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Accenture says based on current and projected future demand, increased headcount, to about 401,000 as of Feb 28
Thursday, 23 Mar 2017 05:05pm EDT 

Accenture Plc :Accenture - Based on current and projected future demand, increased headcount, to about 401,000 as of Feb 28, 2017, versus about 373,000 as of Feb 29, 2016.  Full Article

Accenture to buy First Annapolis
Thursday, 23 Mar 2017 12:42pm EDT 

Accenture Plc : Accenture to acquire First Annapolis, enhancing its consulting and advisory capabilities in payments . Terms of transaction were not disclosed .Acquisition, which is subject to customary closing conditions, is expected to close within 30 days.  Full Article

Accenture reports Q2 earnings per share of $1.33
Thursday, 23 Mar 2017 06:43am EDT 

Accenture Plc : Accenture reports strong second-quarter fiscal 2017 results . Q2 earnings per share $1.33 . Q2 earnings per share view $1.30 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S . Sees Q3 2017 revenue $8.65 billion to $8.9 billion . Q2 revenue $8.3 billion versus I/B/E/S view $8.34 billion . Qtrly new bookings are $9.2 billion, with consulting bookings of $4.6 billion and outsourcing bookings of $4.6 billion . Accenture Plc says consulting net revenues for quarter were $4.41 billion, an increase of 3 percent in U.S. Dollars . Accenture Plc - narrowing its range for full-year revenue growth to 6-8pct in local currency, compared with 5-8pct previously . Accenture Plc says outsourcing net revenues were $3.91 billion, an increase of 7 percent in u.s. Dollars . Now expects GAAP operating margin for full fiscal year to be in range of 13.5 percent to 13.7 percent . Accenture Plc says gross margin for quarter was 30.1 percent, compared with 29.8 percent for Q2 last year . Accenture Plc - full 2017 fiscal year outlook assume that foreign-exchange impact on its results in U.S. Dollars will be negative 2 percent compared with fiscal 2016 . For fiscal 2017, company continues to expect operating cash flow to be in range of $4.6 billion to $4.9 billion . Accenture Plc - company declares semi-annual cash dividend of $1.21 per share, a 10pct increase over prior year.  Full Article

Accenture and Avanade strengthen Microsoft alliance
Wednesday, 8 Mar 2017 07:57am EST 

Accenture Plc :Accenture and Avanade strengthen Microsoft alliance to expand capabilities in cloud and digital transformation; Debbie Polishook appointed to Avanade board of directors.  Full Article

SinnerSchrader and Accenture agree on business combination
Monday, 20 Feb 2017 01:34am EST 

SinnerSchrader AG : SinnerSchrader and Accenture agree on business combination; Accenture announces voluntary public takeover offer for all shares of SinnerSchrader AG . Has entered into a business combination agreement with Accenture Digital Holdings GmbH, a 100 percent subsidiary of Accenture Holding GmbH & Co. KG and part of Accenture-group . Accenture intends to offer a cash consideration of 9.00 euros ($9.54) per SinnerSchrader-share . This represents a premium of approximately 31 percent to 3-month volume-weighted average share price as of end of trading on Feb. 17, 2017 .Accenture informed it executed share purchase and transfer agreements with significant shareholders. As a result, Accenture will acquire a total of 7.171.473 shares in company (representing 62,13 percent of all SinnerSchrader-shares).  Full Article

Accenture says will invest $1.4 bln in training in the U.S.
Friday, 17 Feb 2017 05:59am EST 

Accenture Plc - : Will invest $1.4 billion in training in the U.S. . By end of 2020, co will open 10 new innovation hubs in key cities in U.S . New jobs will increase accenture's total workforce in united states to more than 65,000 people, an increase of 30 percent by end of 2020 .Creating 15,000 highly skilled new jobs in U.S. As part of investment.  Full Article

Accenture to acquire InvestTech Systems Consulting
Tuesday, 31 Jan 2017 02:37pm EST 

Accenture Plc : Accenture to acquire InvestTech Systems Consulting, further expanding its asset-management consulting capabilities .Terms of transaction were not disclosed..  Full Article

Accenture acquires solid servision to significantly expand servicenow capabilities
Wednesday, 25 Jan 2017 08:31am EST 

Accenture Plc : Accenture acquires solid servision to significantly expand servicenow capabilities .Accenture acquires solid servision to significantly expand servicenow capabilities.  Full Article

Accenture says acquisition of Seabury Group's corporate advisory and aviation consulting business
Thursday, 19 Jan 2017 12:08pm EST 

Accenture PLC - : Accenture to expand its aviation capabilities with acquisition of Seabury Group's corporate advisory and aviation consulting business .Accenture PLC says business acquired from Seabury will become part of Accenture's global aviation practice.  Full Article

Accenture buys Altitude
Monday, 9 Jan 2017 03:01pm EST 

Accenture Plc :Accenture acquires product design and innovation firm Altitude, enhancing ability to help companies harness the internet of things to create new business models.  Full Article

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Accenture's full-year profit forecast disappoints, shares fall

Consulting and outsourcing services provider Accenture Plc slightly raised its full-year profit forecast, but the revised outlook was still largely below market expectations, sending the company's shares down as much as 4.5 percent.