ACN Accenture Plc Class A

Price (delayed)

$215.72

Market cap

$143.3B

P/E Ratio

27.76

Dividend/share

$2.4

EPS

$7.77

Enterprise value

$140.37B

Business Summary

Sector: Technology
Industry: Information Technology Services
Accenture Plc engages in the provision of management consulting, technology, and outsourcing services. It operates through the following segments: Communications, Media, and Technology; Financial Services; Health and Public Service; Products; Resources; and Other. The Communications, Media, and Technology segment serves communications, media, high-tech, and software and platform companies through acceleration and delivery of digital transformation, development of comprehensive and industry-specific solutions, and enhance efficiency and business results. The company's services include helping clients capture new growth by shifting to data-driven and platform-based models, optimizing their cost structures, increasing product and business model innovation, and differentiating and scaling digital experiences for their customers. The Financial Services segment serves the banking, capital markets, and insurance industries by addressing growth, cost and profitability pressures, industry consolidation, regulatory changes and the need to continually adapt to new digital technologies. The Health and Public Service segment serves healthcare payers and providers, as well as government departments and agencies, public service organizations, educational institutions, and non-profit organizations through provision of insights and offerings, including consulting services and digital solutions. The Products segment serves the following: Consumer Goods, Retail, and Travel Services group; Industrial group; and Life Sciences. The company helps clients enhance their performance in distribution and sales and marketing; in research and development and manufacturing; and in business functions such as finance, human resources, procurement and supply chain while leveraging technology. The Resources segment serves the chemicals, energy, forest products, metals and mining, utilities, and related industries by working to develop and execute innovative strategies, improve operations, manage complex change initiatives and integrate digital technologies. The Other segment represents the pension settlement charge. The company was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.

Highlights

ACN's equity is up by 17% year-on-year and by 3.5% since the previous quarter
ACN's price to earnings (P/E) is 22% higher than its 5-year quarterly average of 22.8 and 9% higher than its last 4 quarters average of 25.5

Key stats

Shares outstanding
664.29M
Market cap
$143.3B
Enterprise value
$140.37B
EBIT
$6.5B
EBITDA
$8.03B
Price to earnings (P/E)
27.76
Price to book (P/B)
8.92
Price to sales (P/S)
3.08
EV/EBIT
21.59
EV/EBITDA
17.48
Net debt/EBITDA
-0.36
EV/Sales
3.15
EBITDA margin
18%
Gross margin
31.4%
Net margin
11.1%
Operating margin
14.7%
Return on assets
15.1%
Return on equity
32.4%
Return on invested capital
56.3%
Return on capital employed
28%
Return on sales
14.6%
Debt to equity
0.22
Free cash flow
$6.52B
Free cash flow per share
$10.25
Book value per share
$24.18
Revenue per share
$70.03
TBVPS
$43.58
Current ratio
1.37
Quick ratio
1.25
Working capital
$4.32B
Dividend yield
1.11%
DPS
$2.4
Payout ratio
30.9%

ACN stock price

Financial performance

Accenture plc's gross profit has increased by 7% YoY
The net income rose by 6% year-on-year
The operating income rose by 5% year-on-year
The revenue has grown by 4.4% YoY

Valuation

Price to earnings (P/E)
Current price to earnings (P/E):
27.76
ACN's price to earnings (P/E) is 22% higher than its 5-year quarterly average of 22.8 and 9% higher than its last 4 quarters average of 25.5
Accenture plc's EPS has increased by 6% YoY
Price to book (P/B)
Current price to book (P/B):
8.92
ACN's equity is up by 17% year-on-year and by 3.5% since the previous quarter
The P/B is 16% below the 5-year quarterly average of 10.6 but 4.9% above the last 4 quarters average of 8.5
Price to sales (P/S)
Current price to sales (P/S):
3.08
The price to sales (P/S) is 28% more than the 5-year quarterly average of 2.4 and 10% more than the last 4 quarters average of 2.8
The revenue has grown by 4.4% YoY

Efficiency

Accenture plc's return on invested capital has decreased by 44% YoY and by 14% QoQ
The ROA has contracted by 14% YoY and by 6% from the previous quarter
Accenture plc's ROE has decreased by 13% YoY and by 4.1% from the previous quarter
Accenture plc's ROS has increased by 2.1% YoY

Dividends

DPS
$2.4
Dividend yield
1.11%
Payout ratio
30.9%

Recent dividends

Financial health

Assets vs liabilities
Accenture plc's total assets is 89% more than its total liabilities
The company's total liabilities rose by 33% YoY and by 6% QoQ
Accenture plc's total assets has increased by 25% YoY and by 4.6% from the previous quarter
Debt vs equity
The debt is 78% smaller than the equity
ACN's equity is up by 17% year-on-year and by 3.5% since the previous quarter

All financial data is based on trailing twelve months (TTM) periods - updated quarterly, unless otherwise specified.