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tickrz rank
C
Accenture PLC (ACN)
Technology | Computer Software & Services
137.22  0.12%
FACTOR RANKINGSFACTOR SCREENER 
tickrz RankC / 265Warren Buffett RankB / 197
Pure Value RankC / 341Dividend RankB / 101
Moat RankA / 68Financial Strength RankA / 19
Growth RankA / 83Momentum RankB / 217
ACN vs COMPUTER SOFTWARE & SERVICES SECTOR & S&P 500
VALUATION
ACNSECTORS&P 500
P/E RATIO24.8945.419.28
EV/EBITDA RATIO15.6222.111.77
P/S RATIO2.475.32.03
P/B RATIO10.9210.73.09
QUALITY
RETURN ON EQUITY45.62%17.15%13.82%
RETURN ON CAPITAL76.06%19.87%10.04%
NET MARGIN11.82%13.64%9.76%
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
DIVIDEND YIELD
1.79%
PAYOUT RATIO41.44%
3 YR DIVIDEND GROWTH10.74%
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
PIOTROSKI F SCORE
7 OUT OF 9
DEBT-TO-EQUITY0%
INTEREST COVERAGE294.47x
CURRENT RATIO1.22
GROWTH
5 YR EPS GROWTH13.66%
5 YR SPS GROWTH4.93%
5 YR BPS GROWTH15.02%
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Accenture PLC 's strong growth translates to a Growth Rank in the top 25% of all stocks
tickrz rank C / 265
Accenture PLC receives a C ranking in our proprietary ranking system that combines valuation, moat, operational performance, and financial strength. View the Top 50 tickrz ranked stocks here.
value
pure value ranking C / 341Warren Buffett ranking B / 197
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. Accenture PLC's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 24.9x, a P/B ratio of 10.9x, a P/S ratio of 2.5x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 15.6x. Accenture PLC ranks 341 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively weak score.Accenture PLC ranks 197 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a average score, meaning it ranks in the middle of the pack on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, Accenture PLC is probably not for you. However, the company's moat is strong so it could be worth investigating in the future should its valuation improve.

quality
moat A / 68financial strength A / 19
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is strong. Accenture PLC appears to have a durable competitive advantage within the Technology sector. Accenture PLC has a Piotroski F Score of 7 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency. Interest coverage of 294.47x, a debt/equity ratio of 0% and a Moat Rank of 68 translate to a strong Financial Strength score.


momentum B / 217
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors. The company has seen its stock appreciate by 16.85% over the last 12 months. This performance is average compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 217. Based on its 12 month stock performance, Accenture PLC will not appeal to momentum investors.

yield B / 101
value + yield
Shares currently yield 1.79%. Our dividend ranking approach looks at a company's dividend growth rate, payout ratio, business moat, and valuation. Based on our methodology, Accenture PLC ranks 101 among the S&P 500 constituents. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will probably want to look elsewhere.

growth A / 83
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value places it among the top third of S&P 500 companies. Its 13.7% 5 year annualized EPS growth, 4.9% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of 15% speak to its impressive growth ranking.

Accenture PLC (ACN)
Technology | Computer Software & Services
137.22  0.12%


tickrz rank
C
VALUATION RATIOS
P/E Ratio24.89x
P/B Ratio10.92x
P/S Ratio2.47x
EV/EBITDA Ratio15.62x
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
DIVIDEND YIELD
1.79%
PAYOUT RATIO41.44%
3 YR DIVIDEND GROWTH10.74%
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
PIOTROSKI F SCORE
7 OUT OF 9
DEBT-TO-EQUITY0%
INTEREST COVERAGE294.47x
CURRENT RATIO1.22
MOAT
ROE45.62%
ROIC76.06%
Net Margin11.82%
GROWTH
5 YR EPS GROWTH13.66%
5 YR SPS GROWTH4.93%
5 YR BPS GROWTH15.02%

TICKRZ RANK
Accenture PLC receives a C ranking in our proprietary ranking system that combines valuation, moat, operational performance, and financial strength. View the Top 50 tickrz ranked stocks here.

PURE VALUE
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. Accenture PLC's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 24.9x, a P/B ratio of 10.9x, a P/S ratio of 2.5x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 15.6x. Accenture PLC ranks 341 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively weak score.

WARREN BUFFETT RANKING
Accenture PLC ranks 197 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a average score, meaning it ranks in the middle of the pack on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, Accenture PLC is probably not for you. However, the company's moat is strong so it could be worth investigating in the future should its valuation improve.

MOAT
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is strong. Accenture PLC appears to have a durable competitive advantage within the Technology sector.

FINANCIAL STRENGTH
Accenture PLC has a Piotroski F Score of 7 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency. Interest coverage of 294.47x, a debt/equity ratio of 0% and a Moat Rank of 68 translate to a strong Financial Strength score.

MOMENTUM
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors. The company has seen its stock appreciate by 16.85% over the last 12 months. This performance is average compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 217. Based on its 12 month stock performance, Accenture PLC will not appeal to momentum investors.

VALUE + YIELD
Shares currently yield 1.79%. Our dividend ranking approach looks at a company's dividend growth rate, payout ratio, business moat, and valuation. Based on our methodology, Accenture PLC ranks 101 among the S&P 500 constituents. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will probably want to look elsewhere.

GROWTH
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value places it among the top third of S&P 500 companies. Its 13.7% 5 year annualized EPS growth, 4.9% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of 15% speak to its impressive growth ranking.