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Acuity Brands Inc (AYI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 16, 2013

Acuity Brands Inc ( AYI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 16, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.13 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased AYI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 21st quarter that AYI has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of AYI was $66.12, representing a -7.64% decrease from the 52 week high of $71.59 and a 37.44% increase over the 52 week low of $48.11.

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 $2.64. Zacks Investment Research reports AYI's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 8.86%, compared to an industry average of -2%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the AYI Dividend History page.

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 )
  • N/A (SLVY)
  • PowerShares Global Clean Energy Portfolio ( PBD )
  • iShares Morningstar Small Core Index Fund ( JKJ )
  • iShares Russell 2000 Growth Index Fund ( IWO ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PBD with an increase of 14.11% over the last 100 days. PUW has the highest percent weighting of AYI at 2.12%.

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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