Accenture Plc Class A Ordinary Shares (ireland) (NYSE:ACN) Shorted Shares Decreased By 20.88%

April 17, 2018 - By Benjamin Allen

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Big Money Sentiment decreased to 0.93 in Q4 2017. It has change of 0.07, from 2017Q3’s 1. The ratio dived due to Accenture plc positioning: 46 sold and 393 reduced. 108 funds bought holdings and 300 increased holdings. Investors holded 461.53 million in 2017Q3 but now own 456.89 million shares or 1.00% less.
1.61M are held by Dimensional Fund Advsrs L P. Hall Laurie J Trustee stated it has 1,360 shs or 0.12% of all its holdings. Charter Tru stated it has 0.03% of its capital in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN). Weitz Inv Mgmt invested in 114,467 shs or 0.73% of the stock. 449,363 were reported by Guggenheim Capital Ltd Liability Corp. Jnba reported 1,589 shs or 0.05% of all its holdings. Linscomb And Williams has 0.32% invested in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN). Epoch Investment Prtn has 0.04% invested in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) for 72,332 shs. Kentucky Retirement Sys Ins Trust Fund reported 16,412 shs. Banque Pictet & Cie Sa, Switzerland-based fund reported 37,488 shs. Old Point Trust N A has 3.64% invested in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) for 43,955 shs. Gyroscope Cap Mgmt Gru Limited Liability Com has invested 1.13% in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN). Advisors Preferred Limited Liability Corporation, a Maryland-based fund reported 2,525 shs. Moreover, Woodley Farra Manion Port has 4.18% invested in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN). Blair William Il holds 0.57% or 549,287 shs.

It was recorded a decrease on Accenture Plc Class A Ordinary Shares (ireland) (NYSE:ACN)’s shorted shares with 20.88%. In April was issued ACN’s total 5.12 million shorted shares by FINRA. The 6.48M previous shares are down with 20.88%. With Average volume 3.79 million, ACN’s previous position will take 1 days to recover. Accenture Plc Class A Ordinary Shares (ireland)’s shorted shares float is 0.83%.

On during the last trading session the stock increased $1.29 or 0.86%, reaching $151.42.Accenture plc has volume of 2.15M shares. Since April 17, 2017 ACN has risen 24.68% and is uptrending. The stock outperformed the S&P 500 by 13.13%.

Accenture plc provides consulting, technology, and outsourcing services worldwide.The firm is valued at $97.38 billion. The Company’s Communications, Media & Technology segment provides professional services that help clients accelerate and deliver digital transformation, and enhance business results through industry-specific solutions; and serves clients in communications, electronics, high technology, media, and entertainment industries.The P/E ratio is 26.61. The companyÂ’s Financial Services segment offers services that help clients enhance cost efficiency, grow their customer base, manage risk, and transform their operations; and serves clients in banking, capital markets, and insurance industries.

Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) Ratings Coverage

Total analysts of 16 have positions in Accenture (NYSE:ACN) as follows: 8 rated it a “Buy”, 0 with “Sell” and 8 with “Hold”. The positive are 50%. The firm has $181 highest while $15 is the lowest [Target]. The average target $166.31 is 9.83% above the last ($151.42) price. Since October 23, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc Accenture has 31 analyst reports. In Sunday, October 29 report KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $149.0 target. On Monday, November 20 KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the shares of ACN in report with “Overweight” rating. On Monday, October 23 Cowen & Co maintained Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) rating. Cowen & Co has “Buy” rating and $150.0 target. On Thursday, December 14 Cowen & Co maintained Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) rating. Cowen & Co has “Buy” rating and $165.0 target. On Wednesday, November 8 Pivotal Research initiated Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) rating. Pivotal Research has “Buy” rating and $165 target. On Monday, April 2 the rating was maintained by Wedbush with “Buy”. On Friday, December 22 Cantor Fitzgerald maintained Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) with “Overweight” rating. On Monday, March 19 the stock has “Overweight” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets. On Thursday, November 2 the rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”. On Thursday, December 21 the rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold”.

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