ACTG Acacia Research

Acacia Research Corp. engages in the acquisition, development, and patents technologies through its subsidiaries. Its operating subsidiaries assist patent owners with the prosecution and development of their patent portfolios, the protection of their patented inventions from unauthorized use, the generation of licensing revenue from users of their patented technologies and, if necessary, with the enforcement against unauthorized users of their patented technologies. The company was founded by Robert Bruce Stewart on January 25, 1993 and is headquartered in Irvine, CA.

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29 Mar 21
11 Apr 21
31 Dec 21
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Cash burn rate (estimated) Burn method: Change in cash Burn method: Operating income/loss Burn method: FCF (opex + capex)
Last Q Avg 4Q Last Q Avg 4Q Last Q Avg 4Q
Cash on hand (at last report) 200.55M 200.55M 200.55M 200.55M 200.55M 200.55M
Cash burn (monthly) (positive/no burn) (positive/no burn) (positive/no burn) (positive/no burn) 8.39M 1.63M
Cash used (since last report) n/a n/a n/a n/a 28.31M 5.52M
Cash remaining n/a n/a n/a n/a 172.24M 195.03M
Runway (months of cash) n/a n/a n/a n/a 20.5 119.3

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Date Owner Security Transaction Code Indirect 10b5-1 $Price #Shares $Value #Remaining
16 Mar 21 Jason W. Soncini ACTG Common Stock Grant Aquire A No No 0 45,000 0 45,000
18 Dec 20 Booth Marc W. ACTG Common Stock Sell Dispose S No No 4.0944 5,565 22.79K 195,850
16 Dec 20 Tobia Alfred Victor Jr. ACTG Common Stock Buy Dispose P No No 3.7542 50,000 187.71K 588,462
15 Dec 20 Tobia Alfred Victor Jr. ACTG Common Stock Buy Dispose P No No 3.7892 50,000 189.46K 538,462

Data for the last complete 13F reporting period. To see the most recent changes to ownership, click the ownership history button above.

57.3% owned by funds/institutions
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Current Prev Q Change
Total holders 91 85 +7.1%
Opened positions 14 6 +133.3%
Closed positions 8 7 +14.3%
Increased positions 33 24 +37.5%
Reduced positions 26 32 -18.8%
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Total value 165.9M 103.66M +60.0%
Total shares 28.23M 29.87M -5.5%
Total puts 23.7K 27.13K -12.6%
Total calls 36.6K 22.71K +61.2%
Total put/call ratio 0.6 1.2 -45.8%
Largest owners
Shares Value Change
Renaissance Technologies 2.82M $11.11M -5.5%
IVZ Invesco 2.56M $10.07M +2.1%
BLK Blackrock 2.54M $10.02M -0.5%
ArrowMark Colorado 2.42M $9.53M +24.8%
Vanguard 2.08M $8.18M -21.1%
Heartland Advisors 1.9M $7.49M -20.5%
Dimensional Fund Advisors 1.45M $5.72M -4.7%
Pacific Ridge Capital Partners 1.24M $4.87M -10.8%
CWM 992.45K $3.91M 0.0%
Roumell Asset Management 971.29K $3.83M NEW
Largest transactions
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Ariel Investments 122.19K -1.47M -92.3%
Roumell Asset Management 971.29K +971.29K NEW
Northern Right Capital Management 0 -773.69K EXIT
Vanguard 2.08M -556.1K -21.1%
Heartland Advisors 1.9M -491.4K -20.5%
ArrowMark Colorado 2.42M +480.58K +24.8%
Millennium Management 277.53K +277.53K NEW
MS Morgan Stanley 608.4K -273.39K -31.0%
EAM Investors 0 -183.25K EXIT
MYDA Advisors 171.73K +171.73K NEW

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