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Accenture Forms Strategic Alliance And Invests In Data Intelligence Company Ripjar
Monday, 23 Jul 2018 

July 23 (Reuters) - Accenture PLC ::ACCENTURE FORMS STRATEGIC ALLIANCE AND INVESTS IN DATA INTELLIGENCE COMPANY RIPJAR.  Full Article

Accenture Acquires Kogentix To Help Clients Run Legacy Analytics Applications On Open Source Technologies
Thursday, 12 Jul 2018 

July 12 (Reuters) - Accenture PLC ::ACCENTURE ACQUIRES KOGENTIX TO HELP CLIENTS RUN LEGACY ANALYTICS APPLICATIONS ON OPEN SOURCE TECHNOLOGIES TO GET AHEAD OF DATA SURGE.ACCENTURE PLC - FINANCIAL TERMS OF ACQUISITION WERE NOT DISCLOSED.  Full Article

Accenture Names Omar Abbosh Group Chief Executive - Communications, Media & Technology, Succeeding Robert Sell
Monday, 2 Jul 2018 

July 2 (Reuters) - Accenture PLC ::ACCENTURE NAMES OMAR ABBOSH GROUP CHIEF EXECUTIVE - COMMUNICATIONS, MEDIA & TECHNOLOGY, SUCCEEDING ROBERT E. SELL.  Full Article

Meredith Corp To Sell Meredith Xcelerated Marketing To Accenture
Thursday, 29 Mar 2018 

March 29 (Reuters) - Meredith Corp ::MEREDITH CORPORATION TO SELL MEREDITH XCELERATED MARKETING TO ACCENTURE.FINANCIAL TERMS OF TRANSACTION ARE NOT BEING DISCLOSED.TRANSACTION WILL NOT HAVE A MATERIAL EFFECT ON ITS FISCAL 2018 FINANCIAL RESULTS.ENTERED INTO AN AGREEMENT TO SELL MEREDITH XCELERATED MARKETING (MXM) TO ACCENTURE.  Full Article

Accenture To Acquire MXM, A Content-Powered Digital Marketing Agency
Thursday, 29 Mar 2018 

March 29 (Reuters) - Accenture Plc ::ACCENTURE TO ACQUIRE MXM, A CONTENT-POWERED DIGITAL MARKETING AGENCY.ACCENTURE PLC - FINANCIAL TERMS OF TRANSACTION ARE NOT BEING DISCLOSED..ACCENTURE PLC - FINANCIAL TERMS OF TRANSACTION ARE NOT BEING DISCLOSED..ACCENTURE - ENTERED AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE NEW YORK-BASED DIGITAL AGENCY, MEREDITH XCELERATED MARKETING.  Full Article

Accenture Federal Services Wins Contract With Veterans Benefits Administration
Thursday, 18 Jan 2018 

Jan 18 (Reuters) - Accenture Plc ::ACCENTURE FEDERAL SERVICES WINS MODERNIZATION CONTRACT WITH VETERANS BENEFITS ADMINISTRATION.ACCENTURE - CONTRACT HAS AN ESTIMATED VALUE OF $62 MILLION OVER THE PERFORMANCE PERIOD, WHICH INCLUDES A ONE-YEAR BASE PERIOD WITH FOUR ONE-YEAR OPTIONS.  Full Article

Accenture Agrees To Acquire Mackevision
Wednesday, 10 Jan 2018 

Jan 10 (Reuters) - Accenture Plc ::ACCENTURE AGREES TO ACQUIRE MACKEVISION, A LEADING PRODUCER OF COMPUTER-GENERATED IMAGERY AND IMMERSIVE CONTENT.  Full Article

Faurecia Announces Signing A MOU For A Five-Year Collaboration With Accenture
Friday, 5 Jan 2018 

Jan 5 (Reuters) - FAURECIA ::ANNOUNCES SIGNING A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING FOR A FIVE-YEAR COLLABORATION WITH ACCENTURE <<>>.COLLABORATION TO ACCELERATE INNOVATION FOR MOBILITY SERVICES.  Full Article

Accenture reports Q1 earnings per share $1.79
Thursday, 21 Dec 2017 

Dec 21 (Reuters) - Accenture Plc ::ACCENTURE REPORTS STRONG FIRST-QUARTER FISCAL 2018 RESULTS.Q1 EARNINGS PER SHARE $1.79.Q1 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $1.67 -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.QTRLY TOTAL REVENUES $10.05 BILLION VERSUS $9.01 BILLION.Q1 REVENUE VIEW $9.26 BILLION -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.QTRLY NEW BOOKINGS WERE $10.0 BILLION, WITH CONSULTING NEW BOOKINGS OF $5.9 BILLION AND OUTSOURCING NEW BOOKINGS OF $4.0 BILLION.QTRLY CONSULTING NET REVENUES WERE $5.18 BILLION, AN INCREASE OF 13 PERCENT IN U.S. DOLLARS COMPARED WITH Q1 2017.QTRLY OUTSOURCING NET REVENUES WERE $4.34 BILLION, AN INCREASE OF 11 PERCENT IN U.S. DOLLARS COMPARED WITH Q1 2017.QTRLY GROSS MARGIN 32.1 PERCENT VERSUS 32.1 PERCENT.UPDATES BUSINESS OUTLOOK FOR FISCAL 2018, INCLUDING NARROWING RANGE FOR FULL-YEAR REVENUE GROWTH TO 6-8% IN LOCAL CURRENCY.SEES Q2 2018 REVENUE $9.15 BILLION TO $9.4 BILLION.SEES Q2 2018 REVENUE UP 6 PERCENT TO 9 PERCENT IN LOCAL CURRENCY.SEES A POSITIVE 4.5 PERCENT FOREIGN-EXCHANGE IMPACT ON Q2 2018 REVENUE COMPARED WITH Q2 2017.RAISING OUTLOOK FOR 2018 EPS TO $6.48 TO $6.66 FROM $6.36 TO $6.60 PREVIOUSLY.SEES FY 2018 EARNINGS PER SHARE $6.48 TO $6.66 INCLUDING ITEMS.FY2018 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $6.56, REVENUE VIEW $38.03 BILLION -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.CONTINUES TO EXPECT OPERATING MARGIN FOR FULL FISCAL YEAR TO BE IN RANGE OF 14.9 PERCENT TO 15.1 PERCENT.FOR FISCAL 2018, COMPANY CONTINUES TO EXPECT OPERATING CASH FLOW TO BE IN RANGE OF $5.0 BILLION TO $5.3 BILLION.  Full Article

Accenture Plc Says Announced A Collaborative Services Agreement With Roche
Wednesday, 20 Dec 2017 

Dec 20 (Reuters) - Accenture Plc ::ACCENTURE PLC - ANNOUNCED A COLLABORATIVE SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH ROCHE.ACCENTURE PLC - WILL PROVIDE DIGITAL DATA INTEGRATION SERVICES TO ROCHE'S NAVIFY TUMOR BOARD SOLUTION.  Full Article

UPDATE 2-Cognizant revenue, forecast disappoint; shares slide

Aug 2 Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp missed estimates for quarterly revenue and forecast a weak third quarter, hurt by lower-than-expected spending from clients in the financial industry, sending its shares down as much as 8.6 percent.