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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 149.24
NYSE:ACN's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
62% of the 1906 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.17 vs. NYSE:ACN: 149.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NYSE:ACN' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.67  Med: 151.9 Max: 201296.58
Current: 149.24
3.67
201296.58
Equity to Asset 0.36
NYSE:ACN's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
79% of the 1812 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. NYSE:ACN: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NYSE:ACN' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.23 Max: 0.38
Current: 0.36
0.05
0.38
Interest Coverage 322.61
NYSE:ACN's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
54% of the 1452 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 195.28 vs. NYSE:ACN: 322.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE:ACN' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 99.56  Med: 237.71 Max: 322.61
Current: 322.61
99.56
322.61
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 6.81
M-Score: -2.70
WACC vs ROIC
8.60%
100.92%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 9/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 13.93
NYSE:ACN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1850 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.76 vs. NYSE:ACN: 13.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NYSE:ACN' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.41  Med: 12.85 Max: 14.27
Current: 13.93
11.41
14.27
Net-margin (%) 12.16
NYSE:ACN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1850 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.09 vs. NYSE:ACN: 12.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NYSE:ACN' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.79  Med: 8.46 Max: 12.16
Current: 12.16
5.79
12.16
ROE (%) 61.72
NYSE:ACN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1799 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. NYSE:ACN: 61.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NYSE:ACN' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 51.47  Med: 62.81 Max: 73.49
Current: 61.72
51.47
73.49
ROA (%) 22.29
NYSE:ACN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1912 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.83 vs. NYSE:ACN: 22.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NYSE:ACN' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.28  Med: 15.86 Max: 22.29
Current: 22.29
12.28
22.29
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 635.82
NYSE:ACN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1873 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.79 vs. NYSE:ACN: 635.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NYSE:ACN' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 344.32  Med: 494.6 Max: 639.19
Current: 635.82
344.32
639.19
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 6.90
NYSE:ACN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1428 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. NYSE:ACN: 6.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:ACN' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 9.65 Max: 20
Current: 6.9
0
20
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 11.10
NYSE:ACN's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1186 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.90 vs. NYSE:ACN: 11.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:ACN' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 13.15 Max: 24.1
Current: 11.1
0
24.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 9.40
NYSE:ACN's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1076 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.60 vs. NYSE:ACN: 9.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:ACN' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 12.65 Max: 40.7
Current: 9.4
0
40.7
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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

ACN Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 1,193,200 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 4,900 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 11,092 sh (+220.49%)
Mairs and Power 3,132 sh (+40.64%)
MS Global Franchise Fund 259,633 sh (+3.57%)
Tom Gayner 137,000 sh (+1.48%)
John Rogers 30,512 sh (unchged)
Bill Nygren Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 119,612 sh (-0.23%)
Wallace Weitz 210,545 sh (-8.62%)
Jeremy Grantham 2,422,746 sh (-9.59%)
Joel Greenblatt 89,728 sh (-12.25%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 117,311 sh (-23.73%)
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Q1 2016

ACN Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Leucadia National 4,600 sh (New)
Lee Ainslie 2,530 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 111,015 sh (+23.72%)
MS Global Franchise Fund 285,836 sh (+10.09%)
Tom Gayner 139,300 sh (+1.68%)
Pioneer Investments 119,740 sh (+0.11%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 2,396,449 sh (-1.09%)
Paul Tudor Jones 9,817 sh (-11.49%)
Wallace Weitz 185,973 sh (-11.67%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 89,031 sh (-24.11%)
Mairs and Power 2,232 sh (-28.74%)
John Rogers 9,268 sh (-69.63%)
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Q2 2016

ACN Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Ray Dalio 22,300 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 231,075 sh (+108.15%)
Pioneer Investments 189,597 sh (+58.34%)
Jeremy Grantham 3,152,490 sh (+31.55%)
Tom Gayner 146,400 sh (+5.10%)
MS Global Franchise Fund 299,580 sh (+4.81%)
John Rogers 9,576 sh (+3.32%)
Wallace Weitz 185,973 sh (unchged)
Leucadia National Sold Out
Lee Ainslie Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
Mairs and Power 2,019 sh (-9.54%)
Paul Tudor Jones 3,300 sh (-66.38%)
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Q3 2016

ACN Guru Trades in Q3 2016

John Hussman 25,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 272,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 26,657 sh (+707.79%)
Mairs and Power 3,039 sh (+50.52%)
MS Global Franchise Fund 310,463 sh (+3.63%)
Wallace Weitz 186,068 sh (+0.05%)
Tom Gayner 146,400 sh (unchged)
John Rogers 9,576 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 188,696 sh (-0.48%)
Joel Greenblatt 229,594 sh (-0.64%)
Jeremy Grantham 3,004,702 sh (-4.69%)
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Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Information Technology Services    NAICS: 541519    SIC: 7379
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Accenture PLC is a professional service company. The Company is engaged in providing management consulting, technology and outsourcing services to clients.

Accenture PLC is a professional service company incorporated in Ireland on June 10, 2009. The Company is engaged in providing management consulting, technology and outsourcing services to clients. It operates in five operating groups including: Communications, Media & Technology; Financial Services; Health & Public Service; Products; and Resources. The Communications, Media & Technology operating group serves the communications, electronics, high technology, media and entertainment industries. Its operating group comprises of: Communications industry group serves wireline, wireless, cable and satellite communications and service providers; Electronics & High Tech industry group serves the information and communications technology, software, semiconductor, consumer electronics, aerospace and defense, and medical equipment industries; and Media & Entertainment industry group serves the broadcast, entertainment, print, publishing and Internet/social media industries. The Financial Services operating group serves the banking, capital markets and insurance industries. Its operating group comprises of: Banking & Capital Markets industry group serves retail & commercial banks, mortgage lenders, investment banks, wealth & asset management firms, broker/dealers, depositories, exchanges, clearing & settlement organizations, and other diversified financial enterprises; and Insurance industry group serves property and casualty insurers, life insurers, reinsurance firms and insurance brokers. The Health & Public Service operating group serves healthcare payers and providers, as well as government departments & agencies, public service organizations, educational institutions & non-profit organizations. Its operating group comprises of: Health industry group works with healthcare providers, such as hospitals, public health systems, policy-making authorities, health insurers (payers), and industry organizations and associations around the world to improve the quality, accessibility and productivity of healthcare; and Public Service industry group helps governments transform the way it delivers public services and engage with citizens. It works with defense departments and military forces; public safety authorities, such as police forces and border management agencies; justice departments; human services agencies; educational institutions, such as universities; non-profit organizations; and postal, customs, revenue and tax agencies. The Products operating group serves a set of increasingly interconnected consumer-relevant industries. Its operating group comprises of: Consumer Goods, Retail & Travel Services industry group serves food and beverage, household goods, personal care, tobacco, fashion/apparel, agribusiness and consumer health companies; supermarkets, hardline retailers, mass-merchandise discounters, department stores and specialty retailers; as well as airlines and hospitality and travel services companies; Industrial industry group wo

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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 17.04
ACN's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1213 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.90 vs. ACN: 17.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
ACN' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.72  Med: 17.45 Max: 23.87
Current: 17.04
9.72
23.87
Forward P/E 19.80
ACN's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
51% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.45 vs. ACN: 19.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 17.04
ACN's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1210 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 25.80 vs. ACN: 17.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
ACN' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.72  Med: 17.45 Max: 23.87
Current: 17.04
9.72
23.87
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 16.67
ACN's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
66% of the 746 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.89 vs. ACN: 16.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
ACN' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.67  Med: 20.07 Max: 31.8
Current: 16.67
10.67
31.8
P/B 9.96
ACN's P/B is ranked lower than
88% of the 1779 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.86 vs. ACN: 9.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ACN' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6  Med: 10.41 Max: 23.76
Current: 9.96
6
23.76
P/S 2.19
ACN's P/S is ranked higher than
51% of the 1765 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. ACN: 2.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ACN' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.87  Med: 1.63 Max: 2.35
Current: 2.19
0.87
2.35
PFCF 16.93
ACN's PFCF is ranked higher than
69% of the 659 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 25.00 vs. ACN: 16.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
ACN' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.5  Med: 14.98 Max: 23.55
Current: 16.93
7.5
23.55
POCF 15.30
ACN's POCF is ranked higher than
57% of the 830 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.48 vs. ACN: 15.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
ACN' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.85  Med: 13.07 Max: 20.46
Current: 15.3
6.85
20.46
EV-to-EBIT 12.40
ACN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
66% of the 1184 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.51 vs. ACN: 12.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ACN' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.9  Med: 11.4 Max: 15.8
Current: 12.4
5.9
15.8
EV-to-EBITDA 11.01
ACN's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
59% of the 1281 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.65 vs. ACN: 11.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
ACN' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.1  Med: 9.9 Max: 14.2
Current: 11.01
5.1
14.2
PEG 1.71
ACN's PEG is ranked higher than
57% of the 558 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. ACN: 1.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
ACN' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 1.27 Max: 2.4
Current: 1.71
0.49
2.4
Shiller P/E 28.20
ACN's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
66% of the 286 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 38.52 vs. ACN: 28.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
ACN' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 22.7  Med: 27.48 Max: 31.12
Current: 28.2
22.7
31.12
Current Ratio 1.24
ACN's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
75% of the 1854 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. ACN: 1.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ACN' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.14  Med: 1.42 Max: 1.63
Current: 1.24
1.14
1.63
Quick Ratio 1.24
ACN's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 1854 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. ACN: 1.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ACN' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.14  Med: 1.42 Max: 1.63
Current: 1.24
1.14
1.63
Days Sales Outstanding 44.40
ACN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
77% of the 1485 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 67.06 vs. ACN: 44.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ACN' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 37.76  Med: 42.95 Max: 65.11
Current: 44.4
37.76
65.11
Days Payable 17.06
ACN's Days Payable is ranked lower than
80% of the 1313 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 42.66 vs. ACN: 17.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
ACN' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.87  Med: 18.23 Max: 23.33
Current: 17.06
15.87
23.33

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.99
ACN's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
58% of the 1256 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. ACN: 1.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
ACN' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 1.88 Max: 3.05
Current: 1.99
0.81
3.05
Dividend Payout 0.34
ACN's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
55% of the 762 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. ACN: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
ACN' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.34 Max: 0.43
Current: 0.34
0.16
0.43
Dividend Growth (3y) 10.70
ACN's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
56% of the 562 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.20 vs. ACN: 10.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
ACN' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 11.8 Max: 47.6
Current: 10.7
0
47.6
Forward Dividend Yield 2.09
ACN's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
56% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. ACN: 2.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.59
ACN's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1558 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. ACN: 4.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
ACN' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.87  Med: 4.34 Max: 7.04
Current: 4.59
1.87
7.04
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 1.20
ACN's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 1122 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: -2.50 vs. ACN: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
ACN' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.6  Med: 2.5 Max: 0
Current: 1.2
-0.6
0

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 25.96
ACN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
92% of the 1489 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.24 vs. ACN: 25.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
ACN' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.57  Med: 18.26 Max: 225.78
Current: 25.96
8.57
225.78
Price/Projected FCF 1.57
ACN's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
61% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. ACN: 1.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
ACN' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 1.14 Max: 1.84
Current: 1.57
0.71
1.84
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 0.92
ACN's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
79% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. ACN: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.34
ACN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
63% of the 1497 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. ACN: 1.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ACN' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 0.97 Max: 2.47
Current: 1.34
0.57
2.47
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.89
ACN's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
54% of the 312 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. ACN: 1.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
ACN' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 1.25 Max: 2.36
Current: 1.89
0.52
2.36
Price/Graham Number 4.44
ACN's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
75% of the 926 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. ACN: 4.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
ACN' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.04  Med: 3.8 Max: 8.66
Current: 4.44
2.04
8.66
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 8.03
ACN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1833 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. ACN: 8.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ACN' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.3  Med: 8.8 Max: 17
Current: 8.03
6.3
17
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 13.45
ACN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.28 vs. ACN: 13.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
ACN' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.7  Med: 19 Max: 28.8
Current: 13.45
12.7
28.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $35,337
EPS (TTM) $ 6.75
Beta1.03
Short Percentage of Float1.70%
52-Week Range $91.40 - 125.72
Shares Outstanding (Mil)643.95

Analyst Estimate

Aug17 Aug18 Aug19
Revenue (Mil $) 35,109 37,382 39,098
EPS ($) 5.87 6.40 6.95
EPS w/o NRI ($) 5.87 6.40 6.95
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
9.13%
Dividends Per Share ($) 2.48 2.75 2.96
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