Ancestry.com Inc. (ACOM) - NASDAQ
ACOM is defunct since December 27, 2012. Acquired by Permira
  • Oct. 22, 2012, 9:10 AM
    Premarket gainers: PGRX +42%. SUPN +16%. SVU +7%. ACOM +8%. OREX +7%. NBG +6%. BTU +6%. PHG +6%. GIVN +6%.
    Losers: OSG -50%. NXY -7%.
    | Oct. 22, 2012, 9:10 AM
  • Aug. 23, 2012, 8:32 AM

    Shares of Ancestry.com (ACOM) gain 9.4% in premarket trading after the company stirs the pot by asking potential suitors to raise their buyout offers. Though shares have run up 38% over the last few months as the company opened itself up for bids, revenue projections have also shot higher to keep valuations somewhat reasonable for a high-growth Internet name.

    | Aug. 23, 2012, 8:32 AM
  • Jul. 25, 2012, 4:51 PM
    Ancestry.com (ACOM): Q2 EPS of $0.44 beats by $0.04. Revenue of $119M (+17.5% Y/Y) beats by $1.73M. Shares +3.4% AH. (PR)
    | Jul. 25, 2012, 4:51 PM
  • Jul. 25, 2012, 9:16 AM
    Premarket gainers: RVBD +26%. ACOM +16%. LL +14%. VHC +13%. INVN +13%. REGN +13%. ALTR +11%. SYMC +10%. DEXO +10%. SPPI +10%. TPX +9%. PSTI +8%. PNRA +8%. GALT +8%. JNPR +7%. ARMH +7%. ALXN +6%. BRCM +6%. STEM +5%.
    Losers: RSH -22%. NFLX -20%. TRIP -15%. IGT -12%. BWLD -11%. RFMD -10%. WLP -10%. USG -6%. WFT -6%.
    | Jul. 25, 2012, 9:16 AM
  • Jul. 24, 2012, 5:19 PM

    Ancestry.com (ACOM) +19.3% AH after NYT's Dealbook reports the genealogy website is closing in on a sale to take itself private. Though final bids are not due until early August, recent discussions have centered on prices in the mid-to-upper 30s, according to the story; shares closed today at $27.23.

    | Jul. 24, 2012, 5:19 PM
  • Jun. 6, 2012, 9:05 AM
    Premarket gainers: LEE +26%. ACOM +17%. IRM +12%. INCY +6%. WPRT +5%.
    Losers: TPX -43%. SCSS -24%. MFRM -15%. FCEL -10%.
    | Jun. 6, 2012, 9:05 AM
  • Jun. 6, 2012, 12:39 AM

    Ancestry.com (ACOM) +15.8% AH after Bloomberg reports the company is weighing a sale, and has enlisted the help of famous tech banker Frank Quattrone to find buyers. A source expresses confidence P-E firms will show interest in Ancestry, whose valuation has fallen to historically low levels on concerns about slowing subscriber growth, though analyst Susan Etlinger thinks Google or Facebook might also consider a bid.

    | Jun. 6, 2012, 12:39 AM | 4 Comments
  • May 14, 2012, 9:08 AM

    Premarket gainers: TIII +43%. FRAN +7%. AVP +6%.
    Losers: ACOM -16%. IOC -12%.

    | May 14, 2012, 9:08 AM
  • May 14, 2012, 8:35 AM

    Ancestry.com (ACOM) -14% premarket after NBC decides not to renew the "Who Do You Think You Are?" television series, which was done in partnership with ACOM. The show had run for three seasons.

    | May 14, 2012, 8:35 AM
  • Apr. 25, 2012, 4:44 PM

    More on Ancestry.com: The company is also announcing a $100M stock buyback program, and guiding for Q2 revenue of $115M-$117M ($116.5M consensus) and 2012 revenue of $460M-$470M ($461M consensus). Subscribers rose 10% Q/Q in Q1 to 1.87M, and are expected to reach 1.965M-1.98M at the end of Q2, and roughly remain at that level at year's end. ACOM +6.4% AH. (PR)

    | Apr. 25, 2012, 4:44 PM
  • Apr. 25, 2012, 4:37 PM

    Ancestry.com (ACOM +4.4%) +6.4% AH after reporting Q1 revenue of $108.5M (+19% Y/Y) and EPS of $0.30, beating consensus by $1.1M and $0.07, and announcing it's spending $100M in cash and assumed liabilities to acquire fellow family history site Archives.com. Archives.com has over 380K paid subs, and Ancestry claims the site's focus on historical records makes it complementary to its own offerings.

    | Apr. 25, 2012, 4:37 PM
  • Apr. 2, 2012, 9:45 AM

    Ancestry.com (ACOM +2.9%) lands a Buy rating from Craig-Hallum to accompany the firm's lofty price target of $35 on shares. 7 out of 9 analysts covering the company on the Street now have ACOM slated at Buy.

    | Apr. 2, 2012, 9:45 AM
  • Mar. 26, 2012, 11:50 AM

    Ancestry.com (ACOM +4.2%) is upgraded to Buy at BofA on expectations NBC likely will renew Who Do You Think You Are?; even if the TV show isn't renewed, BofA thinks the provider of online family research would be able to use marketing dollars effectively elsewhere. The firm says declines in viewership have moderated and should help ACOM at least meet Q1 estimates.

    | Mar. 26, 2012, 11:50 AM
  • Feb. 16, 2012, 10:22 AM
    Shares of Ancestry.com (ACOM -15.1%) remain in a downward spiral after the company reports below-consensus earnings and issues weak guidance. BofA isn't helping the cause - firing up a downgrade to Neutral on growth concerns.
    | Feb. 16, 2012, 10:22 AM
  • Feb. 15, 2012, 6:28 PM

    More on Ancestry.com's Q4: Subscribers reached 1.703M, up just 2K from Q3. In addition, Ancestry's guidance for Q1 revenue of $106M-$108M is below a $108.8M consensus, though 2012 guidance of $455M-$470M is in-line with a $464.3M consensus (investors might be skeptical). 1.825M-1.835M subs are expected at the end of Q1, and 1.915M-1.95M at the end of 2012. ACOM -5.3% AH. (PR)

    | Feb. 15, 2012, 6:28 PM
  • Feb. 15, 2012, 4:27 PM
    Ancestry.com (ACOM): Q4 EPS of $0.40 beats by $0.04. Revenue of $104.2M (+26% Y/Y) in-line. Shares -5.3% AH. (PR)
    | Feb. 15, 2012, 4:27 PM
Company Description
Ancestry.com’s mission is to help everyone discover, preserve and share their family history. Ancestry.com is the world’s largest online family history resource, with more than one million paying subscribers around the world as of December 31, 2009. We have been a leader in the family history... More
Sector: Technology
Industry: Internet Information Providers
Country: United States