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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.06
NYSE:ACCO's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
93% of the 1636 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. NYSE:ACCO: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NYSE:ACCO' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.06 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.06
Equity-to-Asset 0.34
NYSE:ACCO's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
79% of the 1601 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. NYSE:ACCO: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NYSE:ACCO' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.11  Med: 0.23 Max: 0.58
Current: 0.34
-0.11
0.58
Interest Coverage 3.39
NYSE:ACCO's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
85% of the 1715 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 34.30 vs. NYSE:ACCO: 3.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE:ACCO' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.13  Med: 1.53 Max: 3.67
Current: 3.39
1.13
3.67
Piotroski F-Score: 8
Altman Z-Score: 1.22
Beneish M-Score: -2.58
WACC vs ROIC
11.78%
6.00%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 10.74
NYSE:ACCO's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
76% of the 1621 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.31 vs. NYSE:ACCO: 10.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NYSE:ACCO' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.06  Med: 8.4 Max: 10.82
Current: 10.74
-13.06
10.82
Net Margin % 6.13
NYSE:ACCO's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
65% of the 1623 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.73 vs. NYSE:ACCO: 6.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NYSE:ACCO' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.49  Med: 4.34 Max: 6.56
Current: 6.13
-21.49
6.56
ROE % 14.36
NYSE:ACCO's ROE % is ranked higher than
79% of the 1576 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.26 vs. NYSE:ACCO: 14.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NYSE:ACCO' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -155.99  Med: 13.24 Max: 39.98
Current: 14.36
-155.99
39.98
ROA % 4.62
NYSE:ACCO's ROA % is ranked higher than
62% of the 1639 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. NYSE:ACCO: 4.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NYSE:ACCO' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.33  Med: 3.57 Max: 6.37
Current: 4.62
-21.33
6.37
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 36.40
NYSE:ACCO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
84% of the 1628 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 11.06 vs. NYSE:ACCO: 36.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NYSE:ACCO' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -37.66  Med: 27.49 Max: 37.09
Current: 36.4
-37.66
37.09
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -2.20
NYSE:ACCO's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
67% of the 1539 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. NYSE:ACCO: -2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NYSE:ACCO' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.4  Med: -8.1 Max: 15.6
Current: -2.2
-20.4
15.6
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 3.70
NYSE:ACCO's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
56% of the 1317 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. NYSE:ACCO: 3.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NYSE:ACCO' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.5  Med: -5.2 Max: 50.8
Current: 3.7
-25.5
50.8
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 9.10
NYSE:ACCO's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
55% of the 1165 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. NYSE:ACCO: 9.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
NYSE:ACCO' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -56.3  Med: 22.15 Max: 220.8
Current: 9.1
-56.3
220.8
GuruFocus has detected 4 Warning Signs with ACCO Brands Corp $NYSE:ACCO.
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» NYSE:ACCO's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-05-22 Est.)


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Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

ACCO Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jeremy Grantham 277,200 sh (New)
David Dreman 306 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 359,037 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 108,562 sh (+55.14%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 392,572 sh (+5.83%)
Mario Gabelli 165,743 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Richard Snow 1,261,581 sh (-13.77%)
Jim Simons 142,447 sh (-37.45%)
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Q2 2016

ACCO Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons 351,647 sh (+146.86%)
Joel Greenblatt 805,358 sh (+124.31%)
Jeremy Grantham 505,763 sh (+82.45%)
David Dreman 306 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 165,743 sh (unchged)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 391,104 sh (-0.37%)
Paul Tudor Jones 86,277 sh (-20.53%)
Richard Snow 994,919 sh (-21.14%)
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Q3 2016

ACCO Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 96,856 sh (+12.26%)
David Dreman 306 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 165,743 sh (unchged)
Richard Snow 978,159 sh (-1.68%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 375,908 sh (-3.89%)
Jeremy Grantham 472,168 sh (-6.64%)
Jim Simons 50,547 sh (-85.63%)
Joel Greenblatt 14,942 sh (-98.14%)
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Q4 2016

ACCO Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons 455,347 sh (+800.84%)
Joel Greenblatt 41,948 sh (+180.74%)
Paul Tudor Jones 112,369 sh (+16.02%)
David Dreman 306 sh (unchged)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 374,755 sh (-0.31%)
Mario Gabelli 160,743 sh (-3.02%)
Richard Snow 758,555 sh (-22.45%)
Jeremy Grantham 348,269 sh (-26.24%)
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Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Business Equipment    NAICS: 323111    SIC: 2782
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Traded in other countries:A3B.Germany,
ACCO Brands Corp is a manufacturer & marketer of office, school & calendar products and select computer and electronic accessories. It sell its products to consumers & commercial end-users through resellers, including traditional office supply resellers.

Acco Brands is a manufacturer and distributor of office, school, and calendar products and select computer and electronic accessories. The company sells its products to consumers and commercial end users, primarily through resellers and retailers in the United States, Northern Europe, Brazil, Canada, Australia, and Mexico. Acco Brands generates more than half of its sales in the U.S. The company operates through three segments: Acco Brands North America, Acco Brands International, and Computer Products Group. The Acco Brands North America and Acco Brands International segments produce and sell office products, school supplies, and calendar products. Computer Products Group designs, sources, distributes, markets, and sells accessories for laptop and desktop computers and tablets.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 14.90
ACCO's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 1739 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ACCO: 14.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
ACCO' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.68  Med: 10.22 Max: 214.33
Current: 14.9
4.68
214.33
Forward PE Ratio 13.97
ACCO's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 220 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 18.69 vs. ACCO: 13.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 14.90
ACCO's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
72% of the 1510 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 23.07 vs. ACCO: 14.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
ACCO' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.68  Med: 14.83 Max: 209.23
Current: 14.9
4.68
209.23
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 12.24
ACCO's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
72% of the 853 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 19.21 vs. ACCO: 12.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
ACCO' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.26  Med: 9.39 Max: 205.33
Current: 12.24
3.26
205.33
PB Ratio 1.94
ACCO's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 1858 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. ACCO: 1.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
ACCO' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 1.47 Max: 3.81
Current: 1.94
0.14
3.81
PS Ratio 0.88
ACCO's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 1872 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. ACCO: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
ACCO' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.42 Max: 0.99
Current: 0.88
0.03
0.99
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 9.59
ACCO's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
74% of the 737 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 18.44 vs. ACCO: 9.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
ACCO' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.39  Med: 8.46 Max: 178.54
Current: 9.59
2.39
178.54
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 8.53
ACCO's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
66% of the 929 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 11.59 vs. ACCO: 8.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
ACCO' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 6.73 Max: 59.69
Current: 8.53
0.68
59.69
EV-to-EBIT 11.76
ACCO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
66% of the 1889 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 15.47 vs. ACCO: 11.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ACCO' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.4  Med: 10.75 Max: 150.7
Current: 11.76
-6.4
150.7
EV-to-EBITDA 9.04
ACCO's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
65% of the 1960 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 11.35 vs. ACCO: 9.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
ACCO' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.1  Med: 7.8 Max: 32.1
Current: 9.04
-8.1
32.1
Current Ratio 1.65
ACCO's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 1477 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. ACCO: 1.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ACCO' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.43  Med: 1.89 Max: 2.54
Current: 1.65
1.43
2.54
Quick Ratio 1.13
ACCO's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 1476 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. ACCO: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ACCO' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.86  Med: 1.27 Max: 1.49
Current: 1.13
0.86
1.49
Days Inventory 86.91
ACCO's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
55% of the 1563 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 95.04 vs. ACCO: 86.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ACCO' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 69.21  Med: 78.04 Max: 95.81
Current: 86.91
69.21
95.81
Days Sales Outstanding 91.65
ACCO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
61% of the 1216 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 78.44 vs. ACCO: 91.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ACCO' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 63.55  Med: 83.71 Max: 103.51
Current: 91.65
63.55
103.51
Days Payable 47.32
ACCO's Days Payable is ranked lower than
62% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 62.64 vs. ACCO: 47.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
ACCO' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 41.27  Med: 49.03 Max: 54.83
Current: 47.32
41.27
54.83

Buy Back

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industry
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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 1.90
ACCO's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 902 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -1.10 vs. ACCO: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
ACCO' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -49.8  Med: -0.8 Max: 2.3
Current: 1.9
-49.8
2.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.93
ACCO's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
74% of the 1250 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. ACCO: 0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
ACCO' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 0.97 Max: 1.78
Current: 0.93
0.53
1.78
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 2.16
ACCO's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
86% of the 1789 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. ACCO: 2.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
ACCO' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 1.06 Max: 2.18
Current: 2.16
0.27
2.18
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 2.86
ACCO's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
80% of the 532 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. ACCO: 2.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
ACCO' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.65  Med: 2.87 Max: 30.43
Current: 2.86
1.65
30.43
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 8.51
ACCO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
72% of the 2181 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.43 vs. ACCO: 8.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
ACCO' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 8.8 Max: 13.5
Current: 8.51
0.7
13.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 13.68
ACCO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
70% of the 1018 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.33 vs. ACCO: 13.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
ACCO' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7  Med: 9.2 Max: 114.4
Current: 13.68
-7
114.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,557
EPS (TTM) $ 0.87
Beta1.71
Short Percentage of Float2.73%
52-Week Range $8.46 - 14.45
Shares Outstanding (Mil)107.91

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 1,950 2,019
EPS ($) 0.92 1.22
EPS without NRI ($) 0.92 1.22
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
10.00%
Dividends per Share ($)
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