Acme United (ACU) dividend stock





  • Yield

     1.82%
  • Dividend

     0.44
  • 5 year dividend growth rate
     9.9%
  • Dividend increased

     13 yrs.
  • Payout ratio

     29%
  • Dividend pay date

     10/24/2017
  • Ex-dividend date

     7/18/2017
  • Uninterrupted
    dividends
     N/A yrs.
  • Yield compared to 5 year average
     -17.3%
  • Dividend payback
    period
     21 yrs.
  • Chowder rule

     11.7
  • Tweed factor

     -4.4
Rating
Overall rating
The overall rating measures the general health and sustainabilty of the company's dividend. It is an average of the five ratings below.





Dividend increased years
This rating looks at the number of years the company has increased their dividend consecutively. 1 star is given for 7 years or below and 5 stars are given for 23 years or more.





Dividend yield
This rating evaluates the size of the yield. 1 star is given for a yield below 0.75% and 5 stars for yields above 6.75%.





Payout ratio
The payout ratio shows how much of the earnings are being paid out as dividends. We award 0 stars for payout ratios above 100% and 5 stars for ratios below 10%.





Dividend growth rate
This rating takes into account the growth of the dividend. Companies that have a dividend growth rate below 1.5% get 1 star while 5 stars are given for rates above 13.5%.





Yield compared to 5 year average
If the current yield is below the 5 year average, it tends to indicate that the stock is cheap. A rating of 0 is given if the current yield is below 0 percent compared to the average and a rating of 5 is given if it's more than 22.5% above.
Relative valuations
Yield compared to 5 year average   
-17.3%
Payout ratio compared to 5 year average   
8.7%
P/E compared to 5 year average   
32.5%
Price per book value compared to 5 year average   
33.6%
Price change from 52 week high   
-17.9%
Price change from 50 days average   
-7.3%
Price change from 200 days average   
-10.4%
Price info
Change
1.2017 (4.7292%)


Last price
24.2083 USD


Day range
22.9620 - 24.7305


Year range
19.4900 - 29.4900

Financial health
Current ratio
4.65


Debt/equity ratio
65.32


Cash
4.62M


Debt
28.55M


Valuation
Price/earning (P/E)
16.03


Price/book (P/B)
1.7362


Forward price/earning (P/E)
12.35


Price/sales (P/S)
0.6859


PEG
1.3900


Market cap
81.61M

Recession performance (2007 - 2009)
0.1500,0.1700,0.2000
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Dvidend growth (annualized)   
15.5%
1.0900,1.2400,0.8500
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
-11.7%
10 year history
0.1500,0.1700,0.2000,0.2100,0.2500,0.2800,0.3000,0.3300,0.3600,0.4000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Dividend growth (annualized)   
11.5%
1.0900,1.2400,0.8500,0.8100,0.9100,1.1300,1.2200,1.3600,1.3000,1.3000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
2.0%
6.5800,6.6400,7.7700,8.2600,8.7900,9.8800,10.7600,11.9000,13.0500,12.9600
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Book value per share growth (annualized)   
7.8%
14.7000,14.5000,23.0000,27.3000,28.5000,24.7000,24.7000,24.7000,26.3000,28.5000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Payout ratio growth (annualized)   
7.6%
4.0000,4.0000,3.0000,3.0000,3.0000,3.0000,3.0000,4.0000,4.0000,4.0000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
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  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Shares outstanding growth (annualized)   
0.0%
Other companies in the housewares & accessories industry
Company
Div. increase  
Yield
Div. growth
USA   Clorox 40 yrs2.58%6.0%
USA   Lifetime Brands 7 yrs0.93%17.8%
USA   Newell Rubbermaid 7 yrs2.25%21.3%
Company profile
Empoloyees
303


Sector


Website


Founded
1867


Industry


SEC filings




Acme United Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, supplies cutting, measuring, and first aid products to the school, home, office, hardware, sporting goods, and industrial markets in the United States, Canada, Europe, and Asia. The company offers scissors, rulers, pencil sharpeners, paper tri...
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Address:
55 Walls Drive, Fairfield, CT, 06824

Phone:
+1 203 254-6060
The dividend of ACU is 0.44 for the last 12 months, and this gives the stock a yield of 1.82%. Since 2004they have raised their dividend each year, that is 13 years in a row. The payout ratio of ACU is 29%, based on an EPS of 1.51 and a dividend of 0.44. The company has a dividend payback period of 21 years. The 5 year dividend compund annual growth (CAGR) rate is 9.9%. Acme United has gone ex-dividend on the 7/18/2017, and the dividend pay date is 10/24/2017. 303 people work for them (a US company) and it has been founded back in 1867. They are in the consumer goods sector and the housewares & accessories industry. 2.2 out of 5 stars is our rating for it's dividend.






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