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

Acuity Brands, Inc. (AYI)

Today's Latest Price: $97.65 USD

0.42 (-0.43%)

Updated Sep 24 4:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 68 in Home Improvement & Goods

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AYI Stock Summary

  • Acuity Brands Inc's market capitalization of $3,887,238,445 is ahead of 74.6% of US-listed equities.
  • Of note is the ratio of Acuity Brands Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 85.82% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • Revenue growth over the past 12 months for Acuity Brands Inc comes in at -11.13%, a number that bests 25.46% of the US stocks we're tracking.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to AYI, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are WTS, LANC, FELE, FCN, and MANT.
  • Visit AYI's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to
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AYI Price/Volume Stats

Current price $97.65 52-week high $143.55
Prev. close $98.07 52-week low $67.46
Day low $96.25 Volume 543,131
Day high $100.01 Avg. volume 533,013
50-day MA $105.17 Dividend yield 0.53%
200-day MA $102.75 Market Cap 3.87B

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:
$97.65$254.04 159%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Acuity Brands Inc. To summarize, we found that Acuity Brands Inc ranked in the 65th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Specifically, our DCF analysis implies the stock is trading below its fair value by an estimated 160.33%. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for AYI, they are:

  • The company's debt burden, as measured by earnings divided by interest payments, is 13.83 -- which is good for besting 83.2% of its peer stocks (US stocks in the Industrials sector with positive cash flow).
  • The business' balance sheet suggests that 11% of the company's capital is sourced from debt; this is greater than just 23.26% of the free cash flow producing stocks we're observing.
  • 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 35.94% of tickers in our DCF set.

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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.

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

Hedge Funds Have Never Been This Bullish On Acuity Brands, Inc. (AYI)

At the end of February we announced the arrival of the first US recession since 2009 and we predicted that the market will decline by at least 20% in (see why hell is coming). We reversed our stance on March 25th after seeing unprecedented fiscal and monetary stimulus unleashed by the Fed and the Congress. […]

Yahoo | September 9, 2020

Honeywell Can Help New York City Malls Reopen

New York City opened malls at half capacity and with new safety guidelines. How to enforce compliance isn’t a trivial matter.

Yahoo | September 9, 2020

Charles de Vaulx's Top 5 Trades of the 2nd Quarter

Fund establishes position in energy giant, cuts holding in Berkshire

Yahoo | September 1, 2020

Is Acuity Brands, Inc.'s (NYSE:AYI) Latest Stock Performance A Reflection Of Its Financial Health?

Acuity Brands (NYSE:AYI) has had a great run on the share market with its stock up by a significant 21% over the last...

Yahoo | August 24, 2020

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AYI Price Returns

1-mo -11.36%
3-mo 15.78%
6-mo 18.25%
1-year -24.62%
3-year -40.36%
5-year -43.59%
YTD -28.96%
2019 20.54%
2018 -34.44%
2017 -23.55%
2016 -1.04%
2015 67.42%

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