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Accenture Reports Second-Quarter Fiscal 2013 Results

New Bookings

New bookings for the second quarter were $9.1 billion and reflect zero foreign-exchange impact compared with new bookings in the second quarter last year.

  • Consulting new bookings were $4.4 billion, or 48 percent of total new bookings.
  • Outsourcing new bookings were $4.7 billion, or 52 percent of total new bookings.

Net Revenues by Operating Group

Net revenues by operating group were as follows:

  • Communications, Media & Technology: $1.41 billion, compared with $1.48 billion for the second quarter of fiscal 2012, a decrease of 5 percent in U.S. dollars and 4 percent in local currency.
  • Financial Services: $1.51 billion, compared with $1.38 billion for the second quarter of fiscal 2012, an increase of 10 percent in both U.S. dollars and local currency.
  • Health & Public Service: $1.19 billion, compared with $1.06 billion for the second quarter of fiscal 2012, an increase of 13 percent in both U.S. dollars and local currency.
  • Products: $1.68 billion, compared with $1.58 billion for the second quarter of fiscal 2012, an increase of 6 percent in both U.S. dollars and local currency.
  • Resources: $1.25 billion, compared with $1.29 billion for the second quarter of fiscal 2012, a decrease of 3 percent in both U.S. dollars and local currency.

Net Revenues by Geographic Region

Net revenues by geographic region were as follows:

  • Americas: $3.28 billion, compared with $3.03 billion for the second quarter of fiscal 2012, an increase of 8 percent in U.S. dollars and 9 percent in local currency.
  • Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA): $2.80 billion, compared with $2.80 billion for the second quarter of fiscal 2012, flat in U.S. dollars and a decrease of 1 percent in local currency.
  • Asia Pacific: $978 million, compared with $971 million for the second quarter of fiscal 2012, an increase of 1 percent in U.S. dollars and 2 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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