Accenture Stock Hits New 52-Week High (ACN)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Accenture (NYSE: ACN) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $72.92, above its previous 52-week high of $72.87 with 848,158 shares traded as of 10:50 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 2.9 million shares over the past 30 days.

Accenture has a market cap of $46.61 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 8.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Accenture plc operates as a management consulting, technology services, and outsourcing company worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.4, 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, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Accenture Ratings Report.

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