Acuity Brands, Inc. (AYI): Price and Financial Metrics

Acuity Brands, Inc. (AYI): $170.31

0.19 (+0.11%)

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AYI Price/Volume Stats

Current price $170.31 52-week high $202.90
Prev. close $170.12 52-week low $149.30
Day low $169.99 Volume 317,400
Day high $174.52 Avg. volume 321,715
50-day MA $162.86 Dividend yield 0.31%
200-day MA $169.14 Market Cap 5.31B

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  • AYI scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 99.21% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for AYI is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 177 days.
  • AYI's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 10.42% of US stocks).

AYI Stock Summary

  • With a one year PEG ratio of 354.92, ACUITY BRANDS INC is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than 91.98% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of ACUITY BRANDS INC's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 85.6% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for AYI comes in at 9.01% -- higher than that of 80.82% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to ACUITY BRANDS INC, a group of peers worth examining would be MYRG, DCI, MYE, JBSS, and WTS.
  • AYI's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit ACUITY BRANDS INC's official web site, go to

AYI Valuation Summary

  • AYI's price/earnings ratio is 13.7; this is 26.34% lower than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • AYI's EV/EBIT ratio has moved down 0.4 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for AYI.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
AYI 2023-09-19 1.3 2.6 13.7 10.5
AYI 2023-09-18 1.3 2.6 13.7 10.5
AYI 2023-09-15 1.2 2.5 13.2 10.2
AYI 2023-09-14 1.2 2.5 13.2 10.2
AYI 2023-09-13 1.2 2.5 13.1 10.1
AYI 2023-09-12 1.2 2.5 13.1 10.1

AYI Growth Metrics

    The year over year revenue growth rate now stands at 15.19%.
  • Its year over year price growth rate is now at 3.1%.
  • Its 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -10.96%.
Over the past 34 months, AYI's revenue has gone up $533,300,000.

The table below shows AYI's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-12-31 4,077.9 419.2 371.3
2022-09-30 4,006.1 316.3 384
2022-06-30 3,888.5 258.2 366.7
2022-03-31 3,727.6 323.4 346.7
2021-12-31 3,595.1 368.5 334.3
2021-09-30 3,461 408.7 306.3

AYI's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • AYI has a Quality Grade of A, ranking ahead of 98.26% of graded US stocks.
  • AYI's asset turnover comes in at 0.997 -- ranking 10th of 53 Electrical Equipment stocks.
  • AME, RRX, and BYRN are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with AYI.

The table below shows AYI's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-08-31 0.997 0.426 0.346
2021-05-31 0.974 0.426 0.334
2021-02-28 0.946 0.424 0.312
2020-11-30 0.957 0.420 0.304
2020-08-31 0.976 0.422 0.305
2020-05-31 1.013 0.422 0.333

AYI Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of AYI, see our AYI price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $192.00 Average Broker Recommendation 1.59 (Moderate Buy)

Acuity Brands, Inc. (AYI) Company Bio

Acuity Brands designs, produces, and distributes lighting solutions, components, and services for commercial, institutional, industrial, infrastructure, and residential applications in North America and internationally. The company was founded in 2001 and is founded in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Latest AYI News From Around the Web

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Yahoo | September 29, 2023

Acuity Brands Declares Quarterly Dividend

Atlanta, Sept. 28, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI; "Company") today declared a quarterly dividend of 13 cents per share. The dividend is payable on November 1, 2023, to shareholders of record on October 18, 2023. About Acuity Brands Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) is a market-leading industrial technology company. We use technology to solve problems in spaces, light, and more things to come. Through our two business segments, Acuity Brands Light

Yahoo | September 28, 2023

Will Acuity Brands (AYI) Beat Estimates Again in Its Next Earnings Report?

Acuity Brands (AYI) has an impressive earnings surprise history and currently possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely beat in its next quarterly report.

Yahoo | September 28, 2023

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Yahoo | September 28, 2023

At US$165, Is It Time To Put Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) On Your Watch List?

While Acuity Brands, Inc. ( NYSE:AYI ) might not be the most widely known stock at the moment, it maintained its...

Yahoo | September 25, 2023

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AYI Price Returns

1-mo 3.49%
3-mo N/A
6-mo 5.48%
1-year 8.48%
3-year 62.86%
5-year 28.55%
YTD 3.07%
2022 -21.55%
2021 75.42%
2020 -11.79%
2019 20.54%
2018 -34.44%

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