Acuity Brands: Fiscal 3Q Earnings Snapshot

ATLANTA (AP) _ Acuity Brands Inc. (AYI) on Tuesday reported fiscal third-quarter earnings of $60.4 million.

The Atlanta-based company said it had profit of $1.52 per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to $1.94 per share.

The results topped Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.29 per share.

The lighting maker posted revenue of $776.2 million in the period, which also topped Street forecasts. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $774.6 million.

Acuity Brands shares have decreased 35% since the beginning of the year. The stock has fallen 33% in the last 12 months.

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