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Accenture Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.67 (-0.27 %)
(As of 11/25/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $249.33
50-Day Range
MA: $232.42
52-Week Range
Now: $249.33
Volume1.43 million shs
Average Volume2.35 million shs
Market Capitalization$164.28 billion
P/E Ratio31.60
Dividend Yield1.41%
Accenture plc, a professional services company, provides strategy and consulting, interactive, and technology and operations services worldwide. The company also provides outsourcing services. It serves communications, media, high tech, software, and platform companies; banking, capital market, and insurance industries; and consumer goods, retail, travel services, industrial, and life science industries, as well as clients in health, public service, chemicals and natural resources, energy, and utilities sectors. Accenture plc has alliance relationships with Adobe, Alibaba, Amazon Web Services, Blue Yonder, Cisco, Dell, Google, HPE, IBM RedHat, Microsoft, Oracle, Pegasystems, Salesforce, SAP, ServiceNow, VMWare, Workday, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The company was incorporated in 2009 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: 0.8Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.94 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$10.78 per share
Book Value$27.57 per share


Net Income$5.11 billion


Market Cap$164.28 billion
Next Earnings Date12/17/2020 (Confirmed)
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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 stock has increased by 51.0% and is now trading at $249.33.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Accenture?

25 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 17 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Accenture?

Wall Street analysts have given Accenture a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's winning trading ideas this year have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Accenture wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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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 can I listen to Accenture's earnings call?

Accenture will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, December 17th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Accenture's earnings last quarter?

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

Accenture announced 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 1.41%. 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 issued an update on its first quarter 2021 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Thursday, September, 24th. The company provided EPS 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?

25 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Accenture's shares. Their forecasts range from $200.00 to $278.00. On average, they expect Accenture's stock price to reach $235.85 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.4%.
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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 Co. (ATH.TO) (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, Chief Operating Officer (Age 58)
  • Mr. Richard P. Clark, Chief Accounting Officer & Corp. Controller (Age 59)
  • Mr. Paul R. Daugherty, Group Chief Exec. of Technology & CTO (Age 56)
  • Angie Park, Managing Director & Head of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Joel F. Unruch, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 42)
  • Ms. Amy Fuller, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer
  • Mr. John Walsh, Chief Strategic Accounts & Global Sales Officer

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (6.93%), State Street Corp (4.05%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (3.68%), Morgan Stanley (1.73%), WCM Investment Management LLC (1.16%) and UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. (0.73%). 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, Plc Accenture, Richard Lumb, Richard P Clark, 'T Noordende Alexander M Van and Venkata S M Renduchintala.
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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 Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Morgan Stanley, State Street Corp, AustralianSuper Pty Ltd, BlackRock Inc., The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., and Nuveen Asset Management LLC. 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, Plc Accenture, Richard P Clark, and Venkata S M Renduchintala.
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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 Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, First Trust Advisors LP, Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC, WCM Investment Management LLC, and Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd..
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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 $249.33.

How big of a company is Accenture?

Accenture has a market capitalization of $164.28 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 506,000 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 11/27/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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