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Acuity Brands Inc (AYI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 12, 2017

Acuity Brands Inc ( AYI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 12, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.13 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 01, 2017. Shareholders who purchased AYI prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 16th quarter that AYI has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $176.41, the dividend yield is .29%.

The previous trading day's last sale of AYI was $176.41, representing a -37.2% decrease from the 52 week high of $280.89 and a 4.06% increase over the 52 week low of $169.53.

AYI is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as AZZ Inc. ( AZZ ) and Griffon Corporation ( GFF ). AYI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $6.97. Zacks Investment Research reports AYI's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 2.58%, 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 NASDAQ Clean Edge Green Energy Index Fund ( QCLN )
  • PowerShares WilderHill Progressive Energy Portfolio ( PUW ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is QCLN with an increase of 11.96% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of AYI at 6%.

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


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

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