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

Acuity Brands, Inc. (AYI): $155.12

0.78 (+0.51%)

POWR Rating

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  • Quality is the dimension where AYI ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 98.77% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for AYI is in Momentum, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • AYI ranks lowest in Momentum; there it ranks in the 20th percentile.

AYI Stock Summary

  • AYI has a market capitalization of $6,882,129,401 -- more than approximately 76.54% of US stocks.
  • AYI's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 71.89 -- higher than 72.67% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • Of note is the ratio of Acuity Brands Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 84.83% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to AYI, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are DCI, YETI, FELE, DORM, and SKY.
  • 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/sales ratio is 2; this is 17.65% higher than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • Over the past 240 months, AYI's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 7.
  • AYI's price/sales ratio has moved up 1.7 over the prior 240 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for AYI.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
AYI 2021-08-26 2.0 3.2 23.5 16.9
AYI 2021-08-25 2.0 3.3 23.7 17.1
AYI 2021-08-24 2.0 3.3 23.5 16.9
AYI 2021-08-23 2.0 3.2 23.3 16.8
AYI 2021-08-20 1.9 3.2 22.9 16.5
AYI 2021-08-19 1.9 3.1 22.5 16.2

AYI Growth Metrics

    Its 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 23.22%.
  • The year over year revenue growth rate now stands at -8.71%.
  • The 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at -12.43%.
AYI's revenue has moved up $268,800,000 over the prior 15 months.

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
2021-12-31 3,595.1 368.5 334.3
2021-09-30 3,461 408.7 306.3
2021-06-30 3,359.5 442.7 281.9
2021-03-31 3,236 502.7 256.6
2020-12-31 3,283.6 499.1 250.9
2020-09-30 3,326.3 504.8 248.3

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)

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AYI Price/Volume Stats

Current price $155.12 52-week high $224.59
Prev. close $154.34 52-week low $142.71
Day low $151.30 Volume 199,806
Day high $155.18 Avg. volume 297,664
50-day MA $169.12 Dividend yield 0.34%
200-day MA $188.79 Market Cap 5.36B

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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Acuity Brands Consensus Indicates Potential 26.5% Upside

Acuity Brands with ticker code (AYI) now have 9 analysts in total covering the stock. The consensus rating is ''Buy''. The target price ranges between 250 and 165 with the average target price sitting at 228.44. With the stocks previous close at 180.65 this now indicates there is a potential upside of 26.5%. The day 50 moving average is 199.56 and the 200 day moving average is 190.79. The company has a market cap of $6,334m. You can visit the company''s website by visiting: [stock_market_widget type="chart" template="basic" color="green" assets=AYI" range="6mo" interval="1d" axes="true" cursor="true" api="yf"] The potential market cap would be $8,009m based on the market concensus. Acuity Brands provides lighting and building management solutions in North Am...

DirectorsTalk | February 21, 2022

Investors in Acuity Brands (NYSE:AYI) have made a respectable return of 51% over the past year

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Yahoo | February 11, 2022

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Boston, MA, based Investment company S&co Inc (Current Portfolio) buys Royalty Pharma PLC, Edwards Lifesciences Corp, Procter & Gamble Co, Palo Alto Networks Inc, Marvell Technology Inc, sells Cloudera Inc, Stericycle Inc, Lions Gate Entertainment Corp, Axalta Coating Systems, Trane Technologies PLC during the 3-months ended 2021Q4, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, S&co Inc.

Yahoo | February 8, 2022

Acuity Brands unveils a new sustainability initiative, using technology to eliminate waste

Digital instructions are expected to save an estimated 15 million sheets of paper and an estimated 1,500 trees per yearAtlanta, GA, Feb. 03, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) ("Acuity or Company"), a market-leading industrial technology company, today announced a new initiative planned to reduce paper use by more than 15 million sheets and save an estimated 1,500 trees per year through its introduction of scannable QR code instructions. The shift to lessen paper usage alig

Yahoo | February 3, 2022

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AYI Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo -17.99%
6-mo -26.63%
1-year -17.42%
3-year 13.84%
5-year -22.21%
YTD -26.63%
2021 75.42%
2020 -11.79%
2019 20.54%
2018 -34.44%
2017 -23.55%

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