Accenture shares, which lost 1.44% of their value during regular trading hours Tuesday , saw an uptick of more than 2% in post-market trading.
Net income in the company's fiscal second quarter increased to $296.7 million, or 47 cents a share, from $69.7 million, or 11 cents a share a year earlier, when it booked a $450 million provision for future taxes.
Net revenue, which excludes reimbursements, rose to $4.75 billion from $4.1 billion.
The New York-based company in December had forecast second-quarter net revenue of $4.6 billion to $4.8 billion.
Accenture in December also had forecast net earnings per share of $1.80 to $1.85 for its fiscal 2007, which ends in August.