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Acuity Brands Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:AYI)

$125.47
+1.61 (+1.30 %)
(As of 10/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$122.68
Now: $125.47
$126.86
50-Day Range
$111.93
MA: $127.67
$139.16
52-Week Range
$103.48
Now: $125.47
$147.44
Volume346,389 shs
Average Volume402,272 shs
Market Capitalization$5.01 billion
P/E Ratio13.94
Dividend Yield0.42%
Beta1.57
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$11.43 per share
Book Value$48.09 per share

Profitability

Net Income$330.40 million

Miscellaneous

Employees13,000
Market Cap$5.01 billion
Next Earnings Date1/8/2020 (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 announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, September 27th. Investors of record on Friday, October 18th will be paid a dividend of $0.13 per share on Friday, November 1st. This represents a $0.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.41%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 17th. View Acuity Brands' Dividend History.

How will Acuity Brands' stock buyback program work?

Acuity Brands announced that its board has approved a stock buyback 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 reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are usually a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Acuity Brands' earnings last quarter?

Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 2nd. The electronics maker reported $2.75 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.63 by $0.12. The electronics maker had revenue of $938.10 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.03 billion. Acuity Brands had a net margin of 9.00% and a return on equity of 19.50%. Acuity Brands's revenue for the quarter was down 11.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $2.68 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, January 8th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Acuity Brands.

What price target have analysts set for AYI?

9 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for Acuity Brands' shares. Their predictions range from $95.00 to $160.00. On average, they expect Acuity Brands' share price to reach $133.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 6.6% 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 somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive press 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 -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Acuity Brands earned a media sentiment score of 1.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the electronics maker a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Acuity Brands.

Are investors shorting Acuity Brands?

Acuity Brands saw a drop in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 2,040,000 shares, a drop of 6.0% from the August 30th total of 2,170,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 390,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 5.2 days. Approximately 5.2% of the shares of the stock 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), Broadcom (AVGO), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Align Technology (ALGN), Amgen (AMGN), Celgene (CELG) and Skyworks Solutions (SWKS).

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 Riverbridge Partners LLC (0.83%), Strs Ohio (0.44%), Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (0.18%), Lathrop Investment Management Corp (0.18%), West Coast Financial LLC (0.13%) and Scout Investments Inc. (0.11%). Company insiders that own Acuity Brands stock include George Douglas Dillard Jr, Mark A Black, Ray M Robinson 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 Scout Investments Inc., First Citizens Bank & Trust Co., Pacer Advisors Inc., First Personal Financial Services, Delphi Management Inc. MA, West Coast Financial LLC, Stephens Inc. AR and Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL. View Insider Buying and Selling for Acuity Brands.

Which major investors are buying Acuity Brands stock?

AYI stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Winmill & CO. Inc., Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank , Coastal Investment Advisors Inc., Brinker Capital Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Envestnet Asset Management Inc. and Riverbridge Partners LLC. 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 $125.47.

How big of a company is Acuity Brands?

Acuity Brands has a market capitalization of $5.01 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 13,000 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:  587 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  534 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,121
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 10/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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