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NYSE:AYIAcuity Brands Stock Price, Forecast & News

$86.15
-2.71 (-3.05 %)
(As of 05/29/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$85.34
Now: $86.15
$87.73
50-Day Range
$74.49
MA: $84.48
$94.31
52-Week Range
$67.46
Now: $86.15
$143.55
Volume3.01 million shs
Average Volume479,976 shs
Market Capitalization$3.41 billion
P/E Ratio11.46
Dividend Yield0.60%
Beta1.38
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: 3.2Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.40 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.67 billion
Cash Flow$11.20 per share
Book Value$48.09 per share

Profitability

Net Income$330.40 million

Miscellaneous

Employees12,000
Market Cap$3.41 billion
Next Earnings Date7/7/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Acuity Brands (NYSE:AYI) Frequently Asked Questions

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

Acuity Brands' stock was trading at $97.43 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, AYI stock has decreased by 11.6% and is now trading at $86.15. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Acuity Brands?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Acuity Brands in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Acuity Brands.

When is Acuity Brands' next earnings date?

Acuity Brands is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, July 7th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Acuity Brands.

How were Acuity Brands' earnings last quarter?

Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April, 2nd. The electronics maker reported $1.84 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.90 by $0.06. The electronics maker had revenue of $842.20 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $805.18 million. Acuity Brands had a net margin of 8.43% and a return on equity of 17.18%. The firm's revenue was down 1.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $1.99 EPS. View Acuity Brands' earnings history.

How often does Acuity Brands pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Acuity Brands?

Acuity Brands declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, March 30th. Shareholders of record on Friday, April 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.13 per share on Friday, May 1st. This represents a $0.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.60%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 16th. View Acuity Brands' dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for AYI?

8 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Acuity Brands' shares. Their forecasts range from $50.00 to $150.00. On average, they expect Acuity Brands' share price to reach $111.14 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 29.0% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Acuity Brands.

Has Acuity Brands been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about AYI stock has been trending very negative on Sunday, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Acuity Brands earned a daily sentiment score of -3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the electronics maker a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. View the latest news aboutAcuity Brands.

Are investors shorting Acuity Brands?

Acuity Brands saw a increase in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,880,000 shares, an increase of 27.0% from the April 30th total of 1,480,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 452,900 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 4.2 days. Currently, 4.8% of the company's stock are sold short. 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), Alibaba Group (BABA), Coca-Cola (KO), Netflix (NFLX), IBM (IBM), Broadcom (AVGO), Boeing (BA), Amgen (AMGN), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) and Skyworks Solutions (SWKS).

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 number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (10.46%), Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C (4.09%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (4.08%), State Street Corp (3.53%), AQR Capital Management LLC (2.12%) and International Value Advisers LLC (1.67%). Company insiders that own Acuity Brands stock include Ray M Robinson and Robert F Mccullough. 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 International Value Advisers LLC, BlackRock Inc., Strs Ohio, APG Asset Management N.V., APG Asset Management N.V., APG Asset Management N.V., AQR Capital Management LLC, and Riverbridge Partners LLC. 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 activity 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 Paradice Investment Management LLC, Paradice Investment Management LLC, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Lodge Hill Capital LLC, MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, Alberta Investment Management Corp, and Aviva PLC. View insider buying and selling activity 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 $86.15.

How big of a company is Acuity Brands?

Acuity Brands has a market capitalization of $3.41 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 5/31/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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