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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) from Technology

Today’s top gainers include the company Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) which is in the industry Information Technology Services, gaining 1.26% today. In the last week its performance is -2.81%, and 0.82% for the past quarter. Currently, Accenture plc, ACN has a target price of 128.92, so today’s gain of 1.26% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.33%.

Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN), has a market cap of 78088.58, and is based in Ireland. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 80.00%.

At the current price of 117.46, it has a dividend yield of 2.06%, and its target price is 128.92. This is with a profit margin of 11.80%, and total debt/equity of 0. Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) has a P/E of 18.42, as well as a forward P/E of 18.11.

With a current EPS of 6.38, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 9.19%,Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 12.70%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 10.31%.

Performance for the year is 14.41%. Since its IPO date on 7/19/2001, the total performance to date is 13.49%.

Volume today for Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN), is 2149600, while its average volume is 2330.66. Whilst the total gain today was 1.26%, it did have a day high of -6.00%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.76%, and 1.86% for the month. The 52-week low for Accenture plc, ACN has been 29.76%, while the 52-week-high has reached -6.00%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 58.10%, and its return on assets is 21.70%. Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) has an operating margin of 16.30%. With a sales growth of 7.20% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Accenture plc, ACN is in the sector Technology, its long-term debt/equity is 0, and has a current ratio of 1.3 and 1.3 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Accenture plc? Well its PEG is 1.79, and the P/S is 2.24, along with a P/B of 9.68. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 15.91.

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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