Acme United Story

ACU -  USA Stock  

USD 44.38  0.02  0.0451%

Acme United is generating 0.3454% of daily returns assuming volatility of 3.2077% on return distribution over 90 days investment horizon. While some risk-seeking private investors are getting worried about consumer defensive space, it is reasonable to review Acme United Corp as a possible investment alternative. What exactly are Acme United shareholders getting in May?
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What are the odds of Acme United (NYSEMKT:ACU) to drop in May?
Acme United Corp has roughly 4.17 M in cash with 5.72 M of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 1.25.
Volatility is a rate at which the price of Acme United or any other equity instrument increases or decreases for a given set of returns. It is measured by calculating the standard deviation of the annualized returns over a given period of time and shows the range to which the price of Acme United may increase or decrease. In other words, similar to Acme United's beta indicator, it measures the risk of Acme United and helps estimate the fluctuations that may happen in a short period of time. So if prices of Acme United fluctuate rapidly in a short time span, it is termed to have high volatility, and if it swings slowly in a more extended period, it is understood to have low volatility.
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How important is Acme United's Liquidity

Acme United financial leverage refers to using borrowed capital as a funding source to finance Acme United Corp ongoing operations. It is usually used to expand the firm's asset base and generate returns on borrowed capital. Acme United financial leverage is typically calculated by taking the company's all interest-bearing debt and dividing it by total capital. So the higher the debt-to-capital ratio (i.e., financial leverage), the riskier the company. Please check the breakdown between Acme United's total debt and its cash.

How Acme United utilizes its cash?

To perform a cash flow analysis of Acme United, investors first need to understand how to read the cash flow statement. A cash flow statement shows the amount of cash Acme United is receiving and how much cash it distributes out in a given period. The Acme United cash flow statement breaks down these inflows and outflows into different buckets, including operating activities, investing activities, and financing activities.
Acme United Net Cash Flow from Operations is comparatively stable at the moment as compared to the past year. Acme United reported Net Cash Flow from Operations of 5.72 Million in 2020

Acme United Volatility Drivers

Acme United unsystematic risk is unique to Acme United Corp and usually not directly affected by the market or economic environment. An example of unsystematic risk is the possibility of poor earnings or a layoff due to coronavirus. One may mitigate nonsystematic risk by buying different securities in the same industry or by buying in different sectors. For example, if you have a position in Acme United you can also buy ELF Beauty. You can also mitigate this risk by investing in the household & personal products sector as well as in companies having nothing to do with it. This type of risk is also called diversifiable risk and can be understood from analyzing Acme United important indicators over time. Here we run a correlation analysis between relevant fundamental ratios over at least ten year period to find a relationship in the way they react to changes in Acme United income statement and balance sheet. Here are more details about Acme United volatility.
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