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NYSE:ACN - Accenture Stock Price, Forecast & News

$206.66
+2.74 (+1.34 %)
(As of 12/13/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$203.01
Now: $206.66
$206.72
50-Day Range
$183.07
MA: $194.77
$206.66
52-Week Range
$132.63
Now: $206.66
$206.72
Volume1.65 million shs
Average Volume1.47 million shs
Market Capitalization$131.37 billion
P/E Ratio28.08
Dividend Yield1.58%
Beta1.04
Accenture plc provides consulting, technology, and outsourcing services in Ireland and internationally. Its Communications, Media & Technology segment provides professional services that help clients accelerate and deliver digital transformation, develop industry-specific solutions, and enhance efficiencies and business results for communications, media, high tech, software, and platform companies. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Business services, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryIT Consulting & Other Services
SectorBusiness Services
CUSIPG1151C10
Phone353-1646-2000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$43.22 billion
Cash Flow$9.10 per share
Book Value$23.30 per share

Profitability

Net Income$4.78 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees492,000
Market Cap$131.37 billion
Next Earnings Date12/19/2019 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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Accenture (NYSE:ACN) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Accenture's stock symbol?

Accenture trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "ACN."

How often does Accenture pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Accenture?

Accenture announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, September 26th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, October 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.80 per share on Friday, November 15th. This represents a $3.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.55%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, October 16th. View Accenture's Dividend History.

How were Accenture's earnings last quarter?

Accenture Plc (NYSE:ACN) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, September, 26th. The information technology services provider reported $1.74 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.71 by $0.03. The information technology services provider earned $11.06 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $11.07 billion. Accenture had a net margin of 11.06% and a return on equity of 34.30%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 5.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $1.58 EPS. View Accenture's Earnings History.

When is Accenture's next earnings date?

Accenture is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, December 19th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Accenture.

How can I listen to Accenture's earnings call?

Accenture will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, December 19th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

What guidance has Accenture issued on next quarter's earnings?

Accenture issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Thursday, September, 26th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $7.62-7.84 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $7.96. The company issued revenue guidance of +5-8% to $45.4-46.7 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $46.12 billion.

What price target have analysts set for ACN?

20 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for Accenture's stock. Their forecasts range from $180.00 to $228.00. On average, they expect Accenture's share price to reach $204.11 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.2%. View Analyst Price Targets for Accenture.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Accenture?

20 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Accenture in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 14 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Accenture.

Has Accenture been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about ACN stock have been trending somewhat negative on Saturday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Accenture earned a news sentiment score of -1.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the information technology services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Accenture.

Are investors shorting Accenture?

Accenture saw a increase in short interest in the month of October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 7,780,000 shares, an increase of 12.9% from the September 30th total of 6,890,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,900,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.1 days. Currently, 1.2% of the company's shares are sold short. View Accenture's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Accenture's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Accenture own?

Who are Accenture's key executives?

Accenture's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. David P. Rowland, Interim CEO & Director (Age 58)
  • Mr. Gianfranco Casati, Group Chief Exec. of Growth Markets (Age 60)
  • Mr. Alexander M. van't Noordende, Group Chief Exec. of Products Operating Group (Age 56)
  • Ms. Julie T. Spellman Sweet, Chief Exec. of North America (Age 52)
  • Ms. Kathleen R. McClure, Chief Financial Officer (Age 53)

Who are Accenture's major shareholders?

Accenture's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (4.27%), State Street Corp (4.18%), WCM Investment Management LLC (1.00%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.55%), Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC (0.34%) and Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (0.21%). Company insiders that own Accenture stock include Arun Sarin, Chad T Jerdee, Daniel T London, David Rowland, Ellyn Shook, Gianfranco Casati, Jean-Marc Ollagnier, Joel Unruch, Johan Deblaere, Julie Spellman Sweet, Paula A Price, Pierre Nanterme, Richard Lumb, Richard P Clark and 'T Noordende Alexander M Van. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Accenture.

Which major investors are selling Accenture stock?

ACN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Findlay Park Partners LLP, Millennium Management LLC, Hexavest Inc., Man Group plc, Factory Mutual Insurance Co., Cornerstone Investment Partners LLC and AMF Pensionsforsakring AB. Company insiders that have sold Accenture company stock in the last year include Chad T Jerdee, Daniel T London, David Rowland, Ellyn Shook, Gianfranco Casati, Jean-Marc Ollagnier, Joel Unruch, Johan Deblaere, Julie Spellman Sweet, Paula A Price, Pierre Nanterme, Richard Lumb, Richard P Clark and 'T Noordende Alexander M Van. View Insider Buying and Selling for Accenture.

Which major investors are buying Accenture stock?

ACN stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., WCM Investment Management LLC, California Public Employees Retirement System, State Street Corp, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Comgest Global Investors S.A.S., Assenagon Asset Management S.A. and Teacher Retirement System of Texas. View Insider Buying and Selling for Accenture.

How do I buy shares of Accenture?

Shares of ACN can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Accenture's stock price today?

One share of ACN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $206.66.

How big of a company is Accenture?

Accenture has a market capitalization of $131.37 billion and generates $43.22 billion in revenue each year. The information technology services provider earns $4.78 billion in net income (profit) each year or $7.36 on an earnings per share basis. Accenture employs 492,000 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Accenture.

What is Accenture's official website?

The official website for Accenture is http://www.accenture.com/.

How can I contact Accenture?

Accenture's mailing address is 1 GRAND CANAL SQUARE GRAND CANAL HARBOUR, DUBLIN L2, D2. The information technology services provider can be reached via phone at 353-1646-2000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Accenture (NYSE ACN)

Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  944 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  687 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,631
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Accenture and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe ACN will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe ACN will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/14/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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