Accenture plc. (ACN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 09, 2014

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Accenture plc. ( ACN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 09, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.93 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 15, 2014. Shareholders who purchased ACN stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 14.81% increase over the same period a year ago.

The previous trading day's last sale of ACN was $78.88, representing a -8.15% decrease from the 52 week high of $85.88 and a 14.32% increase over the 52 week low of $69.

ACN is a part of the Miscellaneous sector, which includes companies such as Visa Inc. ( V ) and Mastercard Incorporated ( MA ). ACN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.4. Zacks Investment Research reports ACN's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 7.77%, compared to an industry average of 9.7%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ACN Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to ACN through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ACN as a top-10 holding:

  • Market Vectors Wide Moat ETF ( MOAT )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Industrials Index Fund ( IYJ )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Technology ETF ( RYT )
  • RevenueShares Large Cap ( RWL ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RYT with an increase of 8.43% over the last 100 days. MOAT has the highest percent weighting of ACN at 5.42%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: ACN , V , MA , MOAT , IYJ , RYT , RWL

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