EPS for Acuity Brands, Inc. (AYI) Expected At $2.02 on July, 5

June 27, 2018 - By Ira Colvard

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During 2018 Q1 the big money sentiment increased to 1.1. That’s change of 0.15, from 2017Q4’s 0.95. 55 investors sold all, 107 reduced holdings as Acuity Brands, Inc. ratio improved. 118 grew holdings while 61 funds acquired holdings. Funds hold 42.61 million shares thus 1.13% more from 2017Q4’s 42.13 million shares.
Daiwa Securities Grp Inc holds 0% of its capital in Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) for 1,405 shs. Lpl Fincl Limited Liability holds 0% of its capital in Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) for 3,106 shs. Logan Management invested in 59,123 shs or 0.58% of the stock. Da Davidson Co has 0% invested in Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) for 1,450 shs. Exane Derivatives, a France-based fund reported 1,492 shs. Maverick Cap Ltd reported 61,870 shs. Ledyard Savings Bank accumulated 166 shs or 0% of the stock. Paloma owns 5,341 shs. Moreover, Macquarie Group has 0.01% invested in Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) for 49,155 shs. Royal Bank & Trust Of Canada invested in 86,336 shs. Aqr Capital Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0% of its capital in Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) for 16,960 shs. Autus Asset Mgmt Ltd holds 0.07% or 2,808 shs in its capital. Moreover, Riverhead Cap Mgmt Limited Liability has 0.02% invested in Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) for 2,606 shs. Guardian Life Insurance Of America accumulated 97 shs. Eagle Asset Mngmt Inc has invested 0.36% in Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI).

Acuity Brands, Inc. had 0 insider sales and 2 insider purchases since May 3, 2018. This’s net activity of $713,970. Battle W. Patrick also bought $150,170 worth of Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) shs.

On July, 5 WallStreet anticipated Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI)’s earnings release, according to Faxor. Analysts have expectation on stock’s earnings per share of $2.02. That’s down 0.49 % from last year’s $2.03 earnings per share. The profit will be $81.92 million for AYI if $2.02 earnings per share becomes true. Last quarter $1.72 earnings per share was reported. Analysts forecasts 17.44 % EPS growth this quarter. AYI is reaching $120.31 during the last trading session, after increased 0.17%.Acuity Brands, Inc. has volume of 509,255 shares. Since June 27, 2017 AYI has declined 28.09% and is downtrending. AYI underperformed by 40.66% the S&P 500.

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

In total 9 analysts cover Acuity Brands (NYSE:AYI). “Buy” rating has 3, “Sell” are 1, while 5 are “Hold”. (NYSE:AYI) has 33% bullish analysts. With $212.0 highest and $10500 lowest target price, Acuity Brands has $155 average target price or 28.83% above the current ($120.31) price. 15 are the (NYSE:AYI)’s ratings reports on Jun 27, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. In Tuesday, January 9 report Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Hold” rating and $175.0 target. On Wednesday, April 4 the stock of Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) has “Hold” rating given by Robert W. Baird. The stock rating was downgraded by Seaport Global to “Hold” on Thursday, January 11. In Wednesday, January 10 report Canaccord Genuity maintained it with “Buy” rating and $195.0 target. On Monday, April 2 the rating was maintained by Roth Capital with “Sell”. On Wednesday, January 10 the rating was downgraded by Williams Capital Group to “Hold”. On Tuesday, January 9 the company was maintained by Cowen & Co. The stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Hold” on Friday, March 16. On Thursday, March 22 the firm has “Market Perform” rating by William Blair given. The stock rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with “Hold” on Thursday, April 5.

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 $4.88 billion market cap. 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.The P/E ratio is 14.87. 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.

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