Acuity Brands Company Profile (NYSE:AYI)

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Acuity Brands (NYSE:AYI) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating(s), 8 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.89)
Consensus Price Target: $272.33 (2.78% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Acuity Brands (NYSE:AYI)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
7/1/2016Credit Agricole SAReiterated RatingOutperform$270.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/30/2016Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$295.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/29/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/19/2016Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/9/2016Piper Jaffray Cos.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/11/2016Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$235.00 -> $250.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
12/13/2015Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingOutperform$200.00 -> $275.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
10/8/2015William BlairReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
9/10/2015Cleveland ResearchDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/2/2015DA DavidsonBoost Price TargetNeutral$170.00 -> $200.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/8/2015Goldman Sachs Group Inc.DowngradeConviction-Buy -> Buy$195.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/2/2015Northland SecuritiesBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$138.00 -> $179.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/24/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Acuity Brands (NYSE:AYI)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
10/5/2016        
6/29/2016Q316$2.03$2.06$851.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/6/2016Q216$1.51$1.80$777.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/8/2016Q116$1.58$1.65$736.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/7/2015Q4$1.62$1.63$759.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/1/2015Q315$1.34$1.37$683.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/1/2015Q215$1.05$1.08$616.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/9/2015Q1$1.13$1.32$647.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/1/2014Q414$1.22$1.26$668.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/1/2014Q314$1.12$1.00$609.09 million$603.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/2/2014Q2$0.84$0.75$553.95 million$546.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/9/2014Q1$0.84$0.96$540.93 million$574.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/1/2013Q413$1.02$1.03$569.33 million$579.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/2/2013Q3 2013$0.88$0.97$518.76 million$541.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/3/2013Q2 2013$0.61$0.62$469.19 million$486.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/8/2013Q1 2013$0.80$0.69$498.79 million$481.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/2/2012Q412$0.92$0.88$522.09 million$514.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/2/2012$0.78$0.79ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/4/2012$0.62$0.57ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/9/2012$0.67$0.74ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/5/2011$0.79$0.79ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/30/2011$0.50$0.45ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/10/2011$0.57$0.56ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Acuity Brands (NYSE:AYI)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20165$1.41$1.64$1.52
Q2 20165$1.77$2.10$2.00
Q3 20165$2.18$2.50$2.36
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Acuity Brands (NYSE:AYI)
Annual Dividend:$0.52
Dividend Yield:0.20%
Payout Ratio:8.48% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
6.84% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
5.72% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for Acuity Brands (NYSE:AYI)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
6/27/2016quarterly$0.130.22%7/14/20167/18/20168/1/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/5/2016quarterly$0.130.23%4/14/20164/18/20165/2/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/6/2016quarterly$0.130.23%1/15/20161/20/20162/1/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/2/2015quarterly$0.130.29%10/15/201510/19/201511/2/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
6/29/2015quarterly$0.130.29%7/16/20157/20/20158/3/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/30/2015quarterly$0.130.3%4/15/20154/17/20155/1/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/8/2015quarterly$0.130.37%1/16/20151/21/20152/2/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
9/29/2014quarterly$0.130.43%10/15/201410/17/201411/3/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
6/30/2014quarterly$0.130.38%7/16/20147/18/20148/1/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/1/2014quarterly$0.130.39%4/15/20144/17/20145/1/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/7/2014quarterly$0.130.47%1/16/20141/21/20142/3/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
9/27/2013quarterly$0.130.57%10/16/201310/18/201311/1/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
6/28/2013quarterly$0.130.68%7/16/20137/18/20138/1/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/3/2013quarterly$0.130.72%4/15/20134/17/20135/1/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/8/2013quarterly$0.130.79%1/16/20131/18/20132/1/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Acuity Brands (NYSE:AYI)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
7/11/2016Richard K. ReeceCFOSell33,430$269.07$8,995,010.10View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
7/11/2016Vernon J. NagelCEOSell65,060$268.30$17,455,598.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
7/6/2016Mark A. BlackEVPSell2,654$250.27$664,216.58View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
7/1/2016Ray M RobinsonDirectorSell786$248.55$195,360.30View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/22/2016Vernon J NagelCEOSell47,995$256.18$12,295,359.10View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/20/2016Vernon J NagelCEOSell8,865$259.24$2,298,162.60View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/14/2016Peter C BrowningDirectorSell629$256.05$161,055.45View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/11/2016Mark A BlackEVPSell2,678$248.16$664,572.48View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/5/2016W. Patrick BattleDirectorBuy1,314$189.98$249,633.72View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/16/2015Richard K. ReeceCFOSell8,394$217.00$1,821,498.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/5/2015Richard K. ReeceCFOSell7,780$217.02$1,688,415.60View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/5/2015Vernon J. NagelCEOSell71,600$215.19$15,407,604.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/4/2015Mark A. BlackEVPSell17,173$215.27$3,696,831.71View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/4/2015Richard K. ReeceCFOSell6,146$217.00$1,333,682.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
7/10/2015Julia B NorthDirectorSell4,441$190.00$843,790.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
7/10/2015Vernon J NagelCEOSell80,319$189.42$15,214,024.98View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
7/7/2015Ray M RobinsonDirectorSell1,934$188.90$365,332.60View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
7/6/2015Mark A BlackEVPSell2,667$188.05$501,529.35View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/30/2014Mark A BlackEVPSell19,363$136.74$2,647,696.62View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/23/2014Vernon J NagelCEOSell89,800$133.36$11,975,728.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/31/2013Mark A BlackEVPSell21,185$101.17$2,143,286.45View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/31/2013Ray M RobinsonDirectorSell1,815$101.34$183,932.10View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/28/2013Robert F McculloughDirectorSell1,815$103.07$187,072.05View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/23/2013Peter C BrowningDirectorSell1,815$103.77$188,342.55View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/12/2013Ray RobinsonDirectorSell1,815$87.72$159,211.80View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
7/18/2013Richard K ReeceCFOSell18,000$85.19$1,533,420.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
7/17/2013Vernon J NagelCEOSell100,000$84.89$8,489,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/10/2013Mark A BlackEVPSell2,002$73.80$147,747.60View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/9/2013Vernon J NagelCEOSell21,518$73.59$1,583,509.62View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Acuity Brands (NYSE:AYI)
DateHeadline
07/23/16 04:34 AMEarnings Watchlist: Tesla Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA), Acuity Brands Inc (NYSE:AYI), Sagent Pharmaceuticals, Inc ... - Engelwood Daily
07/22/16 07:41 PMFriday Session Wrap-up for Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) - Engelwood Daily
07/22/16 02:40 PMEagle Asset Management Inc Lowers stake in Acuity Brands (AYI) - TheFounders Daily
07/22/16 01:55 PMETF’s with exposure to Acuity Brands, Inc. : July 22, 2016 -
07/22/16 10:32 AMAcuity Brands, Inc. :AYI-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2016 By the Numbers : July 22, 2016 -
07/21/16 02:43 PMAcuity Brands Inc (NYSE:AYI): Sell-Side Ratings and Company Earnings Glance - Engelwood Daily
07/21/16 02:43 PMBroker Outlook For Acuity Brands Inc (NYSE:AYI) - Fiscal Standard
07/20/16 10:09 PMIs $295 Price Target Attainable For Acuity Brands Inc (NYSE:AYI)? - Investor Newswire
07/20/16 10:47 AMAcuity Brands Incorporated (NYSE:AYI) Shorts Decreased by 4.67% After Short Covering - Consumer Eagle
07/20/16 10:47 AMShares Positive Over the Past Month: Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) - TGP
07/20/16 10:47 AMAcuity Brands Inc (NYSE:AYI): Might be a Great Pick - Street Report
07/19/16 08:53 AMEquity Roundup: Stock Performance Focus on Acuity Brands Inc (NYSE:AYI) - Press Telegraph
07/19/16 08:53 AMStock Positive on the Year: Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) - TGP
07/18/16 02:46 PMAnalyst Target and Average Rating Watch: Acuity Brands Inc (NYSE:AYI) - Press Telegraph
07/18/16 02:46 PMAnalysts Pounding the Table on Shares of Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) - TGP
07/17/16 07:26 AMNext Weeks Broker Price Targets For Acuity Brands Inc (NYSE:AYI) - Fiscal Standard
07/16/16 02:41 PMReview on Stock Valuation for: Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) - TGP
07/16/16 02:41 PMAcuity Brands Incorporated (NYSE:AYI) Short Interest Decreased By 5.22% - Consumer Eagle
07/16/16 02:41 PMAcuity Brands Inc Realized Volatility Hits Elevated Level - CML News
07/16/16 02:41 PMShare Performance Summary for: Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) - Press Telegraph
07/14/16 02:44 PMAcuity Brands Inc (NYSE:AYI) Earnings Concentration and Analyst Target Watch - Engelwood Daily
07/14/16 02:44 PMStrong Sell Calls For Acuity Brands Inc (NYSE:AYI) At 0 - Investor Newswire
07/14/16 10:06 AMAcuity Brands' CFO Sells Shares in Company - [Gurufocus] - 2 other insiders also reduce positions
07/14/16 08:30 AMZacks.com featured highlights: Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Acuity Brands, KEYW, Inteliquent and LATAM Airlines Group SA -
07/13/16 08:08 PMSpectra Energy Becomes #98 Most Shorted S&P 500 Component, Replacing Acuity Brands
07/13/16 08:29 AM5 Best Stocks Forging Ahead on Earnings Acceleration -
07/12/16 07:15 PMAcuity Brands Inc (AYI) Chairman, President, and CEO Vernon J Nagel Sold $17.5 million of Stocks - [Gurufocus] - Chairman, President, and CEO of Acuity Brands Inc (NYSE:AYI) Vernon J Nagel sold 65,060 shares of AYI on 07/11/2016 at an average price of $268.3 a share.
07/12/16 02:45 PMAcuity Brands Inc (NYSE:AYI): Should It Be in Your Portfolio? - Street Report
07/12/16 02:45 PMEx-Dividend Reminder: NetApp, Acuity Brands and EMCOR Group - Forbes
07/12/16 05:17 AMShares Positive on the Year: Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) - Telanagana Press
07/11/16 07:43 PMTrading Performance and Target Watch for Acuity Brands Inc (NYSE:AYI) - Press Telegraph
07/11/16 02:40 PMStock for the Ages: Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) - Telanagana Press
07/11/16 02:40 PMAcuity Brands Inc (NYSE:AYI) Broker Price Targets For The Coming Week - Fiscal Standard
07/11/16 07:31 AMCompany Stock Focus for Acuity Brands Inc (NYSE:AYI): Which Way Will Shares Head? - Press Telegraph
07/11/16 07:31 AMAcuity Brands Inc (NYSE:AYI) Expected To Post Sales Of $4353.75 - Investor Newswire
07/10/16 02:39 PMShare Valuation Recap for: Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) - Telanagana Press
07/10/16 02:39 PMStock Performance Rundown on: Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) - Press Telegraph
07/10/16 07:25 AMA look at a High Market Cap Stock: Acuity Brands, Inc., AYI - The Daily Leicester
07/08/16 02:42 PMStock Showing Gains This Year: Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) - Telanagana Press
07/08/16 02:42 PMShares in Positive Territory for the Quarter: Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) - Engelwood Daily
07/08/16 02:42 PMPrevious Trading Session Wrap-Up: Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) - Press Telegraph
07/08/16 02:05 PMBulls Seize The Day: Breakouts Emerge, IBD 50 Names Ramp Higher -
07/07/16 07:56 PMAcuity Brands Acquires DGLogik
07/07/16 07:56 PMEVP of Acuity Brands Inc (NYSE:AYI), Black Mark A, sells 2,654 shares worth $664,217
07/07/16 02:42 PMAcuity Brands Buys DGLogik - Benzinga
07/07/16 02:30 PMAcuity Brands Buys DGLogik - Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) revealed that it acquired 100 percent of the equity stake of DGLogik, Inc. for undisclosed terms and conditions. According to the company, the San Francisco Bay Area-based firm provides innovative software solutions enabling, as well as, visualizing the Internet of Things. Acuity Brands said DGLogik's solutions provide users with the intelligence to manage energy usage better apart from enhancing facility performance. The company added that its customizable applications and dashboards enable users to easily visualize, analyze and maximize ...Full story available on Benzinga.com
07/07/16 10:38 AMAgree To Buy Acuity Brands At $210, Earn 6% Annualized Using Options
07/07/16 10:38 AMAcuity Brands (AYI) Acquires IoT Software Solutions Provider DGLogik
07/07/16 07:52 AMBRIEF-Acuity Brands announces acquisition of DGLogik - * Acuity Brands announces acquisition of DGLogik Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: )
07/07/16 07:31 AMAcuity Brands, Inc. Announces Acquisition of DGLogik - [at noodls] - ATLANTA, July 7, 2016 - Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) today announced it has acquired 100 percent of the equity interests of DGLogik, Inc., a San Francisco Bay Area-based provider of innovative software ...

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About Acuity Brands

Acuity Brands logoAcuity Brands, Inc. (Acuity Brands), is the parent company of Acuity Brands Lighting, Inc. (ABL), and other subsidiaries. Acuity Brands is a provider of lighting solutions for commercial, institutional, industrial, infrastructure, and residential applications throughout North America and select international markets. The Company's lighting solutions include devices, such as luminaires, lighting controls, power supplies, prismatic skylights, light-emitting diode (LED) lamps, and integrated lighting systems for indoor and outdoor applications utilizing a combination of light sources, including daylight, and other devices controlled by software that monitors and manages light levels while optimizing energy consumption (collectively referred to herein as lighting solutions). On March 13, 2013, the Company acquired eldoLED Europe BV.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Construction
  • Industry: Diversified Electronics
  • Sub-Industry: Electrical Components & Equipment
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: AYI
  • CUSIP: 00508Y10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $264.99
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $254.84
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $232.09
  • P/E Ratio: 43.29
  • P/E Growth: 1.70
  • Market Cap: $11.53B
  • Beta: 1.65
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $7.6 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $9.09 EPS
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