Accenture Plc: Technology & Communications Company Profile, SWOT & Financial Report

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					Accenture Plc

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Accenture Plc                                                                Financial Snapshot

                                                                             Operating Performance
Fast Facts
                                                                             The company reported revenue of US$27,352.91
Headquarters Address               1 Grand Canal Square, Dublin, 2,Ireland
                                                                             million during the fiscal year 2011 (2011). The
                                                                             company's revenue grew at a CAGR of 6.26% during
Telephone                          + 353 1 6462000
                                                                             2007–2011, with an annual growth of 18.44% over
                                                                             2010. In 2011, the company recorded an operating
Fax                                N/A                                       margin of 12.69%, as against 12.62% in 2010.

Website                            www.accenture.com
                                                                             Revenue and Margins
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange      ACN, New York Stock Exchange

Number of Employees                204,000

Fiscal Year End                    August

Revenue (in US$ million)           27,352.91




SWOT Analysis

Strengths                          Weaknesses

Diversified Services               Declining Consulting Revenues

Inorganic Growth                   Legal Battle with British Gas

Strong Bookings & Backlogs

Wide Global Presence

Opportunities                      Threats
                                   Consolidation in the Global Consulting
Positive Outlook for IT Services
                                   Industry

Recovering Economy                 Currency Exchange Risk

Strategic Acquisitions             Risk Due to Increasing IT Complexity




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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1     Business Analysis ................................................................................................................................... 5
    1.1       Company Overview ................................................................................................................................................5
    1.2       Business Description ..............................................................................................................................................5
    1.3       Major Products and Services .................................................................................................................................7
2     Analysis of Key Performance Indicators ............................................................................................... 9
    2.1       Five Year Snapshot: Overview of Financial and Operational Performance Indicators ..........................................9
    2.2       Key Financial Performance Indicators .................................................................................................................12
      2.2.1       Revenue and Operating Profit .........................................................................................................................12
      2.2.2       Asset, Liabilities and Capex .............................................................................................................................13
      2.2.3       Valuation ..........................................................................................................................................................14
    2.3       Key Competitors ...................................................................................................................................................15
3     Mergers & Acquisitions and Partnerships ........................................................................................... 16
    3.1       M&A and Partnerships Strategy ...........................................................................................................................16
4     Recent Developments ........................................................................................................................... 17
5     SWOT Analysis ...................................................................................................................................... 19
    5.1       SWOT Analysis - Overview ..................................................................................................................................19
    5.2       Strengths ..............................................................................................................................................................19
    5.3       Weaknesses .........................................................................................................................................................20
    5.4       Opportunities ........................................................................................................................................................20
    5.5       Threats .................................................................................................................................................................21
6     Company Statement .............................................................................................................................. 22
7     History .................................................................................................................................................... 24
8     Key Employees ...................................................................................................................................... 25
9     Key Employee Biographies................................................................................................................... 26
10    Locations and Subsidiaries .................................................................................................................. 27
    10.1      Head Office ..........................................................................................................................................................27
    10.2      Other Locations and Subsidiaries ........................................................................................................................27
11    Appendix ................................................................................................................................................ 29
    11.1      Methodology .........................................................................................................................................................29
    11.2      Ratio Definitions ...................................................................................................................................................29
    11.3      Disclaimer.............................................................................................................................................................33




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List of Tables

Table 1: Major Products and Services ..................................................................................................................................7
Table 2: Key Ratios - Annual ..................................................................................................................................................9
Table 3: Key Ratios - Interim ................................................................................................................................................11
Table 4: Key Capital Market Indicators ................................................................................................................................11
Table 5: History.....................................................................................................................................................................24
Table 6: Key Employees .......................................................................................................................................................25
Table 7:
				
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