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Acuity Brands is a provider of lighting solutions for both indoor and outdoor applications. The company provides customer-driven smart and simple lighting solutions that offer quality lighting and value-added benefits by empowering world-class talent to create and leverage company's industry-leading portfolio of products, technology, and services; drive world-class cost efficiency; and leverage a culture of continuous improvement.
TypePublic
Founded2001
HQAtlanta, GA, US
Websiteacuitybrands.com
Employee Ratings3.4
Overall CultureB-

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Aug 2018)13,000(+4%)
Revenue (FY, 2020)$3.3 B(-9%)
Share Price (Feb 2021)$123.3
Cybersecurity ratingDMore

Key People/Management at Acuity Brands

Laurent Vernerey

Laurent Vernerey

EVP
Vernon Nagel

Vernon Nagel

Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer
Richard Reece

Richard Reece

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
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Acuity Brands Office Locations

Acuity Brands has offices in Atlanta, Conyers and Moncton
Atlanta, GA, US (HQ)
1170 Peachtree St NE #2300
Conyers, GA, US
1 Lithonia Way
Moncton, CA
1666 Main St
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Acuity Brands Financials and Metrics

Acuity Brands Revenue

Acuity Brands's revenue was reported to be $3.33 b in FY, 2020
USD

Net income (Q1, 2021)

59.6m

EBIT (Q1, 2021)

85.7m

Market capitalization (26-Feb-2021)

4.4b

Closing stock price (26-Feb-2021)

123.3
Acuity Brands's current market capitalization is $4.4 b.
USDQ1, 2011

Debt/Equity

0.5 x

Debt/Assets

0.2 x

Financial Leverage

2.1 x
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Acuity Brands Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

D

69/100

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Acuity Brands Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

out of 100

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Acuity Brands Online and Social Media Presence

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Acuity Brands Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B-

    68/100

  • CEO Rating

    B

    72/100

  • Compensation

    B+

    75/100

  • Diversity

    D-

    51/100

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Acuity Brands News and Updates

Acuity Brands Reports Fiscal 2021 First Quarter Results

Achieves Strong Free Cash Flow, Accelerates Share Repurchases Achieves Strong Free Cash Flow, Accelerates Share Repurchases

Acuity Brands To Announce Fiscal 2021 First Quarter Results on January 7, 2021

Atlanta, Dec. 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) will host a conference call on Thursday, January 7, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. (EST) to discuss the Company’s performance for the first quarter of fiscal 2021, following the announcement of those results earlier that day.  Neil M.…

Acuity Brands Publishes 2020 Environmental, Social and Governance Report

Atlanta, Dec. 08, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) (“Company”) has recently published the Company’s 2020 Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) report. The report describes the Acuity Brands ESG program, entitled EarthLight, and the related actions the Company is taking…

Acuity Brands Appoints Candace Steele Flippin as Chief Communications Officer

Atlanta, Nov. 19, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) (the “Company”) announced today Candace Steele Flippin joined its leadership team as Chief Communications Officer. She will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of Acuity Brands by defining and amplifying the company’s…

Acuity Brands Announces Senior Notes Offering

Atlanta, Oct. 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) (the “Company”) announced today that its wholly-owned operating subsidiary, Acuity Brands Lighting, Inc. (“ABL”), has launched an offering of senior unsecured notes. The notes will be fully and unconditionally guaranteed by…

Acuity Brands Announces Agreements with Violet Defense and PURO Lighting; Continues to Expand UV Disinfection Product Portfolio

Atlanta, Oct. 12, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) announced today it has entered into strategic agreements with Violet Defense LLC (Violet Defense), an innovator of patented germicidal UV lighting technology that kills bacteria and inactivates viruses, and Puro Lighting, L…
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Acuity Brands Blogs

Candace Steele Flippin, DM

Candace Steele Flippin, DM James.Jordan@n… Fri, 02/26/2021 - 15:29 Candace Steele Flippin, DM Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer Candace Steele Flippin has served as Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Office…

Acuity Brands, Inc. to Present at the Robert W. Baird 2020 Global Industrial Virtual Conference on November 11, 2020

Atlanta , Nov. 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) (the “Company”) today announced that Neil M. Ashe , President and Chief Executive Officer of Acuity Brands, will present at the Robert W. Baird 2020 Global Industrial Virtual Conference on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 .

Acuity Brands Prices $500 Million of Senior Notes

Acuity Brands Prices $500 Million of Senior Notes Content Import Tue, 10/27/2020 - 19:39 Acuity Brands Prices $500 Million of Senior Notes October 27, 2020 at 7:38 PM EDT This release is a backfill from a News Wire General Atlanta, Oc…

Acuity Brands To Announce Fiscal 2020 Fourth Quarter Results on October 8, 2020

Acuity Brands To Announce Fiscal 2020 Fourth Quarter Results on October 8, 2020 Content Import Thu, 09/10/2020 - 08:15 Acuity Brands To Announce Fiscal 2020 Fourth Quarter Results on October 8, 2020 September 10, 2020 at 8:15 AM EDT This release is a backfill …

Acuity Brands Appoints Laura O'Shaughnessy to the Board of Directors

Acuity Brands Appoints Laura O'Shaughnessy to the Board of Directors Content Import Tue, 06/30/2020 - 08:47 Acuity Brands Appoints Laura O'Shaughnessy to the Board of Directors June 30, 2020 at 8:47 AM EDT This release is a backfill from a News Wire …

Acuity Brands To Announce Fiscal 2020 Third Quarter Results on June 30, 2020

Acuity Brands To Announce Fiscal 2020 Third Quarter Results on June 30, 2020 Content Import Tue, 06/02/2020 - 08:15 Acuity Brands To Announce Fiscal 2020 Third Quarter Results on June 30, 2020 June 2, 2020 at 8:15 AM EDT This release is a backfill from a News …
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Acuity Brands Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Acuity Brands founded?

    Acuity Brands was founded in 2001.

  • Who are Acuity Brands key executives?

    Acuity Brands's key executives are Laurent Vernerey, Vernon Nagel and Richard Reece.

  • How many employees does Acuity Brands have?

    Acuity Brands has 13,000 employees.

  • What is Acuity Brands revenue?

    Latest Acuity Brands annual revenue is $3.3 b.

  • What is Acuity Brands revenue per employee?

    Latest Acuity Brands revenue per employee is $255.9 k.

  • Who are Acuity Brands competitors?

    Competitors of Acuity Brands include ams, Signify and Philips.

  • Where is Acuity Brands headquarters?

    Acuity Brands headquarters is located at 1170 Peachtree St NE #2300, Atlanta.

  • Where are Acuity Brands offices?

    Acuity Brands has offices in Atlanta, Conyers and Moncton.

  • How many offices does Acuity Brands have?

    Acuity Brands has 3 offices.