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Cognizant Tops Peers Like Accenture in Revenue Growth per Share over Past 12 Months

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Over the past 10 years, the revenue growth per share for Accenture (ACN) has been 11.5%, whereas its EBITDA (earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization) growth and free cash flow growth during the same period stand at 13.2% and 12.1%, respectively.

In the past 12 months, Accenture’s revenue growth per share, EBITDA, and free cash flow increased by 7.8%, 8.1%, and 42.3%, respectively.

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Cognizant’s revenue growth per share

Over the past 10 years, the revenue growth per share for Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTSH) has been 31.8%, whereas its EBITDA growth and free cash flow growth during the same period stand at 30.9% and 33.8%, respectively.

In the past 12 months, Cognizant’s revenue growth per share, EBITDA, and free cash flow increased by 17.6%, 12.2%, and -3.2%, respectively.

Infosys’s and Wipro’s revenue growths per share

Over the past 10 years, the revenue growth per share for Infosys (INFY) has been 21.6%, whereas its EBITDA growth and free cash flow growth during the same period stand at 19.5% and 24.8%, respectively.

In the past 12 months, Infosys’s revenue growth per share, EBITDA, and free cash flow increased by 6.9%, 7.8%, and -18.7%, respectively.

The revenue growth of Wipro (WIT) over the past 10 years has been 17.9%, whereas its EBITDA growth and free cash flow growth during the same period stand at 18.1% and 19.9%, respectively.

In the past 12 months, Wipro’s revenue growth per share, EBITDA, and free cash flow grew by 7.3%, 6.80%, and 1.20%, respectively.

To gain exposure to Accenture, you can invest in the Technology Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLK) and the Vanguard Information Technology ETF (VGT). The company’s stock accounts for 1.37% and 1.35% of these portfolios, respectively.

In the next part of this series, we’ll look with greater detail at these IT companies’ recent returns on equity.

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