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Acuity Brands Stock Forecast, Price & News

-4.03 (-3.16 %)
(As of 02/25/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $123.69
50-Day Range
MA: $121.39
52-Week Range
Now: $123.69
Volume301,853 shs
Average Volume472,499 shs
Market Capitalization$4.46 billion
P/E Ratio19.33
Dividend Yield0.41%
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, tunnel, 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 building management systems, lighting, lighting controls, and location aware applications; and 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, Sunoptics, eldoLED, Distech Controls, nLight, ROAM, Sensor Switch, IOTA, A-light, Cyclone, Eureka, Luminaire LED, Luminis, Dark to Light, RELOC Wiring Solutions, DGLogik, 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. Acuity Brands, Inc. was incorporated in 2001 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electric lighting & wiring equipment
Sub-IndustryElectrical Components & Equipment
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.33 billion
Cash Flow$10.54 per share
Book Value$53.67 per share


Net Income$248.30 million


Market Cap$4.46 billion
Next Earnings Date4/1/2021 (Estimated)


Overall MarketRank

2.02 out of 5 stars

Construction Sector

22nd out of 206 stocks

Electric Lighting & Wiring Equipment Industry

2nd out of 13 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.1Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
-4.03 (-3.16 %)
(As of 02/25/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Acuity Brands (NYSE:AYI) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Acuity Brands a buy right now?

9 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Acuity Brands in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 2 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" Acuity Brands stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in AYI, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Acuity Brands?

Wall Street analysts have given Acuity Brands a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Acuity Brands wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is Acuity Brands' next earnings date?

Acuity Brands is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 1st 2021.
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How were Acuity Brands' earnings last quarter?

Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, January, 6th. The electronics maker reported $2.03 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.68 by $0.35. The electronics maker had revenue of $792 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $790.31 million. Acuity Brands had a net margin of 7.64% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 14.50%. Acuity Brands's quarterly revenue was down 5.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $2.13 EPS.
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How has Acuity Brands' stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Acuity Brands' stock was trading at $97.43 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, AYI shares have increased by 27.0% and is now trading at $123.69.
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How often does Acuity Brands pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Acuity Brands?

Acuity Brands declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, January 6th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, January 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.13 per share on Monday, February 1st. This represents a $0.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.42%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, January 19th.
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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 0.41%. Acuity Brands does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Acuity Brands is 6.92%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Acuity Brands will have a dividend payout ratio of 6.04% 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?

9 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Acuity Brands' stock. Their forecasts range from $50.00 to $140.00. On average, they expect Acuity Brands' share price to reach $102.78 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 16.9%.
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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 53, Pay $1.73M)
  • Ms. Karen J. Holcom, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 52, Pay $839.7k)
  • Mr. Barry R. Goldman, Sr. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 54, Pay $765.69k)
  • Ms. Dianne S. Mills, Sr. VP & Chief HR Officer (Age 60, Pay $619.98k)
  • Mr. Richard K. Reece, Exec. VP (Age 65, Pay $1.41M)
  • Mr. Pete Shannin, VP of Investor Relations & Corp. Devel.
  • Ms. Candace Steele Flippin, Chief Communications Officer
  • Mr. C. Dan Smith Jr., Sr. VP & Treasurer (Age 56)
  • Mr. Laurent J. Vernerey, Strategic Bus. Devel. Exec. (Age 61)
  • Ms. Jill A. Gilmer, VP & Corp. Sec. (Age 61)

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.

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), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), International Business Machines (IBM), Intel (INTC), The 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 variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.62%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (4.19%), Cooke & Bieler LP (2.60%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.17%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.83%) and Paradice Investment Management LLC (1.55%). Company insiders that own Acuity Brands stock include Mary A Winston, Ray M Robinson and Robert F Mccullough.
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Which major investors are selling Acuity Brands stock?

AYI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., AJO LP, Jupiter Asset Management Ltd., BlackRock Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, and Federated Hermes Inc..
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Which major investors are buying Acuity Brands stock?

AYI stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including SummerHaven Investment Management LLC, Credit Suisse AG, First Trust Advisors LP, Voloridge Investment Management LLC, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Morgan Stanley, Cooke & Bieler LP, and Principal Financial Group 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 $123.69.

How much money does Acuity Brands make?

Acuity Brands has a market capitalization of $4.46 billion and generates $3.33 billion in revenue each year. The electronics maker earns $248.30 million in net income (profit) each year or $7.51 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Acuity Brands have?

Acuity Brands employs 11,500 workers across the globe.

What is Acuity Brands' official website?

The official website for Acuity Brands is www.acuitybrands.com.

Where are Acuity Brands' headquarters?

Acuity Brands is headquartered at 1170 PEACHTREE STREET NE SUITE 2300, ATLANTA GA, 30309.

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 2/26/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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