|Bid||167.88 x 900|
|Ask||167.88 x 800|
|Day's Range||165.01 - 168.20|
|52 Week Range||132.63 - 175.64|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||1.25|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||25.80|
|Earnings Date||Mar 28, 2019|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||2.92 (1.75%)|
|1y Target Est||169.88|
Accenture (ACN) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.
The purpose of the report, titled "Enabling the Evolution of Advice in Canada " and commissioned by IIROC, was to better understand how the wealth management industry is evolving to serve investors and how regulation can ensure the health of capital markets and protect investors. The report notes that while the industry is transforming to meet the demands of changing investor demographics, stakeholders must continue to work together to adapt across the wealth management industry, from the way firms engage their clients, to how varying types of advice and service models are offered, to how rules are applied and interpreted and how firms are regulated.
AI needs an education that goes beyond crunching limitless datasets for new insights, according to Accenture's AI lead.
TORONTO , March 19, 2019 /CNW/ - Nearly half of Canadian consumers would be willing to share significant personal information, such as location data and lifestyle information, with their bank and insurer in exchange for lower pricing on products and services, according to a new report from Accenture (ACN). Accenture's global Financial Services Consumer Study, based on a survey of 47,000 consumers in 28 countries which included 2,000 Canadians, found that more than half of consumers would share that data for benefits including more-rapid loan approvals, discounts on gym memberships and personalized offers based on current location. At the same time, however, Canadian consumers believe that privacy is paramount, with nearly three quarters (72 per cent) saying they are very cautious about the privacy of their personal data.
Franco-Nevada (FNV) might not be set for an earnings beat in the fourth quarter despite solid performance of its Oil & Gas assets.
Accenture (ACN) has acquired Storm Digital, a full service digital marketing agency specializing in search, social and programmatic advertising services that transforms customer experiences through strategic, technological, analytical and creative solutions. The acquisition expands the presence of Accenture Interactive in the Dutch market and supports the Experience Agency’s ability to create enhanced experiences from start to finish, through creative strategy, content creation, activation, measurement and optimization of media and campaigns across multiple platforms. Along with recently acquired US based Adaptly, Storm’s digital marketing and media services will strengthen the capabilities of Accenture Interactive Programmatic Services.
Accenture (ACN) has an impressive earnings surprise history and currently possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely beat in its next quarterly report.
Lalit Ahluwalia, who has been with Accenture for six years, sees change and challenges in the industry as the complexity of cybersecurity grows.
Nearly six in ten consumers would be willing to share significant personal information, such as location data and lifestyle information, with their bank and insurer in exchange for lower pricing on products and services, according to a new report from Accenture (ACN). Accenture’s global Financial Services Consumer Study, based on a survey of 47,000 consumers in 28 markets, found that more than half of consumers would share that data for benefits including more-rapid loan approvals, discounts on gym memberships and personalized offers based on current location. At the same time, however, consumers believe that privacy is paramount, with three quarters (75 percent) saying they are very cautious about the privacy of their personal data.
Six in 10 consumers polled by the management consultancy, one of the world's largest, said they would share data such as lifestyle habits if they received benefits ranging from gym membership discounts to offers based on their location. Among 47,000 consumers surveyed across 28 countries, 81 percent said they would be willing to share more data with banks for faster loan approvals, while 79 percent would provide personal information to their insurer if it would reduce the odds of injury or loss.
MONTREAL , March 13, 2019 /CNW/ - Lune Rouge Entertainment, a Montreal company created by Guy Laliberté, is happy to announce the support of two major sponsors, Accenture and TELUS. The two companies will act as presenting sponsors for PY1, a pyramid-shaped traveling venue dedicated to the presentation of collective immersive experiences. Starting June 2019 , PY1 will present Through the Echoes, the first immersive show designed specifically to be presented in the pyramid.
Today, Fossil Foundation, Pearson, and Accenture’s The Dock have joined the Unreasonable Group to launch Unreasonable FUTURE — a bold multi-year initiative that brings together disruptive innovators and entrepreneurs to design a future in which people and technology work side-by-side to solve workplace challenges and unlock human potential everywhere. “Addressing the global wealth gap is one of the grand challenges of our time, and with the very nature of jobs on the cusp of drastic change, we must find a way to ensure the workplace of tomorrow is inclusive and equitable,” Daniel Epstein, founder and CEO of Unreasonable Group said. “Unreasonable FUTURE will bring together a hand-picked portfolio of entrepreneurs leveraging advanced technologies to ensure future generations thrive in the new economy.
As Kaiser CEO Bernard Tyson, Warriors CEO Joe Lacob, Warriors President Rick Welts and Warriors Community Foundation President Nicole Lacob talked, ideas started to form about how to up their game in the community.
Investorideas.com, a global investor news source covering Artificial Intelligence, issues a special edition of The AI Eye looking at how AI will play a significant role in clean energy and energy efficiency. The subjects of energy efficiency and renewability are perhaps more pertinent than ever with the rising spectre of long term environmental degradation in the form of climate change, as well as excess costs incurred by waste. "In addition to making the electricity system intelligent and flexible, AI algorithms help utilities and energy companies understand and optimize consumer behavior and manage energy consumption across different sectors,” he said.
Accenture will host a conference call at 8:00 a.m. EDT on Thursday, Mar. 28, to discuss its second-quarter fiscal year 2019 financial results. A news release containing these results will be issued before the call.
Japan Airlines (JAL) is working with Accenture (ACN) on a new service that applies artificial intelligence (AI) to answer passenger requests at the airline’s check-in counters. JAL and Accenture are piloting the AI-enhanced service at its international check-in counters at Narita Airport and Haneda Airport starting today.
Accenture (ACN) has been recognized in the first ever IDC MarketScape: Worldwide IT Service Management (ITSM) Implementation Services 2019 Vendor Assessment (doc # US44806818, February 2019). According to IDC MarketScape’s assessment, Accenture is a leader when it comes to Strategies and Capabilities. “Accenture has an extremely well-balanced approach to service management working with partners and clients, and its overall strategy aligns with what IDC sees from a customer demand viewpoint,” said Ali Zaidi, research director at IDC.
Accenture (ACN) has been recognized by IBM as a top-performing global partner at the 2019 IBM Beacon Awards ceremony, held recently in San Francisco. For the second year in a row, Accenture Interactive was recognized as the IBM Watson Customer Engagement Partner of the Year. The award highlights Accenture Interactive’s ability to deliver extraordinary commerce experiences across all customer touchpoints on a flexible, scalable platform that puts control over experience and commerce in the hands of the business teams.
"In order to truly thrive, organizations need to be continuously innovating to offset disruptions within their respective industries" said Claudia Thompson , Accenture's managing director for health and public service and lead for inclusion and diversity in Canada . According to the research, the vast majority of executives around the world agree that continuous innovation is essential: 95 percent see innovation as vital to competitiveness and business viability. A culture of equality is a powerful driver of an innovation mindset—more than other factors that differentiate organizations, such as industry, country or workforce demographics.
The patent pending algorithm of the solution from Accenture (ACN) integrates with present IAM solutions to enhance access across an entire organization.
Accenture surveyed over 18,000 workers in 27 countries, including more than 150 C-suite-level executives and found that at organizations that treat women and men more equally, innovation was significantly higher than at those that do not.
TORONTO , March 8, 2019 /CNW/ - Accenture managing director Caroline Gayle has been named 2019's Mentor of the Year by Women in Communications and Technology (WCT). Gayle is Technology lead in Accenture's Financial Services practice in Canada and the company's managing director sponsor for Corporate Citizenship in Canada .
With the growing volume of access rights to administer across thousands of employees and applications, many large organizations are struggling to manage and secure the fluid nature of user privileges. In response, Accenture (ACN) has introduced a next-generation digital identity and access management (IAM) capability to help organizations reduce the risk and costs associated with the over-provisioning of accounts tied to a user's identity. Aggregating data from multiple systems and sources, the patent-pending IAM capability simplifies the complexity of managing and monitoring who has access to what.