TCS Q1 Result: TCS beats Street price quotes, Q1 earnings grows 23% to Rs 7,340 crore; sales increase 16%.

Tata Consultancy Provider (TCS), India’s biggest IT firm by sales, on Tuesday reported a 23.46 percent year-on-year (YoY) growth in consolidated profit for June quarter at Rs 7,340 crore.

The bottom line number went beyond the Rs 6,984.30 crore profit quote that experts had actually made in an ETNow survey.

The business had published Rs 5,945 crore revenue for the very same quarter a year earlier. On a consecutive basis, revenue grew 6.31 percent.

Consolidated earnings for the quarter increased 15.80 percent to Rs 34,261 crore from Rs 29,584 crore reported for the year-ago duration.

The outsourcing firm revealed an interim dividend of Rs 4 per share. The proposed record date for dividend is July 18, while the payment date is July 25.

Revenue in dollar terms was available in at $5,051 million versus ETNow survey of $5100 million. The figure stood at $4,972 million in the sequential quarter ended June 2017.

EBIT margin stood at 25 percent in Q1FY19 compared to a quote of 24.70 percent that experts had made in an ETNow survey. In absolute terms, EBIT stood at Rs 8,578 crore in Q1FY19 against ETNow experts poll of Rs 8618.52 crore.

Segmentwise, earnings from BFSI increased 8.32 percent on a QoQ basis and 14.21 percent on a yearly basis to Rs 13,464 crore throughout the quarter. Digital income stood at 25 per cent, up 44.80 per cent YoY.

The company reported net cash from operations at 103.70 per cent of net profit for the quarter ended.

Revenues per share, or EPS, leapt 26.10 percent YoY to Rs 19.17.

North America growth hit greatest level in over 12 quarters in April-June period.

Talking about Q1 incomes, CEO and MD, Rajesh Gopinathan stated: “We are beginning the brand-new monetary year on a strong note, with the development engine shooting on all cylinders. Our Banking vertical recuperated really perfectly this quarter, while other market verticals kept their momentum. With a good set of wins during the quarter, a robust deal pipeline and accelerating digital need, we are positioned well for the future.”

“Clients throughout verticals and markets are accepting our Business 4.0 thought leadership framework and accelerating their digital transformation journeys. Our contextual knowledge, full spectrum abilities and investments in research study and innovation are making us their chosen partner for their growth and transformation initiatives,” Gopinathan added.

During the quarter, the company added 2 new clients in the $100 million-plus classification, 13 clients in over $5 million slab.

TCS’s total headcount stood at 4,00,875 at the end of the quarter on a consolidated basis. Attrition rate for IT services stood at 10.90 per cent LTM.

N. Ganapathy Subramaniam, Chief Operating Officer & & Executive Director, stated: “We are seeing strong need in locations like cloud improvement, cyber-security and data personal privacy, and automation. Our investments in forward-thinking doctrines like the Machine First Delivery Model and Location-independent Agile are providing customers immediate, quantifiable service benefits and speed to market.

Shares of TCS ended almost 1 percent lower ahead of June quarter profits. The stock fell 0.56 per cent to close at Rs 1,877 on BSE earlier in the day.

In terms of equity volume, 4.33 lakh shares of the company were traded on BSE and over 53 lakh shares changed hands at NSE throughout the day.