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NYSE:AYI

Acuity Brands - AYI Stock Forecast, Price & News

$191.62
-3.25 (-1.67%)
(As of 02/8/2023 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$191.59
$195.59
50-Day Range
$165.16
$194.87
52-Week Range
$142.71
$198.85
Volume
189,469 shs
Average Volume
285,418 shs
Market Capitalization
$6.14 billion
P/E Ratio
17.47
Dividend Yield
0.27%
Price Target
$200.00

Acuity Brands MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.71 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
4.4% Upside
$200.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
3.50% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-2.05
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.83mentions of Acuity Brands in the last 14 days
Based on 4 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$1.12 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
4.84%
From $12.40 to $13.00 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

1.85 out of 5 stars

Construction Sector

76th out of 106 stocks

Electric Lighting & Wiring Equipment Industry

4th out of 4 stocks

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About Acuity Brands (NYSE:AYI) Stock

Acuity Brands, Inc. operates as an industrial technology company, which engages in the provision of lighting and building management solutions and services. It operates through the Acuity Brands Lighting and Lighting Controls and Intelligent Spaces Group segments. The company was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

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AYI Company Calendar

Last Earnings
1/09/2023
Ex-Dividend for 2/14 Dividend
2/03/2023
Today
2/08/2023
Dividend Payable
2/14/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
4/04/2023
Fiscal Year End
8/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Electric lighting & wiring equipment
Sub-Industry
Electrical Components & Equipment
CUSIP
00508Y10
Employees
13,200
Year Founded
2001

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$200.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$211.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$180.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+4.4%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.71
Research Coverage
7 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$384 million
Pretax Margin
11.73%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$4.01 billion
Cash Flow
$15.60 per share
Book Value
$58.44 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
31,698,000
Market Cap
$6.14 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.61

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Key Executives

  • Neil M. Ashe
    Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
  • Tyler H. Moon
    Chief Operating Officer & Senior Vice President
  • Karen J. HolcomKaren J. Holcom
    Chief Financial Officer & Accounting Officer
  • C. Dan Smith
    Treasurer & Senior Vice President
  • Dianne S. Mills
    Chief Human Resources Officer & Senior VP













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 twelve months. 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 2023?

7 Wall Street research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Acuity Brands' shares. Their AYI share price forecasts range from $180.00 to $211.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $200.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 2.6% from the stock's current price.
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How have AYI shares performed in 2023?

Acuity Brands' stock was trading at $165.61 at the start of the year. Since then, AYI shares have increased by 17.7% and is now trading at $194.87.
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Are investors shorting Acuity Brands?

Acuity Brands saw a increase in short interest in January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,120,000 shares, an increase of 7.7% from the December 31st total of 1,040,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 246,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 4.5 days. Currently, 3.5% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
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When is Acuity Brands' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, April 4th 2023.
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How were Acuity Brands' earnings last quarter?

Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, January, 9th. The electronics maker reported $3.04 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $2.70 by $0.34. The electronics maker earned $997.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $984.46 million. Acuity Brands had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 21.40% and a net margin of 9.11%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 7.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $2.85 EPS.

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

Acuity Brands announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 26th. Shareholders of record on Monday, February 6th will be paid a dividend of $0.13 per share on Tuesday, February 14th. This represents a $0.52 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.27%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, February 3rd.
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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 0.27%. The dividend payout ratio is 4.74%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, AYI will have a dividend payout ratio of 4.00% 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."

Who are Acuity Brands' major shareholders?

Acuity Brands' stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Cooke & Bieler LP (1.68%), Seizert Capital Partners LLC (0.77%), Boston Trust Walden Corp (0.61%), Boston Partners (0.39%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.28%) and Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.26%). Insiders that own company stock include Barry R Goldman, Barry R Goldman, Karen J Holcom, Laura O'shaughnessy, Mary A Winston and Peter C Browning.
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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 $194.87.

How much money does Acuity Brands make?

Acuity Brands (NYSE:AYI) has a market capitalization of $6.25 billion and generates $4.01 billion in revenue each year. The electronics maker earns $384 million in net income (profit) each year or $10.97 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Acuity Brands have?

The company employs 13,200 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 2/8/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff