StockMarketWire.com - Computer services provider Computacenter said Wednesday third-quarter revenue declined modestly from a year earlier owing to a more challenging comparison and weakness in the UK, though the company maintained its outlook for the full-year.

For the three months to 30 September, revenue declined 3% to £900m from £931.9m a year earlier.

Revenues were also held back by weaker performance in group technology sourcing revenue, which declined by 5% during the quarter. While total services revenue grew 1%.

In the UK, revenue fell 9% £296m as services revenue fell 4%. While German revenue, which accounts for the bulk of total revenue, rose just 1% to £451m during the quarter.

The company said its outlook for the group's trading result for full-year remained in line with the board's expectations.

'While the overall growth rates in the third quarter in isolation are subdued compared to recent quarters, as mentioned above, the third quarter presented a more challenging comparison. Our expectation for the fourth quarter is for improved growth before acquisitions but not to the levels seen in the first half of the year,' the company said.

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