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NYSE:AYI - Acuity Brands Stock Price, Forecast & News

$116.61
-0.29 (-0.25 %)
(As of 02/19/2020 08:45 AM ET)
Today's Range
$115.32
Now: $116.61
$117.09
50-Day Range
$116.90
MA: $124.13
$143.18
52-Week Range
$105.95
Now: $116.61
$147.44
Volume238,546 shs
Average Volume296,647 shs
Market Capitalization$4.62 billion
P/E Ratio15.05
Dividend Yield0.44%
Beta1.64
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.67 billion
Cash Flow$11.17 per share
Book Value$48.09 per share

Profitability

Net Income$330.40 million

Miscellaneous

Employees12,000
Market Cap$4.62 billion
Next Earnings Date4/1/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Acuity Brands (NYSE:AYI) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Acuity Brands' stock symbol?

Acuity Brands trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "AYI."

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

Acuity Brands declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 9th. Shareholders of record on Monday, January 20th will be given a dividend of $0.13 per share on Monday, February 3rd. This represents a $0.52 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.45%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 16th. View Acuity Brands' Dividend History.

How will Acuity Brands' stock buyback program work?

Acuity Brands declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a share repurchase plan on Wednesday, April 4th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase 6,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are often a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Acuity Brands' earnings last quarter?

Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, January, 9th. The electronics maker reported $2.13 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $2.21 by $0.08. The electronics maker earned $834.70 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $874.72 million. Acuity Brands had a net margin of 8.61% and a return on equity of 18.07%. The company's revenue was down 10.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $2.32 EPS. View Acuity Brands' Earnings History.

When is Acuity Brands' next earnings date?

Acuity Brands is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April 1st 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Acuity Brands.

What price target have analysts set for AYI?

9 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for Acuity Brands' stock. Their forecasts range from $100.00 to $160.00. On average, they anticipate Acuity Brands' share price to reach $137.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 17.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Acuity Brands.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Acuity Brands?

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

Has Acuity Brands been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about AYI stock have been trending very negative on Wednesday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Acuity Brands earned a news impact score of -3.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the electronics maker a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Acuity Brands.

Are investors shorting Acuity Brands?

Acuity Brands saw a drop in short interest during the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,590,000 shares, a drop of 34.3% from the January 15th total of 2,420,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 410,200 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.9 days. Approximately 4.1% of the company's shares are short sold. 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), Netflix (NFLX), Alibaba Group (BABA), The Coca-Cola (KO), IBM (IBM), Amgen (AMGN), Broadcom (AVGO), Boeing (BA), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) and Align Technology (ALGN).

Who are Acuity Brands' key executives?

Acuity Brands' management team includes the folowing 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

Who are Acuity Brands' major shareholders?

Acuity Brands' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include FMR LLC (3.66%), State Street Corp (3.46%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.58%), AQR Capital Management LLC (2.46%), FIL Ltd (1.39%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.29%). Company insiders that own Acuity Brands stock include George Douglas Dillard Jr, Ray M Robinson, Robert F Mccullough and W Patrick Battle. 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 MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc., New York State Common Retirement Fund, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC and Sei Investments Co.. 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 for Acuity Brands.

Which major investors are buying Acuity Brands stock?

AYI stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including AQR Capital Management LLC, FMR LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, Prudential Financial Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Man Group plc and Goldman Sachs Group Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Acuity Brands stock in the last two years include George Douglas Dillard Jr and W Patrick Battle. View Insider Buying and Selling 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 $116.61.

How big of a company is Acuity Brands?

Acuity Brands has a market capitalization of $4.62 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.View Additional Information About Acuity Brands.

What is Acuity Brands' official website?

The official website for Acuity Brands is http://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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Acuity Brands (NYSE AYI)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  618 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  562 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,180
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Acuity Brands and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AYI will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AYI will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/19/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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