Ascent Capital Group

Ascent Capital Group, Inc. is a holding company. The Company's segments include Monitronics, LiveWatch and Other Activities. The Company's subsidiaries include Monitronics International, Inc. (Monitronics) and LiveWatch Security, LLC (LiveWatch). Monitronics provides a range of residential security services, including hands-free two-way interactive voice communication with the monitoring center, cellular options, and an interactive service option, which allows the customer to control their security system remotely using a computer or smart phone. Monitronics performs monitoring services for subscribers located in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Canada. LiveWatch is a do-it-yourself (DIY) home security provider offering professionally monitored security services through a direct-to-consumer sales channel. LiveWatch offers a differentiated go-to-market strategy through direct response television, Internet and radio advertising.
Greenwood Village, US
Size (employees)
1,370 (est)-8%
Ascent Capital Group is headquartered in Greenwood Village, US

Ascent Capital Group Office Locations

Ascent Capital Group has an office in Greenwood Village
Greenwood Village, US (HQ)
1000 5251 DTC Pkwy

Ascent Capital Group Metrics

Ascent Capital Group Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$570.4 m

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Gross profit

$455.1 m

Gross profit margin (2016), %


Net income (2016)

($91.2 m)

Market capitalization (21-Mar-2017)

$179.7 m

Closing share price (21-Mar-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

$12.3 m
Ascent Capital Group's current market capitalization is $179.7 m.
Ascent Capital Group's revenue was reported to be $570.4 m in FY, 2016 which is a 1.2% increase from the previous period.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$451 m$539.4 m$563.4 m$570.4 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

$74.1 m$94.7 m$110.2 m$115.2 m

Gross profit

$376.9 m$444.7 m$453.1 m$455.1 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

$379.5 m$461.3 m$514 m$514.7 m


$71.6 m$78.2 m$49.4 m$55.6 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

$95.8 m$117.5 m$123.7 m$132.3 m

Interest income

$3.8 m$3.6 m$2.9 m$2.3 m

Pre tax profit

($18.3 m)($34 m)($79.7 m)($84 m)

Net Income

($22.4 m)($37.8 m)($83.4 m)($91.2 m)
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$44.7 m$12.6 m$5.6 m$12.3 m

Accounts Receivable


Current Assets

$204 m$182.8 m$123.3 m$125 m


$526.5 m$527.5 m$563.5 m$563.5 m

Total Assets

$2.2 b$2.2 b$2.2 b$2.1 b

Accounts Payable

$7.1 m$6.8 m$8.7 m$11.5 m

Total Debt

$1.6 b$1.6 b$1.7 b$1.8 b

Current Liabilities

$95.6 m$91.1 m$86.2 m$95.1 m

Common Stock

$137 k$132 k$123 k$120 k

Additional Paid-in Capital

$1.5 b$1.4 b$1.4 b$1.4 b

Retained Earnings

($958.1 m)($994.9 m)($1.1 b)($1.2 b)

Total Equity

$513.8 m$324.8 m$238.6 m

Debt to Equity Ratio

3.1 x5.3 x7.4 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.7 x0.7 x0.8 x0.8 x

Financial Leverage

4.3 x6.7 x8.9 x
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

($22.4 m)($37.8 m)($83.4 m)($91.2 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

$8.9 m$10.1 m$10.4 m$8.4 m

Accounts Receivable


Accounts Payable

$6.8 m

Cash From Operating Activities

$212.2 m

Capital Expenditures

($9.9 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

($696.6 m)

Long-term Borrowings

($138 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

$450.6 m

Free Cash Flow

$222.2 m

Ascent Capital Group Market Value History

Ascent Capital Group Company Life

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