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AYI: 3Q10 Consensus Revenue Expectations Look Reasonable, Expect EPS Upside in the Form of Continued Gross Margin...

June 29th, 2010

AYI will report 3Q10 results before the market opens tomorrow. We expect the company to deliver inline revenues, but once again top consensus estimates due to better than expected gross margins. ...

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Can AYI's 2Q10 Results Justify the Run-up in the Stock? What Channel Feedback Tells Us - Closing Out Our Long AYI/Short...

March 26th, 2010

Approximately four months ago we introduced a pair trade: long AYI/short HUBB based on our view that AYI shares were poised for mean reversion in stock price performance relative to those of HUBB and...

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Our Expectations for AYI’s 1Q10 Results, the Company Has Plenty of “Dry Powder” Heading Into 2010

March 12th, 2010

This report was originally published on 1/4/10.A few weeks ago we introduced a pair-trade: long AYI/short HUBBbased on our expectation that AYI shares were poised to witness absolute and relative upside following an...

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Shedding Some “Light” On a New Pair Trade Idea: Long Acuity Brands (AYI)/Short Hubbell Inc. (HUBB)

March 11th, 2010

This report was originally published on 12/3/09.We have been long-time admirers of the business models of the leading electrical product manufacturers including: Cooper Industries, Thomas and Betts, Hubbell...

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