NAPLES, Fla.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ: ACIW), a leading international provider of electronic payment systems, has been named among the 100 best performing public companies with revenue less than $1 billion by leading business authority Forbes.
“It’s been an exciting year for ACI as we continue to see considerable demand for our offerings”
ACI was ranked at number 47 on Forbes’ annual list of America’s Best Performing Small Companies. This annual report highlights public companies with revenue under $1 billion and ranks them based on return on equity, sales growth and earnings growth over the past year and past five years. As the ranking notes, ACI saw a 10 percent increase in sales over the previous period, a 44 percent increase in earnings per share and a 10 percent increase in return on equity.
“It’s been an exciting year for ACI as we continue to see considerable demand for our offerings,” said Jeremy Wilmot, Senior Vice President & Managing Director Americas, for ACI. “Our Universal Payments family of products and solutions are a game changer in the industry, empowering customers to transform their payment systems into revenue-generating opportunities. We are honored to be recognized among so many impressive and innovative organizations.”
ACI was also recently recognized by independent research firm Aite Group as the industry’s fastest growing biller direct electronic bill payment provider (2009-2012).
The full list of Forbes’ Best Performing Small Companies in America can be found at www.forbes.com/best-small-companies and in the October 28 issue of Forbes magazine.
About ACI Worldwide
ACI Worldwide powers electronic payments and banking for more than 2,600 financial institutions, retailers, billers and processors around the world. ACI software enables $13 trillion in payments each day, processing transactions for more than 250 of the leading global retailers, and 18 of the world’s 20 largest banks. Through our comprehensive suite of software products and hosted services, we deliver a broad range of solutions for payments processing; card and merchant management; online banking; mobile, branch and voice banking; fraud detection; trade finance; and electronic bill presentment and payment. To learn more about ACI, please visit www.aciworldwide.com. You can also find us on Twitter @ACI_Worldwide.
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