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Acuity Brands Inc (AYI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October 16, 2013
By: NASDAQ.com News
Acuity Brands Inc ( AYI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 16, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.13 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased AYI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 24th quarter that AYI has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $99.01, the dividend yield is .53%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AYI was $99.01, representing a -0.28% decrease from the 52 week high of $99.29 and a 62.79% increase over the 52 week low of $60.82.
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 $2.94. Zacks Investment Research reports AYI's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 17.06%, compared to an industry average of 9.9%.
Interested in gaining exposure to AYI through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AYI as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Russell 2000 Growth Index Fund ( IWO )
- SPDR Russell 2000 ETF ( TWOK )
- iShares Russell 2000 Index Fund ( IWM ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is IWO with an increase of 13.75% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of AYI at 0.49%.