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Ticker: ACN
Market cap (billions): $31.5
PEG ratio: 1.1
Earnings growth*: 13%
Debt/equity ratio: 0

The management-consulting and information-technology giant is benefiting from the trend toward outsourcing around the globe. The company also has been able to attract a loyal group of customers: All of its top clients have been with Accenture for at least five years, and 85% have been working with the company for at least 10 years.

That translates to consistent business and dependable revenue streams for Accenture, whose earnings are expected to increase 13% annually for the next few years. And the stock - with a price-to-earnings ratio roughly in line with this growth rate - is still a bargain.

Last updated June 20 2008: 2:35 PM ET
Criteria include PEG ratios (price/earnings ratio divided by earnings growth rate) below S&P 500's PEG ratio of 2.2, long-term earnings growth equal to or greater than the S&P 500's estimated 7% rate, and debt-equity ratio below 0.33.
*Wall Street estimates for the next three to five years.
Source: Zacks Investment Research
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