Infosys (NASDAQ: INFY) Announces Results for the Quarter Ended June 30, 2012

Q1 Revenues grew by 4.8% Year on Year

BANGALORE, India, July 12, 2012 /CNW/ -

Highlights

Consolidated results under International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) for the quarter ended June 30, 2012

  • Revenues were $1,752 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2012; YoY growth was 4.8%
  • Net income after tax was $416 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2012; YoY growth was 8.3%
  • Earnings per American Depositary Share (EPADS) was $0.73 for the quarter ended June 30, 2012; YoY growth was 9.0%
  • 51 clients were added during the quarter by Infosys and its subsidiaries
  • Gross addition of 9,236 employees (net addition of 1,157) for the quarter by Infosys and its subsidiaries
  • 151,151 employees as on June 30, 2012 for Infosys and its subsidiaries

"Our focus on Infosys 3.0 and building tomorrow's enterprise coupled with disciplined execution will help us deliver high-quality growth, despite challenges seen in the global economic situation resulting in slower IT spends by large corporations," said S. D. Shibulal, CEO and Managing Director.

Business outlook*

The company's outlook (consolidated) for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2013, under IFRS is as follows:

  • Revenues are expected to be at least $7.343bn;
    YoY growth of 5.0% (6% in constant currency terms)
  • Earnings per American Depositary Share (EPADS) is expected to be at least $3.03;
    YoY growth of 1.0%

*    Exchange rates considered for major global currencies: AUD / USD - 1.02; GBP / USD - 1.56; Euro / USD - 1.26 for rest of fiscal 2013

Awards and Recognition

Infosys was recognized by analysts, industry bodies and other influencers in the last quarter

  • Infosys and British Telecom jointly won the prestigious Global Telecoms Business Innovation Award 2012 under the Business Service Innovation category.
  • The Infosys - RioTinto relationship won the Outsourcing Excellence Award, for Best New Process/Application from Outsourcing Center, an Alsbridge company.
  • We were awarded the Pegasystems Excellence in Solution Development Award for a best-in-class insurance service delivery platform.
  • Spirit AeroSystems recognized Infosys with the Platinum Award for consistent high-quality engineering services.
  • We received the 2012 IT Partner of the Year Award from Analog Devices, a global leader in high-performance semiconductors for signal processing applications.
  • The Asian Banker Technology Implementation Awards 2012 saw Finacle™ along with DBS Bank winning the Best Core Banking Implementation for Regional and International Banks Award.
  • Another Finacle™ client, ING Vysya Bank won the Best Corporate Internet Banking Initiative Award.
  • Finacle™ also won joint first place in the Core Banking Technology Provider of the Year category at The Banker's Innovation in Banking Technology Awards, 2012.
  • We have been identified as one of the top 25 performers in the Caring for Climate Initiative by UN Global Compact and UN Environment Program.
  • We have also been recognized as an innovation leader in India in KPMG's 2012 Global Technology Innovation Survey.

Expansion of services and significant projects

Infosys is focused on delivering measurable business value to clients - be it initiating transformational process changes, accelerating innovation or optimizing operations

Consulting and Systems Integration

A processed and packaged goods food company has engaged us in a SAP advanced planning optimizer (APO) project to support its growth strategy by improving supply chain visibility, reducing cost and inventory, and increasing speed and agility to meet dynamic market demands. We are creating and implementing a roadmap for the online business for a retailer, designed to make it competitive in the rapidly growing e-commerce industry.

We were selected by a European energy trading house to develop and implement a capability platform strategy, designed to manage a dynamic business environment, improve competitiveness and reduce time-to-market. We have been selected as the strategic partner to implement the Oracle Product Management suite for a Middle Eastern food control authority to automate processes leading to faster response time, predictability and cost control.

A business real estate developer in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region has engaged us to define its IT outsourcing strategy and structure its IT shared services functions. For a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) in UK, we are managing its e-commerce platform and will drive all future enhancements towards improving customer experience and increasing revenue share through the online channel. An automotive infotainment manufacturer partnered with us to streamline its sales, procurement and finance processes across various subsidiaries by providing new enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions.

Business IT Services

For a large financial corporation, we are implementing a single sign-on solution for its commercial banking customers, providing simplified access to all commercial banking applications through a unified portal, enabling improved and superior customer experience. A luxury retailer has engaged us to work with its supply chain business team for the global classification of its products, free trade agreement planning, and bill of material analysis to reduce duties on international shipments. A managed network services company partnered with us to transform its service assurance platform to provide a flexible, scalable and high performance solution to serve end-customers.

We have been selected by a Middle Eastern travel house to help overhaul its IT systems to bring in greater operational efficiencies and enhance customer experience. An electricity and natural gas provider partnered with us to lower costs, automate and improve its helpdesk processes by introducing new technology and processes. An Australian water utility has engaged us to review its off-contract spends in the areas of maintenance, repairs and overhauls across 30 sites to develop a procurement plan that will identify key areas of spend suitable for sourcing activities and, in turn, enable considerable savings. A dairy company in Australia selected us to implement a significant procurement cost savings program covering a wide range of direct and indirect procurement categories including packaging, contract labor and maintenance related consumables.

Infosys Public Services

We are partnering with healthcare and public sector organizations in the U.S. and Canada to help them leverage the potential of technology to derive business value

A Blue Cross Blue Shield Plan is working with us to develop and maintain its benefits and services portal to configure custom health plans, streamline service delivery, and improve customer engagement as part of its strategic multi-year program to transform enterprise product processes. Another Blue Cross Blue Shield Plan selected our iTransform(TM) Payout Simulator product and engaged us to perform end-to-end International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, 10th Revision (ICD-10) testing including benefit and financial neutrality for its ICD-10 compliance program mandated by the U.S. government.

Municipal government authorities of a North American city engaged us to conduct a security threat and risk assessment of the Voice-over-IP (VoIP) solution for its unified communication initiative to ensure compliance with various security standards. We are part of a contractor team supporting on-site IT infrastructure management and consolidation efforts including enterprise service oriented architecture (SOA) implementation and server optimization for a federal U.S. agency.

Engineering Services

Infosys provides a wide range of engineering solutions, ranging from product ideation to realization and sustenance. With 9,000 engineers working with more than 200 clients in over 30 countries, we offer engineering and technology services to support our clients' entire product lifecycle.

A European telecom company has partnered with us to implement its next generation security platform on niche technologies such as Internet Protocol version 6 (IPV6). A semiconductor major chose us for the development, integration and validation of its firmware solution built on the next generation tablet and smartphone platforms.

An auto and truck parts supplier has partnered with us for the concept design of its future engines, sub-systems and accelerating new product development. A supplier of interconnect components and cables has selected us to define, select, plan and implement its future product lifecycle management systems, to accelerate its product development process. A leader in helicopter transportation services has partnered with us to standardize and enhance its disparate technical publication systems spread across the globe and improve its performance.

An aero engine manufacturer has engaged us to implement a simulation data management system. A North American insurance company has selected us to upgrade its enterprise telephony infrastructure and enhance the stability, scalability, infrastructure availability to customers. An automotive original equipment manufacturer (OEM) partnered with us to automate the testing of its gasoline engine control systems with recommendations on architectural improvement, mathematical modeling and software tools.

Products, Platforms and Solutions

This quarter we added 10 clients (three products and seven platforms) across Products and Platforms. We also unveiled Infosys BrandEdge™ in partnership with Fabric, a WPP company. This first-of-its-kind comprehensive cloud-based offering, simplifies digital marketing by bringing together integrated marketing and technology expertise on a single unified platform.

Infosys SocialEdge™ is being utilized by a U.S. high-tech manufacturing company to build the next generation employee collaboration platform to increase workforce productivity, enable co-creation and drive innovation across different departments. A consumer packaged goods company has selected Infosys TradeEdge™ to improve data collection from distributors, retailers etc. The platform will use this data to help plan production, distribution and other aspects of the supply chain.

Finacle™

Finacle™ our universal banking solution continued to grow this quarter with 10 wins in the last three months. Of this, five were from Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and five were from the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region. Of the nine client projects that went live, six were in EMEA while the other three were in the APAC region.

This quarter we launched the Finacle™ Digital Commerce Solution, which leverages the power of digital money to unlock new revenue streams, extend distribution reach and foster customer loyalty for financial institutions, telecom service providers and retailers. The solution has been selected by Standard Bank to drive agency banking and increase financial service efficiency across Africa.

Cloud

We continue to grow our cloud business and have executed over 150 engagements and have 3,000 experts in our cloud practice

Over the last quarter, we won over 20 programs across cloud services, Big Data and Security. We continue to strengthen our value proposition for clients by being a cloud Ecosystem Integrator and working with over 30 partners. We have been selected as the sole sourced partner for cloud strategy and Big Data infrastructure for a North American manufacturer, providing architecture consulting, roadmap and best practices to enable an industry class cloud deployment on a public cloud for an information services platform. As part of the engagement, we will also devise a Big Data strategy and roadmap for the client.

A gaming company in North America has partnered with us to build a new state-of-the-art Big Data consolidated architecture for its games portfolio. A transportation major in North America has engaged us to re-host its mainframe applications and migrate multiple applications onto a private cloud. We were also selected to re-host mainframe applications on a private cloud for an apparel retailer.

Enterprise Mobility

The Infosys Enterprise Mobility practice continues to gain traction in the marketplace with over 150 engagements, 200 application roll-outs, 60 clients and over 1,200 Mobility professionals and experts serving our customers

In the last quarter, Enterprise Mobility won over 10 engagements across areas of workforce productivity, field sales and enablement, supply chain, mobile commerce and guided selling. A U.S. based aerospace major partnered with us to create a mobile-based sales and marketing solution to provide product information on the move, thereby helping its sales force create a better visual experience for potential customers.

A manufacturer of industrial products selected us to create a mobile-based product ordering solution for its resellers and distributors to manage demand forecasting and replenish stocks in real time. For a South African bank, we are creating a tablet-based solution on Infosys intellectual property (IP) - the Guided Sales solution, to help its sales staff customize and sell financial products to its customers. For a personal benefits and human resource (HR) management company, we are enhancing employee productivity by enabling Information System applications on the mobile, resulting in an efficient sales force and additional revenue through superior sales efficiency.

We have been engaged by a pharmaceutical major to define and implement an enterprise wide mobile strategy and roadmap, accelerating the rollout of mobile applications and thereby offer greater benefits to its field force, customers, healthcare providers and patients. For an American logistics major, we are working on enterprise-wide mobile applications that provide real-time information about trains and tracks to optimize traffic across various railroad routes.

Patents

During the first quarter, Infosys applied for 36patent applications in India and the U.S. With this, Infosys has an aggregate of 507unique patent applications (pending) in India, U.S.  and other jurisdictions and has been granted 50 patents by the United States Patent and Trademark Office  and 1 patent by Luxembourg patent office.

Liquidity

As on June 30, 2012, cash and cash equivalents, including investments in available-for-sale financial assets, certificates of deposits and government bonds was $3.7bn ($3.8bn as on June 30, 2011).

"Global currency volatility continues to be a big challenge for the industry," said V. Balakrishnan, Member of the Board and Chief Financial Officer. "We are making the right investments balancing the short-term needs with long-term opportunities."

About Infosys Ltd

Many of the world's most successful organizations rely on the 151,000 people of Infosys to deliver measurable business value. Infosys provides business consulting, technology, engineering and outsourcing services to help clients in over 30 countries build tomorrow's enterprise.

For more information about Infosys (NASDAQ: INFY), visit http://www.infosys.com

Safe Harbor

Certain statements in this release concerning our future growth prospects are forward-looking statements, which involve a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in such forward-looking statements. The risks and uncertainties relating to these statements include, but are not limited to, risks and uncertainties regarding fluctuations in earnings, fluctuations in foreign exchange rates, our ability to manage growth, intense competition in IT services including those factors which may affect our cost advantage, wage increases in India, our ability to attract and retain highly skilled professionals, time and cost overruns on fixed-price, fixed-time frame contracts, client concentration, restrictions on immigration, industry segment concentration, our ability to manage our international operations, reduced demand for technology in our key focus areas, disruptions in telecommunication networks or system failures, our ability to successfully complete and integrate potential acquisitions, liability for damages on our service contracts, the success of the companies in which Infosys has made strategic investments, withdrawal or expiration of governmental fiscal incentives, political instability and regional conflicts, legal restrictions on raising capital or acquiring companies outside India, and unauthorized use of our intellectual property and general economic conditions affecting our industry. Additional risks that could affect our future operating results are more fully described in our United States Securities and Exchange Commission filings including our Annual Report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2012 and on Form 6-K for the quarter ended June 30, 2011 September 30, 2011 and December 31, 2011.These filings are available at http://www.sec.gov. Infosys may, from time to time, make additional written and oral forward-looking statements, including statements contained in the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission and our reports to shareholders. The company does not undertake to update any forward-looking statements that may be made from time to time by or on behalf of the company.

Unaudited Condensed Consolidated Interim Financial Statements prepared in compliance with IAS 34, Interim Financial Reporting

Infosys Limited and subsidiaries

Unaudited Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets as of

  (Dollars in millions except share data)
     
  June 30, 2012 March 31, 2012
ASSETS    
Current assets    
Cash and cash equivalents                            $3,242 $4,047
Available-for-sale financial assets                     389 6
Investment in certificates of deposit                    64 68
Trade receivables                                     1,240 1,156
Unbilled revenue                                        362 368
Prepayments and other current assets                    315 300
Total current assets                                  5,612 5,945
Non-current assets    
Property, plant and equipment                         1,009 1,063
Goodwill                                                183 195
Intangible assets                                        32 34
Available-for-sale financial assets                       1 2
Investment in government bonds                            9 -
Deferred income tax assets                               60 62
Income tax assets                                       189 204
Other non-current assets                                 21 32
Total non-current assets                              1,504 1,592
Total assets                                         $7,116 $7,537
LIABILITIES AND EQUITY    
Current liabilities    
Derivative financial instruments                        $49 $9
Trade payables                                            7 5
Current income tax liabilities                          254 207
Client deposits                                           2 3
Unearned revenue                                        139 107
Employee benefit obligations                            102 98
Provisions                                               27 26
Other current liabilities                               447 482
Total current liabilities                             1,027 937
Non-current liabilities    
Deferred income tax liabilities                          11 2
Other non-current liabilities                            21 22
Total liabilities                                     1,059 961
Equity    
Share capital- `5 ($0.16) par value
600,000,000 equity shares authorized, issued
and outstanding 571,396,851 and 571,396,401,
net of 2,833,600 treasury shares each as of
June 30, 2012 and March 31, 2012,
respectively                                            
64 64
Share premium                                           703 703
Retained earnings                                     6,543 6,509
Other components of equity                           (1,253) (700)
Total equity attributable to equity holders
of the company                                       
6,057 6,576
Non-controlling interests                                 - -
Total equity                                          6,057 6,576
Total liabilities and equity                         $7,116 $7,537
     

Infosys Limited and subsidiaries

Unaudited Condensed Consolidated Statements of Comprehensive Income

(Dollars in millions except share and per equity share data)
  Three months Three months
  ended June ended June
  30, 2012 30, 2011
Revenues                                               $1,752 $1,671
Cost of sales                                           1,059 1,022
Gross profit                                              693 649
Operating expenses:    
Selling and marketing expenses 86 89
Administrative expenses 118 125
Total operating expenses 204 214
Operating profit 489 435
Other income, net   87 99
Profit before income taxes    576 534
Income tax expense   160 150
Net profit        $416 $384
Other comprehensive income    
Fair value changes on available - for-sale
financial asset, net of tax effect  
(1) -
Exchange differences on translating foreign
operations  
(552) (7)
Total other comprehensive income    $(553) $(7)
Total comprehensive income   $(137) $377
Profit attributable to:    
Owners of the company   $416 $384
Non-controlling interest - -
  $416 $384
Total comprehensive income attributable to:    
Owners of the company     $(137) $377
Non-controlling interest     - -
  $(137) $377
Earnings per equity share    
Basic ($)                                                0.73 0.67
Diluted ($)                                              0.73 0.67
Weighted average equity shares used in
computing earnings per equity share
   
Basic                                             571,396,551 571,333,499
Diluted                                           571,398,141 571,396,376

NOTE:

  1. The unaudited Condensed Consolidated Balance sheets and Condensed Consolidated Statements of Comprehensive Income  for the three months ended June 30, 2012 has been taken on record at the Board meeting held on July 12, 2012
  2. A Fact Sheet providing the operating metrics of the company can be downloaded from http://www.infosys.com

http://multivu.prnewswire.com/infosys/factsheet-q1-2013.pdf

http://multivu.prnewswire.com/infosys/inr-pressrelease-6.pdf

SOURCE Infosys Ltd

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