NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is tomorrow, April 11, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 68 cents per share. At a price of $63.25 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.1%. The average volume for Accenture has been four million shares per day over the past 30 days. Accenture has a market cap of $36.65 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 19.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Accenture plc operates as a management consulting, technology services, and outsourcing company. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.2, above the average computer software & services industry P/E ratio of 16 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
TheStreet Ratings rates Accenture as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full Accenture Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list.