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March 1, 2021, 5:20 p.m. EST

Accenture PLC Cl A stock outperforms market on strong trading day

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Shares of Accenture PLC Cl A ACN advanced 2.89% to $258.16 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 2.38% to 3,901.82 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 1.95% to 31,535.51. The stock's rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Accenture PLC Cl A closed $13.02 short of its 52-week high ($271.18), which the company achieved on December 17th.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as SAP SE ADR SAP rose 0.87% to $124.42, International Business Machines Corp. IBM rose 1.52% to $120.74, and Infosys Ltd. ADR INFY rose 3.15% to $17.66. Trading volume (2.0 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.9 M.

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