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Accenture (formerly known as Andersen Consulting) is a provider of strategy, consulting, interactive, technology, and operations services with digital capabilities. The company operates in five segments: Communications, Media & Technology, Financial Services, Health & Public Service, Products, and Resources. The Communications, Media & Technology segment helps communications, media, high tech, and software and platform companies accelerate and deliver digital transformation. The Financial Services segment serves the banking, capital markets, and insurance industries. The Health & Public Service segment offers consulting services and digital solutions to healthcare payers and providers, as well as government departments and agencies, public service organizations, educational institutions, and non-profit organizations. The Products segment delivers distribution, sales and marketing, research and development, manufacturing, finance, human resources, procurement, and supply chain digital solutions. The Resources segment helps organizations to develop and execute strategies, improve operations, manage change initiatives, and integrate digital technologies.

TypePublic
Founded1989
HQDublin, IE
Websiteaccenture.com
Employee Ratings3.9
Overall CultureB+

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Aug 2020)505,733(-1%)
Job Openings10,058
Revenue (FY, 2020)$44.3 B(+3%)
Share Price (Nov 2020)$243.4
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Accenture

Julie Sweet

Julie Sweet

Chief Executive Officer
Paul Daugherty

Paul Daugherty

Group Chief Executive – Technology & Chief Technology Officer
Manish Sharma

Manish Sharma

Group Chief Executive – Operations​
Brian Whipple

Brian Whipple

Group Chief Executive – Interactive
Annette Rippert

Annette Rippert

Group Chief Executive – Strategy & Consulting
Jack Azagury

Jack Azagury

Market Unit Lead – US Northeast
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Accenture Office Locations

Accenture has offices in Dublin, Albany, Annapolis, Annapolis Junction and in 226 other locations
Dublin, IE (HQ)
1 Grand Canal Quay, Grand Canal Dock
Dublin, IE
3, Grand Canal Plaza, Grand Canal Street Upper, Grand Canal Dock
Dublin, IE
7 Hanover Quay, Dublin Docklands
Buenos Aires, AR
24 de Noviembre 2120
Buenos Aires, AR
Av. Independencia 4250
La Plata, AR
Diagonal 80 942
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Accenture Financials and Metrics

Accenture Revenue

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Accenture's revenue was reported to be $44.33 b in FY, 2020 which is a 2.6% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (FY, 2020)

44.3b

Revenue growth (FY, 2019 - FY, 2020), %

2.6%

Gross profit (FY, 2020)

14.0b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2020), %

31.5%

Net income (FY, 2020)

5.2b

EBIT (FY, 2020)

6.5b

Market capitalization (20-Nov-2020)

154.1b

Closing stock price (20-Nov-2020)

243.4

Cash (31-Aug-2020)

8.4b

EV

149.2b
Accenture's current market capitalization is $154.1 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

41.6b43.2b44.3b

Revenue growth, %

13%4%3%

Cost of goods sold

29.2b29.9b30.4b

Gross profit

12.4b13.3b14.0b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Revenue

10.1b10.1b10.8b10.6b10.5b11.1b11.4b11.1b11.0b

Cost of goods sold

7.0b7.2b7.5b7.3b7.4b7.6b7.7b7.8b7.5b

Gross profit

3.1b2.8b3.3b3.3b3.1b3.5b3.6b3.4b3.5b

Gross profit Margin, %

30%28%31%31%29%32%32%30%32%
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

5.1b6.1b8.4b

Accounts Receivable

5.0b8.1b7.8b

Current Assets

13.6b15.5b17.7b

PP&E

1.3b1.4b1.5b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Cash

3.7b3.6b3.9b4.4b4.5b4.8b5.8b5.4b6.4b

Accounts Receivable

5.0b5.0b5.0b7.5b7.6b8.1b8.6b8.5b8.3b

Current Assets

12.3b12.3b12.3b13.5b13.8b14.1b15.6b15.4b16.1b

PP&E

1.2b1.2b1.2b1.2b1.3b1.3b1.4b1.4b1.4b
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

4.2b4.8b5.2b

Depreciation and Amortization

926.8m892.8m1.8b

Accounts Payable

(168.0m)177.2m(359.7m)

Cash From Operating Activities

6.0b6.6b8.2b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Net Income

1.2b2.1b3.2b1.3b2.4b3.7b1.4b2.6b3.9b

Depreciation and Amortization

232.6m453.3m691.7m211.7m431.3m652.6m399.5m841.6m728.8m

Accounts Payable

(220.0m)(179.4m)(132.6m)(14.5m)28.7m94.1m(61.9m)(121.0m)(245.7m)

Cash From Operating Activities

1.0b1.9b3.9b1.0b2.4b4.5b786.9m2.3b5.1b
USDQ1, 2018

EV/EBIT

60.8 x

EV/CFO

89.8 x

Financial Leverage

2.3 x

P/E Ratio

82.0
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Accenture Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
OpusLineOctober 27, 2020
EnimbosOctober 26, 2020
AvenaiOctober 07, 2020
The Myrtle GroupOctober 07, 2020
ZagOctober 05, 2020
N3 LLCSeptember 24, 2020
SALT Solutions GmbHSeptember 16, 2020
CreativeDriveAugust 13, 2020
PLM Systems S.r.lAugust 03, 2020
SentelisJune 15, 2020
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Accenture Revenue Breakdown

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Accenture revenue breakdown by business segment: 14.9% from Resources, 27.7% from Products, 18.1% from Health & Public Service, 19.2% from Financial Services, 20.0% from Communications, Media & Technology and 0.0% from Other

Accenture revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 20.2% from Growth Markets, 32.5% from Europe and 47.3% from North America

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Accenture Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

99/100

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Accenture Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

60-79

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Accenture Online and Social Media Presence

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Accenture Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B+

    72/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    78/100

  • Compensation

    B

    72/100

  • Diversity

    B+

    73/100

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Accenture News and Updates

COVID-19 Increases Urgency for Banks to Transform Payment Systems as Digital Payments Soar, Finds Research from Accenture

The rapid shift to digital payments due to the COVID-19 pandemic is urgently increasing the need for banks to modernize their payment systems, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).

Accenture Positioned as Leader in Digital Business Transformation Services by Independent Research Firm

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a leader in The Forrester Wave™: Digital Business Transformation Services, Q4 2020 report.

Institut Polytechnique de Paris and Accenture Form Strategic Partnership to Leverage Science and Technology to Address Major Societal, Economic, and Environmental Challenges

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the Institut Polytechnique de Paris (IP Paris) have entered into a five-year strategic partnership to co-develop solutions in response to the major social, economic, and environmental challenges that humanity faces.

Accenture to Acquire End-to-End Analytics

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has agreed to acquire End-to-End Analytics, a boutique analytics and data science consultancy based in Palo Alto, CA, with additional offices in Brazil.

Accenture Acquires Arca to Bolster its 5G Network Capabilities

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Arca, a Spanish engineering services company with a focus on network operations and business services. Its 640 employees will join Accenture in Spain.

Accenture Recognized as a Leader in Everest Group’s Data & Analytics Services PEAK Matrix® Assessment 2020

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is positioned as a Leader in the Everest Group Data & Analytics (D&A) Services PEAK Matrix® Assessment 2020.
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Accenture Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Accenture founded?

    Accenture was founded in 1989.

  • Who are Accenture key executives?

    Accenture's key executives are Julie Sweet, Paul Daugherty and Manish Sharma.

  • How many employees does Accenture have?

    Accenture has 505,733 employees.

  • What is Accenture revenue?

    Latest Accenture annual revenue is $44.3 b.

  • What is Accenture revenue per employee?

    Latest Accenture revenue per employee is $87.6 k.

  • Who are Accenture competitors?

    Competitors of Accenture include Capgemini, Infosys and Cognizant.

  • Where is Accenture headquarters?

    Accenture headquarters is located at 1 Grand Canal Quay, Grand Canal Dock, Dublin.

  • Where are Accenture offices?

    Accenture has offices in Dublin, Albany, Annapolis, Annapolis Junction and in 226 other locations.

  • How many offices does Accenture have?

    Accenture has 301 offices.