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Acuity Brands: Fiscal 4Q Earnings Snapshot

October 3, 2018

ATLANTA (AP) _ Acuity Brands Inc. (AYI) on Wednesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $108.2 million.

On a per-share basis, the Atlanta-based company said it had profit of $2.70. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were $2.68 per share.

The results topped Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $2.63 per share.

The lighting maker posted revenue of $1.06 billion in the period, also exceeding Street forecasts. Six analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $1.02 billion.

For the year, the company reported profit of $349.6 million, or $8.52 per share. Revenue was reported as $3.68 billion.

Acuity Brands shares have declined 12 percent since the beginning of the year. The stock has dropped nearly 9 percent in the last 12 months.

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This story was generated by Automated Insights (http://automatedinsights.com/ap) using data from Zacks Investment Research. Access a Zacks stock report on AYI at https://www.zacks.com/ap/AYI

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