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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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.06
ACCO's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
66% of the 1902 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. ACCO: 0.06 )
ACCO' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.06

Equity to Asset 0.30
ACCO's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
60% of the 1914 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. ACCO: 0.30 )
ACCO' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.11   Max: 0.58
Current: 0.3

-0.11
0.58
Interest Coverage 2.67
ACCO's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
60% of the 1274 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 24.60 vs. ACCO: 2.67 )
ACCO' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 9999.99
Current: 2.67

0.48
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 0.56
M-Score: -2.78
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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 8.26
ACCO's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1909 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.93 vs. ACCO: 8.26 )
ACCO' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -13.06   Max: 9.65
Current: 8.26

-13.06
9.65
Net-margin (%) 4.37
ACCO's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1909 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.16 vs. ACCO: 4.37 )
ACCO' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -21.49   Max: 6.56
Current: 4.37

-21.49
6.56
ROE (%) 10.98
ACCO's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1896 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.48 vs. ACCO: 10.98 )
ACCO' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -37.88   Max: 18.05
Current: 10.98

-37.88
18.05
ROA (%) 3.24
ACCO's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1912 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. ACCO: 3.24 )
ACCO' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -26.45   Max: 7.19
Current: 3.24

-26.45
7.19
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 24.44
ACCO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1908 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 12.69 vs. ACCO: 24.44 )
ACCO' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -46.62   Max: 61.45
Current: 24.44

-46.62
61.45
Revenue Growth (%) -12.10
ACCO's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 1516 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. ACCO: -12.10 )
ACCO' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -17.8   Max: 26.3
Current: -12.1

-17.8
26.3
EBITDA Growth (%) -12.10
ACCO's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1256 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. ACCO: -12.10 )
ACCO' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 101.6
Current: -12.1

0
101.6
EPS Growth (%) 68.50
ACCO's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1135 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. ACCO: 68.50 )
ACCO' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -56.5   Max: 220.8
Current: 68.5

-56.5
220.8
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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

ACCO Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 19,900 sh (New)
John Keeley 1,013,000 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 624,894 sh (+60.66%)
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Q2 2013

ACCO Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Mario Gabelli 786,819 sh (+25.91%)
John Keeley Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
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Q3 2013

ACCO Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Joel Greenblatt 826,913 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 850,274 sh (+8.06%)
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Q4 2013

ACCO Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Steven Cohen 251,800 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 1,283,655 sh (+55.23%)
Mario Gabelli 815,637 sh (-4.07%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with ACCO

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add 55.23%0.07%$5.64 - $7.19 $ 6.14-3%1283655
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 New Buy0.18%$6.36 - $7.41 $ 6.14-10%826913
John Keeley 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.13%$6.14 - $7.56 $ 6.14-9%0
Mario Gabelli 2013-06-30 Add 25.91%0.01%$6.14 - $7.56 $ 6.14-9%786819
John Keeley 2013-03-31 New Buy0.13%$6.68 - $8.97 $ 6.14-22%1013000
Mario Gabelli 2013-03-31 Add 60.66%0.01%$6.68 - $8.97 $ 6.14-22%624894
John Keeley 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.09%$6.02 - $7.7 $ 6.14-10%0
Mario Gabelli 2012-12-31 Add 23.46%$6.02 - $7.7 $ 6.14-10%388961
John Keeley 2012-09-30 Reduce -55.09%0.19%$6.21 - $10.88 $ 6.14-23%648930
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.11%$6.21 - $10.88 $ 6.14-23%0
Mario Gabelli 2012-09-30 Add 43.76%$6.21 - $10.88 $ 6.14-23%315061
John Keeley 2012-06-30 Add 140.83%0.2%$8.73 - $12.84 $ 6.14-41%1445000
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 New Buy0.11%$8.73 - $12.84 $ 6.14-41%147880
John Keeley 2012-03-31 New Buy0.15%$9.33 - $13.01 $ 6.14-41%600000
George Soros 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.0016%$4.46 - $9.97 $ 6.14-20%0
George Soros 2011-09-30 Add 40.86%$4.81 - $8.57 $ 6.14-9%19600
George Soros 2011-06-30 New Buy$7.08 - $10.32 $ 6.14-29%13915
Mario Gabelli 2011-03-31 Reduce -32.37%$7.85 - $9.47 $ 6.14-29%172378
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 9.30
ACCO's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1563 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 20.10 vs. ACCO: 9.30 )
ACCO' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.67   Max: 207.63
Current: 9.3

4.67
207.63
P/B 1.00
ACCO's P/B is ranked higher than
73% of the 1848 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. ACCO: 1.00 )
ACCO' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 3.8
Current: 1

0.14
3.8
P/S 0.40
ACCO's P/S is ranked higher than
84% of the 1923 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. ACCO: 0.40 )
ACCO' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 0.82
Current: 0.4

0.03
0.82
PFCF 4.50
ACCO's PFCF is ranked higher than
96% of the 1025 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 18.90 vs. ACCO: 4.50 )
ACCO' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.41   Max: 171.4
Current: 4.5

2.41
171.4
EV-to-EBIT 11.00
ACCO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
77% of the 1637 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 14.80 vs. ACCO: 11.00 )
ACCO' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.9   Max: 391
Current: 11

7.9
391

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.70
ACCO's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
85% of the 818 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. ACCO: 0.70 )
ACCO' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 1.78
Current: 0.7

0.53
1.78
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
ACCO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
70% of the 1806 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. ACCO: 1.00 )
ACCO' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 1.83
Current: 1

0.29
1.83
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 9.10
ACCO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1742 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. ACCO: 9.10 )
ACCO' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 12.6
Current: 9.1

0.3
12.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 6.99
ACCO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1135 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.73 vs. ACCO: 6.99 )
ACCO' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -3.2   Max: 132.9
Current: 6.99

-3.2
132.9

Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Business Equipment
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Traded in other countries:A3B.Germany
ACCO Brands Corporation is incorporated in Delaware. The Company designs, develops, manufactures and markets traditional and computer-related office products, school supplies and paper-based time management products. It sells its products primarily to markets located in the United States, Northern Europe, Canada, Australia, Brazil and Mexico. The Company's brands are organized into three business segments: ACCO Brands North America, ACCO Brands International, and Computer Products Group. ACCO Brands North America and ACCO Brands International segments manufacture, source and sell traditional office products, school supplies, calendar products and document finishing solutions. ACCO North America comprises the U.S. and Canada. ACCO Brands International comprises the rest of the world, mainly Europe, Latin America, Australia, and Asia-Pacific. The Computer Products Group designs, distributes, markets and sells accessories for laptop and desktop and tablets and smartphones. These accessories mainly include security products, iPadcovers and keypads, smartphone accessories, power adapters, input devices such as mice, laptop computer carrying cases, hubs, docking stations and ergonomic devices. This Group sells mostly under the Kensington, Microsaver and ClickSafe brand names with the majority of its revenue coming from the U.S. and Western Europe. The Company's subsidiaries operate mainly in the United States, Northern Europe, Canada, Brazil, Australia and Mexico. Its main registered trademarks include ACCO, AT-A-GLANCE, ClickSafe, Day-Timer, Five Star, GBC, Hilroy, Kensington, Marbig, Mead,MicroSaver NOBO, Quartet, Rexel, Swingline, Tilibra, and Wilson Jones. Its customers include commercial contract stationers, retail superstores, wholesalers, resellers, mail order and internet catalogs, club stores and dealers. It also supplies its products to commercial and industrial end-users and to the educational market. The materials used in the manufacturing of many of its products are plastics, resin, polyester and polypropylene substrates, paper, steel, wood, aluminum, melamine, zinc and cork. Competitors of the ACCO Brands Americas and ACCO Brands International segments include 3M, Avery Dennison, Blue Sky, Carolina Pad, Dominion BlueLine, Esselte, Fellowes, Franklin Covey, Hamelin, House of Doolittle, Newell Rubbermaid, Smead, Spiral Binding, Tops Products and numerous private label suppliers and importers. Competitors of the Computer Products Group include Belkin, Fellowes, Logitech and Targus. The Company is subject to federal, state and local laws and regulations concerning the discharge of materials into the environment and the handling, disposal and clean-up of waste materials and otherwise relating to the protection of the environment.

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