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Acuity Brands Inc (AYI.N)

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Acuity Brands Reports Q1 Adjusted Earnings Per Share $2.32
Wednesday, 9 Jan 2019 

Jan 9 (Reuters) - Acuity Brands Inc ::ACUITY BRANDS REPORTS FISCAL 2019 FIRST QUARTER RESULTS.Q1 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $2.32.Q1 EARNINGS PER SHARE $1.98.Q1 SALES $932.6 MILLION VERSUS REFINITIV IBES ESTIMATE OF $922.6 MILLION.Q1 EARNINGS PER SHARE ESTIMATE $2.14 -- REFINITIV IBES DATA."REMAIN CAUTIOUSLY OPTIMISTIC FOR FISCAL 2019".ACUITY BRANDS - DO NOT BELIEVE THAT DEMAND OUTLOOK FOR FISCAL 2019 HAS "MEANINGFULLY CHANGED SINCE OUR PRIOR OUTLOOK PROVIDED IN EARLY OCTOBER 2018".ACUITY BRANDS - THIRD-PARTY FORECASTS, INDICATORS CONTINUE TO SUGGEST THAT N. AMERICAN LIGHTING MARKET SHOULD GROW IN LOW-SINGLE DIGIT RANGE IN FISCAL 2019.  Full Article

Acuity Brands Reports Q2 Earnings Per Share $2.33
Wednesday, 4 Apr 2018 

April 4 (Reuters) - Acuity Brands Inc ::ACUITY BRANDS REPORTS FISCAL 2018 SECOND QUARTER RESULTS AND ANNOUNCES INCREASED SHARE REPURCHASE PROGRAM.Q2 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $1.89.Q2 EARNINGS PER SHARE $2.33.Q2 SALES $832.1 MILLION VERSUS I/B/E/S VIEW $799.3 MILLION.Q2 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $2.11 -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF ACUITY BRANDS HAS AUTHORIZED REPURCHASE OF UP TO 6 MILLION SHARES.ACUITY BRANDS INC SAYS "WE WERE DISAPPOINTED IN OUR Q2 PROFITABILITY MEASURES".CURRENT WEAKNESS IN LIGHTING INDUSTRY HAS CREATED A CHALLENGING ENVIRONMENT FOR CO.EXPECT HEADWINDS IN HOME CENTER/SHOWROOM SALES CHANNEL TO CONTINUE IN NEAR TERM.EXPECT HEADWINDS IN HOME CENTER/SHOWROOM SALES CHANNEL TO CONTINUE IN NEAR TERM.PARTY FORECASTS, INDICATORS SUGGEST DEMAND IN NORTH AMERICAN LIGHTING MARKET WILL IMPROVE LATER IN CALENDAR 2018."CONTINUE TO BE CAUTIOUS AND BELIEVE OVERALL MARKET CONDITIONS COULD CONTINUE TO BE CHALLENGING FOR NEAR FUTURE".Q2 PROFITABILITY MEASURES IMPACTED BY UNFAVORABLE CHANGES IN PRODUCT PRICES AND MIX OF PRODUCTS SOLD.Q2 PROFITABILITY ALSO IMPACTED BY HIGHER SELLING, DISTRIBUTION, AND ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENSES.SOFT ORDER ACTIVITY IN CERTAIN SALES CHANNELS SUGGESTS GROWTH IN LIGHTING FIXTURE MARKET MAY REMAIN SLUGGISH FOR BALANCE OF 2018.EXCLUDED FROM Q2 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE WAS $0.75 BENEFIT FROM $31.2 MILLION OF NET DISCRETE ITEMS ASSOCIATED WITH TCJA.  Full Article

Acuity Brands Q1 Adjusted Earnings Per Share $1.94
Tuesday, 9 Jan 2018 

Jan 9 (Reuters) - Acuity Brands Inc ::ACUITY BRANDS SAYS ESTIMATES Q2 TAX EXPENSE TO BE REDUCED BY APPROXIMATELY $30 MILLION FOR DISCRETE ITEMS.ACUITY BRANDS REPORTS FISCAL 2018 FIRST QUARTER RESULTS.Q1 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $1.94.Q1 EARNINGS PER SHARE $1.70.Q1 SALES $842.8 MILLION VERSUS I/B/E/S VIEW $879.3 MILLION.Q1 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $2.11 -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Acuity Brands Q4 adjusted earnings per share $2.55
Wednesday, 4 Oct 2017 

Oct 4 (Reuters) - Acuity Brands Inc ::Acuity Brands reports record quarterly and full-year results.Q4 adjusted earnings per share $2.55.Q4 earnings per share $2.15.Q4 sales $957.6 million versus I/B/E/S view $974.1 million.Q4 earnings per share view $2.43 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Acuity Brands Inc - management expects fiscal 2018 capital expenditures will approximate 2 percent of net sales.Acuity Brands sees "volatility in demand in some sales channels & geographies, with short-term volatility on hurricanes in Florida,Texas, Puerto Rico​.  Full Article

Acuity Brands reports Q3 earnings per share $1.90
Thursday, 29 Jun 2017 

June 29 (Reuters) - Acuity Brands Inc :Acuity Brands reports fiscal 2017 third quarter results.Q3 adjusted earnings per share $2.15.Q3 earnings per share $1.90.Q3 sales $891.6 million versus I/B/E/S view $879.2 million.Q3 earnings per share view $2.03 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Acuity Brands Inc - "Still see encouraging signs that support third-party forecasts for improvement in growth rates in calendar year 2018".Acuity Brands Inc - "Remain bullish regarding company's prospects for continued future profitable growth".  Full Article

U.S. CPSC says Lithonia Lighting recalls to repair ceiling light fixtures due to impact hazard
Wednesday, 7 Jun 2017 

June 7 (Reuters) - U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission::Lithonia Lighting recalls to repair about 5,600 ceiling light fixtures due to impact hazard.Firm has received six reports of loose or falling diffuser lenses; no injuries have been reported​.  Full Article