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Acuity Brands (AYI) Company Profile

Updated May 14, 2020
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 ProductsElectronic Components, Renewable Energy
Dividend Payments:Dividend History
ETFs Holding:List of ETFs holding Acuity Brands stock

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:$76.25
Previous Year's Closing Price:$138
Percentage Price Change (YTD):-44.75%
Market Cap:$3.02 billion
52-week Price Range:$67.46 - $143.55
Dividend Per Share:$0.52
EPS (TTM):7.51
Price-Earnings (Trailing):10.15
Price-Earnings (Forward):9.44

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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ETFs Holding Acuity Brands Stock

As of March 2020, the following exchange-traded funds (ETF) hold the Acuity Brands stocks in their respective portfolios. Below is a random list of only 10 ETFs in no particular order that have Acuity Brands stock holding. There are a total of 112 ETFs in records which are holding Acuity Brands stock in their portfolio. See Full List.

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ACWIiShares MSCI ACWI ETFThe iShares MSCI ACWI ETF tracks a market-cap-weighted index of large- and midcap global stocks, covering 85% of the developed and emerging markets capitalization. ...Full Details ...Candlestick Patterns.0.32%1596
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AMCAiShares Russell 1000 Pure US Revenue ETFThe iShares Russell 1000 Pure US Revenue ETF tracks a market-cap-weighted index of large- and midcap US stocks that generate a substantial portion of their revenue from domestic sales. ...Full Details0.15%409
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COWZPacer US Cash Cows 100 ETFThe Pacer US Cash Cows 100 ETF tracks an index of companies selected from the Russell 1000 Index and weighted accord to their free cash flow. ...Full Details0.49%101
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CRBNiShares MSCI ACWI Low Carbon Target ETFThe iShares MSCI ACWI Low Carbon Target ETF tracks an index of stocks from global firms selected for a bias toward lower carbon emissions, but with tight constraints to the broad, marketlike ACWI index. ...Full Details0.2%1204
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DGRWWisdomTree US Dividend Growth FundThe WisdomTree U.S. Quality Dividend Growth ETF tracks the performance of the WisdomTree US Dividend Growth Index by investing in large- and midcap dividend-paying US common stocks with growth characteristics. ...Full Details0.28%276
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DSIiShares MSCI KLD 400 Social ETFThe iShares MSCI KLD 400 Social ETF tracks a market-cap-weighted index of 400 companies deemed to have positive environmental, social and governance characteristics by MSCI. ...Full Details0.25%402
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ESGVVanguard ESG US Stock ETFThe Vanguard ESG U.S. Stock ETF tracks a market-cap-weighted index of US companies screened for environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) criteria. ...Full Details0.12%988
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EXTWisdomTree US Total Earnings ETFThe WisdomTree U.S. Total Earnings Fund tracks an index selected and weighted by earnings over the past four quarters. ...Full Details0.28%1233
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FIDUFidelity MSCI Industrials Index ETFThe Fidelity MSCI Industrials Index ETF tracks a market-cap-weighted index of stocks in the broad US industrials sector. ...Full Details0.08%343
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FNDBSchwab Fundamental US Broad Market Index ETFThe Schwab Fundamental U.S. Broad Market Index ETF tracks a fundamentally selected and weighted Russell Index based on sales, cash flow and dividends/buybacks. ...Full Details0.25%1481
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See Full List of ETFs holding Acuity Brands stock in their respective portfolios.

Peer / Competitor Companies of Building Products Sector

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▶ Babcock (BW): Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc., incorporated on January 13, 2015, is a technology-based provider of fossil and renewable power generation and environmental equipment that includes a suite of boiler products ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Chase (CCF): Chase Corporation, incorporated on March 1, 1988, is a manufacturer of protective materials for reliability applications. The Company has two operating segments, which include industrial materials segment and construction materials ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Energy Focus (EFOI): Energy Focus, Inc., incorporated on May 2, 2007, along with its subsidiaries is engaged in the design, development, manufacturing, marketing, installation and sale of lighting systems. The Company is engaged ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Griffon (GFF): Griffon Corporation (Griffon), incorporated on December 29, 1970, is a management and holding company that conducts business through its subsidiaries. The Company operates through three segments: Home & Building Products ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ LSI Industries (LYTS): LSI Industries Inc., incorporated on September 28, 1989, is a provider of corporate visual image solutions. The Company operates through three segments: Lighting, Graphics and Technology. The Companys products and ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Orion Energy (OESX): Orion Energy Systems, Inc., incorporated on March 25, 1996, is a designer and manufacturer of lighting platforms. The Company operates through three segments: Orion U.S. Markets Division (USM), Orion Engineered ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ PGT Innovations (PGTI): PGT Innovations, Inc., formerly PGT, Inc., incorporated on December 16, 2003, is a manufacturer of impact-resistant windows and doors. The Companys brands include CGI, PGT Windows + Doors and WinDoor. ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Revolution Lighting (RVLT): Revolution Lighting Technologies, Inc., incorporated on December 16, 1993, designs, manufactures, markets and sells commercial grade light-emitting diode (LED) and conventional lighting fixtures. The Company operates in Lighting Products and ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Vivint Solar (VSLR): Vivint Solar, Inc., incorporated on August 12, 2011, offers distributed solar energy, electricity generated by a solar energy system installed at or near customers locations, to residential customers. Through investment ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

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