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

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

Today's Latest Price: $246.20 USD

2.76 (1.13%)

Updated Nov 23 6:40pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 14 in Outsourcing - Tech Services

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ACN Stock Summary

  • ACN has a market capitalization of $160,526,901,371 -- more than approximately 98.99% of US stocks.
  • ACN's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 373.52 -- higher than 91.22% 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 that are quantitatively similar to ACN, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are COST, DHR, TMUS, HON, and MDT.
  • Visit ACN's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

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ACN Price/Volume Stats

Current price $246.20 52-week high $248.00
Prev. close $243.44 52-week low $137.15
Day low $242.57 Volume 1,288,600
Day high $246.67 Avg. volume 2,354,331
50-day MA $230.30 Dividend yield 1.43%
200-day MA $208.19 Market Cap 162.22B

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:
$246.20$162.77 -33%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Accenture plc. 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. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Accenture plc ended up being:

  • The company's debt burden, as measured by earnings divided by interest payments, is 203.5; that's higher than 95.97% of US stocks in the Technology sector that have positive free cash flow.
  • The business' balance sheet suggests that 2% of the company's capital is sourced from debt; this is greater than merely 9.48% of the free cash flow producing stocks we're observing.
  • 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 48.71% of tickers in our DCF set.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

ADI, APPF, CDW, FN, and HQY can be thought of as valuation peers to ACN, in the sense that they are in the Technology sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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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 7.18%
3-mo 2.79%
6-mo 23.01%
1-year 26.11%
3-year 74.68%
5-year 150.60%
YTD 18.80%
2019 51.21%
2018 -6.23%
2017 33.34%
2016 14.35%
2015 19.53%

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