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NYSE:AYI

Acuity Brands - AYI Stock Forecast, Price & News

$157.47
+3.28 (+2.13%)
(As of 09/30/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$153.02
$160.28
50-Day Range
$153.51
$186.80
52-Week Range
$142.71
$224.59
Volume
429,460 shs
Average Volume
289,264 shs
Market Capitalization
$5.15 billion
P/E Ratio
15.17
Dividend Yield
0.34%
Price Target
$210.57

Acuity Brands MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.71 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
33.7% Upside
$210.57 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
5.48% 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 10 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$838,540 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
0.17%
From $11.47 to $11.49 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

2.28 out of 5 stars

Construction Sector

57th out of 106 stocks

Electric Lighting & Wiring Equipment Industry

4th out of 6 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, and RELOC Wiring Solutions brands. This segment serves electrical distributors, retail home improvement centers, electric utilities, national accounts, digital retailers, lighting showrooms, and energy service companies. The ISG segment offers building management systems and location-aware applications under the Distech Controls, Atrius, and Rockpile Ventures 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 Company Calendar

Last Earnings
1/07/2022
Ex-Dividend for 8/1 Dividend
7/14/2022
Dividend Payable
8/01/2022
Today
9/30/2022
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
10/04/2022
Ex-Dividend for 11/1 Dividend
10/14/2022
Dividend Payable
11/01/2022
Fiscal Year End
8/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Electric lighting & wiring equipment
Sub-Industry
Electrical Components & Equipment
CUSIP
00508Y10
Employees
13,000
Year Founded
2001

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$210.57
High Stock Price Forecast
$244.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$181.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+33.7%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.71
Research Coverage
7 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$306.30 million
Pretax Margin
12.10%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$3.46 billion
Cash Flow
$12.49 per share
Book Value
$57.26 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
32,320,000
Market Cap
$5.15 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.59

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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?

7 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Acuity Brands in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" AYI shares.
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What is Acuity Brands' stock price forecast for 2022?

7 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Acuity Brands' shares. Their AYI share price forecasts range from $181.00 to $244.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $210.57 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 31.6% 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 shares have decreased by 24.4% and is now trading at $159.96.
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When is Acuity Brands' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October 4th 2022.
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How can I listen to Acuity Brands' earnings call?

Acuity Brands will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, October 4th at 8:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Acuity Brands' earnings last quarter?

Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, January, 7th. The electronics maker reported $2.85 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.41 by $0.44. The electronics maker earned $926.10 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $879.24 million. Acuity Brands had a net margin of 9.43% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 19.77%. Acuity Brands's revenue was up 18.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $1.87 earnings per share.

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

Acuity Brands declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, June 29th. Stockholders of record on Friday, July 15th will be given a dividend of $0.13 per share on Monday, August 1st. This represents a $0.52 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.33%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 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 0.33%. The dividend payout ratio is 5.01%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, AYI will have a dividend payout ratio of 4.53% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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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."

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 $159.96.

How much money does Acuity Brands make?

Acuity Brands (NYSE:AYI) has a market capitalization of $5.23 billion and generates $3.46 billion in revenue each year. The electronics maker earns $306.30 million in net income (profit) each year or $10.38 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Acuity Brands have?

The company employs 13,000 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 9/30/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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