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NYSE:AYI

Acuity Brands - AYI Stock Forecast, Price & News

$178.82
-3.23 (-1.77%)
(As of 12/8/2022 04:29 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$178.24
$184.27
50-Day Range
$154.19
$196.61
52-Week Range
$142.71
$220.97
Volume
189,539 shs
Average Volume
282,807 shs
Market Capitalization
$5.75 billion
P/E Ratio
16.05
Dividend Yield
0.29%
Price Target
$205.43

Acuity Brands MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.75 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
14.6% Upside
$205.43 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
4.42% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-2.05
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.41mentions of Acuity Brands in the last 14 days
Based on 7 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
0.88%
From $12.47 to $12.58 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

2.05 out of 5 stars

Construction Sector

65th out of 105 stocks

Electric Lighting & Wiring Equipment Industry

4th out of 5 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 Stock News Headlines

Acuity Brands Addresses Data Security Incident
Acuity Brands (NYSE:AYI) Downgraded to Buy at StockNews.com
Acuity Brands Announces 2022 EarthLIGHT Report
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AYI Company Calendar

Last Earnings
10/04/2022
Ex-Dividend for 11/1 Dividend
10/14/2022
Dividend Payable
11/01/2022
Today
12/08/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
1/06/2023
Fiscal Year End
8/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Electric lighting & wiring equipment
Sub-Industry
Electrical Components & Equipment
CUSIP
00508Y10
Employees
13,200
Year Founded
2001

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$205.43
High Stock Price Forecast
$213.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$188.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+14.9%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.75
Research Coverage
8 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$384 million
Pretax Margin
12.33%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$4.01 billion
Cash Flow
$15.50 per share
Book Value
$58.44 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
31,772,000
Market Cap
$5.75 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.53

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Neil M. Ashe (Age 54)
    Chairman, Pres & CEO
    Comp: $2.68M
  • Ms. Karen J. HolcomMs. Karen J. Holcom (Age 53)
    Sr. VP & CFO
    Comp: $1.22M
  • Mr. Barry R. GoldmanMr. Barry R. Goldman (Age 55)
    Sr. VP & Gen. Counsel
    Comp: $893.71k
  • Ms. Dianne S. Mills (Age 61)
    Sr. VP & Chief HR Officer
    Comp: $926.69k
  • Mr. Tyler H. Moon
    Sr. VP & COO
  • Ms. Charlotte McLaughlin
    VP of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Candace Steele Flippin
    Sr. VP & Chief Communications Officer
  • Mr. Pete Shannin
    VP of Corp. Devel.
  • Mr. Philippe Brzusczak
    Sr. VP of Corp. Devel. & Strategy
  • Mr. C. Dan Smith Jr. (Age 57)
    Sr. VP & Treasurer













AYI Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Acuity Brands stock right now?

8 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Acuity Brands in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" AYI shares.
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What is Acuity Brands' stock price forecast for 2023?

8 Wall Street research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Acuity Brands' shares. Their AYI share price forecasts range from $188.00 to $213.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $205.43 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 12.8% from the stock's current price.
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How have AYI shares performed in 2022?

Acuity Brands' stock was trading at $211.72 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, AYI stock has decreased by 14.0% and is now trading at $182.05.
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Are investors shorting Acuity Brands?

Acuity Brands saw a increase in short interest in the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,410,000 shares, an increase of 6.8% from the October 31st total of 1,320,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 285,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.9 days. Approximately 4.4% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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When is Acuity Brands' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, January 6th 2023.
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How were Acuity Brands' earnings last quarter?

Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October, 4th. The electronics maker reported $3.95 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $3.61 by $0.34. The electronics maker earned $1.11 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.08 billion. Acuity Brands had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 20.76% and a net margin of 9.59%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 11.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $3.05 EPS.

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

Acuity Brands declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, September 29th. Investors of record on Monday, October 17th will be given a dividend of $0.13 per share on Tuesday, November 1st. This represents a $0.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.29%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, October 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 0.29%. The dividend payout ratio is 4.67%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, AYI will have a dividend payout ratio of 4.13% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Acuity Brands issued on next quarter's earnings?

Acuity Brands updated its FY 2023 earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 27th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $13.00-$14.50 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of $13.11. The company issued revenue guidance of $4.10 billion-$4.30 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $4.08 billion.

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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.94%), BlackRock Inc. (8.97%), State Street Corp (2.86%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.88%), LSV Asset Management (1.84%) and Cooke & Bieler LP (1.70%). 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 $182.05.

How much money does Acuity Brands make?

Acuity Brands (NYSE:AYI) has a market capitalization of $5.85 billion and generates $4.01 billion in revenue each year. The electronics maker earns $384 million in net income (profit) each year or $11.14 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 12/8/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff