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IBM’s Revenue Fell for Several Quarters

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Accenture’s revenues rise

Revenues for Accenture (ACN) rose from $27.4 billion in fiscal 2011 to $29.8 billion in fiscal 2012, and $30.4 billion in fiscal 2013. Revenues further rose 4.9% YoY (year-over-year) in fiscal 2014 to $31.87 billion. We can see that revenues rose by 2.1% and 8.9% YoY in fiscal 2013 and fiscal 2012, respectively. On a quarterly basis, revenues rose 9.9% from $7.5 billion in 3Q13 to $8.3 billion in 3Q14. Revenues rose 1.2% YoY in 3Q15 to $8.4 billion.

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IBM’s revenues fall

Revenues for IBM (IBM) fell 2.3% from $106.9 billion in fiscal 2011 to $104.5 billion in fiscal 2012. Revenues further fell 5.9% YoY in fiscal 2013 to $98.4 billion. Also, revenues fell 5.7% YoY in fiscal 2014 to $92.8 billion. On a quarterly basis, revenues fell 4.0% from $23.3 billion in 3Q13 to $22.4 billion in 3Q14. Finally, revenues fell 13.9% YoY in 3Q15 to $19.3 billion.

Wipro’s revenues fell in 3Q15

Revenues for Wipro (WIT) rose 4.7% from $6.0 billion in fiscal 2011 to $6.3 billion in fiscal 2012. Revenues also rose 8.7% YoY in fiscal 2013 to $6.9 billion, and then 3.6% YoY in fiscal 2014 to $7.1 billion. On a quarterly basis, revenues rose 13.4%, going from $1.7 billion in 3Q13 to $1.91 billion in 3Q14. Revenues fell -1.46% YoY in 3Q15 to $1.89 billion.

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 1.6% and 1.5% of their portfolios, respectively.

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