Noteworthy Dividend Flows: Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) advises investors to expect $1.21 dividends on Nov 15, 2016.

Noteworthy Dividend Flows: Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) advises investors to expect $1.21 dividends on Nov 15, 2016.

Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) is expected to pay $1.21 on Nov 15, 2016. The indicated annual dividend is $2.42. Shareholders owning the stock before Oct 19, 2016 will be eligible to receive the payout. Based on Accenture plc’s current price of $116.85, the dividend is 1.04%. This dividend’s record date is Oct 21, 2016 and the announcement date is Sep 29, 2016. The stock decreased 1.18% or $1.4 during the last trading session, hitting $116.85. Accenture Plc (NYSE:ACN) has risen 9.13% since March 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.65% the S&P500.

Accenture plc is engaged in providing management consulting, technology and outsourcing services. The company has a market cap of $76.12 billion. The Company’s business is structured around five operating groups, which together consists of 19 industry groups serving clients in industries globally. It has a 18.33 P/E ratio. The Company’s segment includes Communications, Media & Technology, Financial Services, Health & Public Service, Products and Resources.

Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment decreased to 0.79 in 2016 Q2. Its down 0.10, from 0.89 in 2016Q1. The ratio dropped, as 49 funds sold all Accenture Plc shares owned while 392 reduced positions. 49 funds bought stakes while 298 increased positions. They now own 430.38 million shares or 1.76% less from 438.10 million shares in 2016Q1.
Whittier Trust last reported 0.13% of its portfolio in the stock. Blackrock Fund Advsr has invested 0.24% of its portfolio in Accenture Plc (NYSE:ACN). Vontobel Asset holds 1.05% of its portfolio in Accenture Plc (NYSE:ACN) for 1.16 million shares. Deutsche Comml Bank Ag holds 1.64 million shares or 0.13% of its portfolio. Massachusetts Services Ma holds 2.6% of its portfolio in Accenture Plc (NYSE:ACN) for 45.61 million shares. Cincinnati reported 674,165 shares or 2.51% of all its holdings. Wealthfront holds 0.05% of its portfolio in Accenture Plc (NYSE:ACN) for 14,319 shares. Amer Registered Inv Advisor holds 0.28% of its portfolio in Accenture Plc (NYSE:ACN) for 5,400 shares. Texas Yale Capital Corporation has 5,925 shares for 0.07% of their US portfolio. Pacific Global Invest holds 0.06% of its portfolio in Accenture Plc (NYSE:ACN) for 2,460 shares. Huntington Comml Bank has 181,745 shares for 0.42% of their US portfolio. Arrow Corp, a New York-based fund reported 2,995 shares. Vantage Inv Ltd Liability Com, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 28,945 shares. Congress Asset Commerce Ma reported 457,584 shares or 1.2% of all its holdings. Suntrust Banks last reported 155,010 shares in the company.

Accenture Plc (NYSE:ACN) Ratings Coverage

Out of 18 analysts covering Accenture Plc (NYSE:ACN), 11 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 7 “Hold”. This means 61% are positive. $140 is the highest target while $103 is the lowest. The $120.65 average target is 3.25% above today’s ($116.85) stock price. Accenture Plc has been the topic of 31 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. Pacific Crest initiated the stock with “Overweight” rating in Tuesday, July 12 report. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating given by Barclays Capital on Monday, September 21. Citigroup maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Monday, March 28 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $127 target price in Friday, June 24 report. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of ACN in a report on Friday, September 30 with “Equal-Weight” rating. Berenberg initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, October 13 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $121 target price in Friday, December 18 report. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Accenture Plc (NYSE:ACN) on Monday, March 21 with “Buy” rating. JP Morgan maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Monday, March 28 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, October 16 by Cantor Fitzgerald.

More notable recent Accenture Plc (NYSE:ACN) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Market Share Gains Help Drive Accenture Plc Earnings Higher” on September 30, 2016, also Twst.com with their article: “Accenture plc: Accenture Expands Capabilities in Branch and Digital …” published on October 18, 2016, Investorplace.com published: “3 Reasons Momentum Investors Will Love Accenture Plc (ACN)” on October 13, 2016. More interesting news about Accenture Plc (NYSE:ACN) were released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “Accenture Plc (ACN) Gets an Upgrade, But It’s Not a Buy” published on October 04, 2016 as well as Gurufocus.com‘s news article titled: “Accenture Plc (ACN) Chairman & CEO Pierre Nanterme Sold $5.’ million of Shares” with publication date: October 06, 2016.

ACN Company Profile

Accenture plc (Accenture), incorporated on June 10, 2009, is engaged in providing management consulting, technology and outsourcing services. The Company’s business is structured around five operating groups, which together consists of 19 industry groups serving clients in industries globally. The Company’s segment includes Communications, Media & Technology, Financial Services, Health & Public Service, Products and Resources. In June 2014, it acquired PureApps. In June 2014, Accenture PLC completed the acquisition of Enkitec, Oracle Platinum partner and Oracle database administration and development. In September 2014, the Company acquired Hytracc Consulting.

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