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Accenture PLC (NYSE:ACN)

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Common Stock Valuation Ratios (Price Multiples)

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Valuation ratios measure the quantity of an asset or flaw (e.g., earnings) associated with ownership of a specified claim (e.g., a share of ownership of the enterprise).


Current Valuation Ratios

Accenture PLC, current price multiples

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Accenture PLC Automatic Data Processing Inc. Support Services Industrials
Selected Financial Data
Current share price (P)
No. shares of common stock outstanding
Growth rate (g)
 
Earnings per share (EPS)
Next year expected EPS
Operating profit per share
Sales per share
Book value per share (BVPS)
Valuation Ratios (Price Multiples)
Price to earnings (P/E)
Price to next year expected earnings
Price-earnings-growth (PEG)
Price to operating profit (P/OP)
Price to sales (P/S)
Price to book value (P/BV)

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-10-29).

If the company price multiple is lower then the price multiple of benchmark then company stock is relatively undervalued.
Otherwise, if the company price multiple is higher then the price multiple of benchmark then company stock is relatively overvalued.


Historical Valuation Ratios (Summary)

Accenture PLC, historical price multiples

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Aug 31, 2019 Aug 31, 2018 Aug 31, 2017 Aug 31, 2016 Aug 31, 2015 Aug 31, 2014
Price to earnings (P/E)
Price to operating profit (P/OP)
Price to sales (P/S)
Price to book value (P/BV)

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-10-29), 10-K (filing date: 2018-10-24), 10-K (filing date: 2017-10-26), 10-K (filing date: 2016-10-28), 10-K (filing date: 2015-10-30), 10-K (filing date: 2014-10-24).

Valuation ratio Description The company
P/E ratio The P/E ratio tells analyst how much an investor in common stock pays per dollar of current earnings. Accenture PLC’s P/E ratio decreased from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly increased from 2018 to 2019.
P/OP ratio Because P/E ratio is calculated using net income, the ratio can be sensitive to nonrecurring earnings and capital structure, analysts may use price to operating profit. Accenture PLC’s P/OP ratio decreased from 2017 to 2018 but then increased from 2018 to 2019 not reaching 2017 level.
P/S ratio An rationale for the P/S ratio is that sales, as the top line in an income statement, are generally less subject to distortion or manipulation than other fundamentals such as EPS or book value. Sales are also more stable than earnings and never negative. Accenture PLC’s P/S ratio decreased from 2017 to 2018 but then increased from 2018 to 2019 exceeding 2017 level.
P/BV ratio The P/BV ratio is interpreted as an indicator of market judgment about the relationship between a company’s required rate of return and its actual rate of return. Accenture PLC’s P/BV ratio decreased from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Price to Earnings (P/E)

Accenture PLC, historical P/E calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Aug 31, 2019 Aug 31, 2018 Aug 31, 2017 Aug 31, 2016 Aug 31, 2015 Aug 31, 2014
No. shares of common stock outstanding1
Selected Financial Data (US$)
Net income attributable to Accenture plc (in thousands)
Earnings per share (EPS)2
Share price1, 3
Valuation Ratio
P/E ratio4
Benchmarks
P/E Ratio, Competitors5
Automatic Data Processing Inc.
P/E Ratio, Sector
Support Services
P/E Ratio, Industry
Industrials

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-10-29), 10-K (filing date: 2018-10-24), 10-K (filing date: 2017-10-26), 10-K (filing date: 2016-10-28), 10-K (filing date: 2015-10-30), 10-K (filing date: 2014-10-24).

1 Data adjusted for splits and stock dividends.

2 2019 Calculation
EPS = Net income attributable to Accenture plc ÷ No. shares of common stock outstanding
= ÷ =

3 Closing price as at the filing date of Accenture PLC’s Annual Report.

4 2019 Calculation
P/E ratio = Share price ÷ EPS
= ÷ =

5 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Valuation ratio Description The company
P/E ratio The P/E ratio tells analyst how much an investor in common stock pays per dollar of current earnings. Accenture PLC’s P/E ratio decreased from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly increased from 2018 to 2019.

Price to Operating Profit (P/OP)

Accenture PLC, historical P/OP calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Aug 31, 2019 Aug 31, 2018 Aug 31, 2017 Aug 31, 2016 Aug 31, 2015 Aug 31, 2014
No. shares of common stock outstanding1
Selected Financial Data (US$)
Operating income (in thousands)
Operating profit per share2
Share price1, 3
Valuation Ratio
P/OP ratio4
Benchmarks
P/OP Ratio, Competitors5
Automatic Data Processing Inc.
P/OP Ratio, Sector
Support Services
P/OP Ratio, Industry
Industrials

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-10-29), 10-K (filing date: 2018-10-24), 10-K (filing date: 2017-10-26), 10-K (filing date: 2016-10-28), 10-K (filing date: 2015-10-30), 10-K (filing date: 2014-10-24).

1 Data adjusted for splits and stock dividends.

2 2019 Calculation
Operating profit per share = Operating income ÷ No. shares of common stock outstanding
= ÷ =

3 Closing price as at the filing date of Accenture PLC’s Annual Report.

4 2019 Calculation
P/OP ratio = Share price ÷ Operating profit per share
= ÷ =

5 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Valuation ratio Description The company
P/OP ratio Because P/E ratio is calculated using net income, the ratio can be sensitive to nonrecurring earnings and capital structure, analysts may use price to operating profit. Accenture PLC’s P/OP ratio decreased from 2017 to 2018 but then increased from 2018 to 2019 not reaching 2017 level.

Price to Sales (P/S)

Accenture PLC, historical P/S calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Aug 31, 2019 Aug 31, 2018 Aug 31, 2017 Aug 31, 2016 Aug 31, 2015 Aug 31, 2014
No. shares of common stock outstanding1
Selected Financial Data (US$)
Revenues (in thousands)
Sales per share2
Share price1, 3
Valuation Ratio
P/S ratio4
Benchmarks
P/S Ratio, Competitors5
Automatic Data Processing Inc.
P/S Ratio, Sector
Support Services
P/S Ratio, Industry
Industrials

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-10-29), 10-K (filing date: 2018-10-24), 10-K (filing date: 2017-10-26), 10-K (filing date: 2016-10-28), 10-K (filing date: 2015-10-30), 10-K (filing date: 2014-10-24).

1 Data adjusted for splits and stock dividends.

2 2019 Calculation
Sales per share = Revenues ÷ No. shares of common stock outstanding
= ÷ =

3 Closing price as at the filing date of Accenture PLC’s Annual Report.

4 2019 Calculation
P/S ratio = Share price ÷ Sales per share
= ÷ =

5 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Valuation ratio Description The company
P/S ratio An rationale for the P/S ratio is that sales, as the top line in an income statement, are generally less subject to distortion or manipulation than other fundamentals such as EPS or book value. Sales are also more stable than earnings and never negative. Accenture PLC’s P/S ratio decreased from 2017 to 2018 but then increased from 2018 to 2019 exceeding 2017 level.

Price to Book Value (P/BV)

Accenture PLC, historical P/BV calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Aug 31, 2019 Aug 31, 2018 Aug 31, 2017 Aug 31, 2016 Aug 31, 2015 Aug 31, 2014
No. shares of common stock outstanding1
Selected Financial Data (US$)
Total Accenture plc shareholders’ equity (in thousands)
Book value per share (BVPS)2
Share price1, 3
Valuation Ratio
P/BV ratio4
Benchmarks
P/BV Ratio, Competitors5
Automatic Data Processing Inc.
P/BV Ratio, Sector
Support Services
P/BV Ratio, Industry
Industrials

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-10-29), 10-K (filing date: 2018-10-24), 10-K (filing date: 2017-10-26), 10-K (filing date: 2016-10-28), 10-K (filing date: 2015-10-30), 10-K (filing date: 2014-10-24).

1 Data adjusted for splits and stock dividends.

2 2019 Calculation
BVPS = Total Accenture plc shareholders’ equity ÷ No. shares of common stock outstanding
= ÷ =

3 Closing price as at the filing date of Accenture PLC’s Annual Report.

4 2019 Calculation
P/BV ratio = Share price ÷ BVPS
= ÷ =

5 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Valuation ratio Description The company
P/BV ratio The P/BV ratio is interpreted as an indicator of market judgment about the relationship between a company’s required rate of return and its actual rate of return. Accenture PLC’s P/BV ratio decreased from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.