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AYI - Acuity Brands Inc Share Price

$170.18 2.9  1.7%

Last Trade - 09/04/21

Consumer Cyclicals
Large Cap
Market Cap £4.43bn
Enterprise Value £4.43bn
Revenue £2.36bn
Position in Universe 1248th / 6827
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Year End 31st Aug 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021E 2022E CAGR / Avg
2,707 3,291 3,505 3,680 3,673 3,326 3,317 3,460 +4.2%
+29.2 +30.2 +11.6 +2.4 +7.0 -19.2 +28.6 +9.16
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the six months ended 28 February 2021, AcuityBrands, Inc. revenues decreased 5% to $1.57B. Net incomeincreased 7% to $122.5M. Revenues reflect a decrease indemand for the Company's products and services due tounfavorable market conditions. Net income reflectsSeverance and employee-related costs decrease from $5.7M(expense) to $100K (income), Interest expense decrease of24% to $12M (expense).
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Profile Summary

Acuity Brands, Inc. is a provider of lighting solutions for commercial, institutional, industrial, infrastructure and residential applications throughout North America. It offers a portfolio of indoor and outdoor lighting and building management solutions for commercial, industrial, infrastructure and residential applications. The portfolio of lighting solutions include lighting products utilizing fluorescent, light emitting diode (LED), organic LED (OLED), high intensity discharge, metal halide, and incandescent light sources to illuminate a number of applications. The solutions portfolio of the Company includes modular wiring, LED drivers, sensors, glass and inverters sold primarily to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Its lighting and building management solutions are marketed under various brand names, including Lithonia Lighting and Holophane. The Company also offers indoor mapping and location platform that supports navigation applications.

Last Annual August 31st, 2020
Last Interim February 28th, 2021
Incorporated September 20, 2007
Public Since October 24, 2002
No. of Shareholders: 1,913
No. of Employees: 11,500
Sector Consumer Cyclicals
Industry Homebuilding & Construction Supplies
Index S&P 400 Mid Cap , S&P Composite 1500 ,
Exchange New York Stock Exchange
Shares in Issue 35,705,420
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Thursday 15th April, 2021
Dividend For AYI.N - 0.1300 USD
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Frequently Asked Questions for Acuity Brands Inc
What is the Acuity Brands Inc share price?

As of 09/04/21, shares in Acuity Brands Inc are trading at $170.18, giving the company a market capitalisation of £4.43bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Acuity Brands Inc share price performed this year?

Shares in Acuity Brands Inc are currently trading at $170.18 and the price has moved by 84.7% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Acuity Brands Inc price has moved by 24.49% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Acuity Brands Inc?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Acuity Brands Inc, there are there are currently 3 "buy" , 2 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Acuity Brands Inc is Hold. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Acuity Brands Inc next release its financial results?

Acuity Brands Inc is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2022-02-28
What is the Acuity Brands Inc dividend yield?

The Acuity Brands Inc dividend yield is 0.31% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does Acuity Brands Inc pay a dividend?

Last year, Acuity Brands Inc paid a total dividend of 0.52, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 0.31%. Looking ahead, shares in Acuity Brands Inc are due to go ex-dividend on 2021-04-15 and the next dividend pay date is 2021-05-03.

When does Acuity Brands Inc next pay dividends?

Acuity Brands Inc are due to go ex-dividend on 2021-04-15 and the next dividend pay date is 2021-05-03. The historic dividend yield on Acuity Brands Inc shares is currently 0.31%.

How do I buy Acuity Brands Inc shares?

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What is the market cap of Acuity Brands Inc?

Shares in Acuity Brands Inc are currently trading at $170.18, giving the company a market capitalisation of £4.43bn.

Where are Acuity Brands Inc shares listed? Where are Acuity Brands Inc shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Acuity Brands Inc:

Country of listing: United States
Exchange: NYQ
Ticker Symbol: AYI
What kind of share is Acuity Brands Inc?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Acuity Brands Inc is currently classified as a Super Stock. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.

Is there a Acuity Brands Inc share price forecast 2021?

Shares in Acuity Brands Inc are currently priced at $170.18. At that level they are trading at 7.57% premium to the analyst consensus target price of 0.00.

Analysts covering Acuity Brands Inc currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 8.658 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Acuity Brands Inc share price will go up?

An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like Acuity Brands Inc. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been 47.36%. At the current price of $170.18, shares in Acuity Brands Inc are trading at 50.11% against their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.

What is the Acuity Brands Inc PE Ratio?

The Acuity Brands Inc PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 24.14. The shares are currently trading at $170.18.

The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.

The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.

Who are the key directors of Acuity Brands Inc?

Acuity Brands Inc's management team is headed by:

Peter Browning - IND
Barry Goldman - SVP
Karen Holcom - CFO
Richard Reece - EVP
James Hance - LED
W. Patrick Battle - IND
George Dillard - IND
Neil Ashe - PRE
Maya Leibman - IND
Dianne Mills - CHO
Steele Flippin - OTH
Trevor Palmer - CEX
Who are the major shareholders of Acuity Brands Inc?

Here are the top five shareholders of Acuity Brands Inc based on the size of their shareholding:

The Vanguard Group, Inc. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 9.38% (3.35m shares)
Generation Investment Management LLP Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 9.36% (3.34m shares)
Fidelity Management & Research Company LLC Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 7.97% (2.84m shares)
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, N.A. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 7.79% (2.78m shares)
Atlanta Capital Management Company, L.L.C. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 4.74% (1.69m shares)
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