Acacia Research Corporation

Specialty Business Services

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Company Statistics

Market Cap.:
$190.42 million
Book Value:
Revenue TTM:
$109.36 million
Operating Margin TTM:
Gross Profit TTM:
$51.95 million
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Company Profile

Acacia Research Corporation had its IPO on 1996-07-08 under the ticker symbol ACTG.

The company operates in the Industrials sector and Specialty Business Services industry. Acacia Research Corporation has a staff strength of 287 employees.

Stock update

Shares of Acacia Research Corporation opened at $3.87 at the start of the last trading session i.e. 2023-03-24.

The stocks traded within a range of $3.8 - $3.94, and closed at $3.81.

This is a -2.56% slip from the previous day's closing price.

A total volume of 592,278 shares were traded at the close of the day’s session.

In the last one week, shares of Acacia Research Corporation have slipped by -13.8%.

Acacia Research Corporation's Key Ratios

Acacia Research Corporation has a market cap of $190.42 million, indicating a price to book ratio of 0.6302 and a price to sales ratio of 1.4332.

In the last 12-months Acacia Research Corporation’s revenue was $109.36 million with a gross profit of $51.95 million and an EBITDA of $19.84 million. The EBITDA ratio measures Acacia Research Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure its profitability.

In the trailing 12-month period, Acacia Research Corporation’s operating margin was 5.68% while its return on assets stood at 0.63% with a return of equity of 36.51%.

In Q3, Acacia Research Corporation’s quarterly earnings growth was a negative -97.5% while revenue growth was a positive 903.7%.

Acacia Research Corporation’s PE and PEG Ratio

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Trailing PE

Its diluted EPS in the last 12-months stands at $0.5 per share while it has a forward price to earnings multiple of 0 and a PEG multiple of 10.5. A low price to earnings ratio can mean the stock is attractively valued while a high ratio suggests the stock may be overvalued.

The PEG on the other hand provides a broader view compared to the P/E ratio and gives greater insight into Acacia Research Corporation’s profitability.

Acacia Research Corporation stock is trading at a EV to sales ratio of 0.0023 and a EV to EBITDA ratio of -1.2108. Its price to sales ratio in the trailing 12-months stood at 1.4332.

Acacia Research Corporation stock pays annual dividends of $0 per share, indicating a yield of 0% and a payout ratio of 0%.

Balance sheet and cash flow metrics

Total Assets
$485.27 million
Total Liabilities
$85.44 million
Operating Cash Flow
$45.71 million
Capital Expenditure
Dividend Payout Ratio

Acacia Research Corporation ended 2023 with $485.27 million in total assets and $0 in total liabilities. Its intangible assets were valued at $485.27 million while shareholder equity stood at $257.71 million.

Acacia Research Corporation ended 2023 with $0 in deferred long-term liabilities, $85.44 million in other current liabilities, 38000.00 in common stock, $-288403000.00 in retained earnings and $7.47 million in goodwill. Its cash balance stood at $241.87 million and cash and short-term investments were $401.18 million. The company’s total short-term debt was $62,906,000 while long-term debt stood at $0.

Acacia Research Corporation’s total current assets stands at $427.20 million while long-term investments were $0 and short-term investments were $159.31 million. Its net receivables were $7.04 million compared to accounts payable of $5.10 million and inventory worth $13.80 million.

In 2023, Acacia Research Corporation's operating cash flow was $45.71 million while its capital expenditure stood at $142000.

Comparatively, Acacia Research Corporation paid $0 in dividends in 2023.

Other key metrics

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Analyst Target Price

Acacia Research Corporation stock is currently trading at $3.81 per share. It touched a 52-week high of $5.3 and a 52-week low of $5.3. Analysts tracking the stock have a 12-month average target price of $8.

Its 50-day moving average was $4.3 and 200-day moving average was $4.3 The short ratio stood at 2.07 indicating a short percent outstanding of 0%.

Around 443.9% of the company’s stock are held by insiders while 9693.5% are held by institutions.

Frequently Asked Questions About Acacia Research Corporation

The stock symbol (also called stock or share ticker) of Acacia Research Corporation is ACTG

The IPO of Acacia Research Corporation took place on 1996-07-08

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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. The company operates through two segments, Intellectual Property Operations and Industrial Operations. 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 1,600 license agreements, and approximately 200 patent portfolio licensing and enforcement programs. It also designs manufactures printers and parts, and consumable products through dealers and distributors for various industrial printing applications. In addition, the company offers supply-chain printing solutions for manufacturing, transportation and logistics, retail distribution, food and beverage distribution, and pharmaceutical distribution industries; and line matrix printers for mission critical applications within labeling and inventory management, build sheets, invoicing, manifests and bills of lading, and reporting industries. Acacia Research Corporation was incorporated in 1993 and is based in New York, New York.


767 Third Avenue, New York, NY, United States, 10017