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ACU - Acme United Share Price

$21.3 0.1  0.5%

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Market Cap £56.2m
Enterprise Value £79.9m
Revenue £113.1m
Position in Universe 4392nd / 6321
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the fiscal year ended 31 December 2019, Acme United Corporation revenues increased 4% to $142.5M. Net income increased 20% to $5.5M. Revenues reflect United States segment increase of 4% to $125.7M, Europe segment increase of 8% to $10.1M, Europe segment increase of 8% to $10.1M. Net income benefited from United States segment income increase of 18% to $7.2M. Dividend per share increased from $0.45 to $0.48.
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Profile Summary

Acme 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.

Last Annual December 31st, 2019
Last Interim December 31st, 2019
Incorporated September 29, 1882
Public Since March 17, 1980
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: 441
Sector Industrials
Industry Professional & Commercial Services
Exchange NYSE MKT
Shares in Issue 3,337,710
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Frequently Asked Questions for Acme United
What is the Acme United share price?

As of 8:50pm, shares in Acme United are trading at $21.3, giving the company a market capitalisation of £56.2m. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Acme United share price performed this year?

Shares in Acme United are currently trading at $21.3 and the price has moved by -0.47% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Acme United price has moved by -9.37% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Acme United?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Acme United, there are there are currently 1 "buy" , 0 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Acme United is Strong Buy. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Acme United next release its financial results?

Acme United is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2020-12-31
What is the Acme United dividend yield?

The Acme United dividend yield is 2.26% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does Acme United pay a dividend?

Last year, Acme United paid a total dividend of 0.48, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 2.26%. Looking ahead, Acme United has not announced an ex-dividend date yet.

When does Acme United next pay dividends?

Acme United has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date. The historic dividend yield on Acme United shares is currently 2.26%.

How do I buy Acme United shares?

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What is the market cap of Acme United?

Shares in Acme United are currently trading at $21.3, giving the company a market capitalisation of £56.2m.

Where are Acme United shares listed? Where are Acme United shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Acme United:

Country of listing: United States
Exchange: ASQ
Ticker Symbol: ACU
What kind of share is Acme United?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Acme United is currently classified as a Super Stock. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.

Is there a Acme United share price forecast 2020?

Shares in Acme United are currently priced at $21.3. At that level they are trading at 20.28% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 0.00.

Analysts covering Acme United currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 1.77 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Acme United share price will go up?

An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like Acme United. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been -1.67%. At the current price of $21.3, shares in Acme United are trading at -2.22% against their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.

What is the Acme United PE Ratio?

The Acme United PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 13.28. The shares are currently trading at $21.3.

The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.

The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.

Who are the key directors of Acme United?

Acme United's management team is headed by:

Walter Johnsen - CHM
Susan Murphy - IND
Stevenson Ward - IND
Rex Davidson - IND
Richmond Holden - IND
Brian Olschan - PRE
Who are the major shareholders of Acme United?

Here are the top five shareholders of Acme United based on the size of their shareholding:

North Star Investment Management Corporation Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 14.69% (490k shares)
The Capital Management Corporation Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 11.09% (370k shares)
Johnsen (Walter C) Individual Investor
Percentage owned: 9.13% (305k shares)
Renaissance Technologies LLC Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 5.48% (183k shares)
Dimensional Fund Advisors, L.P. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 4.92% (164k shares)
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