter? Acacia Research Corp (NASDAQ:ACTG) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, March, 13th. The business services provider reported $0.42 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.07) by $0.49. The business services provider earned $49.20 million during the quarter. Acacia Research had a negative net margin of 79.87% and a negative return on equity of 14.95%. View Acacia Research's Earnings History. When is Acacia Research's next earnings date? Acacia Research is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Acacia Research. Has Acacia Research been receiving favorable news coverage? News headlines about ACTG stock have trended somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Acacia Research earned a coverage optimism score of 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the business services provider a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of Acacia Research's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Acacia Research include Digital Turbine (APPS), Joint (JYNT), Liberty Tax (TAXA), Quarterhill (QTRH), Finjan (FNJN), Research Frontiers (REFR), XCel Brands (XELB), Marathon Patent Group (MARA), Health Discovery (HDVY), ARC Group (ARCK), MGT Capital Investments (MGTI), Spherix (SPEX), XpresSpa Group (XSPA), American Restaurant Partners LP Class A Partnership Units (ICTPU) and Patriot Scientific (PTSC). What other stocks do shareholders of Acacia Research own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Acacia Research investors own include Micron Technology (MU), Cypress Semiconductor (CY), Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals (ARWR), Quarterhill (QTRH), Coeur Mining (CDE), Extreme Networks (EXTR), General Electric (GE), Corbus Pharmaceuticals (CRBP), 22nd Century Group (XXII) and Weatherford International (WFT). Who are Acacia Research's key executives? Acacia Research's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Clayton J. Haynes, Consultant (Age 49)Mr. Edward J. Treska, Consultant (Age 53)Ms. Kirsten Hoover, Principal Financial Officer & Corp. ControllerMr. Marc W. Booth, Chief Intellectual Property Officer (Age 60)Mr. Phillip Mitchell Ph.D., Sr. VP - Engineering Who are Acacia Research's major shareholders? Acacia Research's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.10%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.10%), CWM LLC (2.76%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.12%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.12%) and Hudson Bay Capital Management LP (0.51%). Company insiders that own Acacia Research stock include Alfred Victor Jr Tobia, Clayton J Haynes, Edward Joseph Treska, Frank E Walsh III, G Louis Graziadio III, Marc W Booth and Robert B Stewart Jr. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Acacia Research. Which institutional investors are selling Acacia Research stock? ACTG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Two Sigma Investments LP, Alambic Investment Management L.P., Macquarie Group Ltd., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Two Sigma Advisers LP, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc. and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for Acacia Research. Which institutional investors are buying Acacia Research stock? ACTG stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hudson Bay Capital Management LP, Callodine Capital Management LP, Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan, Marquette Asset Management LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC and Rhumbline Advisers. Company insiders that have bought Acacia Research stock in the last two years include Alfred Victor Jr Tobia, Clayton J Haynes, Edward Joseph Treska, Frank E Walsh III, G Louis Graziadio III, Marc W Booth and Robert B Stewart Jr. View Insider Buying and Selling for Acacia Research. How do I buy shares of Acacia Research? Shares of ACTG 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 Research's stock price today? One share of ACTG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $3.14. How big of a company is Acacia Research? Acacia Research has a market capitalization of $155.89 million and generates $131.51 million in revenue each year. Acacia Research employs 13 workers across the globe. What is Acacia Research's official website? The official website for Acacia Research is http://www.acaciaresearch.com. How can I contact Acacia Research? Acacia Research's mailing address is 120 NEWPORT CENTER DRIVE, NEWPORT BEACH CA, 92660. The business services provider can be reached via phone at 949-480-8300 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Acacia Research (NASDAQ ACTG)Community Ranking: 2.3 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 255 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 302 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 557MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Acacia Research and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe ACTG will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe ACTG will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 3/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Dividend Stocks - Are They Right For You?