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Business News/ Markets / HCL Tech Q3 Results: Revenue guidance to rise in profit — 5 key highlights from IT major's earnings
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HCL Tech Q3 Results: Revenue guidance to rise in profit — 5 key highlights from IT major's earnings

HCL Technologies Q3 Results: The consolidated reported net profit for HCL Technologies at ₹4350 crore grew 6.2% yoy and 13.5 % sequentially. Revenues from operations at ₹28446 crore rose 6.5% yoy and 6.7% sequentially. HCL Tech tightened its FY24 revenue guidance to 5-5.5% from 5-6% earlier.

HCL Tech Q3 Results: The reported net profit rose 6.2% year on year and 13.5 % sequentially.. It tightened its Fy24 revenue guidance to 5-5.5% yoy. 5 key things' to knowPremium
HCL Tech Q3 Results: The reported net profit rose 6.2% year on year and 13.5 % sequentially.. It tightened its Fy24 revenue guidance to 5-5.5% yoy. 5 key things' to know

HCL Tech Q3 Results:  After bellwether Infosys and TCS results that encouraged the street leading to Nifty IT index touching 52 weak highs and Nifty-50 index scaling all time highs, it was turn of HCL Technologies to report its Q3 numbers

HCL Tech performance for the quarter ending December encouraged with consolidated net profit at 4350  crore growing 6.2% year on year and 13.5 % sequentially . 

The revenues from operations for the IT major at 28446 crore also grew 6.5% year -on-year and 6.7% sequentially.

The constant currency revenue growth was at 6.0% sequentially and up 4.3% year on year

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The impact of weak macros and seasonal weakness though was visible on HCL technologies deal wins during Q3 and revision of revenue guidance, nevertheless attrition levels saw significant improvement and company managed to maintain its Ebit margins despite general concerns around IT companies of an impact of wage hikes and rise in costs.

HCL technologies also revised  its FY24 revenue guidance to 5-5.% y-o-y

Here are five key highlights of HCL Technologies Q3 scorecard:

1. Revenue and profit numbers

The revenues from operations at 28446 crore were up 6.7% sequentially and 6.5% year -on-year.

The revenues in dollar terms at $3415 million rose 5.9% sequentially and up 5.3 % year on year.

HCL technologies consolidated net profit at 4350 grew 6.2% year on year and 13.5 % sequentially .

The constant currency revenue growth was up 6.0% sequentially and 4.3% year on year. 

HCL Technologies highlighted that Services constant currency revenues rose 3.1% sequentially and 4.2% year on year led by growth in telecommunications, media, publishing and entertainment.

The services revenues' crossed annual run rate of $12 billion ( 1 trillion). The digital constant currency revenues rose 5% y-o-y contributed 37.7% of services 

Company growth was powered by HCL software cc revenue rose 5% year on year

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HCL software annual run rate at $1.06 Billion plus rose 2.1% year on year in constant currency

Profitability and margins

Earnings before interest and Tax (Ebit) at 5615 crore (19.8% of revenues) rose 13.8% sequentially and was up 7.4% year on year.

The Ebit margins was a slight improvement over 18.5% in the previous quarter. Notably the Ebit margins were slightly better than 19.5% in the year ago quarter

2. Dividend - HCl Technologies declared dividend of 12 per share and it was the 84th consecutive quarter of dividend payout, highlighted the company. 

3. Major deals-

The TVC Net Deal wins came at $1927 million. The seasonal impact was visible in the quarter as TCV deal wins declined from $3969 million in the previous quarter. 

HCL Technologies won 18 large deals 6 in services and 12 in Software.

 4. Head count and attrition 

Total people count was at 224,756 which was a net addition of 3,617 people. HCL Tech added 3818 freshers

LTM attrition stood at 12.8% in the third quarter for HCl Technologies which was a decline from 21.7 % in Q3 of last Year and 14.2% in the previous quarter.

5.Revision in FY24 Guidance-

HCL technologies revised its constant currency revenue growth (including ASAP acquisition) to 5-5.5% year-on-year for FY24. This was slight 

At the end of Q2FY24 company had guided for  constant currency revenue growth (including ASAP acquisition) to 5-6% year-on-year for FY24.

HCL technologies has maintained its Ebit margin guidance at 18-19%

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Published: 12 Jan 2024, 07:33 PM IST
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