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NYSE:ACNAccenture Stock Price, Forecast & News

$171.36
+7.24 (+4.41 %)
(As of 04/8/2020 03:21 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$165.07
Now: $171.36
$171.66
50-Day Range
$143.69
MA: $175.01
$215.92
52-Week Range
$137.15
Now: $171.36
$216.39
Volume1.27 million shs
Average Volume3.13 million shs
Market Capitalization$108.93 billion
P/E Ratio22.34
Dividend Yield1.93%
Beta1.05
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: 3.4Community Rank: 3.0Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.43 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$43.22 billion
Cash Flow$10.04 per share
Book Value$23.30 per share

Profitability

Net Income$4.78 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees492,000
Market Cap$108.93 billion
Next Earnings Date6/25/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Accenture (NYSE:ACN) Frequently Asked Questions

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

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 3.8% and is now trading at $171.36. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Accenture?

22 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Accenture in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 17 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Accenture.

When is Accenture's next earnings date?

Accenture is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, June 25th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Accenture.

How were Accenture's earnings last quarter?

Accenture Plc (NYSE:ACN) announced its earnings results on Thursday, March, 19th. The information technology services provider reported $1.91 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.72 by $0.19. The information technology services provider earned $11.14 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $11.10 billion. Accenture had a return on equity of 32.87% and a net margin of 11.13%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 6.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $1.73 EPS. View Accenture's earnings history.

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

Accenture declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, March 19th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, April 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.80 per share on Friday, May 15th. This represents a $3.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.87%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, April 15th. View Accenture's dividend history.

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

Accenture issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Thursday, March, 19th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $7.48-7.70 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $7.84. The company issued revenue guidance of +3-6% to $44.5-45.8 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $45.97 billion.

What price target have analysts set for ACN?

22 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for Accenture's stock. Their forecasts range from $160.00 to $246.00. On average, they expect Accenture's share price to reach $209.48 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 22.2% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Accenture.

Has Accenture been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about ACN stock have trended very negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Accenture earned a coverage optimism score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the information technology services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. View the latest news aboutAccenture.

Are investors shorting Accenture?

Accenture saw a decrease in short interest in February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totaling 5,950,000 shares, a decrease of 8.6% from the February 13th total of 6,510,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,320,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.6 days. Currently, 0.9% of the shares of the stock 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?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Accenture investors own include CA (CA), Endologix (ELGX), BlackRock (BLK), Hawkins (HWKN), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (ANW), Athabasca Oil (ATH), Micron Technology (MU), 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 number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%), First American Bank (0.01%), M&R Capital Management Inc. (0.01%), Cypress Capital Group (0.01%), American National Bank (0.00%) and Bath Savings Trust Co (0.00%). 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. 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 Cypress Capital Group, M&R Capital Management Inc., American National Bank, Bath Savings Trust Co, Enterprise Bank & Trust Co, WoodTrust Financial Corp, First Financial Bank Trust Division, and Callahan Advisors LLC. 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, James O Etheredge, Jean-Marc Ollagnier, Joel Unruch, Johan Deblaere, John F Walsh, Julie Spellman Sweet, Kathleen R Mcclure, Paula A Price, Richard Lumb, Richard P Clark, and 'T Noordende Alexander M Van. View insider buying and selling activity for Accenture.

Which major investors are buying Accenture stock?

ACN stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue, IBM Retirement Fund, Global Trust Asset Management LLC, Mitchell Sinkler & Starr PA, Private Trust Co. NA, First American Bank, Fulton Bank N.A., and Sound Income Strategies LLC. View insider buying and selling activity 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 $171.36.

How big of a company is Accenture?

Accenture has a market capitalization of $108.93 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]

This page was last updated on 4/8/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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