Country's fourth largest IT services exporter HCL Technologies started off the financial year 2016-17 on a strong note with January - March quarter earnings beating analysts' expectations on all parameters.
- Total revenue grew 30.9% in 12 months period ending Mar’17 as compared to 15.9% for 12 months period ended Mar’16
- Revenues from Mode 2 andMode 3 offerings together grew 30.9% in12 months period ending Mar’17 . The share of Mode 2 and Mode 3 revenues together stands at 18.6% for FY’17 , compared to 15.9% for 12 months period ended Mar’16
- Broad based growth across Verticals driven by Public Services at 31.3%, Retail & CPG at 21. 4%, Lifesciences & Healthcare at 11. 1%, Manufacturing at 17. 0%, Telecommunications, Media, Publishing & Entertainment at 5.8%,and Financial Services at 4.9% (on Constant Currency basis)
- Strong client addition: $5+ Mn clients up by 13, $10+ Mn clients up by 9, $20+ Mn clients up by 10, $40+ Mn clients up by 5, and $50+ Mn clients up by 6.
- Operating Cash Flow / Net Income conversion at 112%
- Announces Buyback programme of INR 3,500 Crore
- Announces dividend of Rs 6 per share, 57th consecutive quarter of dividend payout
- Return on Equity at 27%
- Revenue: FY'18 Revenues are expected to grow between 10.5% to 12.5% in Constant Currency
- Revenue Guidance is based on FY’17 (April to March) average exchange rates.
- The above constant currency guidance translates to 9.9% to 11.9% in USD terms based on March 31, 2017 rates.
- Operating Margin (EBIT): FY’18 expected Operating Margin (EBIT) range is from 19.5% to 20.5%.
- The Operating Margin guidance assumes USD-INR currency rate of $1=Rs. 65.5 and other currencies at FY’17 average exchange rate
REVENUE GROWTH FOR FY'17 IN CONSTANT CURRENCY
- Revenue grew by 13.7%.
- Broad based growth across all revenue segments:
- Americas and Europe grew by 14.8% and 15.0% respectively
- Driven by Infrastructure Services at 27 .4%, Engineering and R&D Services at 11.7% and Application Services at 5.9%.
- Vertical growth led by Public Services at 31.3%, Retail & CPG at 21.4%, Manufacturing at 17 .0%,
- Lifesciences & Healthcare at 11.1%, Telecommunications, Media, Publishing & Entertainment at 5.8% and Financial Services at 4.9%
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