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.

If you liked this article you might like

Nvidia Inspires Chipmaker Gains but Rest of Tech Gets Left Behind

S&P 500 and Dow on Track for Records With Markets in Good Mood Ahead of Fed

CEO of Accenture North America: We Are Committed to Gender Parity by 2025

Accenture CEO: Consulting is About Reskilling for Digital, Cloud and Security

Why Apple's Partnership With Accenture Is a Big Deal