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Accenture Stock Forecast, Price & News

$214.63
+0.21 (+0.10 %)
(As of 09/28/2020 06:06 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$210.42
Now: $214.63
$215.06
50-Day Range
$214.42
MA: $235.19
$247.18
52-Week Range
$137.15
Now: $214.63
$247.82
Volume3.69 million shs
Average Volume2.48 million shs
Market Capitalization$136.67 billion
P/E Ratio27.20
Dividend Yield1.49%
Beta1.03
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. The company's Financial Services segment offers services that address profitability pressures, industry consolidation, regulatory changes, and the need to continually adapt to new digital technologies for banking, capital markets, and insurance industries. Its Health & Public Service segment provides research-based insights and offerings, including consulting services and digital solutions to help clients deliver social, economic, and health outcomes for healthcare payers and providers, as well as 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 and related industries to develop and implement strategies, improve operations, manage complex change initiatives, and integrate digital technologies. Accenture plc has a strategic alliance with Quantexa and nCino, Inc. Accenture plc 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
CUSIPG1151C10
Phone353-1646-2000

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$44.33 billion
Cash Flow$10.49 per share
Book Value$27.48 per share

Profitability

Net Income$5.11 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees492,000
Market Cap$136.67 billion
Next Earnings Date12/17/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$214.63
+0.21 (+0.10 %)
(As of 09/28/2020 06:06 AM ET)
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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 (WHO). Since then, ACN shares have increased by 30.0% and is now trading at $214.63.
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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 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate 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% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $1.74 EPS.
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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 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.64%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, October 9th. This is an increase from Accenture's previous quarterly dividend of $0.80.
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What guidance has Accenture issued on next quarter's earnings?

Accenture issued an update on 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 analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Accenture's stock. Their forecasts range from $200.00 to $270.00. On average, they expect Accenture's share price to reach $233.08 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 8.6% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Accenture?

Accenture saw a drop in short interest during the month of August. As of August 14th, there was short interest totaling 5,250,000 shares, a drop of 12.9% from the July 30th total of 6,030,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,940,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.7 days. Approximately 0.8% of the company's stock are short sold.
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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, 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)

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 a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.89%), BlackRock Inc. (7.22%), FMR LLC (1.51%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.35%), WCM Investment Management LLC (1.17%) and Nuveen Asset Management LLC (0.73%). Company insiders that own Accenture stock include Arun Sarin, 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 and 'T Noordende Alexander M Van.
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Which major investors are selling Accenture stock?

ACN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vanguard Group Inc., Glenmede Trust Co. NA, Bank of Nova Scotia, Sontag Advisory LLC, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., APG Asset Management N.V., Johnson Investment Counsel Inc., and Pendal Group Ltd. Company insiders that have sold Accenture company stock in the last year include 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, and Richard P Clark.
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Which major investors are buying Accenture stock?

ACN stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nordea Investment Management AB, FMR LLC, WELLCOME TRUST LTD THE as trustee of the WELLCOME TRUST, BlackRock Inc., Neuberger Berman Group LLC, GUARDCAP ASSET MANAGEMENT Ltd, WCM Investment Management LLC, and Bank of New York Mellon Corp.
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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 $214.63.

How big of a company is Accenture?

Accenture has a market capitalization of $136.67 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 9/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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