Acuity Brands Inc (AYI) Buy or Sell Stock Guide

Last updated: Sep 23, '17

The analysis below may be helpful to you if you have any of the following questions about AYI stock:

  • Is AYI a buy or a sell?
  • Should I sell or hold AYI stock today?
  • Is AYI a good buy / a good investment?
  • What are AYI analyst opinions, recommendations, ratings?

Here are AYI stock buy reasons/signals:

1. AYI stock price ($164.00) is close to the 52-week low ($157.63). Perhaps now is a good time to buy?

2. AYI profitability is improving. The YoY profit margin change was 0.63pp.

3. AYI PEG ratio (P/E adjusted for growth) is 1.17, and it’s low compared to its industry peers’ PEG ratios.

4. AYI average analyst rating is Buy.

5. AYI average analyst price target ($213.00) is above its current price ($164.00).

Here are AYI stock sell reasons/signals:

1. AYI Price/Book ratio is 5.05, and it’s high compared to its industry peers’ P/B ratios.

2. AYI short share of float is 13.87%. The stock is much more frequently shorted than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock.

3. AYI short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 7.55. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock.

What are your thoughts on AYI?

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