Accenture As of September 23, 2022 ticker dps (an.) 2022 hike 2021 hike 2020 hike
ACN $4.48 15.5% 10.2% 10.0%
Business yield Hike yrs 5 yr CAGR freq. paid since
IT Consulting & Services 1.7% N/A N/A Quarter N/A
ACN has now raised its dividend 18 consecutive years | image credit: dividendhike.com
ACN has now raised its dividend 18 consecutive years | image credit: dividendhike.com

On September 22, 2022 Accenture plc (ACN) announced a new quarterly dividend of $1.12 per share, up 15.5% from the previous quarterly dividend. This is the biggest dividend hike by ACN since 2012 when a 20% dividend hike was announced by the consulting services company. Accenture moved from a semi-annual to a quarterly schedule for dividend payments in fiscal 2020. In 2021 Accenture announced a 10.2 percent dividend hike.

On Aug. 15, 2022, a quarterly cash dividend of $0.97 per share was paid to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 14, 2022. These cash dividend payments totaled $614 million, bringing dividend payments for the full year to $2.46 billion, compared with $2.24 billion in fiscal 2021. Accenture plc has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $1.12 per share, for shareholders of record at the close of business on Oct. 13, 2022. This dividend, which is payable on Nov. 15, 2022, represents a 15% increase over the company’s previous quarterly dividend.

Accenture (ACN) Dividend history & statistics
Company name Accenture PLC
Ticker symbol ACN
ISIN-code IE00B4BNMY34
company website https://www.accenture.com/
Sector Information Technology
Business IT Consulting & Services
Dividend paid since 2005
Track record (years increased) 18
Payment Frequency Quarterly dividend
Dividend growth: 5 year average 11.0%
Next dividend per share $1.12
Annual dividend per share $4.48
Dividend yield* 1.7%
Stock price* $262.32
YTD Total Return* -36.1%
Next ex-dividend date October 12, 2022
Next payment date November 15, 2022
Market cap (in $B)* 165.93
Total dividend (in $B) 2.83
© www.dividendhike.com *As of September 22, 2022

The new annual rate of $4.48 per share yields 2.5% to Accenture shareholders at a stock price of $257. Accenture now pays an estimated $2.96 billion in dividends to shareholders annually.

Accenture plc provides management and technology consulting services. The company serves clients in a broad range of industries and in three geographic regions: North America, Europe and Growth Markets (Asia Pacific, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East). Accenture's five operating groups are organized by industry: Communications, Media & Technology, Financial Services, Health & Public Service, Products and Resources. Accenture's Products operating group serves a set of increasingly interconnected consumer-relevant industries. Resources serves the chemicals, energy, forest products, metals and mining, utilities and related industries. In 2019 Accenture switched from a semi-annual to a quarterly dividend payment.

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Ex-date Ticker Yield YTD hike
Sep 30 PKG 4.4% 0.0%
Sep 30 O 4.8% 0.6%
Sep 30 STT 4.0% 10.5%
Sep 30 RJF 1.3% 0.0%
Sep 30 CAH 3.0% 1.0%
Sep 30 VTR 4.1% 0.0%
Sep 30 APD 2.8% 8.0%
Sep 30 RSG 1.3% 0.0%
Oct 03 A 0.7% 0.0%
Oct 03 DG 0.9% 31.0%