NYSE:AYI - Acuity Brands Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$133.64 +1.79 (+1.36 %)
(As of 07/19/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$131.85
Today's Range$131.81 - $134.48
52-Week Range$109.98 - $208.82
Volume627,200 shs
Average Volume911,664 shs
Market Capitalization$5.26 billion
P/E Ratio16.59
Dividend Yield0.40%
Beta1.35
Acuity Brands logoAcuity 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 controls products and solutions, such as recessed, surface, and suspended lighting; down, decorative, emergency and exit, track, day, special-use, street and roadway, parking garage, landscape, and underwater lighting; area pedestrian, flood, and decorative site lighting; occupancy sensors; photo controls; relay panels; architectural dimming panels; and integrated lighting controls systems. It also provides modular wiring products, light emitting diode drivers, glass products, and inverters; and 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, Carandini, Antique Street Lamps, Sunoptics, RELOC Wiring Solutions, eldoLED, Distech Controls, Acuity Controls, and Atrius brand names. It serves electrical distributors, retail home improvement centers, electric utilities, lighting showrooms, national accounts, government entities and municipalities, original equipment manufacturers, value-added resellers, utility distributors, system integrators, developers, and energy service companies, as well as 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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Electric lighting & wiring equipment
Sub-IndustryElectrical Components & Equipment
SectorConstruction
SymbolNYSE:AYI
CUSIP00508Y10
Phone404-853-1400

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.22
Current Ratio1.65
Quick Ratio1.04

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio16.59
Forward P/E Ratio16.18
P/E Growth1.67

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.51 billion
Price / Sales1.53
Cash Flow$10.1627 per share
Price / Cash13.15
Book Value$39.83 per share
Price / Book3.36

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$7.96
Net Income$321.70 million
Net Margins9.28%
Return on Equity20.49%
Return on Assets11.81%

Miscellaneous

Employees12,500
Outstanding Shares40,180,000
Market Cap$5,260.10

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 Monday, July 2nd. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, July 18th will be given a dividend of $0.13 per share on Wednesday, August 1st. This represents a $0.52 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.39%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, July 17th. View Acuity Brands' Dividend History.

How will Acuity Brands' stock buyback program work?

Acuity Brands declared that its board has authorized a share buyback plan 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 reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are often an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Acuity Brands' earnings last quarter?

Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, July, 3rd. The electronics maker reported $2.37 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $2.17 by $0.20. The electronics maker had revenue of $944.10 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $900.46 million. Acuity Brands had a return on equity of 20.49% and a net margin of 9.28%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 5.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $2.15 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, 3rd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Acuity Brands.

What price target have analysts set for AYI?

11 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for Acuity Brands' shares. Their forecasts range from $105.00 to $200.00. On average, they expect Acuity Brands' stock price to reach $157.8750 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 18.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Acuity Brands.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Acuity Brands?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Acuity Brands in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 7 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."

Who are some of Acuity Brands' key competitors?

Who are Acuity Brands' key executives?

Acuity Brands' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Vernon J. Nagel, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 61)
  • Mr. Richard K. Reece, CFO & Exec. VP (Age 62)
  • Mr. C. Dan Smith Jr., Sr. VP, Treasurer & Sec. (Age 53)
  • Mr. Barry R. Goldman, Sr. VP & Gen. Counsel of Acuity Brands Lighting
  • Mr. Laurent J. Vernerey, Exec. VP (Age 58)

Has Acuity Brands been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about AYI stock have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Acuity Brands earned a media sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media stories about the electronics maker an impact score of 45.92 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are Acuity Brands' major shareholders?

Acuity Brands' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Riverbridge Partners LLC (0.72%), Alecta Pensionsforsakring Omsesidigt (0.47%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.29%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.13%), DnB Asset Management AS (0.08%) and West Coast Financial LLC (0.07%). Company insiders that own Acuity Brands stock include George Douglas Dillard Jr, Mark A Black, Peter C Browning, 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 NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., Davis R M Inc., Riverbridge Partners LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC and World Asset Management Inc. 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 Alecta Pensionsforsakring Omsesidigt, Retirement Systems of Alabama, DnB Asset Management AS, West Coast Financial LLC, Kempner Capital Management Inc., Empowered Funds LLC, Midas Management Corp and Bank of Montreal Can. 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 $133.64.

How big of a company is Acuity Brands?

Acuity Brands has a market capitalization of $5.26 billion and generates $3.51 billion in revenue each year. The electronics maker earns $321.70 million in net income (profit) each year or $7.96 on an earnings per share basis. Acuity Brands employs 12,500 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 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:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  483 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  418 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  901
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This page was last updated on 7/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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