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Agf Investments America Has Decreased By $1.44 Million Its Acuity Brands (AYI) Stake; 6 Bullish Analysts Covering CCL Industries Inc. (TSE:CCL.B)

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Among 7 analysts covering Ccl Industries Inc. (TSE:CCL.B), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 86% are positive. Ccl Industries Inc. had 22 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Sector Weight” rating given on Thursday, July 6 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The firm has “Sector Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, July 21 by Scotia Capital. The stock of CCL Industries Inc. (TSE:CCL.B) earned “Outperform” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Friday, July 7. The rating was initiated by GMP Securities on Tuesday, October 6 with “Buy”. The firm has “Outperform” rating by IBC given on Wednesday, March 1. Scotia Capital maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $255 target in Friday, July 29 report. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Scotia Capital given on Friday, March 17. TD Securities maintained it with “Buy” rating and $205 target in Tuesday, August 4 report. See CCL Industries Inc. (TSE:CCL.B) latest ratings:

Agf Investments America Inc decreased Acuity Brands Inc. (AYI) stake by 68.27% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Agf Investments America Inc sold 8,188 shares as Acuity Brands Inc. (AYI)’s stock declined 21.04%. The Agf Investments America Inc holds 3,805 shares with $670,000 value, down from 11,993 last quarter. Acuity Brands Inc. now has $5.29B valuation. The stock decreased 0.11% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $130.52. About 786,966 shares traded or 9.21% up from the average. Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) has declined 31.54% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 43.09% the S&P500.

The stock increased 1.35% or $0.86 during the last trading session, reaching $64.67. About 183,448 shares traded. CCL Industries Inc. (TSE:CCL.B) has 0.00% since April 17, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

CCL Industries Inc., a specialty packaging company, makes and sells labels, containers, and consumer printable media products. The company has market cap of $11.33 billion. It operates through Label, Avery, Checkpoint, and Container divisions. It has a 24.31 P/E ratio. The Label segment offers pressure sensitive and extruded film materials for a range of decorative, instructional, and functional applications in the consumer packaging, healthcare, automotive, and consumer durables markets.

Analysts await Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) to report earnings on July, 5. They expect $2.02 earnings per share, down 0.49% or $0.01 from last year’s $2.03 per share. AYI’s profit will be $81.92M for 16.15 P/E if the $2.02 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.72 actual earnings per share reported by Acuity Brands, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 17.44% EPS growth.

Among 21 analysts covering Acuity Brands Inc. (NYSE:AYI), 10 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 48% are positive. Acuity Brands Inc. had 67 analyst reports since August 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Robert W. Baird maintained Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) on Friday, March 16 with “Hold” rating. As per Monday, October 31, the company rating was upgraded by Wells Fargo. The firm has “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity given on Sunday, June 25. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, April 4 by Robert W. Baird. TH Capital downgraded the shares of AYI in report on Friday, January 27 to “Sell” rating. The stock of Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) earned “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co on Tuesday, January 9. The stock of Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) earned “Hold” rating by Wells Fargo on Tuesday, January 9. The rating was initiated by Williams Capital Group with “Buy” on Friday, September 30. The company was maintained on Tuesday, September 5 by Robert W. Baird. Oppenheimer maintained Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) on Thursday, April 7 with “Outperform” rating.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.95 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.11, from 0.84 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 34 investors sold AYI shares while 134 reduced holdings. 57 funds opened positions while 102 raised stakes. 42.13 million shares or 1.49% more from 41.52 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Captrust Advisors, North Carolina-based fund reported 81 shares. Salem Counselors Incorporated has 0.08% invested in Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) for 4,207 shares. Eventide Asset Mngmt owns 3,300 shares. Autus Asset Management Lc has invested 0.12% in Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI). Profund Advisors Llc accumulated 1,224 shares. Gulf Bancorporation (Uk) Ltd invested in 0.03% or 13,225 shares. Lpl Ltd Liability Corp holds 0% of its portfolio in Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) for 3,014 shares. Norinchukin Comml Bank The invested 0.01% in Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI). Mountain Pacific Invest Advisers Inc Id, Idaho-based fund reported 4,620 shares. Bb&T Corporation holds 4,462 shares. Ls Investment Limited Co reported 0.02% stake. Glenmede Na invested in 326 shares or 0% of the stock. Bath Savings holds 0.07% of its portfolio in Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) for 1,605 shares. Hudson Bay Capital Mgmt LP accumulated 0.04% or 10,327 shares. Lakeview Cap Ltd Liability Corp accumulated 0.18% or 1,416 shares.

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