3. As of noon trading, Accenture PLC Class A ( ACN) is down $1.15 (-1.4%) to $79.57 on light volume. Thus far, 1.1 million shares of Accenture PLC Class A exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $78.82-$80.01 after having opened the day at $80.00 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $80.72.

Accenture plc provides management consulting, technology, and business process outsourcing (BPO) services worldwide. The company operates through Communications, Media & Technology; Financial Services; Health & Public Service; Products; and Resources segments. Accenture PLC Class A has a market cap of $51.2 billion and is part of the technology sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.0, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 2.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Accenture PLC Class A a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Accenture PLC Class A 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 increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Accenture PLC Class A Ratings Report now.

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