Analysts See $1.55 EPS for Accenture plc (ACN)

September 14, 2018 - By Mona Holcomb

Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.07 in Q2 2018. Its up 0.10, from 0.97 in 2018Q1. It improved, as 48 investors sold Accenture plc shares while 376 reduced holdings. 109 funds opened positions while 345 raised stakes. 453.91 million shares or 0.93% more from 449.75 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
Moreover, Intrust State Bank Na has 0.27% invested in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) for 5,946 shares. 25,992 are held by Coldstream Management. Moreover, Ubs Asset Mgmt Americas has 0% invested in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN). Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale stated it has 0.6% in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN). Moreover, Eulav Asset Mgmt has 0.88% invested in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN). Telemus Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0.54% of its portfolio in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN). Archford Capital Strategies Limited Liability Corp holds 22 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Mcf Advsrs Lc invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN). Gofen & Glossberg Limited Liability Il accumulated 37,445 shares or 0.23% of the stock. Prudential Fincl has 0.38% invested in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN). Tarbox Family Office Inc owns 188 shares. Moreover, Punch & Invest Mgmt has 0.47% invested in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN). Rhode Island-based Blue Financial Capital has invested 0.33% in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN). 121 were accumulated by Allsquare Wealth Mgmt Limited Liability Co. Wcm Investment Mgmt Ca has invested 8.88% in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN).

Analysts expect Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) to report $1.55 EPS on September, 27.They anticipate $0.07 EPS change or 4.73 % from last quarter’s $1.48 EPS. ACN’s profit would be $993.16M giving it 27.68 P/E if the $1.55 EPS is correct. After having $1.79 EPS previously, Accenture plc’s analysts see -13.41 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.25% or $0.43 during the last trading session, reaching $171.64. About 184,771 shares traded. Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) has risen 25.06% since September 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.44% the S&P500.

Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) Ratings Coverage

Among 11 analysts covering Accenture (NYSE:ACN), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. Accenture had 15 analyst reports since March 19, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, May 18 report. Robert W. Baird maintained Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) on Tuesday, March 20 with “Neutral” rating. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Equal-Weight” rating in Friday, March 23 report. The company was maintained on Thursday, June 21 by Stifel Nicolaus. Susquehanna maintained the shares of ACN in report on Tuesday, March 20 with “Hold” rating. As per Tuesday, June 19, the company rating was upgraded by Susquehanna. The rating was maintained by Wedbush with “Buy” on Monday, April 2. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, June 25 by Robert W. Baird. On Thursday, March 22 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold”. Wedbush maintained Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) rating on Tuesday, March 20. Wedbush has “Outperform” rating and $180 target.

Accenture plc provides consulting, technology, and outsourcing services worldwide. The company has market cap of $109.98 billion. The Company’s Communications, Media & Technology segment provides professional services that help clients accelerate and deliver digital transformation, and enhance business results through industry-specific solutions; and serves clients in communications, electronics, high technology, media, and entertainment industries. It has a 27.49 P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s Financial Services segment offers services that help clients enhance cost efficiency, grow their customer base, manage risk, and transform their operations; and serves clients in banking, capital markets, and insurance industries.

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