Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASCMA) has analysts on the Bullish side this week.

August 9, 2018 - By Margaret Guttierez

Investors sentiment increased to 0.88 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.02, from 0.86 in 2017Q4. It is positive, as 10 investors sold Ascent Capital Group, Inc. shares while 23 reduced holdings. 9 funds opened positions while 20 raised stakes. 10.23 million shares or 0.61% less from 10.29 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Geode Capital Management Ltd Company accumulated 94,183 shares or 0% of the stock. Okumus Fund Mngmt Ltd has 643,674 shares for 0.52% of their portfolio. Financial Bank Of New York Mellon Corp accumulated 54,780 shares. Strs Ohio invested in 0% or 44,100 shares. Bancshares Of America De owns 11,185 shares. Panagora Asset Inc holds 0% or 70,382 shares. Legal And General Grp Public Ltd Com accumulated 1,565 shares or 0% of the stock. Us National Bank De has invested 0% in Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASCMA). Moreover, Connor Clark And Lunn Management Limited has 0% invested in Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASCMA). Meeder Asset Management has invested 0% in Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASCMA). Gamco Invsts Et Al holds 0.02% or 630,535 shares in its portfolio. Royal Retail Bank Of Canada reported 14 shares. 17,232 were accumulated by California State Teachers Retirement Sys. Tricadia Management Ltd Co accumulated 177,400 shares or 0.32% of the stock. 1.14M were reported by Nantahala Ltd Limited Liability Company.

Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASCMA) Ratings Coverage

Among 2 analysts covering Ascent Capital (NASDAQ:ASCMA), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Ascent Capital has $13.0 highest and $9 lowest target. $9.50’s average target is 262.60% above currents $2.62 stock price. Ascent Capital had 4 analyst reports since March 2, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, May 9 by Stifel Nicolaus. On Friday, March 2 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold”. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of ASCMA in report on Thursday, March 15 with “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by Imperial Capital with “Outperform” on Tuesday, March 6. Below is a list of Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASCMA) latest ratings and price target changes.

09/05/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Hold Old Target: $11 New Target: $9 Maintain
15/03/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Hold Old Target: $13 New Target: $11 Maintain
06/03/2018 Broker: Imperial Capital Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Outperform Old Target: $13 New Target: $10 Maintain
02/03/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Hold New Target: $13.0 Maintain

The stock increased 0.77% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $2.62. About 826 shares traded. Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASCMA) has declined 84.00% since August 9, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 96.57% the S&P500.

Ascent Capital Group, Inc., through its subsidiary, Monitronics International, Inc., provides security alarm monitoring and related services to residential and business subscribers in the United States and Canada. The company has market cap of $32.49 million. The firm provides monitoring services for alarm signals arising from burglaries, fires, medical alerts, and other events through security systems at customers' premises. It currently has negative earnings. 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.

More notable recent Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASCMA) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “41 Biggest Movers From Yesterday” on July 11, 2018, also Benzinga.com with their article: “38 Biggest Movers From Friday” published on July 16, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Ascent Capital Group’s (ASCMA) CEO Bill Niles on Q2 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on August 03, 2018. More interesting news about Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASCMA) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “52 Biggest Movers From Yesterday” published on August 07, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Ascent Capital Group to Report Second Quarter 2018 Results on August 2, 2018” with publication date: July 16, 2018.

Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASCMA) Institutional Positions Chart

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