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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 0.57% today. In the last week its performance is 1.45%, and -0.32% for the past quarter. Currently, Accenture plc, ACN has a target price of 123.56, so today’s gain of 0.57% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.45%.

Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN), has a market cap of 73508.97, and is based in Ireland. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 80.10%.

At the current price of 114.36, it has a dividend yield of 1.93%, and its target price is 123.56. This is with a profit margin of 11.10%, and total debt/equity of 0. Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) has a P/E of 19.2, as well as a forward P/E of 19.52.

With a current EPS of 5.92, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 9.24%,Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 12.30%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 10.07%.

Performance for the year is 11.05%. Since its IPO date on 7/19/2001, the total performance to date is 9.87%.

Volume today for Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN), is 1566111, while its average volume is 2101.41. Whilst the total gain today was 0.57%, it did have a day high of -5.32%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.12%, and 1.34% for the month. The 52-week low for Accenture plc, ACN has been 31.98%, while the 52-week-high has reached -5.32%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 53.50%, and its return on assets is 20.50%. Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) has an operating margin of 15.40%. With a sales growth of 8.40% 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 1.4 and 1.4 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Accenture plc? Well its PEG is 1.91, and the P/S is 2.15, along with a P/B of 9.95. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 21.

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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