Shares of Acuity Brands Inc (NYSE:AYI) Sees Large Outflow of Money

Acuity Brands Inc (NYSE:AYI) managed to eke out gains of 0.39% in intraday trade. The share price increased by 0.98 points to $250.21. Till last observation, the net money flow was recorded at a negative $(-6.94) million. The total inflow of $15.99 million in upticks was completely overshadowed by an outflow of $22.93 million in downticks, giving the up/down ratio a value of 0.7. The shares have seen a change of 2.3% in the past week.A block trade occurred in the company shares in which the composite value of the upticks was $0 million and the composite value in downticks was $7.99 million. The resultant up/down ratio for the block exchange was 0. The block trade had a negative money flow of $(-7.99) million.


The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 1.24% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 0.63%. The company shares have rallied 34.58% in the past 52 Weeks. On May 31, 2016 The shares registered one year high of $264 and one year low was seen on September 28, 2015 at $168.33. The 50-day moving average is $250.94 and the 200 day moving average is recorded at $228.25. S&P 500 has rallied 1.93% during the last 52-weeks.

Acuity Brands Inc (NYSE:AYI): During Tuesdays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $249.69 and $249.69 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $251.42. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $250.21, notching a gain of 0.39% for the day. The total traded volume was 254,349 . The stock had closed at $249.23 on the previous day.

Currently the company Insiders own 2.4% of Acuity Brands Inc shares according to the proxy statements. In the past twelve weeks, the net percent change held by company insiders has changed by -6.82% . Institutional Investors own 92.22% of Acuity Brands Inc shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of -4.1%. On the companys insider trading activities,The director officer (Chairman, President, and CEO) of Acuity Brands Inc, Nagel Vernon J sold 47,995 shares at $256.18 on April 22, 2016. The Insider selling transaction had a total value worth of $12,295,359. The Insider information was disclosed with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.

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 Companys 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.

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