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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Accenture plc, ACN

Accenture plc, ACN is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Information Technology Services in the sector of Technology. Based in Ireland, Accenture plc, ACN  has a market cap of 76601.78. Since its IPO date on the 7/19/2001, Accenture plc, ACN performance year to date is 14.25%. Today Accenture plc, ACN has gained -2.17%, with a current price of 118.24.

Ownership of the company is 0.20% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 80.00%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 33.40%. Return of assets are at *TBA, with return on investment at *TBA.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Accenture plc, ACN is seeing a long-term debt/equity of *TBA. While Total debt/equity is *TBA. With a profit margin of 12.20%, this is combined with a gross margin of 29.60%, and operating margin of 15.70%. Accenture plc ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of *TBA, while the quick ratio is *TBA.

For the last year Accenture plc, ACN has seen a EPS growth of 11.00%. A performance for the year of 18.75%. The 52-week high is -5.38%, and the 52-week low is 30.62%. The average volume for Accenture plc, ACN is 3952000.

With a target price of 128.88, can Accenture plc, ACN reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Accenture plc, ACN. Accenture plc has a P/E of 19.97 and a forward P/E of 18.25. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 1.94. Accenture plc also has a P/S and a P/B of 2.24 and 10.33 respectively. For P/cash, Accenture plc has a value of *TBA, while it is 29.01 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 118.24, Accenture plc has a dividend yield of 2.05%. We see a return on equity of *TBA.

Looking more long-term Accenture plc, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 10.31%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 9.33% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 11.00% for this year and for the last five years a 8.23% growth has been seen.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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