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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, US
Websiteacuitybrands.com
Employee Ratings3.2

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Aug 2018)13,000(+4%)
Job Openings44
Revenue (FY, 2019)$3.7 B
Share Price (Sept 2020)$103.9 (-2%)
Cybersecurity ratingFMore

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, US (HQ)
1170 Peachtree St NE #2300
Conyers, 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 $3.67 b in FY, 2019
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2020)

776.2m

Gross profit (Q3, 2020)

327.6m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2020), %

42.2%

Net income (Q3, 2020)

60.4m

Market capitalization (18-Sept-2020)

4.1b

Closing stock price (18-Sept-2020)

103.9

Cash (31-May-2020)

520.6m

EV

4.1b
Acuity Brands's current market capitalization is $4.1 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

F

59/100

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Acuity Brands Online and Social Media Presence

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Acuity Brands News and Updates

Acuity Brands reports profit and sales that fell, but were well above expectations

Acuity Brands Inc. reported Tuesday fiscal third-quarter results that were well above expectations, although sales fell 18.1% from a year ago amid a "challenging market conditions" resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. The lighting and lighting controls company said net income fell to $60.4 million…

Acuity Brands Reports Fiscal 2020 Third Quarter Results

ATLANTA, June 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) (“Company”) today announced results for the third quarter ended on May 31, 2020. Third quarter net sales were $776 million, a decrease of 18.1% compared with the prior-year period. Gross profit margin of 42.2% increased 170…

Acuity Brands Reports Fiscal 2020 Second Quarter Results

ATLANTA, April 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) (“Company”) today announced results for the second quarter ended on February 29, 2020.  Second quarter net sales were $824 million, a decrease of 3.5% compared with the year-ago period. Gross profit margin of 41.7% increas…

Acuity Brands Reports Fiscal 2020 First Quarter Results

ATLANTA, Jan. 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) (“Company”) today announced fiscal 2020 first quarter net sales of $834.7 million, a decrease of 10.5 percent compared with the year-ago period.  Operating profit for the first quarter of fiscal 2019 was $83.6 million, a de…

Acuity Brands Introduces the Modulus Low Voltage Distributed Power and Control System

A New Standard for Powering, Controlling and Connecting Luminaires A New Standard for Powering, Controlling and Connecting Luminaires

Global Smart Light and Control Market Report 2019 Top Key Players- Acuity Brands, Ams, Bytelight, Commscope and more...

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Acuity Brands Blogs

Distech Controls Receives a 2020 Building Automation & Energy Management Product Award from BUILDINGS

Atlanta , May 05, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) today announced that the Allure UNIWAVE™ series of wireless interfaces and remote controls from Distech Controls™ has been recognized by BUILDINGS as a product award winner in the Building & Energy Management category as

Acuity Brands, Inc. To Present At The Wells Fargo 2020 Virtual Industrials Conference

Atlanta , April 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) today announced that Neil M. Ashe , President and Chief Executive Officer of Acuity Brands, will present at the Wells Fargo 2020 Virtual Industrials Conference on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 .  The presentation will be in the

Acuity Brands Helps Target Boost Energy Savings

Atlanta , March 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) announced today the renewal of a multi-year agreement with Target Corporation for Atrius® Software as a Service (SaaS) . “We are excited to continue our partnership with Acuity Brands.

Acuity Brands to Announce Fiscal 2020 Second Quarter Results on April 2, 2020

Atlanta , March 05, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) will host a conference call on Thursday, April 2, 2020 , at 10:00 a.m. (EDT) to discuss the Company’s performance for the second quarter of fiscal 2020, following the announcement of those results earlier that day.  Neil

Acuity Brands Appoints Dianne Mills as Chief Human Resources Officer

Atlanta , March 04, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) announced today that Dianne Mills has joined the company as its Chief Human Resources Officer.  Ms. Mills will be responsible for all aspects of Acuity Brands’ global human resource strategy including leadership

Distech Controls Receives Multiple 2019 ControlTrends Awards; Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary Year

Atlanta , Feb. 12, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) today announced that  Distech Controls TM , an innovation leader connecting people with intelligent building solutions, received ControlTrends’ Innovative Wireless Product of the Year award for the ECLYPSE ® Sky Ecosystem
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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 $3.7 b.

  • What is Acuity Brands revenue per employee?

    Latest Acuity Brands revenue per employee is $282.5 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.