Analyst Upgrades – Acuity Brands (NYSE:AYI) Stock Gets Upgraded By JMP Securities from Underperform to Market Perform

Analyst Ratings For Acuity Brands (NYSE:AYI)

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Today, Acuity Brands (NYSE:AYI) stock received an upgrade by JMP Securities from Underperform to Market Perform with a price target of $183.00.

There are 1 sell rating, 6 hold ratings, 7 buy ratings on the stock.

The current consensus rating on Acuity Brands (NYSE:AYI) is Hold (Score: 2.43) with a consensus target price of $211.23 per share, a potential 24.50% upside.

Some recent analyst ratings include

  • 10/3/2017-JMP Securities Upgrade from a “Underperform ” rating to a ” Market Perform” rating.
  • 9/19/2017-Robert W. Baird was Downgraded by analysts at Robert W. Baird from a “Outperform ” rating to a ” Neutral” rating. They now have a $178.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $212.00 .
  • 9/15/2017-Wells Fargo & Company was Downgraded by analysts at Wells Fargo & Company from a “Outperform ” rating to a ” Market Perform” rating. They now have a $185.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $225.00 .
  • 7/11/2017-Wolfe Research initiated coverage with a Outperform rating.
  • 7/4/2017-Roth Capital Reiterated Rating of Sell.

Dividend information for Acuity Brands (NYSE:AYI)

Acuity Brands (NYSE:AYI) pays an annual dividend of Community Ranking: with a yield of 0.31% and an average dividend growth of 0.00% based on a 3 Year Average.

Dividend History for Acuity Brands (NYSE:AYI)

  • On 10/2/2017 Acuity Brands announced a quarterly dividend of $0.13 0.31% with an ex dividend date of 10/17/2017 which will be payable on 11/1/2017.
  • On 6/28/2017 Acuity Brands announced a quarterly dividend of $0.13 0.29% with an ex dividend date of 7/14/2017 which will be payable on 8/1/2017.
  • On 3/30/2017 Acuity Brands announced a Quarterly dividend of $0.13 0.25% with an ex dividend date of 4/12/2017 which will be payable on 5/1/2017.
  • On 1/6/2017 Acuity Brands announced a Quarterly dividend of $0.13 0.26% with an ex dividend date of 1/19/2017 which will be payable on 2/1/2017.
  • On 9/30/2016 Acuity Brands announced a quarterly dividend of $0.13 0.2% with an ex dividend date of 10/14/2016 which will be payable on 11/1/2016.
  • On 6/27/2016 Acuity Brands announced a quarterly dividend of $0.13 0.22% with an ex dividend date of 7/14/2016 which will be payable on 8/1/2016.
  • On 4/5/2016 Acuity Brands announced a quarterly dividend of $0.13 0.23% with an ex dividend date of 4/14/2016 which will be payable on 5/2/2016.


  • On 7/14/2017 Mark A. Black, EVP, sold 5,427 with an average share price of $205.29 per share and the total transaction amounting to $1,114,108.83. View SEC Filing
  • On 7/6/2017 Peter C Browning, Director, sold 970 with an average share price of $200.05 per share and the total transaction amounting to $194,048.50. View SEC Filing
  • On 2/7/2017 Ray M Robinson, Director, sold 1,100 with an average share price of $206.19 per share and the total transaction amounting to $226,809.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 7/11/2016 Richard K. Reece, CFO, sold 33,430 with an average share price of $269.07 per share and the total transaction amounting to $8,995,010.10. View SEC Filing
  • On 7/11/2016 Vernon J. Nagel, CEO, sold 65,060 with an average share price of $268.30 per share and the total transaction amounting to $17,455,598.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 7/6/2016 Mark A. Black, EVP, sold 2,654 with an average share price of $250.27 per share and the total transaction amounting to $664,216.58. View SEC Filing
  • On 7/1/2016 Ray M Robinson, Director, sold 786 with an average share price of $248.55 per share and the total transaction amounting to $195,360.30. View SEC Filing

Recent Trading Activity for Acuity Brands (NYSE:AYI)
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