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(ACN) Accenture Secures Tokyo Government Job

Accenture plc. (ACN) has secured a big job order from the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (“TMG”). As per the new task order, Accenture has been entrusted by TMG with the responsibility of recruiting 10 or more foreign companies...

19Jul2013 | | Comments Off on (ACN) Accenture Secures Tokyo Government Job | Continued

(ACN) Accenture Helps Insurance Companies

Accenture Plc. (ACN) is winning deals from insurance companies across the globe. Recently, the company won a deal from the Reale Mutua Assicurazioni Group of Italy to provide back office and IT services, expanding the company’s business...

2Jul2013 | | Comments Off on (ACN) Accenture Helps Insurance Companies | Continued

(ACN) Accenture Wins Deal from Swedish Steel Manufacturer SSAB

Technology and outsourcing company, Accenture Plc. (ACN) has recently won a seven-year business process outsourcing agreement from a Swedish Steel manufacturer, SSAB. Accenture would provide finance & accounting, customer care...

4May2013 | | Comments Off on (ACN) Accenture Wins Deal from Swedish Steel Manufacturer SSAB | Continued

(ACN) Accenture to Aid Government of Punjab

More government projects are coming in the way of Accenture Plc. (ACN). This time it is a project from the state government of India. The company has secured a 12-month contract for technology and management-consulting services for...

21Apr2013 | | Comments Off on (ACN) Accenture to Aid Government of Punjab | Continued

(ACN) Accenture’s Earnings Beat The Street – Revenues Report In Line

Accenture plc (ACN) reported second-quarter fiscal 2013 earnings per share (EPS) of $1.00, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 97 cents. Earnings increased 3.1% from the year-ago quarter attributable to higher revenues, non-operating...

1Apr2013 | | Comments Off on (ACN) Accenture’s Earnings Beat The Street – Revenues Report In Line | Continued

(ACN) Accenture Gets Trinity Health Order

Accenture plc (ACN) recently secured an order from Trinity Health for its Unified Clinical Organization (UCO) model designed to improve care co-ordination and patient outcomes..

In accordance with the agreement, Accenture provided...

26Mar2013 | | Comments Off on (ACN) Accenture Gets Trinity Health Order | Continued

(ACN) Accenture Wins Two Navy Contracts

Accenture plc (ACN) recently won two three-year contracts from the U.S. Department of Navy at an aggregate value of $30.0 million. The government department has chosen Accenture Federal Services to support the Navy’s Financial Improvement...

15Jan2013 | | Comments Off on (ACN) Accenture Wins Two Navy Contracts | Continued

(FCN) FTI Consulting Redeems Senior Notes

FTI Consulting Inc. (FCN), a global investment advisory firm, has recently redeemed $86.7 million worth of 7 3/4% senior notes due 2016, the redemption price of which was 102.58% of the principal amount plus accrued interests. The...

2Jan2013 | | Comments Off on (FCN) FTI Consulting Redeems Senior Notes | Continued

(ACN) Accenture and Unilever in a Business Process Outsourcing Deal

Ace technical and management solutions provider Accenture plc (ACN) recently clinched a business process outsourcing (BPO) deal with fast-moving-consumer-goods (FMCG) giant Un

28Dec2012 | | Comments Off on (ACN) Accenture and Unilever in a Business Process Outsourcing Deal | Continued

(ACN) Accenture Looks Evenly Poised

Everything including deal wins, technical collaborations and an expanding project pipeline seem to be going in favor of Accenture Plc. (ACN). All three business segments namely Consulting, Technology...

3Dec2012 | | Comments Off on (ACN) Accenture Looks Evenly Poised | Continued

(IT) Ingram Wraps Up Brightpoint Buyout

Ace information technology (IT) distributor Ingram Micro Inc. (IM) finally had the opportunity to close the acquisition of Brightpoint Inc. (CELL), a leading distributor...

16Oct2012 | | Comments Off on (IT) Ingram Wraps Up Brightpoint Buyout | Continued

(ACN) Accenture Boosts Video Capabilities

Management technology outsourcing and consulting service provider, Accenture plc (ACN) recently took over certain Internet Protocol television (IPTV) assets of Nokia Siemens Networks for an undisclosed amount. Nokia Siemens Networks...

9Oct2012 | | Comments Off on (ACN) Accenture Boosts Video Capabilities | Continued

(ACN) Accenture Wins Airedale Deal

After winning a deal from the Brazilian communication service provider Oi, Accenture Plc. (ACN) has now entered into a three-year agreement with the Airedale NHS Foundation Trust.

Accenture will provide the...

9Oct2012 | | Comments Off on (ACN) Accenture Wins Airedale Deal | Continued

(CRAI) CRA International – Bear of the Day

Following the footsteps of the previous-quarter results, CRA International’s (CRAI) second quarter 2012 results were also discouraging. The earnings lagged the Zacks Consensus Estimate significantly, owing to the weak performance...

5Sep2012 | | Comments Off on (CRAI) CRA International – Bear of the Day | Continued

(IT) Tech Data Corporation Misses Earnings on Lower Sales

Information technology (IT) products distributor, Tech Data Corp. (TECD) reported a disappointing second quarter of 2013. Earnings of 88 cents per share were well short of the Zacks Consensus Estimate...

21Aug2012 | | Comments Off on (IT) Tech Data Corporation Misses Earnings on Lower Sales | Continued

(ESRX) Express Scripts Holding Company Beats Forecasts – Lifts View

Express Scripts Holding Company’s (ESRX) second-quarter 2012 adjusted earnings of 88 cents per share beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 82 cents and increased 23.9% from the year-ago period. Higher revenues boosted earnings in...

10Aug2012 | | Comments Off on (ESRX) Express Scripts Holding Company Beats Forecasts – Lifts View | Continued

(IT) Gartner Report Shows PC Market Continues to Melt

U.S. technology research firm Gartner Inc. (IT) recently announced that worldwide PC unit shipments declined 0.1% year over year to 87.5 million units in the second quarter of fiscal 2012. Shipments were also below the prior quarter...

16Jul2012 | | Comments Off on (IT) Gartner Report Shows PC Market Continues to Melt | Continued

(IT) Company News for July 2, 2012 – Corporate Summary

•    BlackBerry manufacturer Research In Motion Limited’s (NASDAQ:RIMM) shares slumped 19.1% on Friday after it reported highly dismal first quarter fiscal 2013 results. The loss per share amounted to $0.37, significantly wider than the Zacks...

2Jul2012 | | Comments Off on (IT) Company News for July 2, 2012 – Corporate Summary | Continued

(IT) Accenture and Salesforce Extend Ties

Information technology (IT) services provider Accenture plc (ACN) is set to strengthen its long-standing business relationship with the ace cloud vendor Salesforce.com Inc. (CRM)....

28May2012 | | Comments Off on (IT) Accenture and Salesforce Extend Ties | Continued

(ESRX) Company News for March 12, 2012 – Corporate Summary

•    Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) launched the latest espresso brewer and announced that the company will be selling single-cup coffee machines

•    According to reports, the Federal Trade Commission will not obstruct the merger...

13Mar2012 | | Comments Off on (ESRX) Company News for March 12, 2012 – Corporate Summary | Continued

(ESRX) Walgreen Braves Express Scripts Loss

The six-month dispute with Express Scripts (ESRX) took its toll on Walgreen’s (WAG) recently released first quarter fiscal 2012 results. The company’s bottom-line...

3Jan2012 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ACN) Accenture Health Care Virtually Through AT&T

Accenture plc (ACN) is reportedly unveiling a new cloud-based solution targeting the health care industry. The comprehensive technical and management solutions provider also mentioned that the new offering will be made available virtually...

14Dec2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(FCN) FTI Consulting Analyst Upgrades to Outperform

We have upgraded our rating on Baltimore, Maryland-based FTI Consulting Inc. (FCN), a global business advisory firm, to Outperform from Neutral.

The rating was upgraded as FTI’s corporate finance and restructuring service...

14Dec2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ACN) Accenture Clinches Twin Business Process Outsourcing Deals

Ace technical and management solutions provider Accenture plc (ACN) recently clinched a business process outsourcing (BPO) deal with insurance carrier BNP Paribas Cardif. Financial terms of the deal were kept confidential.

BNP...

7Dec2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ACN) Accenture Wins California Government Deal

The outsourcing and consulting major, Accenture Inc. (ACN) recently won a nine-year contract from the California Department of Consumer Affairs to develop and implement a licensing and enforcement system, known as BreEZe. This is expected...

1Dec2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(IT) Gartner Releases Third Quarter Server Results

Technology research firm Gartner (IT) recently released its third quarter 2011 server shipment results. Server shipments in the reported quarter grew 7.2% on a year-over-year basis, while revenues generated by server shipments increased...

30Nov2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ESRX) Express Scripts Quarterly Report Beats by a Penny

Express Scripts Inc.’s (ESRX) third quarter 2011 earnings of 79 cents per share (excluding special items) were a penny above the Zacks Consensus Estimate and 22% above the year-ago adjusted earnings of 65 cents per share. The jump...

26Oct2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(IT) IBM Opens New Office in Angola

Information Technology (IT) giant IBM Corp. (IBM) recently opened a new branch office at Luanda, Angola. This follows the branch openings at Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and Dakar, Senegal, in the first half of 2011.

The Luanda office...

21Sep2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ACN) Accenture plc Earns IRS Contract

Technology outsourcing and consulting major Accenture plc (ACN) recently won a 10-year technology service contract from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) department. These contracts are the primary procurement vehicles...

9Aug2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(CFS) Aetna Announces Acquisition of PayFlex

In an attempt to solidify its Consumer Fund Services (CFS) business, Aetna Inc. (AET) has entered into an agreement to acquire Omaha, NE-based Payflex Holdings Inc. in a $202 million deal.

The acquisition, which...

7Aug2011 | | 0 comments | Continued