Acacia Stock Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation


USD 3.98  0.11  2.69%   

Given the investment horizon of 90 days and your typical level of risk aversion, our recommendation regarding Acacia Research is 'Buy'. Macroaxis provides Acacia Research buy-hold-or-sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding ACTG positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Acacia Research's available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site.
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For the selected time horizon Acacia Research has a Risk Adjusted Performance of (0.10), Jensen Alpha of (0.18), Total Risk Alpha of (0.22) and Treynor Ratio of (0.22)
We provide trade advice to complement the prevailing expert consensus on Acacia Research. Our dynamic recommendation engine uses a multidimensional algorithm to analyze the company's potential to grow using all technical and fundamental data available at the time. To make sure Acacia Research is not overpriced, please confirm all Acacia Research fundamentals, including its current valuation, revenue, current ratio, as well as the relationship between the number of shares shorted and cash and equivalents . Given that Acacia Research has a price to earning of 2.65 X, we suggest you to validate Acacia Research market performance and probability of bankruptcy to ensure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your prevailing risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Acacia Research Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

Acacia Research generated a negative expected return over the last 90 days
Acacia Research has a strong financial position based on the latest SEC filings
About 62.0% of the company shares are held by institutions such as insurance companies
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Acacia Research Returns Distribution Density

The distribution of Acacia Research's historical returns is an attempt to chart the uncertainty of Acacia Research's future price movements. The chart of the probability distribution of Acacia Research stock daily returns describes the distribution of returns around its average expected value. We use Acacia Research price's Value At Risk and its Upside Potential as a relative measure of the distribution. The graph of the distribution of Acacia Research returns is essential to provide solid investment advice for Acacia Research.
Mean Return-0.12Value At Risk-2.44
Potential Upside3.51Standard Deviation1.78
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Investment risk management requires an estimate of the probability of extreme price changes. Therefore, the correct representation of the distribution of Acacia Research historical returns presented in an easy-to-digest graphical form helps investors and money managers understand the risk-reward trade-off of different investement strategies.

Acacia Research Cash Flow Accounts

201720182019202020212022 (projected)
Capital Expenditure(2 K)(34 K)(183 K)(199 K)(91 K)(98.18 K)
Depreciation Amortization and Accretion22.24 M27.14 M3.23 M4.8 M10.69 M10.97 M
Net Cash Flow or Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents(2.45 M)(7.79 M)(36.45 M)108.19 M108.81 M117.41 M
Issuance Purchase of Equity Shares700 K(4.61 M)79 K(3.95 M)(3.81 M)(3.91 M)
Net Cash Flow from Financing700 K(4.61 M)33.92 M109.21 M59.74 M56.44 M
Net Cash Flow from Investing(16.11 M)(24.07 M)(68.06 M)18.6 M35.75 M38.57 M
Net Cash Flow Investment Acquisitions and Disposals(16.11 M)(24.03 M)(63.46 M)32.58 M87.73 M94.66 M
Net Cash Flow from Operations24.48 M20.88 M(2.31 M)(19.62 M)13.33 M20.12 M
Share Based Compensation8.88 M(317 K)1.07 M1.66 M2.05 M2.11 M

Acacia Research Greeks

Most traded equities are subject to two types of risk - systematic (i.e., market) and unsystematic (i.e., nonmarket or company-specific) risk. Unsystematic risk is the risk that events specific to Acacia Research or Professional Services sector will adversely affect the stock's price. This type of risk can be diversified away by owning several different stocks in different industries whose stock prices have shown a small correlation to each other. On the other hand, systematic risk is the risk that Acacia Research's price will be affected by overall stock market movements and cannot be diversified away. So, no matter how many positions you have, you cannot eliminate market risk. However, you can measure a Acacia stock's historical response to market movements and buy it if you are comfortable with its volatility direction. Beta and standard deviation are two commonly used measures to help you make the right decision.
Alpha over NYSE Composite
Beta against NYSE Composite0.62
Overall volatility
Information ratio -0.11

Acacia Research Volatility Alert

Acacia Research exhibits very low volatility with skewness of 0.68 and kurtosis of 0.08. However, we advise investors to further study Acacia Research technical indicators to ensure that all market info is available and is reliable. Understanding different market volatility trends often help investors to time the market. Properly using volatility indicators enable traders to measure Acacia Research's stock risk against market volatility during both bullish and bearish trends. The higher level of volatility that comes with bear markets can directly impact Acacia Research's stock price while adding stress to investors as they watch their shares' value plummet. This usually forces investors to rebalance their portfolios by buying different stocks as prices fall.

Acacia Research Fundamentals Vs Peers

Comparing Acacia Research's fundamentals to the average values of its peers is one of the most widely used and accepted methods of equity analyses. It helps to analyze Acacia Research's direct or indirect competition across all of the common fundamentals between Acacia Research and the related equities. This way, we can detect undervalued stocks with similar characteristics as Acacia Research or determine the stocks which would be an excellent addition to an existing portfolio. Peer analysis of Acacia Research's fundamental indicators could also be used in its relative valuation, which is a method of valuing Acacia Research by comparing valuation metrics with those of similar companies.
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FundamentalsAcacia ResearchPeer Average
Return On Equity0.37 %(0.31) %
Return On Asset0.0063 %(0.14) %
Profit Margin0.89 %(1.27) %
Operating Margin0.06 %(5.51) %
Current Valuation(158.01 M)16.62 B
Shares Outstanding43.54 M571.82 M
Shares Owned by Insiders4.37 %10.09 %
Shares Owned by Institutions61.81 %39.21 %
Number of Shares Shorted586.58 K4.71 M
Price to Earning2.65 X28.72 X
Price to Book0.69 X9.51 X
Price to Sales1.63 X11.42 X
Revenue88.05 M9.43 B
Gross Profit51.95 M27.38 B
EBITDA192.09 M3.9 B
Net Income150.37 M570.98 M
Cash and Equivalents469.13 M2.7 B
Cash per Share12.25 X5.01 X
Total Debt119.42 M5.32 B
Debt to Equity0.39 %48.70 %
Current Ratio3.67 X2.16 X
Book Value Per Share6.69 X1.93 K
Cash Flow from Operations13.33 M971.22 M
Short Ratio1.20 X4.00 X
Earnings Per Share0.48 X3.12 X
Price to Earnings To Growth10.50 X4.89 X
Target Price8.0
Number of Employees28718.84 K
Market Capitalization178.08 M19.03 B
Total Asset798.86 M29.47 B
Retained Earnings(451.23 M)9.33 B
Working Capital150.65 M1.48 B
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 2021 2022 (projected)
Receivables9.52 M12.3 M
Inventories8.04 M7.99 M

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Is Acacia Research's industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of Acacia Research. If investors know Acacia will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about Acacia Research listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
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The market value of Acacia Research is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Acacia that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Acacia Research's value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Acacia Research's true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Acacia Research's market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Acacia Research's underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Acacia Research's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Acacia Research value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Acacia Research's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.