Congress Asset Management Company Has Increased Acuity Brands INC Com (AYI) Holding

The company was downgraded on Thursday, June 23 by Citigroup. The company was maintained on Friday, January 22 by Barclays Capital. The company was maintained on Tuesday, June 20 by Jefferies. The stock of Amgen Inc. The firm has "Buy" rating by Cowen & Co given on Wednesday, October 4. On Tuesday, September 5 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with "Buy". Zacks Investment Research upgraded Acuity Brands from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Tuesday, March 14th. (NYSE:AYI). Northstar Asset Mngmt Ltd Co holds 0.62% or 6,740 shares. AYI's profit would be $83.09M giving it 21.56 P/E if the $1.99 EPS is correct. More interesting news about Acuity Brands, Inc. 849,500 shares of the company's stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 714,613. Acuity Brands, Inc. (AYI) has declined 31.18% since December 11, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 47.88% the S&P500.The move comes after 6 months positive chart setup for the $7.17B company.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.06, from 0.91 in 2017Q1. 100 funds opened positions while 517 raised stakes. Atlanta Cap Mngmt L L C has 1.68% invested in Acuity Brands, Inc. Parsons Cap Management Ri stated it has 0.43% of its portfolio in Mettler-Toledo International Inc.

Gogo Inc. (GOGO) has so far tried but failed to beat the consensus-estimated -$0.5, with their earning staying at -$0.51 per share. 3,958 are owned by Autus Asset Limited Liability Corporation. (NYSE:MTD). Federated Inc Pa holds 0.03% or 18,690 shares. Fjarde Ap, Alabama-based fund reported 11,249 shares. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board owns 4,200 shares or 0.04% of their United States portfolio. Bp Public Ltd Com accumulated 3,000 shares. (NYSE:AYI). Zwj Inv Counsel accumulated 1,248 shares. D E Shaw And owns 9,465 shares.

Trillium Asset Management Llc increased Acuity Brands Inc (AYI) stake by 2.84% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. The Ohio-based Bahl & Gaynor has invested 0.01% in American Express Company (NYSE:AXP).

Mettler-Toledo International Inc. manufactures and supplies precision instruments and services worldwide. Operations, Swiss Operations, Western European Operations, Chinese Operations, and Other.

The stock increased 1.02% or $1.75 during the last trading session, reaching $173.4. About 388,418 shares traded. Its down 0.06, from 0.91 in 2017Q1. It is negative, as 61 investors sold Acuity Brands, Inc. shares while 138 reduced holdings. 48 funds opened positions while 121 raised stakes.

A number of other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Whittier holds 388 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Cleararc Capital Inc. now owns 1,098 shares of the electronics maker's stock valued at $224,000 after buying an additional 10 shares in the last quarter.

Caxton Associates LP acquired a new stake in Acuity Brands Inc (NYSE:AYI) in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The Alyeska Investment Group Lp holds 660,048 shares with $134.18M value, up from 488,596 last quarter. Patten Grp reported 0.01% in Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) is a huge mover today! Wolfe Research downgraded shares of Acuity Brands from an "outperform" rating to a "market perform" rating in a research note on Monday, October 9th. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS increased its position in shares of Acuity Brands by 0.8% in the fourth quarter. Parkside Fincl Bank And Tru stated it has 394 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Blair William & Il reported 77,565 shares stake. Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) reported 54 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Analyzing the last five market sessions, the stock was able to report -2.4% losses, thus going down by -7.44%, compared with its 200-day moving average of $11.83. Therefore 55% are positive. Gabelli initiated the shares of AMGN in report on Friday, August 26 with "Hold" rating. QS Investors LLC now owns 588 shares of the electronics maker's stock valued at $120,000 after acquiring an additional 7 shares during the last quarter. (NYSE:AYI) on Monday, November 23 with "Overweight" rating. As per Thursday, August 25, the company rating was initiated by TH Capital. Finally, Roth Capital set a $130.00 price target on shares of Acuity Brands and gave the company a "sell" rating in a report on Thursday, October 5th. Canaccord Genuity has "Buy" rating and $305 target. After $2.42 actual EPS reported by Acuity Brands, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -17.77% negative EPS growth. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with "Outperform" on Friday, February 12. Finally, Israel Discount Bank of NY grew its position in Acuity Brands by 32.3% during the 2nd quarter. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, April 5 by Goldman Sachs.

Acuity Brands, Inc is a provider of lighting solutions for commercial, institutional, industrial, infrastructure and residential applications throughout North America and other global markets. The company has market cap of $7.17 billion. The Company offers a portfolio of indoor and outdoor lighting and building management solutions for commercial, institutional, industrial, infrastructure and residential applications. It has a 19.46 P/E ratio. It also provides modular wiring products, light emitting diode drivers, glass products, and inverters; and services across applications that primarily relate to monitoring and controlling lighting systems through network technologies and the commissioning of control systems.

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