Brazil drives record Americas revenues in fiscal Q2, Accenture CFO says

- Friday, March 25, 2011

Brazil drives record Americas revenues in fiscal Q2, Accenture CFO says

Brazil, together with the US and Canada, drove US consulting and technology services firm Accenture's (NYSE: ACN) Americas revenues to a record US$2.68bn during the fiscal second quarter, ended February 28, Accenture CFO Pamela Craig said during a conference call with investors.

The sales mark represented a 21% increase year-over-year, according to a company statement.

Global sales during the same period increased 17% to US$6.05bn, exceeding previous expectations of US$5.6bn-5.8bn.

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Total bookings for the quarter were US$6.98bn, with consulting bookings reaching US$3.8bn and outsourcing bookings topping off at US$3.18bn.

Net profits increased 22% to US$566mn.

Meanwhile, H1 sales increased 15% to US$12.1bn, and net profits increased nearly 18% to US$1.17bn.

Accenture expects third quarter revenues of US$6.3bn-6.5bn.

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