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Last $10.62 USD
Change Today -0.16 / -1.48%
Volume 541.6K
ACTG On Other Exchanges
Symbol
Exchange
NASDAQ GS
As of 8:10 PM 03/27/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

acacia research corp (ACTG) Snapshot

Open
$10.78
Previous Close
$10.78
Day High
$10.87
Day Low
$10.48
52 Week High
11/25/14 - $19.93
52 Week Low
03/27/15 - $10.48
Market Cap
541.1M
Average Volume 10 Days
473.2K
EPS TTM
$-1.32
Shares Outstanding
50.9M
EX-Date
02/26/15
P/E TM
--
Dividend
$0.50
Dividend Yield
4.71%
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: $659.1K
Executive Chairman
Total Annual Compensation: $729.1K
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting...
Total Annual Compensation: $575.5K
Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secre...
Total Annual Compensation: $602.6K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

acacia research corp (ACTG) Key Developments

Superior Court of the State of California, County of Orange Dismisses Michael Strathmann's Claims Against Acacia Research Corp. and CombiMatrix

CombiMatrix Corp. announced that the Superior Court of the State of California, County of Orange dismissed Relator Michael Strathmann's claims and ruled in favor of the defendants Acacia Research Corp. and its subsidiary CombiMatrix Corp. and Amit Kumar. The court said the Plaintiff failed to prove that defendants had any fraudulent intent when they pursued insurance benefits under the National Union D&O Policy over a decade ago. The Realtor can appeal the verdict in next 60 days.

Acacia Research Corporation Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend, Payable on March 30, 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 March 30, 2015, to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 2, 2015.

Acacia Research Corporation Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended December 31, 2014

Acacia Research Corporation reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported revenues of $31,030,000 compared to $15,065,000 a year ago. Operating loss was $15,240,000 compared to $31,760,000 a year ago. Loss from operations before benefit from income taxes was $15,691,000 compared to $31,599,000 a year ago. Net loss attributable to common stockholders was $16,399,000 or $0.34 per diluted share compared to $33,517,000 or $0.69 per diluted share a year ago. Net cash used in operating activities was $9,706,000 compared to net cash provided by operating activities of $1,310,000 a year ago. Purchases of property and equipment were $3,000 compared to $96,000 a year ago. Non-GAAP net income was $1,576,000, or $0.03 per diluted share, as compared to a non-GAAP net loss of $10,556,000, or $0.22 per diluted share for the comparable prior year quarter. For the year, the company reported revenues of $130,876,000 compared to $130,556,000 a year ago. Operating loss was $62,155,000 compared to $82,931,000 a year ago. Loss from operations before benefit from income taxes was $62,750,000 compared to $80,800,000 a year ago. Net loss attributable to common stockholders was $66,755,000 or $1.37 per diluted share compared to $56,945,000 or $1.18 per diluted share a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $4,184,000 compared to net cash used in operating activities of $3,509,000 a year ago. Purchases of property and equipment were $109,000 compared to $675,000 a year ago. Non-GAAP net income was $9,328,000 or $0.18 per diluted share, as compared to a non-GAAP net loss of $1,424,000, or $0.04 per diluted share for the comparable prior year.

 

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