Acuity Brands 8-K 2008
Acuity Brands, Inc.
DECLARES QUARTERLY DIVIDEND
ATLANTA, October 2, 2008 The Board of Directors of Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) today declared a quarterly dividend of 13 cents per share (an annualized rate of 52 cents per share). The dividend is payable on November 3, 2008 to shareholders of record on October 17, 2008.
Acuity Brands, Inc. owns and operates Acuity Brands Lighting, Inc. and Acuity Brands Technology Services, Inc. With fiscal year 2007 net sales of approximately $2.0 billion, Acuity Brands Lighting and Acuity Brands Technology Services combined are one of the worlds leading providers of lighting fixtures and related products and services and includes brands such as Lithonia Lighting®, Holophane®, Peerless®, Mark Architectural Lighting, Hydrel®, American Electric Lighting®, Gotham® , Carandini®, SpecLight®, MetalOptics®, Antique Street Lamps, Synergy® Lighting Controls, SAERIS, and ROAM®. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Acuity Brands employs approximately 7,000 associates and has operations throughout North America and in Europe and Asia.