Infosys announces Q1 earnings for FY11.

13 July 2010

Highlights
Consolidated results for the quarter ended June 30, 2010

• Revenues were $ 1,358 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2010; QoQ growth was 4.8%; YoY growth was 21.0%
• Net income after tax* was $ 326 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2010; QoQ decline was 6.6%; YoY growth was 4.2%
• Earnings per American Depositary Share (ADS)** was 0.57 for the quarter ended June 30, 2010; QoQ decline was 6.6%; YoY growth of 3.6%
• 38 clients were added during the quarter by Infosys and its subsidiaries
• Gross addition of 8,859 employees (net addition of 1,026) for the quarter by Infosys and its subsidiaries
• 1,14,822 employees as on June 30, 2010 for Infosys and its subsidiaries

* Excluding the income from sale of our investment in OnMobile Systems, Inc. of US $ 11 mn in Q4 FY10, QoQ decline was 3.6%
** Excluding the income from sale of our investment in OnMobile Systems, Inc. of US $ 11 mn in Q4 FY10, QoQ decline was 3.4%

"While the global economic environment remains uncertain, we continue to see greater demand for services from our clients," said S. Gopalakrishnan, CEO and Managing Director. "The challenge for the industry is to enhance the investment to grow the business, given the uncertainty in the environment."

Business outlook

The company's outlook (consolidated) for the quarter ending September 30, 2010 and for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2011, under International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), is as follows:

Outlook under IFRS#
Quarter ending September 30, 2010

• Consolidated revenues are expected to be in the range of $ 1,413 million to $ 1,427 million; YoY growth of 22.4% to 23.7%
• Consolidated earnings per American Depositary Share are expected to be in the range of $ 0.59 to $ 0.60; YoY growth of 5.4% to 7.1%

Fiscal year ending March 31, 2011##
• Consolidated revenues are expected to be in the range of $ 5.72 billion to $ 5.81 billion; YoY growth of 19.0% to 21.0%
• Consolidated earnings per American Depositary Share are expected to be in the range of $ 2.42 to $ 2.52; YoY growth of 5.2% to 9.6%

# Exchange rates considered for major global currencies: AUD / USD – 0.86; GBP / USD – 1.50; Euro / USD – 1.23
## Excluding the income from sale of our investment in OnMobile Systems, Inc. of US $ 11 mn in fiscal 2010, the EPS growth is expected to be in the range of 6.1% to 10.5%

Expansion of services and significant projects

With insight and experience of three decades, and improved and enhanced portfolio of services and products, we offer greater value to our clients and stakeholders.

Transformation

We continue to drive transformation for our existing clients; a number of new clients have solicited our help to make their businesses more dynamic and profitable.

A leading aero structures manufacturer engaged our aerospace engineering team to design and develop components for their commercial airplane program. For a global consumer electronics leader, we are re-engineering their global service exchange platform to help meet their growing service needs. A major transformation project we won this quarter was from a large manufacturer of computer systems and provider of related services, in which we are providing business, functional and consulting expertise. A provider of secure electronic payments and credit/debit card processing services engaged us to improve their reporting, monitoring, business intelligence and service. It is also consulting us to analyze and recommend process improvements. A leading global chemical company engaged us to define sales requirements and implement a sales force automation package for their North American sales force. A producer of specialist aluminium products sought our services for globally harmonizing business processes and implementing next generation enterprise resource planning software. For a global specialty retailer, we conceptualized and launched a platform that provides a comprehensive view of their competitors' pricing and assortment. We helped a large UK-based retailer revamp its promotions and improve its marketing effectiveness. A European retailer of office automation services consulted us to harmonize their processes and consolidate applications across Europe. A major transformational project won this quarter was from a leading European pipeline engineering company for whom we have implemented an enterprise resource planning system across 32 countries.

Operations

Leading global companies continue to engage us to manage their operations and ensure larger returns to scale for them.
Our expertise in manufacturing and operations helped us win a deal with a global telecom company. We will run the client's quality and business compliance operations, helping it to offer competitive new products in emerging markets. A European telecom major chose us to design, develop, deploy and maintain an agent desktop application. Among the clients who opted for our product lifecycle management services are a leading oilfield service company and an agri-business major. For a global internet services company, we will develop and maintain a new content management product. A global financial services company selected us to develop a platform for merchants worldwide to deliver card members offers through multiple channels. An investment management company partnered us to implement a new commission system for its wholesale brokers to develop scale and reduce time to market. We managed the North American customer relationship management applications for a manufacturer of automobiles and motorcycles. Another automobile manufacturer selected us as a key partner for development projects in their strategic order management and distribution portfolio. We are implementing a centralized loyalty management system with real time access for a leading retail company. We were instrumental in implementing a single multi-channel order management platform for a reputed British retailer. Our retail solutions team was selected as the single strategic vendor for application services for a North American apparel retailer. We also developed a web property for the B2C online sales for another specialty retailer.

Innovation

We have won major strategic projects this quarter on our strength and ability to innovate products and processes.
A European telecom giant chose us to develop their next generation set top box platform to offer consumers high-definition content and a host of other services. For a large global retailer, we are creating rich mobile applications, with an aim to enhance the shopping experience for their customers. An aircraft manufacturer chose us as their partner to design a new aircraft development program.
"The volatile currency environment is a concern for the industry," said V. Balakrishnan, Chief Financial Officer. "Our flexible financial and operating model enables us to prioritize our investments and focus on high quality growth even in this tough environment."

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