TechTarget

Accenture reports strong third quarter

Outsourcer Accenture has posted a 27% increase in operating profits for the third quarter ended 31 May. The firm also saw a 20% increase in year-on-year...

This Article Covers

Outsourcing

Outsourcer Accenture has posted a 27% increase in operating profits for the third quarter ended 31 May.

The firm also saw a 20% increase in year-on-year sales, to £3.05bn. Operating profits totalled £431m for the quarter.

Both consulting and outsourcing sales saw 20% increases compared with the previous year, said Accenture.

Gross margins were down slightly to 31.5% from last year's 31.7%.

But Accenture pleased the markets with a 36% increase in earnings per share.

British Gas is currently suing Accenture over problems it has faced with a billing system the outsourcer provided.

Blog: Accenture CIO Frank Modruson on how to exploit the power of social networking >>

British Gas sues Accenture >>

BAE Systems and Accenture pull out of UK's ID card project >>




CW+

Features

Enjoy the benefits of CW+ membership, learn more and join.

Read more

0 comments

Oldest 

Forgot Password?

No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an email containing your password.

Your password has been sent to:

-ADS BY GOOGLE

SearchCIO

SearchSecurity

SearchNetworking

SearchDataCenter

SearchDataManagement

Close