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

Acuity Brands, Inc. (AYI): $200.08

-4.22 (-2.07%)

POWR Rating

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  • Quality is the dimension where AYI ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 98.93% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for AYI is in Momentum, which has been heading down over the past 161 days.
  • AYI ranks lowest in Momentum; there it ranks in the 17th percentile.

AYI Stock Summary

  • AYI has a higher market value than 77% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $7,258,925,373.
  • With a one year PEG ratio of 75.82, 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 73.39% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of Acuity Brands Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 85.16% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Acuity Brands Inc are DECK, DCI, BLD, YETI, and KNSL.
  • Visit AYI's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's 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 4 year price growth rate is now at -69.89%.
  • The 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 56.53%.
  • Its 3 year price growth rate is now at -47.11%.
Over the past 70 months, AYI's revenue has gone up $637,500,000.

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
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 $200.08 52-week high $224.59
Prev. close $204.30 52-week low $117.19
Day low $200.05 Volume 347,177
Day high $207.90 Avg. volume 342,083
50-day MA $208.98 Dividend yield 0.25%
200-day MA $189.68 Market Cap 7.01B

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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Thor (THO) inks agreement with TechNexus Venture to bolster its innovation strides and steer margin improvement initiatives.

Yahoo | January 19, 2022

Is Acuity Brands, Inc.'s (NYSE:AYI) Recent Stock Performance Influenced By Its Financials In Any Way?

Most readers would already know that Acuity Brands' (NYSE:AYI) stock increased by 4.3% over the past month. As most...

Yahoo | January 16, 2022

Acuity Brands (AYI) Partners Microsoft to Boost Technology

Acuity Brands (AYI) collaborates with Microsoft to advance its smart lighting, lighting controls, and building automation solutions.

Yahoo | January 14, 2022

Analysts’ Top Conglomerates Picks: Acuity Brands (AYI)

There's a lot to be optimistic about in the Conglomerates sector as 1 analysts just weighed in on and Acuity Brands (AYI – Research Report) with bullish sentiments. Acuity Brands (AYI) In a report issued on December 16, Timothy Wojs from Robert W. Baird maintained a Buy rating on Acuity Brands, with a price target of $235.00. The company's shares closed last Tuesday at $208.75, close to its 52-week high of $224.59. According to TipRanks.

Christine Brown on TipRanks | January 12, 2022

Acuity Brands expands tie-up with Microsoft to enable sustainable building solutions

Acuity Brands (AYI) expands its collaboration with Microsoft (MSFT) to bring new capabilities to AYI smart lighting, lighting controls and building automation solutions. By

Seeking Alpha | January 12, 2022

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AYI Price Returns

1-mo -4.62%
3-mo -2.17%
6-mo 19.92%
1-year 69.25%
3-year 67.97%
5-year -1.87%
YTD -5.44%
2021 75.42%
2020 -11.79%
2019 20.54%
2018 -34.44%
2017 -23.55%

AYI Dividends

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