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

Acuity Brands, Inc. (AYI): $164.67

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AYI Price/Volume Stats

Current price $164.67 52-week high $202.90
Prev. close $163.85 52-week low $149.30
Day low $163.97 Volume 275,000
Day high $167.14 Avg. volume 321,319
50-day MA $162.80 Dividend yield 0.31%
200-day MA $169.44 Market Cap 5.14B

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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 179 days.
  • AYI ranks lowest in Momentum; there it ranks in the 18th percentile.

AYI Stock Summary

  • With a one year PEG ratio of 357.42, 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 91.76% 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 8.94% -- higher than that of 80.99% 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, MYE, JBSS, WTS, and DCI.
  • Visit AYI's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

AYI Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Industrials stock, AYI's price/earnings ratio is 29.03% lower, now standing at 13.2.
  • Over the past 243 months, AYI's EV/EBIT ratio has gone down 1.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for AYI.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
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 2023-09-11 1.2 2.5 13.0 10.1
AYI 2023-09-08 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 22, 2023

Acuity Brands to Announce Fiscal 2023 Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year Results on October 4, 2023

ATLANTA, Aug. 31, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) (the “Company”) today announced that it is planning to release its fiscal 2023 fourth-quarter and full-year earnings results on Wednesday, October 4, 2023, at 6:00 a.m. (EST), followed by a conference call at 8:00 a.m. (EST). Neil Ashe, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Acuity Brands will lead the call. The webcast, earnings release, and supplemental presentation can be accessed via the Investor Relation

Yahoo | August 31, 2023

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Yahoo | August 30, 2023

An Intrinsic Calculation For Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) Suggests It's 21% Undervalued

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AYI Price Returns

1-mo 3.48%
3-mo 2.82%
6-mo -4.50%
1-year 4.48%
3-year 69.58%
5-year 3.07%
YTD -0.34%
2022 -21.55%
2021 75.42%
2020 -11.79%
2019 20.54%
2018 -34.44%

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