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tickrz rank
C
Acuity Brands Inc (AYI)
Technology | Electronics
157.61  -6.06%
FACTOR RANKINGSFACTOR SCREENER 
tickrz RankC / 271Warren Buffett RankB / 199
Pure Value RankC / 273Dividend RankA / 4
Moat RankA / 42Financial Strength RankA / 17
Growth RankA / 29Momentum RankD / 485
AYI vs ELECTRONICS SECTOR & S&P 500
VALUATION
AYISECTORS&P 500
P/E RATIO23.534.819.28
EV/EBITDA RATIO13.0215.911.77
P/S RATIO2.134.72.03
P/B RATIO4.816.73.09
QUALITY
RETURN ON EQUITY20.11%19.69%13.82%
RETURN ON CAPITAL19.94%32.64%10.04%
NET MARGIN8.82%15.88%9.76%
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
DIVIDEND YIELD
0.3%
PAYOUT RATIO7.32%
3 YR DIVIDEND GROWTH0%
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
PIOTROSKI F SCORE
7 OUT OF 9
DEBT-TO-EQUITY23%
INTEREST COVERAGE14.87x
CURRENT RATIO2.01
GROWTH
5 YR EPS GROWTH22.33%
5 YR SPS GROWTH12.88%
5 YR BPS GROWTH15.75%
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Acuity Brands Inc 's strong growth translates to a Growth Rank in the top 25% of all stocks
tickrz rank C / 271
Acuity Brands Inc receives a C ranking in our proprietary ranking system that combines valuation, moat, operational performance, and financial strength. View the Top 50 tickrz ranked stocks here.
value
pure value ranking C / 273Warren Buffett ranking B / 199
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. Acuity Brands Inc's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 23.5x, a P/B ratio of 4.8x, a P/S ratio of 2.1x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 13x. Acuity Brands Inc ranks 273 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively weak score.Acuity Brands Inc ranks 199 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a average score, meaning it ranks in the middle of the pack on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, Acuity Brands Inc is probably not for you. However, the company's moat is strong so it could be worth investigating in the future should its valuation improve.

quality
moat A / 42financial strength A / 17
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is strong. Acuity Brands Inc appears to have a durable competitive advantage within the Technology sector. Acuity Brands Inc has a Piotroski F Score of 7 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency. Interest coverage of 14.87x, a debt/equity ratio of 23% and a Moat Rank of 42 translate to a strong Financial Strength score.


momentum D / 485
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors.The company has seen its stock fall by -31.1% over the last 12 months. This performance is weak compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 485. Based on its 12 month stock performance, Acuity Brands Inc will not appeal to momentum investors.

yield A / 4
value + yield
Shares currently yield 0.3%. Our dividend ranking approach looks at a company's dividend growth rate, payout ratio, business moat, and valuation. Based on our methodology, Acuity Brands Inc ranks 4 among the S&P 500 constituents. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will want to closely investigate Acuity Brands Inc.

growth A / 29
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value places it among the top third of S&P 500 companies. Its 22.3% 5 year annualized EPS growth, 12.9% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of 15.7% speak to its impressive growth ranking.

Acuity Brands Inc (AYI)
Technology | Electronics
157.61  -6.06%


tickrz rank
C
VALUATION RATIOS
P/E Ratio23.5x
P/B Ratio4.81x
P/S Ratio2.13x
EV/EBITDA Ratio13.02x
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
DIVIDEND YIELD
0.3%
PAYOUT RATIO7.32%
3 YR DIVIDEND GROWTH0%
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
PIOTROSKI F SCORE
7 OUT OF 9
DEBT-TO-EQUITY23%
INTEREST COVERAGE14.87x
CURRENT RATIO2.01
MOAT
ROE20.11%
ROIC19.94%
Net Margin8.82%
GROWTH
5 YR EPS GROWTH22.33%
5 YR SPS GROWTH12.88%
5 YR BPS GROWTH15.75%

TICKRZ RANK
Acuity Brands Inc receives a C ranking in our proprietary ranking system that combines valuation, moat, operational performance, and financial strength. View the Top 50 tickrz ranked stocks here.

PURE VALUE
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. Acuity Brands Inc's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 23.5x, a P/B ratio of 4.8x, a P/S ratio of 2.1x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 13x. Acuity Brands Inc ranks 273 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively weak score.

WARREN BUFFETT RANKING
Acuity Brands Inc ranks 199 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a average score, meaning it ranks in the middle of the pack on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, Acuity Brands Inc is probably not for you. However, the company's moat is strong so it could be worth investigating in the future should its valuation improve.

MOAT
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is strong. Acuity Brands Inc appears to have a durable competitive advantage within the Technology sector.

FINANCIAL STRENGTH
Acuity Brands Inc has a Piotroski F Score of 7 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency. Interest coverage of 14.87x, a debt/equity ratio of 23% and a Moat Rank of 42 translate to a strong Financial Strength score.

MOMENTUM
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors.The company has seen its stock fall by -31.1% over the last 12 months. This performance is weak compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 485. Based on its 12 month stock performance, Acuity Brands Inc will not appeal to momentum investors.

VALUE + YIELD
Shares currently yield 0.3%. Our dividend ranking approach looks at a company's dividend growth rate, payout ratio, business moat, and valuation. Based on our methodology, Acuity Brands Inc ranks 4 among the S&P 500 constituents. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will want to closely investigate Acuity Brands Inc.

GROWTH
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value places it among the top third of S&P 500 companies. Its 22.3% 5 year annualized EPS growth, 12.9% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of 15.7% speak to its impressive growth ranking.