Acuity Brands - AYI Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Moderate Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $287.75
  • Forecasted Upside: 21.07%
  • Number of Analysts: 4
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 2 Hold Ratings
  • 2 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for AYI

Analyst Price Target is $287.75
▲ +21.07% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 4 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Acuity Brands in the last 3 months. The average price target is $287.75, with a high forecast of $315.00 and a low forecast of $261.00. The average price target represents a 21.07% upside from the last price of $237.67.

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Current Consensus is Moderate Buy

The current consensus among 4 polled investment analysts is to moderate buy stock in Acuity Brands. This Moderate Buy consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
6/18/2024Robert W. BairdLower TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$286.00 ➝ $280.00Low
4/4/2024The Goldman Sachs GroupBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$227.00 ➝ $261.00Low
4/4/2024Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$260.00 ➝ $295.00Low
4/4/2024OppenheimerBoost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$250.00 ➝ $315.00Low
3/26/2024Robert W. BairdBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$236.00 ➝ $286.00Low
12/19/2023Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$200.00 ➝ $236.00Low
10/5/2023Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Target$180.00 ➝ $200.00Low
10/5/2023Robert W. BairdBoost Target$170.00 ➝ $180.00Low
9/21/2023Robert W. BairdLower TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$175.00 ➝ $170.00Low
6/30/2023Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingNeutral ➝ Neutral$175.00Low
4/11/2023OppenheimerReiterated RatingOutperform$210.00Low
4/5/2023The Goldman Sachs GroupLower TargetNeutral$201.00 ➝ $173.00Low
4/5/2023UBS GroupLower Target$180.00 ➝ $170.00Low
4/5/2023Robert W. BairdLower TargetNeutral$192.00 ➝ $175.00Low
4/5/2023Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetOverweight$193.00 ➝ $180.00Low
1/10/2023UBS GroupBoost Target$170.00 ➝ $180.00Low
1/5/2023Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$188.00 ➝ $193.00Low
12/16/2022Robert W. BairdDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$200.00 ➝ $190.00Low
10/5/2022CowenLower TargetOutperform$225.00 ➝ $208.00Low
10/5/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$181.00 ➝ $188.00Low
10/5/2022CowenLower TargetOutperform$225.00 ➝ $208.00Low
10/5/2022Robert W. BairdBoost TargetOutperform$190.00 ➝ $200.00Low
8/30/2022OppenheimerReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Outperform$210.00Low
7/5/2022OppenheimerReiterated RatingOutperform$210.00N/A
7/4/2022CowenLower Target$225.00N/A
7/1/2022Robert W. BairdBoost TargetOutperform$188.00 ➝ $190.00Low
6/29/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetOverweight$200.00 ➝ $181.00Low
6/27/2022Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$241.00 ➝ $211.00Low
6/23/2022William BlairDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformLow
6/17/2022Robert W. BairdLower TargetOutperform$210.00 ➝ $188.00High
4/6/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetOverweight$237.00 ➝ $200.00High
4/6/2022Robert W. BairdLower Target$230.00 ➝ $210.00High
3/30/2022William BlairReiterated RatingOutperformHigh
3/17/2022Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$245.00 ➝ $241.00High
3/17/2022Robert W. BairdLower Target$250.00 ➝ $230.00High
1/10/2022CowenBoost Target$223.00 ➝ $244.00High
1/10/2022Robert W. BairdBoost Target$235.00 ➝ $250.00High
1/10/2022Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$237.00 ➝ $245.00High
1/4/2022UBS GroupBoost TargetNeutral$206.00 ➝ $213.00Low
1/4/2022Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$225.00 ➝ $237.00Medium
11/24/2021Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuyLow
10/12/2021UBS GroupUpgradeSell ➝ Neutral$163.00 ➝ $206.00Low
10/7/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyInitiated CoverageOverweight$218.00Medium
10/7/2021CowenBoost TargetOutperform$184.00 ➝ $223.00Medium
10/7/2021OppenheimerBoost TargetIn-Line ➝ Outperform$205.00 ➝ $225.00Medium
10/7/2021Robert W. BairdBoost TargetOutperform$216.00 ➝ $235.00Medium
10/4/2021Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$212.00 ➝ $209.00Low
9/23/2021Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuyHigh
8/31/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$211.00 ➝ $212.00Low
7/2/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$206.00 ➝ $211.00Low
7/2/2021Robert W. BairdBoost TargetOutperform$196.00 ➝ $220.00Low
7/1/2021OppenheimerInitiated CoverageBuy$205.00High
6/15/2021Robert W. BairdBoost TargetOutperform$190.00 ➝ $196.00Medium
6/7/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$183.00 ➝ $206.00Low
4/26/2021OppenheimerBoost TargetOutperform$190.00 ➝ $205.00N/A
4/18/2021OppenheimerBoost TargetOutperform$190.00 ➝ $205.00Medium
4/5/2021Roth CapitalUpgradeSell ➝ Neutral$165.00Low
4/5/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeSell ➝ Neutral$95.00 ➝ $166.00Low
4/1/2021William BlairUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ OutperformMedium
4/1/2021OppenheimerBoost TargetOutperform$140.00 ➝ $190.00Low
4/1/2021CowenBoost TargetOutperform$133.00 ➝ $181.00High
4/1/2021Robert W. BairdUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$155.00 ➝ $190.00High
3/31/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$152.00 ➝ $186.00High
3/26/2021William BlairUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$124.71High
3/25/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$144.00 ➝ $152.00High
1/8/2021Roth CapitalReiterated RatingSellLow
1/8/2021CowenBoost TargetOutperform$122.00 ➝ $133.00High
1/5/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetPositive ➝ Outperform$134.00 ➝ $140.00N/A
11/19/2020OppenheimerBoost TargetOutperform$125.00 ➝ $135.00Medium
9/15/2020UBS GroupInitiated CoverageSell$91.00High
8/25/2020OppenheimerInitiated CoverageBuy$135.00Low
7/1/2020CowenBoost TargetOutperform$115.00 ➝ $122.00Medium
7/1/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$109.00 ➝ $115.00High
6/23/2020Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$111.00 ➝ $109.00Low
6/18/2020Robert W. BairdBoost TargetNeutral$80.00 ➝ $95.00High
6/15/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ Sell$80.00Low
6/9/2020JMP SecuritiesDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformMedium
6/7/2020OppenheimerUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$135.00High
6/1/2020OppenheimerInitiated CoverageHoldLow
4/3/2020Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$113.00 ➝ $111.00Medium
4/3/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetOverweight$114.00 ➝ $100.00Medium
4/1/2020JMP SecuritiesLower TargetMarket Outperform$152.00 ➝ $101.00High
3/27/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetPositive ➝ Outperform$113.00 ➝ $145.00Medium
3/16/2020Roth CapitalLower Target$100.00 ➝ $50.00High
1/6/2020Roth CapitalBoost TargetSell$95.00 ➝ $100.00Medium
1/3/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$138.00 ➝ $155.00Low
12/17/2019Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$140.00 ➝ $144.00High
10/18/2019JMP SecuritiesLower TargetOutperform ➝ Market Outperform$166.00 ➝ $160.00Low
10/16/2019OppenheimerDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformMedium
10/16/2019Robert W. BairdDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$148.00 ➝ $126.00Medium
10/3/2019OppenheimerLower TargetOutperform$150.00 ➝ $140.00Medium
10/3/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetOutperform$155.00 ➝ $138.00High
10/3/2019Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$154.00 ➝ $140.00High
9/24/2019William BlairReiterated RatingHoldMedium
9/19/2019Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$148.00 ➝ $154.00Low
7/3/2019Roth CapitalSet TargetSell$95.00Low
7/3/2019CIBCBoost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$145.00 ➝ $150.00Low
7/3/2019OppenheimerReiterated RatingOutperform$150.00 ➝ $145.00Medium
(Data available from 6/25/2019 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

1.16 (Buy)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

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Acuity Brands logo
Acuity Brands, Inc. provides lighting, lighting controls, building management system, location-aware applications in the United States and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Acuity Brands Lighting and Lighting Controls (ABL); and the Intelligent Spaces Group (ISG). The ABL segment provides commercial, architectural, and specialty lighting solutions, as well as lighting controls and components for various indoor and outdoor applications under the A-Light, Aculux, American Electric Lighting, Cyclone, Dark to Light, eldoLED, Eureka, Gotham, Healthcare Lighting, Holophane, Hydrel, Indy, IOTA, Juno, Lithonia Lighting, Luminaire LED, Luminis, Mark Architectural Lighting, nLight, OPTOTRONIC, Peerless, RELOCWiring Solutions, and Sensor Switch. This segment serves electrical distributors, retail home improvement centers, electric utilities, national accounts, original equipment manufacturers, digital retailers, lighting showrooms, and energy service companies. The ISG segment offers building management solutions, such as products for controlling heating, ventilation, air conditioning, lighting, shades, refrigeration, and building access that deliver end-to-end optimization of those building systems; and building management software that enhances building system management and automates labor intensive tasks. This segment serves system integrators, as well as retail stores, airports, and enterprise campuses. The company offers its products and solutions under the Atrius, Distech Controls, and KE2 Therm Solutions brands. Acuity Brands, Inc. was incorporated in 2001 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Today's Range

Now: $237.67
Low: $235.00
High: $240.38

50 Day Range

MA: $255.11
Low: $238.92
High: $266.20

52 Week Range

Now: $237.67
Low: $154.72
High: $272.74


365,039 shs

Average Volume

261,178 shs

Market Capitalization

$7.32 billion

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Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Acuity Brands?

The following equities research analysts have issued stock ratings on Acuity Brands in the last twelve months: Oppenheimer Holdings Inc., Robert W. Baird,, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., and Wells Fargo & Company.
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What is the current price target for Acuity Brands?

4 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Acuity Brands in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $287.75, suggesting a possible upside of 21.1%. Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. has the highest price target set, predicting AYI will reach $315.00 in the next twelve months. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $261.00 for Acuity Brands in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Acuity Brands?

Acuity Brands currently has 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Moderate Buy."
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What other companies compete with Acuity Brands?

Other companies that are similar to Acuity Brands include Enphase Energy, Generac, Encore Wire, Franklin Electric and EnerSys. Learn More about companies similar to Acuity Brands.

How do I contact Acuity Brands' investor relations team?

Acuity Brands' physical mailing address is 1170 PEACHTREE STREET NE SUITE 2300, ATLANTA GA, 30309. The electronics maker's listed phone number is (404) 853-1400 and its investor relations email address is [email protected]. The official website for Acuity Brands is Learn More about contacing Acuity Brands investor relations.