Stock Price of Accenture plc (ACN) Decreases -0.75%

Stock price performance of Accenture plc is analyzed for various periods using several stock trading signals. The stock price have dropped -3.94% in the past 12 Weeks , but analyzing the 6 month charts for the stock , the price continues to stay positive and keep the rally at 1.27% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 15.68% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks because the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of Accenture plc has a positive value of 1.5 compared to overall market. For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 0.62% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 2.68%.The 200 Day SMA reached 0.08%

Accenture plc is having a Relative Strength Index of 44.99 which indicates the stock is not yet over sold or over bought based on the technical indicators. Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) has tumbled 0.75% during the past week and has dropped 1.56% in the last 4 week period. The stocks are negative as compared to the S&P 500 for the past week with a loss of 0.86%. Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) has underperformed the index by 2.43% in the last 4 weeks. Investors should watch out for further signals and trade with caution.

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Jan 6, 2017, Daniel T London (Grp Chief Exec-Health & PS) sold 4,437 shares at 115.90 per share price.On Dec 28, 2016, t Noordende Alexander M Van (Group Chief Exec-Products) sold 10,876 shares at 117.64 per share price.On Dec 28, 2016, Julie Spellman Sweet (Group Chief Exec-North America) sold 9,353 shares at 117.65 per share price.

Accenture Plc Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Dec 21, 2016. The company reported $1.40 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.09. Analyst had a consensus of $1.49. The company had revenue of $8515.50 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $8586.03 million. The companys revenue was up 6.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.28 EPS.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Accenture Plc was Reiterated by Barclays on Dec 22, 2016 to Equal Weight, Lowers Price Target to $ 124 from a previous price target of $128 .

Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $114 and hit $114.83 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $114.49, with a gain of 0.75% or 0.85 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 1,664,211 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $125.72 and the company has a market cap of $73,726 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $91.4 .

Accenture Plc is a management consulting, technology services and outsourcing organization. The Companys business is structured around five operating groups, namely, Communications & High Tech, Financial Services, Products, Public Service and Resources. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the worlds most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments. Accenture Plc is headquartered in New York.

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