|Bid||155.00 x 1000|
|Ask||164.99 x 2200|
|Day's range||158.44 - 160.50|
|52-week range||122.00 - 165.58|
|PE ratio (TTM)||28.05|
|Earnings date||28 Jun 2018|
|Forward dividend & yield||2.66 (1.63%)|
|1y target est||169.65|
The market was up and down all week as investors remained uncertain exactly how to react to the continued trade war dispute between the U.S. and China. But there is no rest for the weary because remaining aware of what to expect from stocks ahead of earnings is still as important as ever.
At the 2018 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity last night, Accenture Interactive captured the Creative Data Grand Prix for its artificial intelligence -led campaign ‘JFK Unsilenced’ for The Times / News UK & Ireland.
CANNES, France--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Newly acquired creative agency, Rothco, racks up seven Lions throughout festival for its artificial intelligence-powered campaign that allowed JFK to speak once more At ...
Eleven emerging technology companies will debut their innovations at the FinTech Innovation Lab New York’s Demo Day today at the Bank of America Tower at Bryant Park. Founded in 2010 by Accenture (ACN) and the Partnership Fund for New York City, the FinTech Innovation Lab New York provides early- and growth-stage fintech companies with access to the world’s leading financial institutions.
Accenture (ACN) and TELUS have won the Adobe Experience Business Award for Excellence in Email Marketing. The award recognizes the success of Accenture’s support of the TELUS omnichannel marketing transformation to sustain and enhance its industry leadership in customer service and satisfaction. During a rapid four-month implementation period, Accenture helped TELUS migrate 30 different systems and 56 campaigns to one new omnichannel platform, dramatically decreasing time to launch new campaigns and increasing overall campaign performance and conversion rates.
In a first-of-its-kind collaboration, Accenture (ACN), the Consulate General of Israel to South India, and the National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) have jointly launched ‘scalerator,’ an exclusive program that aims to enhance the collaboration between Israeli and Indian startups to create innovative solutions for global markets. With support from Accenture Ventures’ Open Innovation initiative, scalerator will identify growth-stage Israeli startups with deep expertise in emerging technologies – particularly cybersecurity, cloud computing, artificial intelligence, automation, the Internet of Things, blockchain and extended reality – and connect them with India’s startup community through NASSCOM’s 10,000 Startups initiative.
Accenture (ACN) has expanded its metro Washington, D.C. innovation hub with the opening today of a new flagship Cyber Fusion Center, located in Arlington’s Rosslyn business district, designed to help organizations apply new techniques and intelligent tools to defend against data breaches and cyberattacks. The company also plans to add 1,000 highly skilled technology jobs in the metro D.C. region by the end of 2020, including in the high-growth areas of security, digital and cloud.
Accenture is helping KPN enhance the customer experience by providing the telecommunications company with the Accenture Video Solution – a hybrid internet protocol television and over-the-top platform – for the delivery of video and related services.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Accenture Video Solution 6 to serve as video platform that enables the telecom provider to extend its leading position in the digital video and services market ...
New 5G wireless networks will contribute as much as $40 billion annually to Canada’s economy by 2026, according to a new report from Accenture (ACN). Commissioned by the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association and developed by Accenture Strategy, the report, “Fuel for Innovation – Canada’s Path In The Race To 5G,” found that the deployment of 5G networks across Canada will lead to the creation of hundreds of thousands of new jobs. Additionally, the report notes that 5G networks will fuel Canadian innovation across industries and improve Canadians’ quality of life, with new applications in areas ranging from healthcare to agriculture.
New research from Accenture (ACN) finds that U.S. companies risk losing $1 trillion of revenue if they fail to maintain customer relevance, forcing consumers to seek alternative brands. As part of its “Living Business" study, Accenture surveyed 400 C-level executives from U.S. companies to understand how leading organizations are achieving sustainable growth. By identifying these common characteristics, Accenture uncovered a new formula for companies that want to evolve into a living business – one that continuously adapts to changing customer preferences and market conditions with speed and at scale to thrive.
Accenture is named as the overall Market Leader in the Ovum Decision Matrix report on application services, “Ovum Decision Matrix: Market Leaders in North American Applications Services, 2018–19.” The report assesses seven leading systems integrators that are active in the North America market and have built substantial application development and maintenance businesses.
Forest-products companies plan to increase their investments in digital technologies over the next three years, in part to protect their market share and competitive advantage, according to a new report from Accenture (ACN). Based on a survey of 200 executives at forest-products companies in 10 countries, the report, “Forest Products: The shift to digital accelerates,” also found that cybersecurity remains a concern for these companies, with only a minority able to counter attacks effectively, thereby prompting data-security concerns. Among the report’s key findings: More than four-fifths (82 percent) of the executives surveyed said their organizations are investing more or significantly more in digital technologies than they did in the previous financial year.
Accenture (ACN) is helping Northside Hospital generate millions of dollars in savings by transforming supply chain and procurement operations to drive down utilities and telecommunications costs. Accenture helped Northside Hospital establish a model that is expected to generate $5 million in annual savings. Using a managed services approach, Accenture helped Northside dramatically simplify bill review and payment activities and rationalize its portfolio of energy and telecom service providers.
Accenture is making its solutions for SAP® SuccessFactors® available on the SAP® App Center, the digital marketplace for SAP partner offerings. Clients will have real-time access to innovative, intelligent software solutions that complement and extend their SAP capabilities.
BERLIN--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Integrated human capital management software solutions from Accenture enhance critical HR functionality including data anonymization and quality and document generation and storage ...
Competition in the advertising industry used to mean little more than Madison Avenue agencies vying with each other for business. Now an agency’s competitors include Silicon Valley giants such as Alphabet Inc.’s Google and Facebook Inc., who are cutting out the middleman and working directly with advertisers. Accenture Interactive has the largest marketing-services business among consulting firms.
Can Accenture Beat Earnings Estimates in Fiscal Q3 2018? Accenture (ACN) has maintained strong top line growth in the last five quarters. In the graph above, we can see Accenture’s total revenue growth over the last five quarters, during which time it has maintained an increasing trend.
On June 12, Accenture’s (ACN) market cap stood at $104.7 billion. Likewise, the market caps of other IT players Microsoft (MSFT), IBM (IBM), and Oracle (ORCL) came in at $776.4 billion, $134.8 billion, and $197.8 billion, respectively. Other valuation metric comparison
Can Accenture Beat Earnings Estimates in Fiscal Q3 2018? As of June 12, 29 analysts from different brokerage companies who track Accenture (ACN) have provided their ratings on its stock. In the graph above, we can see the ratings provided by analysts for Accenture.
On June 6, Oracle’s (ORCL) market capitalization was $194.9 billion, whereas Microsoft (MSFT), IBM (IBM), and Accenture (ACN), had market caps of $787.5 billion, $132.8 billion, and $104.6 billion, respectively, as shown in the graph below. Oracle was trading at a forward EV1-to-EBITDA multiple of ~9.9x on June 6, while Microsoft, IBM, and Accenture had forward EV-to-EBITDA multiples of ~16.3x, ~8.8x, and, ~15.3x, respectively. Oracle was trading at a forward PE multiple of ~19.2x, while Microsoft, IBM, and Accenture had forward PE multiples of ~28.5x, ~12.2x, and ~27.6x, respectively.
Can Accenture Beat Earnings Estimates in Fiscal Q3 2018? Accenture’s (ACN) consulting business, which makes up more than 50% of its total revenue, has maintained strong double-digit growth in the last two quarters driven by solid demand for its products and services across different organizations. In the graph above, we can see the revenue growth of Accenture’s consulting business over the last five quarters.
Can Accenture Beat Earnings Estimates in Fiscal Q3 2018? Leading IT giant Accenture (ACN) continues to generate strong free cash flow driven by higher growth in revenues across all its segments. Accenture’s free cash flow has also benefited from higher deferred revenue driven by healthy bookings.
The majority (54 percent) of C-level executives expect their new business activities to generate at least half of their company’s revenues within the next three years, even though only one-third (33 percent) of the executives said their company currently generates more than half of its revenues from business activities started in the past three years, according to new research from Accenture (ACN). The report, titled “Make Your Wise Pivot to the New” and based on a survey of 1,440 C-level executives across 11 industry sectors and 12 countries, reveals that just six percent of companies have successfully achieved what Accenture refers to as a ‘wise pivot’ to new opportunities. Specifically, these companies reported that at least 75 percent of their current revenues come from business activities, investments and ventures into previously unexplored markets begun in the past three years.