|Last Update: 05/20/13 - 4:00 PM EDT|
|YTD Performance: 14.47%|
|Previous Close: $77.53|
|52 Week Range: $48.11 - $77.96|
|Oustanding Shares: 42,836,096|
|Market Cap: 3,321,082,523|
|Qtr (05/13)||Qtr (08/13)||FY (08/13)||FY (08/14)|
|Number of Analysts||10||10||11||10|
|Growth Rate (Year over Year)||8.66%||18.41%||7.18%||20.29%|
AYI's price target was raised to $83 as the North American market is expected to show improving business trends in the second half of the year, said UBS.
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Shares of AYI now seen reaching $66, Oppenheimer said. Improving order rates. Perform rating.
AYI was downgraded from Overweight to Neutral, Piper Jaffray said. Valuation call, based on a $66 price target.
AYI was initiated with a Hold rating, Stifel Nicolaus said. Valuation call.
Shares of AYI now seen reaching $64, Oppenheimer said. Improving nonresidential construction cycle. Perform rating.
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Shares of AYI now seen reaching AYI, Jefferies said. Estimates also raised on solid first quarter results. Hold rating.
AYI estimates were raised through 2012, JMP Securities said. Higher pricing should drive margin expansion. Outperform rating and new $64 price target.