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Acuity Brands Inc (AYI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 14, 2016

Acuity Brands Inc ( AYI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 14, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.13 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 02, 2016. Shareholders who purchased AYI prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 34th quarter that AYI has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $249.83, the dividend yield is .21%.

The previous trading day's last sale of AYI was $249.83, representing a -3.21% decrease from the 52 week high of $258.12 and a 52.01% increase over the 52 week low of $164.36.

AYI is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as AZZ Inc. ( AZZ ) and Babcock ( BW ). AYI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.1. Zacks Investment Research reports AYI's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 40.63%, compared to an industry average of 42.3%.

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:

  • PowerShares WilderHill Progressive Energy Portfolio ( PUW )
  • iShares S&P Mid-Cap 400 Growth ETF ( IJK )
  • SPDR S&P 400 Mid Cap Growth ETF (based on S&P MidCap 400 Growt ( MDYG )
  • Guggenheim S&P Midcap 400 Pure Growth ETF ( RFG )
  • Vanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 Growth ETF ( IVOG ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PUW with an increase of 1.48% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of AYI at 2.56%.

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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