Acacia Research Stock Analysis, Valuation (NASDAQ:ACTG)

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Acacia Research
Updated on : May 18, 2018
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ACTG 3.9 (0%)
S&P 500 2713 (0%)
Closing Price On: May 18, 2018
stock rating
RATING: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Industry :
Business Services
Sector :
Business Services
5 Quarter Revenue
Revenue Growth
2018-Q1
$million
%
YOY GROWTH
Compared to the industry
Long Term Growth
5 Year CAGR:
-12.3%
Operating Profit
Operating Margin:
-5.7%
Sector Average:
8.4%
5 Quarter Net Profit
Net Margins
2018-Q1
%
LTM Margin
Compared to the industry
Cash Flow
Operating cash flow:
$50M
Net Income:
-$32M
PROS      CONS
Recent Growth
Net Margins
FCF Margin
PE Valuation
Long Term Growth
Operating Margins
ROIC
ROE
Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Relative Valuation
ACTG PS :
1.7
Industry PS :
1.6
Sector:   Business Services.   *PE adjusted for one time items.
Other Metrics
Return on Invested Capital:
-2.2%
Return on Equity:
0.7%
Free Cash Flow Margin:
80.5%
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Acacia Research Stock Analysis

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View the Acacia Research stock analysis video on Amigobulls. This is our analyst opinion covering the buy and sell arguments for ACTG stock.

Note: Amigobulls stock rating is our opinion based on the historical performance of the company's fundamentals. It is not indicative of the future performance of the stock.

Acacia Research Corp Stock Rating 3.1/5

Amigobulls ACTG stock analysis takes into account various financial ratios like relative valuation, Acacia Research revenue, growth and return on equity based on latest quarter 2018 Q1 financial statements. We also check Acacia Research dividend performance. We also use relative valuation metrics like PE ratio and price to sales ratio for Acacia Research valuation analysis. Our Acacia Research stock rating is based on company's fundamentals like balance sheet risk and cash flow position.

Should you buy ACTG stock?

  • Acacia Research sales grew by 601.6% year on year in 2018 Q1.
  • LTM Net margins were good at 1.7% for Acacia Research.
  • ACTG stock is trading at an earnings multiple of 1.5 which is better than the industry average of 21.7.
  • The company has a good Free Cash Flow (FCF) margin of 80.5%.

Should you sell ACTG stock?

  • Sales declined by -12.3% annually over the last 5 years.
  • Over the last twelve months, Acacia Research posted an average operating loss margin of -5.7%.
  • Acacia Research's negative ROIC of -2.2% indicates operational inefficiency.
  • Acacia Research has a low return on equity of 0.7% over the last twelve months.

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