ACTG:NSD-Acacia Research Corporation (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Specialty Business Services | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 5.94

Change

+0.05 (+0.85)%

Market Cap

USD 0.29B

Volume

0.44M

Average Target Price

N/A
Average Analyst Rating

N/A

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

Acacia Research Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, intends to acquire undervalued businesses primarily in technology, life sciences, industrial, and financial services segments in the United States. The company also invests in intellectual property and related absolute return assets, as well as engages in the licensing and enforcement of patented technologies. Acacia Research Corporation was incorporated in 1993 and is based in New York, New York.

Technical Indicators

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Relative Performance (Total Returns)

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Specialty Business Services)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 50.76% 92% A- 89% B+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 50.76% 92% A- 89% B+
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 148.54% 85% B 83% B
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 148.54% 85% B 82% B-
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 28.29% 42% F 41% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 28.29% 33% F 36% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 1.78% 46% F 38% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A 2% F
Total Return 1.78% 46% F 30% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 53.79% 23% F 32% F
Risk Adjusted Return 3.32% 38% F 27% F
Market Capitalization 0.29B 71% C- 39% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Specialty Business Services)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 3.82 100% A+ 86% B
Price/Book Ratio 1.07 100% A+ 87% B+
Price / Cash Flow Ratio -14.79 100% A+ 80% B-
EV/EBITDA 0.00 100% A+ 100% A+
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 42.71% 100% A+ 97% A+
Return on Invested Capital -6.13% 43% F 36% F
Return on Assets -3.33% 36% F 37% F
Debt to Equity Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 1.88 50% F 59% F
Short Percent 3.51% 36% F 50% F
Beta 0.58 85% B 83% B
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Underpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Underpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to book value basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters then its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Underpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

What to not like:
Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Negative cashflow

The company had negative total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Dividend Growth

This stock has shown below median dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.