Infosys: High Quality Growth of 1.5% Year-on-year (constant Currency) With Expanded Operating Margin at 22.7%

BENGALURU, India, July 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --

"Our Q1 results, especially growth, are a clear testimony to the relevance of our service offerings and deep understanding of clients' business priorities which is resonating with them in these times. It also demonstrates the remarkable dedication of our employees and leadership during this period," said Salil Parekh, CEO and MD. "Our confidence and visibility for the rest of the year is improving driven by our Q1 performance and large deal wins."

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25.5% YoY 1.5% YoY 22.7%

$1.74bn


Digital CC growth CC growth Operating margin Large deal signings

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-- Revenues declined year-on-year by 0.3% in USD; grew by 1.5% in constant
currency
-- Digital revenues at $1,389 million (44.5% of total revenues),
year-on-year growth of 25.5% in constant currency
-- Operating margin at 22.7%, increase of 220 basis points year-on-year
-- Free Cash Flow at $728 million; year-on-year growth of 50.1%
-- Voluntary attrition for IT services declined to 11.7% from 20.2% in Q1
20
-- FY 21 Revenue growth guidance in the range of 0%-2% in constant currency
-- Operating margin for FY 21 to be in the range of 21%-23%
1. Financial Highlights - Consolidated results under International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)


For the quarter ended June
30, 2020

Revenues were $3,121
million, decline of 0.3%
YoY and 2.4% QoQ

Operating profit was $708
million, growth of 10.1%
YoY and 4.9% QoQ.
Operating margin was 22.7%

Basic EPS was $0.13, growth
of 3.8% YoY and decline of
5.4% QoQ

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"During the last few months, we took multiple steps aimed at employee safety and well-being while providing seamless services to our clients. Clients have recognized us for the speed, security and effectiveness of our remote enablement efforts", said Pravin Rao, COO. "The strength and diversity of our portfolio was evident in good revenue performance, sizeable large deal wins, high focus on operating metrics and significant decline in attrition."

"Operating margin expanded to 22.7% driven by preemptive deployment of our strategic cost levers along with tactical opportunities triggered by the COVID situation", said Nilanjan Roy, CFO. "Collections were robust and capex was focused, which led to 50% year on year increase in Free Cash Flows. Our liquid and debt free Balance Sheet is a huge source of strength in these times."

2. Board changes

The Board, based on the recommendation of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee, appointed Bobby Parikh as an additional and Independent Director of the Company effective July 15, 2020 for a period of 3 years, subject to the approval of the shareholders.

3. Client wins & Testimonials


-- Infosys partnered with the State of Rhode Island in launching a
privacy-first contact tracing solution to help Rhode Islanders and state
officials slow the spread of coronavirus throughout the state. The
application, called "CRUSH COVID RI," will utilize Infosys' Location
Based Services platform to create individualized location diaries, while
protecting user privacy.
-- Infosys was selected by GlobalFoundries (GF), the world's leading
specialty foundry, as its partner for the company's Digital
Transformation program. Through this partnership, Infosys will provide
expertise and analytical solutions to optimize the overall efficiency
and agility of GF's manufacturing and business operations.
-- FE CREDIT, a subsidiary of VP Bank, the market leader in consumer
lending in Vietnam, upgraded its Finacle Digital Banking solution suite
to the latest version and migrated it from an on-premise deployment to a
Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model. Finacle's cloud-native,
microservices-based digital banking solution suite will run on the AWS
cloud.
-- A large CPG company selected Infosys as the strategic transformation
partner for IT services. With this engagement Infosys will provide
end-to-end support for enabling integrated operations across
Applications, Infrastructure and Cybersecurity.
4. Recognitions


-- Positioned as a leader in IDC MarketScape: EMEA Digital Transformation
Service Providers for Oil and Gas Industry 2020 Vendor Assessment
-- Ranked as a leader in IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Blockchain Services
2020 Vendor Assessment
-- Ranked as a leader in IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Business Analytics
Consulting and Systems Integration Services 2020 Vendor Assessment
-- Ranked as a leader in IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Cloud Business
Analytics Services 2020 Vendor Assessment
-- Positioned as a leader in Everest Group's Open Banking IT Services PEAK
Matrix Assessment 2020
-- Positioned as a leader in Everest Group's Risk & Compliance PEAK Matrix
Assessment 2020
-- Ranked number one in HFS Top 10: Agile Software Development, 2020
-- Recognized as a leader in HFS Top 10: Enterprise Blockchain Services
2020
-- Recognized as a leader in NelsonHall Mortgage & Loan Services NEAT 2020
-- EdgeVerve Systems was positioned as a Leader in Process Discovery and
Mining in NelsonHall NEAT 2020
-- Won the award for 2020 Microsoft Datacenter Migration Partner of the
Year
-- Won the "2020 BEST Awards" by The Association for Talent Development
(ATD), USA
-- Won the Pega Partner Award for Excellence in Growth and Delivery.
-- Awarded the 2020 IBM Beacon Award for our Cognitive Digital Commerce
platform
-- Celent recognized Emirates NBD's millennial focused digital-only bank
Liv as 'The Best Digital Bank' for driving a compelling digital-only
proposition leveraging Finacle Core Banking solution
-- Infosys' Investor Relations (IR) function was recognized as the top IR
functions amongst Indian companies in an annual survey conducted by
FinanceAsia
-- Adjudged as the company most committed to social causes and amongst top
three in environmental stewardship in India by FinanceAsia
About Infosys

Infosys is a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting. We enable clients in 46 countries to navigate their digital transformation. With nearly four decades of experience in managing the systems and workings of global enterprises, we expertly steer our clients through their digital journey. We do it by enabling the enterprise with an AI-powered core that helps prioritize the execution of change. We also empower the business with agile digital at scale to deliver unprecedented levels of performance and customer delight. Our always-on learning agenda drives their continuous improvement through building and transferring digital skills, expertise, and ideas from our innovation ecosystem.

Visit www.infosys.com [https://www.infosys.com/] to see how Infosys can help your enterprise navigate your next.

Safe Harbor

Certain statements in this release concerning our future growth prospects, financial expectations and plans for navigating the COVID-19 impact on our employees, clients and stakeholders are forward-looking statements intended to qualify for the 'safe harbor' under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, 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 COVID-19 and the effects of government and other measures seeking to contain its spread, risks related to an economic downturn or recession in India, the United States and other countries around the world, changes in political, business, and economic conditions, 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, unauthorized use of our intellectual property and general economic conditions affecting our industry and the outcome of pending litigation and government investigation. 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, 2020. These filings are available at 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 unless it is required by law.




Infosys Limited and subsidiaries
Extracted from the condensed consolidated Balance Sheet
under IFRS as at:






(Dollars in millions)




June 30, 2020 March 31, 2020

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ASSETS




Current assets


Cash and cash
equivalents 2,515 2,465


Earmarked bank
balance for
dividend (3) 536 -


Current
investments 371 615


Trade receivables 2,487 2,443


Unbilled revenue 949 941


Other Current
assets (4) 865 748



Total current
assets 7,723 7,212


Non-current assets


Property, plant
and equipment and
Right-of-use
assets 2,354 2,361


Goodwill and other
Intangible assets 956 950


Non-current
investments 853 547


Other non-current
assets 1,151 1,190



Total non-current
assets 5,314 5,048



Total assets 13,037 12,260



LIABILITIES AND EQUITY


Current liabilities


Trade payables 366 377


Unearned revenue 410 395


Employee benefit
obligations 253 242


Other current
liabilities and
provisions 2,400 1,743



Total current
liabilities 3,429 2,757


Non-current liabilities


Lease liabilities 512 530


Other non-current
liabilities 288 272



Total non-current
liabilities 800 802



Total liabilities 4,229 3,559



Total equity

attributable to
equity holders of
the company 8,747 8,646


Non-controlling
interests 61 55



Total equity 8,808 8,701



Total liabilities
and equity 13,037 12,260



Extracted from the condensed consolidated statement of
comprehensive income under IFRS for:


(Dollars in millions except per equity share data)




3 months ended 3 months ended
June 30, 2020 June 30, 2019

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Revenues 3,121 3,131


Cost of sales 2,071 2,122



Gross profit 1,050 1,009





Operating expenses:


Selling and
marketing expenses 151 169


Administrative
expenses 191 198



Total operating
expenses 342 367



Operating profit 708 642


Other income, net
(5) 57 100



Profit before income
taxes 765 742


Income tax expense 201 196



Net profit (before
minority interest) 564 546



Net profit (after
minority interest) 558 546



Basic EPS ($) 0.13 0.13


Diluted EPS ($) 0.13 0.13


NOTES:

(1. )The above information is extracted from the audited condensed consolidated Balance sheet and Statement of Comprehensive Income for the quarter ended June 30, 2020 which have been taken on record at the Board meeting held on July 15, 2020.
(2. )A Fact Sheet providing the operating metrics of the Company can be downloaded from www.infosys.com [http://www.infosys.com/]
(3. )Represents bank balance earmarked for final dividend. Payment date for dividend was July 3, 2020.
(4. )Other receivables include $80 million towards redemption of mutual funds.
(5.) Other Income includes Finance Cost.

IFRS-INR Press Release: https://www.infosys.com/investors/reports-filings/quarterly-results/2020-2021/q1/documents/ifrs-inr-press-release.pdf [https://www.infosys.com/investors/reports-filings/quarterly-results/2020-2021/q1/documents/ifrs-inr-press-release.pdf]

Fact Sheet: https://www.infosys.com/investors/reports-filings/quarterly-results/2020-2021/q1/documents/fact-sheet.pdf [https://www.infosys.com/investors/reports-filings/quarterly-results/2020-2021/q1/documents/fact-sheet.pdf]

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CONTACT: CONTACTS: Investor Relations: Sandeep Mahindroo, +91 80-3980-1018, Sandeep_Mahindroo@infosys.com Media Relations: Mehak Chawla, +91-80-4156-3998, Mehak.Chawla@infosys.com Chiku Somaiya, +1-71367-06752, Chiku.Somaiya@infosys.com

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