Infosys Q1 net profit up 3.7%, meets estimates

New Delhi, July 12: IT major Infosys on Friday reported nearly 4 per cent increase in consolidated net profit to Rs. 2,374 crore for the first quarter ended June 30, 2013.The Bangalore-based firm had reported
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PTI July 12, 2013 10:15 IST
New Delhi, July 12: IT major Infosys on Friday reported nearly 4 per cent increase in consolidated net profit to Rs. 2,374 crore for the first quarter ended June 30, 2013.



The Bangalore-based firm had reported a net profit of Rs. 2,289 crore in the year-ago period, it said in a BSE filing.

Consolidated revenue for the reported quarter was up 17.2 per cent to Rs. 11,267 crore from Rs. 9,616 crore in the year-ago period.

Reacting to the results, shares of the firm on Friday opened upwards by 13.21 per cent at Rs. 2,862.35 apiece from their previous close on the BSE.

While, Infosys kept its US dollar revenue guidance unchanged at 6-10 per cent for this fiscal, it revised its rupee revenue guidance upwards to 13-17 per cent from 6-10 per cent for the same period.

“Despite facing an uncertain macro environment, changing regulatory regime and a volatile currency environment, we have done well in Q1 and are cautiously optimistic about rest of the year,” Infosys CEO and Managing Director S.D. Shibulal said.

In US dollar terms, its consolidated net profit rose marginally by 0.5 per cent to $418 million in the April-June quarter this fiscal from $416 million in the same quarter of 2012-13.

Its consolidated revenues rose by 13.6 per cent to $1.99 billion against $1.75 billion in the same period last year.

“We maintained our margins and continued making investments in the business. We have announced compensation increases for FY'14 effective July, which will affect our margins in the future quarters,” Infosys Chief Financial Officer Rajiv Bansal said.
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