Published: Sun, January 14, 2018
IT | By Lester Massey

Pierre Nanterme Sells 34232 Shares of Accenture Plc (NYSE:ACN) Stock

Outfitter Advisors Ltd, Virginia-based fund reported 210,197 shares. Corsair Capital Management Lp who had been investing in Om Asset Mgmt Plc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $2.01B market cap company. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 2,520,680 shares of the information technology services provider's stock worth $311,760,000 after acquiring an additional 2,424,888 shares during the last quarter. About 11.99M shares traded or 28.37% up from the average. eBay Inc. Genesis Energy, L.P. (NYSE:GEL) has declined 14.17% since January 12, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 6.19% the S&P500.

Park National Corp decreased its stake in Accenture Plc Ireland Shares C (ACN) by 7.68% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board now owns 473,257 shares of the information technology services provider's stock valued at $58,532,000 after buying an additional 75,100 shares during the period. The information technology services provider reported $1.79 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.67 by $0.12. Park Avenue Securities Llc who had been investing in Accenture Plc Ireland Class Shs Isin Ie00b4bnmy34 for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $98.74B market cap company. About 417,070 shares traded. Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) has risen 4.27% since January 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 12.43% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.73 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.08, from 0.84 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 73 investors sold AMZN shares while 549 reduced holdings. 72 funds opened positions while 186 raised stakes. Papp L Roy And Assocs reported 5.05% of its portfolio in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN). Morgan Stanley owns 647,668 shares or 0% of their United States portfolio.

The stock of Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) hit a new 52-week high and has $164.91 target or 3.00 % above today's $160.11 share price. Moreover, Welch Forbes Ltd Liability Company has 0.01% invested in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) for 3,298 shares. 1,618 are held by Nichols And Pratt Advisers Llp Ma. First Manhattan Com accumulated 871,351 shares or 0.67% of the stock. Euclidean Technologies Mngmt Ltd Liability stated it has 13,907 shares or 2.3% of all its holdings. The company had a trading volume of 1,624,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,278,057. Raab Moskowitz Asset Mgmt Ltd invested in 0.43% or 6,290 shares. 454,749 are held by Stifel Financial. Eastern Natl Bank owns 0.02% invested in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) for 1,754 shares.

Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 12 sales for $93.68 million activity. It also reduced its holding in Cme Group Inc (NASDAQ:CME) by 7,693 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 187,608 shares, and cut its stake in Umb Financial Corp (NASDAQ:UMBF). Therefore 50% are positive. Apple Inc. had 344 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by SunTrust with "Hold" on Friday, September 29. Robert W. Baird maintained it with "Hold" rating and $150.0 target in Thursday, September 28 report. Societe Generale upgraded the shares of ACN in report on Monday, September 26 to "Buy" rating. (NASDAQ:EBAY) has "Sector Perform" rating given on Thursday, January 26 by RBC Capital Markets. Cowen & Co initiated the shares of LEA in report on Monday, September 25 with "Buy" rating. Finally, Barclays upped their price objective on Accenture from $124.00 to $135.00 and gave the stock an "equal weight" rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 27th. The firm has "Buy" rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Wednesday, July 5. On Thursday, March 30 the stock rating was maintained by Wedbush with "Outperform". Tanaka Capital Management Inc. now owns 1,120 shares of the company's stock valued at $127,000 after buying an additional 850 shares in the last quarter. On Friday, June 23 the stock rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs with "Sell". Over the last quarter, insiders have sold 82,116 shares of company stock valued at $12,211,924. It also increased its holding in Ishares (IEMG) by 86,672 shares in the quarter, for a total of 576,800 shares, and has risen its stake in Nielsen Hldgs Pl.

Citigroup reaffirmed their hold rating on shares of Accenture (NYSE:ACN) in a research note released on Friday, December 22nd. Its down 0.16, from 0.89 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 40 investors sold ACN shares while 370 reduced holdings. Capital International Investors raised its position in Accenture by 89.1% in the 3rd quarter. 461.53 million shares or 1.06% less from 466.45 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Camarda Finance Advsr Limited Liability accumulated 15,928 shares. Hm Payson & stated it has 230,071 shares. Jassy Andrew R sold 1,985 shares worth $1.96M. Palladium Prtnrs Llc reported 2,902 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Stevens Cap Mgmt Limited Partnership has 112,749 shares. Mcrae Capital Management Inc sold 2,640 shares as Accenture Plc Ireland (ACN)'s stock declined 0.21%. Engineers Gate Manager Ltd Partnership owns 14,418 shares. The institutional investor owned 45,564 shares of the information technology services provider's stock after purchasing an additional 4,423 shares during the period. Osborne Prtnrs Mngmt Ltd Liability Corporation, a California-based fund reported 60,819 shares. Punch And Associate Mgmt holds 36,565 shares or 0.44% of its portfolio. 1,481 were accumulated by At Bankshares. During the same period last year, the business posted $1.58 earnings per share. analysts predict that Accenture will post 6.64 EPS for the current fiscal year. Comerica Comml Bank holds 0.02% or 183,538 shares in its portfolio. Cipher Cap Limited Partnership owns 66,608 shares or 0.68% of their USA portfolio. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have given a hold rating and twelve have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Therefore 54% are positive. ACN was included in 87 notes of analysts from August 12, 2015. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Friday, May 20 report. On Wednesday, July 12 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Buy". On Friday, December 22 the stock rating was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald with "Overweight".

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, December 21st. The company was initiated on Tuesday, July 12 by Pacific Crest. Finally, Hallmark Capital Management Inc. boosted its stake in Accenture by 1.6% during the second quarter. The company was maintained on Friday, December 22 by Pivotal Research.

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