Tata Consultancy Services Ltd., the largest exporter of software services in India, posted an increase of 13.6 percent on their net profit for this quarter. However, they missed the estimations of analysts on their outsourcing demand weakness in the area of Latin America, as well as in various industrial sectors.
The shares of TCS decreased as huge as 8.5 percent this Friday, having it set on the course to record the worst fall in a day in almost five and a half years, in a Mumbai market that is positive. This year, as of Thursday, the stock mentioned reached 25 percent higher than the main market’s.
The announcement on the earnings of TCS was done after Thursday’s market hours.
The said company is a part of an outsourcing sector in India, which is worth more than a hundred billion dollars, which produce around 90 percent of the revenue it has by offering services like the installation of IT network, as well as software application development for clients overseas.
TCS has also achieved growth faster than the local rivals it is facing such as Wipro Ltd and Infosys Ltd during the previous years. The said growth was brought about by the management’s stability and the focus it has on the emerging economies – the ones which were also increasing their IT service expenses.
According to Vice President of Research Sarabjit Kour Nangra at Angel Broking based in Mumbai, the expectations they are putting on Tata Consultancy were really high after strong numbers were posted by Infosys, so the missing estimates of TCS has arrived as disappointments.
Nangra also added that they do not see any kinds of concern regarding the short-to-medium-term growth forecast of TCS due to the fact that the metrics for main operations such as operating margins and client additions are in great shape. Also, the outsourcing demand’s outlook is strong, too.