Apr 12, 2013, 09.22 AM IST
Infosys has crashed around 20 percent in the opening bell post Q4FY13 dismal numbers. The company's fourth quarter earnings has disappoint street on all parameters.
Infosys' fourth quarter net profit rose 3 percent year-on-year (1 percent quarter-on-quarter) to Rs 2,394 crore, partly helped by higher other income and lower income tax expenses.
However, its revenue growth of Rs 10,454 crore, up 18 percent YoY (0.3 percent sequentially), was lower than what the street had forecast.
Analysts on average had expected the India's second largest software services exporter to report a net profit of Rs 2,297 crore, on revenue of Rs 10,730 crore, according to a CNBC-TV18 poll.
Infosys has guided for a full year revenue growth of 6-10 percent, which is also much lower than what the industry body NASSCOM has forecast. It has not provided earnings per share guidance for the full year.
Infosys stock price
On December 10, 2013, Infosys closed at Rs 3370.30, up Rs 32.85, or 0.98 percent. The 52-week high of the share was Rs 3447.90 and the 52-week low was Rs 2190.00.
The company's trailing 12-month (TTM) EPS was at Rs 159.27 per share as per the quarter ended September 2013. The stock's price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio was 21.16. The latest book value of the company is Rs 627.95 per share. At current value, the price-to-book value of the company is 5.37.
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