ACUITY BRANDS INC (AYI)       153.51  -3.87 (-2.46%)

153.51  -3.87 (-2.46%)

US00508Y1029 - Common Stock - After market: 153.51 0 (0%)


Fundamental Rating

5

We assign a fundamental rating of 5 out of 10 to AYI. AYI was compared to 86 industry peers in the Electrical Equipment industry. AYI has a medium financial health rating, its profitability is only medium as well. AYI is valued quite cheap, while showing a decent growth score. This is a good combination!




Profitability

Profitability Rating

6

AYI has a Return On Assets of 10.14%. This is amongst the best returns in the industry. The industry average is -9.24%. AYI outperforms 91% of its industry peers.
AYI has a Profit Margin of 9.43%. This is amongst the best returns in the industry. The industry average is -10.51%. AYI outperforms 82% of its industry peers.

AYI's Return On Equity of 19.11% is in line with the rest of the industry. The industry average Return On Equity is 16.26%.
The Piotroski-F score of AYI is 6.00. This is a neutral score and indicates average health and profitability for AYI.
VS Industry

ROA (10.14%) VS Industry: 91% outperformed.

-190.82
44.28

ROE (19.11%) VS Industry: 53% outperformed.

1.19
449.76

Profit Margin (9.43%) VS Industry: 82% outperformed.

-37,039.07
68.20

Valuation

Valuation Rating

7

Compared to an average industry Price/Earning Ratio of 14.82, AYI is valued a bit cheaper than its industry peers.
With a Forward Price/Earnings Ratio of 11.58, the valuation of AYI can be described as very reasonable.
The low PEG Ratio, which compensates the Price/Earnings for growth, indicates a rather cheap valuation of the company.
When comparing the Enterprise Value to EBITDA ratio of AYI to the average industry ratio of 12.97, AYI is valued rather cheaply.

With a Price/Earnings Ratio of 12.57, AYI is valued correctly.
When comparing the current price to the book value of AYI, we can conclude it is valued correctly. It is trading at 2.62 times its book value.
Compared to an average industry price book ratio of 2.60, AYI is valued in line with its industry peers.
VS Industry

Price/Earnings (12.57) VS Industry: 65% outperformed.

175.43
0.58

Price/Book (2.62) VS Industry: 48% outperformed.

4,258.98
0.20

Enterprise Value/ EBITDA (9.22) VS Industry: 68% outperformed.

201.71
0.42

Growth

Growth Rating

6

The Earnings Per Share has grown by an impressive 31.72% over the past year.
The EPS growth is accelerating: in the next 5 years the growth will be better than in the last years.
The Revenue has grown by 15.75% in the past year. This is quite good.
When comparing the Revenue growth rate of the last 5 years to the growth rate of the upcoming 5 years, we see that the growth is accelerating.

AYI shows a small growth in Earnings Per Share. Measured over the last 5 years, the EPS has been growing by 6.24% yearly.
Based on estimates for the next 5 years, AYI will show a small growth in Earnings Per Share. The EPS will grow by 7.73% on average per year.
The Revenue has been growing slightly by 1.01% on average over the past 5 years.
Based on estimates for the next 5 years, AYI will show a small growth in Revenue. The Revenue will grow by 4.98% on average per year.

PastFuture
5Y3Y1Y1Y2Y3Y5Y
EPS6.24% 4.69% 31.72% 25.01% 14.06% 10.61% 7.73%
Revenue1.01% -2.03% 15.75% 16.4% 9.38% 6.98% 4.98%

Health

Health Rating

4

AYI has an Altman-Z score of 4.79. This indicates that AYI is financially healthy and little risk of bankruptcy at the moment.
AYI is in better financial health than average in its industry. Its Altman-Z score is much better than the industry average of 2.47.
A Current Ratio of 1.86 indicates that AYI should not have too much problems paying its short term obligations.
A Quick Ratio of 1.19 indicates that AYI should not have too much problems paying its short term obligations.

The Piotroski-F score of AYI is 6.00. This is a neutral score and indicates average health and profitability for AYI.
Compared to an average industry Current Ratio of 2.27, AYI is worse placed to pay its short term obligations than its industry peers.
Compared to an average industry Quick Ratio of 1.59, AYI is worse placed to pay its short term obligations than its industry peers.
Compared to an average industry Debt to Equity Ratio of 0.09, AYI is more dependent on financing than its industry peers.
VS Industry

Debt/Equity (0.26) VS Industry: 39% outperformed.

49.88
0.00

Quick Ratio (1.19) VS Industry: 27% outperformed.

0.45
44.01

Current Ratio (1.86) VS Industry: 34% outperformed.

0.71
44.01

Altman-Z (4.79) VS Industry: 77% outperformed.

-16.84
4,786.76

Dividend

Dividend Rating

3

5.04% of the earnings are spent on dividend by AYI. This is a low number and sustainable payout ratio.
AYI has been paying a dividend for at least 10 years, so it has a reliable track record.
With a yearly dividend of 0.34%, AYI is not a good candidate for dividend investing.

Compared to an average industry Dividend Yield of 1.71, AYI's dividend is way lower than its industry peers. On top of this 90% of the companies listed in the same industry pay a better dividend than AYI!
With a Dividend Yield of 0.34, AYI pays less dividend than the S&P500 average, which is at 2.48.
VS Industry

Dividend Yield (0.34%) VS Industry: 10% outperformed.

0.07
4.53
AYI Daily chart

ACUITY BRANDS INC153.51

NYSE:AYI (9/27/2022, 3:15:00 PM)-3.87 (-2.46%)

After market: 153.51 0 (0%)

Chartmill FA Rating
GICS Sector Industrials
GICS IndustryGroup Capital Goods
GICS Industry Electrical Equipment
Earnings (Last) 06-30 2022-06-30/bmo Earnings (Next) 10-04 2022-10-04/bmo
Ins Owners 0.48% Inst Owners 93.66%
Market Cap 5.02B Analysts 74.67
Valuation
PE 12.57 Fwd PE 11.58
PEG (NY) 0.5 PEG (5Y) 2.02
P/S 1.29 P/B 2.62
EV/EBITDA 9.22
Dividend
Dividend Yield 0.34% Dividend Growth N/A
DP 5.04% Ex-Date 07-14 2022-07-14 (0.13)
Growth
EPS 1Y 31.72% EPS 3Y 4.69%
EPS 5Y 6.24% EPS growth Q2Q 27.08%
EPS Next Y 25.01% EPS Next 2Y 14.06%
EPS Next 3Y 10.61% EPS Next 5Y 7.73%
Revenue growth 1Y 15.75% Revenue growth 3Y -2.03%
Revenue growth 5Y 1.01% Revenue growth Q2Q 17.88%
Revenue Next Year 16.4% Revenue Next 2Y 9.38%
Revenue Next 3Y 6.98% Revenue Next 5Y 4.98%
Health
Current Ratio 1.86 Quick Ratio 1.19
Altman-Z 4.79 F-Score 6
Debt/Equity 0.26
Profitability
ROA 10.14% ROE 19.11%
ROIC 34.24% ROICg 13.9%
PM 9.43 OM 12.78
Asset Turnover 1.08

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