Haverford Trust Co Modifies Its Investment in Accenture Plc

Lloyd Doyle
November 13, 2017

Haverford Trust Co reports that it bought 3,690 shares in quarter ending 09/30/2017 increasing its holdings in Accenture Plc by 0.4%. The Praesidium Investment Management Company Llc holds 810,939 shares with $100.30 million value, down from 813,533 last quarter. Accenture Plc Ireland now has $92.28B valuation. The company's stock had a trading volume of 922,497 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,650,634.

Accenture PLC (NYSE:ACN) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, September 28th. It has underperformed by 12.43% the S&P500. 7,447 were reported by Caprock Group Inc Incorporated.

The stock of NOW Inc (NYSE:DNOW) is a huge mover today! The Montag A & Associates Inc holds 124,865 shares with $9.45M value, up from 71,811 last quarter. It is 0.00% or $0 reaching $160.18 per share. NOW Inc (NYSE:DNOW) has risen 9.86% since November 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 85.16% the S&P500. It also upped Netflix Inc. Prudential owns 2.00M shares. Bank Of America Corp. Allergan Plc was raised too. Investors of record on Thursday, October 19th will be issued a $1.33 dividend. Its up 0.12, from 0.93 in 2017Q1. The shares were sold at an average price of C$143.01, for a total transaction of C$451,196.55. 466.45 million shares or 0.50% more from 464.13 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Accenture PLC's dividend payout ratio is presently 48.90%. Kbc Group Nv stated it has 0.11% in Accenture Plc (NYSE:ACN). Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its stake in Accenture PLC by 6.2% during the first quarter. Prudential Finance has invested 0.37% in Accenture Plc (NYSE:ACN). Manchester Capital Management LLC now owns 920 shares of the company's stock worth $114,000 after acquiring an additional 60 shares during the last quarter. Agf Invests stated it has 162,108 shares or 0.23% of all its holdings.

Accenture PLC (NYSE:ACN) insider Gianfranco Casati sold 20,380 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, October 31st. Compass Capital Mgmt holds 194,817 shares. The fund owned 116,119 shares of the company's stock after acquiring an additional 8,510 shares during the quarter. (NYSE:AYI). Legal & General Grp Public Ltd Co reported 0.03% in Acuity Brands, Inc. The Netherlands-based Pggm has invested 0.16% in Accenture Plc (NYSE:ACN). Arcadia Management Mi holds 2.61% of its portfolio in Accenture Plc (NYSE:ACN) for 66,422 shares. Zacks Investment Research raised Accenture PLC from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $145.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, September 6th. Therefore 54% are positive. Accenture PLC has a 12 month low of C$112.31 and a 12 month high of C$145.00. Finally, Morgan Stanley lifted their price target on Accenture PLC from $132.00 to $140.00 and gave the stock an "equal weight" rating in a research note on Friday, September 22nd. The firm issued a buy rating and a $165.00 price objective on the stock. BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a "market perform" rating and set a $125.00 price objective (up from $118.00) on shares of Accenture PLC in a report on Sunday, October 2nd. The firm has " rating given on Monday, March 27 by Deutsche Bank. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Monday, March 28 with "Equalweight". One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating, fifteen have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with "Buy" on Thursday, September 28. 239.92 million shares or 2.74% less from 246.68 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.

Among 35 analysts covering Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT), 17 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 17 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, April 5 by Canaccord Genuity. The rating was upgraded by Robert W. Baird on Tuesday, October 3 to "Outperform". The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity on Wednesday, August 16 with "Buy". Cowen & Co maintained LogMeIn Inc (NASDAQ:LOGM) rating on Thursday, August 31. As per Friday, December 4, the company rating was initiated by Goldman Sachs. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Underperform" rating in Friday, August 18 report. The company has market cap of $6.74 billion. The rating was initiated by Berenberg on Thursday, October 13 with "Buy". Shares for $236,034 were sold by Donahue Michael J. Its up 5.65% from 5.30 million shares previously. Herdiech Edward K. sold 1,500 shares worth $164,990.

Montag A & Associates Inc increased Wal (WMT) stake by 73.88% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 122,248 shares in the company, valued at approximately $14,249,226.88.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.67 in 2017 Q2. (USA) shares while 75 reduced holdings. 66 funds opened positions while 113 raised stakes. Sumitomo Life Communications holds 30,476 shares or 0.49% of its portfolio. 425 are owned by Ftb Advisors. The North Carolina-based Bb&T Corp has invested 0.01% in Acuity Brands, Inc. Utah Retirement Sys accumulated 9,483 shares. Oak Associate Limited Oh invested in 0.77% or 82,727 shares. Private Ocean Ltd Liability Corporation owns 415 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Department Mb Fincl Bank N A invested 0% of its portfolio in LogMeIn Inc (NASDAQ:LOGM). Edgemoor Invest Advsrs invested in 0.86% or 134,261 shares. Voya Mngmt Limited Liability has 0.13% invested in LogMeIn Inc (NASDAQ:LOGM). Bath Savings invested in 3,015 shares or 0.17% of the stock. Tiemann Advisors Ltd Liability Co reported 3,130 shares. (NYSE:AYI). Nippon Life Americas holds 0.1% of its portfolio in Acuity Brands, Inc.

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