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.

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TypePublic
HQGreenwood Village, US
Founded2000
Size (employees)1,280 (est)-6%
Websiteascentcapitalgroupinc.com
Ascent Capital Group was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Greenwood Village, US
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Key People/Management at Ascent Capital Group

William R. Fitzgerald

William R. Fitzgerald

Chairman of the Board of Ascent Capital Group, Inc
Jeffery Gardner

Jeffery Gardner

Chief Executive Officer of Monitronics International, Inc
William E. Niles

William E. Niles

Chief Executive Officer, 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
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Ascent Capital Group Office Locations

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

Ascent Capital Group Revenue

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Ascent Capital Group's revenue was reported to be $553.46 m in FY, 2017
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2018)

137.2m

Gross profit (Q3, 2018)

102.1m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2018), %

74.4%

Net income (Q3, 2018)

(40.1m)

EBIT (Q3, 2018)

8.3m

Market capitalization (4-Dec-2018)

10.6m

Closing stock price (4-Dec-2018)

0.9

Cash (30-Sep-2018)

137.6m

EV

1.8b
Ascent Capital Group's current market capitalization is $10.6 m.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

451.0m539.4m563.4m570.4m553.5m

Revenue growth, %

20%4%1%

Cost of goods sold

74.1m94.7m110.2m115.2m119.2m

Gross profit

376.9m444.7m453.1m455.1m434.3m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Revenue

115.8m132.9m134.7m136.0m138.4m141.5m141.8m143.3m143.7m142.8m141.2m140.5m138.2m133.8m135.0m137.2m

Cost of goods sold

20.2m22.1m23.0m24.8m25.7m28.1m28.2m29.5m27.6m29.0m30.0m29.6m30.2m32.7m33.0m35.1m

Gross profit

95.7m110.8m111.7m111.2m112.7m113.5m113.6m113.8m116.0m113.7m111.2m110.9m108.0m101.1m102.0m102.1m

Gross profit Margin, %

83%83%83%82%81%80%80%79%81%80%79%79%78%76%76%74%
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

44.7m12.6m5.6m12.3m10.5m

Accounts Receivable

Inventories

Current Assets

204.0m182.8m123.3m125.0m140.2m
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

(22.4m)(37.8m)(83.4m)(91.2m)(107.6m)

Depreciation and Amortization

8.9m10.1m10.4m8.4m8.8m

Inventories

Accounts Payable

6.8m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

(9.7m)(9.7m)(20.0m)(31.1m)(9.8m)(28.2m)(52.6m)(23.2m)(45.4m)(72.5m)(18.9m)(62.4m)(91.5m)(30.8m)(275.2m)(315.3m)

Depreciation and Amortization

6.4m2.8m5.3m7.9m2.4m5.0m7.8m2.1m4.2m6.3m2.1m4.3m6.4m2.6m5.5m8.4m

Accounts Payable

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

Cash From Operating Activities

169.7m69.1m114.9m188.2m110.3m174.0m55.9m91.1m158.2m46.0m69.5m113.9m48.0m63.7m69.5m
USDY, 2018

EV/EBIT

210.2 x

EV/CFO

25.2 x

EV/FCF

30.2 x

Debt/Equity

-10.8 x

Debt/Assets

1 x

Financial Leverage

-10.4 x
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Ascent Capital Group News and Updates

Ascent Capital Group Announces Early Results and Extension of Early Tender Time for Monitronics Exchange Offer

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Nov. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (“Ascent”) (NASDAQ: ASCMA) today announced that as of 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on November 19, 2018, holders of $469,957,000 aggregate principal amount of 9.125% Senior Notes due 2020 (the “Old Notes”) of Monitron…

Ascent Capital Group Announces Financial Results for the Three and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2018

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Nov. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (“Ascent” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: ASCMA) has reported results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2018. Ascent is a holding company that owns Brinks Home SecurityTM, one of the nation’s largest home sec…

Ascent Capital Group to Report Third Quarter 2018 Results on November 5, 2018

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Oct. 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (“Ascent” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: ASCMA) will issue a press release to report its results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2018 before the market opens on Monday, November 5, 2018. The Company will host a co…

Monitronics International and Ascent Capital Group Announce Extension of Early Tender Time and Withdrawal Deadline for Exchange Offer

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Sept. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (“Ascent”) (NASDAQ: ASCMA) and its wholly owned subsidiary, Monitronics International, Inc. (“Monitronics” and, together with Ascent, the “Offerors”), today announced that they have extended the early tender time and t…

Monitronics International and Ascent Capital Group Announce Exchange Offer

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Aug. 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (“Ascent”) (NASDAQ: ASCMA) today announced that Ascent and its wholly owned subsidiary, Monitronics International, Inc. (“Monitronics” and, together with Ascent, the “Offerors”), launched an offer to exchange (the “Exch…
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Ascent Capital Group Company Life and Culture

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Ascent Capital Group Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Ascent Capital Group founded?

    Ascent Capital Group was founded in 2000.

  • Who are Ascent Capital Group key executives?

    Ascent Capital Group's key executives are William R. Fitzgerald, Jeffery Gardner and William E. Niles.

  • How many employees does Ascent Capital Group have?

    Ascent Capital Group has 1,280 employees.

  • What is Ascent Capital Group revenue?

    Latest Ascent Capital Group annual revenue is $553.5 m.

  • What is Ascent Capital Group revenue per employee?

    Latest Ascent Capital Group revenue per employee is $432.4 k.

  • Who are Ascent Capital Group competitors?

    Competitors of Ascent Capital Group include NAPCO Security Technologies, Arlo Smart Home and Circle Media.

  • Where is Ascent Capital Group headquarters?

    Ascent Capital Group headquarters is located at 1000 5251 DTC Pkwy, Greenwood Village.

  • Where are Ascent Capital Group offices?

    Ascent Capital Group has an office in Greenwood Village.

  • How many offices does Ascent Capital Group have?

    Ascent Capital Group has 1 office.