Acme United Corporation. (ACU) Buy or Sell Stock Guide

Last updated: Jul 12, '19

Are you looking for the analysis of Acme United Corporation. (ACU) stock? Are you wondering what the bulls and the bears say about it?

If so, you came to the right place. In this stock guide, we will share with you 5 reasons to buy and 1 reasons to sell ACU stock. You’ll get a perspective on what the bulls and the bears say about it.

The analysis below may be also helpful to you if you have any of the following questions about ACU stock:

  • Is ACU a buy or a sell?
  • Should I sell or hold ACU stock today?
  • Is ACU a good buy / investment?
  • What are ACU analyst opinions, recommendations and ratings?

Let’s start with the bull case. Here are the reasons to buy ACU stock:

1. ACU profitability is improving. The YoY profit margin change was 0.24percentage points. See ACU profitability chart.

2. ACU forward dividend yield is 2.20%, higher than the industry (0.63%) and sector (0.56%) forward dividend yields. See ACU forward dividend chart.

3. ACU forward P/E ratio is 14.84, and it’s low compared to its industry peers’ P/E ratios. See ACU forward P/E ratio chart.

4. ACU PEG ratio (P/E adjusted for growth) is 1.54, and it’s low compared to its industry peers’ PEG ratios. See ACU PEG chart.

5. ACU average analyst rating is Strong Buy. See ACU analyst rating chart.

Now that you understand the bull case, let’s look at the reasons to sell ACU stock (i.e., the bear case):

1. ACU quarterly revenue growth was -3.23%, lower than the industry and sector average revenue growth (2.80% and 3.41%, respectively). See ACU revenue growth chart.

Now let's look at the key statistics for ACU:

Metrics ACU
Price $20.00
Average Price Target / Upside $23.75 / 18.75%
Average Analyst Rating Strong Buy
Industry Household & Personal Products
Sector Consumer Defensive
Number of Employees 421
Market Cap $65.70M
Forward P/E Ratio 13.3333
Price/Book Ratio 0.4971
PEG 1.5361
Revenue (TTM) $136.98M
YoY Quarterly Revenue Growth -3.225806451612903%
Profit Margin 3.3873558183676447%

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