Three brokers rating the stock a strong buy, 13 brokers rating the stock a buy, thirteen analysts rating the company a hold, zero firms rating the stock a underperform, and finally 0 firms rating the stock a sell with a consensus target of $123.24.
Accenture PLC has 622,630,000 shares outstanding at the moment which are trading around 120.06 bringing Accenture PLC's market capitalisation to 74.75B United States dollars. Finally, Barclays PLC reduced their target price on shares of Accenture Plc from $128.00 to $124.00 and set an "equal weight" rating for the company in a research note on Thursday, December 22nd.
Now the shares of Accenture plc (ACN) has a trading volume of 6.88 Million shares, with an average trading volume of 3.39 Million shares - with shares dropping to a 52 week low of $108.66 on Jun 27, 2016, and the company's shares hitting a 52 week high on Mar 22, 2017 of $123.01.
A price target is the projected price level of a financial security stated by an investment analyst.
Basically, a price target is an individual analyst's projection on the future price of a stock. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a $127.00 price target (down from $131.00) on shares of Accenture Plc in a report on Friday, December 23rd. The current share price indicate that stock is -4.84% away from its one year high and is moving 77.38% ahead of its 52-week low. Accenture Plc has a 12 month low of $108.66 and a 12 month high of $126.53. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $121.68 and a 200-day moving average price of $118.24. The difference between actual earnings and estimated earnings was $0.09 per share. The company reported $1.33 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.30 by $0.03. As far as the returns are concern, the return on equity was recorded as 59.50% and return on investment was 58.10% while its return on asset stayed at 21.90%. The business had revenue of $8.32 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $8.34 billion. The stock is up 6.29% in this year through last close, and the beta ratio has a value of 1.13. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 4.7% on a year-over-year basis.
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The business also recently declared a semiannual dividend, which will be paid on Monday, May 15th.
On 3/24/2016 Accenture Plc announced a dividend of $1.10 with an ex dividend date of 4/13/2016 which will be payable on 5/13/2016. This represents a dividend yield of 2.03%.
Relative strength index (RSI-14) for Accenture plc (ACN) is at 43.11.
Yesterday Accenture PLC (NYSE:ACN) traded -1.55% lower at $119.04. Overall, 6.88 Million shares exchanged hands versus its average trading volume of 2.37 Million shares. The shares were sold at an average price of $115.87, for a total transaction of $514,115.19.
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