Acme United is a supplier of cutting, measuring, first aid and sharpening products to the school, home, office, hardware, sporting goods and industrial markets. Its operations in the United States, Canada and Europe are involved in product development, marketing, sales, administrative and distribution activities. The Company's 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. Acme United markets and sells in various brands, such as Westcott brand, First Aid Only, PhysiciansCare and Pac-Kit brands.

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TypePublic
HQFairfield, US
Founded1867
Size (employees)421 (est)+6%
Websiteacmeunited.com
Acme United was founded in 1867 and is headquartered in Fairfield, US
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Acme United Office Locations

Acme United has offices in Fairfield, Solingen, Rocky Mount, Orangeville and in 4 other locations
Fairfield, (HQ)
201 55 Walls Dr
Marlborough,
85 Hayes Memorial Dr
Rocky Mount,
2280 Tanner Rd
Vancouver,
11101 NE 37th Cir
Orangeville,
204 210 Broadway
Guangzhou Shi,
2 Xin Bao Li Da Sha
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Acme United Financials and Metrics

Acme United Revenue

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Acme United's revenue was reported to be $130.55 m in FY, 2017
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2018)

34.7m

Gross profit (Q3, 2018)

12.5m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2018), %

35.8%

Net income (Q3, 2018)

807.0k

EBIT (Q3, 2018)

1.4m

Market capitalization (12-Dec-2018)

46.8m

Closing stock price (12-Dec-2018)

13.9

Cash (30-Sep-2018)

4.0m

EV

89.8m
Acme United's current market capitalization is $46.8 m.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

89.6m107.2m109.8m124.6m130.6m

Revenue growth, %

20%2%13%

Cost of goods sold

57.8m69.0m70.3m79.0m82.7m

Gross profit

31.8m38.2m39.6m45.6m47.9m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Revenue

22.1m19.2m33.4m30.0m22.8m34.0m29.9m25.3m41.0m31.9m27.7m38.8m33.8m31.7m39.8m34.7m

Cost of goods sold

14.2m12.3m21.7m19.4m14.4m21.4m19.6m16.1m26.3m20.1m17.2m24.4m21.6m19.6m25.0m22.3m

Gross profit

7.9m6.9m11.7m10.6m8.4m12.5m10.3m9.2m14.7m11.9m10.6m14.5m12.2m12.1m14.7m12.5m

Gross profit Margin, %

36%36%35%35%37%37%35%36%36%37%38%37%36%38%37%36%
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

11.6m2.3m2.4m5.9m9.3m

Accounts Receivable

530.0k

Inventories

28.2m33.7m35.5m37.2m40.1m

Current Assets

57.0m57.5m59.6m65.5m77.8m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

11.8m3.4m2.4m5.8m1.8m1.9m4.6m1.5m2.1m6.3m6.2m5.7m7.0m1.1m1.9m4.0m

Inventories

41.9m42.5m41.3m

Current Assets

60.5m50.2m66.1m63.1m56.9m67.7m64.9m60.9m77.6m72.3m67.6m76.3m77.8m70.2m81.4m78.4m

Goodwill

1.3m1.4m1.4m1.4m1.4m4.8m1.4m3.9m3.9m3.9m4.7m4.7m4.7m
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

4.0m4.8m4.8m5.9m4.1m

Depreciation and Amortization

1.2m1.2m2.1m2.4m2.9m

Inventories

2.1m(4.4m)(2.6m)(1.5m)(1.8m)

Accounts Payable

(1.8m)1.9m(1.1m)610.5k3.7m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

3.5m368.0k2.5m4.1m436.0k3.1m4.4m565.0k3.8m5.3m659.0k3.5m4.7m764.0k3.2m4.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

875.0k321.0k1.2m1.0m1.6m575.0k1.2m1.8m674.0k1.4m2.1m781.0k1.6m2.4m

Inventories

1.0m(871.0k)(1.9m)(3.0m)(1.4m)(1.6m)(2.4m)(2.1m)502.0k2.3m1.4m(1.8m)(2.6m)(1.4m)

Accounts Payable

(1.4m)(505.0k)10.9m863.0k5.9m1.8m(372.0k)(489.0k)4.9m21.0k(1.6m)141.0k1.1m(3.6m)1.9m(4.4m)
USDY, 2018

EV/EBIT

65.4 x

EV/CFO

-20 x

Debt/Equity

0.9 x

Debt/Assets

0.4 x

Financial Leverage

2.2 x
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Acme United News and Updates

Acme United Corporation Announces Investor Relations Presentation Schedule

FAIRFIELD, Conn., Nov. 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Acme United Corporation (NYSE American: ACU) today announced that it will participate in the following conferences in December 2018:  

Acme United Corporation Board Increases Cash Dividend 9 Percent to $0.12 Per Share

FAIRFIELD, Conn., Nov. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Acme United Corporation (NYSE American: ACU) declared a cash dividend of 12 cents per share on its outstanding common stock.  The dividend is payable on January 29, 2019 to stockholders of record on the close of business…

Acme United Reports Third Quarter Results

FAIRFIELD, Conn., Oct. 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Acme United Corporation (NYSE American: ACU) today announced that net sales for the three months ended September 30, 2018 were $34.7 million, compared to $33.8 million in the same period of 2017, an increase of 3%. Net sales for the nine months e…

Acme United Corporation Third Quarter 2018 Earnings Conference Call

FAIRFIELD, Conn., Oct. 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Acme United Corporation (NYSE American: ACU) will release its financial results for the Third Quarter of 2018 on Friday, October 19, 2018, at 9:00 a.m. EDT.

Acme United Corporation Board Approves Cash Dividend

FAIRFIELD, Conn., Sept. 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Acme United Corporation (NYSE American: ACU) declared a cash dividend of 11 cents per share on its outstanding common stock.  The dividend is payable on October 23, 2018 to stockholders of record on the close of busines…

First Aid Kits Market to witness astonishing growth with Key Players Acme United, Johnson & Johnson, 3M, ZEE, Certified Safety

HTF MI recently broadcasted a new study in its database that highlights the in-depth market analysis with future prospects of and First Aid Kits market. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday
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Acme United Company Life and Culture

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Acme United Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Acme United founded?

    Acme United was founded in 1867.

  • How many employees does Acme United have?

    Acme United has 421 employees.

  • What is Acme United revenue?

    Latest Acme United annual revenue is $130.6 m.

  • What is Acme United revenue per employee?

    Latest Acme United revenue per employee is $310.1 k.

  • Who are Acme United competitors?

    Competitors of Acme United include ACCO Brands, MND Group and Manicube.

  • Where is Acme United headquarters?

    Acme United headquarters is located at 201 55 Walls Dr, Fairfield.

  • Where are Acme United offices?

    Acme United has offices in Fairfield, Solingen, Rocky Mount, Orangeville and in 4 other locations.

  • How many offices does Acme United have?

    Acme United has 8 offices.