Ascent Capital Group

Ascent Capital Group, Inc. provides security alarm monitoring and related services to residential and business subscribers in the United States and Canada. The company provides monitoring services for alarm signals arising from burglaries, fires, medical alerts, and other events through security systems at customers' premises. It also offers home automation services, including remote activation and control of security systems, support for video monitoring, flood sensors, automated garage door and door lock capabilities, and thermostat integration; hands-free two-way interactive voice communication between its monitoring center and customers; and customer service and technical support related to home monitoring systems and HomeTouch.

The company also provides maintenance and wholesale contract monitoring services to other security alarm companies for monitoring their accounts on a wholesale basis. It markets and sells its products through a network of authorized dealers.

Greenwood Village, US
Size (employees)
1,370 (est)-8%
Ascent Capital Group was founded in 2000 and 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 Data and Metrics

Ascent Capital Group Financial Metrics

Ascent Capital Group's revenue was reported to be $570.4 m in FY, 2016 which is a 1% increase from the previous period.
Numbers are in $, USD

Revenue (FY, 2016)

570.4 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

455.1 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

(91.2 m)

EBIT (FY, 2016)

55.6 m

Market capitalization (22-Jun-2017)

182 m

Closing share price (22-Jun-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

12.3 m


1.9 b
Ascent Capital Group's current market capitalization is $182 m.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


451 m539.4 m563.4 m570.4 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

74.1 m94.7 m110.2 m115.2 m

Gross profit

376.9 m444.7 m453.1 m455.1 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

379.5 m461.3 m514 m514.7 m


71.6 m78.2 m49.4 m55.6 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

95.8 m117.5 m123.7 m132.3 m

Interest income

3.8 m3.6 m2.9 m2.3 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 m12.6 m5.6 m12.3 m

Current Assets

204 m182.8 m123.3 m125 m


526.5 m527.5 m563.5 m563.5 m

Total Assets

2.2 b2.2 b2.2 b2.1 b

Accounts Payable

7.1 m6.8 m8.7 m11.5 m

Total Debt

1.6 b1.6 b1.7 b1.8 b

Current Liabilities

95.6 m91.1 m86.2 m95.1 m

Common Stock

137 k132 k123 k120 k

Additional Paid-in Capital

1.5 b1.4 b1.4 b1.4 b

Retained Earnings

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

Total Equity

513.8 m324.8 m238.6 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 m10.1 m10.4 m8.4 m

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
Numbers are in $, USDY, 2016


34.8 x


380.2 k


7.4 x


0.8 x

Financial Leverage

8.9 x

Ascent Capital Group Market Value History

Ascent Capital Group Company Life and Culture

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