News to Track: Acuity Brands (NYSE:AYI)

Acuity Brands (NYSE:AYI) spotted trading -10.62% off 52-week high price. On the other end, the stock has been noted 90.19% away from the low price over the last 52-weeks. The stock changed 6.00% to recent value of $128.3. The stock transacted 626815 shares during most recent day however it has an average volume of 576.04K shares. The company has 39.50M of outstanding shares and 34.33M shares were floated in the market.

On Jan. 6, 2021, The Board of Directors of Acuity Brands (NYSE:AYI) declared a quarterly dividend of 13 cents per share.  The dividend is payable on February 1, 2021 to shareholders of record on January 20, 2021.

About Acuity Brands

Acuity Brands (NYSE: AYI) is a market-leading industrial technology company. We design, manufacture, and bring to market innovative products and services that make the world more brilliant, productive, and connected including building management systems, lighting, lighting controls, and location-aware applications.  Based in Atlanta, Georgia, with operations across North America, Europe, and Asia, we are powered by approximately 11,000 dedicated and talented associates.

Its earnings per share (EPS) expected to touch remained -24.00% for this year while earning per share for the next 5-years is expected to reach at -0.71%. AYI has a gross margin of 42.20% and an operating margin of 10.60% while its profit margin remained 7.50% for the last 12 months.

According to the most recent quarter its current ratio was 2.3 that represents company’s ability to meet its current financial obligations. The price moved ahead of 9.35% from the mean of 20 days, 16.49% from mean of 50 days SMA and performed 29.60% from mean of 200 days price. Company’s performance for the week was 8.51%, 4.35% for month and YTD performance remained 5.95%.

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