Accenture revenue rises as outsourcing demand grows
Dec 19 (Reuters) - Accenture Plc reported a 2 percent rise in quarterly revenue as demand for outsourcing services helped to offset a drop in income from its bigger consulting business.
Net income rose to $811.6 million, or $1.15 per share, in the first quarter ended Nov. 30 from $766 million, or $1.06 per share, a year earlier.
Revenue rose to $7.36 billion from $7.22 billion.
Outsourcing revenue increased 5 percent to $3.42 billion.