Accenture plc Reveals Increase In Q3 Earnings

Accenture plc (ACN) released earnings for its third quarter that advanced from the same period last year.

The company's profit totaled $1.55 billion, or $2.40 per share. This compares with $1.23 billion, or $1.90 per share, in last year's third quarter.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $2.23 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company's revenue for the quarter rose 20.7% to $13.26 billion from $10.99 billion last year.

Accenture plc earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q3): $1.55 Bln. vs. $1.23 Bln. last year.
-EPS (Q3): $2.40 vs. $1.90 last year.
-Analysts Estimate: $2.23
-Revenue (Q3): $13.26 Bln vs. $10.99 Bln last year.

Next quarter revenue guidance: $13.1 - $13.5 Bln
Full year EPS guidance: $8.71 - $8.80

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