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Acuity Brands Inc (AYI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 15, 2016

Acuity Brands Inc ( AYI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 15, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.13 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 01, 2016. Shareholders who purchased AYI prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 33rd quarter that AYI has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of AYI was $199.57, representing a -17.5% decrease from the 52 week high of $241.90 and a 35.81% increase over the 52 week low of $146.95.

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 29.96%, compared to an industry average of 44.3%.

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 )
  • Vanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 Growth ETF ( IVOG )
  • Guggenheim S&P Midcap 400 Pure Growth ETF ( RFG ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IJK with an decrease of -12.35% over the last 100 days. PUW has the highest percent weighting of AYI at 2.55%.

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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