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

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$119.87 -3.24 (-2.63 %)
(As of 06/19/2018 12:26 PM ET)
Previous Close$121.71
Today's Range$119.35 - $121.84
52-Week Range$109.98 - $208.82
Volume10,247 shs
Average Volume1.06 million shs
Market Capitalization$5.15 billion
P/E Ratio15.19
Dividend Yield0.43%
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

Industry Electric lighting & wiring equipment
Sub-IndustryElectrical Components & Equipment


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.22
Current Ratio2.15
Quick Ratio1.51


Trailing P/E Ratio15.19
Forward P/E Ratio15.00
P/E Growth1.61

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.51 billion
Price / Sales1.44
Cash Flow$9.7614 per share
Price / Cash12.28
Book Value$39.57 per share
Price / Book3.03


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$7.96
Net Income$321.70 million
Net Margins9.68%
Return on Equity20.56%
Return on Assets11.89%


Outstanding Shares42,160,000

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, March 30th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, April 17th will be given a dividend of $0.13 per share on Tuesday, May 1st. This represents a $0.52 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.43%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, April 16th. View Acuity Brands' Dividend History.

How will Acuity Brands' stock buyback program work?

Acuity Brands announced that its board has authorized a stock 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 reacquire 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 quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April, 4th. The electronics maker reported $1.89 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.95 by $0.06. The electronics maker had revenue of $832.10 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $799.33 million. Acuity Brands had a return on equity of 20.56% and a net margin of 9.68%. Acuity Brands's revenue was up 3.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $1.77 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 Tuesday, July, 3rd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Acuity Brands.

What price target have analysts set for AYI?

13 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for Acuity Brands' shares. Their forecasts range from $105.00 to $245.00. On average, they expect Acuity Brands' share price to reach $177.8182 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Acuity Brands.

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?

Media stories about AYI stock have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Acuity Brands earned a news sentiment score of 0.06 on Accern's scale. They also gave media coverage about the electronics maker an impact score of 47.61 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are Acuity Brands' major shareholders?

Acuity Brands' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (6.73%), Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C (4.19%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (3.33%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (2.52%), American Century Companies Inc. (2.09%) and New York State Common Retirement Fund (1.14%). Company insiders that own Acuity Brands stock include George Douglas Dillard Jr, Mark A Black, Peter C Browning, Ray M Robinson, Richard K Reece, Vernon J Nagel 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 Millennium Management LLC, Bamco Inc. NY, Villere ST Denis J & Co. LLC, Blair William & Co. IL, Franklin Resources Inc., Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS and United Capital Financial Advisers LLC. Company insiders that have sold Acuity Brands company stock in the last year include Mark A Black and Peter C Browning. View Insider Buying and Selling for Acuity Brands.

Which institutional investors are buying Acuity Brands stock?

AYI stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wells Fargo & Company MN, Eaton Vance Management, FIL Ltd, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Scopia Capital Management LP, Schroder Investment Management Group, Neuberger Berman Group LLC and Nuveen Asset Management LLC. 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 $119.87.

How big of a company is Acuity Brands?

Acuity Brands has a market capitalization of $5.15 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 N.E. 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 (AYI)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  458 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  389 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  847
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Acuity Brands and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AYI will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AYI will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 6/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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