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NYSE:AYI

Acuity Brands (AYI) Stock Forecast, Price & News

$160.65
+3.73 (+2.38%)
(As of 06/6/2023 ET)
Compare
Today's Range
$156.51
$161.38
50-Day Range
$150.69
$183.33
52-Week Range
$142.71
$202.90
Volume
272,561 shs
Average Volume
312,717 shs
Market Capitalization
$5.11 billion
P/E Ratio
14.08
Dividend Yield
0.32%
Price Target
$191.88

Acuity Brands MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.63 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
19.4% Upside
$191.88 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
4.79% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-2.05
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.96mentions of Acuity Brands in the last 14 days
Based on 3 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
$99,888 Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
-8.06%
From $12.66 to $11.64 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

2.10 out of 5 stars

Industrials Sector

6th out of 15 stocks

Electrical Equipment & Parts Industry

1st 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.

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AYI Price History

AYI Company Calendar

Last Earnings
4/04/2023
Ex-Dividend for 5/1 Dividend
4/14/2023
Dividend Payable
5/01/2023
Today
6/06/2023
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
6/29/2023
Fiscal Year End
8/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Electrical Equipment & Parts
Sub-Industry
Electrical Components & Equipment
CUSIP
00508Y10
Employees
13,200
Year Founded
2001

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$191.88
High Stock Price Forecast
$211.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$170.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+19.4%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.63
Research Coverage
8 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$384 million
Pretax Margin
11.90%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$4.11 billion
Cash Flow
$15.66 per share
Book Value
$58.44 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
31,448,000
Market Cap
$5.11 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.57

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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
  • Ms. Candace Steele Flippin
    Sr. VP & Chief Communications Officer
  • 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?

8 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Acuity Brands in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" AYI shares.
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What is Acuity Brands' stock price forecast for 2023?

8 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Acuity Brands' stock. Their AYI share price forecasts range from $170.00 to $211.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $191.88 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 19.4% 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 start of the year. Since then, AYI shares have decreased by 3.0% and is now trading at $160.65.
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Are investors shorting Acuity Brands?

Acuity Brands saw a decrease in short interest in April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 1,480,000 shares, a decrease of 10.8% from the April 15th total of 1,660,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 330,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 4.5 days. Currently, 4.7% of the company's stock are sold short.
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When is Acuity Brands' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, June 29th 2023.
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How can I listen to Acuity Brands' earnings call?

Acuity Brands will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, June 29th 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) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April, 4th. The electronics maker reported $2.79 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.28 by $0.51. The electronics maker had revenue of $943.60 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $959.99 million. Acuity Brands had a net margin of 9.22% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 22.20%.

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

Acuity Brands announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, March 30th. Investors of record on Monday, April 17th will be given a dividend of $0.13 per share on Monday, May 1st. This represents a $0.52 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.32%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, April 14th.
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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 0.34%. The dividend payout ratio is 4.56%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, AYI will have a dividend payout ratio of 4.47% 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 a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (12.52%), BlackRock Inc. (9.32%), Wellington Management Group LLP (3.37%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (3.29%), State Street Corp (2.96%) and Ameriprise Financial Inc. (2.81%). Insiders that own company stock include Barry R Goldman, Barry R Goldman, Karen J Holcom, Laura O'shaughnessy, Mary A Winston 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 $160.65.

How much money does Acuity Brands make?

Acuity Brands (NYSE:AYI) has a market capitalization of $5.11 billion and generates $4.11 billion in revenue each year. The electronics maker earns $384 million in net income (profit) each year or $11.41 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 6/6/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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