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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 : 4/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.10
ACCO's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
90% of the 1872 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. ACCO: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
ACCO' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.06 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.1
Equity-to-Asset 0.25
ACCO's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
90% of the 1837 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. ACCO: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
ACCO' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.12  Med: 0.21 Max: 0.58
Current: 0.25
-0.12
0.58
Debt-to-Equity 1.43
ACCO's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
92% of the 1470 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. ACCO: 1.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
ACCO' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -569.46  Med: 1.72 Max: 7.67
Current: 1.43
-569.46
7.67
Debt-to-EBITDA 4.79
ACCO's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
79% of the 1450 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.24 vs. ACCO: 4.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
ACCO' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.08  Med: 4.33 Max: 7.59
Current: 4.79
-5.08
7.59
Interest Coverage 3.93
ACCO's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
84% of the 1611 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 37.14 vs. ACCO: 3.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ACCO' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.13  Med: 1.53 Max: 3.93
Current: 3.93
1.13
3.93
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 0.96
Beneish M-Score: -2.42
WACC vs ROIC
9.60%
27.01%
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 : 4/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 9.51
ACCO's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
69% of the 1861 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.26 vs. ACCO: 9.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
ACCO' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.06  Med: 8.4 Max: 10.82
Current: 9.51
-13.06
10.82
Net Margin % 3.51
ACCO's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
58% of the 1860 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.58 vs. ACCO: 3.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
ACCO' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.49  Med: 4.34 Max: 6.56
Current: 3.51
-21.49
6.56
ROE % 8.89
ACCO's ROE % is ranked higher than
53% of the 1819 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 7.12 vs. ACCO: 8.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
ACCO' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -155.99  Med: 13.24 Max: 39.98
Current: 8.89
-155.99
39.98
ROA % 2.52
ACCO's ROA % is ranked lower than
61% of the 1880 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.71 vs. ACCO: 2.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
ACCO' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.33  Med: 3.57 Max: 6.37
Current: 2.52
-21.33
6.37
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 28.11
ACCO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
75% of the 1875 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 12.63 vs. ACCO: 28.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
ACCO' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -37.66  Med: 27.49 Max: 37.09
Current: 28.11
-37.66
37.09
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -2.20
ACCO's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
64% of the 1738 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. ACCO: -2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
ACCO' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.4  Med: -7.75 Max: 25.9
Current: -2.2
-20.4
25.9
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 3.70
ACCO's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
53% of the 1552 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. ACCO: 3.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
ACCO' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -31.2  Med: -4.7 Max: 50.8
Current: 3.7
-31.2
50.8
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 9.10
ACCO's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
56% of the 1423 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. ACCO: 9.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
ACCO' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -56.3  Med: 15.35 Max: 220.8
Current: 9.1
-56.3
220.8
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Guru Trades

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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Q1 2017

ACCO Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Joel Greenblatt 60,950 sh (+45.30%)
Jim Simons 605,147 sh (+32.90%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 387,654 sh (+3.44%)
Mario Gabelli 160,743 sh (unchged)
David Dreman Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 337,638 sh (-3.05%)
Paul Tudor Jones 83,024 sh (-26.11%)
Richard Snow 453,158 sh (-40.26%)
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Q2 2017

ACCO Guru Trades in Q2 2017

David Dreman 923 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 367,338 sh (+8.80%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 387,654 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 160,673 sh (-0.04%)
Paul Tudor Jones 68,928 sh (-16.98%)
Richard Snow 353,333 sh (-22.03%)
Jim Simons 418,747 sh (-30.80%)
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Q3 2017

ACCO Guru Trades in Q3 2017

Chuck Royce 1,098 sh (New)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 11,462 sh (New)
David Dreman 923 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 160,556 sh (-0.07%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 386,133 sh (-0.39%)
Richard Snow 321,341 sh (-9.05%)
Jeremy Grantham 330,529 sh (-10.02%)
Paul Tudor Jones 54,410 sh (-21.06%)
Jim Simons 33,047 sh (-92.11%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with NYSE:ACCO

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 2017-09-30 Reduce -0.39%$10.55 - $12.25 $ 13.1015%386,133
Mario Gabelli 2017-09-30 Reduce -0.07%$10.55 - $12.25 $ 13.1015%160,556
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2017-09-30 New Buy$10.55 - $12.25 $ 13.1015%11,462
Mario Gabelli 2017-06-30 Reduce -0.04%$11.2 - $14.7 $ 13.105%160,673
David Dreman 2017-06-30 New Buy0.01%$11.2 - $14.7 $ 13.105%923
Joel Greenblatt 2017-06-30 Sold Out 0.01%$11.2 - $14.7 $ 13.105%0
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 2017-03-31 Add 3.44%$12.15 - $14.15 $ 13.101%387,654
Joel Greenblatt 2017-03-31 Add 45.30%$12.15 - $14.15 $ 13.101%60,950
David Dreman 2017-03-31 Sold Out $12.15 - $14.15 $ 13.101%0
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 2016-12-31 Reduce -0.31%$9.11 - $13.7 $ 13.1012%374,755
Mario Gabelli 2016-12-31 Reduce -3.02%$9.11 - $13.7 $ 13.1012%160,743
Joel Greenblatt 2016-12-31 Add 180.74%0.01%$9.11 - $13.7 $ 13.1012%41,948
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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,
Headquarter Location:USA
ACCO Brands Corp is a manufacturer and marketer of office, school and calendar products and select computer and electronic accessories. It sells its products to consumers and commercial end-users through 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

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 23.00
ACCO's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 1478 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 23.05 vs. ACCO: 23.00 )
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: 23
4.68
214.33
Forward PE Ratio 10.73
ACCO's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 18.98 vs. ACCO: 10.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 23.00
ACCO's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
51% of the 1482 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 23.00 vs. ACCO: 23.00 )
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: 14.6 Max: 209.23
Current: 23
4.68
209.23
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 16.14
ACCO's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
68% of the 883 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 22.57 vs. ACCO: 16.14 )
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: 9.45 Max: 205.33
Current: 16.14
3.26
205.33
PB Ratio 1.99
ACCO's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 1820 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. ACCO: 1.99 )
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: 1.99
0.14
3.81
PS Ratio 0.82
ACCO's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 1817 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. ACCO: 0.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
ACCO' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.43 Max: 0.99
Current: 0.82
0.03
0.99
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 10.02
ACCO's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
78% of the 633 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 19.42 vs. ACCO: 10.02 )
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: 8.07 Max: 178.54
Current: 10.02
2.39
178.54
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 8.46
ACCO's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
74% of the 792 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 13.12 vs. ACCO: 8.46 )
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: 6.74 Max: 59.69
Current: 8.46
0.68
59.69
EV-to-EBIT 15.51
ACCO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
52% of the 1537 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 16.85 vs. ACCO: 15.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ACCO' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.4  Med: 10.7 Max: 150.7
Current: 15.51
-6.4
150.7
EV-to-EBITDA 10.78
ACCO's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
57% of the 1607 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 12.77 vs. ACCO: 10.78 )
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: 10.78
-8.1
32.1
EV-to-Revenue 1.30
ACCO's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
52% of the 1836 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. ACCO: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
ACCO' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 1 Max: 1.5
Current: 1.3
0.4
1.5
Current Ratio 1.70
ACCO's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 1747 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. ACCO: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ACCO' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 1.86 Max: 2.54
Current: 1.7
0.58
2.54
Quick Ratio 1.09
ACCO's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 1745 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. ACCO: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ACCO' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 1.16 Max: 1.63
Current: 1.09
0.36
1.63
Days Inventory 84.58
ACCO's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
54% of the 1808 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 98.05 vs. ACCO: 84.58 )
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: 84.58
69.21
95.81
Days Sales Outstanding 83.93
ACCO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
56% of the 1453 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 80.49 vs. ACCO: 83.93 )
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: 83.93
63.55
103.51
Days Payable 57.98
ACCO's Days Payable is ranked higher than
54% of the 1408 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 65.99 vs. ACCO: 57.98 )
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: 57.98
Current: 57.98
41.27
57.98

Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 1.70
ACCO's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 1066 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -2.20 vs. ACCO: 1.70 )
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: -0.55 Max: 2.3
Current: 1.7
-49.8
2.3

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.83
ACCO's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
79% of the 992 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. ACCO: 0.83 )
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: 0.18  Med: 0.92 Max: 3.27
Current: 0.83
0.18
3.27
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.86
ACCO's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
78% of the 1629 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. ACCO: 1.86 )
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: 0.08  Med: 1.05 Max: 2.13
Current: 1.86
0.08
2.13
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 2.66
ACCO's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
70% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. ACCO: 2.66 )
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: 2.42 Max: 37.81
Current: 2.66
1.65
37.81
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 6.45
ACCO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
61% of the 1878 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.52 vs. ACCO: 6.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
ACCO' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -31.2  Med: 8.4 Max: 13.6
Current: 6.45
-31.2
13.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 19.11
ACCO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
80% of the 1089 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.55 vs. ACCO: 19.11 )
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: -7.5  Med: 9.2 Max: 111.8
Current: 19.11
-7.5
111.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,819.60
EPS (TTM) $ 0.57
Beta1.59
Short Percentage of Float3.62%
52-Week Range $10.35 - 14.75
Shares Outstanding (Mil)106.55

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 1,943 1,974
EPS ($) 1.02 1.22
EPS without NRI ($) 1.02 1.22
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
10.00%
Dividends per Share ($)

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 55
Positive ROAY
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyN
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyN
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyY
Higher Asset Turnover yoyY

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