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Acuity Brands, Inc.
Index- P/E31.89 EPS (ttm)4.08 Insider Own5.30% Shs Outstand43.21M Perf Week5.22%
Market Cap5.62B Forward P/E21.22 EPS next Y6.13 Insider Trans0.04% Shs Float42.77M Perf Month4.21%
Income175.80M PEG2.45 EPS next Q1.13 Inst Own97.00% Short Float3.47% Perf Quarter13.88%
Sales2.39B P/S2.35 EPS this Y38.60% Inst Trans0.44% Short Ratio3.94 Perf Half Y2.88%
Book/sh27.12 P/B4.80 EPS next Y23.73% ROA14.60% Target Price150.82 Perf Year29.75%
Cash/sh12.79 P/C10.17 EPS next 5Y13.00% ROE27.00% 52W Range97.87 - 145.80 Perf YTD19.51%
Dividend0.52 P/FCF32.07 EPS past 5Y15.30% ROI13.80% 52W High-8.28% Beta1.50
Dividend %0.40% Quick Ratio2.10 Sales past 5Y7.60% Gross Margin40.90% 52W Low36.64% ATR3.51
Employees7000 Current Ratio2.50 Sales Q/Q15.30% Oper. Margin12.50% RSI (14)64.83 Volatility2.89% 2.92%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.30 EPS Q/Q22.10% Profit Margin12.40% Rel Volume0.74 Prev Close130.10
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.30 EarningsOct 01 BMO Payout7.50% Avg Volume376.93K Price133.73
Recom2.00 SMA205.65% SMA508.17% SMA2006.34% Volume130,942 Change2.79%
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05-Mar-13Initiated UBS Buy $76
20-Oct-14 09:04AM  Acuity Brands, Inc. Builds World-Class Engineering Facility in Decatur, Georgia and Upgrades its Conyers, Georgia Complex Thomson Reuters ONE
17-Oct-14 10:15AM  Insider Trading Alert - AYI, MDSO And JAZZ Traded By Insiders at TheStreet
14-Oct-14 06:35AM  How Acuity Brands (AYI) Stock Stands Out in a Strong Industry Zacks
09-Oct-14 09:59AM  Why Acuity Brands (AYI) Stock Is Gaining Today at TheStreet
07:09AM  Acuity Brands upgraded by Oppenheimer Briefing.com
02-Oct-14 01:22PM  NYSE stocks posting largest percentage increases AP
09:20AM  Company News for October 02, 2014 Zacks
01-Oct-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
30-Sep-14 08:00PM  [video] What to Watch on Wall Street for Wednesday, October 1st 2014 at TheStreet
29-Sep-14 04:46PM  ACUITY BRANDS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers EDGAR Online
26-Sep-14 04:06PM  Acuity Brands, Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend and Announces Annual Meeting Date Thomson Reuters ONE
18-Sep-14 08:16AM  Acuity Brands, Inc. Wins 'Best in Class' Award at NGL SSL Design Indoor Competition Thomson Reuters ONE
16-Sep-14 09:46AM  Acuity Brands, Inc. To Discuss Fiscal 2014 Fourth Quarter Results Thomson Reuters ONE
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10-Sep-14 06:00AM  Four Ways To Play The LED Boom at Forbes
03-Sep-14 04:16PM  Acuity Brands, Inc: 2014 IES Progress Report Distinguishes Acuity Brands as Leader of Integrated LED Lighting and Controls Thomson Reuters ONE
28-Aug-14 04:47PM  ACUITY BRANDS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Termination of a Material Definitive Agreement EDGAR Online
21-Aug-14 04:18PM  ACUITY BRANDS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers EDGAR Online
20-Aug-14 04:17PM  Acuity Brands, Inc. Advanced Lighting and Controls Help Texas Hospital Achieve First LEED Platinum Certification in the World Thomson Reuters ONE
12-Jul-14 10:04AM  Are Acuity Brands and Cree the Best LED Lighting Plays? at Motley Fool
10-Jul-14 04:46PM  Acuity Brands, Inc. Outdoor LED Lighting Helps Wisconsin Healthcare Provider to Achieve Sustainability and Energy Savings Goals Thomson Reuters ONE
08-Jul-14 01:04PM  ACUITY BRANDS INC Financials EDGAR Online Financials
07-Jul-14 09:18AM  Acuity Brands upgraded to Buy from Hold at BB&T at theflyonthewall.com
02-Jul-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
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06:36AM  Weakness Seen in Acuity Brands (AYI): Stock Plunges 14.9% Zacks
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03:52PM  How Will the Acuity Brands Selloff Affect Your Portfolio? at Wall St. Cheat Sheet
12:34PM  On The Fly: Midday Wrap at theflyonthewall.com
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
30-Jun-14 03:24PM  Notable companies reporting before tomorrow's open at theflyonthewall.com
12:18PM  5 Hated Earnings Stocks You Should Love at TheStreet
29-Jun-14 02:02PM  3 Stocks That Could Make Huge Moves This Week at Motley Fool
27-Jun-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
26-Jun-14 08:16AM  Acuity Brands, Inc. Distinguished With "Most Innovative Product of the Year" Award from the LFI Innovation Awards Competition Thomson Reuters ONE
25-Jun-14 10:48AM  Management Changes Should Light Up Cree Sales at Investor's Business Daily
24-Jun-14 08:16AM  Acuity Brands, Inc. Launches New Wireless Lighting and Energy Management Solutions from Acuity Controls Thomson Reuters ONE
16-Jun-14 12:20PM  Acuity Brands, Inc. to Discuss Fiscal 2014 Third Quarter Results Thomson Reuters ONE
04-Jun-14 08:16AM  Acuity Brands, Inc. to Showcase its Newest Intelligent and Responsive Lighting System at LIGHTFAIR INTERNATIONAL 2014 Thomson Reuters ONE
03-Jun-14 08:16AM  Acuity Brands, Inc. Connects Smart Lighting with Smartphones Thomson Reuters ONE
29-May-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
28-May-14 08:16AM  Acuity Brands, Inc. to Demonstrate Multiple Applications of Integrated, Intelligent Lighting Solutions at LIGHTFAIR International 2014 Thomson Reuters ONE
15-May-14 09:49AM  Acuity Brands management to meet with BB&T at theflyonthewall.com
08:16AM  Acuity Brands, Inc : Launches Advanced Generation of its Award-Winning OLED Product Portfolio Thomson Reuters ONE
24-Apr-14 12:43PM  Why stocks may be sniffing out inflation at CNBC
11-Apr-14 04:42PM  Acuity Brands Larger Than S&P 500 Component Owens-Illinois at TheStreet
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04-Apr-14 05:58PM  The Only Company That Will Have A Really Good Year In 2014 at Seeking Alpha
03-Apr-14 09:21AM  Will Upgrade Help Acuity Brands (AYI) Stock On Thursday? at TheStreet
02-Apr-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 offers indoor lighting products, such as recessed, surface, and suspended lighting products, as well as downlighting, decorative lighting, emergency and exit lighting, track lighting, daylighting, and special-use lighting products; and outdoor lighting products comprising street and roadway, underwater, parking garage, area, pedestrian, flood, decorative site, and landscape lighting products. It also provides lighting controls, such as occupancy sensors, photocontrols, relay panels, architectural dimming panels, theatrical, and integrated lighting controls systems; and components, such as wiring, LED drivers, glass, and inverters. In addition, the company is involved in monitoring and controlling lighting systems through network technologies, as well as commissioning 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, Tersen, 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
HANCE JAMES H JRDirectorOct 15Buy122.948,000983,5208,165Oct 16 05:38 PM
BROWNING PETER CDirectorJan 16Sale132.04927122,4001,464Jan 21 07:55 AM
NAGEL VERNON JChairman, President, and CEOJan 13Option Exercise37.5281,5183,058,555279,215Jan 15 06:17 PM
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
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
NORTH JULIA BDirectorJan 13Sale129.981,815235,9052,626Jan 15 06:19 PM
ROBINSON RAY MDirectorOct 31Option Exercise29.781,81554,0515,197Oct 31 04:04 PM
Black Mark AEVP- Customer Enabling Team LdOct 31Option Exercise48.7914,773720,76137,049Nov 01 04:36 PM
Black Mark AEVP- Customer Enabling Team LdOct 31Sale100.8614,7731,490,00522,276Nov 01 04:36 PM
ROBINSON RAY MDirectorOct 31Sale101.341,815183,9323,382Oct 31 04:04 PM
Black Mark AEVP- Customer Enabling Team LdOct 30Sale101.906,412653,38322,276Nov 01 04:36 PM
MCCULLOUGH ROBERT FDirectorOct 28Option Exercise22.571,81540,9654,206Oct 29 10:33 AM
MCCULLOUGH ROBERT FDirectorOct 28Sale103.071,815187,0722,391Oct 29 10:33 AM
BROWNING PETER CDirectorOct 23Option Exercise22.571,81540,9654,206Oct 24 06:30 PM
BROWNING PETER CDirectorOct 23Sale103.771,815188,3432,391Oct 24 06:30 PM