Analysts in an ET Now poll had projected the profit figure at Rs 2,303 crore.
The company has guided for IT services revenue of $2,065 million to $2,106 million for the December quarter. This translates to a sequential growth of 0.8 per cent to 2.8 per cent.
Gross revenue for the quarter rose 4 per cent YoY to Rs 15,130 crore. IT services segment revenue came in at $2,048.9 million, up 2.5 per cent YoY. In constant currency terms, revenue was up 1.1 per cent sequentially.
Adjusted non-GAAP revenue growth stood at 3.8 per cent YoY in CC terms, the company said.
Earnings Report Card
|PAT||Rs 2,561.30 crore||Up 35.82% YoY|
|Revenue||Rs 15,130 crore||Up 4% YoY|
|Profit Margin||18.1%||Up 3.1 % YoY|
|Revenue Guidance for Q3||$2,065 mn to $2,106 mn||0.8% to 2.8%|
The IT firm said it has concluded the share buyback of 323.1 million equity shares, which has resulted in an cash outflow of Rs 10,500 crore.
Operating margin for the IT services segment rose 18.1 per cent, an increase of 3.1 per cent YoY.
The effective tax rate for the quarter was 18.3 per cent compared with 21.8 per cent June quarter and and 22.1 per cent in the year-ago quarter.
Abidali Z. Neemuchwala, CEO and Managing Director said, “We had a good in-quarter execution on both revenues and margins. The overall growth was broad based with 6 out of 7 industry verticals growing on a YoY basis and we signed a large deal in India aligned to our strategy of taking global offerings to India customers.”
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2 Comments on this Story
Dipankar Kuanr407 days ago
This profit is over delaying salary growth of existing employees for eternity. Its trend in Indian IT Service companies. Pay only a few at the top management to drive the cost cutting across the companies.
Indian in pain407 days ago
Don''t know if its the rupee falling or the PM''s aabroo.