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Market Cap $M4,942Revenue $M2,089Net Margin (%)6.1Z-Score5.6
Enterprise Value $M4,828EPS $3.0Operating Margin %10.6F-Score8
P/E(ttm))29.9Cash Flow Per Share $4.0Pre-tax Margin (%)9.2Higher ROA y-yY
Price/Book4.310-y EBITDA Growth Rate %3.6Quick Ratio2.1Cash flow > EarningsY
Price/Sales2.15-y EBITDA Growth Rate %9.8Current Ratio2.6Lower Leverage y-yY
Price/Cash Flow16.6y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %32.0ROA % (ttm)6.7Higher Current Ratio y-yY
Dividend Yield %0.5Insider Buy (3m)0ROE % (ttm)12.8Less Shares Outstanding y-yN
Payout Ratio %14.0Shares Outstanding M43.2ROI % (ttm)7.7Gross Margin Increase y-yY

Gurus Latest Trades with AYI

Number of guru portfolios checked: 56.
TickerGuruDate Action
Impactdown Price Range
(Average)*
Current Price Change from Average Comment Current Shares
AYIJoel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Buy 0.02%$106.28 - $143.65
($131.41)
$ 114.36-13%New holding, 7523 sh.7,523
AYIGeorge Soros 2014-03-31 Buy $106.28 - $143.65
($131.41)
$ 114.36-13%New holding, 2400 sh.2,400
AYIMario Gabelli 2013-12-31 Reduce$92.84 - $110.19
($101.8)
$ 114.3612%Reduce -22.87%19,895
AYIJohn Keeley 2013-09-30 Sold Out -0.19%$81.39 - $93.65
($87.52)
$ 114.3631%Sold Out0
AYIJoel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Sold Out -0.03%$68.25 - $78.37
($74.08)
$ 114.3654%Sold Out0
AYIJohn Burbank 2013-06-30 Sold Out -0.01%$68.25 - $78.37
($74.08)
$ 114.3654%Sold Out0
AYIJohn Burbank 2013-03-31 Buy 0.01%$65.46 - $72.93
($69.75)
$ 114.3664%New holding, 4866 sh.4,866
AYIJohn Keeley 2013-03-31 Reduce-0.55%$65.46 - $72.93
($69.75)
$ 114.3664%Reduce -71.98%141,345
AYIJoel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Reduce-0.01%$65.46 - $72.93
($69.75)
$ 114.3664%Reduce -25.06%8,773
AYIJoel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Reduce-0.04%$56.46 - $68.95
($62.32)
$ 114.3684%Reduce -46.15%12,958
AYIRon Baron 2012-06-30 Add0.12%$49.36 - $63.75
($54.24)
$ 114.36111%Add 60.83%1,000,000
AYIJoel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Add0.06%$49.36 - $63.75
($54.24)
$ 114.36111%Add 258.47%24,064
AYIJohn Burbank 2012-06-30 Sold Out -0.0028%$49.36 - $63.75
($54.24)
$ 114.36111%Sold Out0
AYIRon Baron 2012-03-31 Add0.05%$50.32 - $64.76
($55.73)
$ 114.36105%Add 24.36%621,789
AYIJoel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Buy 0.04%$50.32 - $64.76
($55.73)
$ 114.36105%New holding, 6713 sh.6,713
AYIMario Gabelli 2012-03-31 Add$50.32 - $64.76
($55.73)
$ 114.36105%Add 29.26%25,620
AYIJohn Burbank 2012-03-31 Buy $50.32 - $64.76
($55.73)
$ 114.36105%New holding, 1300 sh.1,300
AYIJohn Keeley 2012-03-31 Reduce-0.27%$50.32 - $64.76
($55.73)
$ 114.36105%Reduce -26.81%662,704
AYIRon Baron 2011-12-31 Add0.09%$33.97 - $53
($46.49)
$ 114.36146%Add 100%500,000
AYIRay Dalio 2011-12-31 Sold Out -0.01%$33.97 - $53
($46.49)
$ 114.36146%Sold Out0
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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 George Soros 2014-03-312,4000.010New Buy
AYI Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-317,5230.020.02New Buy
AYI Ron Baron 2014-03-31900,0002.080.49
AYI Mario Gabelli 2014-03-3117,9950.040.01-9.55%
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AYI: Insider Buys/Sells

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InsiderPosition Date Trades Shares Trade Price ($) Change (%) Details
BROWNING PETER CDirector 2014-01-16Sell927$132.04-13.17view
NAGEL VERNON JChairman, President, and CEO 2014-01-13Sell81,518$130.33-12.03view
REECE RICHARD KEVP/CFO 2014-01-13Sell28,500$130.99-12.47view
NORTH JULIA BDirector 2014-01-13Sell1,815$129.98-11.79view
ROBINSON RAY MDirector 2013-10-31Sell1,815$101.3413.13view
Black Mark AEVP- Customer Enabling Team Ld 2013-10-31Sell21,185$101.1713.32view
MCCULLOUGH ROBERT FDirector 2013-10-28Sell1,815$103.0711.24view
BROWNING PETER CDirector 2013-10-23Sell1,815$103.7710.48view
ROBINSON RAY MDirector 2013-08-12Sell1,815$87.7230.7view
REECE RICHARD KEVP/CFO 2013-07-18Sell18,000$85.1934.58view

Press Releases about AYI :

    Quarterly/Annual Reports about AYI:

    News about AYI:

    Articles On GuruFocus.com
    Baron Funds Comments on Acuity Brands May 05 2014 
    Weekly CEO Sells Highlight: U.S. Bancorp, Restoration Hardware Holdings Inc, Ariad Pharmaceuticals, Jul 20 2013 
    The Best Dividends on Oct. 16, 2012 Oct 15 2012 
    Weekly Top Insider Buys: AA, OI, EVEP, AYI, ATU Apr 16 2012 
    The Best Dividends on April 13, 2012 Apr 12 2012 
    Acuity Brands Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Jan 10 2011 
    Acuity Brands Inc. (AYI) EVP & CFO Jeremy M Quick sells 6,433 Shares Nov 10 2010 
    Acuity Brands Inc. (AYI) Chairman, President and CEO Vernon J Nagel sells 83,005 Shares Oct 22 2010 
    Acuity Brands Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Jun 30 2010 
    Acuity Brands Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Jan 06 2010 

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