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

Acuity Brands, Inc. (AYI)

Today's Latest Price: $121.60 USD

1.12 (0.93%)

Updated Dec 4 11:53am

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Ranked of 69 in Home Improvement & Goods

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AYI Stock Summary

  • Of note is the ratio of Acuity Brands Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 84.76% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 33.23%, Acuity Brands Inc's debt growth rate surpasses 76.66% of about US stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, AYI is more volatile than only 24.1% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Acuity Brands Inc are WTS, FCN, FELE, LANC, and HELE.
  • AYI's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Acuity Brands Inc's official web site, go to

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AYI Price/Volume Stats

Current price $121.60 52-week high $143.55
Prev. close $120.48 52-week low $67.46
Day low $120.58 Volume 108,771
Day high $122.34 Avg. volume 546,991
50-day MA $103.19 Dividend yield 0.43%
200-day MA $96.87 Market Cap 4.48B

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.

AYI Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$121.60$187.24 57%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for AYI, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Acuity Brands Inc ranked in the 58th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. More precisely, our analysis suggests the stock is undervalued by approximately 58.17% on a DCF basis. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Acuity Brands Inc, consider:

  • The company's debt burden, as measured by earnings divided by interest payments, is 14.94 -- which is good for besting 83.66% of its peer stocks (US stocks in the Industrials sector with positive cash flow).
  • The business' balance sheet reveals debt to be 9% of the company's capital (with equity being the remaining amount). Approximately just 23.35% of US stocks with free cash flow have a lower reliance on debt in their capital structure.
  • AYI's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 2%; for context, that number is higher than 36.76% of tickers in our DCF set.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Industrials that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as AYI, try ARCB, BRC, DE, SNA, and PMTS.

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Latest AYI News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Acuity Brands Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate AYI as an investment opportunity.

AYI LONG TERM SHAREHOLDER ALERT: The Schall Law Firm Announces it is Investigating Claims Against Acuity Brands, Inc. and Encourages Investors with Losses to Contact the Firm

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $AYI #AYI--AYI LONG TERM SHAREHOLDER ALERT: The Schall Law Firm Announces it is Investigating Claims Against Acuity Brands, Inc.

Business Wire | October 2, 2020

Looking at This Stock Will Give You a Light Bulb Moment

Here's how to play this Acuity Brands, a global leader in light fixtures….AYI

The Street RealMoney | September 22, 2020

Global Decorative Lighting Market: COVID-19 Business Continuity Plan | Evolving Opportunities with AB Fagerhult and Acuity Brands Inc. | Technavio

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #DecorativeLightingMarket--The Global Decorative Lighting Market will grow by $ 6.29 bn during 2020-2024

Business Wire | September 14, 2020

Why Is Acuity Brands (AYI) Up 11.5% Since Last Earnings Report?

Acuity Brands (AYI) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.

Yahoo | July 30, 2020

Did Hedge Funds Make The Right Call On Acuity Brands, Inc. (AYI) ?

The latest 13F reporting period has come and gone, and Insider Monkey have plowed through 821 13F filings that hedge funds and well-known value investors are required to file by the SEC. The 13F filings show the funds' and investors' portfolio positions as of March 31st, a week after the market trough. Now, we are […]

Yahoo | July 14, 2020

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AYI Price Returns

1-mo 32.85%
3-mo 12.39%
6-mo 12.78%
1-year -8.35%
3-year -27.65%
5-year -45.38%
YTD -11.41%
2019 20.54%
2018 -34.44%
2017 -23.55%
2016 -1.04%
2015 67.42%

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