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Acuity Brands, Inc. (AYI)

Equity · Currency in USD · Last updated Jun 25, 2022

Company Info

IndustryElectrical Equipment & Parts

Trading Data

Previous Close$146.36
Year Range$146.36 - $223.92
EMA (50)$170.90
EMA (200)$181.50
Average Volume$277.88K
Market Capitalization$5.06B

AYIShare Price Chart

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The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in Acuity Brands, Inc. on Jan 5, 2010 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $45,926 for a total return of roughly 359.26%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.

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AYIReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized


AYIMonthly Returns Heatmap

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AYISharpe Ratio Chart

The Sharpe ratio shows whether the portfolio's excess returns are due to smart investment decisions or a result of taking a higher risk. The higher a portfolio's Sharpe ratio, the better its risk-adjusted performance.

The current Acuity Brands, Inc. Sharpe ratio is -0.57. A negative Sharpe ratio means that the risk-free rate is higher than the portfolio's return. This value does not convey any meaningful information.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.

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AYIDividend History

Acuity Brands, Inc. granted a 0.34% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $0.52 per share.


Dividend yield


AYIDrawdowns Chart

The Drawdowns chart displays portfolio losses from any high point along the way.

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AYIWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the Acuity Brands, Inc.. A maximum drawdown is an indicator of risk. It shows a reduction in portfolio value from its maximum due to a series of losing trades.

The maximum drawdown since January 2010 for the Acuity Brands, Inc. is 74.22%, recorded on Mar 23, 2020. The portfolio has not recovered from it yet.



To Bottom


To Recover



-74.22%Aug 24, 2016900Mar 23, 2020
-44.14%Jun 1, 201187Oct 3, 201189Feb 9, 2012176
-27.03%Dec 24, 201533Feb 11, 201637Apr 6, 201670
-25.76%Apr 26, 201048Jul 1, 201067Oct 6, 2010115
-25.16%Mar 6, 2014103Jul 31, 2014112Jan 9, 2015215
-24.31%Mar 14, 201275Jun 28, 201234Aug 16, 2012109
-19.55%Aug 12, 201534Sep 29, 201521Oct 28, 201555
-13.18%Sep 10, 201218Oct 3, 201260Jan 2, 201378
-10.32%Dec 13, 201065Mar 16, 201112Apr 1, 201177
-10.26%Apr 20, 201648Jun 27, 20168Jul 8, 201656

AYIVolatility Chart

Current Acuity Brands, Inc. volatility is 61.53%. The chart below shows the rolling 10-day volatility. Volatility is a statistical measure showing how big price swings are in either direction. The higher asset volatility, the riskier it is, because the price movements are less predictable.

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Portfolios with Acuity Brands, Inc.

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