Accenture plc (ACN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October 17, 2018

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Accenture plc ( ACN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 17, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $1.46 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 15, 2018. Shareholders who purchased ACN prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 9.77% increase over prior dividend payment.

The previous trading day's last sale of ACN was $157.92, representing a -10.09% decrease from the 52 week high of $175.64 and a 15.4% increase over the 52 week low of $136.84.

ACN is a part of the Miscellaneous sector, which includes companies such as Alibaba Group Holding Limited ( BABA ) and Visa Inc. ( V ). ACN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $6.34. Zacks Investment Research reports ACN's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 6.93%, compared to an industry average of 10.9%.

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:

  • iShares MSCI USA ESG Select ETF ( SUSA )
  • Invesco Dynamic Large Cap Growth ETF ( PWB )
  • iShares Trust ( IYJ )
  • iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor USA ETF ( LRGF )
  • iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor Global ETF ( ACWF ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PWB with an decrease of -0.04% over the last 100 days. SUSA has the highest percent weighting of ACN at 3.43%.

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