NYSE:ACN - Accenture Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $166.27 +0.07 (+0.04 %) (As of 03/21/2019 03:42 AM ET)Previous Close$166.20Today's Range$164.81 - $167.2652-Week Range$132.63 - $175.64Volume2.13 million shsAverage Volume1.96 million shsMarket Capitalization$110.45 billionP/E Ratio24.67Dividend Yield1.76%Beta1.11 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Accenture plc was founded in 1989 and is based in Dublin, Ireland. 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Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Business services, not elsewhere classified Sub-IndustryIT Consulting & Other Services SectorBusiness Services Current SymbolNYSE:ACN Previous Symbol CUSIPG1151C10 CIK1467373 Webwww.accenture.com Phone353-1646-2000Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio1.33 Quick Ratio1.33Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio24.67 Forward P/E Ratio23.09 P/E Growth2.24 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$41.60 billion Price / Sales2.65 Cash Flow$8.1987 per share Price / Cash Flow20.28 Book Value$16.76 per share Price / Book9.92Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$6.74 Net Income$4.06 billion Net Margins9.99% Return on Equity40.31% Return on Assets18.34%Miscellaneous Employees459,000 Outstanding Shares664,251,000Market Cap$110.45 billion Next Earnings Date3/28/2019 (Confirmed) OptionableOptionable 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 declared a semiannual dividend on Monday, October 1st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 18th will be given a dividend of $1.46 per share on Thursday, November 15th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.68%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, October 17th. This is an increase from Accenture's previous semiannual dividend of $1.21. View Accenture's Dividend History. How were Accenture's earnings last quarter? Accenture Plc (NYSE:ACN) issued its earnings results on Thursday, September, 27th. The information technology services provider reported $1.58 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.56 by $0.02. The information technology services provider had revenue of $10.15 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $10.01 billion. Accenture had a return on equity of 40.31% and a net margin of 9.99%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 10.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $1.48 earnings per share. View Accenture's Earnings History. When is Accenture's next earnings date? Accenture is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, March 28th 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, March 28th at 8:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link. What price target have analysts set for ACN? 22 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices for Accenture's shares. Their forecasts range from $143.07 to $200.00. On average, they anticipate Accenture's stock price to reach $174.5033 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 5.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Accenture. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Accenture? 22 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Accenture in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 6 hold ratings and 15 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Accenture. What are Wall Street analysts saying about Accenture stock? Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Accenture stock: 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Accenture continues to face pricing pressure due to significant competition from strong companies like Genpact Limited, Cognizant Technology Solutions and Infosys. Buyout-related integration risks can impact the company’s organic growth. Global presence exposes Accenture to foreign currency exchange rate fluctuations. The company’s shares have underperformed its industry over the past year. On the flip side, Accenture has been steadily gaining traction in its outsourcing and consulting businesses. Acquisitions are contributing significantly to its revenue stream. Accenture has been strategically enhancing its cloud and digital marketing suite through acquisitions and partnerships. The company’s strong operating cash flow has helped it reward its shareholders in the form of dividends and share repurchases." (3/20/2019) 2. Cantor Fitzgerald analysts commented, ": We maintain our Overweight rating on Accenture and our PT of $193. The company, in our view, is positioned to continue to post solid growth in Digital services, an important contributor to aggregate growth. The “New” includes Digital plus Cloud and Security and has been growing by close to 30% annually to over half of revenues. The prior period (4QFY18) saw double-digit constant currency (cc) growth for the fourth quarter in a row, with strength in the Tech vertical and across all verticals. Investor focus for the quarter will be on FY19 guidance updates and recent acquisitions." (12/13/2018) Has Accenture been receiving favorable news coverage? News headlines about ACN stock have trended very negative on Thursday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog 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 news impact score of -3.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the information technology services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. Who are some of Accenture's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Accenture include Visa (V), Mastercard (MA), Paypal (PYPL), Booking (BKNG), Fidelity National Information Servcs (FIS), Worldpay (WP), eBay (EBAY), NetEase (NTES), Pinduoduo (PDD), First Data (FDC), Ctrip.Com International (CTRP), Mercadolibre (MELI), Global Payments (GPN), FleetCor Technologies (FLT) and CoStar Group (CSGP). 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), Hawkins (HWKN), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), BlackRock (BLK), Micron Technology (MU), Honeywell International (HON), Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (ANW), Athabasca Oil (ATH) and AutoZone (AZO). 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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (6.45%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (5.07%), Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (3.71%), Northern Trust Corp (1.48%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.39%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.27%). Company insiders that own Accenture stock include Arun Sarin, Chad T Jerdee, Daniel T London, David Rowland, Ellyn Shook, Gianfranco Casati, Jean-Marc Ollagnier, Johan Deblaere, Julie Spellman Sweet, Pierre Nanterme, Richard Lumb, Richard P Clark, Robert E Sell and 'T Noordende Alexander M Van. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Accenture. Which institutional 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, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Nordea Investment Management AB, Voloridge Investment Management LLC, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., PGGM Investments, Teacher Retirement System of Texas and Two Sigma Investments LP. Company insiders that have sold Accenture company stock in the last year include Arun Sarin, Chad T Jerdee, Daniel T London, David Rowland, Ellyn Shook, Gianfranco Casati, Jean-Marc Ollagnier, Johan Deblaere, Julie Spellman Sweet, Pierre Nanterme, Richard Lumb, Richard P Clark and 'T Noordende Alexander M Van. View Insider Buying and Selling for Accenture. Which institutional investors are buying Accenture stock? ACN stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Norges Bank, FMR LLC, California Public Employees Retirement System, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Millennium Management LLC, Comgest Global Investors S.A.S. and Geode Capital Management LLC. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Accenture's stock price today? One share of ACN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $166.27. How big of a company is Accenture? Accenture has a market capitalization of $110.45 billion and generates $41.60 billion in revenue each year. The information technology services provider earns $4.06 billion in net income (profit) each year or $6.74 on an earnings per share basis. Accenture employs 459,000 workers across the globe. 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: 2.7 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 762 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 632 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,394MarketBeat'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 3/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is a recession?