ACN:NYE-Accenture plc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Information Technology Services | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 287.98

Change

-2.62 (-0.90)%

Market Cap

USD 181.60B

Volume

1.06M

Avg Analyst Target

USD 332.04 (+15.30%)

Avg User Target

USD
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

Verdict


ACN Stock Forecast & Price:
Based on the Accenture plc stock forecasts from 14 analysts, the average analyst target price for Accenture plc is USD 332.04 over the next 12 months. Accenture plc’s average analyst rating is Strong Buy. Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Accenture plc is Bullish , which is based on 10 positive signals and 4 negative signals. At the last closing, Accenture plc’s stock price was USD 287.98. Accenture plc’s stock price has changed by -1.68% over the past week, +0.07% over the past month and -21.28% over the last year.

About Accenture plc (ACN:NYE)

Accenture plc, a professional services company, provides strategy and consulting, interactive, industry X, song, and technology and operation services worldwide. The company offers application services, including agile transformation, DevOps, application modernization, enterprise ...Read More

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ETFs Containing ACN

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
FDLO Fidelity® Low Volatility.. 0.00 % 0.29 %

-0.13 (-0.28%)

USD0.45B
EKUS:PA BNP Paribas Easy MSCI USA.. 0.00 % 0.18 %

-0.02 (-0.11%)

USD1.01B
QDVR:F iShares Sustainable MSCI .. 0.00 % 0.25 %

-0.05 (-0.40%)

USD7.94B
IS31:F iShares VI Public Limited.. 0.00 % 0.20 %

-0.03 (-0.41%)

N/A
IBCK:F iShares VI Public Limited.. 0.00 % 0.20 %

+0.01 (+0.01%)

N/A
EMWE:F BNP Paribas Easy - MSCI W.. 0.00 % 0.13 %

-0.03 (-0.17%)

N/A
USRI:PA Amundi Index MSCI USA SRI.. 0.00 % 0.08 %

-0.79 (-0.89%)

USD3.78B
EWRD:PA BNP Paribas Easy MSCI Wor.. 0.00 % 0.13 %

-0.15 (-1.03%)

USD0.04B
XUTC:LSE Xtrackers MSCI USA Inform.. 0.00 % 0.12 %

-1.11 (-1.92%)

USD0.72B
IS31:XETRA iShares Edge S&P 500 Mini.. 0.00 % 0.20 %

-0.10 (-1.26%)

USD0.11B
XMVU:LSE Xtrackers MSCI USA Minimu.. 0.00 % 0.20 %

-0.57 (-1.22%)

USD5.16M
WTEC:LSE SSgA SPDR ETFs Europe II .. 0.00 % 0.30 %

-1.77 (-1.90%)

USD0.38B
SXLK:LSE SPDR S&P U.S. Technology .. 0.00 % 0.15 %

-1.29 (-1.88%)

USD0.48B
LEGR:LSE First Trust Indxx Innovat.. 0.00 % 0.65 %

-0.03 (-0.11%)

USD0.11B
GENE:LSE UBS (Irl) ETF Public Limi.. 0.00 % 0.30 %

-5.70 (-0.43%)

USD0.45B
GEND:LSE Lyxor Global Gender Equal.. 0.00 % 0.20 %

-0.04 (-0.40%)

USD0.06B
SPMV:LSE iShares Edge S&P 500 Mini.. 0.00 % 0.20 %

-0.88 (-1.15%)

USD1.72B
IBCK:XETRA iShares Edge S&P 500 Mini.. 0.00 % 0.20 %

-0.61 (-0.83%)

USD1.49B
TGGR:CA TD Active Global Equity G.. 0.00 % 0.71 %

+0.13 (+0.70%)

USD5.26M
SHLD:LSE iShares IV Public Limited.. 0.00 % 0.40 %

-0.06 (-0.90%)

USD0.14B
XMU-U:CA iShares MSCI Min Vol USA .. 0.00 % 0.33 %

N/A

N/A
KOCG SHP ETF Trust - FIS Knigh.. 0.00 % 0.75 %

-0.07 (-0.36%)

USD0.02B
EMND:F Ishares Iv Public Limited.. 0.00 % 0.15 %

N/A

USD0.02B
EDMW:F Ishares Iv Public Limited.. 0.00 % 0.15 %

N/A

USD1.52B
FDWM Fidelity Covington Trust .. 0.00 % 0.59 %

+0.03 (+0.19%)

USD2.53M
SXQG 6 Meridian Quality Growth.. 0.00 % 1.00 %

-0.08 (-0.39%)

USD0.03B
LVOL American Century Low Vola.. 0.00 % 0.29 %

-0.05 (-0.11%)

USD8.50M
HBF-B:CA Harvest Brand Leaders Plu.. 0.00 % 0.96 %

+0.01 (+0.10%)

N/A
XSTC:LSE Xtrackers MSCI USA Inform.. 0.00 % 0.12 %

-71.00 (-1.48%)

USD0.72B
ZAUT:CA BMO MSCI Tech & Industria.. 0.00 % 0.40 %

N/A

USD5.00M
GENG:LSE UBS (Irl) ETF plc - Globa.. 0.00 % 0.30 %

-9.40 (-0.54%)

USD0.07B
FLXU:LSE Franklin LibertyQ U.S. Eq.. 0.00 % 0.25 %

-0.24 (-0.63%)

USD0.11B
ELLE:LSE Lyxor Index Fund - Lyxor .. 0.00 % 0.20 %

-0.12 (-0.90%)

USD0.05B
MVEW:XETRA iShares Edge MSCI World M.. 0.00 % 0.35 %

-0.04 (-0.71%)

USD0.78B
MVEA:XETRA iShares Edge MSCI USA Min.. 0.00 % 0.20 %

-0.06 (-0.98%)

USD0.52B
FRUE:LSE Franklin LibertyQ U.S. Eq.. 0.00 % 0.25 %

-0.51 (-1.10%)

USD0.11B
TDVG T. Rowe Price Dividend Gr.. 0.00 % 0.50 %

N/A

USD0.19B
SPMD:LSE iShares Edge S&P 500 Mini.. 0.00 % 0.20 %

-0.09 (-1.21%)

USD0.31B
OPEN:LSE iShares Thomson Reuters I.. 0.00 % 0.25 %

-0.04 (-0.55%)

USD0.06B
FLLV Franklin Liberty U.S. Low.. 0.00 % 0.29 %

N/A

USD0.13B
TECL Direxion Daily Technology.. 0.00 % 0.94 %

-0.76 (-2.88%)

USD1.37B
HBF:CA Harvest Brand Leaders Plu.. 0.00 % 0.96 %

-0.05 (-0.52%)

USD0.35B
HAU:CA Horizons Active US Divide.. 0.00 % 0.55 %

N/A

USD8.04M
XMU:CA iShares MSCI Min Vol USA .. 0.00 % 0.33 %

+0.26 (+0.39%)

USD0.35B
XMS:CA iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol.. 0.00 % 0.33 %

-0.08 (-0.26%)

USD0.05B
XLK Technology Select Sector .. 0.00 % 0.10 %

-1.28 (-0.98%)

USD38.73B
VIG Vanguard Dividend Appreci.. 0.00 % 0.08 %

-0.34 (-0.22%)

USD74.70B
VGT Vanguard Information Tech.. 0.00 % 0.10 %

-3.10 (-0.93%)

USD45.79B
SIJ ProShares UltraShort Indu.. 0.00 % 0.95 %

-0.09 (-0.57%)

USD2.40M
PSET Principal Quality ETF 0.00 % 0.15 %

-0.21 (-0.42%)

USD0.03B
RUD:CA RBC Quant US Dividend Lea.. 0.00 % 0.42 %

+0.26 (+0.53%)

USD0.37B
ROUS Hartford Multifactor US E.. 0.00 % 0.19 %

-0.04 (-0.10%)

USD0.41B
QDYN FlexShares Quality Divide.. 0.00 % 0.37 %

+0.13 (+0.23%)

USD0.02B
PRN Invesco DWA Industrials M.. 0.00 % 0.60 %

+0.08 (+0.09%)

USD0.11B
HUSV First Trust Horizon Manag.. 0.00 % 0.70 %

-0.02 (-0.05%)

USD0.10B
HAZ:CA Horizons Active Global Di.. 0.00 % 0.78 %

+0.14 (+0.51%)

USD0.21B
FTEC Fidelity® MSCI Informati.. 0.00 % 0.08 %

-0.93 (-0.94%)

USD5.11B
CCOR Core Alternative ETF 0.00 % 1.07 %

+0.03 (+0.08%)

USD0.54B
BLCN Siren Nasdaq NexGen Econo.. 0.00 % 0.68 %

+0.03 (+0.13%)

USD0.10B
MVUS:LSE iShares VI Public Limited.. 0.00 % 0.20 %

-47.00 (-0.74%)

USD1.72B
RUD-U:CA RBC Quant U.S. Dividend L.. 0.00 % 0.42 %

-0.04 (-0.11%)

N/A
LOCK:LSE iShares Digital Security .. 0.00 % 0.40 %

-0.05 (-0.80%)

USD1.55B
IUMO:LSE iShares Edge MSCI USA Mom.. 0.00 % 0.20 %

-0.10 (-0.93%)

USD0.65B
IUMF:LSE IShares Edge MSCI USA Mom.. 0.00 % 0.20 %

-4.13 (-0.47%)

USD0.65B
IUMD:LSE iShares Edge MSCI USA Mom.. 0.00 % 0.20 %

-0.06 (-0.90%)

USD3.37M
IUIT:LSE iShares S&P 500 USD Infor.. 0.00 % 0.15 %

-0.32 (-1.91%)

USD2.92B
IITU:LSE iShares S&P 500 USD Infor.. 0.00 % 0.15 %

-19.75 (-1.44%)

USD2.92B
BLOK:LSE First Trust Indxx Innovat.. 0.00 % 0.65 %

+6.50 (+0.29%)

USD0.11B
HBF-U:CA Harvest Brand Leaders Plu.. 0.00 % 0.96 %

N/A

N/A
LEGR First Trust Indxx Innovat.. 0.00 % 0.65 %

+0.39 (+1.13%)

USD0.11B
DRFG:CA Desjardins RI Global Mult.. 0.00 % 0.68 %

N/A

USD0.01B
SDGA Impact Shares Sustainable.. 0.00 % 0.75 %

+0.03 (+0.11%)

USD6.37M
DVOL First Trust Dorsey Wright.. 0.00 % 0.60 %

-0.04 (-0.13%)

USD0.08B
WOMN Impact Shares YWCA Women'.. 0.00 % 0.75 %

-0.02 (-0.06%)

USD0.03B
NACP Impact Shares NAACP Minor.. 0.00 % 0.49 %

-0.07 (-0.25%)

USD0.04B
AIQ Global X Artificial Intel.. 0.00 % 0.68 %

+0.08 (+0.39%)

USD0.13B
VETS Pacer Military Times Best.. 0.00 % 0.60 %

N/A

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NDVG Nuveen Dividend Growth ET.. 0.00 % 0.64 %

+0.01 (+0.04%)

USD7.76M

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Information Technology Services)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -30.53% 52% F 22% F
Dividend Return 0.97% 33% F 20% F
Total Return -29.56% 52% F 21% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -19.42% 53% F 39% F
Dividend Return 1.13% 33% F 20% F
Total Return -18.30% 53% F 35% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 94.57% 68% D+ 90% A-
Dividend Return 10.79% 64% D 45% F
Total Return 105.36% 77% C+ 90% A-
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 19.94% 79% C+ 85% B
Dividend Return 1.58% 50% F 39% F
Total Return 21.52% 79% C+ 85% B
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 21.94% 66% D 52% F
Risk Adjusted Return 98.10% 100% A+ 98% A+
Market Capitalization 181.60B 100% A+ 99% A+
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Information Technology Services)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 26.89 52% F 24% F
Price/Book Ratio 8.45 16% F 8% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 19.03 39% F 19% F
EV/EBITDA 18.01 28% F 17% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 32.63% 94% A 86% B
Return on Invested Capital 34.29% 97% A+ 94% A
Return on Assets 12.95% 97% A+ 93% A
Debt to Equity Ratio 0.21% 92% A- 93% A
Technical Ratios  
Dividend Yield 1.54% 46% F 23% F
Short Ratio 2.27 74% C 48% F
Short Percent 0.82% 73% C 78% C+
Beta 1.21 48% F 35% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Annual Financials (USD)

Quarterly Financials (USD)

Analyst Ratings

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

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User / Independent Analyst Ratings

User Name Target Rating Target Horizon (Months) Target Price User Analysis Date Comment

Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

High dividend returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual dividend returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. This can be a good buy, especially if it is outperforming on total return basis , for investors seeking high income yields.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Low debt

The company is less leveraged than its peers ,, and is among the top quartile, which makes it more flexible. However, do check the news and look at its sector. Sometimes this is low because the company is not growing and has no growth potential.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio

This stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.

What to not like:
Below median total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.