Acuity Brands, Inc. (AYI) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 16, 2020. A cash dividend payment of $0.13 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 02, 2020. Shareholders who purchased AYI prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 30th quarter that AYI has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $96.84, the dividend yield is .54%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AYI was $96.84, representing a -32.54% decrease from the 52 week high of $143.55 and a 43.55% increase over the 52 week low of $67.46.
AYI is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as Griffon Corporation (GFF) and PGT Innovations, Inc. (PGTI). AYI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $6.27. Zacks Investment Research reports AYI's forecasted earnings growth in 2021 as -5.3%, compared to an industry average of 2.6%.
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