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Accenture Stock Forecast, Price & News

+1.56 (+0.68 %)
(As of 10/23/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $229.70
50-Day Range
MA: $229.90
52-Week Range
Now: $229.70
Volume1.19 million shs
Average Volume2.07 million shs
Market Capitalization$146.27 billion
P/E Ratio29.11
Dividend Yield1.51%
Accenture plc provides consulting, technology, and outsourcing services worldwide. Its Communications, Media & Technology segment provides professional services for clients to accelerate and deliver digital transformation, develop industry-specific solutions, and enhance efficiencies and business results for communications, media, high tech, software, and platform companies. The company's Financial Services segment offers services for profitability pressures, industry consolidation, regulatory changes, and the need to continually adapt to new digital technologies for banking, capital market, and insurance industries. Its Health & Public Service segment provides consulting services and digital solutions to help clients deliver social, economic, and health outcomes for healthcare payers and providers, government departments and agencies, public service organizations, educational institutions, and non-profit organizations. The company's Products segment helps clients enhance their performance in distribution, sales, and marketing; in research and development, and manufacturing; and in business functions, such as finance, human resources, procurement, and supply chain. This segment serves clients in consumer goods, retail, and travel services industries; automotive, freight and logistics, industrial and electrical equipment, consumer durable and heavy equipment, and construction and infrastructure management companies; and pharmaceutical, medical technology, and biotechnology companies. Its Resources segment enables clients in chemicals, energy, forest products, metals and mining, and utilities industries to develop and implement strategies, improve operations, manage complex change initiatives, and integrate digital technologies. Accenture plc has alliance relationships with Amazon Web Services, Google, Microsoft, Oracle, Pegasystems, Salesforce, SAP, Workday, TradeIX, and Diebold Nixdorf, Incorporated. The company was founded in 1989 and is based in Dublin, Ireland.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 3.0Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.84 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Business services, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryIT Consulting & Other Services



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$44.33 billion
Cash Flow$10.33 per share
Book Value$27.48 per share


Net Income$5.11 billion


Market Cap$146.27 billion
Next Earnings Date12/17/2020 (Estimated)
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Accenture (NYSE:ACN) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Accenture's stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Accenture's stock was trading at $165.11 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, ACN shares have increased by 39.1% and is now trading at $229.70.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Accenture?

23 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Accenture in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 7 hold ratings and 15 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Accenture's next earnings date?

Accenture is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, December 17th 2020.
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How were Accenture's earnings last quarter?

Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, September, 24th. The information technology services provider reported $1.70 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.73 by $0.03. The information technology services provider earned $10.84 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $10.93 billion. Accenture had a net margin of 11.52% and a return on equity of 30.17%. The company's revenue was down 2.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company posted $1.74 earnings per share.
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How often does Accenture pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Accenture?

Accenture declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, September 24th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, October 13th will be paid a dividend of $0.88 per share on Friday, November 13th. This represents a $3.52 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.53%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, October 9th. This is a boost from Accenture's previous quarterly dividend of $0.80.
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What guidance has Accenture issued on next quarter's earnings?

Accenture updated its first quarter 2021 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Thursday, September, 24th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $11.15-11.55 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $11.52 billion.

What price target have analysts set for ACN?

23 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for Accenture's stock. Their forecasts range from $200.00 to $270.00. On average, they anticipate Accenture's stock price to reach $233.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 1.4% from the stock's current price.
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Who are some of Accenture's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Accenture own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Accenture investors own include CA (CA), Endologix (ELGX), BlackRock (BLK), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Hawkins (HWKN), Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (ANW), Micron Technology (MU), Athabasca Oil (ATH), Honeywell International (HON) and Zoetis (ZTS).

Who are Accenture's key executives?

Accenture's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. David P. Rowland, Exec. Chairman & Advisor to CEO (Age 59, Pay $3.42M)
  • Ms. Julie T. Spellman Sweet, CEO & Director (Age 53, Pay $2.75M)
  • Ms. Kathleen R. McClure, Chief Financial Officer (Age 55, Pay $1.83M)
  • Mr. Johan G. Deblaere, COO & Chief Exec. of Europe (Age 58)
  • Mr. Richard P. Clark, Chief Accounting Officer & Corp. Controller (Age 59)

What is Accenture's stock symbol?

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

Who are Accenture's major shareholders?

Accenture's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.16%), Standard Life Aberdeen plc (0.12%), Boston Trust Walden Corp (0.10%), DAVENPORT & Co LLC (0.07%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.05%) and Bartlett & Co. LLC (0.05%). Company insiders that own Accenture stock include Chad T Jerdee, Daniel T London, David Rowland, Ellyn Shook, Gianfranco Casati, James O Etheredge, Jean-Marc Ollagnier, Joel Unruch, Johan Deblaere, John F Walsh, Julie Spellman Sweet, Kathleen R Mcclure, Paula A Price, Pierre Nanterme, Richard Lumb, Richard P Clark, 'T Noordende Alexander M Van and Venkata S M Renduchintala.
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Which institutional investors are selling Accenture stock?

ACN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Rheos Capital Works Inc., Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., Factory Mutual Insurance Co., Standard Life Aberdeen plc, Hexavest Inc., Polaris Wealth Advisory Group LLC, and Redpoint Investment Management Pty Ltd. Company insiders that have sold Accenture company stock in the last year include David Rowland, Ellyn Shook, Gianfranco Casati, James O Etheredge, Jean-Marc Ollagnier, Joel Unruch, Johan Deblaere, John F Walsh, Julie Spellman Sweet, Kathleen R Mcclure, Richard P Clark, and Venkata S M Renduchintala.
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Which institutional investors are buying Accenture stock?

ACN stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Milestone Resources Group Ltd, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Crestwood Advisors Group LLC, TIAA FSB, Park National Corp OH, Trust Co. of Oklahoma, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, and Cullinan Associates Inc..
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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 $229.70.

How big of a company is Accenture?

Accenture has a market capitalization of $146.27 billion and generates $44.33 billion in revenue each year. The information technology services provider earns $5.11 billion in net income (profit) each year or $7.46 on an earnings per share basis. Accenture employs 492,000 workers across the globe.

What is Accenture's official website?

The official website for Accenture is 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]

This page was last updated on 10/25/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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