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Acuity Brands (AYI) Company Profile

Updated Jun 3, 2019
Acuity Brands has the following business profile:
Company's Full Name:Acuity Brands Inc
Short Name:Acuity Brands
Trading Ticker Symbol:AYI
Primary Exchange:NYSE
Headquarter City/Country:Atlanta, Georgia
Primary Industry Sector:Consumer Durables
Seconday Sub-sector:Building Products
Main Business Areas: Consumer Durables, Building Products, Technology, Electronic Components, Renewable Energy
Dividend Payments:Dividend History

Market and Trading Information for Acuity Brands

The following details were available for trading and market data about the stock of Acuity Brands as of writing:
Current Share Price:$125.95
Previous Year's Closing Price:$114.95
Percentage Price Change (YTD):9.57%
Market Cap:$4.98 billion
52-week Price Range:$103.48 - $173.01
Dividend Per Share:$0.52
EPS (TTM):8.15
Price-Earnings (Trailing):15.45
Price-Earnings (Forward):12.08

Company Profile and Business Description for Acuity Brands

Acuity Brands, Inc., incorporated on September 20, 2007, is a provider of lighting solutions for commercial, institutional, industrial, infrastructure and residential applications throughout North America and other international markets. The Company operates through North American segment. The Company's lighting and building management solutions vary from individual devices to intelligent network systems. Its individual devices include luminaires, lighting controls, lighting components, controllers for various building systems (including heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), lighting, shades and access control), power supplies and prismatic skylights. The Company's lighting and building management solutions are marketed under various brand names, including Lithonia Lighting, Holophane, Peerless, Gotham, Mark Architectural Lighting, Winona Lighting, Juno, Indy, AccuLite, Aculux, Healthcare Lighting, Hydrel, American Electric Lighting, Carandini, Antique Street Lamps, Sunoptics, RELOC Wiring Solutions, eldoLED, Distech Controls and Acuity Controls. As of August 31, 2016, the Company manufactures products in 17 facilities in North America and three facilities in Europe.

The Company offers a portfolio of indoor and outdoor lighting and building management solutions for commercial, institutional, industrial, infrastructure and residential applications. The portfolio of lighting solutions include lighting products utilizing fluorescent, light emitting diode (LED), organic LED (OLED), high intensity discharge, metal halide, and incandescent light sources to illuminate a number of applications.

The 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. The building management solutions include products and solutions for controlling HVAC, lighting, shades, and access control that deliver end-to-end optimization of those building systems.

The solutions portfolio of the Company also includes modular wiring, LED drivers, sensors, glass and inverters sold primarily to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). In addition, the Company provides services across applications that primarily relate to monitoring and controlling lighting and building management systems through network technologies and the commissioning of control systems.

The Company serves various customers, such as electrical distributors, system integrators, retail home improvement centers, electric utilities, lighting showrooms, national accounts and energy service companies located in North America and select international markets serving new construction, renovation, and maintenance and repair applications. As of August 31, 2016, the Company operates 20 manufacturing facilities, including nine facilities in the United States, six facilities in Mexico, three facilities in Europe and two in Canada.

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