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**AYI** gets a fundamental rating of **7** out of 10. The analysis compared the fundamentals against 86 industry peers in the **Electrical Equipment** industry. **AYI** scores excellent points on both the profitability and health parts. This is a solid base for a good stock. **AYI** has a correct valuation and a medium growth rate.

In the past year **AYI** had a positive cash flow from operations.

Each year in the past 5 years **AYI** has been profitable.

With an excellent **Return On Invested Capital** value of **13.44%**, **AYI** belongs to the best of the industry, outperforming **92.94%** of the companies in the same industry.

The 3 year average ROIC (**13.30%**) for **AYI** is below the current ROIC(**13.44%**), indicating increased profibility in the last year.

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
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ROA | 10.61% | ||

ROE | 17.15% | ||

ROIC | 13.44% |

ROA(3y)9.92%

ROA(5y)9.46%

ROE(3y)17.41%

ROE(5y)16.22%

ROIC(3y)13.3%

ROIC(5y)12.82%

The **Operating Margin** of **AYI** (**13.77%**) is better than **85.88%** of its industry peers.

In the last couple of years the **Operating Margin** of **AYI** has remained more or less at the same level.

Looking at the **Gross Margin**, with a value of **45.45%**, **AYI** belongs to the top of the industry, outperforming **95.29%** of the companies in the same industry.

In the last couple of years the **Gross Margin** of **AYI** has remained more or less at the same level.

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
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OM | 13.77% | ||

PM (TTM) | 10.12% | ||

GM | 45.45% |

OM growth 3Y4.09%

OM growth 5Y0.15%

PM growth 3Y5.46%

PM growth 5Y-1.62%

GM growth 3Y0.93%

GM growth 5Y1.44%

The number of shares outstanding for **AYI** has been reduced compared to 1 year ago.

Compared to 5 years ago, **AYI** has less shares outstanding

An Altman-Z score of **6.93** indicates that **AYI** is not in any danger for bankruptcy at the moment.

Looking at the **Altman-Z score**, with a value of **6.93**, **AYI** belongs to the top of the industry, outperforming **92.94%** of the companies in the same industry.

The Debt to FCF ratio of **AYI** is **1.01**, which is an excellent value as it means it would take **AYI**, only **1.01** years of fcf income to pay off all of its debts.

With an excellent **Debt to FCF ratio** value of **1.01**, **AYI** belongs to the best of the industry, outperforming **89.41%** of the companies in the same industry.

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
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Debt/Equity | 0.22 | ||

Debt/FCF | 1.01 | ||

Altman-Z | 6.93 |

ROIC/WACC1.29

WACC10.4%

A Current Ratio of **2.77** indicates that **AYI** has no problem at all paying its short term obligations.

Looking at the **Current ratio**, with a value of **2.77**, **AYI** is in the better half of the industry, outperforming **71.76%** of the companies in the same industry.

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
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Current Ratio | 2.77 | ||

Quick Ratio | 2.15 |

Measured over the past years, **AYI** shows a quite strong growth in **Earnings Per Share**. The EPS has been growing by **9.64%** on average per year.

Measured over the past years, **AYI** shows a small growth in **Revenue**. The Revenue has been growing by **1.44%** on average per year.

EPS 1Y (TTM)8.33%

EPS 3Y19.43%

EPS 5Y9.64%

EPS Q2Q%10.67%

Revenue 1Y (TTM)-5.75%

Revenue growth 3Y5.92%

Revenue growth 5Y1.44%

Sales Q2Q%-3.22%

The **Revenue** is expected to grow by **1.72%** on average over the next years.

EPS Next Y11.19%

EPS Next 2Y9.17%

EPS Next 3Y7.04%

EPS Next 5YN/A

Revenue Next Year-1.82%

Revenue Next 2Y1.23%

Revenue Next 3Y1.72%

Revenue Next 5YN/A

The EPS growth rate is decreasing: in the next years the growth will be less than in the last years.

The Revenue growth rate is stable: in the next years the growth will be about the same than in the last years.

With a **Price/Earnings** ratio of **17.15**, **AYI** is valued on the expensive side.

The average S&P500 **Price/Earnings** ratio is at **29.53**. **AYI** is valued slightly cheaper when compared to this.

Based on the **Price/Forward Earnings** ratio of **15.56**, the valuation of **AYI** can be described as correct.

Based on the **Price/Forward Earnings** ratio, **AYI** is valued cheaper than 82.35% of the companies in the same industry.

Compared to an average S&P500 **Price/Forward Earnings** ratio of **20.94**, **AYI** is valued a bit cheaper.

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
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PE | 17.15 | ||

Fwd PE | 15.56 |

Based on the **Enterprise Value to EBITDA** ratio, **AYI** is valued a bit cheaper than the industry average as 80.00% of the companies are valued more expensively.

84.71% of the companies in the same industry are more expensive than **AYI**, based on the **Price/Free Cash Flow** ratio.

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
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P/FCF | 16.34 | ||

EV/EBITDA | 13.16 |

PEG (NY)1.53

PEG (5Y)1.78

EPS Next 2Y9.17%

EPS Next 3Y7.04%

With a yearly dividend of 0.25%, **AYI** is not a good candidate for dividend investing.

Compared to an average industry **Dividend Yield** of **2.36**, **AYI** pays a bit more dividend than its industry peers.

Compared to an average S&P500 **Dividend Yield** of **2.33**, **AYI**'s dividend is way lower than the S&P500 average.

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
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Dividend Yield | 0.25% |

The dividend of **AYI** has a limited annual growth rate of **0.25%**.

Dividend Growth(5Y)0.25%

Div Incr Years0

Div Non Decr Years15

DP4.53%

EPS Next 2Y9.17%

EPS Next 3Y7.04%

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NYSE:AYI (7/17/2024, 2:00:31 PM)

**260.99**

**-9.35 (-3.46%) **

Chartmill FA Rating

GICS SectorIndustrials

GICS IndustryGroupCapital Goods

GICS IndustryElectrical Equipment

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Dividend Yield | 0.25% |

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PE | 17.15 | ||

Fwd PE | 15.56 | ||

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ROA | 10.61% | ||

ROE | 17.15% | ||

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OM | 13.77% | ||

PM (TTM) | 10.12% | ||

GM | 45.45% | ||

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Debt/Equity | 0.22 | ||

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Current Ratio | 2.77 | ||

Quick Ratio | 2.15 | ||

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EPS 1Y (TTM)8.33%

EPS 3Y19.43%

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