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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 9/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 111.23
ACN's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
59% of the 1806 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.17 vs. ACN: 111.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
ACN' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.67  Med: 159.04 Max: 201296.58
Current: 111.23
3.67
201296.58
Equity to Asset 0.33
ACN's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
82% of the 1719 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. ACN: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ACN' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.21 Max: 0.35
Current: 0.33
0.05
0.35
Interest Coverage 282.53
ACN's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
54% of the 1173 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 613.26 vs. ACN: 282.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ACN' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 87.06  Med: 214.98 Max: 309.13
Current: 282.53
87.06
309.13
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 7.26
M-Score: -2.52
WACC vs ROIC
8.71%
171.09%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 13.53
ACN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1762 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.75 vs. ACN: 13.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ACN' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.1  Med: 12.66 Max: 14.27
Current: 13.53
10.1
14.27
Net-margin (%) 9.20
ACN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1763 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. ACN: 9.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ACN' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.34  Med: 8.02 Max: 10.8
Current: 9.2
5.34
10.8
ROE (%) 51.69
ACN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1707 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. ACN: 51.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
ACN' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 51.47  Med: 62.81 Max: 73.49
Current: 51.69
51.47
73.49
ROA (%) 17.24
ACN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1810 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. ACN: 17.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ACN' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.55  Med: 15.19 Max: 19.57
Current: 17.24
10.55
19.57
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 583.41
ACN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1778 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.73 vs. ACN: 583.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ACN' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 273.65  Med: 459.38 Max: 558.42
Current: 583.41
273.65
558.42
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 5.80
ACN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 1367 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. ACN: 5.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ACN' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 11.60 Max: 20
Current: 5.8
0
20
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 6.40
ACN's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1109 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. ACN: 6.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ACN' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 15.20 Max: 24
Current: 6.4
0
24
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 8.60
ACN's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1027 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. ACN: 8.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ACN' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 20.20 Max: 60
Current: 8.6
0
60
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Guru Trades

Q4 2014

ACN Guru Trades in Q4 2014

John Hussman 2,500 sh (New)
John Rogers 30,553 sh (+160.45%)
Jim Simons 1,306,200 sh (+95.66%)
Ray Dalio 40,100 sh (+43.21%)
Jeremy Grantham 4,543,601 sh (+16.57%)
Tom Gayner 135,000 sh (+5.47%)
Bill Nygren 2,100,000 sh (unchged)
Wallace Weitz 230,400 sh (unchged)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 201,691 sh (-0.12%)
MS Global Franchise Fund 316,731 sh (-2.88%)
Bestinfond 73,540 sh (-6.71%)
Paul Tudor Jones 13,499 sh (-39.01%)
First Pacific Advisors 32,225 sh (-80.17%)
Joel Greenblatt 80,076 sh (-86.07%)
PRIMECAP Management 10,450 sh (-99.58%)
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Q1 2015

ACN Guru Trades in Q1 2015

First Eagle Investment 574,183 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 244,888 sh (+205.82%)
First Pacific Advisors 45,125 sh (+40.03%)
Ray Dalio 55,200 sh (+37.66%)
John Rogers 35,637 sh (+16.64%)
Wallace Weitz 230,400 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 135,000 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 2,500 sh (unchged)
Bill Nygren 2,100,000 sh (unchged)
Bestinfond Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 198,408 sh (-1.63%)
Jeremy Grantham 4,224,591 sh (-7.02%)
MS Global Franchise Fund 291,612 sh (-7.93%)
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Q2 2015

ACN Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 6,400 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 51,717 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 30,100 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 2,671 sh (New)
John Rogers 43,193 sh (+21.20%)
Bill Nygren 2,100,000 sh (unchged)
Wallace Weitz 230,400 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 135,000 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment Sold Out
First Pacific Advisors 44,225 sh (-1.99%)
MS Global Franchise Fund 267,134 sh (-8.39%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 165,523 sh (-16.57%)
Jeremy Grantham 3,245,691 sh (-23.17%)
John Hussman 1,600 sh (-36.00%)
Joel Greenblatt 153,568 sh (-37.29%)
Ray Dalio 9,400 sh (-82.97%)
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Q3 2015

ACN Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Mairs and Power 2,227 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 119,891 sh (+4388.62%)
Bill Nygren 2,100,000 sh (unchged)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 165,523 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 135,000 sh (unchged)
Wallace Weitz 230,400 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
John Hussman Sold Out
First Pacific Advisors Sold Out
MS Global Franchise Fund 250,694 sh (-6.15%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 153,801 sh (-7.08%)
Jeremy Grantham 2,679,839 sh (-17.43%)
John Rogers 30,512 sh (-29.36%)
Caxton Associates 20,837 sh (-30.77%)
Joel Greenblatt 102,255 sh (-33.41%)
Paul Tudor Jones 3,461 sh (-45.92%)
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Guru Investment Theses on Accenture PLC

Bill Nygren Comments on Accenture PLC - Oct 07, 2014

Accenture PLC (ACN - $80)

Accenture (ACN) is one of the largest consulting and outsourcing companies in the world with over $30 billion of net revenues. Accenture is one of very few companies that can serve customers in both capacities globally, with scale, and across most industry verticals. As a result, roughly 60% of revenue is from projects where Accenture is the sole service provider from conception through completion, and more than 90 of Accenture’s top 100 customers have been clients for more than 10 years. Management has a long track record of disciplined capital allocation, having reduced the share count by nearly one-third over the past decade, and it recently initiated a fairly generous dividend. Accenture sells for less than 15x EPS, net of more than $7 per share of cash on the balance sheet. We believe this is an attractive price for such a high-quality and well-managed franchise.

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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 21.10
ACN's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1106 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.40 vs. ACN: 21.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
ACN' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.24  Med: 17.79 Max: 26.67
Current: 21.1
10.24
26.67
Forward P/E 17.39
ACN's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
51% of the 542 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.64 vs. ACN: 17.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 22.00
ACN's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
54% of the 1106 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.60 vs. ACN: 22.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
ACN' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.16  Med: 20.02 Max: 36.74
Current: 22
12.16
36.74
P/B 10.88
ACN's P/B is ranked lower than
91% of the 1660 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.44 vs. ACN: 10.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ACN' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.01  Med: 10.61 Max: 23.7
Current: 10.88
6.01
23.7
P/S 2.02
ACN's P/S is ranked lower than
51% of the 1725 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. ACN: 2.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ACN' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.86  Med: 1.55 Max: 2.23
Current: 2.02
0.86
2.23
PFCF 19.72
ACN's PFCF is ranked higher than
58% of the 760 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.26 vs. ACN: 19.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
ACN' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.45  Med: 14.86 Max: 21.73
Current: 19.72
7.45
21.73
POCF 17.46
ACN's POCF is ranked lower than
52% of the 972 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.54 vs. ACN: 17.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
ACN' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.81  Med: 12.81 Max: 19.24
Current: 17.46
6.81
19.24
EV-to-EBIT 13.87
ACN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
58% of the 1152 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.49 vs. ACN: 13.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ACN' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.9  Med: 11.10 Max: 15.8
Current: 13.87
5.9
15.8
EV-to-EBITDA 12.08
ACN's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
51% of the 1244 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.37 vs. ACN: 12.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
ACN' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.1  Med: 9.60 Max: 13.8
Current: 12.08
5.1
13.8
PEG 2.08
ACN's PEG is ranked lower than
55% of the 530 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. ACN: 2.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
ACN' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 1.42 Max: 2.53
Current: 2.08
0.61
2.53
Shiller P/E 28.84
ACN's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
55% of the 293 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 32.28 vs. ACN: 28.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
ACN' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.2  Med: 28.42 Max: 32.87
Current: 28.84
24.2
32.87
Current Ratio 1.25
ACN's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
75% of the 1733 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. ACN: 1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ACN' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.14  Med: 1.44 Max: 1.63
Current: 1.25
1.14
1.63
Quick Ratio 1.25
ACN's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 1733 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. ACN: 1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ACN' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.14  Med: 1.44 Max: 1.63
Current: 1.25
1.14
1.63
Days Sales Outstanding 44.87
ACN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
77% of the 1430 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 70.48 vs. ACN: 44.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ACN' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 37.76  Med: 43.69 Max: 65.11
Current: 44.87
37.76
65.11
Days Payable 17.22
ACN's Days Payable is ranked lower than
81% of the 1290 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 44.10 vs. ACN: 17.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
ACN' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.87  Med: 18.23 Max: 23.61
Current: 17.22
15.87
23.61

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.14
ACN's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
60% of the 1354 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. ACN: 2.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
ACN' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 1.79 Max: 3.05
Current: 2.14
0.81
3.05
Dividend Payout 0.47
ACN's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
72% of the 798 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. ACN: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
ACN' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 0.74 Max: 1.12
Current: 0.47
0.48
1.12
Dividend Growth (3y) 14.80
ACN's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
66% of the 475 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. ACN: 14.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
ACN' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 12.90 Max: 47.6
Current: 14.8
0
47.6
Forward Dividend Yield 2.22
ACN's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
59% of the 1195 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. ACN: 2.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.59
ACN's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1378 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. ACN: 4.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
ACN' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.74  Med: 3.84 Max: 6.55
Current: 4.59
1.74
6.55
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 2.30
ACN's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 1151 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: -2.20 vs. ACN: 2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
ACN' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 3.40 Max: 0
Current: 2.3

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 34.60
ACN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
97% of the 1415 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.63 vs. ACN: 34.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
ACN' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.58  Med: 17.87 Max: 218.25
Current: 34.6
8.58
218.25
Price/Projected FCF 1.39
ACN's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
56% of the 775 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. ACN: 1.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
ACN' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 1.11 Max: 1.85
Current: 1.39
0.71
1.85
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 0.89
ACN's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
78% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. ACN: 0.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.31
ACN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
63% of the 1507 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. ACN: 1.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ACN' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 1.01 Max: 2.6
Current: 1.31
0.6
2.6
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.29
ACN's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
65% of the 359 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. ACN: 2.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
ACN' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.65  Med: 1.40 Max: 2.48
Current: 2.29
0.65
2.48
Price/Graham Number 5.82
ACN's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
85% of the 1067 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. ACN: 5.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
ACN' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.26  Med: 4.20 Max: 12.79
Current: 5.82
2.26
12.79
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 7.20
ACN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1745 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. ACN: 7.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ACN' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.3  Med: 9.00 Max: 17
Current: 7.2
6.3
17
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 14.28
ACN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.48 vs. ACN: 14.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
ACN' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.8  Med: 19.10 Max: 28.9
Current: 14.28
13.8
28.9

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $33037
EPS $ 4.69
Beta0.91
Short Percentage of Float1.48%
52-Week Range $86.40 - 109.86
Shares Outstanding(Mil)650.93

Analyst Estimate

Aug16 Aug17 Aug18
Revenue(Mil) 32,506 34,547 35,945
EPS($) 5.20 5.69 6.04
EPS without NRI($) 5.20 5.69 6.04

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Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Information Technology Services
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Traded in other countries:ACNB34.Brazil, CSA.Germany, ACN N.Mexico,
Accenture PLC is a professional service company incorporated in Ireland on June 10, 2009. The Company is engaged in providing management consulting, technology and outsourcing services to clients. It operates in five operating groups including: Communications, Media & Technology; Financial Services; Health & Public Service; Products; and Resources. The Communications, Media & Technology operating group serves the communications, electronics, high technology, media and entertainment industries. Its operating group comprises of: Communications industry group serves wireline, wireless, cable and satellite communications and service providers; Electronics & High Tech industry group serves the information and communications technology, software, semiconductor, consumer electronics, aerospace and defense, and medical equipment industries; and Media & Entertainment industry group serves the broadcast, entertainment, print, publishing and Internet/social media industries. The Financial Services operating group serves the banking, capital markets and insurance industries. Its operating group comprises of: Banking & Capital Markets industry group serves retail & commercial banks, mortgage lenders, investment banks, wealth & asset management firms, broker/dealers, depositories, exchanges, clearing & settlement organizations, and other diversified financial enterprises; and Insurance industry group serves property and casualty insurers, life insurers, reinsurance firms and insurance brokers. The Health & Public Service operating group serves healthcare payers and providers, as well as government departments & agencies, public service organizations, educational institutions & non-profit organizations. Its operating group comprises of: Health industry group works with healthcare providers, such as hospitals, public health systems, policy-making authorities, health insurers (payers), and industry organizations and associations around the world to improve the quality, accessibility and productivity of healthcare; and Public Service industry group helps governments transform the way it delivers public services and engage with citizens. It works with defense departments and military forces; public safety authorities, such as police forces and border management agencies; justice departments; human services agencies; educational institutions, such as universities; non-profit organizations; and postal, customs, revenue and tax agencies. The Products operating group serves a set of increasingly interconnected consumer-relevant industries. Its operating group comprises of: Consumer Goods, Retail & Travel Services industry group serves food and beverage, household goods, personal care, tobacco, fashion/apparel, agribusiness and consumer health companies; supermarkets, hardline retailers, mass-merchandise discounters, department stores and specialty retailers; as well as airlines and hospitality and travel services companies; Industrial industry group wo
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Accenture Completes Acquisition of Formicary, Strengthening Systems Integration and Technology... Feb 03 2016
Accenture Completes Acquisition of Formicary, Strengthening Systems Integration and Technology... Feb 03 2016
Retailers’ Mobile Capabilities Lag Customer Demands, Accenture Research Finds Feb 02 2016
Health On-Demand Attracts $1B In Investments Feb 02 2016
Investment in On-Demand Healthcare to Reach $1 Billion in 2017, Accenture Finds Feb 02 2016
How McDonald’s and Medtronic Teach (and Reach) Employees Feb 02 2016
More than Half of Insurers Consider Setting Up Aggregator Sites to Sell Their Own and Other... Feb 02 2016
More than Half of Insurers Consider Setting Up Aggregator Sites to Sell Their Own and Other... Feb 02 2016
More than Half of Insurers Consider Setting Up Aggregator Sites to Sell Their Own and Other... Feb 02 2016
Accenture Positioned the Furthest and Highest within "Leaders" Quadrant in Gartner's 2015 Magic... Feb 01 2016
Accenture Positioned the Furthest and Highest within “Leaders” Quadrant in Gartner’s 2015... Feb 01 2016
Accenture Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : February 1, 2016 Feb 01 2016
Accenture Develops Virtual Reality Proof of Concept Bringing Data to Life during RBS 6 Nations Rugby... Feb 01 2016
Accenture Develops Virtual Reality Proof of Concept Bringing Data to Life during RBS 6 Nations Rugby... Feb 01 2016

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