Acacia Research Corp. Company Profile (NASDAQ:ACTG)

About Acacia Research Corp.

Acacia Research Corp. logoAcacia Research Corporation, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in patent investment, prosecution, licensing and enforcement activities. The Company's subsidiaries partner with inventors and patent owners for patented inventions. The Company operates in patent licensing and enforcement business segment. The Company's subsidiaries generate revenues from the granting of intellectual property rights for the use of patented technologies that its subsidiaries control or own. The Company's subsidiaries assist patent owners with the prosecution and development of their patent portfolios, the protection of their patented inventions from unauthorized use, the generation of licensing revenue from users of their patented technologies and with the enforcement against unauthorized users of their patented technologies through the filing of patent infringement litigation. It is engaged in licensing and enforcing patented technologies. Its subsidiaries include Adaptix, Inc. and Body Science, LLC.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Business Services
  • Industry: Business Services
  • Sub-Industry: Research & Consulting Services
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: ACTG
  • CUSIP: 00388130
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $5.93
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $5.52
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $4.60
  • 52-Week Range: $2.82 - $10.63
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 10.76
  • P/E Growth: 0.63
  • Market Cap: $297.26M
  • Outstanding Shares: 50,383,000
  • Beta: 1.26
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Acacia Research Corp. (NASDAQ:ACTG) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.33)
Consensus Price Target: $6.50 (9.80% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Acacia Research Corp. (NASDAQ:ACTG)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
7/29/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetUnderweight$4.00 -> $6.00View Rating Details
5/23/2016Northland SecuritiesUpgradeMarket Perform -> Outperform$5.20 -> $7.00View Rating Details
12/23/2015Lake Street CapitalLower Price TargetBuy$12.00 -> $6.50View Rating Details
4/23/2015Cowen and CompanySet Price TargetOutperform -> Buy$20.00View Rating Details
2/20/2015JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetOverweight$17.00 -> $15.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 8/30/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Acacia Research Corp. (NASDAQ:ACTG)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/28/2016Q216$0.03$0.23$23.33 million$41.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/21/2016Q116$0.04$0.05$23.50 million$24.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/25/2016Q415$0.11$0.09$27.61 million$37.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/22/2015Q315$0.13($0.23)$32.83 million$13.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2015Q215$0.06$0.25$29.14 million$40.34 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/23/2015Q115$0.05$0.06$32.54 million$34.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/19/2015Q414$0.06$0.03$26.42 million$31.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/22/2014Q314$0.03$0.10$22.70 million$37.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2014Q214$0.06$0.16$15.13 million$50.07 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/17/2014Q114$0.25($0.11)$238.48 million$12.58 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/20/2014Q413$0.15($0.22)$25.29 million$15.07 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/17/2013Q313$0.42$0.11$34.94 million$15.52 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/18/2013Q2 2013$0.47$0.13$66.98 million$23.11 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/18/2013Q1 2013$0.50$0.47$58.68 million$76.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/21/2013Q4 2012$0.24$0.86$43.33 million$66.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/18/2012$0.25$0.17ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/19/2012$0.22$0.43ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/19/2012$1.19$1.48ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/16/2012$0.49($0.05)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/20/2011$0.31$0.42ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/21/2011($0.04)$0.05ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/20/2011$0.38$0.34ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2011($0.05)($0.17)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Acacia Research Corp. (NASDAQ:ACTG)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.47 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.55 EPS


Current Dividend Information for Acacia Research Corp. (NASDAQ:ACTG)
Annual Dividend:$0.13
Dividend Yield:2.20%
Payout Ratio:-3.34% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
27.66% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
23.64% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Acacia Research Corp. (NASDAQ:ACTG)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Acacia Research Corp. (NASDAQ:ACTG)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/8/2016G Louis Graziadio IIIDirectorBuy8,729$5.97$52,112.13View SEC Filing  
8/5/2016G Louis Graziadio IIIDirectorBuy38,038$5.82$221,381.16View SEC Filing  
6/16/2016Frank E Walsh IIIDirectorBuy50,000$4.66$233,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/9/2016Frank E Walsh IIIDirectorBuy40,000$5.00$200,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/19/2016G Louis Graziadio IIIDirectorBuy98,887$4.59$453,891.33View SEC Filing  
5/18/2016Frank E Walsh IIIDirectorBuy40,000$4.63$185,200.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2016G Louis Graziadio IIIDirectorBuy116,174$4.61$535,562.14View SEC Filing  
5/12/2016G Louis Graziadio IIIDirectorBuy90,701$4.66$422,666.66View SEC Filing  
5/10/2016G Louis Graziadio IIIDirectorBuy7,301$4.59$33,511.59View SEC Filing  
5/9/2016G Louis Graziadio IIIDirectorBuy26,302$4.59$120,726.18View SEC Filing  
5/5/2016Frank E Walsh IIIDirectorBuy25,000$4.61$115,250.00View SEC Filing  
5/4/2016G Louis Graziadio IIIDirectorBuy34,740$4.61$160,151.40View SEC Filing  
5/2/2016G Louis Graziadio IIIDirectorBuy8,200$4.74$38,868.00View SEC Filing  
4/29/2016G Louis Graziadio IIIDirectorBuy10,000$4.79$47,900.00View SEC Filing  
4/27/2016G Louis Graziadio IIIDirectorBuy10,000$4.44$44,400.00View SEC Filing  
4/25/2016Frank E Walsh IIIDirectorBuy35,000$4.13$144,550.00View SEC Filing  
4/25/2016Marvin E KeyCEOBuy55,000$4.15$228,250.00View SEC Filing  
3/17/2016G Louis Graziadio IIIDirectorBuy74,196$3.79$281,202.84View SEC Filing  
3/17/2016Marvin E KeyCEOBuy65,000$3.76$244,400.00View SEC Filing  
12/1/2015Robert L Harris IIChairmanBuy14,301$5.86$83,803.86View SEC Filing  
11/30/2015Robert L Harris IIChairmanBuy10,500$5.66$59,430.00View SEC Filing  
11/27/2015Robert L Harris IIChairmanBuy15,000$5.71$85,650.00View SEC Filing  
11/25/2015Robert L Harris IIChairmanBuy15,000$5.63$84,450.00View SEC Filing  
6/4/2015Fred A DeboomDirectorBuy2,000$10.20$20,400.00View SEC Filing  
6/2/2015Fred A DeboomDirectorSell2,000$10.35$20,700.00View SEC Filing  
12/5/2014Fred A DeboomDirectorSell2,000$19.50$39,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/26/2014Fred A DeboomDirectorSell5,000$19.50$97,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/20/2014Clayton J HaynesCFOSell4,365$18.14$79,181.10View SEC Filing  
11/20/2014Edward Joseph TreskaVPSell8,115$18.14$147,206.10View SEC Filing  
11/20/2014Robert L Harris IIChairmanSell12,925$18.14$234,459.50View SEC Filing  
9/15/2014Fred A DeboomDirectorSell1,000$17.62$17,620.00View SEC Filing  
8/28/2014Fred A DeboomDirectorSell1,000$17.75$17,750.00View SEC Filing  
5/20/2014Clayton HaynesCFOSell6,732$14.84$99,902.88View SEC Filing  
5/20/2014Matthew VellaCEOSell24,446$14.84$362,778.64View SEC Filing  
5/20/2014Robert Harris IIChairmanSell14,561$14.84$216,085.24View SEC Filing  
1/21/2014Edward Joseph TreskaVPSell4,167$14.07$58,629.69View SEC Filing  
12/12/2013Clayton HaynesCFOSell3,000$12.70$38,100.00View SEC Filing  
12/12/2013Robert Harris IIChairmanSell6,667$12.70$84,670.90View SEC Filing  
10/22/2013Matthew VellaPresidentSell2,400$16.03$38,472.00View SEC Filing  
9/3/2013Fred A DeboomDirectorSell2,000$22.28$44,560.00View SEC Filing  
8/28/2013Clayton HaynesCFOSell1,142$21.44$24,484.48View SEC Filing  
8/23/2013Matthew VellaPresidentSell4,768$22.05$105,134.40View SEC Filing  
7/31/2013Clayton J HaynesCFOSell2,517$22.85$57,513.45View SEC Filing  
7/31/2013Edward Joseph TreskaSVPSell1,414$22.87$32,338.18View SEC Filing  
7/31/2013Matthew VellaPresidentSell3,969$22.87$90,771.03View SEC Filing  
7/31/2013Paul R RyanCEOSell48,333$22.87$1,105,375.71View SEC Filing  
7/31/2013Robert L Harris IIChairmanSell8,334$22.87$190,598.58View SEC Filing  
7/25/2013Fred A DeboomDirectorSell10,000$22.74$227,400.00View SEC Filing  
7/22/2013Clayton J HaynesCFOSell1,576$21.95$34,593.20View SEC Filing  
7/22/2013Edward Joseph TreskaVPSell4,167$21.95$91,465.65View SEC Filing  
7/22/2013Matthew VellaPresidentSell4,616$21.95$101,321.20View SEC Filing  
7/22/2013Paul R RyanCEOSell3,147$21.95$69,076.65View SEC Filing  
7/22/2013Robert L Harris IIChairmanSell8,333$21.95$182,909.35View SEC Filing  
6/25/2013Clayton J HaynesCFOSell1,085$23.58$25,584.30View SEC Filing  
6/13/2013Fred A DeboomDirectorSell2,000$25.00$50,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/28/2013Clayton J HaynesCFOSell1,060$24.20$25,652.00View SEC Filing  
5/15/2013Clayton J HaynesCFOSell2,262$23.60$53,383.20View SEC Filing  
5/15/2013Matthew VellaPresidentSell5,021$23.60$118,495.60View SEC Filing  
5/15/2013Robert L Harris IIChairmanSell13,333$23.60$314,658.80View SEC Filing  
8/8/2012Paul R RyanCEOSell25,000$26.19$654,750.00View SEC Filing  
8/8/2012Robert L Harris IIChairmanSell12,500$26.19$327,375.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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