Highlights for the Quarter (US$) : Q2 2013
Revenue at US$ 1,154 mn; up 13.0% YoY & 3.6% sequentially
Volume growth of 3.0% sequentially at company level
EBIT at US$ 229 mn; up 41.5% YoY & 5.9% sequentially
Net Income at US$ 177 mn; up 59.1% YoY & 9.7% sequentially
GAAP EPS (Diluted) at US$ 0.99; up 60.0% YoY
Announces dividend of ` 2.0 per share, 40th consecutive quarter of dividend payout thus
Completing 10 Years of consistent Quarterly Dividend track record
Total headcount at 85,194
The growth momentum of HCL Technologies continues with an exceptional Calendar Year and Quarter performance.
“Calendar 2012 has been an exceptional year for HCL. While the entire Industry saw a very difficult year,
HCL fired on all cylinders. Our revenues grew 13%, profits grew 41% and operating margin expanded by 360 bps.
I am also very pleased to announce the elevation of Anant Gupta as the President and CEO of HCL Technologies. Vineet Nayar will continue as the Vice Chairman and Joint Managing Director of the company till July 2013 and as Vice Chairman thereafter.?, said Shiv Nadar, Chairman and Chief
Strategy Officer, HCL Technologies.
?On the back of this exceptional Calendar Year performance, our quarterly results demonstrate increasing momentum. In the OND quarter we grew 3.6% QoQ, our highest over the last 5 quarters and 13% year on year. Our EBIT Margin improved 400 bps over the year to reach 19.8%. Our net margin has improved for five straight quarters to reach 15.4%, and net income grew 59% YoY and 9.7% sequentially. All in all, this has been a quarter of great impetus which has placed HCL in a position of advantage for leveraging the changing market dynamics.?, said Vineet Nayar, Vice Chairman, HCL Technologies.
?Our growth this quarter was driven by Infrastructure and Financial Services, both growing in excess of 10% sequentially. Six large transformational deals have once again given us a billion dollar booking quarter. On the back of this industry-leading performance HCL is now ready to redefine the market with its Alternative Outsourcing (AO) model. The AO approach consists of business-outcome aligned IT services delivered through alternate delivery models like XaaS.?, said Anant Gupta, President & , HCL Technologies.
?HCL has continued to demonstrate industry leading growth with superior returns to its shareholders.
The annualized return on equity this quarter has been at 35%. The cash generation backed by higher profitability and efficient working capital management continued to be robust. During the 6 months ended 31st December, 2012, the operating cash flow to net income has been 95% while the free cash flow to EBITDA has been more than 50%. This quarter HCL completes 10 straight years of quarterly dividend pay-out.?, said Anil Chanana, Chief Financial Officer, HCL Technologies.