Why The Opportunistic Investor Should Invest In Accenture


  • Accenture’s stock has underperformed, down 18% YTD, but long-term prospects remain strong.
  • Recent earnings results showed weakness, but the company’s past track record and generative AI business are promising.
  • The valuation is attractive, with potential for double-digit total returns and a growing dividend.

Facade of the French headquarters of Accenture, Paris, France


The market as a whole is enjoying a bull market move, as the S&P 500 Index has a total return of more than 25% over the last year, there remain many names that have underperformed.

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