AYI:NYE-Acuity Brands Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Electrical Equipment & Parts | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 204.30

Change

-2.99 (-1.44)%

Market Cap

USD 7.23B

Volume

0.30M

Avg Analyst Target

USD 225.40 (+10.33%)

Avg User Target

USD
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

Verdict


Acuity Brands Inc (AYI) Stock Analysis:
Based on the Acuity Brands Inc stock forecasts from 6 analysts, the average analyst target price for Acuity Brands Inc is USD 225.40 over the next 12 months. Acuity Brands Inc’s average analyst rating is Strong Buy. Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Acuity Brands Inc is Slightly Bearish, which is based on 7 positive signals and 9 negative signals. At the last closing, Acuity Brands Inc’s stock price was USD 204.30. Acuity Brands Inc’s stock price has changed by -3.60% over the past week, +0.78% over the past month and +72.33% over the last year.

About

Acuity Brands, Inc. provides lighting and building management solutions in North America and internationally. The company operates through two segments, Acuity Brands Lighting and Lighting Controls (ABL); and the Intelligent Spaces Group (ISG). The ABL segment provides commercial ...Read More

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ETFs Containing AYI

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
FHG:CA First Trust AlphaDEX U.S... 0.00 % 0.76 %

-0.25 (-0.62%)

USD0.05B
GEX VanEck Vectors Global Alt.. 0.00 % 0.63 %

N/A

USD0.09B
XKII SPDR Kensho Intelligent S.. 0.00 % 0.46 %

N/A

USD9.07M
SIMS SPDR S&P Kensho Intellige.. 0.00 % 0.45 %

-0.66 (-1.59%)

USD0.06B

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Electrical Equipment & Parts)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -3.50% 72% C- 39% F
Dividend Return 0.06% 100% A+ 2% F
Total Return -3.44% 72% C- 39% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 72.33% 94% A 96% A
Dividend Return 0.44% 27% F 7% F
Total Return 72.77% 94% A 95% A
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -1.71% 44% F 30% F
Dividend Return 1.25% 14% F 3% F
Total Return -0.46% 44% F 20% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 6.88% 44% F 52% F
Dividend Return 0.40% 17% F 10% F
Total Return 7.28% 44% F 44% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 46.55% 31% F 21% F
Risk Adjusted Return 15.63% 31% F 22% F
Market Capitalization 7.23B 83% B 77% C+
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Electrical Equipment & Parts)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 22.23 67% D+ 36% F
Price/Book Ratio 3.43 60% D- 29% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 17.70 44% F 29% F
EV/EBITDA 13.60 60% D- 44% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 16.67% 47% F 59% F
Return on Invested Capital 13.46% 82% B- 83% B
Return on Assets 8.17% 82% B- 87% B+
Debt to Equity Ratio 24.18% 80% B- 77% C+
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 2.80 59% F 35% F
Short Percent 3.26% 35% F 48% F
Beta 1.61 25% F 19% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Low debt

The company is less leveraged than its peers ,, and is among the top quartile, which makes it more flexible. However, do check the news and look at its sector. Sometimes this is low because the company is not growing and has no growth potential.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio

This stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.

What to not like:
Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Below median total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Poor return on equity

The company management has delivered below median return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Dividend Growth

This stock has shown below median dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.