Accenture plc (ACN)’s Group Chief Executive-Fin Serv Richard Lumb Unloaded 2,000 Shares of the Company; Consumers Energy Co (CMS) Has 0.97 Sentiment

CMS Energy Corporation operates as an energy firm primarily in Michigan. The company has market cap of $12.13 billion. It operates through three divisions: Electric Utility, Gas Utility, and Enterprises. It has a 22.29 P/E ratio. The Electric Utility segment engages in the generation, purchase, transmission, distribution, and sale of electricity.

Recently, an insider trading trade was made. Richard Lumb, the Group Chief Executive-Fin Serv and an insider of Accenture Plc unloaded a total of 2,000 shares of Accenture Plc, worth precisely $310,677 U.S Dollars, at $155.3 per share at the time of the trade. In the last month, he also sold 2,000 shares worth about $320,592 USD. Richard Lumb right now possess 128,741 shares which make up exactly 0.02% of the Ireland-based company’s market cap (total dollar market value of all company’s outstanding shares).

Since October 2, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 22 sales for $15.04 million activity. Another trade for 2,327 shares valued at $368,875 was sold by CLARK RICHARD P. $305,670 worth of Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) was sold by Lumb Richard. 4,375 shares were sold by Shook Ellyn, worth $696,717 on Tuesday, January 16. ROWLAND DAVID had sold 3,102 shares worth $500,062. $675,274 worth of Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) was sold by Deblaere Johan on Monday, October 2. $5.21 million worth of Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) was sold by Nanterme Pierre. $261,120 worth of stock was sold by Ollagnier Jean-Marc on Monday, October 2.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.01 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.03, from 1.04 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 40 investors sold Accenture plc shares while 367 reduced holdings. 98 funds opened positions while 312 raised stakes. 461.33 million shares or 1.03% less from 466.14 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Crestwood Advsrs Grp Inc holds 0.18% or 15,505 shares. Lateef Inv Mgmt L P holds 1.39% of its portfolio in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) for 114,881 shares. 3,928 are owned by Waldron Lp. Jensen Invest Mngmt has invested 4.1% of its portfolio in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN). Great West Life Assurance Can holds 706,279 shares or 0.24% of its portfolio. Oppenheimer Asset Mngmt Incorporated holds 0.19% or 54,411 shares. Congress Asset Management Company Ma reported 0.84% of its portfolio in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN). Norinchukin Natl Bank The reported 0.27% stake. Jpmorgan Chase And invested in 13.34M shares or 0.4% of the stock. Callahan Advisors Ltd invested in 28,333 shares. San Francisco Sentry Grp (Ca) has invested 0.01% in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN). 80,780 are owned by Nomura Asset Management Limited. Fiduciary Trust reported 10,869 shares stake. Ellington Mgmt Llc has 0.15% invested in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) for 6,300 shares. Credit Agricole S A holds 0.83% or 1.81M shares in its portfolio.

Among 26 analysts covering Accenture Plc (NYSE:ACN), 15 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 58% are positive. Accenture Plc has $180 highest and $11 lowest target. $148.42’s average target is -5.37% below currents $156.84 stock price. Accenture Plc had 89 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with “Equal-Weight” rating in Friday, September 22 report. The rating was upgraded by Morgan Stanley to “Buy” on Monday, February 5. The stock of Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, September 26 by Societe Generale. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of ACN in report on Monday, March 21 with “Buy” rating. The rating was initiated by Pacific Crest on Tuesday, July 12 with “Overweight”. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, December 21 report. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, October 23 report. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Tuesday, May 31 by Cowen & Co. The company was maintained on Friday, December 22 by Pivotal Research. The stock has “Hold” rating by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, December 21.

The stock increased 1.22% or $1.89 during the last trading session, reaching $156.84. About 2.06 million shares traded. Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) has risen 4.27% since February 14, 2017 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 $96.72 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 for communications, media, and high tech industries, as well as for software platforms. It has a 27.8 P/E ratio. The company??s Financial Services segment offers services that address profitability pressures, industry consolidation, regulatory changes, and the need to continually adapt to new digital technologies.

Bruce & Co. Inc. holds 5.57% of its portfolio in CMS Energy Corporation for 538,300 shares. Crow Point Partners Llc owns 600,000 shares or 4.45% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Contravisory Investment Management Inc. has 2.39% invested in the company for 144,675 shares. The Illinois-based Hedeker Wealth Llc has invested 2.35% in the stock. Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co, a Illinois-based fund reported 2.49 million shares.