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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 1.30
NYSE:AYI's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
53% of the 2242 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. NYSE:AYI: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NYSE:AYI' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.48 Max: N/A
Current: 1.3
Equity-to-Asset 0.60
NYSE:AYI's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
53% of the 2209 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. NYSE:AYI: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NYSE:AYI' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 0.47 Max: 0.6
Current: 0.6
0.28
0.6
Interest Coverage 14.52
NYSE:AYI's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
67% of the 1799 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 55.20 vs. NYSE:AYI: 14.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE:AYI' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.21  Med: 7.18 Max: 14.52
Current: 14.52
5.21
14.52
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 7.24
Beneish M-Score: -2.43
WACC vs ROIC
13.16%
19.76%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % 14.29
NYSE:AYI's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
87% of the 2217 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.96 vs. NYSE:AYI: 14.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NYSE:AYI' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.28  Med: 10.68 Max: 14.44
Current: 14.29
9.28
14.44
Net Margin % 8.91
NYSE:AYI's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
78% of the 2219 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. NYSE:AYI: 8.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NYSE:AYI' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.89  Med: 6.06 Max: 8.91
Current: 8.91
4.89
8.91
ROE % 18.47
NYSE:AYI's ROE % is ranked higher than
88% of the 2195 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 5.68 vs. NYSE:AYI: 18.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NYSE:AYI' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.65  Med: 15.39 Max: 24.39
Current: 18.47
11.65
24.39
ROA % 10.69
NYSE:AYI's ROA % is ranked higher than
89% of the 2247 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.94 vs. NYSE:AYI: 10.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NYSE:AYI' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.7  Med: 7.82 Max: 10.86
Current: 10.69
5.7
10.86
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 91.81
NYSE:AYI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
96% of the 2238 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 10.55 vs. NYSE:AYI: 91.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NYSE:AYI' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 55.47  Med: 77.33 Max: 120.15
Current: 91.81
55.47
120.15
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 15.20
NYSE:AYI's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
85% of the 1986 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. NYSE:AYI: 15.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NYSE:AYI' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.3  Med: 2.2 Max: 15.2
Current: 15.2
-13.3
15.2
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 25.40
NYSE:AYI's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
77% of the 1625 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. NYSE:AYI: 25.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NYSE:AYI' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.6  Med: 11.2 Max: 28.1
Current: 25.4
-14.6
28.1
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 31.00
NYSE:AYI's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
79% of the 1481 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. NYSE:AYI: 31.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
NYSE:AYI' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.1  Med: 18.1 Max: 86.5
Current: 31
-24.1
86.5
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

AYI Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Columbia Wanger 373,000 sh (New)
George Soros 1,200 sh (New)
Ken Heebner Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 42,516 sh (-5.99%)
Mario Gabelli 8,295 sh (-11.71%)
Ron Baron 600,000 sh (-17.24%)
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Q2 2016

AYI Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons 43,671 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 1,875 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 1,000 sh (New)
George Soros Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 42,447 sh (-0.16%)
Mario Gabelli 7,585 sh (-8.56%)
Columbia Wanger 328,197 sh (-12.01%)
Ron Baron 500,000 sh (-16.67%)
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Q3 2016

AYI Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 2,460 sh (+146.00%)
Jim Simons 48,818 sh (+11.79%)
Mario Gabelli 7,585 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 42,222 sh (-0.53%)
Ron Baron 450,000 sh (-10.00%)
Columbia Wanger 260,729 sh (-20.56%)
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Q4 2016

AYI Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Joel Greenblatt 8,369 sh (New)
George Soros 900 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 216,700 sh (New)
Jim Simons 87,442 sh (+79.12%)
Pioneer Investments 49,802 sh (+17.95%)
Ron Baron 450,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 7,562 sh (-0.30%)
Columbia Wanger 225,238 sh (-13.61%)
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Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Electronic Components    NAICS: 335122    SIC: 3646
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Traded in other countries:AQ8.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Acuity Brands Inc is the provider of lighting and building management solutions for commercial, institutional, industrial, infrastructure, and residential applications throughout North America and international markets.

Acuity Brands is the parent company of Acuity Brands Lighting and other subsidiaries, which provide lighting products for commercial, institutional, industrial, and residential applications. These products include luminaires, lighting controls, lighting components, and integrated lighting systems that use a combination of light sources. Customers include electrical distributors, electric utilities, retail home improvement centers, and lighting showrooms. A majority of the firms' revenue is generated in the United States.

Guru Investment Theses on Acuity Brands Inc

Baron Funds Comments on Acuity Brands - Sep 19, 2016

We are also invested in Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI), North America’s leading provider of innovative lighting systems. With solid brands and an extensive agency network, we believe Acuity stands to benefit from secular demand for more energy-efficient lighting, generated by government regulations and tax savings in the near term and significant cost savings in the long term. Acuity services the commercial real estate construction industry, and with lighting comprising 21% of energy use in commercial buildings, we see additional potential growth driven by the trend toward “smart” buildings and cities, and the retrofit opportunity for older, less efficient structures.



From Baron Funds' Second Quarter Insight: Finding Growth in Industrials.



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Baron Funds Comments on Acuity Brands Inc. - Jan 14, 2016

We also own Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI), which provides LED lighting systems for commercial real estate facilities. After our initial purchase in 2011, the stock dropped off sharply after an earnings miss. We used the weakness to significantly increase our position. At the time of purchase, Acuity’s revenues were $1.7 billion. Annual revenues have since grown. to $2.7 billion.With its strong brands, extensive network, and expertise in complex lighting schemes, we think Acuity will benefit from the construction trend in energy-smart buildings and the growing number of buildings being retrofit with energy efficient lighting systems.



From the Baron Funds Small Cap Fund winter newsletter 2016.



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Baron Funds Comments on Acuity Brands Guru stock highlight
We are also invested in Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI), North America’s leading provider of innovative lighting systems. With solid brands and an extensive agency network, we believe Acuity stands to benefit from secular demand for more energy-efficient lighting, generated by government regulations and tax savings in the near term and significant cost savings in the long term. Acuity services the commercial real estate construction industry, and with lighting comprising 21% of energy use in commercial buildings, we see additional potential growth driven by the trend toward “smart” buildings and cities, and the retrofit opportunity for older, less efficient structures. Read more...
Acuity Brands' CFO Sells Shares in Company 2 other insiders also reduce positions
Richard Reece (Insider Trades), CFO and executive vice president of Acuity Brands Inc. (AYI), sold 33,430 company shares on July 11. The price per share was $269.07 for a total transaction of $8,995,010. Read more...

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 25.47
AYI's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
64% of the 1607 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 20.77 vs. AYI: 25.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
AYI' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.33  Med: 24.01 Max: 43.73
Current: 25.47
7.33
43.73
Forward PE Ratio 21.19
AYI's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
75% of the 317 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 17.09 vs. AYI: 21.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 25.47
AYI's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
64% of the 1604 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 20.76 vs. AYI: 25.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
AYI' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.31  Med: 24.01 Max: 43.73
Current: 25.47
7.31
43.73
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 32.08
AYI's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
67% of the 1113 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 18.08 vs. AYI: 32.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
AYI' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.64  Med: 19.91 Max: 42.17
Current: 32.08
6.64
42.17
PB Ratio 4.31
AYI's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
86% of the 2184 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. AYI: 4.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
AYI' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.45  Med: 3.32 Max: 7.48
Current: 4.31
1.45
7.48
PS Ratio 2.26
AYI's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
75% of the 2190 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. AYI: 2.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
AYI' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 1.35 Max: 3.78
Current: 2.26
0.46
3.78
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 34.99
AYI's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
78% of the 934 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 15.50 vs. AYI: 34.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
AYI' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.12  Med: 18.88 Max: 48.03
Current: 34.99
6.12
48.03
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 26.10
AYI's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
81% of the 1146 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 10.97 vs. AYI: 26.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
AYI' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.21  Med: 15.5 Max: 35.57
Current: 26.1
5.21
35.57
EV-to-EBIT 17.89
AYI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
56% of the 2054 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 16.00 vs. AYI: 17.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
AYI' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.6  Med: 13.8 Max: 26.4
Current: 17.89
4.6
26.4
EV-to-EBITDA 15.70
AYI's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
63% of the 2194 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 11.64 vs. AYI: 15.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
AYI' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4  Med: 11.3 Max: 23.5
Current: 15.7
4
23.5
PEG Ratio 1.38
AYI's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 770 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. AYI: 1.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
AYI' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 2.25 Max: 23.82
Current: 1.38
0.41
23.82
Shiller PE Ratio 45.43
AYI's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 339 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 34.92 vs. AYI: 45.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
AYI' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.14  Med: 45.03 Max: 75.42
Current: 45.43
15.14
75.42
Current Ratio 2.49
AYI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 2158 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. AYI: 2.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
AYI' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.89  Med: 1.95 Max: 2.88
Current: 2.49
0.89
2.88
Quick Ratio 1.85
AYI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 2158 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. AYI: 1.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
AYI' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 1.41 Max: 2.33
Current: 1.85
0.59
2.33
Days Inventory 57.79
AYI's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
64% of the 2159 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 71.67 vs. AYI: 57.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
AYI' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 44.05  Med: 52.36 Max: 57.91
Current: 57.79
44.05
57.91
Days Sales Outstanding 53.26
AYI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
72% of the 1832 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 77.75 vs. AYI: 53.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
AYI' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 42.63  Med: 54.45 Max: 63.52
Current: 53.26
42.63
63.52
Days Payable 68.15
AYI's Days Payable is ranked higher than
63% of the 1756 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 60.05 vs. AYI: 68.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
AYI' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 52.57  Med: 72.76 Max: 78.9
Current: 68.15
52.57
78.9

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield % 0.29
AYI's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
95% of the 1793 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. AYI: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
AYI' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.92 Max: 2.5
Current: 0.29
0.19
2.5
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.07
AYI's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 1224 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. AYI: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
AYI' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.19 Max: 0.29
Current: 0.07
0.07
0.29
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate -1.30
AYI's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
62% of the 1013 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 vs. AYI: -1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
AYI' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 10.1
Current: -1.3
0
10.1
Forward Dividend Yield % 0.29
AYI's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
95% of the 1734 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. AYI: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.29
AYI's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
94% of the 2210 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. AYI: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
AYI' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.92 Max: 2.49
Current: 0.29
0.19
2.49
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.00
AYI's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 1305 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: -2.00 vs. AYI: -1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
AYI' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.8  Med: -1 Max: 3.7
Current: -1
-2.8
3.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 45.70
AYI's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
97% of the 1601 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.95 vs. AYI: 45.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
AYI' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 23.03  Med: 54.6 Max: 1068.75
Current: 45.7
23.03
1068.75
Price-to-Tangible-Book 16.67
AYI's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
98% of the 2121 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. AYI: 16.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
AYI' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.35  Med: 21.38 Max: 767.78
Current: 16.67
9.35
767.78
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.89
AYI's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
69% of the 1273 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. AYI: 1.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
AYI' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 1.3 Max: 3.04
Current: 1.89
0.54
3.04
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.68
AYI's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
83% of the 1941 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. AYI: 1.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
AYI' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.73 Max: 2.71
Current: 1.68
0.17
2.71
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 1.25
AYI's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
55% of the 460 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. AYI: 1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
AYI' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 2.23 Max: 5.25
Current: 1.25
0.44
5.25
Price-to-Graham-Number 4.34
AYI's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
90% of the 1465 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. AYI: 4.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
AYI' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.96  Med: 5.07 Max: 28.79
Current: 4.34
1.96
28.79
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 5.59
AYI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
58% of the 2702 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.15 vs. AYI: 5.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
AYI' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.8  Med: 7.25 Max: 21.8
Current: 5.59
3.8
21.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 22.69
AYI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
81% of the 1191 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. AYI: 22.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
AYI' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.2  Med: 15.6 Max: 32.1
Current: 22.69
-2.2
32.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $3,433
EPS (TTM) $ 6.96
Beta1.86
Short Percentage of Float11.04%
52-Week Range $169.53 - 280.89
Shares Outstanding (Mil)44.09

Analyst Estimate

Aug17 Aug18 Aug19
Revenue (Mil $) 3,508 3,802 5,651
EPS ($) 8.23 9.34 15.41
EPS without NRI ($) 8.23 9.34 15.41
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
20.00%
Dividends per Share ($) 3.18 3.86
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