TCS Financial Results Q4 FY 2017

PRESS RELEASE

 

Broad-based Growth across Markets marks Steady FY17

  • Annual FY17 revenues at $17.58 billion; up 6.2%
  • Annual FY17 CC Growth: 8.3%; FY17 Volume Growth: 8.5%
  • Annual FY17 Net Profit at $3.92 billion; up 6.2% Y-o-Y
  • Annual FY17 Cash Flow from Operations at $4 billion; up 13.2% Y-o-Y
  • FY17 Q4 Revenues at $4.45 billion up 1.5% Q-on-Q and 5.8% Y-on-Y
  • FY17 Q4 Net Profit at $992 million up 5.8% Y-on-Y
     

MUMBAI, April 18, 2017: Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), a leading IT services, consulting and business solutions firm reported its consolidated financial results according to IFRS for the quarter and financial year ended March 31, 2017.

  • Digital revenues at $3 billion for FY17; growing at 29% Y-o-Y
  • 200,000+ TCSers gained 500,000+ new Digital competencies in FY17
     

Annual Highlights for 2016-17

Q4 Highlights for 2016-17

  • Operating Profits at  $4.52 billion
  • Operating Margin at 25.7%
  • Healthy Client Revenue Metrics:
    - Clients in $50M+ band increased by 11
    - Clients in $20M+ band increased by 17
    - Clients in $10M+ band increased by 12
  • Gross Addition: 78,912 employees
  • Net addition: 33,380 employees
  • FY17 EPS at $2.0
  • Operating Profit at $1.15 billion
  • Operating Margin at 25.7%
  • Volume growth at 1.7%
  • Gross Addition: 20,093 employees
  • Net addition: 8,726 employees
  • Attrition rate: 10.5% in IT services
  • EPS at $0.50

 

Commenting on FY17, Rajesh Gopinathan, CEO and MD said, “FY17 was a year of broad-based growth amidst economic and political turbulence in our key markets. We added $1.4 billion dollars in constant currency revenues during the year and increased our digital revenues sharply as we helped our customers leverage the Digital economy. Our digital business grew at 29% annually with most industries showing double digit growth as we steadily increased the number of customers across different revenue bands.”

Rajesh added, “Our clients are looking for integrated offerings as they advance their Cloud agenda and we have a solid pipeline of deals across markets and industries. On the back of digital adoption, Agile, Automation and Cloud are the themes that we are going to market to drive efficiencies and predictable outcomes across our clients Infrastructure, Applications and Business Operations.”

N Ganapathy Subramaniam, Chief Operating Officer & Executive Director, said, “Technology is driving different industries to rapidly evolve in new, uncharted ways. To stay relevant, enterprises have to go full on digital, stay agile and delight customers with a superior always-on experience. Our contextual knowledge of the customer’s business combined with our Digital talent and our unparalleled execution on the ground positions us to play a strategic role to help them transform and grow.”

V Ramakrishnan, Chief Financial Officer, said, "Despite headwinds from currencies, we have ended FY17 with an industry-leading financial performance while generating strong cash flows. We continue to invest to support organic growth of our digital business, build new market segments and drive profitability in our targeted range.”

The financial year 2016-17 saw broad-based growth across markets with all industry verticals except BFSI, Retail and Hi-Tech growing in double digits. All markets grew in FY17 in CC terms. Among major markets, Europe grew in double digits (13.6%) and crossed $2 billion milestone in revenues followed by North America (7.6%) and UK (6.1%). Among growth markets, MEA (14.8%) and Latin America (14.1%) led the way while India grew at 10.1% and APAC at 5.7%.

Among service lines, Enterprise Solutions and Consulting crossed the $3 billion and Business Process Services crossed the $2 billion revenue milestones respectively. Driven by IoT and Industrial Internet solutions, Engineering services led the way with 17.4% growth during the year while Infrastructure Services grew at 16% followed by Assurance services with 12.5% growth and BPS with 10.4%.

About Tata Consultancy Services Ltd (TCS)

Tata Consultancy Services is an IT servicesconsulting and business solutions organization that delivers real results to global business, ensuring a level of certainty no other firm can match. TCS offers a consulting-led, integrated portfolio of IT, BPS, infrastructureengineering and assurance services. This is delivered through its unique Global Network Delivery Model™, recognized as the benchmark of excellence in software development. A part of the Tata group, India’s largest industrial conglomerate, TCS has over 378,000 of the world’s best-trained consultants in 45 countries.The company generated consolidated revenues of US $16.5 billion for year ended March 31, 2016 and is listed on the BSE (formerly Bombay Stock Exchange) and the NSE (National Stock Exchange) in India. For more information, visit us at www.tcs.com

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