Today’s top gainers include the company Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) which is in the industry Diversified Electronics, gaining 1.58% today. In the last week its performance is 4.59%, and 4.06% for the past quarter. Currently, Acuity Brands, Inc., AYI has a target price of 284.67, so today’s gain of 1.58% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.88%.
Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI), has a market cap of 11539.68, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.90%, and institutional ownership is 97.50%.
At the current price of 265.28, it has a dividend yield of 0.20%, and its target price is 284.67. This is with a profit margin of 8.60%, and total debt/equity of 0.22. Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) has a P/E of 43.29, as well as a forward P/E of 27.33.
With a current EPS of 6.13, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 21.21%,Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 23.20%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 19.50%.
Performance for the year is 37.00%. Since its IPO date on 12/3/2001, the total performance to date is 13.59%.
Volume today for Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI), is 359949, while its average volume is 509.26. Whilst the total gain today was 1.58%, it did have a day high of -2.10%.
Volatility for this week has been at 2.69%, and 2.38% for the month. The 52-week low for Acuity Brands, Inc., AYI has been 57.88%, while the 52-week-high has reached -2.10%.
Looking at its return of investments, which is 14.90%, and its return on assets is 10.40%. Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) has an operating margin of 14.50%. With a sales growth of 24.50% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Acuity Brands, Inc., AYI is in the sector Technology, its long-term debt/equity is 0.22, and has a current ratio of 2 and 1.5 for quick ratio.
So what is the value of Acuity Brands, Inc.? Well its PEG is 2.22, and the P/S is 3.69, along with a P/B of 7.27. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 34.24.