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

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%.

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


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

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