|Company name||Acuity Brands, Inc.|
|Live stock price||[stckqut]AYI[/stckqut]|
|P/E compared to competitors||Good|
|Confident Investor Rating||Good|
|Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario)||$375.44|
|Target stock price (averages with growth)||$412.26|
|Target stock price (averages with no growth)||$193.28|
|Target stock price (manual assumptions)||$94.71|
The following company description is from Google Finance: http://www.google.com/finance?q=ayi
Acuity Brands, Inc. (Acuity Brands), is the parent company of Acuity Brands Lighting, Inc. (ABL), and other subsidiaries. Acuity Brands is a provider of lighting solutions for commercial, institutional, industrial, infrastructure, and residential applications throughout North America and select international markets. The Company’s lighting solutions include devices, such as luminaires, lighting controls, power supplies, prismatic skylights, light-emitting diode (LED) lamps, and integrated lighting systems for indoor and outdoor applications utilizing a combination of light sources, including daylight, and other devices controlled by software that monitors and manages light levels while optimizing energy consumption (collectively referred to herein as lighting solutions). On March 13, 2013, the Company acquired eldoLED Europe BV.
Confident Investor comments: At this price and at this time, I think that a Confident Investor can confidently invest in Acuity Brands, Inc.
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How was this analysis of Acuity Brands, Inc. calculated?
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In order to assist you in using the techniques of this book, the values that I used when calculating the Manual pricing above were:
- Stock price at the time of the calculation: $260.98
- Growth: 0.2
- Current EPS (TTM): $6.13
- P/E: 10
- Future EPS Calc: $15.25
- Future Stock Price Calc: $152.53
- Target stock price: $94.71
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