Acuity Brands (NYSE:AYI) will report earnings before markets open on Wednesday, April 3rd. Acuity Brands, Inc. manufactures and sells lighting equipment and chemicals. The Company provides indoor and outdoor lighting equipment for commercial, industrial, outdoor, and residential applications. Acuity also provides a range of chemical products, including industrial and institutional maintenance and sanitation products, pest control products, and lawn and garden products.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to Acuity Brands Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.62 per share on revenues of $469.21 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 26.41.
Analysts have a more negative outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has fallen from a profit of $0.94 to a profit $0.89. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $3.26, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how Acuity Brands has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||2,027||1,657||1,627||1,796||1,934|
|Diluted EPS ($)||3.50||2.00||1.80||2.42||2.72|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Nov. 30, 2011||Feb. 29, 2012||May. 31, 2012||Aug. 31, 2012||Nov. 30, 2012|
|Revenue ($) in millions||474.30||457.70||487.50||514.20||481.10|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.70||0.46||0.79||0.77||0.61|
Acuity Brands has missed analyst estimates 3 times in the past four quarters. Shareholders could expect a bust if the company misses estimates.
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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)