The ex-dividend date for Accenture (NYSE:ACN) is tomorrow, October 10, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 81 cents per share. At a price of $70.73 as of 9:30 a.m., the dividend yield is 2.3%.
Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model. NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is tomorrow, October 10, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 81 cents per share. At a price of $70.73 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.3%. The average volume for Accenture has been 2.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Accenture has a market cap of $44.91 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 32.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Accenture plc operates as a management consulting, technology services, and outsourcing company worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.4, equal to the average computer software & services industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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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. FREE from Real Money's Jim Cramer: Winners and Losers Election 2012 - Steps to take NOW so you can profit no matter who is in charge! Free download now.