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

$123.99
+2.34 (+1.92 %)
(As of 08/16/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$120.31
Now: $123.99
$125.45
50-Day Range
$121.09
MA: $131.67
$139.79
52-Week Range
$103.48
Now: $123.99
$173.01
Volume236,500 shs
Average Volume275,034 shs
Market Capitalization$4.95 billion
P/E Ratio15.08
Dividend Yield0.42%
Beta1.6
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$3.68 billion
Cash Flow$10.4281 per share
Book Value$42.73 per share

Profitability

Net Income$349.60 million

Miscellaneous

Employees13,000
Market Cap$4.95 billion
Next Earnings Date10/2/2019 (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, June 28th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, July 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.13 per share on Thursday, August 1st. This represents a $0.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.42%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, July 16th. View Acuity Brands' Dividend History.

How will Acuity Brands' stock buyback program work?

Acuity Brands declared that its board has initiated a stock repurchase plan on Wednesday, April 4th 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback 6,000,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans 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) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July, 2nd. The electronics maker reported $2.53 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.37 by $0.16. The electronics maker earned $947.60 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $969.48 million. Acuity Brands had a return on equity of 19.90% and a net margin of 9.02%. Acuity Brands's revenue for the quarter was up .4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $2.37 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, October 2nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Acuity Brands.

What price target have analysts set for AYI?

9 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for Acuity Brands' stock. Their predictions range from $95.00 to $184.00. On average, they anticipate Acuity Brands' stock price to reach $148.6667 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 19.9% 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, 1 hold rating and 7 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?

Press coverage about AYI stock has been trending negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog 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 daily sentiment score of -2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage 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 stock's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Acuity Brands.

Are investors shorting Acuity Brands?

Acuity Brands saw a increase in short interest during the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totalling 2,053,400 shares, an increase of 12.7% from the June 15th total of 1,821,600 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 387,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 5.3 days. Currently, 5.2% of the company's shares 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), The Coca-Cola (KO), Broadcom (AVGO), Celgene (CELG), Skyworks Solutions (SWKS), Alibaba Group (BABA), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), IBM (IBM) 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 shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (10.62%), Vanguard Group Inc. (9.18%), Generation Investment Management LLP (8.45%), Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C (3.84%), International Value Advisers LLC (3.76%) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (3.68%). 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 major investors are selling Acuity Brands stock?

AYI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Panagora Asset Management Inc., Point72 Asset Management L.P., International Value Advisers LLC, Great Lakes Advisors LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Seizert Capital Partners LLC, Scout Investments Inc. and Nuveen Asset Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Acuity Brands.

Which major investors are buying Acuity Brands stock?

AYI stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Investec Asset Management LTD, Renaissance Technologies LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US Inc., APG Asset Management N.V., Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., Riverbridge Partners LLC and Systematic Financial Management LP. 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 $123.99.

How big of a company is Acuity Brands?

Acuity Brands has a market capitalization of $4.95 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.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:  573 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  522 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,095
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This page was last updated on 8/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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