Accenture plc. (ACN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 10, 2013

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Accenture plc. ( ACN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 10, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.81 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ACN stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 20% increase over the same period a year ago.

The previous trading day's last sale of ACN was $76.55, representing a -2.43% decrease from the 52 week high of $78.46 and a 39.33% increase over the 52 week low of $54.94.

ACN is a part of the Miscellaneous sector, which includes companies such as Visa Inc. ( V ) and eBay Inc. ( EBAY ). ACN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.62. Zacks Investment Research reports ACN's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 11.35%, compared to an industry average of 9.6%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ACN Dividend History page.

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

  • streetTRACKS Morgan Stanley Technology Index Fund ( MTK )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Technology ( PTF )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Industrials Index Fund ( IYJ )
  • FlexShares Quality Dividend Defensive Index Fund ( QDEF )
  • FlexShares Quality Dividend Index Fund ( QDF ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IYJ with an increase of 14.9% over the last 100 days. MTK has the highest percent weighting of ACN at 3.06%.



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