|Bid||0.00 x 100|
|Ask||0.00 x 100|
|Day's Range||159.38 - 163.40|
|52 Week Range||144.60 - 175.64|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||1.01|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||25.28|
|Earnings Date||Dec 20, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||2.92 (1.80%)|
|1y Target Est||179.32|
Accenture (ACN) has received two XCelent awards for its life insurance and annuity platform in a recent report from research and advisory firm Celent. In the report, “North America New Business and Underwriting Systems ABCD Vendor View,” Celent recognized the Accenture Life Insurance and Annuity Platform (ALIP) as the top solution from among 19 new business and underwriting systems in the “Advanced Technology” and “Breadth of Functionality” categories. It also refers to ALIP as a complete offering with a comprehensive set of preloaded underwriting rules.
Accenture (ACN) has helped Carlsberg transition its information technology (IT) infrastructure to the public cloud as part of Carlsberg’s strategy to be an intelligent, digitally enabled and connected enterprise. The transition is providing Carlsberg with a modernized, dynamic and agile platform for its enterprise solutions, enabling digital innovation and helping the company gain more visibility into its IT operations. This transformation — part of Carlsberg’s “SAIL ‘22” corporate strategy, which targets increased digital connectivity between the company and its customers, supply chain and employees — is setting the stage for a new era of growth and profitability at the leading brewery group and enhancing its ability to respond to market dynamics to capture greater market share.
Accenture (ACN) today opened a new innovation hub in the heart of Seattle’s business, financial and tech district. It is an immersive environment in which clients co-innovate with their Accenture teams to design solutions for the digital economy. As part of its investment in Seattle, Accenture is adding 300 highly skilled technology jobs by the end of 2020 and expanding its U.S. apprenticeship program.
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Accenture (ACN) has completed its first transactions using a distributed ledger technology (DLT)-based application that delivers enhanced enterprise software asset management capabilities. The new application uses Digital Asset’s smart contract language, DAML, to model and enforce software license events throughout their lifecycle, from origination to purchase, which simplifies tracking, usage and audit functions. “We manage a significant portfolio of software licenses across businesses, clients and geographies, which demands relevant policies and procedures supported with the right technology.
Accenture (ACN) has acquired Stockholm-based Kaplan, a provider of data-driven customer relationship management services, that transforms customer experiences through strategic, analytical, technology, and creative solutions. The acquisition strengthens Accenture Interactive’s ability to provide customers with end-to-end experience transformation services in the Nordics. The Nordics is a strategic growth region for Accenture Interactive, both in terms of fostering creative talent and expanding digital capabilities.
TORONTO , Nov. 9, 2018 /CNW/ - Accenture (ACN) has been named one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for the eighth consecutive year. "At Accenture we strive to be a place where our people can navigate and grow their careers while we collectively help our clients solve their most significant challenges," said Bill Morris , president of Accenture in Canada . Accenture is consistently recognized in Canada and around the world as an employer of choice.
Accenture (ACN) has been named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for the eighth consecutive year. “At Accenture we strive to be a place where our people can navigate and grow their careers while we collectively help our clients solve their most significant challenges,” said Bill Morris, president of Accenture in Canada. Accenture is consistently recognized in Canada and around the world as an employer of choice.
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Jim Fitterling, who will lead the new company as chief executive officer, waved away worries that protests against plastic trash will weigh on the new stand-alone operation’s growth plans. The company last week said it expects earnings from making polyethylene, where Dow is a global leader, to drop by more than half in the fourth quarter amid surplus production and volatile feedstock costs. Meanwhile, images of plastic debris clogging the ocean and harming marine life have inspired cities and countries to ban some plastic products such as straws and to enact recycling mandates around the world.
Accenture (ACN) has invested in and formed a strategic alliance with Quantexa, a leading data analytics firm that provides technology solutions to uncover new intelligence. The minority investment made by Accenture Ventures will help Quantexa accelerate the development of its AI-powered entity resolution and network analytics technology working with Accenture Applied Intelligence. The new collaboration will help clients uncover new actionable insights across multiple industry use cases including fighting financial crime.
Chief financial officers (CFOs) at banks and insurance companies are playing a growing role in digital transformation by leveraging new data and analytic technologies and by assuming greater influence in decisions about technology investments, according to new research from Accenture (ACN). The research — based on a global cross-industry survey of CFOs and qualitative interviews with more than 700 finance executives — is published in two reports, one for the banking industry and one for the insurance industry. A key finding from both reports: Three-quarters of the financial services CFOs surveyed believe that driving business-wide operational transformation is within their purview (77 percent in banking and 74 percent in insurance) and more than three-quarters see identifying and targeting areas of new value across the business as one of their main responsibilities (82 percent in banking and 81 percent in insurance).
Growth hinges on ability to unlock new value by digitally transforming core processes and capturing new business opportunities
Accenture (ACN) has acquired US-based Intrigo Systems, a leading provider of advisory and systems integration services for SAP® enterprise and cloud solutions in e-commerce, supply chain and procurement. The acquisition strengthens Accenture’s capabilities in delivering end-to-end supply chain transformations that can result in better visibility and buying decisions. Founded in 2009, Intrigo Systems brings to Accenture new resources in key SAP supply chain areas such as SAP® Integrated Business Planning and SAP® Ariba® Supply Chain Collaboration.
Accenture (ACN) will open an Accenture Lab in Shenzhen, China, in the first half of 2019 that will specialize in applied research and development (R&D) activities in artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics, as well as Industry X.0, which is Accenture’s business area focused on helping companies redefine smart connected software and physical products. The Accenture Lab will conduct leading-edge R&D in disruptive technologies with a mission to identify and develop the latest innovations in China. Accenture will accomplish this by collaborating closely with an ecosystem of partners that includes leading Chinese technology companies, emerging startups, academic institutions and other local organizations.
Accenture (ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire Kolle Rebbe, one of Germany’s leading creative agencies, known for its digital-first approach. The Hamburg-based agency will become part of Accenture Interactive and strengthen its ability to create and deliver integrated brand experiences for clients in Germany and across other geographies. Founded in 1994, Kolle Rebbe delivers brand-building campaigns that combine award-winning creative with a dedicated focus on digital customer interaction.
TORONTO , Nov. 1, 2018 /CNW/ - Accenture (ACN) has appointed Jeffrey Russell as president of Accenture in Canada , effective Dec. 1 . Russell is currently a senior managing director with responsibility for leading Accenture's multi-billion-dollar Products business in North America , which covers the life sciences, industrial, consumer goods, retail and travel industries.
Accenture (ACN) has appointed Jeffrey Russell as president of Accenture in Canada, effective Dec. 1. Russell is currently a senior managing director with responsibility for leading Accenture’s multi-billion-dollar Products business in North America, which covers the life sciences, industrial, consumer goods, retail and travel industries. During his 20-year career with Accenture, Russell — a Toronto native — has worked across Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and North America while based out of Melbourne, Singapore, New York, London and, most recently, Miami.
The recent stock market downdraft has investors focusing on stocks that retain upside potential in uncertain times. Meanwhile, Goldman Sachs says that the "sell-off appears overdone relative to fundamentals" and adds that "we continue to recommend owning 'quality' stocks that should outperform as the cycle matures and economic growth decelerates.
Large firms such as Accenture, Facebook, Google, IBM and Microsoft are developing patented products and services based on blockchain's digital-ledger open-source technology that can be accessed and adapted by anyone. Ironically, the whole raison d'etre of blockchain is to circumvent the very type of centralized authority these traditional tech companies represent. Development efforts in both private and public blockchain are seeking to forge new business models.