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Accenture To Expand Industry X.0 Capabilities With Acquisition Of Zielpuls
Tuesday, 30 Apr 2019 

April 30 (Reuters) - Accenture PLC ::ACCENTURE TO EXPAND INDUSTRY X.0 CAPABILITIES WITH ACQUISITION OF ZIELPULS TO CREATE SMART PRODUCTS AND SERVICES FOR CARMAKERS.FOLLOWING COMPLETION OF DEAL, ZIELPULS CO-CEOS MARKUS FREY AND MARC POPPNER WILL JOIN ACCENTURE AS MANAGING DIRECTORS.  Full Article

Accenture Reports Q2 EPS Of $1.73
Thursday, 28 Mar 2019 

March 28 (Reuters) - Accenture PLC ::ACCENTURE REPORTS VERY STRONG SECOND-QUARTER FISCAL 2019 RESULTS AND RAISES BUSINESS OUTLOOK FOR FISCAL 2019.Q2 EARNINGS PER SHARE $1.73.Q2 EARNINGS PER SHARE ESTIMATE $1.57 -- REFINITIV IBES DATA.SEES FY 2019 EARNINGS PER SHARE $7.18 TO $7.32.NEW BOOKINGS FOR QUARTER WERE $11.8 BILLION, WITH CONSULTING BOOKINGS OF $6.7 BILLION AND OUTSOURCING BOOKINGS OF $5.1 BILLION.CONSULTING REVENUES FOR QUARTER WERE $5.79 BILLION, AN INCREASE OF 6 PERCENT IN U.S. DOLLARS.OUTSOURCING REVENUES WERE $4.67 BILLION, AN INCREASE OF 5 PERCENT IN U.S. DOLLARS AND 9 PERCENT IN LOCAL CURRENCY.UPDATES BUSINESS OUTLOOK FOR FISCAL 2019.GROSS MARGIN FOR QUARTER WAS 29.2 PERCENT, COMPARED WITH 28.9 PERCENT.RAISES RANGE FOR FULL-YEAR REVENUE GROWTH TO 6.5-8.5% IN LOCAL CURRENCY.DECLARES SEMI-ANNUAL CASH DIVIDEND OF $1.46 PER SHARE.RAISES OUTLOOK FOR FISCAL 2019 FREE CASH FLOW TO $5.2 BILLION TO $5.6 BILLION.EXPECTS REVENUES FOR Q3 OF FISCAL 2019 TO BE IN RANGE OF $10.80 BILLION TO $11.10 BILLION.Q3 REVENUE VIEW $11.05 BILLION -- REFINITIV IBES DATA.ACCENTURE - QTRLY REVENUES $10.45 BILLION.Q2 REVENUE VIEW $10.30 BILLION -- REFINITIV IBES DATA.REVENUE FOR Q2 $10.45 BILLION, VERSUS $9.91 BILLION.  Full Article

Accenture Announces Passing Of Former Chairman, CEO Pierre Nanterme
Thursday, 31 Jan 2019 

Jan 31 (Reuters) - Accenture PLC ::ACCENTURE ANNOUNCES PASSING OF FORMER CHAIRMAN AND CEO PIERRE NANTERME.  Full Article

Accenture Federal Services Wins Contract To Modernize U.S. Air Force's Personnel System
Thursday, 24 Jan 2019 

Jan 24 (Reuters) - Accenture PLC ::ACCENTURE FEDERAL SERVICES WINS CONTRACT TO MODERNIZE U.S. AIR FORCE’S PERSONNEL SYSTEM.ACCENTURE PLC - AIR FORCE INTEGRATED PERSONNEL AND PAY SYSTEM TASK ORDER HAS ESTIMATED VALUE OF $49.4 MILLION OVER 3-YEAR BASE PERFORMANCE PERIOD.  Full Article

Accenture Chairman & CEO Pierre Nanterme Steps Down For Health Reasons
Friday, 11 Jan 2019 

Jan 11 (Reuters) - Accenture PLC ::ACCENTURE CHAIRMAN & CEO PIERRE NANTERME STEPS DOWN FOR HEALTH REASONS; DAVID ROWLAND APPOINTED INTERIM CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER; MARGE MAGNER NAMED NON-EXECUTIVE CHAIR.DAVID ROWLAND APPOINTED INTERIM CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER; MARGE MAGNER NAMED NON-EXECUTIVE CHAIR.MARGE MAGNER NAMED NON-EXECUTIVE CHAIR.NANTERME WILL CONTINUE AT ACCENTURE AS ADVISOR TO CEO..APPOINTED KC MCCLURE, WHO CURRENTLY LEADS ACCENTURE'S FINANCE OPERATIONS, AS CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER.IN HER NEW ROLE, KC MCCLURE WILL JOIN ACCENTURE'S GLOBAL MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE.MOST RECENTLY, MCCLURE LED FINANCE OPERATIONS ACROSS ENTIRETY OF ACCENTURE'S BUSINESS.ACCENTURE - EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY, CHAIRMAN AND CEO PIERRE NANTERME HAS STEPPED DOWN FOR HEALTH REASONS THAT WERE PREVIOUSLY DISCLOSED IN JULY 2016..ACCENTURE - NO CHANGE TO BUSINESS OUTLOOK FOR Q2 AND FULL FISCAL YEAR 2019 THAT COMPANY PROVIDED AS PART OF ITS Q1 FISCAL 2019 EARNINGS ANNOUNCEMENT.Q2 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $1.57, REVENUE VIEW $10.30 BILLION -- REFINITIV IBES DATA.FY2019 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $7.23, REVENUE VIEW $42.91 BILLION -- REFINITIV IBES DATA.  Full Article

Accenture To Acquire Knowledgent
Friday, 21 Dec 2018 

Dec 20 (Reuters) - Accenture PLC ::ACCENTURE TO ACQUIRE KNOWLEDGENT TO AMPLIFY CAPABILITIES THAT HELP BUSINESSES TRANSFORM INTO DATA-POWERED INTELLIGENT ENTERPRISES.ACCENTURE PLC - TERMS OF TRANSACTION WERE NOT DISCLOSED..  Full Article

Accenture Chosen By Bombardier To Help Streamline Procurement Processes And Reduce Costs For Indirect Goods And Services
Thursday, 20 Dec 2018 

Dec 20 (Reuters) - Accenture PLC ::ACCENTURE CHOSEN BY BOMBARDIER TO HELP STREAMLINE PROCUREMENT PROCESSES AND REDUCE COSTS FOR INDIRECT GOODS AND SERVICES.ACCENTURE PLC - OBJECTIVE OF INITIATIVE WITH BOMBARDIER IS TO GENERATE MILLIONS OF DOLLARS IN "SUSTAINABLE" SAVINGS OVER NEXT FIVE YEARS.  Full Article

Accenture Acquires Primeq
Tuesday, 11 Dec 2018 

Dec 10 (Reuters) - Accenture PLC ::ACCENTURE ACQUIRES PRIMEQ, FURTHER STRENGTHENING ITS DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION CAPABILITIES ON ORACLE CLOUD.ACCENTURE PLC - ACQUIRED PRIMEQ, ONE OF AUSTRALIA'S AND NEW ZEALAND'S ORACLE SOFTWARE AS A SERVICE (SAAS) CLOUD IMPLEMENTATION SERVICE PROVIDERS.  Full Article

Accenture Acquires U.S.-Based Intrigo Systems
Tuesday, 6 Nov 2018 

Nov 5 (Reuters) - Accenture PLC ::ACCENTURE ACQUIRES INTRIGO SYSTEMS, EXPANDS ITS CAPABILITIES IN DIGITAL SUPPLY CHAINS.ACCENTURE PLC - TERMS OF TRANSACTION WERE NOT DISCLOSED..  Full Article

Accenture And Merck Collaborate With Amazon Web Services To Launch A Research Platform To Drive Innovation In Drug Discovery And Scientific Research
Monday, 17 Sep 2018 

Sept 17 (Reuters) - Accenture PLC ::ACCENTURE AND MERCK COLLABORATE WITH AMAZON WEB SERVICES TO LAUNCH A RESEARCH PLATFORM TO DRIVE INNOVATION IN DRUG DISCOVERY AND SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH.ACCENTURE PLC - MERCK IS COLLABORATING WITH ACCENTURE ON LAUNCH AND WILL BE FIRST PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANY TO USE PLATFORM.ACCENTURE PLC - NEW RESEARCH PLATFORM IS BEING DEVELOPED BY MERCK AND ACCENTURE.ACCENTURE PLC - PLATFORM WILL ALLOW RESEARCHERS TO QUICKLY AGGREGATE, ACCESS AND ANALYZE RESEARCH DATA FROM MULTIPLE APPLICATIONS.ACCENTURE PLC - PLATFORM IS BUILT ON AWS.  Full Article

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