Cohen & Steers Inc. Decreases Holdings in Accenture Plc

Great Lakes Advisors Llc bought 28,972 shares as the company's stock rose 32.44% with the market. About 620,088 shares traded. It has underperformed by 30.84% the S&P500.

Gw Henssler & Associates Ltd increased its stake in Accenture Plc Ireland (ACN) by 3.33% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Genovese Burford & Brothers Wealth & Retirement Plan Management LLC now owns 124,158 shares of the company's stock worth $124,000 after buying an additional 123,098 shares during the last quarter. The information technology services provider reported $1.79 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.67 by $0.12. The stock decreased 0.31% or $0.48 during the last trading session, reaching $153.09. Wellington Mngmt Grp Limited Liability Partnership owns 1.24 million shares. The stock of Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, June 15 by Cantor Fitzgerald. It has underperformed by 12.43% the S&P500. The firm's revenue was up 11.8% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts anticipate that Accenture Plc will post 6.64 EPS for the current fiscal year. Therefore 54% are positive. Five Below had 52 analyst reports since September 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Buy" rating by Pivotal Research given on Wednesday, November 8. Morgan Stanley raised their price target on Accenture from $132.00 to $140.00 and gave the company an "equal weight" rating in a research note on Friday, September 22nd. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, December 18 with "Outperform". Cantor Fitzgerald maintained Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) rating on Friday, December 22. Credit Suisse has "Sell" rating and $130.0 target. Robert W. Baird maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Thursday, September 21 report. The stock has "Equalweight" rating by Barclays Capital on Monday, March 28. Ferguson Wellman Capital Mgmt Inc invested 0.02% in Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC). RBC Capital Markets has "Buy" rating and $14500 target.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.03, from 1.08 in 2017Q2.

Madison Investment Holdings Inc. reduced its holdings in shares of Accenture Plc (NYSE:ACN) by 0.9% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). 97 funds opened positions while 315 raised stakes. The company had a trading volume of 1,444,600 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,117,208. Moreover, Gotham Asset Management Llc has 0.15% invested in Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE:BYD) for 379,702 shares. Grimes & has 0.94% invested in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) for 65,233 shares. BMO Capital Markets maintained Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) on Thursday, June 22 with "Hold" rating.

More notable recent Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) news were published by: which released: "Accenture (ACN): Earnings Preview - Deutsche Bank" on December 11, 2017, also with their article: "Accenture Reports Results That Reflect Accelerating Growth" published on December 21, 2017, published: "Accenture Deserves A Premium Valuation" on December 24, 2017. Blackrock reported 10.16M shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. The United Kingdom-based Gsa Prns Llp has invested 0.11% in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN). Centers Of America invested in 1,519 shares. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Accenture PLC from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Tuesday, December 13th. Shine Inv Advisory Inc has 0.12% invested in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) for 1,732 shares. Perigon Wealth Mgmt Ltd has invested 0.18% in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN). Premier Asset Lc stated it has 0.1% in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN). Metropolitan Life Ins New York holds 319,838 shares.

Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado, which manages about $13.87B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Oracle Corp (NYSE:ORCL) by 473,102 shares to 3.60 million shares, valued at $174.21M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Pepsico Inc (NYSE:PEP) by 96,897 shares in the quarter, for a total of 1.15 million shares, and has risen its stake in Ashland Global. BT Investment Management Ltd bought a new position in shares of Accenture during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $220,158,000. On Wednesday, November 9 the stock rating was upgraded by Mizuho to "Buy". Therefore 72% are positive. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Monday, December 4 by Robert W. Baird. Cowen & Co initiated the stock with "Outperform" rating in Friday, February 19 report. The company was upgraded on Monday, August 31 by William Blair. The stock of Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) earned "Market Perform" rating by BMO Capital Markets on Wednesday, August 9.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.15 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.24, from 1.21 in 2017Q2. The shares were sold at an average price of $138.94, for a total transaction of $305,668.00. State Street Corp reported 1.37M shares. Cap Int Investors stated it has 4.67 million shares. Northern Corp reported 0.34% stake. Cetera Advisor Networks Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.03% or 4,757 shares in its portfolio. Van Eck Assoc holds 0% of its portfolio in Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE:BYD) for 10,238 shares. In the last 90 days, insiders sold 73,066 shares of company stock worth $10,796,194. Following the sale, the insider now owns 5,533 shares of the company's stock, valued at $791,274.33. Sol Mgmt stated it has 3,876 shares or 0.17% of all its holdings. Tiaa Cref Investment Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0.01% invested in MGIC Investment Corporation (NYSE:MTG). They expect $0.24 EPS, down 36.84% or $0.14 from last year's $0.38 per share. Sit Inc invested 0.59% in Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX). California-based First Foundation Advsr has invested 0.07% in Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX).

Since September 1, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 6 sales for $2.00 million activity. On Friday, September 8 the insider CULVER JOHN sold $3.47 million.

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