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Accenture plc (ACN), valued at $53.43B, started the session at $83.42.
Today, shares have traded between $83.42 and $83.98 per share with a one year range of $69.00 to $85.88.
Priced at 18.29x this year’s forecasted earnings, ACN shares are relatively inexpensive compared to the industry’s 28.06x forward p/e ratio.
The company pays shareholders $1.86 per share in dividend income per year, for a current yield of 2.20%.
Consensus earnings for the current quarter by the 20 sell-side analysts covering the stock is an estimate of $1.04 per share, which would be $0.04 better than the year-ago quarter and a $0.00 sequential decrease. What we find to be interesting is that the full-year EPS estimate of $4.51 is a $0.30 improvement when compared to the previous year’s annual results.
The quarterly earnings estimate is predicated on a consensus revenue forecast of $7.22 Billion. If reported, that would be a 2.27% increase over the year-ago quarter.
Recently, RBC Capital Mkts Initiated ACN at Outperform (Dec 12, 2013). Previously, Robert W. Baird upgraded ACN from Neutral to Outperform.
When considering if perhaps the stock is under or overvalued, the average price target is $83.80, which is 0.46% above where the stock opened this morning.
Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN), provides management consulting, technology, and business process outsourcing services worldwide. It offers various management consulting services in the areas of finance and enterprise performance, operations, risk management, sales and customer service, strategy, sustainability, and talent and organization management.
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