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Acuity Brands, Inc.
Index- P/E34.58 EPS (ttm)4.05 Insider Own0.80% Shs Outstand43.37M Perf Week8.42%
Market Cap6.07B Forward P/E22.76 EPS next Y6.15 Insider Trans2.06% Shs Float42.91M Perf Month-1.05%
Income174.20M PEG2.34 EPS next Q1.13 Inst Own96.70% Short Float2.05% Perf Quarter14.63%
Sales2.39B P/S2.54 EPS this Y37.30% Inst Trans-5.04% Short Ratio2.44 Perf Half Y4.68%
Book/sh27.12 P/B5.16 EPS next Y23.93% ROA14.50% Target Price152.91 Perf Year30.83%
Cash/sh12.74 P/C10.99 EPS next 5Y14.75% ROE26.80% 52W Range104.58 - 145.80 Perf YTD28.65%
Dividend0.52 P/FCF34.65 EPS past 5Y15.00% ROI13.80% 52W High-3.94% Beta1.65
Dividend %0.37% Quick Ratio2.10 Sales past 5Y7.60% Gross Margin40.90% 52W Low33.91% ATR2.98
Employees7000 Current Ratio2.50 Sales Q/Q15.30% Oper. Margin12.50% RSI (14)59.50 Volatility2.71% 2.20%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.30 EPS Q/Q21.20% Profit Margin12.30% Rel Volume0.68 Prev Close137.38
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.30 EarningsJan 09 BMO Payout7.50% Avg Volume360.40K Price140.05
Recom1.90 SMA202.38% SMA503.11% SMA20010.08% Volume246,111 Change1.94%
Dec-16-14Initiated William Blair Outperform
Oct-09-14Upgrade Oppenheimer Perform → Outperform $160
Oct-01-14Reiterated Northland Capital Market Perform $123 → $138
Jul-07-14Upgrade BB&T Capital Mkts Hold → Buy $138
Jul-02-14Reiterated DA Davidson Neutral $145 → $130
Jul-01-14Reiterated Northland Capital Market Perform $135 → $123
Apr-03-14Upgrade Canaccord Genuity Hold → Buy $128 → $172
Apr-03-14Reiterated UBS Neutral $119 → $139
Apr-02-14Reiterated Northland Capital Market Perform $91 → $135
Jan-10-14Reiterated UBS Neutral $109 → $119
Jan-10-14Reiterated Cantor Fitzgerald Hold $100 → $128
Oct-02-13Reiterated Canaccord Genuity Hold $78 → $100
Oct-01-13Downgrade Northland Capital Outperform → Market Perform $90 → $91
Jul-09-13Downgrade Canaccord Genuity Buy → Hold
Jul-03-13Reiterated Oppenheimer Perform $77 → $81
Jul-02-13Reiterated Northland Capital Outperform $80 → $90
Apr-18-13Upgrade Northland Capital Market Perform → Outperform $80
Apr-04-13Reiterated UBS Buy $76 → $83
Apr-04-13Reiterated Oppenheimer Perform $72 → $77
Apr-04-13Downgrade BB&T Capital Mkts Buy → Hold
Dec-16-14 12:05PM  Coverage initiated on Acuity Brands by William Blair
Dec-12-14 08:18AM  Acuity Brands, Inc. to Discuss Fiscal 2015 First Quarter Results Thomson Reuters ONE
Dec-08-14 08:50AM  Analyst Sees 4 Clean Technology Stocks as Big 2015 Winners at 24/7 Wall St.
Dec-05-14 06:23AM  Zacks Rank #1 Additions for Friday Zacks
Nov-25-14 08:02AM  Acuity Brands, Inc. Visible Light Communication Honored with Lux Innovation of the Year Award Thomson Reuters ONE
Nov-05-14 01:04PM  ACUITY BRANDS INC Financials EDGAR Online Financials
Nov-03-14 01:51PM  Mohawk Industries Looks To Build On Commercial Gains at Investor's Business Daily
Oct-31-14 08:08PM  10-K for Acuity Brands, Inc. Company Spotlight
Oct-29-14 04:28PM  ACUITY BRANDS INC Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report EDGAR Online
Oct-20-14 09:04AM  Acuity Brands, Inc. Builds World-Class Engineering Facility in Decatur, Georgia and Upgrades its Conyers, Georgia Complex Thomson Reuters ONE
Oct-17-14 10:15AM  Insider Trading Alert - AYI, MDSO And JAZZ Traded By Insiders at TheStreet
Oct-14-14 06:35AM  How Acuity Brands (AYI) Stock Stands Out in a Strong Industry Zacks
Oct-09-14 09:59AM  Why Acuity Brands (AYI) Stock Is Gaining Today at TheStreet
Oct-02-14 01:22PM  NYSE stocks posting largest percentage increases AP
09:20AM  Company News for October 02, 2014 Zacks
Oct-01-14 08:23PM  [$$] Acuity Brands Profit Rises 22% on Sales Growth at The Wall Street Journal +10.96%
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03:04PM  Stocks Sell Off On Europe Worries; Growth Names Slammed at Investor's Business Daily
12:01PM  Stocks Off Day's Lows; Skyworks, Trinity Slide at Investor's Business Daily
11:11AM  Why Acuity Brands (AYI) Stock Is Soaring Today at TheStreet
10:42AM  Weak Data Send Stocks Lower; Acuity Brands Jumps, ADP Dives at Investor's Business Daily
10:32AM  Acuity Brands Earnings Light Up On Bright LED Sales at Investor's Business Daily
09:37AM  [$$] Acuity Brands Profit Rises 22% on Sales Growth at The Wall Street Journal
09:11AM  ACUITY BRANDS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhibit EDGAR Online
09:01AM  Acuity Brands Reports Record Fiscal 2014 Fourth Quarter and Full-Year Results GlobeNewswire
08:18AM  US stock-index futures cut losses after ADP at CNBC
07:42AM  #PreMarket Primer: Wednesday, October 1: First Case Of Ebola In The US Confirmed Benzinga
07:07AM  Q4 2014 Acuity Brands Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open CCBN
Sep-30-14 08:00PM  [video] What to Watch on Wall Street for Wednesday, October 1st 2014 at TheStreet
Sep-29-14 04:46PM  ACUITY BRANDS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers EDGAR Online
Sep-26-14 04:06PM  Acuity Brands, Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend and Announces Annual Meeting Date Thomson Reuters ONE
Sep-18-14 08:16AM  Acuity Brands, Inc. Wins 'Best in Class' Award at NGL SSL Design Indoor Competition Thomson Reuters ONE
Sep-16-14 09:46AM  Acuity Brands, Inc. To Discuss Fiscal 2014 Fourth Quarter Results Thomson Reuters ONE
Sep-12-14 08:35AM  Cowen Starts Its Top Clean Technology Stocks With Outperform Ratings at 24/7 Wall St.
Sep-10-14 06:00AM  Four Ways To Play The LED Boom at Forbes
Sep-03-14 04:16PM  Acuity Brands, Inc: 2014 IES Progress Report Distinguishes Acuity Brands as Leader of Integrated LED Lighting and Controls Thomson Reuters ONE
Aug-28-14 04:47PM  ACUITY BRANDS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Termination of a Material Definitive Agreement EDGAR Online
Aug-21-14 04:18PM  ACUITY BRANDS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers EDGAR Online
Aug-20-14 04:17PM  Acuity Brands, Inc. Advanced Lighting and Controls Help Texas Hospital Achieve First LEED Platinum Certification in the World Thomson Reuters ONE
Jul-12-14 10:04AM  Are Acuity Brands and Cree the Best LED Lighting Plays? at Motley Fool
Jul-10-14 04:46PM  Acuity Brands, Inc. Outdoor LED Lighting Helps Wisconsin Healthcare Provider to Achieve Sustainability and Energy Savings Goals Thomson Reuters ONE
Jul-07-14 09:18AM  Acuity Brands upgraded to Buy from Hold at BB&T at
Jul-02-14 06:02PM  NYSE stocks posting largest volume increases AP
01:33PM  NYSE stocks posting largest percentage decreases AP
09:16AM  Will This Price Target Decrease Hurt Acuity Brands (AYI) Stock Today? at TheStreet
07:14AM  #PreMarket Primer: Wednesday, July 2: Hopes For A United Iraq Fade Benzinga
06:36AM  Weakness Seen in Acuity Brands (AYI): Stock Plunges 14.9% Zacks
Jul-01-14 05:05PM  On The Fly: Closing Wrap at -14.93%
04:22PM  Netflix and Twitter are big market movers AP
03:52PM  How Will the Acuity Brands Selloff Affect Your Portfolio? at Wall St. Cheat Sheet
12:34PM  On The Fly: Midday Wrap at
12:23PM  Why Acuity Brands (AYI) Stock Is Tanking On Tuesday at TheStreet
12:22PM  Mid-Day Market Update: Acuity Brands Drops On Downbeat Results; GoPro Shares Surge Benzinga
12:12PM  Acuity Brands Earnings Miss For 2nd Straight Quarter at Investor's Business Daily
11:52AM  Stocks Add To Gains; Salix, Akorn Ramp Higher at Investor's Business Daily
10:56AM  Water-Logged And Getting Wetter: Acuity Brands (AYI) at TheStreet
10:31AM  Stocks Head Higher; Netflix Up 5% On Upgrade, GoPro Leaps 12% at Investor's Business Daily
10:23AM  Markets Surge; GM June Sales Rise 1% Benzinga
09:39AM  ACUITY BRANDS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Other Events, Financial Statemen EDGAR Online
09:39AM  [$$] LED Lighting Leads Acuity to Profit Rise at The Wall Street Journal
09:11AM  Acuity Brands shares fall as profit, sales fall short of estimates at MarketWatch
08:58AM  Stock Futures Up Modestly Before Open at Investor's Business Daily
08:55AM  Acuity Brands Reports Fiscal 2014 Third Quarter Results GlobeNewswire
08:53AM  ACUITY BRANDS INC Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report EDGAR Online
08:43AM  US stock futures rise on Chinese manufacturing data at CNBC
07:07AM  Q3 2014 Acuity Brands, Inc. Earnings Release - Before Market Open CCBN
05:39AM  Wall Street to ponder global manufacturing data at CNBC
Jun-30-14 03:24PM  Notable companies reporting before tomorrow's open at
12:18PM  5 Hated Earnings Stocks You Should Love at TheStreet
Jun-29-14 02:02PM  3 Stocks That Could Make Huge Moves This Week at Motley Fool
Jun-27-14 03:01PM  Acuity Brands, Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend Thomson Reuters ONE
11:10AM  Acuity Hopes To Light Up Q3 Earnings After Q2 Miss at Investor's Business Daily
Jun-26-14 08:16AM  Acuity Brands, Inc. Distinguished With "Most Innovative Product of the Year" Award from the LFI Innovation Awards Competition Thomson Reuters ONE
Jun-25-14 10:48AM  Management Changes Should Light Up Cree Sales at Investor's Business Daily
Jun-24-14 08:16AM  Acuity Brands, Inc. Launches New Wireless Lighting and Energy Management Solutions from Acuity Controls Thomson Reuters ONE
Jun-16-14 12:20PM  Acuity Brands, Inc. to Discuss Fiscal 2014 Third Quarter Results Thomson Reuters ONE
Jun-04-14 08:16AM  Acuity Brands, Inc. to Showcase its Newest Intelligent and Responsive Lighting System at LIGHTFAIR INTERNATIONAL 2014 Thomson Reuters ONE
Jun-03-14 08:16AM  Acuity Brands, Inc. Connects Smart Lighting with Smartphones Thomson Reuters ONE
May-29-14 04:16PM  Acuity Brands, Inc : New Acuity Brands Lighting Installation in Las Vegas Convention Center Offers LIGHTFAIR Visitors a Glimpse of its Products in Practice Thomson Reuters ONE
May-28-14 08:16AM  Acuity Brands, Inc. to Demonstrate Multiple Applications of Integrated, Intelligent Lighting Solutions at LIGHTFAIR International 2014 Thomson Reuters ONE
May-15-14 09:49AM  Acuity Brands management to meet with BB&T at
08:16AM  Acuity Brands, Inc : Launches Advanced Generation of its Award-Winning OLED Product Portfolio Thomson Reuters ONE
Apr-24-14 12:43PM  Why stocks may be sniffing out inflation at CNBC
Apr-11-14 04:42PM  Acuity Brands Larger Than S&P 500 Component Owens-Illinois at TheStreet
01:02PM  3 Electronics Stocks Moving The Industry Upward at TheStreet
Apr-04-14 05:58PM  The Only Company That Will Have A Really Good Year In 2014 at Seeking Alpha
Apr-03-14 09:21AM  Will Upgrade Help Acuity Brands (AYI) Stock On Thursday? at TheStreet
Apr-02-14 02:10PM  Acuity Brands' CEO Discusses F2Q 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript at Seeking Alpha
11:47AM  Acuity Stock Lights Up On Improving Order Trends at Investor's Business Daily
Acuity Brands, Inc. designs, produces, and distributes lighting solutions, components, and services for commercial, institutional, industrial, infrastructure, and residential applications in North America and internationally. The company's lighting and controls products and solutions include recessed, surface, and suspended lighting; downlighting; decorative lighting; emergency and exit lighting; track lighting; daylighting; special-use lighting; street and roadway lighting; parking garage lighting; underwater lighting; area pedestrian, flood, and decorative site lighting; landscape lighting; occupancy sensors; photocontrols; relay panels; architectural dimming panels; and integrated lighting controls systems. Its products and solutions also comprise modular wiring, light-emitting diode drivers, glass, and inverters. In addition, the company provides services across applications that primarily relate to monitoring and controlling lighting systems through network technologies and the commissioning of control systems. The company markets its lighting solutions under the Lithonia Lighting, Holophane, Peerless, Mark Architectural Lighting, Hydrel, American Electric Lighting, Gotham, Carandini, RELOC, Antique Street Lamps, Winona Lighting, Synergy Lighting Controls, Sensor Switch, Lighting Control & Design, Dark to Light, ROAM, Sunoptics, Axion Controls, acculamp, Pathway Connectivity, Healthcare Lighting, and eldoLED brand names. It serves electrical distributors, retail home improvement centers, electric utilities, utility distributors, national accounts, lighting showrooms, original equipment manufacturers, energy service companies, and U.S. government and municipalities. The company sells its products through independent sales agents, electrical wholesalers, and factory sales representatives; and a network of distribution centers, regional warehouses, and commercial warehouses. Acuity Brands, Inc. was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #Shares Total SEC Form 4
BROWNING PETER CDirectorOct 30Option Exercise29.781,81554,0513,279Nov 03 06:58 PM
Black Mark AEVP- Customer Enabling Team LdOct 30Option Exercise66.1613,417887,72649,225Oct 31 04:11 PM
Black Mark AEVP- Customer Enabling Team LdOct 30Sale136.7419,3632,647,69735,808Oct 31 04:11 PM
BROWNING PETER CDirectorOct 30Sale138.441,815251,2691,464Nov 03 06:58 PM
HANCE JAMES H JRDirectorOct 15Buy122.948,000983,5208,165Oct 16 05:38 PM
BROWNING PETER CDirectorJan 16Sale132.04927122,4001,464Jan 21 07:55 AM
REECE RICHARD KEVP/Chief Financial OfficerJan 13Option Exercise31.9628,500910,860136,586Jan 15 06:18 PM
NORTH JULIA BDirectorJan 13Option Exercise22.571,81540,9654,441Jan 15 06:19 PM
NAGEL VERNON JChairman, President, and CEOJan 13Option Exercise37.5281,5183,058,555279,215Jan 15 06:17 PM
NORTH JULIA BDirectorJan 13Sale129.981,815235,9052,626Jan 15 06:19 PM
REECE RICHARD KEVP/Chief Financial OfficerJan 13Sale130.9928,5003,733,292108,086Jan 15 06:18 PM
NAGEL VERNON JChairman, President, and CEOJan 13Sale130.3381,51810,623,915197,697Jan 15 06:17 PM