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Acuity Brands Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.65 (-0.72 %)
(As of 10/30/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $89.14
50-Day Range
MA: $99.77
52-Week Range
Now: $89.14
Volume613,783 shs
Average Volume555,001 shs
Market Capitalization$3.34 billion
P/E Ratio14.22
Dividend Yield0.58%
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. It also provides light emitting diode drivers, power supplies, modular wiring, sensors, glass, and inverters, as well as services across applications that primarily relate to monitoring and controlling lighting systems through network technologies and the commissioning of control systems. The company markets its products under the Lithonia Lighting, Holophane, Peerless, Gotham, Mark Architectural Lighting, Winona Lighting, Juno, Indy, Aculux, Healthcare Lighting, Hydrel, American Electric Lighting, Antique Street Lamps, Sunoptics, eldoLED, Distech Controls, nLight, ROAM, Sensor Switch, Power Sentry, IOTA, and Atrius brands. It serves electrical distributors, retail home improvement centers, electric utilities, national accounts, system integrators, utility distributors, value-added resellers, digital retailers, government entities and municipalities, lighting showrooms, developers, original equipment manufacturers, and energy service companies, as well as the new construction, renovation, and maintenance and repair markets. The company sells its products through independent sales agents, electrical distributors, system integrators, and sales representatives, as well as through a network of distribution centers, regional warehouses, and commercial warehouses. Acuity Brands, Inc. was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.1Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.84 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electric lighting & wiring equipment
Sub-IndustryElectrical Components & Equipment



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.33 billion
Cash Flow$9.45 per share
Book Value$53.67 per share


Net Income$248.30 million


Market Cap$3.34 billion
Next Earnings Date1/14/2021 (Estimated)
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Acuity Brands (NYSE:AYI) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Acuity Brands' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Acuity Brands' stock was trading at $97.43 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, AYI stock has decreased by 8.5% and is now trading at $89.14.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Acuity Brands?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Acuity Brands in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 2 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is Acuity Brands' next earnings date?

Acuity Brands is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 14th 2021.
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How were Acuity Brands' earnings last quarter?

Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, October, 13th. The electronics maker reported $2.35 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.03 by $0.32. The electronics maker had revenue of $891.20 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $825.34 million. Acuity Brands had a net margin of 7.46% and a return on equity of 14.43%. The business's revenue was down 5.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $2.75 EPS.
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How often does Acuity Brands pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Acuity Brands?

Acuity Brands announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, October 6th. Shareholders of record on Monday, October 19th will be paid a dividend of $0.13 per share on Monday, November 2nd. This represents a $0.52 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.58%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, October 16th.
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What price target have analysts set for AYI?

9 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Acuity Brands' stock. Their forecasts range from $50.00 to $135.00. On average, they anticipate Acuity Brands' stock price to reach $98.78 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 10.8% from the stock's current price.
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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), 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).

Who are Acuity Brands' key executives?

Acuity Brands' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Vernon J. Nagel, Exec. Chairman (Age 63, Pay $1.69M)
  • Mr. Laurent J. Vernerey, Strategic Bus. Devel. Exec. (Age 60, Pay $1.16M)
  • Mr. Richard K. Reece, Exec. VP & Pres of Acuity Brands Lighting (Age 64, Pay $1.18M)
  • Mr. Neil M. Ashe, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 52)
  • Ms. Karen J. Holcom, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 51)
  • Mr. Pete Shannin, VP of Investor Relations & Corp. Devel.
  • Ms. Dianne B. Mills, Chief HR Officer
  • Mr. C. Dan Smith Jr., Sr. VP, Treasurer & Sec. (Age 55)
  • Mr. Barry R. Goldman, Sr. VP & Gen. Counsel of Acuity Brands Lighting

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 a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.74%), LSV Asset Management (0.58%), Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC (0.19%), Lathrop Investment Management Corp (0.18%), Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (0.16%) and State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D (0.08%). Company insiders that own Acuity Brands stock include Mary A Winston, Ray M Robinson and Robert F Mccullough.
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Which major investors are selling Acuity Brands stock?

AYI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., New Mexico Educational Retirement Board, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, New Mexico Educational Retirement Board, WINTON GROUP Ltd, and Livingston Group Asset Management CO operating as Southport Capital Management.
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Which major investors are buying Acuity Brands stock?

AYI stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC, Meritage Portfolio Management, Empirical Finance LLC, Pacer Advisors Inc., LSV Asset Management, Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC, and Banque Cantonale Vaudoise.
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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 $89.14.

How big of a company is Acuity Brands?

Acuity Brands has a market capitalization of $3.34 billion and generates $3.33 billion in revenue each year. The electronics maker earns $248.30 million in net income (profit) each year or $7.51 on an earnings per share basis. Acuity Brands employs 12,000 workers across the globe.

What is Acuity Brands' official website?

The official website for Acuity Brands is 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]

This page was last updated on 10/31/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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