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Accenture Plc


$97.33
$66.1 Billion
6.8%
6.2%
154.6%
5.3%
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Company Description

Accenture Plc operates as an investment holding company with interest in providing management consulting, technology and outsourcing services. The company's business is structured around five operating groups, which together comprise nineteen industry groups serving clients in major industries around the world, namely, Communications, Media and Technology, Financial Services, Health and Public Service, Products and Resources. The Communications, Media & Technology operating group serves the Communications, Electronics & High Tech and Media & Entertainment industries. The Communications industry group serves wireless, cable and satellite communications and service providers. The Electronics & High Tech industry group serves the following industries: information and communications technology, software, semiconductor, consumer electronics, aerospace and defense, and medical equipment. The Media & Entertainment industry group serves the broadcast, entertainment, print, publishing and Internet/social media industries. The Financial Services operating group serves the Banking, Capital Markets and Insurance industries. The Banking industry group works with retail and commercial banks, mortgage lenders and diversified financial enterprises. The Capital Markets industry group helps investment banks, broker/dealers, asset management firms, depositories, exchanges and clearing and settlement organizations by providing consulting and outsourcing services to improve business performance. The Insurance industry group helps property and casualty insurers, life insurers, reinsurance firms and insurance brokers improve business processes, modernize their technologies and improve the quality and consistency of risk underwriting decisions. The Health & Public Service operating group serves healthcare payers and providers, as well as government departments and agencies, public service organizations, educational institutions and non-profit organizations around the world. The Health industry group works with healthcare providers, such as hospitals, public health systems, policy-making authorities, health insurers (payers) and industry organizations and associations around the world to improve the quality, accessibility and productivity of healthcare. The Public Service industry group helps governments position themselves for the future by transforming the way they deliver public services and engage with citizens. The Products operating group serves a set of increasingly interconnected consumer-relevant industries. The Products operating group comprises the following industry groups: Air, Freight & Travel Services, Automotive, Consumer Goods & Services, Industrial Equipment, Infrastructure & Transportation Services, Life Sciences and Retail. The Air, Freight & Travel Services industry group serves airlines, freight and logistics companies, and travel services companies, including hotels, tour operators, rental car companies and cruise operators. The Automotive industry group works with original equipment manufacturers and suppliers. The Consumer Goods & Services industry group serves food and beverage, alcoholic beverage, household goods, personal care, tobacco, fashion/apparel, agribusiness and consumer health companies around the world. The Industrial Equipment industry group serves the industrial and electrical equipment, automotive supplier, consumer durable and heavy equipment industries. The Infrastructure & Transportation Services industry group serves companies in the construction, infrastructure management (ports, airports, seaports and road-tolling facilities) and mass transportation industries. The Life Sciences industry group works with pharmaceutical, medical technology and biotechnology companies. The Retail industry group serves a wide range of companies, including supermarkets, hardline retailers, mass-merchandise discounters, department stores, and fashion and other specialty retailers. Resources operating group serves the chemicals, energy, forest products, metals and mining, utilities and related industries. The Resources operating group comprises the following industry groups: Chemicals, Energy, Natural Resources and Utilities. The Chemicals industry group works with a wide cross-section of industry segments, including petrochemicals, specialty chemicals, polymers and plastics, gases and agricultural chemicals, among others. The Energy industry group serves a wide range of companies in the oil and gas industry, including upstream, downstream, oil services and clean-energy companies. The Natural Resources industry group serves the metals, mining, forest products and building materials industries. The Utilities industry group works with electric, gas and water utilities around the world to respond to an evolving marketplace. The company was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.

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