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NYSE:AYI - Acuity Brands Stock Price, Forecast & News

$121.11
+0.53 (+0.44 %)
(As of 01/28/2020 02:49 PM ET)
Today's Range
$120.00
Now: $121.11
$121.66
50-Day Range
$118.66
MA: $130.95
$143.18
52-Week Range
$105.95
Now: $121.11
$147.44
Volume85,653 shs
Average Volume575,052 shs
Market Capitalization$4.80 billion
P/E Ratio15.63
Dividend Yield0.43%
Beta1.54
Acuity Brands, Inc provides lighting and building management solutions and services for commercial, institutional, industrial, infrastructure, and residential applications in North America and internationally. The company offers lighting and control products and solutions, including recessed, surface, and suspended lighting; down, decorative, emergency and exit, track, day, special-use, street and roadway, parking garage, underwater, area pedestrian, flood, decorative site, and landscape lighting; occupancy sensors; photo controls; relay panels; architectural dimming panels; and integrated lighting controls systems. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electric lighting & wiring equipment
Sub-IndustryElectrical Components & Equipment
SectorConstruction
CUSIP00508Y10
Phone404-853-1400

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.67 billion
Cash Flow$11.16 per share
Book Value$48.09 per share

Profitability

Net Income$330.40 million

Miscellaneous

Employees12,000
Market Cap$4.80 billion
Next Earnings Date4/1/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Acuity Brands (NYSE:AYI) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Acuity Brands' stock symbol?

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

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

Acuity Brands announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 9th. Shareholders of record on Monday, January 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.13 per share on Monday, February 3rd. This represents a $0.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.43%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 16th. View Acuity Brands' Dividend History.

How will Acuity Brands' stock buyback program work?

Acuity Brands announced that its board has authorized a share buyback plan on Wednesday, April 4th 2018, which permits the company to buyback 6,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are usually a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Acuity Brands' earnings last quarter?

Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) announced its earnings results on Thursday, January, 9th. The electronics maker reported $2.13 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.21 by $0.08. The electronics maker had revenue of $834.70 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $874.72 million. Acuity Brands had a net margin of 8.61% and a return on equity of 18.07%. The firm's revenue was down 10.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $2.32 EPS. View Acuity Brands' Earnings History.

When is Acuity Brands' next earnings date?

Acuity Brands is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April 1st 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Acuity Brands.

What price target have analysts set for AYI?

9 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for Acuity Brands' shares. Their forecasts range from $100.00 to $160.00. On average, they expect Acuity Brands' stock price to reach $137.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 13.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Acuity Brands.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Acuity Brands?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Acuity Brands in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Acuity Brands.

Has Acuity Brands been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about AYI stock have trended extremely negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Acuity Brands earned a coverage optimism score of -5.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the electronics maker a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Acuity Brands.

Are investors shorting Acuity Brands?

Acuity Brands saw a increase in short interest in January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totalling 2,420,000 shares, an increase of 9.5% from the December 31st total of 2,210,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 391,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 6.2 days. Currently, 6.2% of the company's shares are short sold. View Acuity Brands' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Acuity Brands' key competitors?

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), Netflix (NFLX), Alibaba Group (BABA), The Coca-Cola (KO), IBM (IBM), Broadcom (AVGO), Skyworks Solutions (SWKS), Boeing (BA), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) and Align Technology (ALGN).

Who are Acuity Brands' key executives?

Acuity Brands' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Vernon J. Nagel, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 62)
  • Mr. Richard K. Reece, CFO & Exec. VP (Age 63)
  • Mr. Laurent J. Vernerey, Exec. VP (Age 59)
  • Mr. C. Dan Smith Jr., Sr. VP, Treasurer & Sec. (Age 54)
  • Mr. Barry R. Goldman, Sr. VP & Gen. Counsel of Acuity Brands Lighting

Who are Acuity Brands' major shareholders?

Acuity Brands' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Riverbridge Partners LLC (0.82%), Strs Ohio (0.45%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.24%), Tocqueville Asset Management L.P. (0.18%), Lathrop Investment Management Corp (0.17%) and New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.15%). Company insiders that own Acuity Brands stock include George Douglas Dillard Jr, Ray M Robinson, Robert F Mccullough and W Patrick Battle. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Acuity Brands.

Which major investors are selling Acuity Brands stock?

AYI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI, California Public Employees Retirement System, Tocqueville Asset Management L.P., Scout Investments Inc., Dupont Capital Management Corp, Riverbridge Partners LLC, Lathrop Investment Management Corp and Arizona State Retirement System. Company insiders that have sold Acuity Brands company stock in the last year include Ray M Robinson and Robert F Mccullough. View Insider Buying and Selling for Acuity Brands.

Which major investors are buying Acuity Brands stock?

AYI stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Empowered Funds LLC, DNB Asset Management AS, Kempner Capital Management Inc., New England Research & Management Inc., Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank, Strs Ohio, New York State Teachers Retirement System and State of Michigan Retirement System. Company insiders that have bought Acuity Brands stock in the last two years include George Douglas Dillard Jr and W Patrick Battle. View Insider Buying and Selling for Acuity Brands.

How do I buy shares of Acuity Brands?

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

What is Acuity Brands' stock price today?

One share of AYI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $121.28.

How big of a company is Acuity Brands?

Acuity Brands has a market capitalization of $4.80 billion and generates $3.67 billion in revenue each year. The electronics maker earns $330.40 million in net income (profit) each year or $9.00 on an earnings per share basis. Acuity Brands employs 12,000 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Acuity Brands.

What is Acuity Brands' official website?

The official website for Acuity Brands is http://www.acuitybrands.com/.

How can I contact Acuity Brands?

Acuity Brands' mailing address is 1170 PEACHTREE STREET NE SUITE 2300, ATLANTA GA, 30309. The electronics maker can be reached via phone at 404-853-1400 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Acuity Brands (NYSE AYI)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  611 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  554 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,165
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Acuity Brands and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AYI will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AYI will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 1/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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