Infosys Limited is a big multinational company with headquarters in Bangalore. The business offers organisations in the insurance, finance, manufacturing, and other industries information technology, business consulting, software development, and outsourcing services. Finacle, one of its well-known products, is a general banking solution with different modules for retail and business banking.
Promoters held 13.11% of Infosys’s shares as of March 31, 2022, followed by institutional investors from abroad (33.3%), domestic institutional investors (17.10%), and the general public (36.1%). The business is also involved in the consumer-packaged products, healthcare, life sciences, energy & utilities, financial services, and logistics sectors. The Infosys share price at the time of writing the article is Rs. 1552.45 and its market capitalisation stands at Rs. 612,246 crores.
The company has declared its quarterly and half-yearly results, highlights of which are as follows:
- Revenues increased by 18.8% YoY and 4.0% QoQ in CC terms.
- The company reported revenues at Rs. 36,538 crore which is up 23.4% year over year.
- Digital Revenues have been at 61.8% of total revenues which is with a YoY CC growth of 31.2%.
- Operating margin of 21.5%, down 2.1% year over year and up 1.4% quarter over quarter
- Basic EPS increased by 11.5% YoY at Rs. 14.35.
- FCF decreased by 9.9% year over year to Rs. 4,752 crore, and its conversion to net profit was 78.9%.
- Revenues increased by 20.1% YoY in CC terms.
- Revenues were reported at Rs 71,008 crore, up 23.5% year over year.
- 61.4% of total sales are from digital sources, with a YoY CC growth of 35%.
- Operating margin fell 2.8% year over year to 20.8%.
- Basic EPS increased by 8.1% YoY to Rs 27.13.
- FCF fell by 15.3% YoY to Rs 9,858 crore, and its conversion to net profit was 86.6%.
The company’s strengths are as follows:
- Infosys has been effectively using its capital to generate profit which has led to improvement in its RoCE in the last two years.
- The company has seen growth in Net Profit with an increase in margins.
- Additionally, the company has no debt component which is a positive sign.
Besides this, there are a few negative aspects one needs to look out for. For example, the company has seen declining net cash flows leading to the company not able to generate net cash.Infosys has made investments into four mutual funds: HDFC Index Sensex Direct Plan Growth (10.55%), ICICI Prudential Sensex Index Fund Direct-Growth (10.55%), Axis Bluechip Fund Direct Plan Growth (9.77%), and Mirae Asset Large Cap Fund Direct-Growth (9.73%).
The Infosys share price is promising. With a strong fundamental, an investor can go forward to buying the share.
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