Accenture plc. (
) 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. (
) and eBay Inc. (
). 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%.
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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 (
- PowerShares Dynamic Technology (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Industrials Index Fund (
- FlexShares Quality Dividend Defensive Index Fund (
- FlexShares Quality Dividend Index Fund (
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%.