How Many Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN)’s Analysts Are Bullish?

October 11, 2018 - By olga

Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.07 in 2018 Q2. Its up 0.10, from 0.97 in 2018Q1. It is positive, as 48 investors sold Accenture plc shares while 376 reduced holdings. 109 funds opened positions while 345 raised stakes. 453.91 million shares or 0.93% more from 449.75 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
Gould Asset Mgmt Lc Ca invested in 1,930 shares. Personal Capital Advsrs Corp reported 1,784 shares. Alliancebernstein Lp has 0.12% invested in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN). Creative Planning holds 54,431 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Schroder Inv stated it has 342,255 shares or 0.1% of all its holdings. Tru Com Of Vermont accumulated 82,605 shares or 1.21% of the stock. 12,396 were reported by Mai Management. Covington Invest has invested 2.46% in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN). Cadence Bancorporation Na reported 17,497 shares. Bamco New York, New York-based fund reported 564 shares. Roundview Capital Ltd Llc stated it has 5,232 shares or 0.22% of all its holdings. Hayek Kallen Inv Mgmt stated it has 20,442 shares or 2.31% of all its holdings. Bluecrest Cap Mngmt Ltd owns 17,114 shares for 0.07% of their portfolio. Texas Permanent School Fund invested in 156,930 shares or 0.35% of the stock. Trillium Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Company holds 0.29% or 33,462 shares in its portfolio.

Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) Ratings Coverage

Among 9 analysts covering Accenture (NYSE:ACN), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. Accenture had 12 analyst reports since May 18, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained it with “Overweight” rating and $185 target in Friday, June 29 report. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Friday, June 29 with “Buy”. The stock of Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, June 29 by Credit Suisse. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, September 28 by Robert W. Baird. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, June 19 by Susquehanna. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) rating on Thursday, June 21. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $179 target. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Bank of America on Monday, September 24. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy” on Monday, June 25. Citigroup maintained Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) on Friday, June 29 with “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, May 18 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. Below is a list of Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) latest ratings and price target changes.

28/09/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $160 New Target: $170 Maintain
28/09/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $174 New Target: $176 Maintain
24/09/2018 Broker: Bank of America Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $174 New Target: $175 Maintain
18/09/2018 Broker: Citigroup Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $163 New Target: $172 Maintain
29/06/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $151 New Target: $160 Maintain
29/06/2018 Broker: Citigroup Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $159 New Target: $163 Maintain
29/06/2018 Broker: Cantor Fitzgerald Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $180 New Target: $185 Maintain
29/06/2018 Broker: Deutsche Bank Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $165 New Target: $170 Maintain
25/06/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Buy New Target: $165.0000 Maintain
21/06/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $170 New Target: $179 Maintain

The stock decreased 1.20% or $1.94 during the last trading session, reaching $159.8. About 645,303 shares traded. Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) has risen 25.06% since October 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.44% the S&P500.

Accenture plc provides consulting, technology, and outsourcing services worldwide. The company has market cap of $102.39 billion. The Company’s Communications, Media & Technology segment provides professional services that help clients accelerate and deliver digital transformation, and enhance business results through industry-specific solutions; and serves clients in communications, electronics, high technology, media, and entertainment industries. It has a 25.6 P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s Financial Services segment offers services that help clients enhance cost efficiency, grow their customer base, manage risk, and transform their operations; and serves clients in banking, capital markets, and insurance industries.

More notable recent Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “IBM launches bias-detection service for AI” on September 19, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Cognizant Tech confirms Softvision acquisition” published on October 04, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Accenture plc 2018 Q4 – Results – Earnings Call Slides” on September 27, 2018. More interesting news about Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Accenture declares $1.46 dividend” published on September 27, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Accenture issues guidance ahead of consensus” with publication date: September 27, 2018.

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