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Q2 2018 Acuity Brands, Inc. Earnings Conference Call (Replay)
04/04/18 at 10:00 a.m. ET
Q2 2018 Acuity Brands, Inc. Earnings Conference Call
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 10:00 a.m. ET  
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04/04/18Acuity Brands Reports Fiscal 2018 Second Quarter Results and Announces Increased Share Repurchase Program
ATLANTA, April 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) (“Company”) today announced that fiscal 2018 second quarter net sales increased 3.4 percent to $832.1 million from $804.7 million reported in the prior-year period.  Operating profit for the second quarter of fiscal 2018 was $88.0 million, a decrease of $20.0 million, or 18.5 percent, over the year-ago period.  Net income for the second quarter of fiscal 2018 was $96.9 million, an increase of $29.6 million, or 44 percen... 
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03/29/18Acuity Brands, Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend
(GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --  ATLANTA, March 29, 2018 - The Board of Directors of Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI; "Company") today declared a quarterly dividend of 13 cents per share.  The dividend is payable on May 1, 2018 to shareholders of record on April 17, 2018. About Acuity Brands Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) is the North American market leader and one of the world's leading providers of lighting and building management solutions. With fiscal year 2017 net sales of $3.5 bill... 
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03/19/18Acuity Brands, Inc: Verve Adds Atrius(TM) IoT Solutions from Acuity Brands to Its Location-Based Mobile Marketing Platform
(GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --ATLANTA - March 19, 2018 - Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) today announced that Verve(TM), the global leader in location-powered mobile marketing, has joined the Atrius(TM) IoT Partner ecosystem. Verve will leverage Atrius Platform Services, notably the Atrius Navigator indoor positioning software development kit and administration tools, to extend their in-store and out-of-store engagement solutions and shopper insights for brands and retailers. Acuity Brands pr... 
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03/14/18Acuity Brands, Inc. to Announce Fiscal 2018 Second Quarter Results on April 4, 2018
(GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --  ATLANTA, March 14, 2018 - Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) will host a conference call on Wednesday, April 4, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. ET to discuss the Company's performance for the second quarter of fiscal 2018, following the announcement of those results earlier that day.  Vernon J. Nagel, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Acuity Brands, will lead the call.  A live Webcast of the discussion will be accessible at the Company's Web site:  www.acuit... 
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02/27/18Acuity Brands, Inc.: Gozio Health Adds Atrius(TM) IoT Indoor Positioning Solution from Acuity Brands to Its Wayfinding Mobile Platform
(GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --ATLANTA - February 27, 2018 - Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) today announced that Gozio Health, a healthcare technology company specializing in mobile wayfinding, has joined the Atrius(TM) Internet of Things (IoT) partner ecosystem. Gozio Health will be expanding its mobile platform to include Atrius(TM) indoor positioning solutions (IPS), leveraging the Atrius(TM) Navigator Software Development Kit (SDK). Using the wayfinding technology developed by Gozio Healt... 
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02/12/18Acuity Brands, Inc. Announces Acquisition of Lucid Design Group, Inc.
(GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --  ATLANTA - February 12, 2018 - Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) today announced it has acquired Lucid Design Group, Inc. (Lucid), an Oakland, CA-based provider of building analytics through its industry-leading BuildingOS® business intelligence platform.  The Company believes the combination of Lucid's BuildingOS platform and Acuity Brands' large installed base of networked sensors for lighting and building automation controls and its Atrius(TM) Internet of Thing... 
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02/06/18Acuity Brands, Inc. Atrius Navigator and Atrius Insights IoT Services Deliver a Complete Indoor Positioning Solution
(GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --  ATLANTA - February 6, 2018 - Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) today announced a complete, end-to-end indoor positioning services (IPS) solution comprised of two Atrius(TM) Internet of Things (IoT) platform services: Atrius(TM) Navigator software development kit (SDK), leveraging cloud-based services and administrative tools, and Atrius(TM) Insights spatial analytics web application. The Atrius indoor positioning solution (IPS) helps businesses develop applicatio... 
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01/16/18Acuity Brands, Inc. Phunware Adds Atrius(TM) IoT Indoor Positioning Solution from Acuity Brands to Its Mapping, Navigation and Wayfinding Offering
(GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --ATLANTA - January 16, 2018 - Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) today announced that Phunware, an enterprise mobile software company, has joined the Atrius(TM) Internet of Things (IoT) partner ecosystem. Phunware will be adding the Atrius Navigator software development kit (SDK) to its indoor positioning technology offerings, providing customers an innovative, energy-efficient option to support Phunware's hardware-agnostic location capabilities. Phunware currently p... 
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01/09/18Acuity Brands Reports Fiscal 2018 First Quarter Results
ATLANTA, Jan. 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) (“Company”) today announced fiscal 2018 first quarter net sales of $842.8 million, a decrease of $8.4 million, or 1 percent, compared with the year-ago period.  Operating profit for the first quarter of fiscal 2018 was $118.6 million, a decrease of $8.0 million, or 6.3 percent, over the year-ago period.  Net income for the first quarter of fiscal 2018 was $71.5 million, a decrease of 12.5 percent compared with the prior-... 
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01/05/18Acuity Brands, Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend
(GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --ATLANTA, January 5, 2018 - The Board of Directors of Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI; "Company") today declared a quarterly dividend of 13 cents per share.  The dividend is payable on February 1, 2018 to shareholders of record on January 22, 2018. About Acuity Brands Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) is the North American market leader and one of the world's leading providers of lighting and building management solutions. With fiscal year 2017 net sales of $3.5 b... 
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