Acacia Research Corporation (ACTG) Stock Guide

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Looking to buy or sell Acacia Research Corporation (ACTG)? Interested in getting the full scoop on ACTG, including earnings and dividends, stock forecast, buy or sell analysis and key stats? If so, you came to the right place.

In this ACTG stock guide, we'll address key questions about ACTG, above and beyond what you can find on Yahoo Finance, Zacks, MarketWatch or Morningstar.

Here is what you'll be able to find in this guide:

Earnings and Dividends: earnings, earnings date, dividend rate and dividend yield;
Analyst Predictions: stock forecast and analyst ratings;
Analysis: Finny Score and buy or sell analysis;
Key Stats: revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio, industry, sector, and number of employees.

And here is the list of questions we'll answer:
1. What are ACTG earnings?
2. When is ACTG earnings date?
3. What is ACTG stock forecast (i.e., prediction)?
4. ACTG buy or sell? What is ACTG Finny Score?
5. What are the reasons to buy ACTG? Why should I buy ACTG stock?
6. What are the reasons to sell ACTG? Why should I sell ACTG stock?
7. What are ACTG key stats: revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio industry, sector, and number of employees?

So let's start. Scroll down to the question that interests you the most.

Earnings and Dividends

1. What are ACTG earnings?

ACTG trailing 12-month earnings per share (EPS) is -$0.40.

2. When is ACTG earnings date?

ACTG earnings date is August 03, 2020.

Analyst Predictions

3. What is ACTG stock forecast (i.e., prediction)?

Based on ACTG analyst price targets, ACTG stock forecast is $6.50 (for a year from now). That means the average analyst price target for ACTG stock is $6.50. The prediction is based on 3 analyst estimates.

The low price target for ACTG is $6.50, while the high price target is $6.50.

ACTG analyst rating is Hold.

Analysis

4. ACTG buy or sell? What is ACTG Finny Score?

Our quantitative analysis shows 3 reasons to buy and 4 reasons to sell ACTG, resulting in Finny Score of 43.

5. What are the reasons to buy ACTG? Why should I buy ACTG stock?

Here are the reasons to buy ACTG stock:

  • ACTG average analyst price target ($6.50) is above its current price ($2.60). See ACTG price target chart.
  • ACTG cash to debt ratio is 99.08, higher than the average industry (0.13) and sector (0.12) cash to debt ratio. See ACTG cash to debt chart.
  • ACTG Enterprise Value/EBITDA multiple is 0.76, which is low compared to its industry peers’ Enterprise Value/EBITDA ratios. See ACTG Enterprise Value/EBITDA chart.

6. What are the reasons to sell ACTG? Why should I sell ACTG stock?

Let's look at the reasons to sell ACTG stock (i.e., the bear case):

  • ACTG quarterly revenue growth was -98.60%, lower than the industry and sector average revenue growth (1.40% and 1.65%, respectively). See ACTG revenue growth chart.
  • ACTG profitability is declining. The YoY profit margin change was -113.78 percentage points. See ACTG profitability chart.
  • ACTG Price/Sales ratio is 9.87, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/S ratios. See ACTG forward Price/Sales ratio chart.
  • ACTG short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 3.57. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See ACTG short interest ratio chart.

Key Stats

7. What are ACTG key stats : revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio industry, sector, and number of employees?

Let's look at the key statistics for ACTG:

Metrics ACTG
Price $2.60
Average Price Target / Upside $6.50 / 150.48%
Average Analyst Rating Hold
Forward Dividend Yield 0.00%
Industry Business Services
Sector Industrials
Number of Employees 13
Market Cap $111.05M
Forward P/E Ratio -228.00
Price/Book Ratio 9.87
Revenue (TTM) $11.25M
YoY Quarterly Revenue Growth -98.60%
Profit Margin -152.19%

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