Accenture PLC (ACN) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Thursday
Accenture PLC (NYSE:ACN) is scheduled to be releasing its earnings data on Thursday, September 26th. Accenture PLC has set its FY13 guidance at $4.18-4.22 EPS.Persons that wish to listen to the company’s earnings conference call can do so using this link.
Accenture PLC (NYSE:ACN) last released its earnings data on Thursday, June 27th. The company reported $1.14 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.13 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $7.20 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $7.42 billion. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $1.03 earnings per share. Accenture PLC’s revenue was up .6% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts expect Accenture PLC to post $4.20 EPS for the current fiscal year and $4.48 EPS for the next fiscal year.
Accenture PLC (NYSE:ACN) opened at 75.14 on Wednesday. Accenture PLC has a 1-year low of $64.14 and a 1-year high of $84.22. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $73.81 and a 200-day moving average of $76.7. The company has a market cap of $48.454 billion and a P/E ratio of 17.10.
ACN has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Robert W. Baird reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Accenture PLC (NYSE:ACN) in a research note to investors on Monday. They now have a $86.00 price target on the stock. On a related note, analysts at UBS AG raised their price target on shares of Accenture PLC (NYSE:ACN) from $77.00 to $80.00 in a research note to investors on Monday. They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Susquehanna cut their price target on shares of Accenture PLC (NYSE:ACN) from $88.00 to $85.00 in a research note to investors on Wednesday, August 28th. They now have a “positive” rating on the stock.
One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the company. Accenture PLC has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $78.91.
Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) is engaged in providing management consulting, technology and outsourcing services.
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