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Acuity Brands Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:AYI)

$122.93
-0.27 (-0.22 %)
(As of 10/20/2019 12:54 PM ET)
Today's Range
$122.14
Now: $122.93
$124.30
50-Day Range
$111.93
MA: $127.80
$139.16
52-Week Range
$103.48
Now: $122.93
$147.44
Volume287,854 shs
Average Volume646,722 shs
Market Capitalization$4.90 billion
P/E Ratio13.66
Dividend Yield0.42%
Beta1.57
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$11.18 per share
Book Value$48.09 per share

Profitability

Net Income$330.40 million

Miscellaneous

Employees13,000
Market Cap$4.90 billion
Next Earnings Date1/8/2020 (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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, September 27th. Investors of record on Friday, October 18th will be paid a dividend of $0.13 per share on Friday, November 1st. This represents a $0.52 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.42%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 17th. View Acuity Brands' Dividend History.

How will Acuity Brands' stock buyback program work?

Acuity Brands declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a share buyback program on Wednesday, April 4th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase 6,000,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are typically a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Acuity Brands' earnings last quarter?

Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 2nd. The electronics maker reported $2.75 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $2.63 by $0.12. The electronics maker had revenue of $938.10 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.03 billion. Acuity Brands had a return on equity of 19.50% and a net margin of 9.00%. The firm's revenue was down 11.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $2.68 earnings per share. 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, January 8th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Acuity Brands.

What price target have analysts set for AYI?

9 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for Acuity Brands' stock. Their predictions range from $95.00 to $160.00. On average, they expect Acuity Brands' stock price to reach $133.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 8.8% 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?

Media headlines about AYI stock have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Acuity Brands earned a media sentiment score of 0.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the electronics maker a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Acuity Brands.

Are investors shorting Acuity Brands?

Acuity Brands saw a drop in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 2,040,000 shares, a drop of 6.0% from the August 30th total of 2,170,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 390,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 5.2 days. Approximately 5.2% of the shares of the company are sold short. 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), Broadcom (AVGO), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Align Technology (ALGN), Celgene (CELG), Skyworks Solutions (SWKS) and Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG).

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Riverbridge Partners LLC (0.83%), Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (0.18%), West Coast Financial LLC (0.13%), Scout Investments Inc. (0.11%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.08%) and Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI (0.07%). Company insiders that own Acuity Brands stock include George Douglas Dillard Jr, Mark A Black, Ray M Robinson and W Patrick Battle. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Acuity Brands.

Which institutional investors are selling Acuity Brands stock?

AYI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Scout Investments Inc., First Citizens Bank & Trust Co., Pacer Advisors Inc., First Personal Financial Services, Delphi Management Inc. MA, West Coast Financial LLC, Stephens Inc. AR and Crossmark Global Holdings Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Acuity Brands.

Which institutional investors are buying Acuity Brands stock?

AYI stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Winmill & CO. Inc., Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank , Coastal Investment Advisors Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Riverbridge Partners LLC and Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI. 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 $122.93.

How big of a company is Acuity Brands?

Acuity Brands has a market capitalization of $4.90 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 13,000 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:  587 (Thanks for Voting!)
Underperform Votes:  532 (Thanks for Voting!)
Total Votes:  1,119
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This page was last updated on 10/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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