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Accenture plc Stock Forecast, Predictions & Price Target

Analyst price target for ACN

Based on 11 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Accenture plc.
Min Forecast
$200.00-30.49%
Avg Forecast
$276.64-3.85%
Max Forecast
$325.00+12.96%

Should I buy or sell ACN stock?

Strong Buy
Strong Buy
8 analysts 72.73%
Buy
0 analysts 0%
Hold
3 analysts 27.27%
Sell
0 analysts 0%
Strong Sell
0 analysts 0%

ACN stock forecasts by analyst

Analyst / FirmRatingActionPrice TargetUpside/DownsideDate
Bryan Keane
Deutsche Bank
Strong BuyMaintains$310.00+7.75%2021-04-06
James Friedman
Susquehanna
Strong BuyMaintains$325.00+12.96%2021-03-19
James Faucette
Morgan Stanley
Strong BuyMaintains$305.00+6.01%2021-03-19
Jason Kupferberg
Bank of America
Strong BuyUpgrades$300.00+4.27%2021-03-18
Tej Sthankiya
Berenberg
Strong BuyMaintains$285.00-0.94%2021-02-02
Anonymous
Morgan Stanley
Strong BuyMaintains$264.00-8.24%2020-12-15
Matthew O'Neill
Goldman Sachs
Strong BuyInitiates Coverage On$278.00-3.37%2020-11-19
Ramsey El-Assal
Barclays
Strong BuyMaintains$245.00-14.84%2020-09-28
Keith Bachman
BMO Capital
HoldMaintains$302.00+4.97%2021-03-19
Arvind Ramnani
Piper Sandler
HoldMaintains$229.00-20.41%2020-09-22

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Forecast return on equity

Is ACN forecast to generate an efficient return?
Company
36.79%
Industry
30.32%
Market
17,184.71%
ACN's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years (36.79%); analysts are confident in the firm's ability to efficiently generate return on equity
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Forecast return on assets

Is ACN forecast to generate an efficient return on assets?
Company
16.85%
Industry
12.1%
Market
6,178.71%
ACN is forecast to generate higher Return on Assets (16.85%) than the US Information Technology Services industry average (12.1%)
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ACN earnings per share forecast

What is ACN's earnings per share in the next 3 years based on estimates from 12 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$8.48-1.42%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$9.37+8.94%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$10.18+18.37%
ACN's earnings are forecast to grow at a rate of 4.26% per year, which is not exceptional
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ACN revenue forecast

What is ACN's revenue in the next 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$49.1B+7.56%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$52.9B+15.8%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$56.4B+23.56%
ACN's revenue is forecast to grow at a rate of 7.55% per year, which is not exceptional
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ACN earnings growth forecast

How is ACN forecast to perform vs Information Technology Services companies and vs the US market?
Company
4.26%
Industry
70.88%
Market
32.34%
ACN's earnings are forecast to grow slower (4.26% per year) than the US Information Technology Services industry average (70.88%)
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ACN's earnings are forecast to grow slower (4.26% per year) than the US market average (32.34%)
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ACN's earnings are forecast to grow faster (4.26% per year) than the risk-free savings rate (1.7%)
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ACN revenue growth forecast

How is ACN forecast to perform vs Information Technology Services companies and vs the US market?
Company
7.55%
Industry
8.95%
Market
16.2%
ACN's revenues are forecast to grow slower (7.55% per year) than the US Information Technology Services industry average (8.95%)
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ACN's revenues are forecast to grow slower (7.55% per year) than the US market average (16.2%)
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Accenture Stock Forecast FAQ

Is Accenture Stock a good buy in 2021, according to Wall Street analysts?

The consensus among 11 Wall Street analysts covering (NYSE: ACN) stock is to Strong Buy ACN stock.

Out of 11 analysts, 8 (72.73%) are recommending ACN as a Strong Buy, 0 (0%) are recommending ACN as a Buy, 3 (27.27%) are recommending ACN as a Hold, 0 (0%) are recommending ACN as a Sell, and 0 (0%) are recommending ACN as a Strong Sell.

What is ACN's earnings growth forecast for 2021-2023?

(NYSE: ACN) Accenture's forecast annual earnings growth rate of 4.26% is not forecast to beat the US Information Technology Services industry's average forecast earnings growth rate of 70.88%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast earnings growth rate of 32.34%.

Accenture's earnings in 2021 is $5,457,266,000.On average, 12 Wall Street analysts forecast ACN's earnings for 2021 to be $5,609,239,681, with the lowest ACN earnings forecast at $5,564,577,496, and the highest ACN earnings forecast at $5,663,826,797. On average, 12 Wall Street analysts forecast ACN's earnings for 2022 to be $6,199,243,695, with the lowest ACN earnings forecast at $6,034,357,522, and the highest ACN earnings forecast at $6,563,687,129.

In 2023, ACN is forecast to generate $6,735,719,252 in earnings, with the lowest earnings forecast at $6,596,770,230 and the highest earnings forecast at $6,848,201,793.

What is ACN's revenue growth forecast for 2021-2023?

(NYSE: ACN) Accenture's forecast annual revenue growth rate of 7.55% is not forecast to beat the US Information Technology Services industry's average forecast revenue growth rate of 8.95%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast revenue growth rate of 16.2%.

Accenture's revenue in 2021 is $45,676,886,000.On average, 9 Wall Street analysts forecast ACN's revenue for 2021 to be $32,506,043,177,105, with the lowest ACN revenue forecast at $32,150,024,684,908, and the highest ACN revenue forecast at $32,703,438,789,236. On average, 9 Wall Street analysts forecast ACN's revenue for 2022 to be $34,996,818,862,011, with the lowest ACN revenue forecast at $34,625,500,759,180, and the highest ACN revenue forecast at $35,460,782,879,342.

In 2023, ACN is forecast to generate $37,344,353,985,236 in revenue, with the lowest revenue forecast at $36,985,781,477,685 and the highest revenue forecast at $37,943,007,906,105.

What is ACN's forecast return on assets (ROA) for 2021-2023?

(NYSE: ACN) forecast ROA is 16.85%, which is higher than the forecast US Information Technology Services industry average of 12.1%.

What is ACN's Price Target?

According to 11 Wall Street analysts that have issued a 1 year ACN price target, the average ACN price target is $276.64, with the highest ACN stock price forecast at $325.00 and the lowest ACN stock price forecast at $200.00.

On average, Wall Street analysts predict that Accenture's share price could stay at $276.64 by Apr 6, 2022. The average Accenture stock price prediction forecasts a potential downside of N/A from the current ACN share price of $287.71.

What is ACN's Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast for 2021-2023?

(NYSE: ACN) Accenture's current Earnings Per Share (EPS) is $8.60. On average, analysts forecast that ACN's EPS will be $8.48 for 2021, with the lowest EPS forecast at $8.41, and the highest EPS forecast at $8.56. On average, analysts forecast that ACN's EPS will be $9.37 for 2022, with the lowest EPS forecast at $9.12, and the highest EPS forecast at $9.92. In 2023, ACN's EPS is forecast to hit $10.18 (min: $9.97, max: $10.35).

What is ACN's forecast return on equity (ROE) for 2021-2023?

(NYSE: ACN) forecast ROE is 36.79%, which is considered strong.
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