|Company name||Acuity Brands, Inc.|
|Live stock price||[stckqut]AYI[/stckqut]|
|P/E compared to competitors||Good|
|Confident Investor Rating||Fair|
|Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario)||$195.07|
|Target stock price (averages with growth)||$214.62|
|Target stock price (averages with no growth)||$118.05|
|Target stock price (manual assumptions)||$193.32|
The following company description is from Google Finance: http://www.google.com/finance?q=ayi
Acuity Brands, Inc. is a provider of lighting solutions for commercial, institutional, industrial, infrastructure and residential applications throughout North America and other international markets. The Company operates through North American segment. The Company offers a portfolio of indoor and outdoor lighting and building management solutions for commercial, institutional, industrial, infrastructure and residential applications. The portfolio of lighting solutions include lighting products utilizing fluorescent, light emitting diode (LED), organic LED (OLED), high intensity discharge, metal halide, and incandescent light sources to illuminate a number of applications. The solutions portfolio of the Company also includes modular wiring, LED drivers, sensors, glass and inverters sold primarily to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Its lighting and building management solutions are marketed under various brand names, including Lithonia Lighting and Holophane.
Confident Investor comments: At this time, I think that a Confident Investor can cautiously invest in Acuity Brands, Inc. as long as the price is correct. Most of the fundamentals of this company are good but there are some concerns.
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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: $197.76
- Growth: 0.1
- Current EPS (TTM): $7.16
- P/E: 27
- Future EPS Calc: $11.53
- Future Stock Price Calc: $311.34
- Target stock price: $193.32
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