Accenture plc Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

ACN -- USA Stock  

USD 160.25  4.72  3.03%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Accenture plc is 'Strong Buy'. Macroaxis provides Accenture plc buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding ACN positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Accenture plc available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from ACN buy-and-hold prospective. Check also Accenture plc Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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For the selected time horizon Accenture plc has a risk adjusted performance of 0.0713, jensen alpha of 0.1944, total risk alpha of 0.2405, sortino ratio of 0.1122 and treynor ratio of 0.0867
Macroaxis provides buy, hold, or sell suggestion on Accenture plc to complement and cross-verify current analyst consensus on Accenture plc. Our buy, hold, or sell recommendation engine determines the organization potential to grow exclusively from the prospective of investors current risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure Accenture plc is not overpriced, please confirm all Accenture plc fundamentals including its Revenue, Current Ratio and the relationship between Number of Shares Shorted and Cash and Equivalents . Given that Accenture plc has Price to Earning of 25.27X, we suggest you validate Accenture plc market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your prevailing risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Accenture plc Thematic Classifications

Artificial Intelligence IdeaArtificial Intelligence
Firms and funds that are developing tools for artificial intelligence
Blockchain IdeaBlockchain
Cross-industry collection of firms that are adopting blockchain technology
Business Services IdeaBusiness Services
USA Equities from Business Services industry as classified by Fama & French

Accenture plc Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.09Value At Risk2.95
Potential Upside2.48Standard Deviation1.75
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares53.3 M9.1 B
Blackrock IncCommon Shares42.6 M7.2 B
Massachusetts Financial Services CoCommon Shares35.9 M6.1 B
State Street CorpCommon Shares25.7 M4.4 B
Capital Research Global InvestorsCommon Shares17.9 M3 B
Wellington Management Group LlpCommon Shares15 M2.6 B
Bank Of New York Mellon CorpCommon Shares10.2 M1.7 B

Accenture plc Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.96
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.11

Accenture plc Volatility Alert

Accenture plc has relatively low volatility with skewness of 0.31 and kurtosis of 0.36. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate Accenture plc to ensure market all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future risk-adjusted return.
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Accenture plc Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsAccenture plcPeer Average
Return On Equity41.25% (15.17)%
Return On Asset15.49% (15.64)%
Profit Margin10.26% (5.50)%
Operating Margin16.26% (10.91)%
Current Valuation95.83B152.14B
Shares Outstanding637.45M1.43B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.24% 6.91%
Shares Owned by Institutions76.55% 18.37%
Number of Shares Shorted6.15M3.24M
Price to Earning25.27X40.69X
Price to Book9.88X14.44X
Price to Sales2.58X17.81X
Gross Profit12.44B21.75B
Net Income4.06B517.71M
Cash and Equivalents5.06B3.89B
Cash per Share7.93X5.17X
Total Debt25.01M7.36B
Debt to Equity0.20% 0.72%
Current Ratio1.34X3.30X
Book Value Per Share16.22X13.64X
Cash Flow from Operations4.69B1.25B
Short Ratio2.86X2.09X
Earnings Per Share6.34X2.30X
Price to Earnings To Growth2.69X1.22X
Number of Employees459K10.67K
Market Capitalization102.15B29.78B
Total Asset20.61B126.86B
Retained Earnings7.88B38.24B
Working Capital3.1B3.58B
Current Asset11.98B36.8B
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Accenture plc Alerts

Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

Accenture plc generates negative expected return over the last 30 days
Over 77.0% of the company shares are held by institutions such as insurance companies

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Accenture plc Current Analysts Recommendations

Target Median Price180.00
Target Mean Price183.76
Recommendation Mean2.30
Target High Price292.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions25
Target Low Price129.00
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