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How has Accenture plc:(NYSE:ACN) performed recently?

Accenture plc (NYSE: ACN) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 74673.99. It is in the Information Technology Services industry and sector Technology, with a current P/E of 19.5, a forward P/E of 19.82 and EPS of 5.92. At a stock price of 114.45 (-0.89%) it has a dividend yield of 1.91%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 12.30%, more recently this last year it has grown by 5.40%. The next year growth is going to be about 9.30% and more long-term 10.07% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 13.80%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 7.30% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 8.40%.

For performance, Accenture plc the past week has seen a gain of 2.21%. For the last month performance for Accenture plc is 2.13%. While the last quarter is -3.06% and half year, 17.13%. Finally for the year, performance is 27.18%.

The 52-week high for Accenture plc, is at -5.24%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 32.09%. The 20-day simple moving average is 0.13% and 4.89% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.37%, and for the month it is 1.17%. Accenture plc, has a target price of 123.56.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0, and for total debt/equity Accenture plc has 0. The gross margin is 29.60%, while operating margin is 15.40%, the profit margin is 11.10%. The current ratio is 1.4 and the quick ratio is 1.4.

Insider ownership is at 0.20%, with instituitional ownership at 80.10%. Accenture plc has a payout ratio of 36.40%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 646.64. The shares float is 627.6, with the float short at 1.67%, with short ratio coming to 4.96.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Accenture plc, get 20.50%, with its returns on investment at 53.50%. Return on equity is 58.20%. So will the investors see the target price of 123.56, reached soon?

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