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NYSE:AYI

Acuity Brands Stock Forecast, Price & News

$122.26
+3.71 (+3.13 %)
(As of 01/21/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$118.40
Now: $122.26
$122.97
50-Day Range
$112.41
MA: $118.26
$128.30
52-Week Range
$67.46
Now: $122.26
$129.07
Volume681,788 shs
Average Volume623,163 shs
Market Capitalization$4.40 billion
P/E Ratio19.10
Dividend Yield0.44%
Beta1.52
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, tunnel, 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 building management systems, lighting, lighting controls, and location aware applications; and 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, Sunoptics, eldoLED, Distech Controls, nLight, ROAM, Sensor Switch, IOTA, A-light, Cyclone, Eureka, Luminaire LED, Luminis, Dark to Light, RELOC Wiring Solutions, DGLogik, 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. Acuity Brands, Inc. was incorporated in 2001 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.
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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.02 out of 5 stars

Construction Sector

19th out of 206 stocks

Electric Lighting & Wiring Equipment Industry

1st out of 13 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.1Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electric lighting & wiring equipment
Sub-IndustryElectrical Components & Equipment
CUSIP00508Y10
Phone404-853-1400
Employees11,500

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.33 billion
Cash Flow$10.41 per share
Book Value$53.67 per share

Profitability

Net Income$248.30 million

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$4.40 billion
Next Earnings Date4/1/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$122.26
+3.71 (+3.13 %)
(As of 01/21/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Acuity Brands (NYSE:AYI) Frequently Asked Questions

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

Acuity Brands' stock was trading at $97.43 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, AYI shares have increased by 25.5% and is now trading at $122.26.
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Is Acuity Brands a buy right now?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Acuity Brands in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 2 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" Acuity Brands stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in AYI, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Acuity Brands?

Wall Street analysts have given Acuity Brands a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Acuity Brands wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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What is Larry J. Merlo's approval rating as Acuity Brands' CEO?

6,978 employees have rated Acuity Brands CEO Larry J. Merlo on Glassdoor.com. Larry J. Merlo has an approval rating of 37% among Acuity Brands' employees. This puts Larry J. Merlo in the bottom 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

When is Acuity Brands' next earnings date?

Acuity Brands is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 1st 2021.
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How were Acuity Brands' earnings last quarter?

Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, January, 6th. The electronics maker reported $2.03 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.68 by $0.35. The electronics maker had revenue of $792 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $790.31 million. Acuity Brands had a return on equity of 14.50% and a net margin of 7.64%. The firm's revenue was down 5.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $2.13 EPS.
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How often does Acuity Brands pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Acuity Brands?

Acuity Brands declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, January 6th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, January 20th will be given a dividend of $0.13 per share on Monday, February 1st. This represents a $0.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.43%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, January 19th.
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Is Acuity Brands a good dividend stock?

Acuity Brands pays an annual dividend of $0.52 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.44%. Acuity Brands does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Acuity Brands is 6.92%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Acuity Brands will have a dividend payout ratio of 6.04% next year. This indicates that Acuity Brands will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for AYI?

9 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Acuity Brands' shares. Their forecasts range from $50.00 to $140.00. On average, they expect Acuity Brands' stock price to reach $102.78 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 15.9%.
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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), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), International Business Machines (IBM), Intel (INTC), The Coca-Cola (KO), Netflix (NFLX), AT&T (T), Broadcom (AVGO), Alibaba Group (BABA) and Micron Technology (MU).

Who are Acuity Brands' key executives?

Acuity Brands' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Vernon J. Nagel, Exec. Chairman (Age 64, Pay $1.69M)
  • Mr. Laurent J. Vernerey, Strategic Bus. Devel. Exec. (Age 61, Pay $1.16M)
  • Mr. Richard K. Reece, Exec. VP & Pres of Acuity Brands Lighting (Age 65, Pay $1.18M)
  • Mr. Neil M. Ashe, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 53)
  • Ms. Karen J. Holcom, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 52)
  • Mr. Pete Shannin, VP of Investor Relations & Corp. Devel.
  • Ms. Candace Steele Flippin, Chief Communications Officer
  • Ms. Dianne B. Mills, Chief HR Officer
  • Mr. C. Dan Smith Jr., Sr. VP, Treasurer & Sec. (Age 56)
  • 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 shareholders include Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.38%), Pacer Advisors Inc. (0.03%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.02%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%), Campbell Capital Management Inc. (0.01%) and Unison Advisors LLC (0.01%). Company insiders that own Acuity Brands stock include Mary A Winston, Ray M Robinson and Robert F Mccullough.
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Which major investors are selling Acuity Brands stock?

AYI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pacer Advisors Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, and Crossmark Global Holdings Inc..
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Which major investors are buying Acuity Brands stock?

AYI stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Campbell Capital Management Inc., Unison Advisors LLC, First Citizens Bank & Trust Co., and Boston Trust Walden Corp.
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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 WeBull, 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 $122.26.

How big of a company is Acuity Brands?

Acuity Brands has a market capitalization of $4.40 billion and generates $3.33 billion in revenue each year. The electronics maker earns $248.30 million in net income (profit) each year or $7.51 on an earnings per share basis. Acuity Brands employs 11,500 workers across the globe.

What is Acuity Brands' official website?

The official website for Acuity Brands is 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]

This page was last updated on 1/22/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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