Accenture plc Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

ACN -- USA Stock  

USD 174.13  0.99  0.57%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Accenture plc is 'Strong Hold'. 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 0.1033, jensen alpha of 0.0777, total risk alpha of 0.10, sortino ratio of 0.05 and treynor ratio of 0.4072
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 27.49 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.

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 Return0.14Value At Risk1.01
Potential Upside1.25Standard Deviation0.64
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares52.5 M8.6 B
Blackrock IncCommon Shares43.2 M7.1 B
Massachusetts Financial Services CoCommon Shares37.4 M6.1 B
Capital Research Global InvestorsCommon Shares26.1 M4.3 B
State Street CorpCommon Shares24.1 M3.9 B
Wellington Management Group LlpCommon Shares15.5 M2.5 B
Morgan StanleyCommon Shares11.3 M1.8 B

Accenture plc Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.32
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.05

Accenture plc Volatility Alert

Accenture plc exhibits relatively low volatility with skewness of -0.09 and kurtosis of 0.15. 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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Accenture plc Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsAccenture plcPeer Average
Return On Equity43.61 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset16.01 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin10.27 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin16.27 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation104.78 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding640.75 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.21 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions73.71 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted7.22 M3.24 M
Price to Earning27.49 times40.69 times
Price to Book11.23 times14.44 times
Price to Sales2.85 times17.81 times
Revenue38.57 B9.85 B
Gross Profit11.03 B21.75 B
EBITDA6.28 B1.41 B
Net Income3.96 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents3.93 B3.89 B
Cash per Share6.14 times5.17 times
Total Debt28.8 M7.36 B
Debt to Equity0.20 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio1.29 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share15.29 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations4.58 B1.25 B
Short Ratio3.82 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share6.24 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth2.47 times1.22 times
Number of Employees449 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization109.98 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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Accenture plc Alerts

Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

About 74.0% of the company shares are held by institutions such as insurance companies
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Accenture plc Current Analysts Recommendations

Target Median Price170.50
Target Mean Price171.96
Recommendation Mean2.30
Target High Price190.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions24
Target Low Price127.00
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