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Market Cap $M6,578Revenue $M2,394Net Margin (%)7.4Z-Score6.6
Enterprise Value $M6,349EPS $4.1Operating Margin %12.5F-Score7
P/E(ttm))36.1Cash Flow Per Share $4.0Pre-tax Margin (%)11.2Higher ROA y-yY
Price/Book5.510-y EBITDA Growth Rate %4.5Quick Ratio2.2Cash flow > EarningsY
Price/Sales2.75-y EBITDA Growth Rate %15.1Current Ratio2.7Lower Leverage y-yY
Price/Cash Flow16.6y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %18.5ROA % (ttm)8.8Higher Current Ratio y-yY
Dividend Yield %0.3Insider Buy (3m)1ROE % (ttm)16.2Less Shares Outstanding y-yN
Payout Ratio %12.0Shares Outstanding M43.3ROI % (ttm)7.7Gross Margin Increase y-yY

Gurus Latest Trades with AYI

Number of guru portfolios checked: 85. (List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)
TickerGuruDate Action
Impactdown Price Range
(Average)*
Current Price Change from Average Comment Current Shares
AYIGeorge Soros 2014-06-30 Sold Out $119.24 - $137.75
($126.94)
$ 151.6820%Sold Out0
AYIJoel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Sold Out -0.02%$119.24 - $137.75
($126.94)
$ 151.6820%Sold Out0
AYIJoel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Buy 0.02%$106.28 - $143.65
($131.41)
$ 151.6815%New holding, 7523 sh.7,523
AYIGeorge Soros 2014-03-31 Buy $106.28 - $143.65
($131.41)
$ 151.6815%New holding, 2400 sh.2,400
AYIMario Gabelli 2013-12-31 Reduce$92.84 - $110.19
($101.8)
$ 151.6849%Reduce -22.87%19,895
AYIJohn Keeley 2013-09-30 Sold Out -0.19%$81.39 - $93.65
($87.52)
$ 151.6873%Sold Out0
AYIJoel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Sold Out -0.03%$68.25 - $78.37
($74.08)
$ 151.68105%Sold Out0
AYIJohn Burbank 2013-06-30 Sold Out -0.01%$68.25 - $78.37
($74.08)
$ 151.68105%Sold Out0
AYIJohn Burbank 2013-03-31 Buy 0.01%$65.46 - $72.93
($69.75)
$ 151.68118%New holding, 4866 sh.4,866
AYIJohn Keeley 2013-03-31 Reduce-0.55%$65.46 - $72.93
($69.75)
$ 151.68118%Reduce -71.98%141,345
AYIJoel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Reduce-0.01%$65.46 - $72.93
($69.75)
$ 151.68118%Reduce -25.06%8,773
AYIJoel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Reduce-0.04%$56.46 - $68.95
($62.32)
$ 151.68143%Reduce -46.15%12,958
AYIRon Baron 2012-06-30 Add0.12%$49.36 - $63.75
($54.24)
$ 151.68180%Add 60.83%1,000,000
AYIJoel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Add0.06%$49.36 - $63.75
($54.24)
$ 151.68180%Add 258.47%24,064
AYIJohn Burbank 2012-06-30 Sold Out -0.0028%$49.36 - $63.75
($54.24)
$ 151.68180%Sold Out0
AYIRon Baron 2012-03-31 Add0.05%$50.32 - $64.76
($55.73)
$ 151.68172%Add 24.36%621,789
AYIJoel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Buy 0.04%$50.32 - $64.76
($55.73)
$ 151.68172%New holding, 6713 sh.6,713
AYIJohn Burbank 2012-03-31 Buy $50.32 - $64.76
($55.73)
$ 151.68172%New holding, 1300 sh.1,300
AYIMario Gabelli 2012-03-31 Add$50.32 - $64.76
($55.73)
$ 151.68172%Add 29.26%25,620
AYIJohn Keeley 2012-03-31 Reduce-0.27%$50.32 - $64.76
($55.73)
$ 151.68172%Reduce -26.81%662,704
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*The price and date might not be the actual time and price at which the transactions were made. In the case of institutional owners, the date is stated as the last day of their fiscal quarter. The prices are estimates if no accurate information available. Foreign holdings may not be included.

AYI is held by these Gurus:

Ticker Guru Name Portfolio Date* Current Shares % of Shares Outstanding % of Total Assets Managed Change from Last Holdings Holding History
AYI Ron Baron 2014-09-30825,0001.910.4
AYI Mario Gabelli 2014-09-3016,9950.040.01-1.73%
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AYI: Insider Buys/Sells

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InsiderPosition Date Trades Shares Trade Price ($) Change (%) Details
MCCULLOUGH ROBERT FDirector 2015-01-13Sell1,815$154.51-0.52view
REECE RICHARD KEVP/CFO 2015-01-13Sell46,650$153.320.25view
NAGEL VERNON JChairman, President, and CEO 2015-01-13Sell6,381$153.690.01view
BROWNING PETER CDirector 2014-10-30Sell1,815$138.4411.03view
Black Mark AEVP- Customer Enabling Team Ld 2014-10-30Sell19,363$136.7412.41view
NAGEL VERNON JChairman, President, and CEO 2014-10-23Sell89,800$133.3615.26view
HANCE JAMES H JRDirector 2014-10-15Buy8,000$122.9425.03view
BROWNING PETER CDirector 2014-01-16Sell927$132.0416.41view
NORTH JULIA BDirector 2014-01-13Sell1,815$129.9818.26view
REECE RICHARD KEVP/CFO 2014-01-13Sell28,500$130.9917.34view

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    The Best Dividends on Oct. 16, 2012 Oct 15 2012 
    Weekly Top Insider Buys: AA, OI, EVEP, AYI, ATU Apr 16 2012 

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