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

$82.82
-2.82 (-3.29 %)
(As of 03/27/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$80.86
Now: $82.82
$85.88
50-Day Range
$71.08
MA: $102.27
$120.56
52-Week Range
$67.46
Now: $82.82
$147.44
Volume598,337 shs
Average Volume508,626 shs
Market Capitalization$3.28 billion
P/E Ratio10.69
Dividend Yield0.61%
Beta1.62
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. It also provides light emitting diode drivers, power supplies, modular wiring, sensors, glass, and inverters, as well as 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, Antique Street Lamps, Sunoptics, eldoLED, Distech Controls, nLight, ROAM, Sensor Switch, Power Sentry, IOTA, and Atrius brands. It serves electrical distributors, retail home improvement centers, electric utilities, national accounts, system integrators, utility distributors, value-added resellers, digital retailers, government entities and municipalities, lighting showrooms, developers, original equipment manufacturers, and energy service companies, as well as the 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
SectorConstruction
CUSIP00508Y10
Phone404-853-1400

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.67 billion
Cash Flow$11.42 per share
Book Value$48.09 per share

Profitability

Net Income$330.40 million

Miscellaneous

Employees12,000
Market Cap$3.28 billion
Next Earnings Date4/2/2020 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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Acuity Brands (NYSE:AYI) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Acuity Brands' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Acuity Brands' stock was trading at $97.43 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, AYI shares have decreased by 15.0% and is now trading at $82.82. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Acuity Brands?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Acuity Brands in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Acuity Brands.

When is Acuity Brands' next earnings date?

Acuity Brands is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 2nd 2020. View our earnings forecast for Acuity Brands.

How can I listen to Acuity Brands' earnings call?

Acuity Brands will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, April 2nd at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Acuity Brands' earnings last quarter?

Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) released its earnings results on Thursday, January, 9th. The electronics maker reported $2.13 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $2.21 by $0.08. The electronics maker had revenue of $834.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $874.72 million. Acuity Brands had a return on equity of 18.07% and a net margin of 8.61%. The business's revenue was down 10.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $2.32 earnings per share. View Acuity Brands' earnings history.

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

Acuity Brands announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 9th. Stockholders of record on Monday, January 20th will be given a dividend of $0.13 per share on Monday, February 3rd. This represents a $0.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.63%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 16th. View Acuity Brands' dividend history.

How will Acuity Brands' stock buyback program work?

Acuity Brands announced that its board has approved a share repurchase program on Wednesday, April 4th 2018, which permits the company to repurchase 6,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are usually a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for AYI?

8 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Acuity Brands' stock. Their forecasts range from $50.00 to $160.00. On average, they anticipate Acuity Brands' share price to reach $132.29 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 59.7% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Acuity Brands.

Has Acuity Brands been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about AYI stock have been trending extremely positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Acuity Brands earned a daily sentiment score of 5.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the electronics maker a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View the latest news aboutAcuity Brands.

Are investors shorting Acuity Brands?

Acuity Brands saw a increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 1,420,900 shares, an increase of 22.5% from the February 27th total of 1,160,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 435,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.3 days. Approximately 3.6% of the shares of the stock are short sold. 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), Alibaba Group (BABA), Netflix (NFLX), IBM (IBM), The Coca-Cola (KO), Amgen (AMGN), Broadcom (AVGO), Boeing (BA), Align Technology (ALGN) and Skyworks Solutions (SWKS).

Who are Acuity Brands' key executives?

Acuity Brands' management team includes the following 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

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 variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include FMR LLC (3.66%), State Street Corp (3.46%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.58%), AQR Capital Management LLC (2.46%), FIL Ltd (1.39%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.29%). Company insiders that own Acuity Brands stock include George Douglas Dillard Jr, Ray M Robinson, Robert F Mccullough 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 MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc., New York State Common Retirement Fund, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, and Sei Investments Co.. Company insiders that have sold Acuity Brands company stock in the last year include Ray M Robinson, and Robert F Mccullough. View insider buying and selling activity 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 AQR Capital Management LLC, Norges Bank, FMR LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, Prudential Financial Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, and Man Group plc. 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 activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Acuity Brands' stock price today?

One share of AYI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $82.82.

How big of a company is Acuity Brands?

Acuity Brands has a market capitalization of $3.28 billion and generates $3.67 billion in revenue each year. The electronics maker earns $330.40 million in net income (profit) each year or $9.00 on an earnings per share basis. Acuity Brands employs 12,000 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:  629 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  575 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,204
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 3/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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