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Acuity Brands Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:AYI)

$123.02
-0.11 (-0.09 %)
(As of 10/18/2019 02:52 AM ET)
Today's Range
$121.90
Now: $123.02
$125.17
50-Day Range
$111.93
MA: $127.76
$139.16
52-Week Range
$103.48
Now: $123.02
$147.44
Volume170,589 shs
Average Volume403,581 shs
Market Capitalization$4.91 billion
P/E Ratio13.67
Dividend Yield0.42%
Beta1.57
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. Read More…

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$11.29 per share
Book Value$48.09 per share

Profitability

Net Income$330.40 million

Miscellaneous

Employees13,000
Market Cap$4.91 billion
Next Earnings Date1/8/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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, September 27th. Shareholders of record on Friday, October 18th will be paid a dividend of $0.13 per share on Friday, November 1st. This represents a $0.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.42%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 17th. View Acuity Brands' Dividend History.

How will Acuity Brands' stock buyback program work?

Acuity Brands declared that its board has initiated a stock buyback program on Wednesday, April 4th 2018, which permits the company to buyback 6,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are generally an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Acuity Brands' earnings last quarter?

Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, October, 2nd. The electronics maker reported $2.75 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.63 by $0.12. The electronics maker earned $938.10 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.03 billion. Acuity Brands had a net margin of 9.00% and a return on equity of 19.50%. Acuity Brands's revenue for the quarter was down 11.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $2.68 earnings per share. 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, January 8th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Acuity Brands.

What price target have analysts set for AYI?

9 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for Acuity Brands' shares. Their predictions range from $95.00 to $184.00. On average, they anticipate Acuity Brands' stock price to reach $136.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 11.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Acuity Brands.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Acuity Brands?

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

Has Acuity Brands been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about AYI stock have trended somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Acuity Brands earned a media sentiment score of -1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the electronics maker a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Acuity Brands.

Are investors shorting Acuity Brands?

Acuity Brands saw a drop in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 2,040,000 shares, a drop of 6.0% from the August 30th total of 2,170,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 390,500 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 5.2 days. Approximately 5.2% of the shares of the company 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), Netflix (NFLX), Alibaba Group (BABA), The Coca-Cola (KO), Broadcom (AVGO), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Align Technology (ALGN), Celgene (CELG), Skyworks Solutions (SWKS) and Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG).

Who are Acuity Brands' key executives?

Acuity Brands' management team includes the folowing 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

Who are Acuity Brands' major shareholders?

Acuity Brands' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Riverbridge Partners LLC (0.83%), Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (0.18%), West Coast Financial LLC (0.13%), Scout Investments Inc. (0.11%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.08%) and Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI (0.07%). Company insiders that own Acuity Brands stock include George Douglas Dillard Jr, Mark A Black, 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 Scout Investments Inc., Pacer Advisors Inc., First Personal Financial Services, Delphi Management Inc. MA, West Coast Financial LLC, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. and NEXT Financial Group Inc. View Insider Buying and Selling for Acuity Brands.

Which major investors are buying Acuity Brands stock?

AYI stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Winmill & CO. Inc., Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Riverbridge Partners LLC, Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI and CIBC Private Wealth Group 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Acuity Brands' stock price today?

One share of AYI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $123.02.

How big of a company is Acuity Brands?

Acuity Brands has a market capitalization of $4.91 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 13,000 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:  585 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  532 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,117
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 10/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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