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Acacia Research Corporation is a specialty business services business based in the US. Acacia Research Corporation shares (ACTG) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Acacia Research Corporation employs 17 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$26.1 million.
|Latest market close||USD$3.94|
|52-week range||USD$1.75 - USD$4.46|
|50-day moving average||USD$3.7441|
|200-day moving average||USD$3.7556|
|Wall St. target price||USD$6|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$0.322|
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|1 week (2021-01-08)||-10.05%|
|1 month (2020-12-16)||5.35%|
|3 months (2020-10-16)||20.86%|
|6 months (2020-07-16)||-3.67%|
|1 year (2020-01-16)||42.24%|
|2 years (2019-01-16)||25.88%|
|3 years (2018-01-16)||5.07%|
|5 years (2016-01-15)||7.36%|
Valuing Acacia Research Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Acacia Research Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Acacia Research Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 13x. In other words, Acacia Research Corporation shares trade at around 13x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
Acacia Research Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 10.5. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Acacia Research Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Acacia Research Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$3.8 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Acacia Research Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||USD$26.1 million|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$-3,848,000|
|Return on assets TTM||-4.18%|
|Return on equity TTM||16.41%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$202 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 971,793 Acacia Research Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Acacia Research Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 3.7% up from 936,987 last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Acacia Research Corporation shares can be evaluated.
Acacia Research Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Acacia Research Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Acacia Research Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 259144.8). Acacia Research Corporation's SIR currently stands at 3.75. In other words for every 100,000 Acacia Research Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3750 shares are currently held short.
However Acacia Research Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Acacia Research Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Acacia Research Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Acacia Research Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Acacia Research Corporation shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0206% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Acacia Research Corporation shares, roughly 21 shares are currently held short).
Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Acacia Research Corporation.
Find out more about how you can short Acacia Research Corporation stock.
We're not expecting Acacia Research Corporation to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Over the last 12 months, Acacia Research Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.75 up to $4.46. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Acacia Research Corporation's is 0.864. This would suggest that Acacia Research Corporation's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Acacia Research Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, invests in intellectual property and related absolute return assets; and engages in the licensing and enforcement of 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 1,570 license agreements, and approximately 200 patent portfolio licensing and enforcement programs. Acacia Research Corporation was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Irvine, California.
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