Accenture Plc (ACN) Holdings Boosted by Moors & Cabot Inc

Marco Green
March 13, 2018

Moors & Cabot Inc. boosted its position in Accenture Plc (NYSE:ACN) by 15.5% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. To determine the value, the average number of shares outstanding is usually calculated by averaging the number of shares at the beginning of the fiscal period and the number of shares at the end of the period.

Accenture plc is a professional services company serving clients in various industries and in geographic regions, including North America, Europe and Growth Markets. At the close of regular trading, its last week's stock price volatility was 2.06% which for the month reaches 1.56%. 461.53 million shares or 1.06% less from 466.45 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.

Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) soared 5.5% year-to-date. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. The institutional investor held 32,605 shares of the building materials company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.49M, down from 39,456 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Eog Res Inc Com now has $58.46B valuation. The stock decreased 1.61% or $0.0281 during the last trading session, reaching $1.7219. About 48,385 shares traded.

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, December 21st. It has outperformed by 114.30% the S&P500. Glacier Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:GBCI) has risen 28.74% since March 13, 2017 and is uptrending. (NYSE:EOG) shares with value of $601,283 were sold by Donaldson Michael P. (NYSE:EOG) on Wednesday, January 10. The stock was sold at an average price of $161.21, for a total transaction of $500,073.42. On Friday, November 17 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with "Equal-Weight". Therefore 57% are positive. Citigroup has "Neutral" rating and $37 target. The firm's stock has a market capitalization of $101.86 bln. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse on Wednesday, February 28 with "Neutral". The company was maintained on Monday, July 17 by Northland Capital. The firm has "Buy" rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Tuesday, September 5. Sidoti initiated the stock with "Buy" rating in Tuesday, May 24 report.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.68, from 1.42 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 50 investors sold FAST shares while 161 reduced holdings. 62 funds opened positions while 213 raised stakes. 479.04 million shares or 1.35% less from 485.58 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Natixis holds 0% in Glacier Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:EOG). Corecommodity Management Lc invested 0.25% in EOG Resources, Inc. Raub Brock Management Ltd Partnership reported 4.66% stake. Hirtle Callaghan & Ltd holds 0.03% of its portfolio in BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE:WTW) for 11,069 shares. Capital holds 4.67 million shares. Asset Advsrs Corporation accumulated 111,390 shares. Cincinnati Specialty Underwriters Ins holds 2.96% of its portfolio in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) for 25,000 shares. Legal And General Gru Pcl accumulated 303,534 shares. (NYSE:PE). 145,900 are owned by Bamco Inc. Oakworth Capital, Alabama-based fund reported 450 shares. Amer Rech & Mgmt accumulated 282 shares. Royal Comml Bank Of Canada invested in 43,378 shares or 0% of the stock.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.05, from 1.05 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 40 investors sold ACN shares while 370 reduced holdings. Bank of America lifted their price target on shares of Accenture from $150.00 to $171.00 in a research report on Friday, December 22nd. Daiwa Sb Investments Ltd has invested 0.18% in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN). The institutional investor held 2,924 shares of the business services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $396,000, down from 6,151 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The 43221 consensus earnings estimates for the company have stabilized at US$1.74 per share. Com Of Virginia Va holds 0.05% or 2,554 shares in its portfolio. Guardian Life Ins Of America owns 662 shares or 0% of their United States portfolio. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage reported 44,903 shares stake. Reik Co Limited Liability holds 0.15% in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) or 3,325 shares. Swiss Savings Bank reported 2.61M shares. Prelude Management Limited Liability Company stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in BorgWarner Inc. Ci Glob has 0.13% invested in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN). Ny State Teachers Retirement accumulated 333,280 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Ny State Common Retirement Fund holds 1.84M shares. (NYSE:BWA), 7 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 53% are positive. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $1.58 EPS. analysts forecast that Accenture Plc will post 6.65 EPS for the current year. Canaccord Genuity maintained it with "Hold" rating and $33 target in Tuesday, November 3 report. National Bank Of Hawaii invested 0.11% of its portfolio in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN). The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Buy" on Friday, September 15. The stock of Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST) earned "Outperform" rating by William Blair on Monday, December 5. The firm has "Market Perform" rating by Wells Fargo given on Monday, December 19. JP Morgan maintained the shares of ACN in report on Monday, March 28 with "Overweight" rating. Cibc World holds 0.12% of its portfolio in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) for 92,901 shares. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with "Hold" on Sunday, December 10.

Keybank National Association, which manages about $16.86 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Philip Morris Intl Inc (NYSE:PM) by 7,274 shares to 616,732 shares, valued at $68.46 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. Accern also assigned media stories about the information technology services provider an impact score of 45.9193895657871 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. Kaiser Aluminum Corp (NASDAQ:KALU) was reduced too.

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