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.

Company Growth (employees)
Greenwood Village, US
Size (employees)
1,370 (est)
Ascent Capital Group was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Greenwood Village, US

Key People/Management at Ascent Capital Group

William Fitzgerald

William Fitzgerald

Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Ascent Capital Group, Inc
Jeffery Gardner

Jeffery Gardner

Chief Executive Officer of Monitronics International, Inc
William Niles

William Niles

Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Ascent Capital Group, Inc
Fred Graffam

Fred Graffam

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of MONI Smart Security and Ascent Capital Group, Inc

Ascent Capital Group Office Locations

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

Ascent Capital Group Financials

Ascent Capital Group's revenue was reported to be $570.4 m in FY, 2016

Revenue (Q2, 2017)

140.5 m

Gross profit (Q2, 2017)

110.9 m

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2017), %


Net income (Q2, 2017)

(43.5 m)

EBIT (Q2, 2017)

(1.5 m)

Market capitalization (22-Dec-2017)

139.4 m

Cash (30-Jun-2017)

31.6 m


1.9 b
Ascent Capital Group's current market capitalization is $139.4 m.
USDFY, 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
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017


115.8 m132.9 m134.7 m136 m138.4 m141.5 m141.8 m143.3 m143.7 m142.8 m141.2 m140.5 m

Cost of goods sold

20.2 m22.1 m23 m24.8 m25.7 m28.1 m28.2 m29.5 m27.6 m29 m30 m29.6 m

Gross profit

95.7 m110.8 m111.7 m111.2 m112.7 m113.5 m113.6 m113.8 m116 m113.7 m111.2 m110.9 m

Gross profit Margin, %

USDFY, 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
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017


80.9 m59.7 m24.7 m50.6 m51.1 m7.9 m34 m32.5 m5.1 m31.7 m42.3 m31.6 m

Current Assets

262.7 m220.5 m183.7 m229.1 m177.5 m151.8 m166.5 m151.8 m114.6 m146.7 m149.3 m135.8 m


522.3 m526.5 m527.5 m527.5 m563 m563.5 m563.5 m563.5 m563.5 m563.5 m563.5 m563.5 m

Total Assets

2.3 b2.2 b2.2 b2.2 b2.2 b2.2 b2.1 b2.2 b2.1 b2.1 b
USDFY, 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
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

Net Income

(12.6 m)(9.7 m)(10.3 m)(11.1 m)(9.8 m)(18.4 m)(24.3 m)(23.2 m)(45.4 m)(72.5 m)(18.9 m)(62.4 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

2.3 m2.8 m2.6 m2.5 m2.4 m2.6 m2.8 m2.1 m2.1 m2.2 m2.1 m

Accounts Payable

5.6 m6.9 m5.4 m7.9 m9.3 m7.8 m8.2 m9.3 m9.6 m
Y, 2017


-1.3 k x

Financial Leverage

12 x
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