|Bid||150.15 x 800|
|Ask||0.00 x 100|
|Day's Range||156.24 - 160.78|
|52 Week Range||146.05 - 175.64|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||1.01|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||24.83|
|Earnings Date||Dec 20, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||2.92 (1.79%)|
|1y Target Est||179.52|
Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) saw significant share price volatility over the past couple of months on the NYSE, rising to the highs of $174.19 and falling to the lows of $152.74. Read More...
Tech services firm Epam Systems has thrived by hiring software developers in Eastern Europe. Epam has set itself apart in a crowded industry by specializing in custom software development.
Two-thirds of consumers around the world prefer to buy products from companies whose purpose “reflects their personal values and beliefs,” according to a new survey.
The bar-code giant has expanded its business operations to a wealth of greener pastures. In the end, it's all about listening to its customers' needs.
Mortgage Cadence, an Accenture company, has integrated Radian’s mortgage insurance service into its Enterprise Lending Center solution, further expanding on-platform access to top-tier services.
Most traditional energy retail utilities lag behind disruptor brands — new energy-market entrants and service providers from other industries — when it comes to delivering an engaging customer experience, according to a new study from Accenture (ACN). In the face of disruption, these companies should invest to deliver a more satisfying customer experience and exceed liquid customer expectations. As part of its New Energy Consumer research program, Accenture surveyed approximately 70,000 consumers across 36 energy retail utilities and six disruptor brands in multiple markets worldwide. The study, conducted by Accenture Research in partnership with Fjord, the design and innovation unit of Accenture Interactive, intended to identify how customers feel about their experience with these companies and measure their affinity for the brand across physical and digital interactions.
Nearly two-thirds of consumers globally (63 percent) prefer to buy goods and services from companies that stand for a shared purpose that reflects their personal values and beliefs, and are ditching those that don’t, according to new research from Accenture (ACN). The fourteenth annual Accenture Strategy Global Consumer Pulse Research — ‘From Me to We: The Rise of the Purpose-led Brand’ — surveyed nearly 30,000 consumers from around the world to gauge their expectations of brands and companies today. The study found that companies that stand for something bigger than what they sell, communicate their purpose and demonstrate commitment, are more likely to attract consumers and influence purchasing decisions which improves competitiveness.
Another growth market for IBM is blockchains, a decentralized and mutually-verifiable peer-to-peer technology. The blockchain market is poised to grow rapidly—according to Wintergreen Research and as the chart below shows, the market could grow 89% (compounded annually) from $708 million in 2017 to $60.7 billion in 2024.
Siemens AG has awarded Accenture (ACN) a five-year technology and services contract to run and maintain several of its digital managed services for data analytics and business intelligence. The new project, part of a firm-wide digital and IT transformation effort at Siemens, represents a significant expansion of the ongoing collaboration between the two companies.
Accenture (ACN) has completed its acquisition of New Content, a Brazilian content marketing agency founded in 2007 with more than a decade of experience as a leader in branded content. The Sao Paulo-based agency is now part of Accenture Interactive, helping to strengthen its ability to create and deliver integrated brand experiences for clients in Brazil and greater Latin America. The acquisition of New Content adds more than 200 employees to Accenture Interactive, enhancing its ability to serve clients in Latin America with branded and strategic content that connects people and brands and helps clients maximize the return on investment of their marketing programs.
The world of enterprise IT is experiencing a seismic shift that is both technical and cultural, according to a new report on “Future Systems” from Accenture (ACN). Companies need systems that are boundaryless, adaptable and radically human to thrive in a world of constant change and to be able to innovate at scale. Many companies today are hindered by a patchwork of applications and talent trained for yesterday’s technology.
Accenture will host a conference call at 8:00 a.m. EST on Thursday, Dec. 20, to discuss its first-quarter fiscal year 2019 financial results. A news release containing these results will be issued before the call.
Ireland-based professional services firm Accenture PLC (NYSE: ACN), which has a significant presence in Houston, has acquired Enaxis Consulting for an undisclosed amount. Houston-based Enaxis serves Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies and focuses on clients in the upstream oil and gas sector, oil field service sector and the airline industry, according to a Dec. 3 press release. All of Enaxis’ approximately 75 employees are joining Accenture, a spokesperson said. Most of them are based in Houston, where Accenture already has about 1,800 employees.
Accenture (ACN) has acquired Enaxis Consulting, a Houston-based management consulting firm with deep experience in digital capabilities, data science and agile project delivery focused on the upstream oil and gas and oilfield services sectors and the airline industry. Enaxis serves Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies and regularly consults with chief information officers, chief technology officers, chief digital officers and other company leaders on the design and agile implementation of emerging digital technologies and business operating models. “We’re delighted to join forces with this very talented Enaxis team, which will advance our plans for growing our oil and gas business in North America by helping clients with end-to-end transformation services,” said John Downie, a senior managing director at Accenture who leads its Energy practice in North America.
Accenture (ACN) has named 762 people to managing director and senior managing director, including a record number of women. “Our new managing directors and senior managing directors truly embody what it means to be leaders at Accenture,” said Pierre Nanterme, Accenture’s chairman and CEO.
For the fourth consecutive year, Accenture (ACN) is teaming up with Code.org to support Hour of Code, a global educational movement that reaches over 100 million students through a one-hour introduction to computer science. This year, in conjunction with Computer Science Education Week (December 3-9), Accenture is expanding its coding tutorial across 15 languages — English, Chinese, Dutch, Filipino, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish and Vietnamese — to bring coding to more students around the world through lessons in their native languages. Nearly 2,500 Accenture employees have committed to teach an hour of code at local events in their communities, helping to inspire more than 100,000 students around the world to learn coding and computer science skills.
Efma and Accenture (ACN) have launched their fourth annual Innovation in Insurance Awards, inviting insurance and bancassurance companies and insurtechs to submit their entries by 19 April 2019. Established in 2016, the Innovation in Insurance Awards showcase the most exciting technology innovations across the global insurance sector while providing a valuable forum for organizations to share insights and best practices.
Accenture (ACN) has helped Telefónica, one of the world’s largest private telecommunications companies, transform its customer experience with a complete overhaul of its digital experience for customers in Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Spain and the U.K. To acquire and retain new customers, Telefónica had to rethink its commercial focus and create a new, seamless and personalized omnichannel experience. Accenture Interactive helped the company innovate and transform its digital sales capabilities by designing and developing an online sales funnel, a search engine optimization capability and a search engine marketing capability.
IBM’s (IBM) Global Business Services segment comprises its Consulting, Global Process Services, and Application Management sub-segments. As the chart below shows, the Consulting unit grew 6.8% YoY (year-over-year) in the last quarter, mitigating declines in the Application Management unit.
LONDON (AP) — Cybersecurity experts at consulting firm Accenture are warning that Russian hackers are using public interest in Brexit as a lure in their latest phishing emails.