Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) moved up 0.9% and closed its last trading session at $125.22. This Business Services Sector stock currently has the Market Capitalization of 81.38 Billion. The Average Volume for the stock is measured as 2.3 Million. The Stock has a 52-Week High of $125.72 and 52-Week Low of $107.14 following the dates, it touched its 52-Week High on Dec 13, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Mar 21, 2016. Currently, the Return on Assets value for the trailing twelve months is 21.9% with the Return on Equity and Return on Investment of 59.5% and 58.1% respectively. This firm currently has YTD (year to date) performance of 6.91 Percent which is awesome. The Short Ratio for the stock is 3.34.
Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio is 18.53. EPS or Earning per Share stands at $6.76. The TTM operating margin is 16.3 percent.
Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) reports its Earnings on Thu 23 Mar (In 4 Days). The estimated EPS for the current quarter is said to be $1.3. Following Earnings result, share price were UP 18 times out of last 27 Qtrs. The stock has added about 0.9% since it reported its last earnings. The Closing price of Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) at Last Earnings was $124.1 as compared to the previous closing price of $124.1. The Predicted Move on the 7th day after Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) will release its earnings at about 4%.
By Looking at Earnings History, Out of 12 Quarters when the Earnings were reported, Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) beats earnings by 75%, The Stock Missed Earnings 3 times and has met earnings 0 times.
We will discuss the past Quarters Earnings below:
Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) reported its previous quarter on 12/21/2016 where it reported the Actual Earnings of $1.58. The Closing price before the company posted its earnings was $124.1. The Stock declined on the very next day of earnings and maintained its stock price at $117.9 by showing a % change of -5 percent from its previous closing price. The Next Day Volume after Earnings was reported as 6.03 Million. On the 7th day After Earnings Report, the stock hit its share price as $117.55 by showing -5.28% decrease from the Stock price Before Earnings were reported.
On 09/29/2016, the stock reported the EPS of $1.31 where Analysts were projecting the EPS to be $1.3 showing a difference of $0.01. Thus Surprise Factor was there with 0.8 percent. Before Earnings Announcement on 09/29/2016, the firm had its stock price of $115.45. And immediately on the next day after earnings announcement, the stock inclined 4.28% and closed its trading session at $120.39. On 7th Day after earnings release, Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) surged to 1.34% from $115.45 to $117.
On 06/23/2016, Analysts were suspecting EPS of $1.41/share where Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) reported its Actual EPS of $1.41. Thus showing a Surprise of 0 percent. The Closing Price of the stock before earnings was $117.81 while on the Next day the stock closed its trading session at $117.69 with a percentage change of -0.1% from the price of 117.81 before Earnings. The Stock Closing Price on the 7th day of earnings was $110.61.
Accenture plc provides consulting, technology, and outsourcing services worldwide. Its 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. The companys 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. Its Health & Public Service segment provides research-based insights and offerings, including consulting services and digital solutions to help clients deliver social, economic, and health outcomes; and serves healthcare payers and providers, as well as government departments and agencies, public service organizations, educational institutions, and non-profit organizations. The companys Products segment helps clients enhance their performance in distribution, sales, and marketing; in research and development, and manufacturing; and in business functions, such as finance, human resources, procurement, and supply chain. This segment serves clients in consumer goods, retail, and travel services industries; automotive, freight and logistics, industrial and electrical equipment, consumer durable and heavy equipment, and construction and infrastructure management companies; and pharmaceutical, medical technology, and biotechnology companies. The companys Resources segment enables clients to develop and implement new business strategies, improve operations, manage complex change initiatives, and integrate digital technologies; and serves clients in chemicals, energy, forest products, metals and mining, and utilities and related industries. Accenture plc was founded in 1989 and is based in Dublin, Ireland.