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Acuity Brands (AYI) Stock Forecast, Price & News

+6.22 (+3.69%)
(As of 05/26/2022 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
167,000 shs
Average Volume
298,100 shs
Market Capitalization
$6.05 billion
P/E Ratio
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About Acuity Brands

Acuity Brands, Inc. provides lighting and building management solutions in North America and internationally. The company operates through two segments, Acuity Brands Lighting and Lighting Controls (ABL); and the Intelligent Spaces Group (ISG). The ABL segment provides commercial, architectural, and specialty lighting solutions, as well as lighting controls and components for various indoor and outdoor applications under the Lithonia Lighting, Holophane, Peerless, Gotham, Mark Architectural Lighting, Winona Lighting, Juno, Indy, Aculux, Healthcare Lighting, Hydrel, American Electric Lighting, Sunoptics, eldoLED, nLight, Sensor Switch, IOTA, A-Light, Cyclone, Eureka, Lumniaire LED, Luminis, Dark to Light, and RELOC Wiring Solutions brands. This segment serves electrical distributors, retail home improvement centers, electric utilities, national accounts, digital retailers, lighting showrooms, and energy service companies. The ISG segment offers building management systems and location-aware applications under the Distech Controls, Atrius, and Rockpile Ventures brands. This segment serves system integrators, as well as retail stores, airports, and enterprise campuses. Acuity Brands, Inc. was incorporated in 2001 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Electric lighting & wiring equipment
Electrical Components & Equipment
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$3.46 billion
Cash Flow
$13.12 per share
Book Value
$57.26 per share


Net Income
$306.30 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$6.05 billion

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 5/2 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

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Overall MarketRank

2.51 out of 5 stars

Construction Sector

48th out of 136 stocks

Electric Lighting & Wiring Equipment Industry

2nd out of 7 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 4.5Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Acuity Brands (NYSE:AYI) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Acuity Brands a buy right now?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Acuity Brands in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Acuity Brands stock.
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Are investors shorting Acuity Brands?

Acuity Brands saw a increase in short interest in April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,180,000 shares, an increase of 49.1% from the March 31st total of 791,300 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 299,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.9 days. Currently, 3.5% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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When is Acuity Brands' next earnings date?

Acuity Brands is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 7th 2022.
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How were Acuity Brands' earnings last quarter?

Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, April, 5th. The electronics maker reported $2.35 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $2.15 by $0.20. The electronics maker had revenue of $909.10 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $886.42 million. Acuity Brands had a net margin of 9.30% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 18.57%. Acuity Brands's quarterly revenue was up 17.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $1.96 EPS.
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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 Friday, April 1st. Stockholders of record on Monday, April 18th will be given a dividend of $0.13 per share on Monday, May 2nd. This represents a $0.52 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.30%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 14th.
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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 0.31%. The dividend payout ratio of Acuity Brands is 5.37%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Acuity Brands will have a dividend payout ratio of 4.26% 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?

7 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Acuity Brands' shares. Their forecasts range from $200.00 to $244.00. On average, they expect Acuity Brands' share price to reach $222.17 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 27.0% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Acuity Brands' key executives?
Acuity Brands' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Neil M. Ashe, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 54, Pay $2.68M)
  • Ms. Karen J. Holcom, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 53, Pay $1.22M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Barry R. Goldman, Sr. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 55, Pay $893.71k) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Dianne S. Mills, Sr. VP & Chief HR Officer (Age 61, Pay $926.69k)
  • Mr. Tyler H. Moon, Sr. VP & COO
  • Ms. Charlotte McLaughlin, VP of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Candace Steele Flippin, Sr. VP & Chief Communications Officer
  • Mr. Pete Shannin, VP of Corp. Devel.
  • Mr. C. Dan Smith Jr., Sr. VP & Treasurer (Age 57)
  • Mr. Laurent J. Vernerey, Strategic Bus. Devel. Exec. (Age 62)
What is Neil Ashe's approval rating as Acuity Brands' CEO?

18 employees have rated Acuity Brands CEO Neil Ashe on Glassdoor.com. Neil Ashe has an approval rating of 62% among Acuity Brands' employees. This puts Neil Ashe in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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), Coca-Cola (KO), Netflix (NFLX), AT&T (T), Broadcom (AVGO), Alibaba Group (BABA) and Micron Technology (MU).

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 number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.58%), BlackRock Inc. (8.62%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (4.31%), Wellington Management Group LLP (3.50%), State Street Corp (2.77%) and American Century Companies Inc. (2.56%). Company insiders that own Acuity Brands stock include Barry R Goldman, Barry R Goldman, Karen J Holcom, Mary A Winston and Peter C Browning.
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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 Paradice Investment Management LLC, LSV Asset Management, First Trust Advisors LP, Hsbc Holdings PLC, Prudential Financial Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Twin Tree Management LP, and JPMorgan Chase & Co..
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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 Wellington Management Group LLP, Panagora Asset Management Inc., Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., State Street Corp, Lisanti Capital Growth LLC, UBS Group AG, and BlackRock Inc..
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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.
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What is Acuity Brands' stock price today?

One share of AYI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $174.96.

How much money does Acuity Brands make?

Acuity Brands has a market capitalization of $6.05 billion and generates $3.46 billion in revenue each year. The electronics maker earns $306.30 million in net income (profit) each year or $9.68 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Acuity Brands have?

Acuity Brands employs 13,000 workers across the globe.

When was Acuity Brands founded?

Acuity Brands was founded in 2001.

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, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 404-853-1430.

This page was last updated on 5/27/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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