Finder may earn compensation from partners, but editorial opinions are our own. Advertiser Disclosure

How to buy ACCO Brands Corporation stock | $9.05

Learn how to easily invest in ACCO Brands Corporation stock.

ACCO Brands Corporation is a business equipment & supplies business based in the US. ACCO Brands Corporation shares (ACCO) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. ACCO Brands Corporation employs 6,100 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

How to buy shares in ACCO Brands Corporation

  1. Compare share trading platforms.Use our comparison table to help you find a platform that fits you.
  2. Open your brokerage account. Complete an application with your details.
  3. Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – ACCO – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
  6. Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.

ACCO Brands Corporation stock price (NYSE: ACCO)

Use our graph to track the performance of ACCO stocks over time.

ACCO Brands Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-16.
Latest market close$9.05
52-week range$5.04 - $9.76
50-day moving average $9.02
200-day moving average $8.84
Wall St. target price$13.40
PE ratio 11.0375
Dividend yield $0.26 (2.91%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.80

Buy ACCO Brands Corporation shares from these brokerages

Compare special offers, low fees and a wide range of types of investments among top trading platforms.
Name Product Asset types Option trade fee Annual fee Signup bonus
Stocks, Options, ETFs, Cryptocurrency
Free stock (chosen randomly with a value anywhere between $2.50 and $200)
Sign up using the "go to site" link
Make unlimited commission-free trades in stocks, funds, and options with Robinhood Financial.
J.P. Morgan Self-Directed Investing
Stocks, Bonds, Options, Mutual funds, ETFs
$0 + $0.65/contract
Vanguard Personal Advisor
Stocks, Options, Mutual funds, ETFs
$20 per year
Financial advice powered by relationships, not commissions.
Stocks, Bonds, Options, Mutual funds, ETFs, Cryptocurrency
$0 + $0.50/contract
$0 per month
Deposit qualifying assets of $5,000+
A platform built for all kinds of traders and all styles of trading
Sofi Invest
Stocks, ETFs, Cryptocurrency
Get one free stock worth up to $1,000
Open an account
A free way to invest in stocks, ETFs and crypto.
$0 per year
Get a free stock valued up to $350
Open your Futu brokerage account via Moomoo
Trade stocks on the US, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Shenzhen markets.

Compare up to 4 providers

*Signup bonus information updated weekly.

The value of any investment can go up or down depending on news, trends and market conditions. We are not investment advisers, so do your own due diligence to understand the risks before you invest.

Is it a good time to buy ACCO Brands Corporation stock?

The technical analysis gauge below displays real-time ratings for the timeframes you select. This is not a recommendation, however. It represents a technical analysis based on the most popular technical indicators: Moving Averages, Oscillators and Pivots. Finder might not concur and takes no responsibility.

This chart is not advice or a guarantee of success. Rather, it gauges the real-time recommendations of three popular technical indicators: moving averages, oscillators and pivots. Finder is not responsible for how your stock performs.

ACCO Brands Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $9.05 from 2021-10-21

1 week (2021-10-15) 2.49%
1 month (2021-09-23) 0.44%
3 months (2021-07-23) 12.42%
6 months (2021-04-23) 4.50%
1 year (2020-10-23) 40.53%
2 years (2019-10-23) -10.31%
3 years (2018-10-23) 10.05
5 years (2016-10-21) 9.11

Is ACCO Brands Corporation under- or over-valued?

Valuing ACCO Brands Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of ACCO Brands Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

ACCO Brands Corporation's P/E ratio

ACCO Brands Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 11x. In other words, ACCO Brands Corporation shares trade at around 11x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

ACCO Brands Corporation's PEG ratio

ACCO Brands Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.17. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into ACCO Brands Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

ACCO Brands Corporation's EBITDA

ACCO Brands Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $220.2 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a ACCO Brands Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

ACCO Brands Corporation financials

Revenue TTM $1.8 billion
Operating margin TTM 8.31%
Gross profit TTM $489 million
Return on assets TTM 3.2%
Return on equity TTM 10.29%
Profit margin 4.19%
Book value $8.17
Market capitalisation $844.1 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting ACCO Brands Corporation shares

There are currently 2.9 million ACCO Brands Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as ACCO Brands Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 0.8% down from 2.9 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting ACCO Brands Corporation shares can be evaluated.

ACCO Brands Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

ACCO Brands Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of ACCO Brands Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of ACCO Brands Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 309820). ACCO Brands Corporation's SIR currently stands at 9.25. In other words for every 100,000 ACCO Brands Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 9250 shares are currently held short.

However ACCO Brands Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of ACCO Brands Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable ACCO Brands Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case ACCO Brands Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 ACCO Brands Corporation shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.0311% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable ACCO Brands Corporation shares, roughly 31 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against ACCO Brands Corporation.

Find out more about how you can short ACCO Brands Corporation stock.

ACCO Brands Corporation share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 25% of net profits

Recently ACCO Brands Corporation has paid out, on average, around 25% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.91% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), ACCO Brands Corporation shareholders could enjoy a 2.91% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In ACCO Brands Corporation's case, that would currently equate to about $0.26 per share.

While ACCO Brands Corporation's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that ACCO Brands Corporation may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

ACCO Brands Corporation's most recent dividend payout was on 14 September 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 25 August 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have ACCO Brands Corporation's shares ever split?

ACCO Brands Corporation's shares were split on a 3:2 basis on 31 August 1989. So if you had owned 2 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your ACCO Brands Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 33.3% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for ACCO Brands Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted ACCO Brands Corporation's share price.

ACCO Brands Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, ACCO Brands Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $5.0449 up to $9.76. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ACCO.US volatility(beta: 2.18)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while ACCO Brands Corporation's is 2.1783. This would suggest that ACCO Brands Corporation's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

ACCO Brands Corporation overview

ACCO Brands Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets consumer, school, technology, and office products. It operates through three segments: ACCO Brands North America, ACCO Brands EMEA, and ACCO Brands International. The company provides computer and gaming accessories, calendars, planners, dry erase boards, school notebooks, and janitorial supplies; storage and organization products, such as three-ring and lever-arch binders, sheet protectors, and indexes; laminating, binding, and shredding machines; writing instruments and art products; stapling and punching products; and do-it-yourself tools. It offers its products under the AT-A-GLANCE, Barrilito, Derwent, Esselte, Five Star, Foroni, GBC, Hilroy, Kensington, Leitz, Marbig, Mead, NOBO, PowerA, Quartet, Rapid, Rexel, Swingline, Tilibra, TruSens, Spirax, and Wilson Jones brand names. The company markets and sells its products through various channels, including mass retailers; e-tailers; discount, drug/grocery, and variety chains; warehouse clubs; hardware and specialty stores; independent office product dealers; office superstores; wholesalers; contract stationers; and technology specialty businesses, as well as sells products directly to commercial and consumer end-users through its e-commerce platform and direct sales organization. ACCO Brands Corporation was founded in 1893 and is headquartered in Lake Zurich, Illinois. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of ACCO Brands Corporation is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 3.163% of ACCO Brands Corporation shares are held by insiders and 90.268% by institutions.
How many people work for ACCO Brands Corporation?
Latest data suggests 6,100 work at ACCO Brands Corporation.
When does the fiscal year end for ACCO Brands Corporation?
ACCO Brands Corporation's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is ACCO Brands Corporation based?
ACCO Brands Corporation's address is: Four Corporate Drive, Lake Zurich, IL, United States, 60047
What is ACCO Brands Corporation's ISIN number?
ACCO Brands Corporation's international securities identification number is: US00081T1088
What is ACCO Brands Corporation's CUSIP number?
ACCO Brands Corporation's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 00081T108

More guides on Finder

Ask an Expert

You are about to post a question on

  • Do not enter personal information (eg. surname, phone number, bank details) as your question will be made public
  • is a financial comparison and information service, not a bank or product provider
  • We cannot provide you with personal advice or recommendations
  • Your answer might already be waiting – check previous questions below to see if yours has already been asked provides guides and information on a range of products and services. Because our content is not financial advice, we suggest talking with a professional before you make any decision.

By submitting your comment or question, you agree to our Privacy and Cookies Policy and Terms of Use.

Questions and responses on are not provided, paid for or otherwise endorsed by any bank or brand. These banks and brands are not responsible for ensuring that comments are answered or accurate.
Go to site