-2.16% to Target, Barclays Capital Reiterates Equal Weight Rating for Accenture PLC (ACN) Stock; Thrivent Financial For Lutherans Has Upped Its Intel (INTC) Position

Among 26 analysts covering Accenture Plc (NYSE:ACN), 14 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 54% are positive. Accenture Plc has $172.0 highest and $11 lowest target. $139.92’s average target is -9.93% below currents $155.35 stock price. Accenture Plc had 76 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Cowen & Co maintained Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) on Monday, October 23 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, November 2. Cantor Fitzgerald initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, October 16 report. Wells Fargo maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $150 target in Friday, September 29 report. The firm has “Hold” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Friday, September 1. As per Wednesday, September 27, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. As per Monday, October 3, the company rating was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald. The stock of Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, September 28 by Robert W. Baird. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of ACN in report on Tuesday, May 31 with “Outperform” rating. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Friday, September 29 by RBC Capital Markets.

Thrivent Financial For Lutherans increased Intel Corporation (INTC) stake by 2.51% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans acquired 27,642 shares as Intel Corporation (INTC)’s stock declined 2.96%. The Thrivent Financial For Lutherans holds 1.13M shares with $42.91 million value, up from 1.10 million last quarter. Intel Corporation now has $217.94B valuation. The stock decreased 0.41% or $0.191 during the last trading session, reaching $46.569. About 4.29M shares traded. Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) has risen 19.47% since December 22, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.77% the S&P500.

The stock increased 0.75% or $1.15 during the last trading session, reaching $155.35. About 223,052 shares traded. Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) has risen 4.27% since December 22, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 12.43% the S&P500.

Accenture plc provides consulting, technology, and outsourcing services worldwide. The company has market cap of $95.50 billion. The Company’s Communications, Media & Technology segment provides professional services that help clients accelerate and deliver digital transformation, and enhance business results through industry-specific solutions; and serves clients in communications, electronics, high technology, media, and entertainment industries. It has a 28.55 P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s Financial Services segment offers services that help clients enhance cost efficiency, grow their customer base, manage risk, and transform their operations; and serves clients in banking, capital markets, and insurance industries.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.05, from 1.05 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 40 investors sold Accenture plc shares while 370 reduced holdings. 97 funds opened positions while 315 raised stakes. 461.53 million shares or 1.06% less from 466.45 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Lourd Ltd holds 4,613 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. 23,901 are held by Bkd Wealth Advisors. California-based Bailard Inc has invested 0.73% in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN). Federated Investors Pa owns 0% invested in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) for 12,756 shares. Salem Inv Counselors invested in 0.72% or 45,990 shares. Cadence Bancshares Na owns 16,463 shares. Pinnacle Wealth Management Advisory Ltd Liability Corporation reported 0.43% stake. Carroll Associates invested 0.01% in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN). State Of Wisconsin Inv Board reported 0.37% stake. Coastline Trust reported 29,511 shares stake. Lombard Odier Asset Mgmt (Europe) Limited accumulated 7,263 shares or 0.06% of the stock. Moreover, Eulav Asset Management has 0.75% invested in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) for 116,800 shares. Stack holds 4.93% in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) or 337,443 shares. Annex Advisory Services Ltd Liability Com, a Wisconsin-based fund reported 8,980 shares. Moreover, Exchange Cap Mgmt has 0.61% invested in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN).

Among 54 analysts covering Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC), 33 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 16 Hold. Therefore 61% are positive. Intel Corporation had 199 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Needham given on Wednesday, July 12. The company was maintained on Thursday, July 21 by Oppenheimer. The stock of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) earned “Sell” rating by Bernstein on Friday, October 27. The stock of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) has “Sector Perform” rating given on Friday, January 15 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned “Underperform” rating on Monday, September 19 by CLSA. The firm earned “Underperform” rating on Tuesday, August 25 by Raymond James. BNP Paribas downgraded Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) rating on Monday, April 4. BNP Paribas has “Neutral” rating and $35 target. Canaccord Genuity maintained it with “Buy” rating and $40 target in Thursday, July 21 report. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with “Hold” on Thursday, July 27. The stock of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, August 2 by Nomura.

Since July 31, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 10 insider sales for $31.43 million activity. 30,000 shares were sold by YOFFIE DAVID B, worth $1.35 million on Monday, October 30. On Monday, October 2 Krzanich Brian M sold $2.40 million worth of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) or 61,860 shares. $20.89M worth of stock was sold by Smith Stacy J on Monday, October 30. 1,424 shares valued at $51,834 were sold by RENDUCHINTALA VENKATA S M on Monday, August 7. 570 shares valued at $25,360 were sold by Bryant Diane M on Friday, October 27. The insider BRYANT ANDY D sold $3.99 million.