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

$120.95
+0.37 (+0.31 %)
(As of 01/29/2020 09:27 AM ET)
Today's Range
$120.00
Now: $120.95
$121.56
50-Day Range
$118.66
MA: $130.72
$143.18
52-Week Range
$105.95
Now: $120.95
$147.44
Volume241,005 shs
Average Volume575,052 shs
Market Capitalization$4.79 billion
P/E Ratio15.61
Dividend Yield0.43%
Beta1.54
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$11.15 per share
Book Value$48.09 per share

Profitability

Net Income$330.40 million

Miscellaneous

Employees12,000
Market Cap$4.79 billion
Next Earnings Date4/1/2020 (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 Thursday, January 9th. Shareholders of record on Monday, January 20th will be paid 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 0.43%. 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 of Directors has approved a share buyback program on Wednesday, April 4th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase 6,000,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are typically an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Acuity Brands' earnings last quarter?

Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) announced 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 earned $834.70 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $874.72 million. Acuity Brands had a net margin of 8.61% and a return on equity of 18.07%. Acuity Brands's revenue for the quarter was down 10.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $2.32 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 Wednesday, April 1st 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Acuity Brands.

What price target have analysts set for AYI?

9 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Acuity Brands' stock. Their forecasts range from $100.00 to $160.00. On average, they anticipate Acuity Brands' stock price to reach $137.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 13.3% 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 coverage about AYI stock has been trending negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Acuity Brands earned a media sentiment score of -2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the electronics maker a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Acuity Brands.

Are investors shorting Acuity Brands?

Acuity Brands saw a increase in short interest during the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totalling 2,420,000 shares, an increase of 9.5% from the December 31st total of 2,210,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 391,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 6.2 days. Currently, 6.2% of the company's shares 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), IBM (IBM), Broadcom (AVGO), Skyworks Solutions (SWKS), Boeing (BA), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) and Align Technology (ALGN).

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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Riverbridge Partners LLC (0.82%), Strs Ohio (0.45%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.24%), Tocqueville Asset Management L.P. (0.18%), Lathrop Investment Management Corp (0.17%) and New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.15%). 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 Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI, California Public Employees Retirement System, Tocqueville Asset Management L.P., SG Americas Securities LLC, Scout Investments Inc., Dupont Capital Management Corp, Riverbridge Partners LLC and Lathrop Investment Management Corp. 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 for Acuity Brands.

Which major investors are buying Acuity Brands stock?

AYI stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Empowered Funds LLC, DNB Asset Management AS, Kempner Capital Management Inc., New England Research & Management Inc., Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank, Strs Ohio, New York State Teachers Retirement System and State of Michigan Retirement System. 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 $120.95.

How big of a company is Acuity Brands?

Acuity Brands has a market capitalization of $4.79 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:  612 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  555 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,167
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 1/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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