Accenture plc Class A Ordinary Shares (Ireland) (ACN): Price and Financial Metrics


Accenture plc Class A Ordinary Shares (Ireland) (ACN)

Today's Latest Price: $214.52 USD

0.58 (0.27%)

Updated Oct 29 9:36am

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 14 in Outsourcing - Tech Services

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ACN Stock Summary

  • ACN has a higher market value than 98.94% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $141,074,290,500.
  • ACN's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 328.26 -- higher than 90.27% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 15,283.15%, Accenture plc's debt growth rate surpasses 99.64% of about US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Accenture plc are ZM, COST, TMUS, HON, and MDT.
  • ACN's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Accenture plc's official web site, go to www.accenture.com.

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ACN Price/Volume Stats

Current price $214.52 52-week high $247.82
Prev. close $213.94 52-week low $137.15
Day low $214.52 Volume 67,785
Day high $215.81 Avg. volume 2,391,814
50-day MA $230.90 Dividend yield 1.65%
200-day MA $205.89 Market Cap 136.60B

Accenture plc Class A Ordinary Shares (Ireland) (ACN) Company Bio


Accenture plc provides management consulting, technology, and business process outsourcing services worldwide. The Company's segment includes Communications, Media & Technology, Financial Services, Health & Public Service, Products and Resources. The company was founded in 1989 and is based in Dublin, Ireland.

ACN Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$214.52$162.83 -24%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for ACN, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Accenture plc ranked in the 38th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Accenture plc, consider:

  • The company's debt burden, as measured by earnings divided by interest payments, is 203.5; that's higher than 97.22% of US stocks in the Technology sector that have positive free cash flow.
  • The business' balance sheet reveals debt to be 2% of the company's capital (with equity being the remaining amount). Approximately only 9.55% of US stocks with free cash flow have a lower reliance on debt in their capital structure.
  • ACN's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 2%; for context, that number is higher than 48.72% of tickers in our DCF set.


Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price
0%-25%
1%-25%
2%-24%
3%-23%
4%-22%
5%-22%

For other companies in the Technology that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as ACN, try VRNT, CLGX, ROG, ADI, and ALRM.


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Facebook moderators have to go back to the office while full-timers can stay remote until July 2021

Summary List Placement Contracted Facebook moderators have been told they have to return to the office, The Verge reports. Employees for Accenture, the firm contracted by Facebook to sift through and moderate the content that appears on its platform, were told in an all-hands meeting on Thursday that they will be obligated to return to their offices Austin, Texas from October 12. Accenture workers present at the meeting told The Verge they were not given a reason why they have to return to the office, and the company did not take questions. The company did say the return would not be staggered, and that high-risk employees would be able to make alternative arrangements. "We [are] expected to keep our regular shifts, even though this will lead to everyone arriving at the office at the sa...

Business Insider | October 2, 2020

Facebook moderators at Accenture are being forced back to the office, and many are scared for their safety

Facebook moderators employed by third-party contracting firm Accenture and based in Austin, Texas are being forced to return to Accenture’s offices on October 12th, The Verge has learned. Employees, almost all of whom are contractors, were instructed of the new policy at a company-wide town hall meeting today, say multiple people familiar with Accenture’s plans.

The Verge | October 1, 2020

Mothers want their children involved in Financial Planning

Almost three-quarters (71%) of mothers seeking financial advice would like their Financial Planners to develop a relationship with their children. Two-fifths (38%) of women expected their children to inherit the majority of their wealth and wanted their children to feel supported by their Financial Planners through this transferral of wealth, according to the research from Fidelity International. An estimated £5.5 trillion will pass between generations in the UK over the next 30 years, however only 31% of IFAs surveyed by Fidelity said the industry should focus on increasing wealth for the whole family, rather than just individuals. {loadposition hidden2} One in ten (10%) of the women surveyed by Fidelity first sought financial advice as a result of having children. This compares to 8% ...

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ACN Price Returns

1-mo -3.89%
3-mo -4.19%
6-mo 20.02%
1-year 16.82%
3-year 56.81%
5-year 118.15%
YTD 3.51%
2019 51.21%
2018 -6.23%
2017 33.34%
2016 14.35%
2015 19.53%

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