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

$126.05
-1.05 (-0.83 %)
(As of 11/13/2019 02:34 AM ET)
Today's Range
$125.94
Now: $126.05
$128.73
50-Day Range
$111.93
MA: $125.80
$137.90
52-Week Range
$103.48
Now: $126.05
$147.44
Volume520,500 shs
Average Volume397,907 shs
Market Capitalization$5.00 billion
P/E Ratio14.01
Dividend Yield0.41%
Beta1.52
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$11.02 per share
Book Value$48.09 per share

Profitability

Net Income$330.40 million

Miscellaneous

Employees12,000
Market Cap$5.00 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, September 27th. Shareholders 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.41%. 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 announced that its board has authorized a share buyback plan on Wednesday, April 4th 2018, which permits the company to buyback 6,000,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are generally an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Acuity Brands' earnings last quarter?

Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October, 2nd. The electronics maker reported $2.75 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.63 by $0.12. The electronics maker had revenue of $938.10 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.03 billion. Acuity Brands had a net margin of 9.00% and a return on equity of 19.50%. The firm's revenue was down 11.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $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 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for Acuity Brands' stock. Their forecasts range from $95.00 to $160.00. On average, they expect Acuity Brands' share price to reach $133.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 6.1% 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 stories about AYI stock have been trending very negative on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Acuity Brands earned a daily sentiment score of -3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the electronics maker a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Acuity Brands.

Are investors shorting Acuity Brands?

Acuity Brands saw a decline in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 2,040,000 shares, a decline of 6.0% from the August 30th total of 2,170,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 390,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 5.2 days. Currently, 5.2% of the company's stock 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), Broadcom (AVGO), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Align Technology (ALGN), Amgen (AMGN), Celgene (CELG) and Skyworks Solutions (SWKS).

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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Riverbridge Partners LLC (0.83%), Strs Ohio (0.44%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.36%), Triodos Investment Management BV (0.31%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.29%) and Rhumbline Advisers (0.26%). 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 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., Carillon Tower Advisers Inc., Dupont Capital Management Corp, First Trust Advisors LP, Teacher Retirement System of Texas, SG Americas Securities LLC, First Quadrant L P CA and Janney Montgomery Scott 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 institutional investors are buying Acuity Brands stock?

AYI stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Monarch Partners Asset Management 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, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. and State of Tennessee Treasury Department. 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 $126.05.

How big of a company is Acuity Brands?

Acuity Brands has a market capitalization of $5.00 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:  591 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  536 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,127
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 11/13/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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