Infosys (INFY: Rs1,416.55) inches higher; reports 31% sequential rise in Quarterly Net Profit; +Rs2.10 [0.1%] 03 May 2024

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Infosys Ltd.'s (NSE: INFY Rs1,416.55) stock price increased 0.1% but fell short of the 12-day Exponential Moving Average [EMA] of Rs1,434.32.

Compared with the BSE SENSEX Index which fell 804.4 points (1.1%) in the day, the relative price increase was 1.2%.

Infosys Ltd. is India's 2nd largest IT consulting & software company by market cap.

The stock last traded at Rs1,416.55.

There were 6,840,000 shares worth Rs9.7 billion ($116.1 million) traded today. The volume was 0.9 times the average daily trading volume of 7.3 million shares.

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LastRs1,416.55Market CapRs5,880 billion [US$70 billion]
P/E24Dividend Yield % (TTM)2.5
EPS (FY2024)Rs63.39DPS (past 12 months)Rs32.5 or 3,250 paise
Shares Outstanding4,150,867,433ExchangeINDIAN [BSE, NSE]
INFY in IndicesSENSEX [of 30 stocks]SectorIT Consulting & Software [of 98 stocks]
EPS Growth (Q4 2024 vs Q3 2023)30.4Today's VI*0.9
Today's Volume6,840,000Currency1.000 USD = 83.42 Indian Rupees (INR)
Ave Daily Volume7,304,904 sharesPV$1000 (1 yr)Rs1,176
US$1,153
52-Week Price Range1,206.99 - 1,733.00

A year ago the exchange rate was USD 1 = 81.75 INR. USD1000 would have bought Rs81,746. A year ago the Infosys share price was Rs1,236.32. Rs81,746 would have bought 66.1 Infosys shares on that day. Those 66.1 shares would be worth Rs93,663 at today's share price of Rs1,416.55. At today's exchange rate of USD1=83.43 INR this is equivalent to USD1,123. Dividends reinvested are worth Rs31 ($30). PV$1000= $1,153.

Price Volume Snapshot past 3 months (INR)

Past month to HighLowVWAPVolume Index *
03 May 20241,513.81,378.81,444.11.3
03 Apr 20241,664.51,475.01,558.11.1
01 Mar 20241,733.01,635.51,680.60.7

[*Volume Index of 1.3 means volume for the month was 1.3 times its 12-month average]

[VWAP is defined as the Volume Weighted Average Price]

INDEX

SECTION 1 RECENT NEWS AND RESEARCH

SECTION 2 THE PAST QUARTER: PRESS RELEASES

SECTION 3 TODAY'S BEARISH SIGNALS

SECTION 4 ONGOING BEARISH PARAMETERS

SECTION 5 TODAY'S BULLISH SIGNALS

SECTION 6 ONGOING BULLISH PARAMETERS

SECTION 7 CORPORATE PROFILE

SECTION 8 FINANCIALS FY 2024

SECTION 9 TAX & DIVIDEND

SECTION 10 TOP MANAGEMENT AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS

SECTION 11 TOP SHAREHOLDERS

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ANNEXURE

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APPENDIX II STOCK IDENTIFIERS

GLOSSARY

SECTION 1 RECENT NEWS AND RESEARCH

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Financial News

Quarterly Report (Q4/2024):

Release Date: April 19, 2024

Quarterly Report Analysis Q4 2024: Infosys reports 31% sequential rise in Quarterly Net Profit

Infosys (BSE:500209; NSE:INFY), announced net profit of INR7,969 crores ($956m) for the quarter-ended 31 March 2024 [Q4/2024], up 31% from the previous quarter [Q3/2023] and up 30% from the year-earlier period [Q4/2023]. Earnings per share (EPS) were up 30.4% sequentially from INR14.76 (US17.97c) in Q3/2023 to INR19.25 (US23.1c) in Q4/2024.

Quarterly Report (Q4 2024)

Quarter-ended31 Mar [Q4/2024]31 Dec [Q3/2023]30 Sep [Q2/2023]
EPS, INR19.214.815.0
Sequential growth in EPS %30-1.74.5
Revenue, INR40,652 crores39,610 crores38,994 crores
Revenue, $ billion4.94.84.7
Sequential growth in Revenue %2.61.62.8
Net Profit, INR7,969 crores6,106 crores6,212 crores
Net Profit, $ million956733745
Sequential growth in Net Profit %30.5-1.74.5

Compared with the Previous Corresponding Period [PCP; Q4/2023], year-over-year [y.o.y.] EPS was up 30.2%, Revenue was up 6.7% and Net Profit was up 30%.

Quarter-ended31 Mar [Q4/2024]31 Mar [Q4/2023]
EPS, INR19.214.8
PCP growth in EPS %309.1
Revenue, INR40,652 crores38,112 crores
Revenue, $ billion4.94.6
PCP growth in Revenue %6.715.8
Net Profit, INR7,969 crores6,128 crores
Net Profit, $ million956735
PCP growth in Net Profit %30.07.8

VI* Volume Index = Number of shares traded today/Average number of shares traded per day.

Stock Buzz

Other Publishers Buzz in the past week

May/AprHeadlinePublisher
Wed 01Infosys Q4 results 2024 today date and time - Quarterly earnings announcement schedule detailsMSN
Mon 29Stock Market News Today: Sensex Slips 500 Points; Nifty Around 21,850. Infosys Dips 2 Per Centabp LIVE
Fri 26Infosys drives hybrid cloud-powered innovation for Team Global ExpressFinancial News Arena

SECTION 2 THE PAST QUARTER: PRESS RELEASES

2.1 Press Releases and Corporate Wire

Press Release article 1 of 7, Source: WEC, 40 words

April 19: Infosys announces dividend

Infosys today announced a special dividend of Rs8.0 per share. The ex-dividend date is Friday, May 31 and the record date is Friday, May 31, 2024.

Press Release article 2 of 7, Source: WEC, 40 words

April 19: Infosys announces dividend

Infosys today announced a final dividend of Rs20.0 per share. The ex-dividend date is Friday, May 31 and the record date is Friday, May 31, 2024.

Press Release article 3 of 7, Source: National Stock Exchange of India, 30 words

April 18: Infosys: Acquisition

Infosys Limited has informed the Exchange about Acquisition

Source: National Stock Exchange of India

Press Release article 4 of 7, Source: National Stock Exchange of India, 157 words

April 02: Infosys: Listing of further issue

In pursuance of Regulation 3.1.1 of the National Stock Exchange (Capital Market) Trading Regulations Part A, it is hereby notified that the list of securities further admitted to dealings on the National Stock Exchange (Capital Market segment) with effect from April 03, 2024 along with the designated security codes thereof shall be as specified in the Annexure.

In pursuance of Regulation 2.5.5 of the National Stock Exchange (Capital Market) Trading Regulations Part A, it is hereby notified that the respective lot sizes in respect of securities above shall be as specified in Annexure.

For the purpose of trading on the system, the security shall be identified only by its designated codes and trading in such securities shall be in such lot sizes as specified in Annexure.

This circular shall be effective from April 03, 2024.

Source: National Stock Exchange of India

Press Release article 5 of 7, Source: National Stock Exchange of India, 155 words

March 26: Infosys: Listing of further issue

In pursuance of Regulation 3.1.1 of the National Stock Exchange (Capital Market) Trading Regulations Part A, it is hereby notified that the list of securities further admitted to dealings on the National Stock Exchange (Capital Market segment) with effect from March 27, 2024, and the designated security codes thereof shall be as specified in Annexure.

In pursuance of Regulation 2.5.5 of the National Stock Exchange (Capital Market) Trading Regulations Part A, it is hereby notified that the respective lot sizes in respect of securities above shall be as specified in Annexure.

For the purpose of trading on the system, the security shall be identified only by its designated codes and trading in such securities shall be in such lot sizes as specified in Annexure.

This circular shall be effective from March 27, 2024.

Source: National Stock Exchange of India

Press Release article 6 of 7, Source: National Stock Exchange of India, 157 words

March 18: Infosys: Listing of further issue

In pursuance of Regulation 3.1.1 of the National Stock Exchange (Capital Market) Trading Regulations Part A, it is hereby notified that the list of securities further admitted to dealings on the National Stock Exchange (Capital Market segment) with effect from March 19, 2024 along with the designated security codes thereof shall be as specified in the Annexure.

In pursuance of Regulation 2.5.5 of the National Stock Exchange (Capital Market) Trading Regulations Part A, it is hereby notified that the respective lot sizes in respect of securities above shall be as specified in Annexure.

For the purpose of trading on the system, the security shall be identified only by its designated codes and trading in such securities shall be in such lot sizes as specified in Annexure.

This circular shall be effective from March 19, 2024.

Source: National Stock Exchange of India

Press Release article 7 of 7, Source: National Stock Exchange of India, 157 words

February 20: Infosys: Listing of further issue

In pursuance of Regulation 3.1.1 of the National Stock Exchange (Capital Market) Trading Regulations Part A, it is hereby notified that the list of securities further admitted to dealings on the National Stock Exchange (Capital Market segment) with effect from February 21, 2024 along with the designated security codes thereof shall be as specified in the Annexure.

In pursuance of Regulation 2.5.5 of the National Stock Exchange (Capital Market) Trading Regulations Part A, it is hereby notified that the respective lot sizes in respect of securities above shall be as specified in Annexure.

For the purpose of trading on the system, the security shall be identified only by its designated codes and trading in such securities shall be in such lot sizes as specified in Annexure.

This circular shall be effective from February 21, 2024.

Source: National Stock Exchange of India

2.2 Infosys issued 2 new patents in the past quarter

Infosys (INFY) has been issued 2 new patents by the USPTO & EPO.

This corresponds to an average of 1 patent a month, down 66.7% from an average of 3 patents per month in 2023.

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SECTION 3 TODAY'S BEARISH SIGNALS

3.1 Relative Value Indicators: Overvaluation compared with sector averages

SectorP/E
Forbes 2000Stock: 24.0; Sector: 18.1overvalued

3.2 PAST WEEK: MODERATE MOMENTUM DOWN

INFY dips 1.0% on average volume 1.01 times average. Compared with the BSE SENSEX Index which fell 20.1 points (or 0.03%) in the week, the relative price change was -0.9%.

Week 18 of 2024: Down 1.0%; Infosys (INFY) underperformed the BSE SENSEX Index in 3 out of 5 days. The price ranged between a low of Rs1,414.45 on Thursday May 02 and a high of Rs1,434.75 on Monday Apr 29.

DateInfosysClose [INR]Change %Comment
Fri May 03Inches higher, resistance at 12-day EMA1,416.550.1Price rise on rising relative strength; RPC=1.2%
Thu May 02Down Rs6.85 in weak trading with rising open interest1,414.45-0.4VI*=1.4
Tue Apr 30Offers earnings yield of 4.2%1,420.55-1.0Steepest Fall
Mon Apr 29Offers earnings yield of 4.1%1,434.750.3Top Rise
Fri Apr 26Offers earnings yield of 4.1%1,430.25-0.6VI*=1.1

* RPC - Relative Price Change is % price change of stock less % change of the BSE SENSEX Index.

[Volume Index (VI); 1 is average]

3.3 Rank in the bottom 15% by Relative Valuation in the Indian market

DescriptionValueRank
P/E * P/NTA235.83In Bottom 15%
Price/Earnings/Growth2.47In Bottom 13%
Price to Book Value9.8In Bottom 11%

3.4 Rank in the bottom 18% by Price Performance in the Indian market

DescriptionValueRank
Price/MAP500.9In Bottom 18%
1-month Price Change %-5.3In Bottom 15%
Rel Strength 6 mo9In Bottom 8%

3.5 Downtrend

Beta < 1 combined with price fall. The Beta of the stock is 0.8.

Price/Moving Average Price of 0.95 and negative MACD:

- The Price/MAP 200 for Infosys is 0.95. Being less than 1 is a bearish indicator. It is lower than the Price/MAP 200 for the BSE SENSEX Index of 1.07, a second bearish indicator. The 200-day MAP has decreased to Rs1,496.43, a third bearish indicator.

- The Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) indicator of 12-day Exponential Moving Average (EMA) of 1,434.32 minus the 26-day EMA of 1,468.14 is negative, suggesting a bearish signal. Both the 12-day EMA as well as the 26-day EMA are falling, another bearish signal.

- The price to 50-day EMAP ratio is 0.9, a bearish indicator. In the past 50 days this ratio has been under 0.9 just ten times suggesting a support level. The 50-day EMAP has decreased to Rs1,509.53. A decrease is another bearish indicator.

Past Quarter:

The Worst 3 weeks in the past quarter

In the past quarter the steepest fall of 7.7% took place in the week beginning Monday March 18. The fall was exacerbated by volume of 1.4 times average.

Mon-FriChange %BSE SENSEX Index Change %Vol Ind [1 is avg]
Mar 18-22-7.70.41.4
Apr 15-19-5-1.52.4
Feb 19-23-1.50.90.7

Trailing Relative Strength (6 months) at 9 percentile:

- The stock has a 6-month relative strength of 9 in the Indian market of 3,755 stocks indicating it is trailing 91% of the market.

3.6 Other Bearish Signals

MCap/Total Assets:

- Tobin's Q Ratio, defined as MCap divided by Total Assets, is 4.7. Compared with the rest of the market the stock is overvalued and ranks in the bottom quartile of stocks by value of Q Ratio.

SECTION 4 ONGOING BEARISH PARAMETERS

4.1 Rank in the bottom 14% by Growth in the Indian market

DescriptionValueRank
EPS Growth %9.7In Bottom 14%

4.2 Present Value of Rs1000 Invested in the Past 3 Months; The Worst Period with PVRs1000 < 841

PVRs1,0003 mo ago
INFY.NSERs840
It Consulting & Software sectorRs901
BSE SENSEX IndexRs1,026

4.3 Past quarter: price fall of 16%

3-Month price change of -16% for Infosys underperformed the change of 2.5% in the BSE SENSEX Index for a relative price change of -18.5%.

Price Change %Quarter
Infosys-16
IT Consulting & Software sector-9.9
BSE SENSEX Index2.5

4.4 Sequential EPS growth [Q3/2023 vs Q2/2023] of -1.7%:

The most recent quarter (Q3/2023) showed a decline of 1.7% in sequential growth of Quarterly EPS.
Quarterly ReportEPS (Rs)Growth %
Q3/202314.76-1.7
Q2/202315.014.5

4.5 P/E/G > 1

The price earnings ratio of 24.0 divided by trailing twelve months eps growth of 9.7% corresponds to P/E/G of 2.5 times.

EPS Growth (%)9.73
P/E/G2.47
P/E24.04

4.6 Declining Volume, down 28% in 5 years

In the past five years, Average Daily Volume of Trading (ADVT) has decreased 28.3% to 7.3 million shares.

Avg. Daily Volume Traded 12 months ended May 03, million shares

YearADVT
20247.3
20236.9
20226.7
202110.9
202010.2

4.7 Quarterly Trend in Revenue, Net Profit and Net Profit Margin:

- Net Profit growth has shown signs of deterioration in recent quarters. [All figures in %]

Qtr-endedRevenue GrowthNet Profit GrowthNet Profit Margin
Dec 23 [Q3 vs Q2]1.6-1.715.4
Sep 23 [Q2 vs Q1]2.84.515.9

4.8 Satisfies 3 out of 9 criteria of Joseph Piotroski [pass mark 5]:

- Positive net income.

- Positive operating cashflow.

- Return on Assets improvement [from 18.8% to 19.2%].

But does not meet the following 6 criteria of Joseph Piotroski:

- Good quality of earnings [operating cashflow exceeds net income].

- Improvement in long-term debt to total assets.

- Improvement in current ratio.

- Total shares on issue unchanged (or reduction in total shares on issue).

- Improvement in gross margin.

- Improvement in asset turnover.

SECTION 5 TODAY'S BULLISH SIGNALS

5.1 Relative Value Indicators: Undervaluation compared with sector averages

Price/Earnings of 24 < It Consulting & Software sector (of 98 stocks) avg of 33.1:

- The price-to-earnings ratio of 24 indicates undervaluation compared with sector average of 33.1.

Price/Sales of 3.8 < It Consulting & Software sector (of 98 stocks) avg of 4.9:

- The price-to-sales ratio of 3.8 indicates undervaluation compared with sector average of 4.9.

5.2 Relative Value Indicators: Undervaluation compared with Index averages and bond yield

- Earnings yield of 4.2% is more attractive compared with the Indian average earning yield of 4.1%.

- The earnings yield of 4.2% is below the 10-year bond yield of 7.2%.

(All figures in %)

Earnings Yield4.2
Indian avg4.1
Dividend Yield2.5
Bond Yield7.2

The Dividend Yield of 2.5% is better than the Index average of 1.1%

- The relative yield of the stock, defined by its yield of 2.5%, divided by average yield of dividend yielding stocks in the BSE SENSEX Index of 1.1% is 228.2%. This suggests the stock is undervalued in dividend yield terms.

SectorDividend Yield %
Forbes 2000Stock: 2.5; Sector: 0.8undervalued

5.3 Rank in the top 9% by Relative Valuation in the Indian market

DescriptionValueRank
Dividend Yield %2.5%In Top 9%

5.4 Rising open interest with rising price

Open Interest Trend

Same day trend: The price increased 0.1% from Rs1,414.45 to Rs1,416.55; Open interest has climbed 3.0% from 71,721,600 to 73,904,000. A price rise combined with an increase in open interest suggests there is new money coming into the market from existing or new buyers. This is a bullish signal.

DurationOpen Interest change %Price change %Interpretation
1-day3.00.1Strong Market

5.5 Put Call Ratio

Put Call Ratio decreases 2.0%

Put Call Ratio1 Day1 WeekInterpretation
Change %-2.0-1.1Uptrend

5.6 Put Call Contracts

The Put/Call ratio has declined from 0.643 to 0.63 suggesting an uptrend.

Put ContractsCall ContractsPut/Call ratio
Today8,944,80014,200,0000.63
Previous day8,694,00013,523,2000.643

5.7 Top two traded call options [1 contract is 400 shares]

Exercise PriceExercise DateOption PriceChange %Contracts Traded
Rs1,600.0June 27, 2024Rs7.956.7111
Rs1,760.0June 27, 2024Rs3.5016.728

5.8 Uptrend

Past Quarter:

- In the last three months the stock has hit a new 52-week high once.

5.9 Other Bullish Signals

- Return on Equity of 31.8% versus sector average of 28.8% and market average of 14.3%.

- Total Liabilities/EBITDA of 1.3 is less than 5, this compares favourably with the Joseph Piotroski benchmark of 5.

- Return on Assets of 19.2% versus sector average of 15.8% and market average of 1.4%.

- Return on Capital Employed of 38.5% versus sector average of 32.6% and market average of 1.6%.

- Net profit margin has averaged 17.6% in the last 3 years. This is considered superior and suggests a high margin of safety.

- As per the Du Pont analysis, Return on Equity is high at 31.8%. This is computed as net profit margin of 16.1% times asset turnover [sales/assets] of 1.2 times leverage factor [total assets/shareholders' equity] of 1.7.Also, this has improved from 29.2% last year.

ROE (%)Profit Margin (%)Asset TurnoverLeverage factor
Current Year31.816.11.21.7
Previous Year29.217.91.11.6

5.10 Oversold/Bullish Signals:

- The Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 26.3 has breached the oversold line of 30, suggesting the price decrease of 4.6% in the last 14 days is unusually high.

- The Money Flow Index [MFI] is 17.7 suggesting an oversold 14-day trend, being under 20. The Money Ratio of 0.2 suggests positive money flow was 0.2 times negative money flow.

SECTION 6 ONGOING BULLISH PARAMETERS

6.1 Rule of 40

The stock scores a favorable score exceeding 40 when using the Rule of 40 (Revenue Growth plus EBITDA margin). Y.o.y revenue growth of 21%, EBITDA margin is 25.1% and the sum of the two 45.7% needs to exceed 40%.

6.2 Rank in the top 93% by Liquidity in the Indian market

DescriptionValueRank
Ave daily turnoverRs10 billion ($120 million)In top 93%

6.3 Rank in the top 9% by Size in the Indian market

DescriptionValueRank
Ave daily TurnoverRs9.7 billion ($116.1 million)In Top 1%
Tr 12 months RevenueRs1,546.5 billion ($18.5 billion)In Top 2%
MCap$70 billionIn Top 9%

6.4 Rank in the top 22% by Performance in the Indian market

DescriptionValueRank
EBITDA Margin %25.1In Top 21%
Net Profit Margin %16.1In Top 22%

6.5 Rank in the top 6% by Productivity in the Indian market

DescriptionValueRank
Return on Capital Employed [ROCE] %38.5In Top 3%
Return on Equity [ROE] %31.8In Top 6%
Return on Assets [ROA] %19.2In Top 6%

6.6 INR1000 in Infosys grows to Rs2,667,031 in 29 years

Infosys closed at Rs0.61 when it was first listed on February 08, 1995. The present value of INR1,000 (PV1000) invested in Infosys on the date of listing is Rs2,667,031 including a capital gain of Rs2,312,289 and dividends reinvested of Rs353,741. This corresponds to an outstanding average annualized return of 31.0%.

6.7 Present Value of Rs1000 Invested in the Past [1 Yr, 3 Yrs]; The Best Periods with PVRs1000 > 1,175

PVRs1,0001 yr ago3 yrs ago
INFY.NSERs1,176Rs1,198
It Consulting & Software sectorRs1,179Rs1,240
BSE SENSEX IndexRs1,207Rs1,516

6.8 MCap: 5-Year Increase of Rs2,687 B [$32B] (84%)

In the past 5 years Market Capitalization has increased by Rs2,687.3 billion (84%) from Rs3,192.6 billion to Rs5,879.9 billion. Based on a dynamic start date of 5 years ago, there have been declines in MCap in 2 out of 5 years.

PriceMCap (INR B)MCap ($ B)
LastRs1,416.555,879.970.5
1 Year agoRs1,236.325,26764.4
2 Years agoRs1,469.346,481.384.7
3 Years agoRs1,266.365,768.777.7
4 Years agoRs653.023,047.140.6
5 Years agoRs649.513,192.645.9

6.9 Growth in annual dividends per share and earnings per share

- Infosys sees dividend rise for a fourth consecutive year

Infosys reported dividends per share of Rs35.50 in the past year, up 9.2% from the previous year. This is the fourth consecutive dividend increase. In the past 4 years average annual compound growth rate of dividends was 17.7%.

- EPS growth [FY2023 vs FY2022] of 9.7%:

FYEPS (Rs)Growth %
202357.639.7
202252.5215.2

6.10 Annualised Period-based Total Shareholder Returns [TSR %]: The Best Periods with TSR > 6.1%

TSR %1 yr3 yrs5 yrs10 yrs20 yrs
INFY.NSE17.66.219.81818.4

6.11 Low Debt to Equity (%)

The debt to equity ratio of 26.1% is under a safe benchmark figure of 50%. However, it has deteriorated in the past three years.

YearsDebt to Equity (%)
Mar 202326.12
Mar 202222.06
Mar 202121.77
Mar 202016.86

6.12 Increased VWAP, up 122% in 5 years

In the past five years Volume Weighted Average Price (VWAP) has increased by 122.4% to Rs1,444.19.

Past five years, 12 months ended May 03 (INR)

YearHigh PriceVWAPLow Price
20241733.01444.191206.99
20231629.331421.851154.63
20221863.041591.631226.11
20211381.56980.73590.23
2020763.42649.49464.78

6.13 Increased share turnover, up 55% in 5 years

In the past five years, average daily share turnover has increased 55.4% to Rs9.9 billion ($118.9 million). This suggests increased liquidity.

Past five years, 12 months ended May 03 (INR billion)

YearAverage Daily Turnover
20249.9
20239.6
202210.5
202110.7
20206.4

6.14 Satisfies one criterion of Benjamin Graham

-"Total debt less than tangible book value"; total debt of INR198 billion (US$2.4 billion) is less than tangible book value of INR599.2 billion (US$7.3 billion).-"Total debt equal or less than twice the net quick liquidation value"; total debt of INR198 billion (US$2.4 billion) is 0.4 times the net liquidation value of INR510.81 billion (US$6.2 billion).

6.15 Patents see a third year of consecutive rise

Infosys was issued 30 patents in the past year, up 76.5% from the previous year. This is the third consecutive year of increase in patents. A total of 65 patents were issued to Infosys in the past 4 years. Of these 18 (or 27.7%) were issued by the USPTO and 47 (or 72.3%) were issued by the EPO.

Patents issued to Infosys in the last four years

12 months ended May 03No. of Patents Issued
202430
202317
202212
20216

In the past year the monthly average of patents issued is 2; this is 2.0 times the average of 1 patents issued in the three years prior to that.

SECTION 7 CORPORATE PROFILE

7.1 Activities

Infosys is a global leader in the "next generation" of IT and consulting with revenues of over US$ 4 billion. Infosys defines, designs and delivers technology-enabled business solutions that help Global 2000 companies win in a Flat World. Infosys also provides a complete range of services by leveraging it's domain and business expertise and strategic alliances with leading technology providers. Infosys' service offerings span business and technology consulting, application services, systems integration, product engineering, custom software development, maintenance, re-engineering, independent testing and validation services, IT infrastructure services and business process outsourcing It is India's 2nd largest IT consulting & software company by market capitalisation.

7.2 Contact Details

Websitehttp://www.infosys.com
Physical AddressElectronics City Plot 44 and 97A Hosur Road Bangalore, 560100 India
Phone080-28520261
Fax28520362
Emailinfosys@infy.com

7.3 Industry & Sector [of 270 stocks]

Classification LevelName of Sector
Industry GroupSoftware & IT Services
IndustryIT Services & Consulting
ActivityIT Services & Consulting - NEC*
Economic SectorTechnology
Business SectorSoftware & IT Services

* NEC: Not elsewhere classified

SECTION 8 FINANCIALS FY 2024

8.1 Financials, FY 2024 [year-ended 31 March 2024 ]

Infosys Net Profit up 8.9%

Release Date: April 19, 2024

Infosys (BSE:500209; NSE:INFY) reported net profit for the year-ended 31 March 2024 [FY2024] of INR26,233 crores ($3.1b), up 8.9% from INR24,095 crores ($2.9b) in the previous year [FY2023]. Earnings per share (EPS) were up 10% from INR57.63 (US70.18c) in FY2023 to INR63.39 (US76.06c) in FY2024.

8.2 Annual growth in Revenue, Net Profit and EPS

Year-ended31 March [FY/2024]31 March [FY/2023]
Revenue, INR158,381 crores149,468 crores
Revenue, $1,900 crores1,793 crores
Growth in Revenue %6.020.6
Net Profit, INR26,233 crores24,095 crores
Net Profit, $315 crores289 crores
Growth in Net Profit %8.99.0
EPS, INR63.3957.63
Growth in EPS %10.09.7

Major changes compared with previous year (FY2024 vs FY2023):

Favourable Changes:

- Net profit up 8.9% from INR24,095.0 crores ($2.9b) to INR26,233.0 crores ($3.1b)

- Total revenue up 6% from INR149,468.0 crores ($18.2b) to INR158,381.0 crores ($19.0b)

- EPS up 10% from INR57.63 (US70.18c) to INR63.39 (US76.06c)

- EBIT Margin up from 22.7% to 23.4%

- Profit before tax to Sales up from 22.7% to 23.4%

Unfavourable Changes:

- Total revenue to total assets down from 1.2 to 1.1

- Sales and marketing expenses to Sales up from 1.5% to 1.6%

- Total non-current assets to Total Assets down from 43.7% to 35.1%

Year-on-year comparison of Performance Ratios [FY2024 vs FY2023]

March 31FY2024FY2023Change (%)
Return on Equity (%)29.731.8Down 6.6
Return on Assets (%)1919.2Down 1
Total debt to net tangible assets (%)34.644.8Down 22.8
Debt/Equity (Down 17.1% from 0.35 to 0.29)0.30.3Down 17.1
Common Size Ratios by Assets %
Current Debtors to Total Assets 21.9 20.2 Up 8.4
Long-term investments to Total Assets 10.7 12.2 Down 12.4
Future income tax benefit to Total Assets 0.3 1.0 Down 69.7
Non-current inventory to Total Assets 0.2 0.2 Down 12.6

Currency Conversion (March 31, 2024): $1 = INR83.35; 1 crore = 10,000,000 and $1 million = Rs8.33 crores.

Currency Conversion (March 31, 2023): $1 = INR82.12

Five-year record of growth and performance:

In the last 5 years Total Revenue averaged INR125,610.4Cr, EBITDA averaged INR33,318.8Cr and Net Profit averaged INR21,712.8Cr. Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) averaged 13.9% for Total Revenue, 11.2% for Net Profit and 14.1% for EBITDA.

DescriptionAnnual (INR Cr)5-year Avg (INR Cr)5-year CAGR %
Total Revenue158,381125,610.413.9
EBITDA40,66633,318.814.1
Operating Profit35,98829,61111.3
Net Profit26,23321,712.811.2

Five-year record of EBITDA, Operating Profit, Net Profit, ROE, ROA and ROCE

In 2024 Net Profit Margin of 17.1% was below its 5-year Avg of 17.5% (All Figures in %)

Description20245-year Avg
EBITDA Margin25.726.7
Operating Profit Margin23.423.8
Net Profit Margin17.117.5
Return on Equity29.728.3
Return on Assets1918.6
Return on Capital Employed36.334.5

SECTION 9 TAX & DIVIDEND

9.1 Average Income Tax Paid (Past 5 Years)

In the past 5 years, Income Tax as % of profit before tax increased from 26.8% to 27.7% and Income Tax as % of operating cash flow decreased from 26.8% to 24.5%.

Description20232022202120202019
As % of profit before tax27.726.427.124.426.8
As % of operating cash flow24.523.724.121.626.8

The 5-year average of profit before tax was 26.5%.

9.2 Dividend History

In the past 5 years annual dividends have increased by INR17.0 from INR18.5 to INR35.5. Based on a start date of 5 years ago, there has been no decline in dividends over the last 5 years.

DateValue (INR)Type
25 Oct 202318Interim
02 Jun 202317.5Final
Tr 12 Months35.5
2022 - 202332.5
2021 - 202230
2020 - 202121.5
2019 - 202018.5

SECTION 10 TOP MANAGEMENT AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS

10.1 Top Management

Top Management [One top executive with tenure > 6 yrs]

NameDesignationSince Appointment
Nandan NilekaniChairman, Co-Founder6 Yrs, 8 Mos

Top Management [Two top executives with tenure < 1 yr]

NameDesignationSince Appointment
Jayesh SanghrajkaChief Financial Officer1 Mo
Salil S. ParekhChief Executive Officer, Managing Director-

10.2 Board Of Directors

Board Of Directors [Nine directors with tenure < 4 yrs]

NameSince Appointment
Chitra Nayak3 Yrs, 1 Mo
Nitin Paranjpe4 Mos
Govind Iyer1 Yr, 3 Mos
D N Prahlad-
Ravi Venkatesan-
Roopa Kudva-
D Sundaram-
Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw-
Punita Kumar-Sinha-

10.3 Resignations in the Past Year

NameDesignationDate of Resignation
Nilanjan RoyChief Financial Officer31 March 2024
Uri LevineIndependent Director19 April 2023

SECTION 11 TOP SHAREHOLDERS

Top 13 shareholders

Name of the Share HolderNumber Of Shares% of Capital
Life Insurance Corporation of India3661804828.8
SBI MUTUAL FUND1806556374.4
ICICI PRUDENTIAL MUTUAL FUND1076472112.6
GOVERNMENT OF SINGAPORE920929372.2
National Pension System Trust685722531.7
UTI MUTUAL FUND642251871.6
HDFC MUTUAL FUND603879881.5
VANGUARD TOTAL INTERNATIONAL STOCK INDEX FUND476929741.2
VANGUARD EMERGING MARKETS STOCK INDEX FUND473749581.1
GOVERNMENT PENSION FUND GLOBAL463038491.1
SBI LIFE INSURANCE CO. LTD445511811.1
ADITYA BIRLA SUN LIFE TRUSTEE417122811.0
ICICI PRUDENTIAL LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED415697791.0

% held by Top 13 shareholders 29.3%

APPENDIX I DATA & ARCHIVE DOWNLOAD CENTER

INFY: EXPORT DATA TO EXCEL:

+ PRICE VOLUME - 5-YEAR HISTORY

+ FINANCIALS - 10-YEAR HISTORY [INCLUDING Q4/2024]:

+ PEER COMPARISON

+ PATENTS - CATEGORISED LIST OF 5-YEAR HISTORY OF 69 :

INFY: OTHER INFORMATION:

+ NEWS ARCHIVES - INFY PAST 4 YEARS:

+ PRICE VOLUME CHARTS

+ USD vs INR EXCHANGE RATE CHARTS IN HTML

+ BOARD OF DIRECTORS

APPENDIX II STOCK IDENTIFIERS

ISIN: INE009A01021

PermID: 4295872682

RIC: INFY.NS

LEI: 335800TYLGG93MM7PR89

GLOSSARY

ADVT: Average Daily Volume of shares Traded

Annual Return: Dividends Paid In a 12-Month Period/Price at the Beginning of the Period + Capital Gain or Loss over 1 Year/Price 1 Year Ago (%)

Capital Gain/Loss from n Years Ago to n-1 Years Ago: Capital Gain or Loss over 1 Year/Price 1 Year Ago (%)

Current Ratio: Current Assets/Current Liabilities (times)

Debt/Equity: Net Debt/Net Assets %

Dividend Yield: Dividend Per Share/Share Price (%)

EBIT Margin : Earnings Before Interest and Tax/Revenue (%)

Earnings Yield: Earnings Per Share/Share Price (%)

Income during the n years (3/2/1): Dividends received during the Period

Moving Average Price (n periods): Sum of Prices for each Period/Number of Periods

PCP: Previous Corresponding Period

PV1000: Present value of 1000 invested 1 year/'n' years ago

Price Close/Moving Avg Price: Latest Price/Moving Average Price

Price/Earnings: Share Price/Earnings Per Share (times)

Price/NTA: Closing Share Price/Net Tangible Assets Per Share (times)

Price/Sales: Share Price/Sales Per Share (times)

Relative Price Change [RPC]: Relative price change is price change of stock with respect to Benchmark Index

Relative Strength (6 Months): Price close today/Price close 6 months ago, then ranked by percentile within the entire market.

Return on Assets: Net Profit/Total Assets (%)

Return on Equity (Shareholders' Funds): Net Profit/Net Assets (%)

TSR: Total Shareholder Returns is expressed as an annualized rate of return for shareholders after allowing for capital appreciation and dividend

TTM: Trailing 12 Months

Volume Index (VI): Number of shares traded in the period/Average number of shares traded for the period

Volume Weighted Average Price (VWAP): The Volume Weighted Average Price (VWAP) is the summation of turnover divided by total volume in the same period.

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