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Acme United Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.10 (+0.22 %)
(As of 05/14/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume18,373 shs
Average Volume21,273 shs
Market Capitalization$155.39 million
P/E Ratio22.08
Dividend Yield1.17%
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About Acme United

Acme United Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, supplies cutting, measuring, first aid, sharpening, and safety products to the school, home, office, hardware, sporting good, and industrial markets in the United States, Canada, Europe, and Asia. It offers scissor, rulers, pencil sharpeners, paper trimmer, safety cutter, lettering product, glue gun, and other craft product under the Westcott brand name; and cutting tool under the Clauss brand. It also provides fixed blade, folding knives, sight cutting tool, and tactical tool under the Camillus brand name; fishing tool and knives, as well as cut and puncture resistant glove, telescopic landing net, net containment system, and fishing gaff under the Cuda brand name; and sharpening tools under the DMT brand name. It offers first aid kit and safety solution under the First Aid Only brand; portable eyewash solution and over-the-counter medication, including active ingredients aspirin, acetaminophen, and ibuprofen under the PhysiciansCare brand; bodily fluid and spill clean-up solution under the Spill Magic brand; various first aid kit, refill, and safety supplies, including CPR kit, burn kit, and automotive and emergency survival kit under the First Aid Central; and alcohol prep pad, alcohol wipe, benzalkonium chloride wipe, various antiseptic wipe, castile soap, and lens cleaning wipe under the Med-Nap brand, as well as through Pac-Kit brand. It sells its products directly and through its independent manufacturer representatives to wholesale, contract, and retail stationery distributors; office supply super stores; school supply distributors; industrial distributors; wholesale florists; mass market and ecommerce retailers; and hardware chains, as well as sells a selection of products through its websites. The company was formerly known as Acme Shear Company and changed its name to Acme United Corporation in 1971. It was founded in 1867 and is based in Shelton, Connecticut.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Cutlery, handtools, & general hardware
Previous SymbolNYSEMKT:ACU
Year FoundedN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$142.46 million
Cash Flow$3.77 per share
Book Value$16.62 per share


Net Income$5.51 million




Market Cap$155.39 million
Next Earnings Date7/16/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable


Overall MarketRank

0.90 out of 5 stars

Consumer Discretionary Sector

276th out of 571 stocks

Cutlery, Handtools, & General Hardware Industry

7th out of 11 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Acme United (NYSEAMERICAN:ACU) Frequently Asked Questions

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Are investors shorting Acme United?

Acme United saw a decrease in short interest in April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,400 shares, a decrease of 82.3% from the March 31st total of 7,900 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 22,600 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.1 days. Approximately 0.1% of the company's stock are sold short.
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When is Acme United's next earnings date?

Acme United is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, July 16th 2021.
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How were Acme United's earnings last quarter?

Acme United Co. (NYSEAMERICAN:ACU) posted its quarterly earnings results on Sunday, April, 18th. The company reported $0.52 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.57 by $0.05. The firm earned $43.53 million during the quarter. Acme United had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 12.17% and a net margin of 4.48%.
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How often does Acme United pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Acme United?

Acme United declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, March 22nd. Investors of record on Thursday, April 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.13 per share on Thursday, April 22nd. This represents a $0.52 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.17%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, March 31st.
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Is Acme United a good dividend stock?

Acme United pays an annual dividend of $0.52 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.17%.
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Who are Acme United's key executives?

Acme United's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Walter C. Johnsen, Chairman & CEO (Age 70, Pay $921.27k)
  • Mr. Brian S. Olschan, Pres, COO & Exec. Director (Age 64, Pay $785.01k)
  • Mr. Paul G. Driscoll, VP, CFO, Sec. & Treasurer (Age 60, Pay $503.15k)
  • Mr. Larry H. Buchtmann, VP of Technology
  • Mr. Y. B. Pek, Sr. VP & GM of Asia Pacific

Who are some of Acme United's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Acme United own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Acme United investors own include Lifetime Brands (LCUT), AbbVie (ABBV), Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), Abbott Laboratories (ABT), Automatic Data Processing (ADP), Energy Transfer (ET), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK), AT&T (T) and Agilent Technologies (A).

What is Acme United's stock symbol?

Acme United trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)AMERICAN under the ticker symbol "ACU."

Who are Acme United's major shareholders?

Acme United's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Capital Management Corp VA (12.47%), North Star Investment Management Corp. (11.61%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (4.96%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.85%), Royce & Associates LP (4.35%) and FIL Ltd (3.73%). Company insiders that own Acme United stock include Brian S Olschan, Paul G Driscoll, Stevenson E Ward III, Susan H Murphy and Walter C Johnsen.
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Which institutional investors are selling Acme United stock?

ACU stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Teton Advisors Inc., Globeflex Capital L P, O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC, Seizert Capital Partners LLC, North Star Investment Management Corp., EAM Investors LLC, and MPS Loria Financial Planners LLC. Company insiders that have sold Acme United company stock in the last year include Brian S Olschan, Paul G Driscoll, Stevenson E Ward III, Susan H Murphy, and Walter C Johnsen.
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Which institutional investors are buying Acme United stock?

ACU stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FIL Ltd, Royce & Associates LP, Capital Management Corp VA, Ridgewood Investments LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Northern Trust Corp, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, and Bank of Montreal Can.
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How do I buy shares of Acme United?

Shares of ACU can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Acme United's stock price today?

One share of ACU stock can currently be purchased for approximately $44.60.

How much money does Acme United make?

Acme United has a market capitalization of $155.39 million and generates $142.46 million in revenue each year.

How many employees does Acme United have?

Acme United employs 552 workers across the globe.

What is Acme United's official website?

The official website for Acme United is

Where are Acme United's headquarters?

Acme United is headquartered at 55 Walls Dr, FAIRFIELD, CT 06824-5163, United States.

How can I contact Acme United?

Acme United's mailing address is 55 Walls Dr, FAIRFIELD, CT 06824-5163, United States. The company can be reached via phone at +1-203-2546060.

This page was last updated on 5/15/2021 by Staff
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