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Last $11.10 USD
Change Today +1.08 / 10.78%
Volume 3.5M
ACTG On Other Exchanges
Symbol
Exchange
NASDAQ GS
As of 8:10 PM 04/24/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

acacia research corp (ACTG) Snapshot

Open
$10.16
Previous Close
$10.02
Day High
$12.51
Day Low
$9.79
52 Week High
11/25/14 - $19.93
52 Week Low
04/22/15 - $9.71
Market Cap
566.8M
Average Volume 10 Days
799.1K
EPS TTM
$-1.08
Shares Outstanding
51.1M
EX-Date
04/30/15
P/E TM
--
Dividend
$0.50
Dividend Yield
4.50%
Current Stock Chart for ACACIA RESEARCH CORP (ACTG)

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acacia research corp (ACTG) Details

Acacia Research Corporation, through its subsidiaries, invests in, develops, licenses, and enforces patented technologies in the United States. It assists patent owners with the prosecution and development of their patent portfolios; the protection of their patented inventions from unauthorized use; the 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 the United State’s patents and foreign counterparts covering technologies used in various industries. It has approximately 1,430 license agreements and 181 patent portfolio licensing and enforcement programs. Acacia Research Corporation was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Newport Beach, California.

57 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/2/15
Founded in 1992

acacia research corp (ACTG) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $903.8K
Executive Chairman
Total Annual Compensation: $903.8K
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting...
Total Annual Compensation: $652.0K
Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secre...
Total Annual Compensation: $653.3K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

acacia research corp (ACTG) Key Developments

Acacia Research Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015; Provides Amortization Expense Guidance for the Fiscal 2015

Acacia Research reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. For the quarter, revenues totaled $34.2 million as compared to $12.6 million in the comparable prior year quarter. Revenues were comprised primarily of 23 new license agreements, executed in the quarter as compared to 20 new license agreements executed in the comparable prior year quarter. GAAP net loss was $13.1 million or $0.27 per diluted share against GAAP net loss of $24.4 million or $0.51 per diluted share for the comparable prior year quarter. On a non-GAAP basis, net income of $3.2 million or $0.06 per diluted share as compared to a non-GAAP net loss of $5.2 million or $0.11 per diluted share for the comparable prior year quarter. Non-GAAP income or loss excludes the impact of certain noncash charges and noncash tax benefits. Operating loss was $13,610,000 against $26,051,000 a year ago. Loss before income taxes was $170,000 against income of $1,372,000 a year ago. Net cash used in operating activities was $15,830,000 against $20,432,000 a year ago. For fiscal 2015, the company expects excluding the future 2015 patent portfolio investments scheduled fiscal year 2015 patent amortization expense is expected to be approximately $52.2 million.

Acacia Research Corporation Approves Quarterly Cash Dividend, Payable on May 29, 2015

Acacia Research Corporation announced that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend, payable in the amount of $0.125 per share, which will be paid on May 29, 2015, to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 4, 2015.

Acacia Research Corporation to Report Q1, 2015 Results on Apr 23, 2015

Acacia Research Corporation announced that they will report Q1, 2015 results at 4:00 PM, US Eastern Standard Time on Apr 23, 2015

 

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