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Acacia Research Corporation is the industry leader in patent licensing. By partnering with patent owners, Acacia applies its deep legal and technology expertise to patent assets to unlock financial value. An intermediary in the patent market, Acacia facilitates efficiency and delivers monetary rewards to the patent owner.   With this strategy, Acacia has generated over $1,000,000,000 revenue to date, and has returned more than $665,000,000 to our patent partners.
TypePublic
Founded1993
HQIrvine, US
Websiteacaciaresearch.com

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)17(+31%)
Revenue (FY, 2019)$11.2 M(-91%)
Share Price (May 2020)$2.6

Key People/Management at Acacia Research

Marvin Key

Marvin Key

CEO
Matthew Vella

Matthew Vella

Chief Executive Officer and President
Clayton Haynes

Clayton Haynes

CFO
Robert L. Chip Harris

Robert L. Chip Harris

Executive Chairman
Marc Booth

Marc Booth

Executive Vice President, General Manager
Eric Lucas

Eric Lucas

Senior Vice President
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Acacia Research Office Locations

Acacia Research has offices in Irvine, Plano, München and Chiyoda
Irvine, US (HQ)
4 Park Plaza #550
Plano, US
2400 Dallas Pkwy #200
München, DE
4 Pettenkoferstraße
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Acacia Research Financials and Metrics

Acacia Research Revenue

Acacia Research's revenue was reported to be $11.25 m in FY, 2019
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2020)

3.8m

Gross profit (Q1, 2020)

1.3m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2020), %

34.3%

Net income (Q1, 2020)

(11.3m)

EBIT (Q1, 2020)

(3.6m)

Market capitalization (29-May-2020)

126.1m

Closing stock price (29-May-2020)

2.6

Cash (31-Mar-2020)

58.7m

EV

69.4m
Acacia Research's current market capitalization is $126.1 m.
Annual
USDFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

172.3m250.7m130.6m130.9m125.0m152.7m65.4m131.5m11.2m

Revenue growth, %

0%(4%)22%

Cost of goods sold

18.3m

Gross profit

(7.0m)
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2011Q3, 2011Q1, 2012Q2, 2012Q3, 2012Q1, 2013Q2, 2013Q3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Revenue

39.7m50.6m99.0m50.5m34.9m76.9m23.1m15.5m12.6m50.1m37.2m34.2m40.3m13.0m24.7m41.4m64.7m8.9m16.5m36.6m62.1m6.5m13.7m3.4m5.5m1.7m3.8m

Cost of goods sold

5.7m2.2m2.5m

Gross profit

(211.0k)(475.0k)1.3m

Gross profit Margin, %

(4%)(28%)34%
Annual
usdY, 2009Y, 2010FY, 2011Y, 2011Y, 2012FY, 2012FY, 2013Y, 2013FY, 2014Y, 2014FY, 2015Y, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

51.7m102.5m314.7m314.7m221.8m221.8m126.7m126.7m134.5m134.5m135.2m135.2m127.5m136.6m128.8m57.4m

Accounts Receivable

2.9m9.8m6.3m6.3m20.2m20.2m33.5m33.5m26.8m153.0k32.9m511.0k

Prepaid Expenses

803.0k3.4m7.5m4.4m4.2m2.9m3.1m2.9m

Inventories

7.5m4.4m4.2m3.2m
USDY, 2020

EV/EBIT

-19.5 x

EV/CFO

-31.4 x

Financial Leverage

1.3 x
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Acacia Research Operating Metrics

FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

Licenses

1.43 k1.45 k1.48 k1.48 k1.49 k1.50 k1.50 k1.50 k1.53 k1.54 k1.55 k

Patent Portfolios

181 183 184 184 185 186 187 192 192 192 192
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Acacia Research Online and Social Media Presence

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Acacia Research News and Updates

Acacia Research Blogs

Acacia Research Announces Strategic Partnership with Starboard Value

Acacia Research Announces Strategic Partnership with Starboard Value

Acacia Research Reports Third Quarter Financial Results

Acacia Research Reports Third Quarter Financial Results

Acacia Research to Release Third Quarter Financial Results

Acacia Research to Release Third Quarter Financial Results

Acacia Research Appoints Executive Leadership

Acacia Research Appoints Executive Leadership

Acacia Research Reports Second Quarter Financial Results

Acacia Research Reports Second Quarter Financial Results

Acacia Research to Release Second Quarter Financial Results

Acacia Research to Release Second Quarter Financial Results
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Acacia Research Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Acacia Research founded?

    Acacia Research was founded in 1993.

  • Who are Acacia Research key executives?

    Acacia Research's key executives are Marvin Key, Matthew Vella and Clayton Haynes.

  • How many employees does Acacia Research have?

    Acacia Research has 17 employees.

  • What is Acacia Research revenue?

    Latest Acacia Research annual revenue is $11.2 m.

  • What is Acacia Research revenue per employee?

    Latest Acacia Research revenue per employee is $661.5 k.

  • Who are Acacia Research competitors?

    Competitors of Acacia Research include CPA Global, Rightscorp and RWT.

  • Where is Acacia Research headquarters?

    Acacia Research headquarters is located at 4 Park Plaza #550, Irvine.

  • Where are Acacia Research offices?

    Acacia Research has offices in Irvine, Plano, München and Chiyoda.

  • How many offices does Acacia Research have?

    Acacia Research has 4 offices.