Acuity Brands price target lowered to $156 from $172 at Canaccord Canaccord lowered its price target on Acuity Brands to $156 from $172 following its Q3 results. However, the firm believes the company remains the best positioned in their coverage group to deliver sales and earnings upside over the next 3-5 years and keeps its Buy rating on the stock.
News For AYI From The Last 14 Days
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Acuity Brands upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman Goldman Sachs upgraded Acuity Brands to Buy saying growth in the company's LED lighting business is averaging over two-times the industry. Goldman is bullish on LED lighting adoption and raised its price target for shares to $153 from $128. The firm coupled the upgrade of Acuity with a downgrade of Cree (CREE) to Neutral.
Cree downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman Goldman Sachs downgraded Cree (CREE) to Neutral citing slowing growth in the company's chip business. Goldman lowered its price target for Cree shares to $48 and $60 and prefers Acuity Brands (AYI) as an LED lighting investment. Shares of Cree closed Friday down 57c to $42.67. Goldman upgraded Acuity Brands this morning to Buy.