Accenture (ACN) Given "Hold" Rating at SunTrust Banks

Umb Bank N A bought 464 shares as the company's stock rose 13.58% with the market. The hedge fund run by Jay Petschek held 468,680 shares of the investment managers company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $6.99M, up from 427,322 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Ejf Capital Llc who had been investing in Synovus Finl Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $6.09B market cap company. Flagship Harbor Advisors LLC increased its position in shares of Accenture by 0.4% during the second quarter. About 417,070 shares traded. Crestwood Ltd Liability Company, Massachusetts-based fund reported 15,505 shares. Suncoast Equity Management sold 2,525 shares as the company's stock declined 0.21% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor owned 45,564 shares of the information technology services provider's stock after purchasing an additional 4,423 shares during the period. The stock increased 1.03% or $1.81 during the last trading session, reaching $177.09. Finally, Wedbush Securities Inc. raised its stake in shares of Accenture by 1.0% in the 2nd quarter.

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) last released its earnings results on Thursday, December 21st. It has underperformed by 12.43% the S&P500.

Since September 18, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 selling transactions for $1.60 million activity. Also, insider Richard Lumb sold 2,500 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, October 20th. The insider Blackburn Jeffrey M sold $2.05M. With 5.64 million avg volume, 3 days are for Urban Outfitters Incorporated (NASDAQ:URBN)'s short sellers to cover URBN's short positions.

American National Bank lifted its holdings in Accenture Plc (NYSE:ACN) by 10.8% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. Its down 0.10, from 1.36 in 2017Q2. Maverick Cap Limited invested in 382,539 shares. State Farm Mutual Automobile Ins holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN) for 135,573 shares. Amer Century Inc holds 958,487 shares. (NASDAQ:EBAY). Dynamic Cap Mgmt owns 0.43% invested in eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Columbus Circle Investors owns 126,525 shares for 2.07% of their portfolio. Btim Corp stated it has 694,372 shares. Bremer Trust Natl Association owns 2,322 shares or 0.09% of their U.S. portfolio. Covington Advisors reported 2.03% in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN). (NASDAQ:URBN). Swiss Fincl Bank owns 0% invested in Urban Outfitters, Inc. Qs Lc has 20,048 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. First Corporation In has invested 0.16% of its portfolio in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN). Iberiabank Corp invested in 1,810 shares or 0.04% of the stock.

Among 8 analysts covering OM Asset Mgmt (NYSE:OMAM), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. OM Asset Mgmt had 24 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of eBay Inc. The firm earned "Overweight" rating on Monday, March 28 by JP Morgan. Credit Suisse Group's price objective suggests a potential upside of 3.05% from the stock's previous close. (NASDAQ:AAPL) on Friday, August 7 with "Buy" rating. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with "Equal-Weight" rating in Wednesday, September 27 report. As per Tuesday, December 26, the company rating was maintained by Susquehanna. The stock of Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) has "Hold" rating given on Tuesday, January 2 by Credit Suisse. As per Sunday, October 29, the company rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets. SunTrust maintained Urban Outfitters, Inc. The company was maintained on Thursday, June 1 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Cowen & Co initiated the shares of LEA in report on Monday, September 25 with "Buy" rating.

Lee Danner & Bass Inc, which manages about $1.12B and $929.08 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Halliburton Inc. It also increased its holding in Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) by 55,853 shares in the quarter, for a total of 99,286 shares, and has risen its stake in Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR). Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have issued a hold rating and twelve have assigned a buy rating to the company. Therefore 54% are positive. Accenture Plc had 88 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Thursday, September 28 the stock rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with "Buy". BMO Capital Markets maintained Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) rating on Thursday, December 21. Wunderlich has "Hold" rating and $22 target. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 14 by Deutsche Bank. They set an "outperform" rating and a $125.00 price objective on the stock. Pivotal Research lifted their price target on shares of Accenture from $165.00 to $180.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research report on Friday, December 22nd. The stock has "Buy" rating by Canaccord Genuity on Friday, September 16. 17,062 are held by Hamilton Point Inv Ltd Limited Liability Company. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with "Buy" rating and $14500 target in Monday, August 14 report. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Friday, September 29 by RBC Capital Markets.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.69 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.16, from 0.89 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 40 investors sold ACN shares while 370 reduced holdings. 97 funds opened positions while 315 raised stakes. The active investment managers in our partner's database now hold: 461.53 million shares, down from 466.45 million shares in 2017Q2. Tci Wealth owns 725 shares. Ariel Ltd Liability has 33,794 shares. Goldman Sachs maintained the shares of CRST in report on Monday, November 23 with "Buy" rating. Somerville Kurt F holds 0.58% or 120,003 shares. Ahl Partners Llp reported 0.03% stake. Gw Henssler Associate Limited owns 17,322 shares. Fmr Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.02% in Urban Outfitters, Inc. Tiedemann Wealth Management Ltd Company holds 7,066 shares. 3,504 are owned by Highstreet Asset. D L Carlson Gp holds 0.29% or 6,918 shares in its portfolio. Mcrae Capital Management Inc sold 2,640 shares as Accenture Plc Ireland (ACN)'s stock declined 0.21%. Marble Harbor Invest Counsel Ltd Limited Liability Company invested 0.06% of its portfolio in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN).

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