Accenture (ACN) will raise its semi-annual dividend by 20 percent to $0.45 per share in the fourth quarter of 2010. Earlier this year the company switched from an annual to a semi-annual dividend.
The next dividend will be paid on November 15, 2010 to shareholders of record on October 15, 2010. The ex-date for this next semi-annual dividend is October 13, 2010.
Accenture plc provides management and technology consulting services. The company serves clients in various industries and in geographic regions, including North America, Europe and Growth Markets, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations.