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Last $93.65 USD
Change Today -0.79 / -0.84%
Volume 1.8M
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accenture plc-cl a (ACN) Snapshot

Open
$94.44
Previous Close
$94.44
Day High
$94.74
Day Low
$93.44
52 Week High
04/7/15 - $96.78
52 Week Low
10/15/14 - $73.98
Market Cap
62.1B
Average Volume 10 Days
2.0M
EPS TTM
$4.71
Shares Outstanding
626.3M
EX-Date
04/8/15
P/E TM
19.9x
Dividend
$2.04
Dividend Yield
2.18%
Current Stock Chart for ACCENTURE PLC-CL A (ACN)

accenture plc-cl a (ACN) Details

Accenture plc provides management consulting, technology, and business process outsourcing services worldwide. The company’s Communications, Media & Technology segment offers enterprise and industry-customized services in network engineering and integration, field force enablement, and IP network migration; provides online customer and enterprise relationship management services; and helps customers in developing video-over-IP platforms, and transforming legacy broadcast platforms to digital. This segment also offers services in the areas of strategy, enterprise resource management, customer relationship management, integrated mobility, embedded software, product lifecycle management, sales transformation, digital marketing, supply chain management, and merger/acquisition integration. In addition, this segment provides digital services to manage, access, distribute, sell, and protect content. Its Financial Services segment offers services to help clients enhance cost efficiency, grow their customer base, manage risks, and transform their operations. This segment serves the banking, capital markets, and insurance industries. The company’s Health & Public Service segment provides clinical, and health management and administration services; and health information technology systems to healthcare providers, as well as offers various services to governments. Its Products segment provides solutions in the areas of air, freight and travel; automotive; consumer goods and service; industrial equipment; infrastructure and transportation; life sciences; and retail industries. Its Resources segment enables chemical companies to develop and implement new business strategies, manage complex change initiatives, and integrate processes and technologies; and energy clients to optimize production, manage hydrocarbon and non-hydrocarbon supply chains, and streamline marketing operations. It also serves natural resources and utilities sectors. The company is based in Dublin, Ireland.

323,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/26/15

accenture plc-cl a (ACN) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $1.2M
Chief Financial Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
Group Chief Executive of North America
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
Group Chief Executive of Financial Services
Total Annual Compensation: $1.0M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

accenture plc-cl a (ACN) Key Developments

Accenture Releases New Version of its Air Cargo Suite Software

Accenture released a new version of its Air Cargo Suite software with advanced capabilities that can help air cargo carriers become more flexible, competitive and efficient through streamlined operations and data integration. The entire suite is now also available for delivery as a service, enabling carriers of all sizes to take advantage of a robust cargo management solution while retaining the agility and cost benefits of SaaS. Delivering Accenture Air Cargo software as a service, including Reservations, Routing, Price and Operations software, provides a cost-effective, simplified way to improve workflows and help reduce revenue leakage with a scalable, low-risk solution. The new delivery model is especially helpful for small and midsize air cargo carriers who are often faced with fewer in-house resources to focus on technology. New and enhanced functionality within the Accenture Air Cargo Suite includes streamlined planning and management of the cargo process, from initial quote to delivery. This includes: New flight planning capabilities for easier planning of flights by allowing users to offload, re-assign and handle priority shipment in the best possible manner to enhance flight utilization and revenue. Air waybill control features to control invoice accuracy. The AWB control capability automates the billing process and monitors reconciliation of shipment details at multiple stages. A built-in workflow process offers the flexibility to configure a reconciliation mechanism and verify that the correct rates and charges are applied to each shipment. Product definition that empowers customer service officers to more easily upsell additional products or services. This capability provides visibility of all relevant value-added services for easy reference.

Accenture Announces Executive Appointments Effective June 1, 2015

Accenture announced the appointment of Julie Spellman Sweet as group chief executive 'North America, succeeding Stephen J. Rohleder, who will retire from Accenture on August 31, 2015. The company named Chad Jerdee as General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer and Joel Unruch as Corporate Secretary. These changes are effective June 1, 2015. Ms. Sweet, 47, is Accenture's General Counsel, Secretary & Chief Compliance Officer, with responsibility for leading the company's Legal organization; serving as principal counsel to senior leadership and the board of directors; and managing the company's legal and regulatory compliance programs. Prior to joining Accenture in 2010, Ms. Sweet was a partner for 10 years in the Corporate department of the law firm of Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP. In her new role, Ms. Sweet will lead Accenture's business in North America. She will continue to be a member of Accenture's Global Management Committee. Mr. Jerdee, 47, is Deputy General Counsel Sales & Delivery, with responsibility for leading global legal support for Accenture's client-facing business, including its sales, solution development and client delivery teams. During his 18 years with Accenture, Mr. Jerdee has held a variety of leadership positions in the company's Legal organization, working on large, complex transactions and developing contract and compliance standards. In his new role as General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer, Mr. Jerdee will join the company's Global Management Committee. Mr. Unruch, 37, who is currently Associate General Counsel M&A, Governance and Corporate Matters, will take on the additional role of Corporate Secretary, serving as an advisor to the board on corporate governance and leading securities compliance. Before joining Accenture in May 2011, Mr. Unruch was corporate counsel at Amazon.com and an associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP. Mr. Unruch will report to Mr. Jerdee.

Progressive Selects Accenture Duck Creek Software

Accenture announced that The Progressive Group of Insurance Companies (Progressive) has selected Accenture Duck Creek's policy and rating software to support its property and casualty commercial lines business and serve as a foundational platform for growth. Progressive is turning to Accenture Duck Creek software's unique product configuration toolset and comprehensive functionality to facilitate rapid product deployment and improve customer service and operational excellence by providing a common platform for policy, underwriting and rating.

 

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