Acme United Company Profile (NYSEMKT:ACU)

About Acme United (NYSEMKT: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:
  • Sector: Industrials
  • Industry: Business Support Supplies
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSEMKT:ACU
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.acmeunited.com/
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $82.59 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 3,371,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $24.53
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $26.71
  • 52 Week Range: $19.49 - $29.49
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 16.23
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 12.50
  • P/E Growth: 1.35
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $124.88 million
  • Price / Sales: 0.66
  • Book Value: $14.64 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.67
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $0.40
  • Dividend Yield: 1.9%
Profitability:
  • EBITDA: $10.56 million
  • Net Margins: 7.33%
  • Return on Equity: 23.79%
  • Return on Assets: 10.89%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 6,152 shs.
  • Beta: 0.53
  • Short Ratio: 0.33
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Acme United (NYSEMKT:ACU)

What is Acme United's stock symbol?

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

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

Acme United declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, September 20th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, October 3rd will be paid a dividend of $0.11 per share on Tuesday, October 24th. This represents a $0.44 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.80%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, October 2nd. View Acme United's Dividend History.

How were Acme United's earnings last quarter?

Acme United Co. (NYSEMKT:ACU) released its earnings results on Friday, October, 20th. The company reported $0.32 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.52 by $0.20. The firm had revenue of $33.79 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $37 million. Acme United had a net margin of 7.33% and a return on equity of 23.79%. View Acme United's Earnings History.

When will Acme United make its next earnings announcement?

Acme United is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February, 22nd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Acme United.

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

1 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Acme United's stock. Their forecasts range from $28.00 to $28.00. On average, they anticipate 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
  • Brian S. Olschan, President, Chief Operating Officer, Director
  • Paul G. Driscoll, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary
  • Rex L. Davidson, Independent Director
  • Richmond Y. Holden Jr., Independent Director
  • Susan H. Murphy Ph.D., Independent Director
  • Stevenson E. Ward III, Independent Director

How do I buy Acme United stock?

Shares of Acme United can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages 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 $24.50.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Acme United (NYSEMKT ACU)
Community Ranking:  3.0 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  67 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  43 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  110
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Acme United (NYSEMKT:ACU) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $28.00
Consensus Price Target History for Acme United (NYSEMKT:ACU)
Price Target History for Acme United (NYSEMKT:ACU)
Analysts' Ratings History for Acme United (NYSEMKT:ACU)
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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 10/23/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Acme United (NYSEMKT:ACU)
Earnings by Quarter for Acme United (NYSEMKT:ACU)
Earnings History by Quarter for Acme United (NYSEMKT ACU)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/22/2018        
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)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Acme United (NYSEMKT:ACU)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.75 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.96 EPS

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Acme United (NYSEMKT:ACU)
Next Dividend:10/24/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.40
Dividend Yield:1.63%
Payout Ratio:26.32% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
22.86% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
20.41% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Acme United (NYSEMKT:ACU)

Dividend History by Quarter for Acme United (NYSEMKT ACU)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
9/20/2017quarterly$0.111.88%10/2/201710/3/201710/24/2017
7/11/2017quarterly$0.111.57%7/18/20177/20/20178/3/2017
3/21/2017quarterly$0.101.54%3/30/20174/3/20174/24/2017
9/21/2016quarterly$0.101.85%9/29/201610/3/201610/24/2016
6/20/2016quarterly$0.102.18%6/29/20167/1/20167/22/2016
3/21/2016quarterly$0.102.56%3/30/20164/1/20164/22/2016
11/18/2015quarterly$0.102.37%1/5/20161/7/20161/28/2016
9/9/2015quarterly$0.092.12%9/29/201510/1/201510/22/2015
6/22/2015quarterly$0.091.97%6/29/20157/1/20157/22/2015
3/23/2015quarterly$0.091.94%3/31/20154/2/20154/24/2015
12/22/2014quarterly$0.091.95%1/6/20151/8/20151/29/2015
7/31/2014quarterly$0.092.08%9/29/201410/1/201410/16/2014
6/20/2014quarterly$0.081.93%6/27/20147/1/20147/22/2014
3/25/2014quarterly$0.081.9%4/1/20144/3/20144/25/2014
12/20/2013quarterly$0.082.24%1/6/20141/8/20141/29/2014
9/16/2013quarterly$0.082.19%9/27/201310/1/201310/23/2013
6/4/2013quarterly$0.082.53%6/12/20136/15/20137/3/2013
3/22/2013quarterly$0.072.3%4/2/20134/4/20134/25/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Acme United (NYSEMKT:ACU)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Acme United (NYSEMKT:ACU)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Acme United (NYSEMKT:ACU)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Acme United (NYSEMKT: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  
4/22/2016Paul 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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