EPS for Acuity Brands, Inc. (AYI) Expected At $2.05

Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.22 in Q2 2018. Its up 0.12, from 1.1 in 2018Q1. It improved, as 54 investors sold Acuity Brands, Inc. shares while 100 reduced holdings. 70 funds opened positions while 118 raised stakes. 39.90 million shares or 6.35% less from 42.61 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
Kbc Grp Inc Nv stated it has 0.17% of its portfolio in Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI). Sei Co invested in 0% or 2,747 shares. Jacobson And Schmitt Advsrs reported 26,477 shares. Kornitzer Management Inc Ks stated it has 0.1% of its portfolio in Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI). Us National Bank & Trust De invested 0% of its portfolio in Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI). Moreover, Advsrs Asset Mngmt has 0.01% invested in Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) for 2,323 shares. Creative Planning has invested 0% in Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI). Moreover, Logan Cap has 0.35% invested in Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI). Glenmede Trust Company Na has invested 0% of its portfolio in Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI). 11,750 are held by Pub Sector Pension Investment Board. Moreover, Cim Mangement has 0.34% invested in Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI). Architects holds 0% or 215 shares. Strs Ohio owns 514 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Teacher Retirement Systems Of Texas reported 0.05% stake. 11,066 were reported by Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania School Empls Retrmt Sys.

Analysts expect Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) to report $2.05 EPS on January, 8.They anticipate $0.24 EPS change or 13.26 % from last quarter’s $1.81 EPS. AYI’s profit would be $81.36 million giving it 14.69 P/E if the $2.05 EPS is correct. After having $2.52 EPS previously, Acuity Brands, Inc.’s analysts see -18.65 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.37% or $0.44 during the last trading session, reaching $120.44. About 888,435 shares traded or 35.82% up from the average. Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) has declined 15.04% since December 7, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 30.66% the S&P500.

Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) Ratings Coverage

Among 5 analysts covering Acuity Brands (NYSE:AYI), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Acuity Brands had 6 analyst reports since July 5, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, October 4 by Wells Fargo. The rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs to “Sell” on Wednesday, September 12. The stock of Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) earned “Market Outperform” rating by JMP Securities on Thursday, July 5. Wells Fargo upgraded it to “Outperform” rating and $187 target in Friday, September 21 report. The stock of Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, September 7 by Robert W. Baird.

Acuity Brands, Inc. designs, produces, and distributes various lighting solutions and services for commercial, institutional, industrial, infrastructure, and residential applications in North America and internationally. The company has market cap of $4.78 billion. The firm offers lighting and controls products and solutions, including recessed, surface, and suspended lighting; down, decorative, emergency and exit, track, daylighting, special-us, street and roadway, parking garage, and underwater lighting; area pedestrian, flood, and decorative site lighting; landscape lighting; occupancy sensors; photo controls; relay panels; architectural dimming panels; and integrated lighting controls systems. It has a 14.14 P/E ratio. It also provides modular wiring products, light emitting diode drivers, glass products, and inverters; and services across applications that primarily relate to monitoring and controlling lighting systems through network technologies and the commissioning of control systems.

More notable recent Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “S&P indexes swap firms due to shifting market caps; FSB to SmallCap 600 – Seeking Alpha” on June 08, 2018, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Acuity Brands Reports Record Quarterly and Full-Year Results – GlobeNewswire” published on October 03, 2018, Benzinga.com published: “JMP On Acuity Brands (NYSE:AYI): ‘Reasonable Valuation Based On Reasonable Expectations’ – Benzinga” on April 05, 2018. More interesting news about Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Acuity Brands – there’s more upside – Seeking Alpha” published on July 03, 2018 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “What Happened in the Stock Market Today – The Motley Fool” with publication date: October 03, 2018.

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