Infosys Technologies (NASDAQ: INFY) Announces Results for the Quarter Ended December 31, 2010By Infosys Technologies Ltd, PRNE
Wednesday, January 12, 2011
Q3 Revenues Grew by 28.7% Year on Year; Sequentially Grew by 6.0%
BANGALORE, India, January 13, 2011 - Highlights
Consolidated results under IFRS for the quarter ended December 31, 2010
- Revenues were $1,585 million for the quarter ended December 31, 2010; QoQ growth was 6.0%; YoY growth was 28.7% - Net income after tax was $397 million for the quarter ended December 31, 2010; QoQ growth was 6.1%; YoY growth was 18.9% - Earnings per American Depositary Share (ADS) was 0.69 for the quarter ended December 31, 2010; QoQ growth was 6.2%; YoY growth was 16.9% - 40 clients were added during the quarter by Infosys and its subsidiaries - Gross addition of 11,067 employees (net addition of 5,311) for the quarter by Infosys and its subsidiaries - 1,27,779 employees as on December 31, 2010 for Infosys and its subsidiaries
"The weaker economic recovery in developed markets coupled with high
unemployment and risk of sovereign default could impact industry growth,"
said S. Gopalakrishnan, CEO and Managing Director. "We are closely working
with our clients as they fine tune their strategies for the future."
The company's outlook (consolidated) for the quarter ending March 31,
2011 and for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2011, under International
Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), is as follows:
Outlook under IFRS - consolidated#
Quarter ending March 31, 2011##
- Revenues are expected to be in the range of $1,601 million and $1,617 million; YoY growth of 23.5% to 24.8% - Earnings per American Depositary Share (EPADS) is expected to be in the range of $0.69 and $0.70; YoY growth of 13.1% to 14.8%
Fiscal year ending March 31, 2011###
- Revenues are expected to be in the range of $6.04 billion and $6.06 billion; YoY growth of 25.7% to 26.1% - Earnings per American Depositary Share (EPADS) is expected to be in the range of $2.60 to $2.61;YoY growth of 13.0% to 13.5%
# Exchange rates considered for major global currencies: AUD / USD -
1.02; GBP / USD - 1.55; Euro / USD - 1.34
## Excluding the income from the sale of our investment in OnMobile
Systems, Inc. of USD 11mn in fiscal 2010, the EPADS growth is expected to be
in the range of 16.9% to 18.6%
### Excluding the income from the sale of our investment in OnMobile
Systems, Inc. of USD 11mn in fiscal 2010, the EPADS growth is expected to be
in the range of 14.0% to 14.5%
Expansion of services and significant projects
We have been increasing our global footprint and diversifying into new
areas. We invested in research on new products and services which have been
successfully adopted and implemented by our clients.
Our solutions have been galvanizing business for our existing and new
clients, helping them transform and diversify.
A multi-national retailer in Europe selected us to define its global
e-commerce road map and develop strategies to transform its online operations
and become a multi-channel retailer. We helped one of the leading grocery
retailers in the UK with its strategic workforce management program,
resulting in better scheduling and planning processes. We partnered with a
cosmetics and beauty products company to design, develop and deploy a Product
Lifecycle Management (PLM) system to transform the conceptualization and
management of a key product segment.
We developed an enterprise-wide mobility strategy, road map and
governance model to help a North America-based paper and building products
company to prioritize mobile opportunities. A global provider of
content-based workflow solutions selected us to deliver a complex business
transformation program and implement new generation business systems.
For a global consumer electronics brand, we helped design a scalable and
efficient engineering support model for its cloud-based services. A UK-based
telecom service provider engaged us to transform its network and services for
trading markets to an advanced Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) network.
We helped an international voice and satellite service provider transform its
internal IT system to enhance employee productivity and flexibility.
We were selected as a strategic partner by an airline company for an IT
effectiveness and strategic transformational program. A provider of air and
ocean freight forwarding services engaged us to program manage a large
multi-year, multinational rollout of a custom global freight forwarding
platform. A global automotive company selected us for a strategic engagement
to develop a vision for its North American consumer channels, integrating all
aspects of customer information.
We continue to implement our clients' operational requirements,
delivering faster time to market and higher return on investment (ROI).
A global consumer electronics brand engaged us to develop a load
simulation tool, enabling cost savings through better server capacity
planning and utilization. The same client engaged us to create a supply chain
platform to unify business processes. A global hi-tech computer systems and
services major selected us as its partner for the global implementation of an
HR platform, replacing legacy HR systems.
We helped an international perfume and flavor chemical producer evaluate
a global sample management system that enables access to relevant information
and faster decision-making by harmonizing lab management and sampling
processes. We helped a global leader in copper and nickel mining business
migrate its plant information systems to Windows 7 platform and offer
production support, improving performance and compliance.
We were selected by a leading automotive Original Equipment Manufacturer
(OEM) as the single supplier for all development projects, consolidating the
work under a shared services structure. We were selected as one of the
preferred partners for global sourcing by an automobile manufacturer from
Europe. A leading agricultural equipments company selected us to implement
Microsoft Enterprise Project Management (EPM) software to streamline, track
and improve ROI for planned investments in plant expansion and R&D projects.
A US-based independent natural gas and oil producer engaged us to develop
add-on components for its products for improved data access and management.
One of the world's biggest oil companies engaged us for a program on data
management services in the Exploration and Production (E&P) and drilling
domain. A large public utilities company in the US selected us to implement
Oracle Outage Management System and Oracle Work and Asset Management System.
A US-based global provider of oilfield services engaged us to implement Human
Resource Management System (HRMS) and Employee Learning Management (ELM)
applications, successfully integrating its disparate HR and learning systems
into one global platform.
One of the largest pharmaceutical companies selected us for support and
maintenance of business applications and platforms for 16 countries in
Europe. A global semiconductor manufacturer engaged us to conduct a
full-scale Salesforce.com Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
implementation. A world leading provider of professional information
solutions engaged us for its HR transformation journey with the
implementation of PeopleSoft 9.0 modules. A US-based credit card issuer and
commercial bank selected us to perform functional testing services for two
major programs to enable quick ramp-up of resources.
Our robust innovative practices continue to augur well with clients.
A leading aerospace supplier extended its relationship with us to manage
the complete design and analysis of subsystems for its major aircraft
programs. This engagement will reduce product development cost and time, and
enhance productivity. We are working with a global aircraft manufacturer to
develop a unique radio-frequency identification (RFID) based experience
theater for their customers. Another global aircraft manufacturer engaged us
in aircraft wing structure and system integration design for a large
commercial aircraft program.
We are designing and developing a digital mail platform for a document
and mail solutions company to provide its customers an option for digital
delivery of transaction statements, direct mail and catalogs. A global
provider of professional information solutions engaged us to develop a
clinical information resource that delivers quick, trusted answers to
clinical questions at the point-of-care.
For a global software company, we are developing a platform to identify,
evaluate and enable external influencers who can impact its product sales. A
global consumer electronics brand partnered with us to develop a mobile
application that enhances customer shopping experiences in retail stores by
offering next-generation retail experience. We developed a common unified
content platform for a US-based internet services company to enhance
monetization through improved content relevance. A US-based networking
solutions company partnered with us to develop, test and sustain its new
unified communications gateway.
A hospitality software company engaged us to help internationalize its
software products to address the needs of global markets across the United
States, Europe and Asia. One of the world's leading agricultural
biotechnology corporations selected us to build a collaboration solution and
an integrated content and knowledge management platform.
As on December 31, 2010, cash and cash equivalents, including investments
in available-for-sale financial assets and certificates of deposits was
US$3.6 bn (US$3.1 bn as on December 31, 2009)
"Uncertainties related to sustainability of the global economic recovery
could create greater currency volatility in the near future," said V.
Balakrishnan, Chief Financial Officer. "Our focus will continue to be on
high-quality growth balancing both the revenue growth and margins."
Board of Directors
The Board of Directors, today appointed Mr. R Seshasayee as an Additional
Director of the company with immediate effect. He will hold office up to the
date of the Annual General Meeting, when his appointment as a director will
be placed for the approval of the shareholders.
Mr. Seshasayee is the Managing Director of Ashok Leyland Limited. A
Chartered Accountant, he began his career with Hindustan Lever in 1971,
joined Ashok Leyland in 1976, and became Executive Director in 1983, Deputy
Managing Director in 1993, and Managing Director in 1998.
Welcoming Mr. Seshasayee, Mr. N. R. Narayana Murthy, Chairman and Chief
Mentor, said, "Mr. Seshasayee is a rare corporate leader who brings the best
of leadership ideas, governance and ethics. I am honored to welcome him to
About Infosys Technologies Ltd.
Infosys (NASDAQ: INFY) defines, designs and delivers IT-enabled business
solutions that help Global 2000 companies win in a Flat World. These
solutions focus on providing strategic differentiation and operational
superiority to clients. With Infosys, clients are assured of a transparent
business partner, world-class processes, speed of execution and the power to
stretch their IT budget by leveraging the Global Delivery Model that Infosys
pioneered. Infosys has over 1,27,000 employees in over 50 offices worldwide.
Infosys is part of the NASDAQ-100 Index and The Global Dow. For more
information, visit www.infosys.com
Certain statements in this release concerning our future growth prospects
are forward-looking statements, which involve a number of risks and
uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those
in such forward-looking statements. The risks and uncertainties relating to
these statements include, but are not limited to, risks and uncertainties
regarding fluctuations in earnings, fluctuations in foreign exchange rates,
our ability to manage growth, intense competition in IT services including
those factors which may affect our cost advantage, wage increases in India,
our ability to attract and retain highly skilled professionals, time and cost
overruns on fixed-price, fixed-time frame contracts, client concentration,
restrictions on immigration, industry segment concentration, our ability to
manage our international operations, reduced demand for technology in our key
focus areas, disruptions in telecommunication networks or system failures,
our ability to successfully complete and integrate potential acquisitions,
liability for damages on our service contracts, the success of the companies
in which Infosys has made strategic investments, withdrawal or expiration of
governmental fiscal incentives, political instability and regional conflicts,
legal restrictions on raising capital or acquiring companies outside India,
and unauthorized use of our intellectual property and general economic
conditions affecting our industry. Additional risks that could affect our
future operating results are more fully described in our United States
Securities and Exchange Commission filings including our Annual Report on
Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2010 and on Form 6-K for the
quarters ended June 30, 2010 and September 30, 2010. These filings are
available at www.sec.gov. Infosys may, from time to time, make
additional written and oral forward-looking statements, including statements
contained in the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange
Commission and our reports to shareholders. The company does not undertake
to update any forward-looking statements that may be made from time to time
by or on behalf of the company.
Unaudited Condensed Consolidated Interim Financial Statements
prepared in compliance with IAS 34, Interim Financial Reporting
Infosys Technologies Limited and subsidiaries
Unaudited Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets as of
(Dollars in millions except share data) December March 31, 2010 31, 2010 ASSETS Current assets Cash and cash equivalents $3,314 $2,698 Available-for-sale financial assets 3 561 Investment in certificates of deposit 238 265 Trade receivables 969 778 Unbilled revenue 219 187 Derivative financial instruments 10 21 Prepayments and other current assets 186 143 Total current assets 4,939 4,653 Non-current assets Property, plant and equipment 1,057 989 Goodwill 184 183 Intangible assets 11 12 Available-for-sale financial assets 6 8 Deferred income tax assets 73 78 Income tax assets 164 148 Other non-current assets 124 77 Total non-current assets 1,619 1,495 Total assets $6,558 $6,148 LIABILITIES AND EQUITY Current liabilities Trade payables $6 $2 Current income tax liabilities 182 161 Client deposits 5 2 Unearned revenue 128 118 Employee benefit obligations 28 29 Provisions 18 18 Other current liabilities 424 380 Total current liabilities 791 710 Non-current liabilities Deferred income tax liabilities 3 26 Employee benefit obligations 55 38 Other non-current liabilities 14 13 Total liabilities 863 787 Equity Share capital-Rs. 5 ($0.16) par value 600,000,000 equity shares authorized, issued and outstanding 571,296,093 and 570,991,592, net of 2,833,600 treasury shares each as of December 31, 2010 and March 31, 2010, respectively 64 64 Share premium 699 694 Retained earnings 4,892 4,611 Other components of equity 40 (8) Total equity attributable to equity holders of the company 5,695 5,361 Total liabilities and equity $6,558 $6,148
Infosys Technologies Limited and subsidiaries
Unaudited Consolidated Statements of Comprehensive Income
(Dollars in millions except share data) Three months ended Nine months ended December 31, December 31, ------------------ ------------------ 2010 2009 2010 2009 ---- ---- ---- ---- Revenues $1,585 $1,232 $4,439 $3,508 Cost of sales 906 700 2,561 2,005 --- --- ----- ----- Gross profit 679 532 1,878 1,503 --- --- ----- ----- Operating expenses: Selling and marketing expenses 88 68 244 178 Administrative expenses 112 82 319 255 --- --- --- --- Total operating expenses 200 150 563 433 --- --- --- --- Operating profit 479 382 1,315 1,070 Other income, net 65 50 175 154 --- --- --- --- Profit before income taxes 544 432 1,490 1,224 Income tax expense 147 98 393 260 --- --- --- --- Net profit $397 $334 $1,097 $964 ---- ---- ------ ---- Other comprehensive income Fair value changes on available-for- sale financial assets, net of tax effect - - (1) - Exchange differences on translating foreign operations 38 151 49 377 --- --- --- --- Total other comprehensive income $38 $151 $48 $377 --- ---- --- ---- Total comprehensive income $435 $485 $1,145 $1,341 ---- ---- ------ ------ Profit attributable to: Owners of the company $397 $334 $1,097 $964 Non-controlling interest - - - - --- --- --- --- $397 $334 $1,097 $964 ---- ---- ------ ---- Total comprehensive income attributable to: Owners of the company $435 $485 $1,145 $1,341 Non-controlling interest - - - - --- --- --- --- $435 $485 $1,145 $1,341 ---- ---- ------ ------ Earnings per equity share Basic ($) 0.69 0.59 1.92 1.69 Diluted ($) 0.69 0.59 1.92 1.69 Weighted average equity shares used in computing earnings per equity share Basic 571,246,801 570,602,970 571,138,078 570,353,792 Diluted 571,380,888 571,183,310 571,358,432 571,039,216 ------- ----------- ----------- ----------- -----------
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Contact Investor Relations Avishek Lath, India Sandeep Mahindroo, USA +91(80)4116-7744 +1-646-254-3133 Avishek_lath@infosys.com email@example.com Media Relations Sarah Vanita Gideon, India Peter McLaughlin, USA +91(80)4156-4998 +1-213-268-9363 Sarah_Gideon@infosys.com Peter_McLaughlin@infosys.com
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