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Accenture plc. (ACN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October 09, 2013
By: NASDAQ.com News
Accenture plc. ( ACN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 09, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.93 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 15, 2013. 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 prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of ACN was $72.35, representing a -14.1% decrease from the 52 week high of $84.23 and a 12.52% increase over the 52 week low of $64.30.
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 $4.93. Zacks Investment Research reports ACN's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 6.35%, compared to an industry average of 17.1%.
Interested in gaining exposure to ACN through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ACN as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Industrials Index Fund ( IYJ ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is IYJ with an increase of 5.18% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ACN at 2.07%.