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Last $167.74 USD
Change Today -0.04 / -0.02%
Volume 211.9K
As of 8:04 PM 04/24/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

acuity brands inc (AYI) Snapshot

Open
$167.91
Previous Close
$167.78
Day High
$168.51
Day Low
$166.78
52 Week High
03/30/15 - $172.76
52 Week Low
08/1/14 - $104.69
Market Cap
7.3B
Average Volume 10 Days
206.9K
EPS TTM
$4.66
Shares Outstanding
43.4M
EX-Date
04/15/15
P/E TM
36.0x
Dividend
$0.52
Dividend Yield
0.31%
Current Stock Chart for ACUITY BRANDS INC (AYI)

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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.

7,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 04/1/15
Founded in 2001

acuity brands inc (AYI) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President ...
Total Annual Compensation: $600.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $428.8K
Executive Vice President and President of Acu...
Total Annual Compensation: $422.5K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

acuity brands inc (AYI) Key Developments

Acuity Brands, Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for Second Quarter and Six Months Ended February 28, 2015; Provides Capital Expenditure Guidance for the Full Year of Fiscal 2015

Acuity Brands, Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for second quarter and six months ended February 28, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported net sales of $616.1 million, operating profit of $78.6 million, income before provision for income taxes of $70.7 million, net income of $46.4 million or $1.07 per diluted share, adjusted operating profit of $78.7 million, adjusted net income of $46.7 million or $1.08 per diluted share, compared to the net sales of $546.2 million, operating profit of $58.4 million, income before provision for income taxes of $50.3 million, net income of $32.7 million or $0.75 per diluted share, adjusted operating profit of $58.2 million, adjusted net income of $32.6 million or $0.75 per diluted share, for the same quarter a year ago. For the six months, the company reported net sales of $1,263.5 million, operating profit of $165.3 million, income before provision for income taxes of $150.4 million, net income of $97.5 million or $2.24 per diluted share, adjusted operating profit of $175.4 million, adjusted net income of $104.1 million or $2.4 per diluted share, net cash provided by operating activities of $75.5 million, purchases of property, plant, and equipment of $27 million compared to the net sales of $1,120.9 million, operating profit of $135.8 million, income before provision for income taxes of $119.1 million, net income of $77.2 million or $1.78 per diluted share, adjusted operating profit of $130.6 million, adjusted net income of $74 million or $1.71 per diluted share, net cash provided by operating activities of $57.4 million, purchases of property, plant, and equipment of $16.5 million for the previous year. In the first half of fiscal year 2015, the company spent $27 million on capital expenditures compared with $16.5 million in the prior year. The company provided capital expenditure guidance for the full year of fiscal 2015. The company currently expects to spend approximately 2% of revenues in capital expenditures in fiscal year 2015. The company still expects the effective tax rate for fiscal year 2015 to be 35.5% before any discrete items and if the rates in taxing jurisdictions remain generally consistent throughout the year.

Acuity Brands, Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend, Payable on May 1, 2015

The Board of Directors of Acuity Brands, Inc. declared a quarterly dividend of 13 cents per share. The dividend is payable on May 1, 2015 to shareholders of record on April 17, 2015.

Acuity Brands, Inc. Partners with Sensity Systems to Deliver Transformational LED Solutions

Acuity Brands, Inc. announced a strategic partnership with Sensity Systems. Acuity Brands and Sensity plan to create a joint solution that further transforms energy-efficient LED lighting into a smart, connected platform for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). As a Sensity NetSense Partner, Acuity Brands further expands its smart outdoor lighting solutions capabilities by adding the ability to capture and transmit data near real-time, providing actionable insight and enabling a broad array of applications and services. Acuity Brands and Sensity expect that their joint solution will advance the goals of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Presidential Challenge for Advanced Outdoor Lighting.

 

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