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NYSE:AYI

Acuity Brands (AYI) Stock Forecast, Price & News

$164.70
+0.85 (+0.52%)
(As of 09/22/2023 ET)
Compare
Today's Range
$164.21
$167.14
50-Day Range
$158.07
$168.56
52-Week Range
$149.30
$202.90
Volume
275,039 shs
Average Volume
321,319 shs
Market Capitalization
$5.14 billion
P/E Ratio
14.17
Dividend Yield
0.32%
Price Target
$188.43

Acuity Brands MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.67 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
14.4% Upside
$188.43 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
7.81% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-2.05
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.82mentions of Acuity Brands in the last 14 days
Based on 8 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
-6.66%
From $12.61 to $11.77 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

1.91 out of 5 stars

Construction Sector

71st out of 93 stocks

Electric Lighting & Wiring Equipment Industry

3rd out of 4 stocks


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About Acuity Brands (NYSE:AYI) Stock

Acuity Brands, Inc. provides lighting and building management solutions in North America and internationally. The company operates through two segments, Acuity Brands Lighting and Lighting Controls (ABL); and the Intelligent Spaces Group (ISG). The ABL segment provides commercial, architectural, and specialty lighting solutions, as well as lighting controls and components for various indoor and outdoor applications under the Lithonia Lighting, Holophane, Peerless, Gotham, Mark Architectural Lighting, Winona Lighting, Juno, Indy, Aculux, Healthcare Lighting, Hydrel, American Electric Lighting, Sunoptics, eldoLED, nLight, Sensor Switch, IOTA, A-Light, Cyclone, Eureka, Lumniaire LED, Luminis, Dark to Light, RELOC Wiring Solutions, and OPTOTRONIC brands. This segment serves electrical distributors, retail home improvement centers, electric utilities, national accounts, original equipment manufacturers, digital retailers, lighting showrooms, and energy service companies. The ISG segment offers building management platform and location-aware applications under the Distech Controls and Atrius brands. This segment serves system integrators, as well as retail stores, airports, and enterprise campuses. Acuity Brands, Inc. was incorporated in 2001 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

AYI Price History

AYI Stock News Headlines

Wells Fargo Sticks to Their Buy Rating for Acuity Brands (AYI)
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Acuity Brands: A Buy Despite Near-Term Revenue Headwinds
Acuity Brands (AYI) Gets a Buy from Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo Keeps Their Buy Rating on Acuity Brands (AYI)
New gold-backed currency could kill the Dollar
Rumors are circulating of a new currency that will be backed by gold. A huge story, if true. And while it’s impossible to know how it will pan out, there’s one important move you should make right now, before this happens. It’s the best way to protect your wealth today. Because if you’re not careful, YOU could be the one who pays the price
Q3 2023 Acuity Brands Inc Earnings Call
Acuity Brands Q3 Profit Tops Estimates; Net Sales Down 5.7%
Acuity Brands (AYI) Q3 Earnings Top Estimates
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AYI Company Calendar

Last Earnings
6/29/2023
Ex-Dividend for 8/1 Dividend
7/17/2023
Dividend Payable
8/01/2023
Today
9/22/2023
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
10/04/2023
Fiscal Year End
8/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Electric lighting & wiring equipment
Sub-Industry
Electrical Components & Equipment
CUSIP
00508Y10
Employees
13,200
Year Founded
2001

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$188.43
High Stock Price Forecast
$210.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$170.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+14.4%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.67
Research Coverage
6 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$384 million
Pretax Margin
12.10%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$4.01 billion
Cash Flow
$15.59 per share
Book Value
$58.44 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
30,849,000
Market Cap
$5.14 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.53

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Neil M. Ashe (Age 55)
    Chairman, Pres & CEO
    Comp: $2.1M
  • Ms. Karen J. HolcomMs. Karen J. Holcom (Age 54)
    Sr. VP & CFO
    Comp: $999.55k
  • Mr. Barry R. GoldmanMr. Barry R. Goldman (Age 56)
    Sr. VP & Gen. Counsel
    Comp: $857.42k
  • Ms. Dianne S. Mills (Age 62)
    Sr. VP & Chief HR Officer
    Comp: $878.32k
  • Ms. Charlotte McLaughlin
    VP of Investor Relations
  • April Appling
    VP of Corp. Communications & Events
  • Mr. Philippe Brzusczak
    Sr. VP of Corp. Devel. & Strategy
  • Mr. C. Dan Smith Jr. (Age 58)
    Sr. VP & Treasurer
  • Mr. Laurent J. Vernerey (Age 63)
    Strategic Bus. Devel. Exec.
  • Mr. Trevor S. Palmer
    Pres of Acuity Brands Lighting & Controls













AYI Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Acuity Brands stock right now?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Acuity Brands in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" AYI shares.
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What is Acuity Brands' stock price forecast for 2023?

6 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Acuity Brands' stock. Their AYI share price forecasts range from $170.00 to $210.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $188.43 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 14.4% from the stock's current price.
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How have AYI shares performed in 2023?

Acuity Brands' stock was trading at $165.61 at the beginning of the year. Since then, AYI stock has decreased by 0.6% and is now trading at $164.67.
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Are investors shorting Acuity Brands?

Acuity Brands saw a decrease in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 2,430,000 shares, a decrease of 14.1% from the August 15th total of 2,830,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 336,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 7.2 days. Approximately 7.8% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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When is Acuity Brands' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 4th 2023.
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How can I listen to Acuity Brands' earnings call?

Acuity Brands will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, October 4th at 8:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Acuity Brands' earnings last quarter?

Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, June, 29th. The electronics maker reported $3.50 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $3.35 by $0.15. The electronics maker earned $1 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.04 billion. Acuity Brands had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 21.97% and a net margin of 9.34%.

How often does Acuity Brands pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Acuity Brands?

Acuity Brands announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, June 28th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, July 18th will be given a dividend of $0.13 per share on Tuesday, August 1st. This represents a $0.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.32%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, July 17th.
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Is Acuity Brands a good dividend stock?

Acuity Brands (NYSE:AYI) pays an annual dividend of $0.52 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.32%. The dividend payout ratio is 4.48%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, AYI will have a dividend payout ratio of 4.42% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What is Neil Ashe's approval rating as Acuity Brands' CEO?

18 employees have rated Acuity Brands Chief Executive Officer Neil Ashe on Glassdoor.com. Neil Ashe has an approval rating of 62% among the company's employees. This puts Neil Ashe in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Acuity Brands own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Acuity Brands investors own include Allergan (AGN), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), International Business Machines (IBM), Intel (INTC), Coca-Cola (KO), Netflix (NFLX), AT&T (T), Broadcom (AVGO), Alibaba Group (BABA) and Micron Technology (MU).

What is Acuity Brands' stock symbol?

Acuity Brands trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "AYI."

Who are Acuity Brands' major shareholders?

Acuity Brands' stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (9.30%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (3.50%), State Street Corp (2.98%), Cooke & Bieler LP (2.01%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.78%) and LSV Asset Management (1.76%). Insiders that own company stock include Barry R Goldman, Barry R Goldman, Karen J Holcom, Laura O'shaughnessy and Peter C Browning.
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How do I buy shares of Acuity Brands?

Shares of AYI stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Acuity Brands' stock price today?

One share of AYI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $164.67.

How much money does Acuity Brands make?

Acuity Brands (NYSE:AYI) has a market capitalization of $5.14 billion and generates $4.01 billion in revenue each year. The electronics maker earns $384 million in net income (profit) each year or $11.62 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Acuity Brands have?

The company employs 13,200 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Acuity Brands?

Acuity Brands' mailing address is 1170 PEACHTREE STREET NE SUITE 2300, ATLANTA GA, 30309. The official website for the company is www.acuitybrands.com. The electronics maker can be reached via phone at (404) 853-1400, via email at ir@acuitybrands.com, or via fax at 404-853-1430.

This page (NYSE:AYI) was last updated on 9/22/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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