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Acuity Brands Inc

$ 135.51 -0.78 (-0.57%)
Volume: 242,583 Avg Vol (1m): 370,815
Market Cap $: 5.41 Bil Enterprise Value $: 5.53 Bil
P/E (TTM): 16.62 P/B: 3.01
Earnings Power Value 120.16
Net Current Asset Value 1.08
Tangible Book 8.86
Projected FCF 135.9
Median P/S Value 143.8
Graham Number 40.31
Peter Lynch Value 116.95
DCF (FCF Based) 0
DCF (Earnings Based) 0
1Y (-%)

Financial Strength : 8/10

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.
Current vs industry vs history
Cash-to-Debt 0.65
Cash-To-Debt ranked lower than
65.47% of 2317 companies
in the Electronic Components industry.
Industry Max: 395734.25, Med: 1.26, Min: -0.33
AYI: 0.65
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-To-Debt only.
Cash-To-Debt range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: 0.5, Max: 2.15
Current: 0.65
0
2.15
Equity-to-Asset 0.60
Equity-to-Asset ranked higher than
55.13% of 2282 companies
in the Electronic Components industry.
Industry Max: 0.99, Med: 0.55, Min: -23.03
AYI: 0.6
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
Equity-to-Asset range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.28, Med: 0.49, Max: 0.6
Current: 0.6
0.28
0.6
Debt-to-Equity 0.20
Debt-to-Equity ranked higher than
68.22% of 1765 companies
in the Electronic Components industry.
Industry Max: 52, Med: 0.36, Min: 0.01
AYI: 0.2
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
Debt-to-Equity range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.2, Med: 0.46, Max: 1.71
Current: 0.2
0.2
1.71
Debt-to-EBITDA 0.65
Debt-to-EBITDA ranked higher than
76.64% of 1627 companies
in the Electronic Components industry.
Industry Max: 8396.27, Med: 1.99, Min: 0.01
AYI: 0.65
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
Debt-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.59, Med: 1.12, Max: 1.91
Current: 0.65
0.59
1.91
Interest Coverage 12.82
Interest Coverage ranked lower than
58.39% of 1836 companies
in the Electronic Components industry.
Industry Max: 42131692, Med: 18.76, Min: 0.09
AYI: 12.82
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
Interest Coverage range over the past 10 years
Min: 5.57, Med: 8.19, Max: 15.55
Current: 12.82
5.57
15.55
Piotroski F-Score 7
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9
Altman Z-Score 5.75
DISTRESS
GREY
SAFE
Beneish M-Score -2.48
Not Manipulator
Manipulator
WACC vs ROIC %
ROIC 18.94%
WACC 11.71%

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company's business will stay that way.
Current vs industry vs history
Operating Margin % 12.30
Operating Margin ranked higher than
80.70% of 2300 companies
in the Electronic Components industry.
Industry Max: 108500, Med: 4.64, Min: -409420
AYI: 12.3
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin only.
Operating Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: 10.21, Med: 11.97, Max: 15.12
Current: 12.3
10.21
15.12
Net Margin % 8.63
Net Margin ranked higher than
79.16% of 2299 companies
in the Electronic Components industry.
Industry Max: 90164.29, Med: 3.48, Min: -416260
AYI: 8.63
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin only.
Net Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: 4.89, Med: 6.72, Max: 9.5
Current: 8.63
4.89
9.5
ROE % 19.23
ROE ranked higher than
89.07% of 2278 companies
in the Electronic Components industry.
Industry Max: 1227.84, Med: 6.72, Min: -5002.35
AYI: 19.23
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE only.
ROE range over the past 10 years
Min: 11.44, Med: 15.25, Max: 20.67
Current: 19.23
11.44
20.67
ROA % 11.18
ROA ranked higher than
89.91% of 2329 companies
in the Electronic Components industry.
Industry Max: 456.48, Med: 3.43, Min: -9683.72
AYI: 11.18
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA only.
ROA range over the past 10 years
Min: 5.7, Med: 7.82, Max: 11.87
Current: 11.18
5.7
11.87
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 69.90
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) ranked higher than
93.34% of 2326 companies
in the Electronic Components industry.
Industry Max: 422087.5, Med: 12.21, Min: -439759.26
AYI: 69.9
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) only.
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: 55.47, Med: 77.33, Max: 120.15
Current: 69.9
55.47
120.15
3-Year Total Revenue Growth Rate 10.80
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate ranked higher than
78.46% of 2196 companies
in the Electronic Components industry.
Industry Max: 790.1, Med: 2.8, Min: -100
AYI: 12.9
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -6.3, Med: 0.6, Max: 15.2
Current: 12.9
-6.3
15.2
3-Year Total EBITDA Growth Rate 8.70
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate ranked higher than
61.09% of 1871 companies
in the Electronic Components industry.
Industry Max: 662.6, Med: 5.1, Min: -549.3
AYI: 10.8
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -10.3, Med: 10.8, Max: 29.5
Current: 10.8
-10.3
29.5
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate 18.70
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate ranked higher than
68.29% of 1725 companies
in the Electronic Components industry.
Industry Max: 852.9, Med: 6.6, Min: -393.2
AYI: 18.7
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate only.
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -24.1, Med: 18.1, Max: 86.5
Current: 18.7
-24.1
86.5

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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 0H90.UK
Address 1170 Peachtree Street, North East, Suite 2300, Atlanta, GA, USA, 30309-7676
Acuity Brands Inc 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.

Ratios

Current vs industry vs history
PE Ratio (TTM) 16.62
PE Ratio ranked higher than
56.34% of 1711 companies
in the Electronic Components industry.
Industry Max: 3250, Med: 16.75, Min: 0.02
AYI: 16.62
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 7.33, Med: 24.67, Max: 43.65
Current: 16.62
7.33
43.65
Forward PE Ratio 12.87
Forward P/E ranked higher than
53.28% of 259 companies
in the Electronic Components industry.
Industry Max: 2000, Med: 14.71, Min: 4.21
AYI: 12.87
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 16.62
PE without NRI ranked higher than
55.92% of 1690 companies
in the Electronic Components industry.
Industry Max: 3250, Med: 16.78, Min: 0.09
AYI: 16.62
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE without NRI only.
PE without NRI range over the past 10 years
Min: 7.31, Med: 24.67, Max: 43.65
Current: 16.62
7.31
43.65
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 18.42
Price-to-Owner-Earnings ranked higher than
56.29% of 1041 companies
in the Electronic Components industry.
Industry Max: 445473.98, Med: 22.3, Min: 0.21
AYI: 18.42
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
Price-to-Owner-Earnings range over the past 10 years
Min: 6.56, Med: 22.69, Max: 42.47
Current: 18.42
6.56
42.47
PB Ratio 3.01
PB Ratio ranked lower than
78.09% of 2309 companies
in the Electronic Components industry.
Industry Max: 223290.54, Med: 1.47, Min: 0.02
AYI: 3.01
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PB Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.45, Med: 3.41, Max: 7.48
Current: 3.01
1.45
7.48
PS Ratio 1.41
PS Ratio ranked lower than
62.25% of 2318 companies
in the Electronic Components industry.
Industry Max: 14063.96, Med: 0.98, Min: 0.01
AYI: 1.41
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PS Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.46, Med: 1.52, Max: 3.78
Current: 1.41
0.46
3.78
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 17.23
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ranked higher than
55.27% of 930 companies
in the Electronic Components industry.
Industry Max: 522414.18, Med: 20.39, Min: 0.17
AYI: 17.23
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow range over the past 10 years
Min: 6.04, Med: 21.08, Max: 48.24
Current: 17.23
6.04
48.24
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 14.90
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow ranked lower than
52.52% of 1350 companies
in the Electronic Components industry.
Industry Max: 197884.61, Med: 14.25, Min: 0.06
AYI: 14.9
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow range over the past 10 years
Min: 5.16, Med: 17.76, Max: 35.57
Current: 14.9
5.16
35.57
EV-to-EBIT 11.89
EV-to-EBIT ranked higher than
54.39% of 1789 companies
in the Electronic Components industry.
Industry Max: 20815.39, Med: 12.83, Min: 0.03
AYI: 11.89
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
EV-to-EBIT range over the past 10 years
Min: 4.6, Med: 14.3, Max: 26.4
Current: 11.89
4.6
26.4
EV-to-EBITDA 10.04
EV-to-EBITDA ranked higher than
50.79% of 1910 companies
in the Electronic Components industry.
Industry Max: 20815.39, Med: 10.14, Min: 0.03
AYI: 10.04
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
EV-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 4, Med: 11.95, Max: 23.5
Current: 10.04
4
23.5
EV-to-Revenue 1.43
EV-to-Revenue ranked lower than
61.29% of 2307 companies
in the Electronic Components industry.
Industry Max: 25302, Med: 0.99, Min: 0.02
AYI: 1.43
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
EV-to-Revenue range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.5, Med: 1.6, Max: 3.8
Current: 1.43
0.5
3.8
PEG Ratio 0.95
PEG Ratio ranked higher than
68.19% of 874 companies
in the Electronic Components industry.
Industry Max: 235.29, Med: 1.4, Min: 0.04
AYI: 0.95
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
PEG Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.48, Med: 1.84, Max: 21.3
Current: 0.95
0.48
21.3
Shiller PE Ratio 27.54
Shiller PE Ratio ranked lower than
58.88% of 681 companies
in the Electronic Components industry.
Industry Max: 2315.72, Med: 22.91, Min: 0.13
AYI: 27.54
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
Shiller PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 15.88, Med: 39.67, Max: 75.63
Current: 27.54
15.88
75.63
Current Ratio 2.11
Current Ratio ranked higher than
51.55% of 2256 companies
in the Electronic Components industry.
Industry Max: 218.8, Med: 1.89, Min: 0.01
AYI: 2.11
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
Current Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.89, Med: 1.95, Max: 2.88
Current: 2.11
0.89
2.88
Quick Ratio 1.40
Quick Ratio ranked lower than
54.52% of 2256 companies
in the Electronic Components industry.
Industry Max: 218.8, Med: 1.39, Min: 0.01
AYI: 1.4
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
Quick Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.59, Med: 1.4, Max: 2.33
Current: 1.4
0.59
2.33
Days Inventory 62.94
Days Inventory ranked higher than
63.63% of 2249 companies
in the Electronic Components industry.
Industry Max: 938.15, Med: 77.36, Min: 0.22
AYI: 62.94
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
Days Inventory range over the past 10 years
Min: 51.06, Med: 54.36, Max: 62.94
Current: 62.94
51.06
62.94
Days Sales Outstanding 50.06
Days Sales Outstanding ranked higher than
77.58% of 2261 companies
in the Electronic Components industry.
Industry Max: 886.46, Med: 79.6, Min: 0.01
AYI: 50.06
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
Days Sales Outstanding range over the past 10 years
Min: 49.79, Med: 56.28, Max: 63.52
Current: 50.06
49.79
63.52
Days Payable 55.98
Days Payable ranked lower than
52.86% of 2219 companies
in the Electronic Components industry.
Industry Max: 986.04, Med: 65.83, Min: -140.71
AYI: 55.98
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
Days Payable range over the past 10 years
Min: 55.98, Med: 73.25, Max: 78.9
Current: 55.98
55.98
78.9

Dividend & Buy Back

Current vs industry vs history
Dividend Yield % 0.38
Trailing Dividend Yield ranked lower than
93.51% of 1880 companies
in the Electronic Components industry.
Industry Max: 94.27, Med: 1.09, Min: 0.02
AYI: 0.38
Ranked among companies with meaningful Trailing Dividend Yield only.
Trailing Dividend Yield range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.19, Med: 0.51, Max: 2.5
Current: 0.38
0.19
2.5
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.06
Dividend Payout Ratio ranked higher than
97.09% of 1374 companies
in the Electronic Components industry.
Industry Max: 29.59, Med: 0.36, Min: 0.01
AYI: 0.06
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
Dividend Payout Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.06, Med: 0.15, Max: 0.29
Current: 0.06
0.06
0.29
Forward Dividend Yield % 0.38
Forward Dividend Yield ranked lower than
93.94% of 1815 companies
in the Electronic Components industry.
Industry Max: 30.48, Med: 2.65, Min: 0.02
AYI: 0.38
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield-on-Cost (5-Year) % 0.38
Yield-on-Cost (5y) ranked lower than
93.09% of 1852 companies
in the Electronic Components industry.
Industry Max: 329.08, Med: 2.89, Min: 0.01
AYI: 0.38
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield-on-Cost (5y) only.
Yield-on-Cost (5y) range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.19, Med: 0.51, Max: 2.5
Current: 0.38
0.19
2.5
3-Year Share Buyback Rate 2.50
3-Year Share Buyback Rate ranked higher than
92.56% of 1532 companies
in the Electronic Components industry.
Industry Max: 72.5, Med: -3, Min: -2936.6
AYI: 2.5
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Share Buyback Rate only.
3-Year Share Buyback Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -2.8, Med: -0.3, Max: 3.7
Current: 2.5
-2.8
3.7

Valuation & Return

Current vs industry vs history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 15.29
Price-to-Tangible-Book ranked lower than
97.20% of 2285 companies
in the Electronic Components industry.
Industry Max: 366244.02, Med: 1.69, Min: 0.02
AYI: 15.29
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
Price-to-Tangible-Book range over the past 10 years
Min: 9.23, Med: 21.66, Max: 767.78
Current: 15.29
9.23
767.78
Price-to-Projected-FCF 1.00
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF ranked higher than
60.68% of 1353 companies
in the Electronic Components industry.
Industry Max: 139198.2, Med: 1.27, Min: 0.05
AYI: 1
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.55, Med: 1.3, Max: 2.99
Current: 1
0.55
2.99
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.94
Price-to-Median-PS-Value ranked higher than
50.57% of 2112 companies
in the Electronic Components industry.
Industry Max: 502.67, Med: 0.94, Min: 0.02
AYI: 0.94
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
Price-to-Median-PS-Value range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.15, Med: 0.78, Max: 2.41
Current: 0.94
0.15
2.41
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 1.16
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value ranked higher than
56.26% of 551 companies
in the Electronic Components industry.
Industry Max: 95, Med: 1.05, Min: 0
AYI: 1.16
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.53, Med: 1.68, Max: 5.09
Current: 1.16
0.53
5.09
Price-to-Graham-Number 3.36
Price-to-Graham-Number ranked lower than
89.67% of 1626 companies
in the Electronic Components industry.
Industry Max: 61.11, Med: 1.17, Min: 0.01
AYI: 3.36
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
Price-to-Graham-Number range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.96, Med: 4.97, Max: 28.79
Current: 3.36
1.96
28.79
Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % 8.45
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) ranked higher than
65.74% of 2382 companies
in the Electronic Components industry.
Industry Max: 3214.8, Med: 5.45, Min: -833.33
AYI: 8.45
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: 3.8, Med: 7, Max: 21.6
Current: 8.45
3.8
21.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 19.14
Forward Rate of Return ranked higher than
86.90% of 1382 companies
in the Electronic Components industry.
Industry Max: 11086.85, Med: 7.08, Min: -3149.58
AYI: 19.14
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return only.
Forward Rate of Return range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.2, Med: 18, Max: 29.9
Current: 19.14
1.2
29.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $ 3,792.2
EPS (TTM) $ 8.15
Beta 1.6
Volatility % 42.12
52-Week Range $ 103.48 - 173.01
Shares Outstanding (Mil) 39.91

Analyst Estimate

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score 7
Positive ROA Y
Positive CFROA Y
Higher ROA yoy Y
CFROA > ROA Y
Lower Leverage yoy Y
Higher Current Ratio yoy N
Less Shares Outstanding yoy Y
Higher Gross Margin yoy N
Higher Asset Turnover yoy Y