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Accenture Reports First-Quarter Fiscal 2013 Results, With Record Quarterly Revenues And EPS

New Bookings

New bookings for the first quarter were $7.5 billion and reflect a negative 2 percent foreign-currency impact compared with new bookings in the first quarter last year.

  • Consulting new bookings were $4.2 billion, or 56 percent of total new bookings.
  • Outsourcing new bookings were $3.3 billion, or 44 percent of total new bookings.

Net Revenues by Operating Group

Net revenues by operating group were as follows:

  • Communications, Media & Technology: $1.46 billion, compared with $1.54 billion for the first quarter of fiscal 2012, a decrease of 5 percent in U.S. dollars and 1 percent in local currency.
  • Financial Services: $1.56 billion, compared with $1.48 billion for the first quarter of fiscal 2012, an increase of 5 percent in U.S. dollars and 9 percent in local currency.
  • Health & Public Service: $1.17 billion, compared with $1.05 billion for the first quarter of fiscal 2012, an increase of 11 percent in U.S. dollars and 13 percent in local currency.
  • Products: $1.70 billion, compared with $1.67 billion for the first quarter of fiscal 2012, an increase of 2 percent in U.S. dollars and 5 percent in local currency.
  • Resources: $1.32 billion, compared with $1.33 billion for the first quarter of fiscal 2012, flat in U.S. dollars and an increase of 3 percent in local currency.

Net Revenues by Geographic Region

Net revenues by geographic region were as follows:

  • Americas: $3.33 billion, compared with $3.07 billion for the first quarter of fiscal 2012, an increase of 8 percent in U.S. dollars and 10 percent in local currency.
  • Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA): $2.82 billion, compared with $3.01 billion for the first quarter of fiscal 2012, a decrease of 6 percent in U.S. dollars and flat in local currency.
  • Asia Pacific: $1.06 billion, compared with $991 million for the first quarter of fiscal 2012, an increase of 7 percent in U.S. dollars and 8 percent in local currency.

Returning Cash to Shareholders

Accenture continues to return cash to shareholders through cash dividends and share repurchases.

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