Ascent Capital Group Company Profile (NASDAQ:ASCMA)

About Ascent Capital Group

Ascent Capital Group logoAscent Capital Group, Inc. is a holding company. The Company's segments include Monitronics, LiveWatch and Other Activities. The Company's subsidiaries include Monitronics International, Inc. (Monitronics) and LiveWatch Security, LLC (LiveWatch). Monitronics provides a range of residential security services, including hands-free two-way interactive voice communication with the monitoring center, cellular options, and an interactive service option, which allows the customer to control their security system remotely using a computer or smart phone. Monitronics performs monitoring services for subscribers located in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Canada. LiveWatch is a do-it-yourself (DIY) home security provider offering professionally monitored security services through a direct-to-consumer sales channel. LiveWatch offers a differentiated go-to-market strategy through direct response television, Internet and radio advertising.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Industrial Products
  • Industry: Security & Protection Services
  • Sub-Industry: Specialized Consumer Services
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: ASCMA
  • CUSIP: 04363210
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $21.43
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $22.04
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $17.48
  • 52-Week Range: $12,364,000.00 - $7.77
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: -5.34
  • P/E Growth: -0.29
  • Market Cap: $266.32M
  • Outstanding Shares: 12,364,000
  • Beta: 1.23
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: -17.63%
  • Return on Equity: -33.72%
  • Return on Assets: -4.73%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 6.65%
  • Current Ratio: 1.35%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.35%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Ascent Capital Group (NASDAQ:ASCMA) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $18.00 (16.43% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Ascent Capital Group (NASDAQ:ASCMA)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/11/2016Imperial CapitalBoost Price TargetIn -> Hold$20.00 -> $21.00View Rating Details
6/16/2016BB&T Corp.Initiated CoverageHoldView Rating Details
3/1/2016Piper Jaffray Cos.DowngradeOverweight -> Neutral$26.00 -> $15.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/25/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Ascent Capital Group (NASDAQ:ASCMA)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/7/2016        
5/9/2016Q1($1.89)($1.86)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/29/2016Q4($1.64)($2.43)ViewListenView Earnings Details
11/9/2015Q315($1.15)($1.87)$143.24 million$141.86 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/10/2015Q215($0.73)($1.41)$140.56 million$141.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/26/2015Q414($0.69)($0.49)$137.13 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/10/2014Q313($0.52)($0.82)$137.40 million$136.03 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/11/2014($0.75)($0.75)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2014($0.53)($0.68)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/26/2014($0.35)($0.90)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/12/2013Q3($0.04)($0.35)ViewListenView Earnings Details
11/8/2012Q312($0.32)($0.98)$84.48 million$84.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Ascent Capital Group (NASDAQ:ASCMA)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-5.63 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-4.03 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20162($1.61)($1.54)($1.58)
Q2 20161($1.58)($1.58)($1.58)
Q3 20161($1.17)($1.17)($1.17)
Q4 20161($1.13)($1.13)($1.13)
Q1 20171($1.09)($1.09)($1.09)
Q2 20171($0.91)($0.91)($0.91)
Q3 20171($0.94)($0.94)($0.94)
Q4 20171($0.94)($0.94)($0.94)
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for Ascent Capital Group (NASDAQ:ASCMA)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Ascent Capital Group (NASDAQ:ASCMA)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 8.65%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 84.46%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/1/2016William E NilesVPSell1,500$23.36$35,040.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2016William E NilesVPSell1,500$16.85$25,275.00View SEC Filing  
7/1/2016William E NilesVPSell1,500$15.68$23,520.00View SEC Filing  
6/1/2016William E NilesVPSell1,500$19.14$28,710.00View SEC Filing  
5/2/2016William E NilesVPSell1,500$15.00$22,500.00View SEC Filing  
4/1/2016William E NilesVPSell1,500$14.26$21,390.00View SEC Filing  
2/1/2016William E NilesVPSell1,500$10.84$16,260.00View SEC Filing  
1/4/2016William E. NilesVPSell1,500$15.83$23,745.00View SEC Filing  
12/1/2015William E. NilesVPSell1,500$19.75$29,625.00View SEC Filing  
11/19/2015Philip J HolthouseDirectorBuy2,500$19.90$49,750.00View SEC Filing  
11/2/2015William E NilesVPSell1,500$22.42$33,630.00View SEC Filing  
10/1/2015William E NilesVPSell1,500$26.90$40,350.00View SEC Filing  
9/8/2015Charles Y TanabeDirectorBuy3,600$28.00$100,800.00View SEC Filing  
6/23/2015Michael R HaislipEVPSell1,225$41.53$50,874.25View SEC Filing  
5/28/2015William R FitzgeraldCEOBuy300$41.00$12,300.00View SEC Filing  
5/27/2015Richard WalkerEVPBuy1,500$40.08$60,120.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2015William R FitzgeraldCEOBuy1,240$41.00$50,840.00View SEC Filing  
3/20/2015William R FitzgeraldCEOBuy1,000$39.00$39,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/19/2015William R FitzgeraldCEOBuy1,000$39.45$39,450.00View SEC Filing  
10/25/2013John C MaloneMajor ShareholderSell351,734$93.00$32,711,262.00View SEC Filing  
12/13/2012John C MaloneMajor ShareholderBuy8,731$64.14$560,006.34View SEC Filing  
11/9/2012Robert R BennettMajor ShareholderSell76,212$63.41$4,832,602.92View SEC Filing  
11/7/2012John C MaloneMajor ShareholderBuy1,200$59.98$71,976.00View SEC Filing  
10/31/2012John C MaloneMajor ShareholderBuy5,000$58.20$291,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/22/2012John C MaloneMajor ShareholderBuy5,000$57.33$286,650.00View SEC Filing  
10/15/2012John C MaloneMajor ShareholderBuy5,000$57.74$288,700.00View SEC Filing  
10/9/2012John C MaloneMajor ShareholderBuy8,200$55.29$453,378.00View SEC Filing  
10/3/2012John C MaloneMajor ShareholderBuy15,000$54.66$819,900.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Ascent Capital Group (NASDAQ:ASCMA)
DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoTASER International (TASR) Gets Order for X2 Smart Weapon (NASDAQ:ASCMA)
finance.yahoo.com - September 23 at 4:01 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Ascent Capital Group, Inc. : September 22, 2016 (NASDAQ:ASCMA)
www.capitalcube.com - September 22 at 3:35 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMonitronics Selected As Winner For Fifth Consecutive Consumers' Choice Award (NASDAQ:ASCMA)
finance.yahoo.com - September 15 at 12:31 PM
moodys.com logoMonitronics International, Inc. -- Moody's assigns B2 rating to Monitronics' new secured debt, affirms B3 CFR; outlook changed to stable (NASDAQ:ASCMA)
www.moodys.com - September 10 at 8:22 AM
4-traders.com logoAscent Capital : Monitronics CEO To Deliver Commencement Address To The College Of William & Mary Executive MBA Program's 30th Graduating Class (NASDAQ:ASCMA)
www.4-traders.com - September 9 at 3:34 PM
4-traders.com logoAscent Capital : Monitronics CEO To Deliver Commencement Address To The College Of William & Mary Executive MBA Program's 30th Graduating Class (NASDAQ:ASCMA)
www.4-traders.com - September 9 at 3:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAscent Capital (ASCMA): Strong Industry, Solid Earnings Estimate Revisions (NASDAQ:ASCMA)
finance.yahoo.com - September 9 at 3:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAscent Capital (ASCMA): Strong Industry, Solid Earnings Estimate Revisions (NASDAQ:ASCMA)
finance.yahoo.com - September 9 at 3:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMonitronics CEO To Deliver Commencement Address To The College Of William & Mary Executive MBA Program's 30th Graduating Class (NASDAQ:ASCMA)
finance.yahoo.com - September 9 at 3:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMonitronics CEO To Deliver Commencement Address To The College Of William & Mary Executive MBA Program's 30th Graduating Class (NASDAQ:ASCMA)
finance.yahoo.com - September 9 at 3:34 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Ascent Capital Group, Inc. : August 31, 2016 (NASDAQ:ASCMA)
www.capitalcube.com - August 31 at 3:34 PM
seekingalpha.com logoAscent's Stock Should Soon Start Its Descent (NASDAQ:ASCMA)
seekingalpha.com - August 30 at 3:35 PM
publicnow.com logoMonitronics Announces Discounted Benefits For AAA Members (NASDAQ:ASCMA)
www.publicnow.com - August 23 at 3:39 PM
capitalcube.com logoAscent Capital Group, Inc. :ASCMA-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : August 18, 2016 (NASDAQ:ASCMA)
www.capitalcube.com - August 18 at 11:59 AM
thestreet.com logoCommit To Purchase Ascent Capital Group At $20, Earn 23.8% Annualized Using Options (NASDAQ:ASCMA)
www.thestreet.com - August 16 at 3:39 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMonitronics Announces RISE Sub-Dealer Program (NASDAQ:ASCMA)
finance.yahoo.com - August 16 at 12:13 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoASCENT CAPITAL GROUP, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements an (NASDAQ:ASCMA)
biz.yahoo.com - August 11 at 9:30 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMonitronics Launches Exclusive Discounts For AARP Members (NASDAQ:ASCMA)
finance.yahoo.com - August 11 at 12:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of ASCMA earnings conference call or presentation 9-Aug-16 9:00pm GMT (NASDAQ:ASCMA)
finance.yahoo.com - August 10 at 9:13 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoAscent Capital reports 2Q loss (NASDAQ:ASCMA)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - August 9 at 10:13 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAscent Capital Group Announces Financial Results for the Three and Six Months Ended June 30, 2016 (NASDAQ:ASCMA)
finance.yahoo.com - August 9 at 4:42 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ2 2016 Ascent Capital Group Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close (NASDAQ:ASCMA)
biz.yahoo.com - August 9 at 12:25 PM
publicnow.com logoAscent Capital Group to Report Second Quarter 2016 Results on August 9, 2016 (NASDAQ:ASCMA)
www.publicnow.com - August 2 at 9:15 PM
fxpips.com logoFriday Market Recap: Services Stocks (NASDAQ:ASCMA)
www.fxpips.com - August 1 at 8:32 AM
News IconMonitronics Expands Info Technology Department. South Carolina SC (NASDAQ:ASCMA)
www.southcarolinasc.com - July 17 at 8:19 AM
publicnow.com logoMonitronics Expands Information Technology Department (NASDAQ:ASCMA)
www.publicnow.com - July 15 at 1:49 PM
News IconMonitronics Announces Two New Directors of Marketing. South Carolina SC (NASDAQ:ASCMA)
www.southcarolinasc.com - July 12 at 9:04 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMonitronics Announces Two New Directors of Marketing (NASDAQ:ASCMA)
finance.yahoo.com - July 12 at 3:21 PM
bizjournals.com logoNorth Texas security monitoring firm hires new C-level executive (NASDAQ:ASCMA)
www.bizjournals.com - July 11 at 3:35 PM
News IconKelly Harris joins Monitronics (NASDAQ:ASCMA)
www.securityinfowatch.com - July 8 at 8:46 PM
News IconMonitronics Faucets ADT Human Resources Partner as Chief People Officer. South Carolina SC (NASDAQ:ASCMA)
www.southcarolinasc.com - July 8 at 3:37 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMonitronics Taps ADT Human Resources Partner as Chief People Officer (NASDAQ:ASCMA)
finance.yahoo.com - July 8 at 11:24 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMission 500 and Monitronics Host Moni 5K for Children to Support Children and Families in Need Throughout North Texas (NASDAQ:ASCMA)
finance.yahoo.com - July 6 at 9:59 AM
publicnow.com logoMonitronics Announces Exclusive Benefits for AARP Members (NASDAQ:ASCMA)
www.publicnow.com - June 30 at 4:01 PM
breakingfinancenews.com logoImperial Capital covered (NASDAQ:ASCMA) Ascent Capital Group Inc, bumping up its target price to $20 earlier today (NASDAQ:ASCMA)
breakingfinancenews.com - June 23 at 11:25 AM
benzinga.com logoImperial Capital Pens 6-Point To-Do List For Ascent Capital (NASDAQ:ASCMA)
www.benzinga.com - June 22 at 3:36 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoASCENT CAPITAL GROUP, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders (NASDAQ:ASCMA)
biz.yahoo.com - June 1 at 4:08 PM
News IconEarnings Review and Stock Rundown for Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASCMA) - Wall Street Hints and News (NASDAQ:ASCMA)
hintsnewsnetwork.com - May 25 at 8:13 PM
investornewswire.com logoAscent Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASCMA) Reports Yearly Sales Estimate At $589.636 - Investor Newswire (NASDAQ:ASCMA)
www.investornewswire.com - May 24 at 9:03 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAscent Capital Group (ASCMA) Shares March Higher, Can It Continue? (NASDAQ:ASCMA)
finance.yahoo.com - May 24 at 8:43 AM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Ascent Capital Group, Inc. : May 23, 2016 (NASDAQ:ASCMA)
www.capitalcube.com - May 23 at 4:48 PM
News IconStock Rating Review for Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASCMA) - Wall Street Hints and News (NASDAQ:ASCMA)
hintsnewsnetwork.com - May 23 at 1:35 PM
News IconAscent Capital Group Srs A (NASDAQ:ASCMA) Short Interest Decreased By 10.59% - Wall Street Hints and News (NASDAQ:ASCMA)
hintsnewsnetwork.com - May 23 at 1:35 PM
equities.com logoAscent Capital Group Inc. Series A (ASCMA) Jumps 5.57% on May 20 - Equities.com (NASDAQ:ASCMA)
www.equities.com - May 21 at 1:23 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoASCENT CAPITAL GROUP, INC. Financials (NASDAQ:ASCMA)
finance.yahoo.com - May 19 at 1:04 PM
News IconShare Recap and Earnings Focus on Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASCMA) - Wall Street Hints and News (NASDAQ:ASCMA)
hintsnewsnetwork.com - May 18 at 8:45 PM
equities.com logoAscent Capital Group Inc. Series A (ASCMA) is Trading Higher on Unusual Volume for May 16 - Equities.com (NASDAQ:ASCMA)
www.equities.com - May 18 at 8:45 PM
News IconConsensus Rating Review for Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASCMA) - Wall Street Hints and News (NASDAQ:ASCMA)
hintsnewsnetwork.com - May 16 at 1:42 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhy Ascent Capital Group (ASCMA) Could Be Positioned for a Surge (NASDAQ:ASCMA)
finance.yahoo.com - May 13 at 8:32 AM
equities.com logoAscent Capital Group Inc. Series A (ASCMA) Jumps 5.62% on May 11 - Equities.com (NASDAQ:ASCMA)
www.equities.com - May 11 at 9:40 PM

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