Brussels, Belgium (PRWEB) October 17, 2011
Continuing its long-term trend of speaking with key management members of undervalued small cap companies, Smallcaps.us interviewed Mr. Walter C. Johnsen, the Chairman and CEO of Acme United Corporation (NYSE AMEX: ACU). The discussion of the Company’s developments over the past several months, along with its plans for the mid-term future, make the interview an excellent opportunity for investors to evaluate Acme's inner strengths and the potential to produce future gains.
The interview touches upon Acme's turnaround in Europe, where good progress is being made thanks to increased sales and cost reductions. Mr. Johnsen discusses the successful acquisition of Pac-Kit, which sells first aid kits, and immediately set record sales for the second quarter.
A substantial portion of the interview is devoted to the Asia Pacific region, one of the Company’s growth avenues in the coming years. Mr. Johnsen talks about his recent attendance to Paperworld China and he gives his impression of the Asia Pacific market and economy. He also explains why Acme United might be well positioned to benefit from this booming market with continued economic growth.
Mr. Johnsen provides details on the Company's quarterly dividend increase to 7 cents per share, or 28 cents annually, about a 3 percent yield at today’s stock price.
The audio interview, along with the transcript, is available online for free retrieval. The session, which is just over ten minutes in length, is packed with ample information perfect for a quick update or rapid analysis on a promising Company. This interview isn't to be missed by any investor in search of small cap investment opportunities.
The audio interview and transcript are available at: http://smallcaps.us/acme-united-chairman-ceo-walter-c-johnsen-discusses-future-prospects-with-smallcaps-us
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Legal Notice Regarding Forward Looking Statements
The interview referenced herein may contain certain "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of applicable securities laws, including without limitation, statements related to the Company’s plans, strategies, objectives, expectations, intentions and adequacy of resources. Investors are cautioned that such forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties including without limitation the following: (i) the Company’s plans, strategies, objectives, expectations and intentions are subject to change at any time at the discretion of the Company; (ii) the Company’s plans and results of operations will be affected by the Company’s ability to manage its growth, and (iii) other risks and uncertainties indicated from time to time in the Company’s public filings.
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