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Acme United Corporation (ACU)
Performance
Risk-Adjusted Performance
Dividends
Drawdowns
Volatility
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Company Info

ISINUS0048161048
CUSIP004816104
SectorConsumer Defensive
IndustryHousehold & Personal Products

Highlights

Market Cap$140.91M
EPS (TTM)$5.08
PE Ratio7.57
PEG Ratio1.43
Total Revenue (TTM)$137.28M
Gross Profit (TTM)$53.30M
EBITDA (TTM)$10.89M
Year Range$24.43 - $50.61
Target Price$53.00
Short %1.61%
Short Ratio1.54

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Acme United Corporation

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Performance

Performance Chart

The chart shows the growth of an initial investment of $10,000 in Acme United Corporation, comparing it to the performance of the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. All prices have been adjusted for splits and dividends.


500.00%1,000.00%1,500.00%2,000.00%2,500.00%3,000.00%FebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJuly
608.97%
3,165.51%
ACU (Acme United Corporation)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

S&P 500

Returns By Period

Acme United Corporation had a return of -9.22% year-to-date (YTD) and 56.37% in the last 12 months. Over the past 10 years, Acme United Corporation had an annualized return of 10.79%, while the S&P 500 benchmark had an annualized return of 10.77%, indicating that Acme United Corporation performed slightly bigger than the benchmark.


PeriodReturnBenchmark
Year-To-Date-9.22%15.41%
1 month12.15%0.33%
6 months-20.53%13.74%
1 year56.37%21.39%
5 years (annualized)16.09%13.11%
10 years (annualized)10.79%10.77%

Monthly Returns

The table below presents the monthly returns of ACU, with color gradation from worst to best to easily spot seasonal factors. Returns are adjusted for dividends.


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecTotal
202412.11%-0.79%-0.75%-12.94%-13.25%-1.18%-9.22%
20238.45%3.47%-5.24%13.91%-4.66%0.40%21.97%-2.99%1.29%12.61%7.46%19.06%100.21%
2022-1.69%0.00%2.67%-2.25%-1.18%-2.42%-9.06%-0.17%-19.45%3.87%-0.96%-7.52%-33.82%
20214.53%11.70%12.97%13.34%-6.51%6.63%-4.79%-4.42%-18.70%13.01%-5.52%-3.60%13.48%
20201.01%-2.89%-12.70%7.74%-1.47%7.43%-5.21%1.71%5.04%22.46%17.45%-9.03%29.39%
201918.16%2.63%-6.71%30.16%-3.34%13.01%-7.39%-2.45%-0.74%3.19%7.40%7.21%71.41%
20184.11%-3.09%-10.83%2.50%5.81%-7.70%5.11%0.50%-2.92%-18.00%-7.83%-10.94%-37.83%
2017-4.33%6.12%8.76%3.53%-1.72%0.35%-2.87%-13.84%-3.52%-1.70%0.55%3.43%-6.95%
2016-19.94%10.33%7.59%2.72%7.60%1.89%18.36%-5.26%2.43%4.49%0.55%16.33%50.23%
2015-5.01%1.75%-4.52%0.99%-2.44%1.05%0.91%-5.28%0.14%-5.13%4.74%1.61%-11.22%
2014-1.15%8.74%3.07%3.01%-3.09%3.20%1.61%-1.00%-0.70%3.67%4.35%11.06%36.96%
201310.51%2.79%-2.79%5.61%-0.55%1.66%7.93%2.59%6.54%-1.86%-0.47%1.09%37.34%

Risk-Adjusted Performance

Risk-Adjusted Performance Rank

The current risk-adjusted rank of ACU is 77, placing it in the top 23% of stocks on our website in terms of risk-adjusted performance. This ranking is based on the combined values of the indicators listed below.


The Risk-Adjusted Performance Rank of ACU is 7777
ACU (Acme United Corporation)
The Sharpe Ratio Rank of ACU is 7777Sharpe Ratio Rank
The Sortino Ratio Rank of ACU is 7575Sortino Ratio Rank
The Omega Ratio Rank of ACU is 7373Omega Ratio Rank
The Calmar Ratio Rank of ACU is 8585Calmar Ratio Rank
The Martin Ratio Rank of ACU is 7575Martin Ratio Rank
The risk-adjusted ranks indicate the investment's position relative to the market. A rank closer to 100 signifies top-performing investments, while a rank closer to 0 might suggest underperformance, based on the selected ratio. The values are calculated based on the past 12 months of returns.

Risk-Adjusted Performance Indicators

The charts below present risk-adjusted performance metrics for Acme United Corporation (ACU) and compare them to a chosen benchmark (^GSPC). These indicators evaluate an investment's returns against its associated risks.


ACU
Sharpe ratio
The chart of Sharpe ratio for ACU, currently valued at 1.01, compared to the broader market-2.00-1.000.001.002.003.001.01
Sortino ratio
The chart of Sortino ratio for ACU, currently valued at 1.68, compared to the broader market-4.00-2.000.002.004.001.68
Omega ratio
The chart of Omega ratio for ACU, currently valued at 1.21, compared to the broader market0.501.001.502.001.21
Calmar ratio
The chart of Calmar ratio for ACU, currently valued at 1.26, compared to the broader market0.001.002.003.004.005.006.001.26
Martin ratio
The chart of Martin ratio for ACU, currently valued at 3.18, compared to the broader market-30.00-20.00-10.000.0010.0020.003.18
^GSPC
Sharpe ratio
The chart of Sharpe ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 1.82, compared to the broader market-2.00-1.000.001.002.003.001.82
Sortino ratio
The chart of Sortino ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 2.59, compared to the broader market-4.00-2.000.002.004.002.59
Omega ratio
The chart of Omega ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 1.32, compared to the broader market0.501.001.502.001.32
Calmar ratio
The chart of Calmar ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 1.45, compared to the broader market0.001.002.003.004.005.006.001.45
Martin ratio
The chart of Martin ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 6.82, compared to the broader market-30.00-20.00-10.000.0010.0020.006.82

Sharpe Ratio

The current Acme United Corporation Sharpe ratio is 1.01. This value is calculated based on the past 1 year of trading data and takes into account price changes and dividends.

Use the chart below to compare the Sharpe ratio of Acme United Corporation with the selected benchmark, providing insights into the investment's historical performance in terms of risk-adjusted returns. Go to the Sharpe ratio tool for more fine-grained control over the calculation options.


Rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio0.501.001.502.002.503.00FebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJuly
1.01
1.82
ACU (Acme United Corporation)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

Dividends

Dividend History

Acme United Corporation granted a 1.53% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $0.59 per share.


PeriodTTM20232022202120202019201820172016201520142013
Dividend$0.59$0.56$0.54$0.52$0.48$0.48$0.44$0.42$0.40$0.36$0.33$0.23

Dividend yield

1.53%1.31%2.47%1.54%1.59%2.02%3.09%1.79%1.56%2.07%1.65%1.54%

Monthly Dividends

The table displays the monthly dividend distributions for Acme United Corporation. The dividends shown in the table have been adjusted to account for any splits that may have occurred.


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecTotal
2024$0.15$0.00$0.15$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.15$0.45
2023$0.14$0.00$0.14$0.00$0.00$0.14$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.14$0.00$0.00$0.56
2022$0.13$0.00$0.13$0.00$0.00$0.14$0.00$0.00$0.14$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.54
2021$0.13$0.00$0.13$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.13$0.00$0.13$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.52
2020$0.12$0.00$0.00$0.12$0.00$0.00$0.12$0.00$0.12$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.48
2019$0.12$0.00$0.00$0.12$0.00$0.00$0.12$0.00$0.12$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.48
2018$0.11$0.00$0.11$0.00$0.00$0.11$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.11$0.00$0.00$0.44
2017$0.10$0.00$0.10$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.11$0.00$0.00$0.11$0.00$0.00$0.42
2016$0.10$0.00$0.10$0.00$0.00$0.10$0.00$0.00$0.10$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.40
2015$0.09$0.00$0.09$0.00$0.00$0.09$0.00$0.00$0.09$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.36
2014$0.08$0.00$0.00$0.08$0.00$0.08$0.00$0.00$0.09$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.33
2013$0.07$0.00$0.08$0.00$0.00$0.08$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.23

Dividend Yield & Payout


Dividend Yield
5.0%10.0%15.0%1.5%
Acme United Corporation has a dividend yield of 1.53%, which is quite average when compared to the overall market.
Payout Ratio
20.0%40.0%60.0%80.0%100.0%120.0%25.3%
Acme United Corporation has a payout ratio of 25.32%, which is quite average when compared to the overall market. This suggests that Acme United Corporation strikes a balance between reinvesting profits for growth and paying dividends to shareholders.

Drawdowns

Drawdowns Chart

The Drawdowns chart displays portfolio losses from any high point along the way.


-35.00%-30.00%-25.00%-20.00%-15.00%-10.00%-5.00%0.00%FebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJuly
-22.53%
-2.86%
ACU (Acme United Corporation)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

Worst Drawdowns

The table below displays the maximum drawdowns of the Acme United Corporation. A maximum drawdown is a measure of risk, indicating the largest reduction in portfolio value due to a series of losing trades.

The maximum drawdown for the Acme United Corporation was 90.64%, occurring on Jan 10, 2000. Recovery took 944 trading sessions.

The current Acme United Corporation drawdown is 22.53%.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-90.64%Apr 18, 19862752Jan 10, 2000944Nov 3, 20043696
-69.38%Jul 13, 2005897Mar 5, 20091344Oct 23, 20142241
-52.47%Apr 23, 2021428Jan 3, 2023247Dec 27, 2023675
-51.6%Apr 28, 2017402Dec 12, 2018468Oct 21, 2020870
-32.71%Jan 25, 2024105Jun 25, 2024

Volatility

Volatility Chart

The current Acme United Corporation volatility is 10.95%, representing the average percentage change in the investments's value, either up or down over the past month. The chart below shows the rolling one-month volatility.


0.00%5.00%10.00%15.00%20.00%FebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJuly
10.95%
2.76%
ACU (Acme United Corporation)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

Financials

Financial Performance

The chart below illustrates the trends in the financial health of Acme United Corporation over time, highlighting three key metrics: Total Revenue, Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT), and Net Income.

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P/E Ratio

The chart below displays the historical trend of the price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio for Acme United Corporation.


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Income Statement


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