ACN - Accenture plc

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
158.28
+2.08 (+1.33%)
At close: 4:00PM EDT
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Previous Close156.20
Open156.01
Bid0.00 x 800
Ask0.00 x 800
Day's Range155.43 - 158.65
52 Week Range138.05 - 175.64
Volume2,426,068
Avg. Volume2,027,332
Market Cap101.418B
Beta (3Y Monthly)1.04
PE Ratio (TTM)25.35
EPS (TTM)6.24
Earnings DateDec 19, 2018 - Dec 24, 2018
Forward Dividend & Yield2.92 (1.87%)
Ex-Dividend Date2018-10-17
1y Target Est179.32
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  • Business Wire17 hours ago

    Accenture Named a Leader In Services For Next-Generation Oracle Applications Report by Independent Research Firm

    Accenture (ACN) is positioned as a leader in Forrester Research’s new report on vendors for Oracle applications. Accenture received the highest scores allocated in 22 out of 24 criteria analyzed by Forrester to evaluate the strength of the providers’ current offering, strategy and market presence in The Forrester Wave™: Services Providers for Next-Generation Oracle Applications, Q4 2018, “The 12 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up”. The report, which assessed the 12 most significant next-generation service providers for Oracle applications recognizes that Accenture is “well-suited to those with the biggest and boldest Oracle deployments.” In Accenture’s vendor profile, the Forrester report notes that Accenture “serves end-to-end customer needs from cloud strategy to intelligent automation.” Across virtually all Oracle cloud apps, Accenture has a leading number of certified resources and client engagements.” The report also notes that “Accenture has made major investments in accelerators and platforms to help clients innovate faster and become intelligence driven”.

  • Business Wire2 days ago

    Accenture, Partnership Fund for New York City and Leading Financial Institutions Call for Applicants for New York FinTech Innovation Lab 2019

    Applications are now being accepted for FinTech Innovation Lab New York, a 12-week program co-founded by Accenture (ACN) and the Partnership Fund for New York City that helps early- and growth-stage fintech companies accelerate product and business development through in-depth engagement with top financial services and venture capital executives. Applications for a spot in the 2019 class are available at www.fintechinnovationlabnyc.com and are due by Saturday, December 1.

  • Business Wire2 days ago

    Accenture and ServiceNow Announce Greater Collaboration To Drive Innovation In Europe

    Accenture (ACN) today announced deeper investments with ServiceNow (NOW) to provide clients in Europe with Accenture’s full spectrum of digital transformation expertise and ServiceNow’s capabilities to improve business performance. With the increasing demand for cloud migration services, Accenture is expanding on its work with ServiceNow by bolstering its unmatched implementation services to clients in multiple industries at a time when driving digital transformation is critical to today’s C-Suite.

  • Accenture Positioned as Leader in Everest Group 2018 Finance and Accounting Digital Augmentation Suite Assessment
    Business Wire2 days ago

    Accenture Positioned as Leader in Everest Group 2018 Finance and Accounting Digital Augmentation Suite Assessment

    Accenture  has been named as a Leader in Everest Group’s inaugural Finance and Accounting Digital Augmentation Suite – Service Provider Landscape with Services PEAK Matrix™ Assessment.

  • Business Wire3 days ago

    Efma and Accenture Announce Winners of Distribution & Marketing Innovation Awards 2018

    Eight banks from South America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East are winners of the sixth annual Efma-Accenture Distribution & Marketing Innovation Awards, which recognize innovative projects in retail banking distribution and marketing. Showcasing the best examples of innovation in multiple categories, the awards competition this year attracted 421 innovations from 180 institutions in 59 countries. Banco Bradesco (Brazil) – won the Digital Marketing & Communication award for its Lollapalooza Brazil Bradesco Coverage solution, an innovative way of connecting the bank to younger customers via a partnership with one of the world’s largest music festivals.

  • Fintech making inroads, but U.S. bank revenues little changed: report
    Reuters3 days ago

    Fintech making inroads, but U.S. bank revenues little changed: report

    Financial technology startups and other new entrants are making inroads in the U.S. banking market, but have yet to capture a threatening share of bank revenues, according to research published by Accenture Plc (ACN.N) on Wednesday. Around 19 percent of financial institutions in the U.S. are new entrants, such as challenger banks, non-bank payments institutions and big tech companies, according to the report. In the UK, new entrants have made a larger dent, having captured 14 percent of the total €206 billion ($238.45 billion)in industry revenues, with the majority going to non-bank payments companies, according to the report.

  • Fintech making inroads, but U.S. bank revenues little changed: report
    Reuters3 days ago

    Fintech making inroads, but U.S. bank revenues little changed: report

    Financial technology startups and other new entrants are making inroads in the U.S. banking market, but have yet to capture a threatening share of bank revenues, according to research published by Accenture Plc (ACN.N) on Wednesday. Around 19 percent of financial institutions in the U.S. are new entrants, such as challenger banks, non-bank payments institutions and big tech companies, according to the report. In the UK, new entrants have made a larger dent, having captured 14 percent of the total €206 billion ($238.45 billion)in industry revenues, with the majority going to non-bank payments companies, according to the report.

  • Business Wire3 days ago

    Accenture Acquires TargetST8 Consulting, Enhancing Its Consulting and Advisory Capabilities in Commercial and Corporate Lending

    Accenture (ACN) has acquired TargetST8 Consulting, a privately held financial services consulting firm specializing in corporate and commercial lending, with offices in New York. Serving leading banks and investment firms in the U.S. and Europe, the company helps its clients leverage proprietary digital lending solutions, including deploying artificial intelligence and robotic process automation. The addition of TargetST8 — with its deep commercial and corporate lending expertise and innovative solutions — will complement and enhance Accenture’s commercial and corporate lending capabilities and bolster its Credit Consulting practice.

  • Banks’ Revenue Growth at Risk Due to Unprecedented Competitive Pressure Resulting from Digital Disruption, Accenture Study Finds
    Business Wire3 days ago

    Banks’ Revenue Growth at Risk Due to Unprecedented Competitive Pressure Resulting from Digital Disruption, Accenture Study Finds

    New entrants to the banking market — including challenger banks, non-bank payments institutions and big tech companies — are amassing up to one-third of new revenue, which is challenging the competitiveness of traditional banks, according to new research from Accenture (ACN). Accenture analyzed more than 20,000 banking and payments institutions across seven markets to quantify the level of change and disruption in the global banking industry.

  • Business Wire4 days ago

    Accenture myConcerto Platform Composes a New Approach to Enterprise Transformation

    Accenture has introduced Accenture myConcerto, an insight-driven, integrated platform that helps organizations boost their ability to innovate, amplify business results and accelerate their journey to becoming intelligent enterprises.

  • Fjord Austin wins third round of Coolest Offices contest with hip downtown digs on Congress Avenue
    American City Business Journals4 days ago

    Fjord Austin wins third round of Coolest Offices contest with hip downtown digs on Congress Avenue

    Look inside the innovation-focused design studio of a global consulting giant that ABJ readers voted as one of their favorite Austin offices.

  • CNW Group4 days ago

    Digital Convenience and a Push to Shop North of the Border Will Drive Canadian Purchases This Holiday Shopping Season, According to Accenture's 2018 Holiday Retail Survey

    TORONTO , Oct. 16, 2018 /CNW/ - Canadian consumers will turn to convenient digital shopping options for their gift purchases and opt to spend their money at Canadian retailers this holiday season, according to findings from the 2018 Holiday Shopping Survey from Accenture (ACN). Now in its seventh year, the survey uncovered a major increase in Canadian shoppers' use of Instagram and other social media when planning or making shopping decisions. The percentage of shoppers who said they plan to use Instagram alone for their online shopping almost doubled since last year, from 25 per cent to 46 per cent, with more than half of shoppers saying they would use YouTube to make shopping decisions or purchases.

  • Business Wire4 days ago

    Accenture and Zurich Benelux Apply Blockchain Technology to Help Streamline Customer Experience and Improve Transparency

    Accenture (ACN) and Zurich Benelux have debuted a first-of-its-kind blockchain-based solution that helps the insurer’s customers in Benelux manage surety bonds. Surety bonds are three-party agreements designed to guarantee performance or more general fulfilment of an obligation in a business transaction, most commonly in construction projects. The total value of gross written premiums and commissions for insurance-backed surety bonds across Europe is projected to reach €3.26 billion by 2019, according to Finaccord.

  • Business Wire4 days ago

    New Research from Accenture Gives Companies a Tool to Adopt Digital Technologies for Maximum Impact

    New research from Accenture (ACN) gives clients a tool to help them derive maximum value from the adoption of digital technologies and power profitable growth. The research – titled “Delivering Digital Dividends: How to Start Making Your Technology Investments Really Pay Off” – identifies the key external factors that organizations need to address to maximize gains from digital technologies they adopt.

  • 3 Top Blockchain Stocks to Watch in October
    Motley Fool5 days ago

    3 Top Blockchain Stocks to Watch in October

    Forget marijuana! These stocks could be ushering in a new revolution.

  • IBM’s Stock Performance in 2018
    Market Realist5 days ago

    IBM’s Stock Performance in 2018

    As of October 9, IBM’s (IBM) closing price was $147.24 per share. IBM has a market capitalization of ~$134.4 billion. IBM stock is trading 7.1% higher than its 52-week low of $137.45 and nearly 14% lower than its 52-week high of $171.13.

  • Companies Paying Dividends Next Week
    GuruFocus.com7 days ago

    Companies Paying Dividends Next Week

    On Oct. 15, the company, which distributes flow meters, injectors, and other fluid-handling pump modules, is going to pay its quarterly dividend. It has a market cap of $10.29 billion and an enterprise value of $10.69 billion. It has a trailing dividend yield of 1.21% and a forward dividend yield of 1.23%, with a payout ratio of 31%.

  • IBM Stock: Analysts’ Recommendations
    Market Realist8 days ago

    IBM Stock: Analysts’ Recommendations

    As of October 9, the analysts from different brokerage firms that track IBM (IBM) stock provided ratings. Of the 24 analysts covering the stock, nine recommended a “buy,” 12 recommended a “hold,” and two recommended a “sell.” One analyst provided an “overweight” recommendation.

  • Microsoft Stock Fell a Record 5.43% after Yesterday’s Close
    Market Realist9 days ago

    Microsoft Stock Fell a Record 5.43% after Yesterday’s Close

    In yesterday’s trading, leading technology giant Microsoft (MSFT) fell 5.43%, which was one of its highest declines in the last year. In the graph below, you can see Microsoft’s stock movement compared to its peers. The overall US market is bleeding red, driven by rising interest rates.

  • Business Wire10 days ago

    TopLine Federal Credit Union Selects Mortgage Cadence’s Loan Fulfillment Center

    Mortgage Cadence to provide Minnesota-based credit union with a comprehensive platform to enable increased growth

  • Accenture’s Mary Legere Receives Saint Isidore Army Cyber Award
    Business Wire11 days ago

    Accenture’s Mary Legere Receives Saint Isidore Army Cyber Award

    Accenture (ACN) today announced that Lt. Gen. Mary Legere, USA (Ret.), a managing director in Accenture Federal Services, has received the Saint Isidore Army Cyber award. Sponsored by the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA), the award recognizes individuals who demonstrate exceptional initiative, leadership, insight and cyber excellence within their area of expertise. Legere joined AFS in April 2017 as a managing director in the national defense and intelligence business.

  • Will Dividend Payment Policy Change Help Accenture Shareholders?
    Market Realist12 days ago

    Will Dividend Payment Policy Change Help Accenture Shareholders?

    Accenture’s (ACN) board of directors decided to change its existing semi-annual dividend payment policy to a quarterly schedule beginning in the first quarter of fiscal 2020. In the fourth quarter of fiscal 2018, Accenture hiked its semi-annual dividend by 10% to $1.46 per share.

  • Business Wire12 days ago

    Police Professionals Welcome New Technologies but Require Training and Enhanced Workforce Planning to Reap Benefits, Accenture Survey Finds

    Three-fourths (76 percent) of policing personnel expect that they will need new digital skills to be effective in their roles over the next three to five years, and half (50 percent) are willing to learn new digital skills if they receive the necessary training from their employer, according to findings of a six-country survey released by Accenture (ACN) at the annual conference of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP). However, the 309 respondents – all members of police departments from Australia, France, Germany, Singapore, the U.K. and the U.S. – expressed concerns about the workforce planning currently underway within their organizations, with two-fifths (40 percent) believing that the existing workforce planning and recruitment measures are ineffective.

  • Accenture Named Overall Leader in Everest Group PEAK Matrix™ Report for Open Banking IT Services
    Business Wire12 days ago

    Accenture Named Overall Leader in Everest Group PEAK Matrix™ Report for Open Banking IT Services

    Accenture has been positioned as highest “Leader” in the new Everest Group PEAK Matrix™ on Open Banking services. The report, Open Banking IT Services: Orchestrating Experiences in the Platform Economy – Services PEAK Matrix™ Assessment 2018, placed Accenture above all other competitors, commending it for its depth and breadth of talent and technology partnerships across the Open Banking value chain....

  • How Acquisitions Are Contributing to Accenture’s Growth
    Market Realist12 days ago

    How Acquisitions Are Contributing to Accenture’s Growth

    In order to boost its Industry X.0 platform, Accenture (ACN) acquired Pillar Technology and Mindtribe in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2018. The company also bought Designaffairs during the quarter. The company invested $201 million on acquisitions during the quarter as compared with around $463 million in Q4 2017. The company ended fiscal 2018 having invested nearly $658 million to acquire 13 companies as compared with 36 companies in 2017 for around $1.7 billion.