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FY2018 EPS Estimates for Accenture Plc (NYSE:ACN) Lifted by Cantor Fitzgerald

FY2018 EPS Estimates for Accenture Plc (NYSE:ACN) Lifted by Cantor Fitzgerald

The institutional investor owned 458,441 shares of the company's stock after buying an additional 159,683 shares during the period. The North Star Investment Management Corp holds 2,394 shares with $323,000 value, up from 94 last quarter. Accenture Plc Ie Ireland now has $98.12 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.03% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $158.95. Dubuque Bank & Trust Co. now owns 1,245 shares of the company's stock worth $152,000 after buying an additional 45 shares in the last quarter.

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, December 21st. It has underperformed by 12.43% the S&P500. Also, insider Daniel T. London sold 4,437 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, January 6th. After $0.74 actual earnings per share reported by Sysco Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -12.16% negative EPS growth. With 1.35 million avg volume, 15 days are for CARS.COM INC. The SI to Sierra Wireless Incorporated's float is 2.41%. About 635,014 shares traded. (NYSE:HTA) has risen 7.80% since January 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 40.72% the S&P500.

Americafirst Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in Aetna Inc. The company has market cap of $189.80 million. The firm has a market capitalization of $102,640.00, a P/E ratio of 28.41, a P/E/G ratio of 2.38 and a beta of 1.08. The OEM Solutions segment offers embedded cellular modules, short range wireless modules, software, and tools to integrate wireless connectivity into various products and solutions for OEM customers, including the embedded wireless modules product portfolio; and Legato, an open source, Linux application framework. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have given a hold rating and twelve have given a buy rating to the company's stock. Therefore 53% are positive. Accenture has a 52-week low of $112.31 and a 52-week high of $160.63. Sysco Corporation had 48 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Citigroup maintained the shares of ACN in report on Wednesday, September 28 with "Neutral" rating. IBC downgraded Sierra Wireless, Inc. Cantor Fitzgerald now has a "Overweight" rating and a $180.00 price target on the stock. The company was maintained on Tuesday, August 25 by Mizuho. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Monday, January 23 by Raymond James. The stock of Sierra Wireless, Inc. American National Bank's holdings in Accenture were worth $6,976,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. The firm earned "Equalweight" rating on Monday, March 28 by Barclays Capital. (NASDAQ:AMZN) earned "Buy" rating by Piper Jaffray on Wednesday, October 11. Jassy Andrew R sold 1,985 shares worth $1.96M. On Tuesday, December 26 the stock rating was maintained by Susquehanna with "Hold".

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Claus Moller decreased its stake in Netscout Sys Inc ( NTCT ) by 25.05% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Panagora Asset Mgmt Inc accumulated 25,513 shares or 0% of the stock. (NASDAQ:NTCT) to report earnings on January, 30.

Among 26 analysts covering Accenture Plc (NYSE:ACN), 14 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 54% are positive. Volume is the basic fuel of the market since stocks move up or down in price only when shares are trading hands. ACN was included in 87 notes of analysts from August 12, 2015. Cantor Fitzgerald has "Buy" rating and $139 target. The stock of Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) earned "Hold" rating by Jefferies on Thursday, November 2. Pivotal Research set a $180.00 price objective on Accenture and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research report on Thursday, December 28th. The company now has an average rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $156.17. Waters Parkerson & Co Lc invested 2.88% in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN). On Wednesday, July 12 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Buy". KeyCorp reiterated a "buy" rating and issued a $135.00 target price on shares of Accenture in a research report on Friday, September 22nd.

Gargoyle Invest Advisor Ltd Liability holds 1% of its portfolio in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) for 20,075 shares. Its down 0.10, from 1.36 in 2017Q2. The ratio dropped, as 412 hedge funds increased and started new positions, while 410 cut down and sold their stakes in Accenture LTD. Sold All: 40 Reduced: 370 Increased: 315 New Position: 97. The active investment managers in our partner's database now hold: 461.53 million shares, down from 466.45 million shares in 2017Q2. Price T Rowe Associates Md holds 3.08 million shares or 0.07% of its portfolio. The stock of Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) has "Buy" rating given on Monday, March 21 by Stifel Nicolaus. Bragg Financial Advisors Inc bought 5,065 shares as the company's stock declined 0.21% while stock markets rallied.

Compass Capital Management Inc, which manages about $629.48M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Disney Walt Co (NYSE:DIS) by 11,615 shares to 231,908 shares, valued at $22.86M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. Stock Yards Fincl Bank & Tru Commerce holds 1.57% of its portfolio in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) for 99,149 shares. Gemmer Asset Management Lc reported 324 shares stake. Hourglass Capital Ltd Liability invested 0.08% in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN). Etrade Mngmt Ltd Liability reported 43,210 shares or 0.21% of all its holdings. Tcw reported 190,803 shares or 0.2% of all its holdings. Hanseatic Services stated it has 0.05% of its portfolio in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN). Jacobi Capital Management LLC now owns 727 shares of the information technology services provider's stock worth $100,000 after purchasing an additional 372 shares in the last quarter. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D accumulated 193,600 shares.


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