ACN:NYE-Accenture plc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Information Technology Services | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 343.74

Change

-4.54 (-1.30)%

Market Cap

USD 220.29B

Volume

3.37M

Avg Analyst Target

USD 409.38 (+19.09%)

Avg User Target

USD
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

Verdict


Accenture plc (ACN) Stock Analysis:
Based on the Accenture plc stock forecasts from 17 analysts, the average analyst target price for Accenture plc is USD 409.38 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 Slightly Bullish , which is based on 10 positive signals and 5 negative signals. At the last closing, Accenture plc’s stock price was USD 343.74. Accenture plc’s stock price has changed by -33.45% over the past week, -52.50% over the past month and +31.36% over the last year.

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Accenture plc, a professional services company, provides strategy and consulting, interactive, and technology and operations services worldwide. The company offers application services, including agile transformation, DevOps, application modernization, enterprise architecture, so ...Read More

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ETFs Containing ACN

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
CIBR First Trust Exchange-Trad.. 0.00 % 0.60 %

-0.05 (-0.10%)

USD5.76B
USRI:PA Amundi Index Solutions - .. 0.00 % 0.00 %

-0.64 (-0.69%)

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

+0.06 (+0.30%)

N/A
IS31:XETRA iShares VI Public Limited.. 0.00 % 0.25 %

+0.02 (+0.19%)

USD0.19B
IBCK:XETRA iShares Edge S&P 500 Mini.. 0.00 % 0.20 %

+0.14 (+0.20%)

USD1.24B
QDVR:F iShares IV Public Limited.. 0.00 % 0.20 %

-0.19 (-1.58%)

USD9.48B
IS31:F iShares VI Public Limited.. 0.00 % 0.25 %

-0.09 (-1.03%)

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

-0.31 (-0.43%)

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

-0.06 (-0.34%)

N/A
EWRD:PA BNP Paribas Easy - MSCI W.. 0.00 % 0.00 %

-0.04 (-0.22%)

USD0.02B
VEGN US Vegan Climate ETF 0.00 % 0.60 %

-0.53 (-1.30%)

N/A
EKUS:PA BNP Paribas Easy - MSCI U.. 0.00 % 0.00 %

-0.10 (-0.53%)

USD0.62B
XUTC:LSE Xtrackers (IE) Public Lim.. 0.00 % 0.12 %

-1.03 (-1.40%)

USD0.98B
XMVU:LSE Xtrackers (IE) Plc - Xtra.. 0.00 % 0.20 %

+0.07 (+0.14%)

USD5.69M
WTEC:LSE SSgA SPDR ETFs Europe II .. 0.00 % 0.30 %

-1.14 (-0.97%)

USD0.47B
SXLK:LSE SSgA SPDR ETFs Europe II .. 0.00 % 0.15 %

-1.05 (-1.24%)

USD0.60B
LEGR:LSE First Trust Indxx Innovat.. 0.00 % 0.00 %

-0.48 (-1.43%)

USD0.16B
GENE:LSE UBS (Irl) ETF Public Limi.. 0.00 % 0.20 %

+1.87 (+0.14%)

USD0.11B
GEND:LSE Lyxor Global Gender Equal.. 0.00 % 0.35 %

-0.03 (-0.29%)

USD0.06B
ZAUT:CA BMO MSCI Tech & Industria.. 0.00 % 0.00 %

N/A

N/A
JEPI J.P. Morgan Exchange-Trad.. 0.00 % 0.35 %

-0.28 (-0.46%)

N/A
SPMD:LSE iShares Edge S&P 500 Mini.. 0.00 % 0.20 %

N/A

USD0.07B
CIBR:LSE First Trust Global Funds .. 0.00 % 0.00 %

-0.07 (-0.22%)

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

-0.13 (-0.54%)

N/A
EMND:F Ishares Iv Public Limited.. 0.00 % 0.20 %

N/A

N/A
EDMW:F Ishares Iv Public Limited.. 0.00 % 0.00 %

N/A

N/A
FDWM Fidelity Covington Trust .. 0.00 % 0.59 %

-0.15 (-0.76%)

N/A
SXQG 6 Meridian Quality Growth.. 0.00 % 1.00 %

-0.12 (-0.51%)

N/A
LVOL American Century Low Vola.. 0.00 % 0.29 %

-0.25 (-0.54%)

N/A
FCBR:LSE First Trust Nasdaq Cybers.. 0.00 % 0.00 %

-14.00 (-0.61%)

N/A
HBF-B:CA Harvest Brand Leaders Plu.. 0.00 % 0.96 %

N/A

N/A
TDVG T. Rowe Price Exchange-Tr.. 0.00 % 0.50 %

-0.19 (-0.55%)

N/A
XMU-U:CA iShares MSCI Min Vol USA .. 0.00 % 0.33 %

N/A

N/A
XSTC:LSE Xtrackers (IE) Plc - Xtra.. 0.00 % 0.12 %

-57.34 (-1.06%)

N/A
GENG:LSE Genuit Group PLC 0.00 % 0.30 %

-2.30 (-0.12%)

N/A
FLXU:LSE Franklin LibertyShares IC.. 0.00 % 0.25 %

-0.45 (-1.28%)

N/A
ELLE:LSE Lyxor Index Fund - Lyxor .. 0.00 % 0.20 %

-0.30 (-1.96%)

N/A
MVEW:XETRA Ishares VI Public Limited.. 0.00 % 0.30 %

+0.02 (+0.42%)

USD0.28B
MVEA:XETRA Ishares VI Public Limited.. 0.00 % 0.20 %

+0.02 (+0.35%)

USD1.78B
FRUE:LSE Franklin LibertyQ U.S. Eq.. 0.00 % 0.25 %

N/A

N/A
SPMV:LSE iShares VI Public Limited.. 0.00 % 0.20 %

+0.31 (+0.39%)

USD1.24B
SHLD:LSE iShares IV Public Limited.. 0.00 % 0.40 %

-0.06 (-0.70%)

USD0.19B
FDLO Fidelity Low Volatility F.. 0.00 % 0.29 %

-0.17 (-0.34%)

USD0.51B
TECL Direxion Shares ETF Trust.. 0.00 % 1.01 %

-2.85 (-4.14%)

USD3.72B
HBF:CA Harvest Brand Leaders Plu.. 0.00 % 0.96 %

-0.03 (-0.22%)

USD0.31B
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 %

-0.22 (-0.34%)

USD0.32B
XMS:CA iShares MSCI Min Vol USA .. 0.00 % 0.33 %

-0.07 (-0.21%)

USD0.05B
XLK Technology Select Sector .. 0.00 % 0.12 %

-2.26 (-1.40%)

USD51.97B
VIG Vanguard Specialized Fund.. 0.00 % 0.06 %

-1.02 (-0.62%)

USD76.58B
VGT Vanguard World Fund - Van.. 0.00 % 0.10 %

-5.89 (-1.39%)

USD58.51B
SIJ ProShares UltraShort Indu.. 0.00 % 0.95 %

+0.22 (+1.57%)

USD2.51M
PSET Principal Exchange-Traded.. 0.00 % 0.15 %

-0.12 (-0.22%)

USD0.10B
RUD:CA RBC Quant U.S. Dividend L.. 0.00 % 0.42 %

-0.45 (-0.92%)

USD0.44B
ROUS Hartford Multifactor US E.. 0.00 % 0.19 %

-0.29 (-0.69%)

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

-0.57 (-0.90%)

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

-1.63 (-1.58%)

USD0.30B
HUSV First Trust Horizon Manag.. 0.00 % 0.70 %

-0.07 (-0.20%)

USD0.14B
HAZ:CA Horizons Active Global Di.. 0.00 % 0.78 %

-0.02 (-0.07%)

USD0.22B
FTEC Fidelity MSCI Information.. 0.00 % 0.08 %

-1.76 (-1.41%)

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FLLV Franklin Templeton ETF Tr.. 0.00 % 0.29 %

-0.25 (-0.51%)

USD0.15B
CCOR Core Alternative ETF 0.00 % 1.07 %

-0.04 (-0.12%)

USD0.26B
BLCN Siren ETF Trust - Siren N.. 0.00 % 0.68 %

-0.67 (-1.67%)

USD0.26B
OPEN:LSE iShares Thomson Reuters I.. 0.00 % 0.25 %

-0.04 (-0.53%)

USD0.04B
BLOK:LSE First Tr Gl Funds PLC - F.. 0.00 % 0.00 %

-21.25 (-0.88%)

USD0.16B
MVUS:LSE iShares VI Public Limited.. 0.00 % 0.20 %

+0.50 (+0.01%)

USD1.24B
LOCK:LSE iShares Digital Security .. 0.00 % 0.40 %

-0.04 (-0.54%)

USD1.47B
IUMO:LSE iShares Edge MSCI USA Mom.. 0.00 % 0.20 %

-0.13 (-1.12%)

USD1.98B
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-5.75 (-0.68%)

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

-0.07 (-0.92%)

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IUIT:LSE iShares V Public Limited .. 0.00 % 0.15 %

-0.25 (-1.20%)

USD3.60B
IITU:LSE iShares V Public Limited .. 0.00 % 0.15 %

-24.00 (-1.59%)

USD3.60B
RUD-U:CA RBC Quant U.S. Dividend L.. 0.00 % 0.42 %

N/A

N/A
LEGR First Trust Exchange-Trad.. 0.00 % 0.65 %

-0.33 (-0.75%)

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

-0.03 (-0.24%)

N/A
DRFG:CA Desjardins RI Global Mult.. 0.00 % 0.68 %

-0.17 (-0.67%)

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

-0.13 (-0.50%)

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DVOL First Trust Exchange-Trad.. 0.00 % 0.60 %

-0.20 (-0.71%)

USD0.14B
WOMN Impact Shares YWCA Women'.. 0.00 % 0.75 %

-0.31 (-0.90%)

USD0.04B
NACP Impact Shares Trust I - I.. 0.00 % 0.49 %

-0.33 (-0.97%)

USD0.03B
AIQ Global X Artificial Intel.. 0.00 % 0.68 %

-0.27 (-0.92%)

USD0.19B
VETS Pacer Military Times Best.. 0.00 % 0.60 %

N/A

USD1.93M
NDVG Nuveen Dividend Growth ET.. 0.00 % 0.64 %

-0.14 (-0.54%)

N/A

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 -17.08% 18% F 6% F
Dividend Return 0.23% 33% F 11% F
Total Return -16.85% 18% F 6% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 31.36% 83% B 85% B
Dividend Return 1.41% 62% D- 27% F
Total Return 32.78% 83% B 84% B
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 198.72% 83% B 93% A
Dividend Return 13.43% 67% D+ 51% F
Total Return 212.15% 87% B+ 94% A
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 25.41% 60% D- 85% B
Dividend Return 1.76% 63% D 42% F
Total Return 27.17% 63% D 85% B
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 17.70% 87% B+ 63% D
Risk Adjusted Return 153.47% 93% A 99% A+
Market Capitalization 220.29B 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 36.23 31% F 20% F
Price/Book Ratio 12.27 16% F 8% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 24.54 39% F 18% F
EV/EBITDA 24.20 17% F 20% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 31.95% 85% B 72% C-
Return on Invested Capital 31.92% 97% A+ 95% A
Return on Assets 12.46% 97% A+ 95% A
Debt to Equity Ratio 0.27% 92% A- 93% A
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 1.49 78% C+ 60% D-
Short Percent 0.59% 84% B 83% B
Beta 1.16 39% F 41% 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)

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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.

Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

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:
Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

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.

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector