Acuity Brands Inc (AYI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 16, 2014

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Acuity Brands Inc ( AYI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 16, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.13 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 03, 2014. Shareholders who purchased AYI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 25th quarter that AYI has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of AYI was $130.09, representing a -4.67% decrease from the 52 week high of $136.46 and a 98.7% increase over the 52 week low of $65.47.

AYI is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as AZZ Incorporated ( AZZ ) and Griffon Corporation ( GFF ). AYI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.36. Zacks Investment Research reports AYI's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 25.41%, compared to an industry average of 25.4%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the AYI Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to AYI through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AYI as a top-10 holding:

  • First Trust Mid Cap Growth AlphaDEX ( FNY )
  • iShares Russell 2000 Growth Index Fund ( IWO )
  • Vanguard Russell 2000 Growth ETF ( VTWG )
  • SPDR Russell 2000 ETF ( TWOK )
  • iShares Russell 2000 Index Fund ( IWM ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IWO with an increase of 15.58% over the last 100 days. FNY has the highest percent weighting of AYI at 1.46%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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