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

$133.80
+0.41 (+0.31 %)
(As of 12/8/2019 04:03 AM ET)
Today's Range
$132.71
Now: $133.80
$136.22
50-Day Range
$122.93
MA: $127.80
$133.84
52-Week Range
$103.48
Now: $133.80
$147.44
Volume372,914 shs
Average Volume392,116 shs
Market Capitalization$5.30 billion
P/E Ratio14.87
Dividend Yield0.39%
Beta1.53
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$11.46 per share
Book Value$48.09 per share

Profitability

Net Income$330.40 million

Miscellaneous

Employees12,000
Market Cap$5.30 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 given a dividend of $0.13 per share on Friday, November 1st. This represents a $0.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.39%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 17th. View Acuity Brands' Dividend History.

How will Acuity Brands' stock buyback program work?

Acuity Brands declared that its board has approved a share repurchase program on Wednesday, April 4th 2018, which allows the company to buyback 6,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are typically a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Acuity Brands' earnings last quarter?

Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) released its earnings results on Wednesday, October, 2nd. The electronics maker reported $2.75 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.63 by $0.12. The electronics maker earned $938.10 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.03 billion. Acuity Brands had a return on equity of 19.50% and a net margin of 9.00%. Acuity Brands's quarterly revenue was down 11.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $2.68 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, January 8th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Acuity Brands.

What price target have analysts set for AYI?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Acuity Brands' shares. Their forecasts range from $95.00 to $160.00. On average, they expect Acuity Brands' share price to reach $133.75 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 0.0%. 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?

News headlines about AYI stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Acuity Brands earned a coverage optimism score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave 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 impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Acuity Brands.

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), Celgene (CELG), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), IBM (IBM), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) 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 variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Generation Investment Management LLP (6.61%), State Street Corp (3.42%), Riverbridge Partners LLC (0.83%), Strs Ohio (0.44%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.36%) and Triodos Investment Management BV (0.31%). 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 Generation Investment Management LLP, Scout Investments Inc., Carillon Tower Advisers Inc., Dupont Capital Management Corp, State Street Corp, First Trust Advisors LP, Teacher Retirement System of Texas and SG Americas Securities LLC. 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC, Squarepoint Ops LLC, Systematic Financial Management LP, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Winmill & CO. Inc., California Public Employees Retirement System, Chicago Equity Partners LLC and Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V.. 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 $133.80.

How big of a company is Acuity Brands?

Acuity Brands has a market capitalization of $5.30 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 N.E. 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:  596 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  542 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,138
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 12/8/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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