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ACCO Brands executive vice president Cezary L. Monko awarded Restricted Stock Units 21 September 2018

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ACCO Brands (NYSE:ACCO) Executive Vice President Cezary L. Monko, has been awarded Restricted Stock Units on 119 shares. The transaction date was September 19. The shares last traded at $US11.95.

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Cezary L. Monko (Insider Options; trailing 12 months)
DateOptionsType
September 19, 2018119Restricted Stock Units
June 20, 2018105Restricted Stock Units
Total224

SECTION 1 CEZARY L. MONKO OPTIONS HELD AS AT SEP 21, 2018

(Value computed at price $US11.95)

Cezary L. Monko now has a beneficial interest in $US144,642 worth of ACCO Brands options.

SECTION 2 ACCO BRANDS CORPORATION PRICE PERFORMANCE SCORECARD (NYSE:ACCO):

2.1 Acco Brands Corporation is placed 1,365/2,665 in the BSS News Bites ranking of price performance of NYSE stocks in the past year, a percentile ranking of 49.

2.2 The Past Three Years

ACCO Brands rises for a third consecutive year, a three-year rise of 64%

Acco Brands Corporation (NYSE:ACCO), extended its rise from 31.7% three years ago to 17.8% two years ago to 5.4% a year ago. In the past three years it has risen $US4.64 (63.5%), compared with the S&P 500 Index which rose 962.7 points (48.9%) in the three years for a relative price increase of 14.6%.

2.3 MCap History:

MCap: 5-Year Perspective

In the past 5 years Market Capitalization has increased by $US457.8 million from $US790.9 million to $US1.2 billion. Based on a dynamic start date of 5 years ago, there have been declines in MCap in 2 out of 5 years.

PriceMCap (US$ M)
Last$US11.951,248.6
1 Year ago$US11.341,251.7
2 Years ago$US9.521,032.5
3 Years ago$US7.14782.8
4 Years ago$US7.39851.2
5 Years ago$US6.90790.9

2.4 Moving Annual Return (Past 5 years)

Based on a dynamic start date of 5 years ago, the Moving Annual Return has been positive in 4 of the last 5 years. An investment a year ago in ACCO would have produced a return of 7.5%.

ACCOClose (USD)Dividends (USD)Capital Gain / (Loss) %% YieldAnnual Return %
Sep 2111.950.245.42.17.5
1 Yr ago11.34-19.2-19.2
2 Yrs ago9.52-33.3-33.3
3 Yrs ago7.14-(3.3)-(3.3)
4 Yrs ago7.39-7-7.0

Close 5 years ago $US6.90

2.5 Present Value of $US1000 invested in the past

The present value of $US1000 invested a year ago is $US1,074

PV$10001-week1-month1-year
ACCO.NYSE9849731,074
S&P 500 Index1,0091,0101,172

2.6 Trailing Price Change %

1-Year price change for ACCO Brands was 5.4%. Compared with the S&P 500 Index which rose 16.8% in the year, the relative price change was -11.4%.

Price Change %1-Month3-Month1-Year
ACCO-3.2-9.75.4
Durable household products sector0.1-9.1-30.3
S&P 500 Index2.36.516.8

SECTION 3 ACCO BRANDS CORPORATION FINANCIALS AND GROWTH PERFORMANCE SCORECARD (NYSE:ACCO):

3.1 Key Financials (All figures percent)

Revenue Growth has improved from -4.3% in 2014 to 25.2% in 2017 and Return on Equity has improved from 13.5% in 2014 to 17.0% in 2017.

ACCORevenue GrowthEPS GrowthOperating MarginROE
201725.2-10.217
20163.1-11.213.5
2015-9.7-1.311.614.8
2014-4.317.91113.5

3.2 Revenue and Net Profit

In the last 3 years Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) averaged 4.9% for Total Revenue and 12.9% for Net Profit.

DescriptionAnnual ($US M)3-year Avg ($US M)3-year CAGR %
Total Revenue1,948.81,676.94.9
EBITDA234.8208.8-1.3
Operating Profit199.2183.22.2
Net Profit131.7104.412.9

CAGR = Compound Annual Growth Rate

3.3 Performance (All figures in %)

Net Profit Margin 3-year average is 6.2% and Return on Equity 3-year average is 15.1%.

DescriptionAnnual3-year Avg
EBITDA Margin12.012.5
Operating Profit Margin10.211.0
Net Profit Margin6.86.2
Return on Equity17.015.1
Return on Assets4.74.6
Return on Capital Employed8.810.1

3.4 High Performance Indicator and rank of ACCO Brands in the NYSE market:

DescriptionACCO ValueRank In NYSE Market
Price to Sales0.6In Top Quartile

SECTION 4 ACCO BRANDS CORPORATION GLOBAL RANK (NYSE:ACCO):

4.1 Global Rank

Global Rank [out of 47,638 stocks]

DescriptionValueRankQuartile
MCap (US$)1.2B7,012Top
Total Assets (US$)2.8B5,786Top
Revenue (US$)1.9B4,482Top
Net Profit (US$)131.7M4,651Top
Return on Equity %17.06,111Top
Net Profit Margin %6.815,583Second
Price Earnings9.25,004Top
Yield %2.013,764Second
PV$1000 (1Year) US$1,07413,808Second
US$ Change (1Year) %4.513,413Second
Rel Strength 6 Mo (US$)6019,261Second

SECTION 5 OTHER DIRECTORS OF ACCO BRANDS CORPORATION

Boris Elisman, Chief Executive Officer & President & Chairman & Director

Neal V. Fenwick, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President

George V. Bayly, Director

Michael Norkus, Director

Pradeep Jotwani, Director

Robert J. Keller, Director

Robert H. Jenkins, Director

James A. Buzzard, Director

E. Mark Rajkowski, Director

Kathleen S. Dvorak, Director

Graciela Monteagudo, Director

Cezary L. Monko, Executive Vice President

Mark C. Anderson, Senior Vice President

James Mitchell, Senior Vice President

Ralph Hargrow, Senior Vice President

Joseph S. Pekala, Senior Vice President

Kathleen D. Schnaedter, Senior Vice President

Pamela R. Schneider, Senior Vice President & Corporate Secretary

Patrick Buchenroth, Senior Vice President

Jagannath Bobji, Vice President

SECTION 6 ACCO BRANDS CORPORATION ACTIVITIES

ACCO Brands Corporation (ACCO Brands) is a supplier of select categories of branded office products (excluding furniture, computers, printers and bulk paper) to the office products resale industry. The Company designs, develops, manufactures and markets a variety of traditional and computer-related office products, supplies, binding and laminating equipment and consumable supplies, personal computer accessory products, paper-based time management products, presentation aids and label products. The Company sells its products primarily to markets located in North America, Europe and Australia. Its brands include Swingline, GBC, Kensington, Quartet, Rexel, NOBO, Day-Timer and Wilson Jones. ACCO Brands has a 50% interest in joint ventures, such as Pelikan-Artline Pty Ltd and Neschen/GBC Graphic Films. The Company operates in three segments: ACCO Brands Americas, ACCO Brands International and Computer Products Group.

SECTION 7 RECENT NEWS ON DIRECTORS

7.1 REPORTED STOCK AWARDS

21 September 2018

ACCO Brands CFO Neal V. Fenwick awarded Restricted Stock Units

ACCO Brands (NYSE:ACCO) Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President Neal V. Fenwick, has been awarded Restricted Stock Units on 244 shares. The transaction date was September 19. The shares last traded at $US11.95.

21 September 2018

ACCO Brands director Robert J. Keller awarded Restricted Stock Units

ACCO Brands (NYSE:ACCO) Director Robert J. Keller, has been awarded Restricted Stock Units on 189 shares. The transaction date was September 19. The shares last traded at $US11.95.

21 September 2018

ACCO Brands director James A. Buzzard awarded Restricted Stock Units

ACCO Brands (NYSE:ACCO) Director James A. Buzzard, has been awarded Restricted Stock Units on 176 shares. The transaction date was September 19. The shares last traded at $US11.95.

21 September 2018

ACCO Brands director Graciela Monteagudo awarded Restricted Stock Units

ACCO Brands (NYSE:ACCO) Director Graciela Monteagudo, has been awarded Restricted Stock Units on 119 shares. The transaction date was September 19. The shares last traded at $US11.95.

21 September 2018

ACCO Brands CEO Boris Elisman awarded Restricted Stock Units

ACCO Brands (NYSE:ACCO) Chief Executive Officer, Chairman, Director and President Boris Elisman, has been awarded Restricted Stock Units on 869 shares. The transaction date was September 19. The shares last traded at $US11.95.

21 September 2018

ACCO Brands senior vice president-global products Greg McCormack awarded Restricted Stock Units

ACCO Brands (NYSE:ACCO) Senior Vice President-Global Products Greg McCormack, has been awarded Restricted Stock Units on 128 shares. The transaction date was September 19. The shares last traded at $US11.95.

21 September 2018

ACCO Brands senior vice president Joseph S. Pekala awarded Restricted Stock Units

ACCO Brands (NYSE:ACCO) Senior Vice President Joseph S. Pekala, has been awarded Restricted Stock Units on 82 shares. The transaction date was September 19. The shares last traded at $US11.95.

21 September 2018

ACCO Brands director Michael Norkus awarded Phantom Stock Units

ACCO Brands (NYSE:ACCO) Director Michael Norkus, has been awarded Phantom Stock Units on 105 shares. The transaction date was September 19. The shares last traded at $US11.95.

21 September 2018

ACCO Brands director Kathleen S. Dvorak awarded Restricted Stock Units

ACCO Brands (NYSE:ACCO) Director Kathleen S. Dvorak, has been awarded Restricted Stock Units on 371 shares. The transaction date was September 19. The shares last traded at $US11.95.

21 September 2018

ACCO Brands director Michael Norkus awarded Restricted Stock Units

ACCO Brands (NYSE:ACCO) Director Michael Norkus, has been awarded Restricted Stock Units on 307 shares. The transaction date was September 19. The shares last traded at $US11.95.

21 September 2018

ACCO Brands senior vice president Pamela R. Schneider awarded Restricted Stock Units

ACCO Brands (NYSE:ACCO) Corporate Secretary and Senior Vice President Pamela R. Schneider, has been awarded Restricted Stock Units on 140 shares. The transaction date was September 19. The shares last traded at $US11.95.

21 September 2018

ACCO Brands senior vice president Ralph Hargrow awarded Restricted Stock Units

ACCO Brands (NYSE:ACCO) Global Chief People Officer and Senior Vice President Ralph Hargrow, has been awarded Restricted Stock Units on 136 shares. The transaction date was September 19. The shares last traded at $US11.95.

21 September 2018

ACCO Brands director E. Mark Rajkowski awarded Restricted Stock Units

ACCO Brands (NYSE:ACCO) Director E. Mark Rajkowski, has been awarded Restricted Stock Units on 307 shares. The transaction date was September 19. The shares last traded at $US11.95.

7.2 SHAREHOLDER VALUE ADDED BY DIRECTORS

02 August 2018

Graciela Monteagudo starts third year as ACCO Brands Director

Graciela Monteagudo was appointed Director of ACCO Brands (NYSE:ACCO) two years ago on August 02, 2016. The shares were up from $US10.1 to $US12.7 and the total annualized return to shareholders (TRS) since appointment is 12.7%. The present value of USD1,000 (PV1000) invested on the appointment date is now worth $US1,269, a gain of $US252 and dividend reinvested of $US18.

19 May 2018

Michael Norkus starts tenth year as ACCO Brands Director

Michael Norkus was appointed Director of ACCO Brands (NYSE:ACCO) nine years ago on May 19, 2009. In the last 5 years the average annualized return to shareholders was 11.5%. The present value of USD1,000 (PV1000) invested 5 years ago is now $US1,726, a gain of $US711 and dividend reinvested of $US16.

11 May 2018

Boris Elisman starts third year as ACCO Brands Chairman

Boris Elisman was appointed Chairman of ACCO Brands (NYSE:ACCO) two years ago on May 11, 2016. The shares were up from $US9.9 to $US11.8 and the total annualized return to shareholders (TRS) since appointment is 10%. The present value of USD1,000 (PV1000) invested on the appointment date is now worth $US1,210, a gain of $US199 and dividend reinvested of $US11.

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