NEW DELHI: IT major HCL Technologies on Friday said its consolidated net profit for the quarter ended December declined 13.6 per cent to Rs 3,442 crore from Rs 3,969 crore in the corresponding quarter last year.The company said its revenue from operations increased 15.7 per cent year-on-year (YoY) to Rs 22,331 crore from Rs 19,302 crore in the same quarter a year ago. Sequentially, revenue rose 8.1 per cent and net profits grew 5.4 per cent.
Ebit margin was at 19 per cent, up 8.5 per cent QoQ and down 3.7 per cent YoY. The December quarter is a seasonally weak one for IT companies. In constant currency terms, revenue growth stood at 7.
6 per cent QoQ, highest in the last 12 years, said HCL Technologies in a release. The company said its revenue is expected to grow in double digits in constant currency for FY22. EBIT margin is expected to be between 19 per cent and 21 per cent for FY22.The company declared a dividend of Rs 10 per share for Q3, being the 76th consecutive quarter of dividend pay-out.The company said the total contract value (TCV) of its new deal was at $ 2,135 million registering 64 per cent year-on-year growth. Services TCV was at $1,968 million (63 per cent YoY) enabled by eight net new deal wins.
Products TCV was at $167 million (70 per cent YoY) enabled by 8 net new large deal wins, the firm said. Gross Cash stood at $2,666 million and net cash at $2,140 million at the end of December 31st, 2021.Our future looks bright as we had a very strong net new booking of $ 2.1B, a 64 per cent YoY increase. We also added more than 10,000 to our employee strength this quarter. I believe we continue to be in a vantage position to address sustained demand momentum as our investments on strategic priorities like digital, cloud and engineering capabilities and our talent development plans are showing strong returns, said C Vijayakumar, Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, HCL Technologies.