Acuity Brands (NYSE:AYI) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday. The electronics maker reported $2.12 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.73 by $0.39, MarketWatch Earnings reports. Acuity Brands had a net margin of 7.64% and a return on equity of 14.50%.
NYSE AYI traded up $3.84 during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $168.84. The company had a trading volume of 28,045 shares, compared to its average volume of 509,582. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $131.03 and a 200-day moving average price of $115.42. The company has a market capitalization of $6.08 billion, a PE ratio of 26.48, a P/E/G ratio of 1.59 and a beta of 1.52. The company has a current ratio of 2.31, a quick ratio of 1.77 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.26. Acuity Brands has a twelve month low of $70.55 and a twelve month high of $169.41.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, May 3rd. Shareholders of record on Friday, April 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.13 per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 15th. This represents a $0.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.31%. Acuity Brands’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 6.92%.
About Acuity Brands
Acuity Brands, Inc provides lighting and building management solutions and services for commercial, institutional, industrial, infrastructure, and residential applications in North America and internationally. The company offers lighting and control products and solutions, including recessed, surface, and suspended lighting; down, decorative, emergency and exit, track, day, special-use, street and roadway, parking garage, tunnel, underwater, area pedestrian, flood, decorative site, and landscape lighting; occupancy sensors; photo controls; relay panels; architectural dimming panels; and integrated lighting controls systems.
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