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NYSE:AYI

Acuity Brands Stock Forecast, Price & News

$121.14
-0.34 (-0.28 %)
(As of 11/27/2020 05:00 PM ET)
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$119.83
Now: $121.14
$122.81
50-Day Range
$89.14
MA: $99.84
$122.21
52-Week Range
$67.46
Now: $121.14
$143.55
Volume4,881 shs
Average Volume549,969 shs
Market Capitalization$4.53 billion
P/E Ratio19.32
Dividend Yield0.43%
Beta1.33
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.1Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.90 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electric lighting & wiring equipment
Sub-IndustryElectrical Components & Equipment
CUSIP00508Y10
Phone404-853-1400
Employees11,500

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.33 billion
Cash Flow$10.02 per share
Book Value$53.67 per share

Profitability

Net Income$248.30 million

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$4.53 billion
Next Earnings Date1/14/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$121.14
-0.34 (-0.28 %)
(As of 11/27/2020 05:00 PM ET)
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Acuity Brands (NYSE:AYI) Frequently Asked Questions

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 24.3% and is now trading at $121.14.
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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 3 sell ratings, 2 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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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 winning trading ideas this year 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, January 14th 2021.
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How were Acuity Brands' earnings last quarter?

Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October, 13th. The electronics maker reported $2.35 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $2.03 by $0.32. The electronics maker had revenue of $891.20 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $825.34 million. Acuity Brands had a net margin of 7.46% and a return on equity of 14.43%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 5.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $2.75 earnings per share.
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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 Tuesday, October 6th. Investors of record on Monday, October 19th will be paid a dividend of $0.13 per share on Monday, November 2nd. This represents a $0.52 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.43%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, October 16th.
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What price target have analysts set for AYI?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Acuity Brands' shares. Their forecasts range from $50.00 to $135.00. On average, they expect Acuity Brands' share price to reach $98.78 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 18.5%.
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Are investors shorting Acuity Brands?

Acuity Brands saw a increase in short interest in the month of October. As of October 30th, there was short interest totaling 4,020,000 shares, an increase of 17.2% from the October 15th total of 3,430,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 541,200 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 7.4 days. Approximately 10.9% of the company's 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), 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).

Who are Acuity Brands' key executives?

Acuity Brands' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Vernon J. Nagel, Exec. Chairman (Age 63, Pay $1.69M)
  • Mr. Laurent J. Vernerey, Strategic Bus. Devel. Exec. (Age 60, Pay $1.16M)
  • Mr. Richard K. Reece, Exec. VP & Pres of Acuity Brands Lighting (Age 64, Pay $1.18M)
  • Mr. Neil M. Ashe, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 52)
  • Ms. Karen J. Holcom, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 51)
  • Mr. Pete Shannin, VP of Investor Relations & Corp. Devel.
  • Ms. Candace Steele Flippin, Chief Communications Officer
  • Ms. Dianne B. Mills, Chief HR Officer
  • Mr. C. Dan Smith Jr., Sr. VP, Treasurer & Sec. (Age 55)
  • 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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.68%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (4.08%), State Street Corp (2.46%), Cooke & Bieler LP (2.21%), AQR Capital Management LLC (1.84%) and Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership (1.64%). 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 BlackRock Inc., Voloridge Investment Management LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Paloma Partners Management Co, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Mackay Shields LLC, State Street Corp, and BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA.
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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 Miller Value Partners LLC, Jupiter Asset Management Ltd., Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Iszo Capital Management LP, Albar Capital Ltd, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB publ, and New York State Common Retirement Fund.
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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 $121.14.

How big of a company is Acuity Brands?

Acuity Brands has a market capitalization of $4.53 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. 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.

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 11/30/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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