Shares of Acuity Brands Inc (AYI) Sees Large Inflow of Net Money Flow

Acuity Brands Inc (AYI) : The money flow analysis of Acuity Brands Inc (AYI) indicates a $25.37 million of outflow was on downticks, whereas, the investors on Tuesday gobbled up stocks worth $31.14 million on upticks. The ratio between the upticks and downticks was clearly in favor of the bulls at 1.23 and so was the total money flow at $5.77 million. The bulls lapped up $4.84 million worth of block trades on upticks. The money flow was $4.84 million in block trades, underlining the interest of the bulls in the stock even when the stock was declining.However, the price action shows that the bears had an upper hand in the stock of Acuity Brands Inc (AYI), pushing it down by -0.09% for the day. The stock slid $0.23 and traded at $267.79 during the day. Nonetheless, the stock is 1.2% over the previous weeks close.


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 -7.8% . 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 -14.99%. In an insider trading activity, According to the information disclosed by the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing, the officer (EVP) of Acuity Brands Inc, Black Mark A had sold 2,654 shares worth of $664,217 in a transaction dated July 6, 2016. In this transaction, 2,654 shares were sold at $250.27 per share.

Shares of Acuity Brands, Inc. rose by 8.42% in the last five trading days and 6.44% for the last 4 weeks. Acuity Brands, Inc. is up 7.24% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 14.67%.

Acuity Brands Inc (NYSE:AYI): On Tuesdays trading session , Opening price of the stock was $268.4 with an intraday high of $270.869. The bears continued to sell at higher levels and eventually sold the stock down to an intraday low of $265.27. However, the stock managed to close at $267.79, a loss of 0.09% for the day. On the previous day, the stock had closed at $268.02. The total traded volume of the day was 400,948 shares.

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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