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Accenture PLC (NYSE ACN) was negotiated $ 1.59 during trading on Tuesday, reaching $ 145.45. The company had a trading volume of 2,557,132 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,140,427. The company has a market capitalization of $ 94,270.00, a PE ratio of 24.53, a price-earnings-growth ratio of 2.15 and a beta of 1.08. Accenture PLC has a minimum of fifty-two weeks of $ 112.31 and a maximum of fifty-two weeks of $ 147.28.
The company also recently announced a semi-annual dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, November 15. The shareholders registered on Thursday, October 19, were paid a dividend of $ 1.33 per share. The ex dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, October 18. This represents a dividend yield of 1.97%. The dividend payment rate of Accenture PLC is currently 48.90%.
In other news, CEO Pierre Nanterme sold 38,589 shares of Accenture PLC shares in a transaction that took place on Monday, October 2. The stock was sold at an average price of $ 135.03, for a total transaction of $ 5,210,672.67. After the completion of the transaction, the chief executive is now the direct owner of 179,083 shares of the company, valued at approximately $ 24,181,577.49. The sale was disclosed in a presentation before the Securities and Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. In addition, CFO David Rowland sold 3,702 shares of Accenture PLC in a transaction that took place on Monday, October 2. The stock was sold at an average price of $ 135.04, for a total value of $ 499,918.08. After the transaction, the CFO now holds 9,864 shares of the company, valued at $ 1,332,034.56. The disclosure of this sale can be found here. The initiates have sold a total of 83,325 shares of the company valued at $ 11,479,125 in the last quarter. 0.21% of the shares are currently owned by people close to the company.
Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added or reduced their equity holdings. Vantage Financial Partners Ltd. Inc. purchased a new stake in Accenture PLC in the second quarter for a value of $ 533,000. Jacobi Capital Management LLC increased its stake in Accenture PLC by 104.8% in the third quarter. Jacobi Capital Management LLC now owns 727 shares of information technology services provider valued at $ 100,000 after buying 372 additional shares during the period. TCI Wealth Advisors Inc. increased its stake in Accenture PLC by 23.4% in the second quarter. TCI Wealth Advisors Inc. now owns 854 shares of the information technology services provider's stock valued at $ 106,000 after buying 162 additional shares during the period. Bellwether Investment Group LLC increased its stake in Accenture PLC by 64.2% in the first quarter. Bellwether Investment Group LLC now owns 918 shares of the information technology services provider's stock valued at $ 110,000 after buying 359 additional shares during the period. Finally, Manchester Capital Management LLC increased its stake in Accenture PLC by 7.0% in the second quarter. Manchester Capital Management LLC now owns 920 shares of the information technology services provider's stock valued at $ 114,000 after buying 60 additional shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds hold 77.73% of the company's shares.
About Accenture PLC
Accenture plc is a professional services company serving customers in various industries and geographic regions, including North America, Europe and growth markets. The company provides management and technology consulting services. Its segments include communications, media and technology; Financial services; Health and Public Service; Products and resources.
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