ACU - Acme United Stock Price, News & Analysis

$22.36 0.24 (1.08 %)
(As of 11/23/2017 03:22 PM ET)
Previous Close$22.12
Today's Range$21.75 - $23.50
52-Week Range$20.20 - $29.49
Volume24,400 shs
Average Volume6,759 shs
Market Capitalization$75.21 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.98%

About Acme United (NYSEAMERICAN:ACU)

Acme United logoAcme United Corporation is a supplier of cutting, measuring, first aid and sharpening products to the school, home, office, hardware, sporting goods and industrial markets. The Company operates in three segments: United States (including Asian operations), Canada and Europe. Its operations in the United States, Canada and Europe are involved in product development, marketing, sales, administrative and distribution activities. Its product offerings across various segments include scissors, shears, knives, rulers, pencil sharpeners, and related products, which are sold primarily to wholesale, contract and retail stationery distributors, office supply super stores, mass market retailers, industrial distributors, school supply distributors, drug store retailers, sporting goods stores, hardware chains and wholesale florists. It markets and sells in various brands, such as Westcott brand, First Aid Only, PhysiciansCare and Pac-Kit brands.

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Business Support Supplies
  • Previous Symbol: NYSEMKT:ACU


    Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
    Current RatioN/A
    Quick RatioN/A


    Trailing P/E RatioN/A
    Forward P/E RatioN/A
    P/E GrowthN/A

    Sales & Book Value

    Annual SalesN/A
    Price / SalesN/A
    Cash FlowN/A
    Price / CashN/A
    Book ValueN/A
    Price / BookN/A


    Annual Dividend$0.44
    Dividend Yield2.0%


    Trailing EPS$1.40
    Net IncomeN/A
    Net Margins3.55%
    Return on Equity9.63%
    Return on Assets4.37%


    Outstanding Shares3,370,000

    Frequently Asked Questions for Acme United (NYSEAMERICAN:ACU)

    What is Acme United's stock symbol?

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

    How often does Acme United pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Acme United?

    Acme United announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, September 20th. Investors of record on Tuesday, October 3rd will be given a dividend of $0.11 per share on Tuesday, October 24th. This represents a $0.44 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.97%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, October 2nd. View Acme United's Dividend History.

    How were Acme United's earnings last quarter?

    Acme United Co. (NYSEAMERICAN:ACU) issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday, October, 20th. The company reported $0.32 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.52 by $0.20. The business earned $33.79 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $37 million. Acme United had a net margin of 3.55% and a return on equity of 9.63%. View Acme United's Earnings History.

    Where is Acme United's stock going? Where will Acme United's stock price be in 2017?

    1 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Acme United's stock. Their forecasts range from $28.00 to $28.00. On average, they expect Acme United's stock price to reach $28.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Acme United.

    Who are some of Acme United's key competitors?

    Who are Acme United's key executives?

    Acme United's management team includes the folowing people:

    • Walter C. Johnsen, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer (Age 64)
    • Brian S. Olschan, President, Chief Operating Officer, Director (Age 58)
    • Paul G. Driscoll, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary (Age 54)
    • Rex L. Davidson, Independent Director (Age 65)
    • Richmond Y. Holden Jr., Independent Director (Age 61)
    • Susan H. Murphy Ph.D., Independent Director (Age 63)
    • Stevenson E. Ward III, Independent Director (Age 69)

    Who owns Acme United stock?

    Acme United's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.79%), Capital Management Corp VA (2.05%), Granite Investment Partners LLC (1.07%) and Neuberger Berman Group LLC (0.33%). Company insiders that own Acme United stock include Brian S Olschan, John Mcnicol, Paul G Driscoll, Richmond Y Holden Jr and Walter C Johnsen. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Acme United.

    Who sold Acme United stock? Who is selling Acme United stock?

    Acme United's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Granite Investment Partners LLC, Neuberger Berman Group LLC and Capital Management Corp VA. Company insiders that have sold Acme United company stock in the last year include Brian S Olschan, Richmond Y Holden Jr and Walter C Johnsen. View Insider Buying and Selling for Acme United.

    Who bought Acme United stock? Who is buying Acme United stock?

    Acme United's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Acme United.

    How do I buy Acme United stock?

    Shares of Acme United can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

    What is Acme United's stock price today?

    One share of Acme United stock can currently be purchased for approximately $22.36.

    How big of a company is Acme United?

    Acme United has a market capitalization of $75.21 million.

    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.

    MarketBeat Community Rating for Acme United (ACU)

    Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
    Outperform Votes:  19 (Vote Outperform)
    Underperform Votes:  16 (Vote Underperform)
    Total Votes:  35
    MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Acme United and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

    Analyst Ratings

    Analysts' Consensus Rating for Acme United (NYSEAMERICAN:ACU)

      (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
    Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Ratings, 0 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating, 0 Strong Buy Ratings
    Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
    Consensus Price Target: $28.00

    Consensus Price Target History for Acme United (NYSEAMERICAN:ACU)

    Price Target History for Acme United (NYSEAMERICAN:ACU)

    Analysts' Ratings History for Acme United (NYSEAMERICAN:ACU)

    DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
    1/31/2017DA DavidsonReiterated RatingBuy$28.00View Rating Details
    8/10/2016Singular ResearchBoost Price TargetBuy$21.00 -> $24.50View Rating Details
    1/14/2016Avondale PartnersInitiated CoverageMarket PerformView Rating Details
    (Data available from 11/23/2015 forward)


    Earnings History and Estimates Chart for Acme United (NYSEAMERICAN:ACU)

    Earnings by Quarter for Acme United (NYSEAMERICAN:ACU)

    Earnings History by Quarter for Acme United (NYSEAMERICAN ACU)

    DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
    10/20/2017Q3 2017$0.52$0.32$37.00 million$33.79 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
    7/25/2017Q2 2017$1.00$0.75$45.20 million$38.85 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
    4/20/2017Q1 2017$0.18$0.18$27.60 million$27.75 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
    2/23/2017Q416$0.16$0.15$25.80 million$26.38 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
    10/20/2016Q316$0.36$0.40$32.05 million$31.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
    7/22/2016Q216$0.78$0.91$37.15 million$41.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
    4/22/2016Q116$0.23$0.16$24.90 million$25.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
    2/25/2016Q415$0.17$0.16$26.64 million$23.12 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
    10/16/2015Q315$0.40$0.35$32.40 million$29.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
    7/22/2015Q215$0.76$0.74$36.40 million$34.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
    4/17/2015Q115$0.13$0.12$24.50 million$22.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
    2/26/2015Q414$0.19$0.19$27.40 million$24.67 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
    10/23/2014Q3$0.35$0.34$22.10 million$30.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
    7/24/2014Q214$0.71$0.72$31.60 million$33.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
    4/17/2014Q1$0.11$0.11$19.06 million$19.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
    2/26/2014Q4$0.15$0.15$19.50 million$21.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
    10/18/2013Q313$0.29$0.29$22.50 million$22.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
    7/19/2013Q2 2013$0.68$0.68$31.89 million$28.41 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
    4/19/2013Q1 2013$0.11$0.10$19.50 million$17.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
    (Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


    Earnings Estimates for Acme United (NYSEAMERICAN:ACU)

    No earnings estimates for this company have been tracked by


    Current Dividend Information for Acme United (NYSEAMERICAN:ACU)

    Most Recent Dividend:10/24/2017
    Annual Dividend:$0.44
    Dividend Yield:1.97%
    Payout Ratio:31.43% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
    Dividend Payments by Quarter for Acme United (NYSEAMERICAN:ACU)

    Dividend History by Quarter for Acme United (NYSEAMERICAN ACU)

    AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
    (Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

    Insider Trades

    Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Acme United (NYSEAMERICAN ACU)

    Insider Trades by Quarter for Acme United (NYSEAMERICAN:ACU)
    Insider Trades by Quarter for Acme United (NYSEAMERICAN:ACU)

    Insider Trades by Quarter for Acme United (NYSEAMERICAN ACU)

    Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
    8/22/2017Walter C JohnsenCEOSell2,108$27.12$57,168.96View SEC Filing  
    8/21/2017Walter C JohnsenCEOSell2,104$27.12$57,060.48View SEC Filing  
    7/26/2017Richmond Y Holden JrDirectorSell450$27.58$12,411.00View SEC Filing  
    6/6/2017Brian S OlschanCOOSell3,010$28.07$84,490.70View SEC Filing  
    6/5/2017Brian S OlschanInsiderSell687$28.30$19,442.10View SEC Filing  
    5/26/2017Walter C JohnsenCEOSell1,393$27.51$38,321.43View SEC Filing  
    5/25/2017Walter C JohnsenCEOSell6,350$27.71$175,958.50View SEC Filing  
    4/25/2017John McnicolDirectorBuy66,500$0.18$11,970.00
    4/22/2016Paul G DriscollCFOSell4,817$17.20$82,852.40View SEC Filing  
    3/8/2016Brian S OlschanCOOSell175$17.50$3,062.50View SEC Filing  
    3/7/2016Brian S OlschanInsiderSell174$17.50$3,045.00View SEC Filing  
    11/11/2015Walter C. JohnsenCEOSell4,240$16.65$70,596.00View SEC Filing  
    10/13/2015Brian S. OlschanCOOSell2,293$18.25$41,847.25View SEC Filing  
    7/17/2015Brian S OlschanCOOSell2,900$18.27$52,983.00View SEC Filing  
    6/26/2015Brian S OlschanCOOSell2,871$18.25$52,395.75View SEC Filing  
    6/9/2015Richmond Y Holden JrDirectorSell3,800$18.02$68,476.00View SEC Filing  
    5/5/2015Brian S OlschanInsiderSell804$18.45$14,833.80View SEC Filing  
    5/4/2015Brian S OlschanInsiderSell100$18.55$1,855.00View SEC Filing  
    5/1/2015Brian S OlschanInsiderSell49$18.55$908.95View SEC Filing  
    4/29/2015Brian S OlschanCOOSell1,042$18.61$19,391.62View SEC Filing  
    3/20/2015Walter C JohnsenCEOSell6,434$18.45$118,707.30View SEC Filing  
    3/12/2015Walter C JohnsenCEOSell2,466$18.75$46,237.50View SEC Filing  
    11/19/2014Walter C JohnsenCEOSell2,000$17.50$35,000.00View SEC Filing  
    11/4/2014Walter C JohnsenCEOSell2,781$17.20$47,833.20View SEC Filing  
    10/30/2014Walter C JohnsenCEOSell1,419$17.19$24,392.61View SEC Filing  
    10/29/2014Brian S OlschanCOOSell5,763$17.30$99,699.90View SEC Filing  
    10/28/2014Walter C JohnsenCEOSell10,800$17.29$186,732.00View SEC Filing  
    10/27/2014Brian S OlschanCOOSell1,897$17.50$33,197.50View SEC Filing  
    9/8/2014Brian S OlschanCOOSell5,100$16.74$85,374.00View SEC Filing  
    8/29/2014Brian S OlschanCOOSell1,700$16.87$28,679.00View SEC Filing  
    8/11/2014Brian S OlschanCOOSell1,615$16.75$27,051.25View SEC Filing  
    8/5/2014Brian S OlschanCOOSell3,100$17.05$52,855.00View SEC Filing  
    8/4/2014Brian S OlschanCOOSell2,555$16.86$43,077.30View SEC Filing  
    7/30/2014Brian S OlschanInsiderSell605$16.86$10,200.30View SEC Filing  
    7/29/2014Brian S OlschanCOOSell9,700$16.86$163,542.00View SEC Filing  
    7/21/2014Brian S OlschanInsiderSell300$17.02$5,106.00View SEC Filing  
    6/9/2014Paul G DriscollCFOSell3,000$16.75$50,250.00View SEC Filing  
    6/5/2014Walter C JohnsenCEOSell10,000$17.51$175,100.00View SEC Filing  
    12/12/2013Walter C JohnsenCEOSell6,800$15.25$103,700.00View SEC Filing  
    8/2/2013Walter C JohnsenCEOSell8,000$13.57$108,560.00View SEC Filing  
    4/30/2013Brian S OlschanCOOSell6,351$12.25$77,799.75View SEC Filing  
    3/20/2013Walter C JohnsenCEOSell6,070$12.23$74,236.10View SEC Filing  
    (Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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