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NYSE:AYIAcuity Brands Stock Price, Forecast & News

+0.61 (+0.56 %)
(As of 08/14/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $109.04
50-Day Range
MA: $97.03
52-Week Range
Now: $109.04
Volume164,791 shs
Average Volume553,171 shs
Market Capitalization$4.32 billion
P/E Ratio15.99
Dividend Yield0.48%
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.1Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.45 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electric lighting & wiring equipment
Sub-IndustryElectrical Components & Equipment



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.67 billion
Cash Flow$11.39 per share
Book Value$48.09 per share


Net Income$330.40 million


Market Cap$4.32 billion
Next Earnings Date10/7/2020 (Estimated)
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Acuity Brands (NYSE:AYI) Frequently Asked Questions

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

Acuity Brands' stock was trading at $97.43 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, AYI stock has increased by 11.9% and is now trading at $109.04.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Acuity Brands?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Acuity Brands in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 3 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is Acuity Brands' next earnings date?

Acuity Brands is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 7th 2020.
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How were Acuity Brands' earnings last quarter?

Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, June, 30th. The electronics maker reported $1.94 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.22 by $0.72. The electronics maker earned $776.20 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $746.61 million. Acuity Brands had a net margin of 8.02% and a return on equity of 15.57%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 18.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $2.53 earnings per share.
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How often does Acuity Brands pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Acuity Brands?

Acuity Brands announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, June 25th. Stockholders of record on Friday, July 17th will be given a dividend of $0.13 per share on Monday, August 3rd. This represents a $0.52 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.48%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, July 16th.
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What price target have analysts set for AYI?

9 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices for Acuity Brands' shares. Their forecasts range from $50.00 to $135.00. On average, they expect Acuity Brands' stock price to reach $99.75 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 8.5%.
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Has Acuity Brands been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about AYI stock have trended positive on Saturday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Acuity Brands earned a media sentiment score of 2.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the electronics maker a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.
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Are investors shorting Acuity Brands?

Acuity Brands saw a increase in short interest in April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 1,880,000 shares, an increase of 27.0% from the April 15th total of 1,480,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 452,900 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.2 days. Currently, 4.8% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
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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), Alibaba Group (BABA), Coca-Cola (KO), IBM (IBM), Netflix (NFLX), Broadcom (AVGO), Boeing (BA), Chesapeake Energy (CHKAQ), Chesapeake Energy (CHKAQ) and General Electric (GE).

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 Vanguard Group Inc. (9.58%), FMR LLC (7.19%), FIL Ltd (1.80%), Prudential Financial Inc. (1.77%), Paradice Investment Management LLC (1.50%) and Bank of Montreal Can (1.37%). Company insiders that own Acuity Brands stock include Mary A Winston, Ray M Robinson and Robert F Mccullough.
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Which institutional investors are selling Acuity Brands stock?

AYI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vanguard Group Inc., Railway Pension Investments Ltd, Swiss National Bank, Mackay Shields LLC, APG Asset Management N.V., Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Barclays PLC, and Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank.
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Which institutional investors are buying Acuity Brands stock?

AYI stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Prudential Financial Inc., FMR LLC, Alyeska Investment Group L.P., Russell Investments Group Ltd., FIL Ltd, PGGM Investments, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., and AJO LP.
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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 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 $109.04.

How big of a company is Acuity Brands?

Acuity Brands has a market capitalization of $4.32 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.

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 8/15/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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