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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Type
Public
HQ
Greenwood Village, US
Founded
2000
Size (employees)
1,370 (est)
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, US (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 (Q1, 2018)

133.8 m

Gross profit (Q1, 2018)

101.1 m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2018), %

75.6%

Net income (Q1, 2018)

(30.8 m)

EBIT (Q1, 2018)

6.6 m

Market capitalization (11-Jul-2018)

47.9 m

Closing share price (11-Jul-2018)

3.9

Cash (31-Mar-2018)

30.1 m

EV

1.8 b
Ascent Capital Group's current market capitalization is $47.9 m.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

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

Revenue growth, %

20%4%1%

Cost of goods sold

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

Gross profit

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

Revenue

115.8 m132.9 m134.7 m136 m138.4 m141.5 m141.8 m143.3 m143.7 m142.8 m141.2 m140.5 m133.8 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 m32.7 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 m101.1 m

Gross profit Margin, %

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

Cash

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

Accounts Receivable

Inventories

Current Assets

204 m182.8 m123.3 m125 m140.2 m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q1, 2018

Cash

80.9 m59.7 m24.7 m50.6 m51.1 m7.9 m34 m32.5 m5.1 m31.7 m42.3 m31.6 m30.1 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 m173.4 m

Goodwill

522.3 m526.5 m527.5 m527.5 m563 m563.5 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 b2 b
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

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

Depreciation and Amortization

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

Inventories

Accounts Payable

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

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)(30.8 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 m2.6 m

Accounts Payable

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

Cash From Operating Activities

48 m
USDY, 2018

EV/EBIT

274 x

EV/CFO

37.8 x

EV/FCF

40.6 x

Financial Leverage

20.2 x
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Ascent Capital Group Company Life and Culture

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