Analysts Point To Accenture plc (NYSE: ACN) Growth In The Future

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As a NYSE listed company, ACN falls under the Technology sector while operating within the Information Technology Services industry segment. The current market capitalization of Accenture plc is $186.70B. A total of 2.48 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 3.52M shares.

In the most recent transaction, PELISSON Gilles sold 7,288 shares of ACN for 308.02 per share on May 13 ’24. After the transaction, the Director now owns 0 company shares. In a previous transaction on Apr 25 ’24, Shook Ellyn sold 5,000 shares at 307.22 per share. ACN shares that Chief Leadership & HR Officer owns now total 13,699.

Among the insiders who sold shares, Unruch Joel disposed of 4,333 shares on Apr 19 ’24 at a per-share price of $316.12. This resulted in the General Counsel/Corp Secretary holding 30,702 shares of ACN after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Ollagnier Jean-Marc sold 6,250 shares at $315.91 per share on Apr 12 ’24. Company shares held by the CEO EMEA now total 161,581.


Investors prefer companies that pay dividends because dividends generate immediate cash flow and indicate a positive outlook. Accenture plc pays an annual dividend of $4.99, resulting in a dividend yield of 1.67%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 27.28. ACN’s most recent ex-dividend date was 7/11/2024 when it declared a $1.29 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 8/15/2024. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 5/15/2024 with an ex-dividend date of 4/10/2024. The ACN stock dividend was $1.29 per share in cash.

In spite of price targets being rarely accurate, it tends to exert some kind influence from time to time, and was often accepted by the market as having some value. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, ACN has a high of $387.51 and a low of $278.69.

Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly

The balance sheet of a company shows what assets and liabilities a company has, as well as the amount, equity investors have invested. With the help of this information, a company’s financial ratios can be calculated to give investors an overview of the company’s prospects. ACN’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $8.17B in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $3.51B in debt and $15.71B in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $44.28, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $20.10B.

Analysts Opinion

The risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading may be slightly higher than the regular market hours. The reason is that extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular security due to lower liquidity and higher volatility as issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Currently, 0 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for ACN is Buy with a score of 4.12.

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