Accenture plc Buy or Sell Recommendation

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 Accenture plc 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 Accenture plc buy-and-hold prospective. Check also Accenture plc Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with current analyst consensus

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Accenture plc -- USA Stock  

USD 160.36  0.15  0.0936%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Accenture plc is 'Hold'.
For the selected time horizon Accenture plc has a risk adjusted performance of 0.15, jensen alpha of 0.3337, total risk alpha of (0.13), sortino ratio of 0.0674 and treynor ratio of (0.68)
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 28.38 times, 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.

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.27Value At Risk0.62
Potential Upside1.42Standard Deviation0.72
 Return Density 

Accenture plc Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.37
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.0652

Accenture plc Volatility Alert

Accenture plc exhibits relatively low volatility with skewness of -0.1 and kurtosis of 0.02. However, we advice investors to further investigate Accenture plc to make sure all market statistics is disseminated and is consistent with investors' estimations about Accenture plc upside potential.
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FundamentalsAccenture plcPeer Average
Return On Equity41.99 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset15.25 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin9.94 % (5.5) %
Operating Margin14.77 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation95.08 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding616.67 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.23 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions81.65 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted8.86 M3.24 M
Price to Earning28.38 times40.69 times
Price to Book10.82 times14.44 times
Price to Sales2.75 times17.81 times
Revenue35.86 B9.85 B
Gross Profit11.03 B21.75 B
EBITDA5.85 B1.41 B
Net Income3.56 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents3.68 B3.89 B
Cash per Share5.97 times5.17 times
Total Debt25.2 M7.36 B
Debt to Equity0.2 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio1.25 times3.3 times
Book Value Per Share14.79 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations4.89 B1.25 B
Short Ratio5.47 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share5.64 times2.3 times
Price to Earnings To Growth2.41 times1.22 times
Number of Employees394 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization98.73 B29.78 B
Total Asset20.61 B126.86 B
Retained Earnings7.88 B38.24 B
Working Capital3.1 B3.58 B
Current Asset11.98 B36.8 B


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Financial Leverage

   Acquisition by Jaime Ardila of tradable shares of Accenture plc subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]
Risk Adjusted Performance0.15
Market Risk Adjusted Performance(0.67)
Mean Deviation0.557
Semi Deviation0.0709
Downside Deviation0.693
Coefficient Of Variation269.57
Standard Deviation0.7159
Information Ratio0.0652
Jensen Alpha0.3337
Total Risk Alpha(0.13)
Sortino Ratio0.0674
Treynor Ratio(0.68)
Maximum Drawdown2.96
Value At Risk(0.62)
Potential Upside1.42
Downside Variance0.4802
Semi Variance0.005
Expected Short fall(0.68)

Current Valuation

Accenture plc Current Valuation Analysis
Accenture plc is rated third in current valuation category among related companies. After adjusting for long-term liabilities, total market size of Professional Services And Consulting industry is presently estimated at about 265.12 Billion. Accenture plc totals roughly 95.08 Billion in current valuation claiming about 36% of equities listed under Professional Services And Consulting industry.