Will Accenture’s Biggest Investors Buy on the Heels of Rising Business?

So far in 2012, Accenture plc’s (NYSE:ACN) shares are up 23.03 percent. On Wednesday, the company announced a deal with Brazilian communication service provider Oi. It will manage its billing and collections, finance and accounting, human resources and supply chain as well as some Oi back office functions.

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The two penned a seven-year agreement that has Accenture creating a flexible model to assist Oi with its day to day business challenges and to improve quality and control costs. Its consulting experience is expected to change Oi’s operation and foster future growth.

With the new Oi business, will Accenture’s largest shareholders increase their holdings? 835 institutional firms indicated owning shares of Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) in Q2 2012. These firms reported owning a total of 500.654 million shares on 06/30/2012. The shares closed at $60.09 on 06/30/2012.

Here are the ten largest positions in Accenture plc at the end of June 30th, 2012.

Massachusetts Financial Services Co /MA/ held 36,221,934 shares on 06/30/2012 worth $2,176,576,020. This brought the portfolio total to 2.09%.

Vanguard Group Inc held 29,092,087 shares on 06/30/2012 worth $1,748,143,512. This brought the portfolio total to 0.24%.

FMR LLC held 25,786,392 shares on 06/30/2012 worth $1,549,504,299. This brought the portfolio total to 0.3%.

State Street Corp held 23,990,600 shares on 06/30/2012 worth $1,441,595,158. This brought the portfolio total to 0.23%.

Price T Rowe Associates Inc /MD/ held 19,135,883 shares on 06/30/2012 worth $1,149,875,212. This brought the portfolio total to 0.36%.

Wellington Management Co LLP held 18,540,990 shares on 06/30/2012 worth $1,114,128,092. This brought the portfolio total to 0.42%.

Blackrock Institutional Trust Company N.A. held 17,018,810 shares on 06/30/2012 worth $1,022,660,295. This brought the portfolio total to 0.28%.

Bank of New York Mellon Corp held 16,150,105 shares on 06/30/2012 worth $970,459,812. This brought the portfolio total to 0.38%.

Morgan Stanley held 13,325,570 shares on 06/30/2012 worth $800,733,503. This brought the portfolio total to 0.47%.

Marsico Capital Management LLC held 10,997,935 shares on 06/30/2012 worth $660,865,916. This brought the portfolio total to 2.66%.

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