ACCO Brands Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets consumer and business products. More Details
Undervalued with reasonable growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has ACCO Brands's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: A3B is more volatile than 75% of German stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.
Volatility Over Time: A3B's weekly volatility (8%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of German stocks.
7 Day Return
DE Commercial Services
1 Year Return
DE Commercial Services
Return vs Industry: A3B underperformed the German Commercial Services industry which returned -2.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: A3B underperformed the German Market which returned 0.6% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is ACCO Brands's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is ACCO Brands undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: A3B (€6.75) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€22.89)
Significantly Below Fair Value: A3B is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: A3B is good value based on its PE Ratio (10.2x) compared to the XE Commercial Services industry average (18.8x).
PE vs Market: A3B is good value based on its PE Ratio (10.2x) compared to the German market (23.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: A3B is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.3x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: A3B's PB Ratio (1.1x) is in line with the DE Commercial Services industry average.
How is ACCO Brands forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: A3B's forecast earnings growth (35.5% per year) is above the savings rate (0.2%).
Earnings vs Market: A3B's earnings (35.5% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the German market (27.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: A3B's revenue (8.2% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the German market (5.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: A3B's revenue (8.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: A3B's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (12.5%).
How has ACCO Brands performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: A3B has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: A3B's current net profit margins (4.4%) are lower than last year (5.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: A3B's earnings have declined by 0.02% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: A3B's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: A3B had negative earnings growth (-23.1%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Commercial Services industry average (-7.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: A3B's Return on Equity (10.4%) is considered low.
How is ACCO Brands's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: A3B's short term assets ($765.0M) exceed its short term liabilities ($470.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: A3B's short term assets ($765.0M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($1.5B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: A3B's debt to equity ratio (125.8%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: A3B's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 146.7% to 125.8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: A3B's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (16.5%).
Interest Coverage: A3B's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.3x coverage).
What is ACCO Brands's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: A3B's dividend (3.21%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.13%).
High Dividend: A3B's dividend (3.21%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (3.64%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, A3B has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: A3B's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 3 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (32.8%), A3B's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Boris Elisman (57 yo)
Mr. Boris Y. Elisman has been the President of ACCO Brands Corporation since December 2010 and has been its Chief Executive Officer since March 31, 2013. Mr. Elisman served as the President of Kensington T...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Boris's total compensation ($USD4.59M) is above average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD1.28M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Boris's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Executive VP & CFO||15.83yrs||US$2.61m||0.67% |
|Senior VP||8.58yrs||US$1.11m||0.16% |
|Executive VP & President of ACCO Brands North America||9.83yrs||US$1.61m||0.28% |
|Executive VP & President||3.67yrs||US$2.00m||0.033% |
|Senior Vice President of Global Products & Operations||2.83yrs||no data||0.12% |
|Senior VP||0.67yr||no data||no data|
|Senior VP & Chief Information Officer||1.83yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Corporate Communications||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Corporate Development||13.08yrs||no data||0.10% |
|Senior VP & Global Chief People Officer||7.25yrs||no data||0.15% |
Experienced Management: A3B's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.5 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||8.5yrs||US$210.00k||0.062% |
|Independent Director||10.92yrs||US$205.85k||0.042% |
|Independent Director||15.25yrs||US$196.00k||0.27% |
|Independent Director||10.5yrs||US$215.00k||0.020% |
|Independent Director||6.83yrs||US$213.50k||0% |
|Lead Independent Director||3.5yrs||US$220.00k||0.083% |
|Independent Director||11.5yrs||US$207.00k||0.12% |
|Independent Director||2.67yrs||US$200.00k||0.053% |
|Independent Director||4.25yrs||US$201.90k||0% |
Experienced Board: A3B's board of directors are considered experienced (7.7 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: A3B insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
ACCO Brands Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: ACCO Brands Corporation
- Ticker: A3B
- Exchange: DB
- Founded: 1893
- Industry: Office Services and Supplies
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Market Cap: US$766.369m
- Listing Market Cap: US$643.674m
- Shares outstanding: 94.50m
- Website: https://www.accobrands.com
Number of Employees
- ACCO Brands Corporation
- Four Corporate Drive
- Lake Zurich
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|ACCO||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Aug 2005|
|A3B||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Aug 2005|
ACCO Brands Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets consumer and business products. It operates through three segments: ACCO Brands North America, ACCO Brands EMEA, and ACCO Brands International. Th...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/11/26 19:45|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/11/25 00:00|
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