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 162.03  14.68  9.96%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Accenture plc is 'Strong Sell'.
For the selected time horizon Accenture plc has a mean deviation of 1.31, semi deviation of 0.0, standard deviation of 1.97, variance of 3.86, downside variance of 0.0 and semi variance of 0.0
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 28.72 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 Return0.36Value At Risk3.02
Potential Upside1.64Standard Deviation1.97
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Accenture plc Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.56
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.12

Accenture plc Volatility Alert

Accenture plc exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -2.2 and kurtosis of 6.79. However, we advise investors to further study Accenture plc technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
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FundamentalsAccenture plcPeer Average
Return On Equity41.99 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset15.25 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin9.94 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin16.33 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation95.39 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding642.22 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.23 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions77.30 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted8.86 M3.24 M
Price to Earning28.72 times40.69 times
Price to Book10.95 times14.44 times
Price to Sales2.90 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 Equity0.20 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio1.25 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share14.79 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations3.8 B1.25 B
Short Ratio5.47 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share5.64 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth2.41 times1.22 times
Number of Employees435 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization104.06 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
Strong Sell


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Financial Leverage

   Acquisition by Craig Pamela J of 32917 shares of Accenture plc subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]
Risk Adjusted Performance0.18
Market Risk Adjusted Performance0.6819
Mean Deviation1.31
Coefficient Of Variation540.37
Standard Deviation1.97
Information Ratio0.12
Jensen Alpha0.45
Total Risk Alpha0.12
Treynor Ratio0.6719
Maximum Drawdown9.18
Value At Risk3.02
Potential Upside1.64

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 267.28 Billion. Accenture plc totals roughly 95.39 Billion in current valuation claiming about 36% of equities listed under Professional Services And Consulting industry.