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

Acuity Brands, Inc. (AYI)

Today's Latest Price: $101.55 USD

4.33 (4.45%)

Updated Sep 28 6:40pm

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 68 in Home Improvement & Goods

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AYI Stock Summary

  • AYI has a market capitalization of $4,025,176,548 -- more than approximately 74.78% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of Acuity Brands Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 85.81% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • As for revenue growth, note that AYI's revenue has grown -11.13% over the past 12 months; that beats the revenue growth of 25.62% of US companies 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 WTS, LANC, FELE, FCN, and MANT.
  • 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 $101.55 52-week high $143.55
Prev. close $97.22 52-week low $67.46
Day low $99.24 Volume 725,300
Day high $102.64 Avg. volume 534,010
50-day MA $105.16 Dividend yield 0.51%
200-day MA $102.41 Market Cap 4.03B

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:
$101.55$270.54 166%

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 66th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. More precisely, our analysis suggests the stock is undervalued by approximately 167.67% on a DCF basis. 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 83.67% of its peer stocks (US stocks in the Industrials sector with positive cash flow).
  • The business' balance sheet reveals debt to be 10% of the company's capital (with equity being the remaining amount). Approximately just 22.91% 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 36.22% of tickers in our DCF set.

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Four Evolving Lighting Companies

To run their operations, companies need lighting - among other things. Moreover, this lighting has to be energy-efficient to give the world a shot at taking control over climate change. The LED lighting market has been intensively growing over the last decade. Its strength is a direct consequence of energy efficiency regulations and reduced technology costs. An average building uses about 15% of its energy for lighting, therefore the savings potential of LED lighting across the globe is immense. But, lighting has expanded beyond its traditional purpose of illumination to add additional value such as sustainability. Consequently, it has also become a highly competitive market. Below are four companies that are well-positioned to benefit from this growing trend.Acuity BrandsUnfortunately,...

Yahoo | September 24, 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

Acuity Brands To Announce Fiscal 2020 Fourth Quarter Results on October 8, 2020

Atlanta, Sept. 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) will host a conference call on Thursday, October 8, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. (EDT) to discuss the Company’s performance for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2020, following the announcement of those results earlier that day.  Neil M. Ashe, President and Chief Executive Officer of Acuity Brands, will lead the call.  A live Webcast of the discussion will be accessible at the Company’s Website:  A replay of the call will also be posted to that site within two hours of the completion of the conference call and will be archived on the site. About Acuity Brands   Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) is a market-leading industrial technology company. We design, manufacture, and bring to market innovative pro...

Yahoo | September 10, 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

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AYI Price Returns

1-mo -8.46%
3-mo 10.46%
6-mo 32.71%
1-year -24.28%
3-year -39.96%
5-year -41.06%
YTD -26.12%
2019 20.54%
2018 -34.44%
2017 -23.55%
2016 -1.04%
2015 67.42%

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