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

$115.85
-0.30 (-0.26 %)
(As of 02/20/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$115.54
Now: $115.85
$117.06
50-Day Range
$116.15
MA: $123.27
$143.18
52-Week Range
$105.95
Now: $115.85
$147.44
Volume311,672 shs
Average Volume478,023 shs
Market Capitalization$4.59 billion
P/E Ratio14.95
Dividend Yield0.45%
Beta1.64
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$11.13 per share
Book Value$48.09 per share

Profitability

Net Income$330.40 million

Miscellaneous

Employees12,000
Market Cap$4.59 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 0.45%. 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 declared that its board has initiated a stock buyback program on Wednesday, April 4th 2018, which allows the company to buyback 6,000,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are usually an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Acuity Brands' earnings last quarter?

Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) issued its earnings results on Thursday, January, 9th. The electronics maker reported $2.13 earnings per share 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 company's quarterly revenue was down 10.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company posted $2.32 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, April 1st 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Acuity Brands.

What price target have analysts set for AYI?

9 analysts have issued 1 year 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 18.3% 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 stories about AYI stock have been trending positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Acuity Brands earned a media sentiment score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the electronics maker a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Acuity Brands.

Are investors shorting Acuity Brands?

Acuity Brands saw a drop in short interest during the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,590,000 shares, a drop of 34.3% from the January 15th total of 2,420,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 410,200 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.9 days. Currently, 4.1% of the company's 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), Netflix (NFLX), Alibaba Group (BABA), The Coca-Cola (KO), IBM (IBM), Amgen (AMGN), Broadcom (AVGO), 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 a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders 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 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, FMR LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, Prudential Financial Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Man Group plc and Goldman Sachs Group Inc.. 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 $115.85.

How big of a company is Acuity Brands?

Acuity Brands has a market capitalization of $4.59 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:  619 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  563 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,182
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 2/20/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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