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Market Cap $M6,501Revenue $M2,394Net Margin (%)7.4Z-Score6.7
Enterprise Value $M6,271EPS $4.1Operating Margin %12.5F-Score7
P/E(ttm))37.7Cash Flow Per Share $4.0Pre-tax Margin (%)11.2Higher ROA y-yY
Price/Book5.710-y EBITDA Growth Rate %4.7Quick Ratio2.2Cash flow > EarningsY
Price/Sales2.85-y EBITDA Growth Rate %12.0Current 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 M43.4ROI % (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
AYIJoel Greenblatt 2014-12-31 Buy $123.78 - $142.51
($136.02)
$ 158.4816%New holding, 2186 sh.2,186
AYIGeorge Soros 2014-06-30 Sold Out $119.24 - $137.75
($126.94)
$ 158.4825%Sold Out0
AYIJoel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Sold Out -0.02%$119.24 - $137.75
($126.94)
$ 158.4825%Sold Out0
AYIJoel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Buy 0.02%$106.28 - $143.65
($131.41)
$ 158.4821%New holding, 7523 sh.7,523
AYIGeorge Soros 2014-03-31 Buy $106.28 - $143.65
($131.41)
$ 158.4821%New holding, 2400 sh.2,400
AYIMario Gabelli 2013-12-31 Reduce$92.84 - $110.19
($101.8)
$ 158.4856%Reduce -22.87%19,895
AYIJohn Keeley 2013-09-30 Sold Out -0.19%$81.39 - $93.65
($87.52)
$ 158.4881%Sold Out0
AYIJoel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Sold Out -0.03%$68.25 - $78.37
($74.08)
$ 158.48114%Sold Out0
AYIJohn Burbank 2013-06-30 Sold Out -0.01%$68.25 - $78.37
($74.08)
$ 158.48114%Sold Out0
AYIJohn Burbank 2013-03-31 Buy 0.01%$65.46 - $72.93
($69.75)
$ 158.48127%New holding, 4866 sh.4,866
AYIJohn Keeley 2013-03-31 Reduce-0.55%$65.46 - $72.93
($69.75)
$ 158.48127%Reduce -71.98%141,345
AYIJoel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Reduce-0.01%$65.46 - $72.93
($69.75)
$ 158.48127%Reduce -25.06%8,773
AYIJoel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Reduce-0.04%$56.46 - $68.95
($62.32)
$ 158.48154%Reduce -46.15%12,958
AYIRon Baron 2012-06-30 Add0.12%$49.36 - $63.75
($54.24)
$ 158.48192%Add 60.83%1,000,000
AYIJoel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Add0.06%$49.36 - $63.75
($54.24)
$ 158.48192%Add 258.47%24,064
AYIJohn Burbank 2012-06-30 Sold Out -0.0028%$49.36 - $63.75
($54.24)
$ 158.48192%Sold Out0
AYIRon Baron 2012-03-31 Add0.05%$50.32 - $64.76
($55.73)
$ 158.48184%Add 24.36%621,789
AYIJoel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Buy 0.04%$50.32 - $64.76
($55.73)
$ 158.48184%New holding, 6713 sh.6,713
AYIMario Gabelli 2012-03-31 Add$50.32 - $64.76
($55.73)
$ 158.48184%Add 29.26%25,620
AYIJohn Burbank 2012-03-31 Buy $50.32 - $64.76
($55.73)
$ 158.48184%New holding, 1300 sh.1,300
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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 Joel Greenblatt 2014-12-312,1860.010New Buy
AYI Ron Baron 2014-12-31825,0001.90.46
AYI Mario Gabelli 2014-12-3116,3350.040.01-3.88%
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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$154.512.57view
REECE RICHARD KEVP/CFO 2015-01-13Sell46,650$153.323.37view
NAGEL VERNON JChairman, President, and CEO 2015-01-13Sell6,381$153.693.12view
BROWNING PETER CDirector 2014-10-30Sell1,815$138.4414.48view
Black Mark AEVP- Customer Enabling Team Ld 2014-10-30Sell19,363$136.7415.9view
NAGEL VERNON JChairman, President, and CEO 2014-10-23Sell89,800$133.3618.84view
HANCE JAMES H JRDirector 2014-10-15Buy8,000$122.9428.91view
BROWNING PETER CDirector 2014-01-16Sell927$132.0420.02view
NORTH JULIA BDirector 2014-01-13Sell1,815$129.9821.93view
REECE RICHARD KEVP/CFO 2014-01-13Sell28,500$130.9920.99view

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