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Accenture Plc: (ACN)

(Market Close from NYSE) As of Nov 25, 2014 04:02 PM ET

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$85.32 USD

85.32
3,470,869

+0.39 (0.46%)

Volume: 3,470,869

Zacks Rank : 4-Sell [?]       4  

This is our short term rating system that serves as a timeliness indicator for stocks over the next 1 to 3 months. How good is it? See rankings and related performance below.

Zacks Rank Definition Annualized Return
1 Strong Buy 26.65%
2 Buy 18.84%
3 Hold 10.45%
4 Sell 4.76%
5 Strong Sell 2.56%
S&P 500 10.28%

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After-Market: $85.31 -0.01 (-0.01%) 4:59 PM ET

Industry / Sector Report

Industry: CONSULTING

Zacks Industry Rank: 36 / 265 (Top 13.58%)

Rank in Industry:

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Top Peers Symbol Zacks Rank
ACCENTURE PLC ACN
CORELOGIC INC CLGX
FTI CONSULTING FCN
CBIZ INC CBZ
EXPONENT INC EXPO
GARTNER INC -A IT
HACKETT GROUP HCKT
HILL INTL INC HIL
NV5 HOLDING INC NVEE
TOWERS WATSON TW

Recommendations and Estimates

Company Industry SP500
Average Recommendation (1=Buy, 5=Sell) 2.06 1.76 9.99
Current Quarter Estimate 1.20 1.13 -999.00
Year Ago Quarter Estimate 1.15 1.04 26.92
Next Quarter Estimate 1.09 1.06 -999.00
Next Year Estimate 5.27 1.02 28.25

Growth Rates

Company Industry SP500
This Year (7.6) 7.60 -1.10 9.40
Next Year (6.7) 6.70 16.20 7.00
Last 5 Years 11.50 3.90 11.20
Next 5 Years 10.30 15.10 NA

Financials

Company Industry
Price/Earnings (TTM) 18.79 21.44
Price/Book (MRQ) 8.53 2.58
Price/Cash Flow (MRFY) 15.05 14.78
Dividend Yield 2.40% 0.00%
Net Profit Margin (TTM) 9.51% 4.05%
Return on Equity (TTM) 50.51% 12.88%
Debt to Equity (MRQ) 0.00 19.35

MRQ = Most Recent Quarter

TTM = Trailing Twelve Months

MRFY = Most Recent Fiscal Year

Note: Company and S&P 500 ratios relating to share price calculated daily; all others calculated weekly or in accordance with company earnings announcement. Industry medians calculated weekly.