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by Andrew Lange

Bulls Say

Accenture works with the globe’s largest and most progressive multinational corporations, which allows it to gain early insight into the most necessary challenges facing businesses and keeps it in a market-leading position.
The company produces a substantial amount of free cash and we expect healthy shareholder distributions for the foreseeable future.
Cloud, mobility, and analytics are expected to drive enterprise IT spending priorities in the short to mid-term. Read more 

Bears Say

With over half of group revenues generated offshore, Accenture is exposed to meaningful foreign exchange rate risk.
The IT services industry remains highly competitive, so Accenture must continually offer its clients the best value while retaining its most important people.
Referenceability is a crucial part of Accenture’s success. Poor client outcomes may lead to reputation damage and fewer bookings. Read more 

Management

Accenture has been a good steward of shareholder capital and has taken a sensible approach to investing for growth and capital returns. Accenture’s goal is to grow organically through internal development given its significant operating cash flow generation.  Read more 

Profile

Accenture is a leading provider of management consulting, technology services, and outsourcing. The firm is truly global, with operations in over 120 countries and roughly   Read more 

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