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NYSE:ACNAccenture Stock Price, Forecast & News

$215.73
-4.53 (-2.06 %)
(As of 07/13/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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$215.21
Now: $215.73
$221.79
50-Day Range
$193.50
MA: $206.07
$219.31
52-Week Range
$137.15
Now: $215.73
$220.86
Volume133,148 shs
Average Volume2.28 million shs
Market Capitalization$137.37 billion
P/E Ratio28.24
Dividend Yield1.45%
Beta1.07
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: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.89 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$43.22 billion
Cash Flow$8.73 per share
Book Value$23.30 per share

Profitability

Net Income$4.78 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees492,000
Market Cap$137.37 billion
Next Earnings Date9/24/2020 (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 COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, ACN shares have increased by 30.7% and is now trading at $215.73. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

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." View analyst ratings for Accenture.

When is Accenture's next earnings date?

Accenture is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, September 24th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Accenture.

How were Accenture's earnings last quarter?

Accenture Plc (NYSE:ACN) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, June, 25th. The information technology services provider reported $1.90 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.84 by $0.06. The information technology services provider earned $10.99 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $10.89 billion. Accenture had a return on equity of 31.51% and a net margin of 11.11%. The business's revenue was down 1.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $1.93 earnings per share. View Accenture's earnings history.

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

Accenture announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, June 25th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, July 16th will be given a dividend of $0.80 per share on Friday, August 14th. This represents a $3.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.48%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, July 15th. View Accenture's dividend history.

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

Accenture updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Thursday, June, 25th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $7.57-7.70 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $7.58.

What price target have analysts set for ACN?

25 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Accenture's stock. Their forecasts range from $182.00 to $250.00. On average, they anticipate Accenture's share price to reach $220.35 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 2.1% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Accenture.

Has Accenture been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about ACN stock have trended very negative on Monday, InfoTrie reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Accenture earned a news sentiment score of -3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the information technology services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news about Accenture.

Are investors shorting Accenture?

Accenture saw a decrease in short interest during the month of June. As of June 15th, there was short interest totaling 7,140,000 shares, a decrease of 8.3% from the May 31st total of 7,790,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 3,120,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.3 days. Approximately 1.1% of the company's shares are short sold. 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 variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.19%), WELLCOME TRUST LTD THE as trustee of the WELLCOME TRUST (0.17%), Manning & Napier Group LLC (0.05%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.04%), Hexavest Inc. (0.03%) and Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.02%). 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 Hexavest Inc., 6 Meridian, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Legacy Private Trust Co., Chesley Taft & Associates LLC, Spirit of America Management Corp NY, M&R Capital Management Inc., and Legacy Capital Partners Inc.. 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, Paula A Price, Richard Lumb, and Richard P Clark. View insider buying and selling activity for Accenture.

Which major investors are buying Accenture stock?

ACN stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including WELLCOME TRUST LTD THE as trustee of the WELLCOME TRUST, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Park National Corp OH, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Manning & Napier Group LLC, Canandaigua National Corp, Carnegie Capital Asset Management LLC, and Whittier Trust Co.. 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 $215.73.

How big of a company is Accenture?

Accenture has a market capitalization of $137.37 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.

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 7/13/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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