NASDAQ:ASCMA - Ascent Capital Group Inc Series A Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $0.58 +0.04 (+7.41 %) (As of 02/18/2019 02:25 PM ET)Previous Close$0.54Today's Range$0.5420 - $0.6152-Week Range$0.25 - $7.65Volume221,438 shsAverage Volume137,597 shsMarket Capitalization$7.21 millionP/E Ratio-0.07Dividend YieldN/ABeta2.86 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Ascent Capital Group, Inc., through its subsidiary, Monitronics International, Inc., provides security alarm monitoring services to residential and commercial customers in the United States, Canada, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. The company provides monitoring services for alarm signals arising from burglaries, fires, medical alerts, and other events through security systems at customers' premises. It also offers home automation services, including remote activation and control of security systems, support for video monitoring, flood sensors, automated garage door and door lock capabilities, and thermostat integration; hands-free two-way interactive voice communication between its monitoring center and customers; and customer service and technical support related to home monitoring systems and home automation services. The company also provides maintenance and wholesale contract monitoring services to other security alarm companies. It markets and sells its products through a network of authorized dealers. The company was formerly known as Ascent Media Corporation and changed its name to Ascent Capital Group, Inc. in July 2011. Ascent Capital Group, Inc. was incorporated in 2008 and is based in Greenwood Village, Colorado. Receive ASCMA News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for ASCMA and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Miscellaneous business services Sub-IndustrySpecialized Consumer Services SectorIndustrial Products Current SymbolNASDAQ:ASCMA Previous Symbol CUSIP04363210 Webwww.ascentcapitalgroupinc.com Phone303-628-5600Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio1.79 Quick Ratio1.79Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio-0.07 Forward P/E Ratio-0.05 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$553.46 million Price / Sales0.01 Cash Flow$14.50 per share Price / Cash Flow0.04 Book Value$11.52 per share Price / Book0.05Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($8.83) Net Income$-107,550,000.00 Net Margins-61.42% Return on Equity-166.55% Return on Assets-6.09%Miscellaneous Employees1,430 Outstanding Shares12,433,000Market Cap$7.21 million OptionableOptionable Ascent Capital Group Inc Series A (NASDAQ:ASCMA) Frequently Asked Questions What is Ascent Capital Group Inc Series A's stock symbol? Ascent Capital Group Inc Series A trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "ASCMA." How were Ascent Capital Group Inc Series A's earnings last quarter? Ascent Capital Group Inc Series A (NASDAQ:ASCMA) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 2nd. The industrial products company reported ($2.43) EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of ($3.08) by $0.65. The industrial products company earned $135.01 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $134.21 million. Ascent Capital Group Inc Series A had a negative return on equity of 166.55% and a negative net margin of 61.42%. View Ascent Capital Group Inc Series A's Earnings History. When is Ascent Capital Group Inc Series A's next earnings date? Ascent Capital Group Inc Series A is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, March 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Ascent Capital Group Inc Series A. What price target have analysts set for ASCMA? 2 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for Ascent Capital Group Inc Series A's stock. Their forecasts range from $9.00 to $10.00. On average, they expect Ascent Capital Group Inc Series A's stock price to reach $9.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 1,537.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Ascent Capital Group Inc Series A. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Ascent Capital Group Inc Series A? 2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ascent Capital Group Inc Series A in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Ascent Capital Group Inc Series A. Has Ascent Capital Group Inc Series A been receiving favorable news coverage? Media coverage about ASCMA stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Ascent Capital Group Inc Series A earned a media sentiment score of 1.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the industrial products company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of Ascent Capital Group Inc Series A's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Ascent Capital Group Inc Series A include TENCENT HOLDING/ADR (TCEHY), Johnson Controls International (JCI), SEA (SE), NV5 Global (NVEE), Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN), Altisource Portfolio Solutions (ASPS), Performant Financial (PFMT), Applied DNA Sciences (APDN), Helios and Matheson Analytics (HMNY), Cornerworld (CWRL) and Solis Tek (SLTK). Who are Ascent Capital Group Inc Series A's key executives? Ascent Capital Group Inc Series A's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. William R. Fitzgerald, Chairman & Pres (Age 62)Mr. William E. Niles, CEO, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 55)Mr. Fred Albert Graffam III, CFO & Sr. VP (Age 53)Mr. Jeffery R. Gardner, Exec. VP & Director (Age 59)Mr. Michael R. Meyers CPA, Sr. Exec. Advisor (Age 62) Who are Ascent Capital Group Inc Series A's major shareholders? Ascent Capital Group Inc Series A's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Bank of America Corp DE (6.99%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.25%), CLARET ASSET MANAGEMENT Corp (1.22%), Chou Associates Management Inc. (1.20%) and Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (1.01%). Company insiders that own Ascent Capital Group Inc Series A stock include Brigade Leveraged Capital Stru, Jeffery R Gardner, Michael J Pohl, Okumus Fund Management Ltd, Opportunistic Value Fun Okumus, William E Niles and William R Fitzgerald. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Ascent Capital Group Inc Series A. Which institutional investors are selling Ascent Capital Group Inc Series A stock? ASCMA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Chou Associates Management Inc., CLARET ASSET MANAGEMENT Corp and Gamco Investors INC. ET AL. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ascent Capital Group Inc Series A. Which institutional investors are buying Ascent Capital Group Inc Series A stock? ASCMA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of America Corp DE. Company insiders that have bought Ascent Capital Group Inc Series A stock in the last two years include Jeffery R Gardner and William R Fitzgerald. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ascent Capital Group Inc Series A. How do I buy shares of Ascent Capital Group Inc Series A? Shares of ASCMA 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 Ascent Capital Group Inc Series A's stock price today? One share of ASCMA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $0.58. How big of a company is Ascent Capital Group Inc Series A? Ascent Capital Group Inc Series A has a market capitalization of $7.21 million and generates $553.46 million in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $-107,550,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($8.83) on an earnings per share basis. Ascent Capital Group Inc Series A employs 1,430 workers across the globe. What is Ascent Capital Group Inc Series A's official website? The official website for Ascent Capital Group Inc Series A is http://www.ascentcapitalgroupinc.com. How can I contact Ascent Capital Group Inc Series A? Ascent Capital Group Inc Series A's mailing address is 5251 DTC PARKWAY SUITE 1000, GREENWOOD VILLAGE CO, 80111. The industrial products company can be reached via phone at 303-628-5600 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Ascent Capital Group Inc Series A (NASDAQ ASCMA)Community Ranking: 2.1 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 197 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 281 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 478MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Ascent Capital Group Inc Series A and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe ASCMA will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe ASCMA will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 2/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Why is the ex-dividend date different from the record date?