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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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 1.61
ACET's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
72% of the 1013 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.76 vs. ACET: 1.61 )
ACET' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 83.22
Current: 1.61

0.33
83.22
Equity to Asset 0.64
ACET's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
78% of the 1006 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. ACET: 0.64 )
ACET' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 0.77
Current: 0.64

0.5
0.77
Interest Coverage 16.22
ACET's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
61% of the 626 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 22.80 vs. ACET: 16.22 )
ACET' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 9.66   Max: 833.91
Current: 16.22

9.66
833.91
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 5.23
M-Score: -2.39
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 6.89
ACET's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 959 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.85 vs. ACET: 6.89 )
ACET' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 2.72   Max: 6.89
Current: 6.89

2.72
6.89
Net-margin (%) 4.47
ACET's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 960 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.79 vs. ACET: 4.47 )
ACET' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 1.9   Max: 4.73
Current: 4.47

1.9
4.73
ROE (%) 11.47
ACET's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 954 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.91 vs. ACET: 11.47 )
ACET' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 4.71   Max: 13.03
Current: 11.47

4.71
13.03
ROA (%) 6.90
ACET's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 964 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.41 vs. ACET: 6.90 )
ACET' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 2.84   Max: 9.06
Current: 6.9

2.84
9.06
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 29.63
ACET's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 959 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 11.44 vs. ACET: 29.63 )
ACET' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 9.41   Max: 29.63
Current: 29.63

9.41
29.63
Revenue Growth (%) 9.80
ACET's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 868 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. ACET: 9.80 )
ACET' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 15
Current: 9.8

0.9
15
EBITDA Growth (%) 45.10
ACET's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 790 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. ACET: 45.10 )
ACET' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -11   Max: 45.1
Current: 45.1

-11
45.1
EPS Growth (%) 46.10
ACET's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 719 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. ACET: 46.10 )
ACET' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -17.5   Max: 46.1
Current: 46.1

-17.5
46.1
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Financials


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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

ACET Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Joel Greenblatt 122,084 sh (New)
Jim Simons 61,500 sh (New)
John Buckingham 315,201 sh (-13.06%)
Chuck Royce 793,579 sh (-30.87%)
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Q3 2013

ACET Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Steven Cohen 10,146 sh (New)
Jim Simons 335,500 sh (+445.53%)
Joel Greenblatt 141,810 sh (+16.16%)
Chuck Royce 624,579 sh (-21.3%)
John Buckingham 177,084 sh (-43.82%)
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Q4 2013

ACET Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 13,164 sh (New)
Jim Simons 534,900 sh (+59.43%)
Steven Cohen 14,181 sh (+39.77%)
John Buckingham Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 131,583 sh (-7.21%)
Chuck Royce 544,079 sh (-12.89%)
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Q1 2014

ACET Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Joel Greenblatt 648,453 sh (+392.81%)
Chuck Royce 922,290 sh (+69.51%)
Jim Simons 657,400 sh (+22.9%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 10,044 sh (-23.7%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with ACET

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add 392.81%0.16%$17.79 - $25.01 $ 17.42-15%648453
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 New Buy0.07%$10.03 - $13.93 $ 17.4250%122084
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 17.10
ACET's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 23.70 vs. ACET: 17.10 )
ACET' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.47   Max: 88.87
Current: 17.1

8.47
88.87
P/B 2.20
ACET's P/B is ranked higher than
57% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. ACET: 2.20 )
ACET' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 3.08
Current: 2.2

0.83
3.08
P/S 1.00
ACET's P/S is ranked higher than
66% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. ACET: 1.00 )
ACET' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 1.29
Current: 1

0.31
1.29
PFCF 27.30
ACET's PFCF is ranked higher than
76% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 58.49 vs. ACET: 27.30 )
ACET' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 7.6   Max: 543
Current: 27.3

7.6
543
EV-to-EBIT 11.11
ACET's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
86% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 18.45 vs. ACET: 11.11 )
ACET' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.4   Max: 47.5
Current: 11.11

4.4
47.5
PEG 0.50
ACET's PEG is ranked higher than
97% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 14.18 vs. ACET: 0.50 )
ACET' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 34.69
Current: 0.5

0.34
34.69
Shiller P/E 28.50
ACET's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
83% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ACET: 28.50 )
ACET' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 11.21   Max: 39.47
Current: 28.5

11.21
39.47
Current Ratio 2.47
ACET's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 1010 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. ACET: 2.47 )
ACET' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.12   Max: 4
Current: 2.47

2.12
4
Quick Ratio 1.47
ACET's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 1010 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. ACET: 1.47 )
ACET' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.21   Max: 2.71
Current: 1.47

1.21
2.71

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.40
ACET's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
56% of the 810 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. ACET: 1.40 )
ACET' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.74   Max: 4.01
Current: 1.4

0.74
4.01
Dividend Payout 0.27
ACET's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
86% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.37 vs. ACET: 0.27 )
ACET' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 5.88
Current: 0.27

0.15
5.88
Dividend growth (3y) 3.20
ACET's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
72% of the 524 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. ACET: 3.20 )
ACET' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -1.5   Max: 22.6
Current: 3.2

-1.5
22.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.54
ACET's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
57% of the 816 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. ACET: 1.54 )
ACET' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 4.41
Current: 1.54

0.81
4.41
Share Buyback Rate -2.90
ACET's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
60% of the 604 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 vs. ACET: -2.90 )
ACET' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 6.2   Max: -3.7
Current: -2.9

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 12.60
ACET's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ACET: 12.60 )
ACET' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 2.12   Max: 335
Current: 12.6

2.12
335
Price/Tangible Book 3.30
ACET's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
52% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. ACET: 3.30 )
ACET' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.91   Max: 4.88
Current: 3.3

0.91
4.88
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.70
ACET's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ACET: 1.70 )
ACET' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 2.59
Current: 1.7

0.42
2.59
Price/Median PS Value 1.70
ACET's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
56% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. ACET: 1.70 )
ACET' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 2.32
Current: 1.7

0.41
2.32
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.70
ACET's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ACET: 0.70 )
ACET' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 4.8
Current: 0.7

0.4
4.8
Price/Graham Number 1.60
ACET's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
69% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. ACET: 1.60 )
ACET' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 2.23
Current: 1.6

0.6
2.23
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.90
ACET's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
82% of the 911 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. ACET: 8.90 )
ACET' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.1   Max: 22.8
Current: 8.9

2.1
22.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 50.21
ACET's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
99% of the 746 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.09 vs. ACET: 50.21 )
ACET' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -3   Max: 50.5
Current: 50.21

-3
50.5

Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Specialty Chemicals
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Traded in other countries:AZJ.Germany
Aceto Corporation is engaged in the marketing, sales and distribution of pharmaceutical intermediates and active ingredients, finished dosage form generics, nutraceutical products, agricultural protection products and specialty chemicals. Its operations are organized into three segments - Human Health, Pharmaceutical Ingredients and Performance Chemicals. The Human Health segment supplies raw materials used in the production of nutritional and packaged dietary supplements, including vitamins, amino acids, iron compounds, and bio chemicals used in pharmaceutical and nutritional preparations. This segment markets and distributes its generic prescription and over the counter pharmaceutical products to wholesalers; chain drug stores; distributors; mass market merchandisers; and others. The Pharmaceutical Ingredients segment offers active pharmaceutical ingredients and pharmaceutical intermediates to various generic drug companies. The Performance Chemicals segment provides specialty chemicals, such as antioxidants, photo initiators, catalysts, curatives, brighteners, and adhesion promoters, which make plastics, surface coatings, textiles, fuels, and lubricants; diazos and couplers used in microfilms and blueprints, as well as in the photo tooling of printed circuit boards; and organic intermediates and colorants. Its raw materials are also used in electronic parts and binders. This segment also offers agricultural protection products comprising herbicides, fungicides, and insecticides, which control weed growth and the spread of insects and microorganisms; and sprout inhibitor for potatoes. The Company serves various companies, including small trading and fortune 500 companies in the industrial chemical, agricultural, and human health and pharmaceutical market.
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