Accenture's net revenue rises 4.7 percent

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Posted: Mar 23, 2017 7:13 AM

(Reuters) - Consulting and outsourcing services provider Accenture Plc reported a 4.7 percent increase in quarterly net revenue, helped by strong demand for its digital and cloud services.

Net income attributable to Accenture fell to $838.8 million or $1.33 per share in the second quarter ended Feb. 28, from $1.33 billion or $2.08 per share, a year earlier.

Net revenue rose to $8.32 billion from $7.95 billion.

Accenture's digital, cloud and security-related services make up more than 40 percent of total revenue.

(Reporting by Rishika Sadam in Bengaluru; Editing by Sai Sachin Ravikumar)