NASDAQ:ACTG - Acacia Research Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$4.30 -0.10 (-2.27 %)
(As of 06/19/2018 08:52 AM ET)
Previous Close$4.40
Today's Range$4.25 - $4.40
52-Week Range$2.90 - $5.50
Volume179,537 shs
Average Volume252,038 shs
Market Capitalization$222.85 million
P/E Ratio1.45
Dividend YieldN/A
Acacia Research logoAcacia 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Patent owners & lessors
Sub-IndustryResearch & Consulting Services
SectorBusiness Services


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio3.84
Quick Ratio3.84


Trailing P/E Ratio1.45
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$65.40 million
Price / Sales3.33
Cash Flow$3.3333 per share
Price / Cash1.29
Book Value$5.84 per share
Price / Book0.74


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.97
Net Income$22.18 million
Net Margins1.66%
Return on Equity42.95%
Return on Assets39.10%


Outstanding Shares50,650,000

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 announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock repurchase program on Wednesday, February 14th 2018, which allows the company to repurchase $20,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are typically a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Acacia Research's earnings last quarter?

Acacia Research Corp (NASDAQ:ACTG) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May, 1st. The business services provider reported $0.30 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.03) by $0.33. The business services provider earned $62.09 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $10 million. Acacia Research had a return on equity of 42.95% and a net margin of 1.66%. Acacia Research's quarterly revenue was up 601.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.08 earnings per share. 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 Thursday, July, 26th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Acacia Research.

What price target have analysts set for ACTG?

2 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Acacia Research's stock. Their predictions range from $5.00 to $8.00. On average, they anticipate Acacia Research's share price to reach $6.50 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Acacia Research.

Who are some of Acacia Research's key competitors?

Who are Acacia Research's key executives?

Acacia Research's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. G. Louis Graziadio III, Exec. Chairman (Age 68)
  • Mr. Robert B. Stewart Jr., Principal Exec. Officer & Pres (Age 52)
  • Mr. Clayton J. Haynes, CFO, Sr. VP of Fin. & Treasurer (Age 48)
  • Mr. Edward J. Treska, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 52)
  • Mr. Phillip Mitchell Ph.D., Sr. VP - Engineering

Has Acacia Research been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about ACTG stock have trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Acacia Research earned a coverage optimism score of 0.05 on Accern's scale. They also gave press coverage about the business services provider an impact score of 44.47 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

Who are Acacia Research's major shareholders?

Acacia Research's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Heartland Advisors Inc. (6.13%), BlackRock Inc. (5.18%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.17%), B. Riley Financial Inc. (1.22%), Northern Trust Corp (1.10%) and Ancora Advisors LLC (0.68%). Company insiders that own Acacia Research stock include Clayton J Haynes, Edward Joseph Treska, Frank E Walsh III, G Louis Graziadio III 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 Heartland Advisors Inc., GSA Capital Partners LLP, Northern Trust Corp, BlackRock Inc. and Verity Asset Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Acacia Research.

Which institutional investors are buying Acacia Research stock?

ACTG stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including B. Riley Financial Inc., Ancora Advisors LLC, Alambic Investment Management L.P., California Public Employees Retirement System, Barclays PLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, JPMorgan Chase & Co. and LPL Financial LLC. Company insiders that have bought Acacia Research stock in the last two years include Clayton J Haynes, Edward Joseph Treska, Frank E Walsh III, G Louis Graziadio III 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 $4.30.

How big of a company is Acacia Research?

Acacia Research has a market capitalization of $222.85 million and generates $65.40 million in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $22.18 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.97 on an earnings per share basis. Acacia Research employs 13 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Acacia Research?

Acacia Research's mailing address is 520 NEWPORT CENTER DRIVE 12TH FLOOR, 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 (ACTG)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  224 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  257 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  481
MarketBeat'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 6/19/2018 by Staff

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