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

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$137.36 +2.57 (+1.91 %)
(As of 05/21/2019 03:38 PM ET)
Previous Close$134.79
Today's Range$136.43 - $138.47
52-Week Range$103.48 - $173.01
Volume5,114 shs
Average Volume394,767 shs
Market Capitalization$5.48 billion
P/E Ratio16.70
Dividend Yield0.39%
Beta1.62
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. It also provides light emitting diode drivers, power supplies, modular wiring, sensors, glass, and inverters, as well as services across applications that primarily relate to monitoring and controlling lighting systems through network technologies and the commissioning of control systems. The company markets its products under the Lithonia Lighting, Holophane, Peerless, Gotham, Mark Architectural Lighting, Winona Lighting, Juno, Indy, Aculux, Healthcare Lighting, Hydrel, American Electric Lighting, Antique Street Lamps, Sunoptics, eldoLED, Distech Controls, nLight, ROAM, Sensor Switch, Power Sentry, IOTA, and Atrius brands. It serves electrical distributors, retail home improvement centers, electric utilities, national accounts, system integrators, utility distributors, value-added resellers, digital retailers, government entities and municipalities, lighting showrooms, developers, original equipment manufacturers, and energy service companies, as well as the new construction, renovation, and maintenance and repair markets. The company sells its products through independent sales agents, electrical distributors, system integrators, and sales representatives, as well as through a network of distribution centers, regional warehouses, and commercial warehouses. Acuity Brands, Inc. was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

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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$3.68 billion
Cash Flow$10.5743 per share
Book Value$42.73 per share

Profitability

Net Income$349.60 million

Miscellaneous

Employees13,000
Market Cap$5.48 billion
Next Earnings Date7/2/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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, March 29th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, April 17th will be given a dividend of $0.13 per share on Wednesday, May 1st. This represents a $0.52 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.38%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, April 16th. View Acuity Brands' Dividend History.

How will Acuity Brands' stock buyback program work?

Acuity Brands declared that its Board of Directors has approved a share repurchase program on Wednesday, April 4th 2018, which allows the company to buyback 6,000,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are generally an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Acuity Brands' earnings last quarter?

Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, April, 3rd. The electronics maker reported $1.99 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.78 by $0.21. The electronics maker had revenue of $854.40 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $877.82 million. Acuity Brands had a net margin of 8.63% and a return on equity of 20.46%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 2.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company posted $1.89 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 Tuesday, July 2nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Acuity Brands.

What price target have analysts set for AYI?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Acuity Brands' stock. Their forecasts range from $90.00 to $184.00. On average, they anticipate Acuity Brands' share price to reach $150.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 9.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Acuity Brands.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Acuity Brands?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Acuity Brands in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Acuity Brands.

Has Acuity Brands been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about AYI stock has trended somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Acuity Brands earned a news sentiment score of 1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the electronics maker a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.

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), The Coca-Cola (KO), Broadcom (AVGO), Celgene (CELG), Skyworks Solutions (SWKS), Alibaba Group (BABA), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Align Technology (ALGN) and Boeing (BA).

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 investors include BlackRock Inc. (10.58%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (3.67%), FMR LLC (3.50%), FIL Ltd (1.57%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.55%) and Seizert Capital Partners LLC (1.38%). Company insiders that own Acuity Brands stock include George Douglas Dillard Jr, Mark A Black, Peter C Browning 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 FMR LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., Vulcan Value Partners LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., Trillium Asset Management LLC and LSV Asset Management. 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 Renaissance Technologies LLC, BlackRock Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Northern Trust Corp, Strs Ohio, Andra AP fonden, Riverbridge Partners LLC and Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc.. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Acuity Brands' stock price today?

One share of AYI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $137.36.

How big of a company is Acuity Brands?

Acuity Brands has a market capitalization of $5.48 billion and generates $3.68 billion in revenue each year. The electronics maker earns $349.60 million in net income (profit) each year or $8.22 on an earnings per share basis. Acuity Brands employs 13,000 workers across the globe.

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:  556 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  510 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,066
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This page was last updated on 5/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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