Who Is This Quarterly Update For?
NelsonHall’s Quarterly Update on Infosys provides a snapshot of developments at Infosys in the last quarter. It accompanies NelsonHall’s more comprehensive Key Vendor Assessment program. Both programs are designed for:
Marketing, sales and business managers developing strategies to target service opportunities within the BPO/IT Services markets
Sourcing managers monitoring the capabilities of existing suppliers of IT outsourcing services and identifying vendor suitability for IT services
Consultants advising clients on vendor selection
Vendor marketing, sales and business managers looking tobenchmark themselves against their peers
Financial analysts and investors specializing in the BPO/IT servicessector.
Key Findings & Highlights
Q3 Performance “broadly in line with expectations”Q3 FY17 revenues were up 6.0% y/y as reported in US$, up 7.3% in CC. RBS ramp-down had a 1.1% impact on revenues.Application development, infrastructure, engineering services and PPS all had strong quarters. Infosys Consulting is in recovery mode Operating margin was up 20 bps y/y.CY 2016 revenues crossed $10bn.Guidance for full FY17 is:
Revenue growth of 8.4-8.8% in CC
Operating margin of 24-25%RBS ramp down now mostly completed Automation beginning to impact revenue per capita; hiring The amount of effort saved through automation continues to increase and rev per capita has increased y/y for the first time in a while Recruitment has slowed significantly: headcount in Q1-Q3 FY17 increased by 5.7k y/y, down from a 17.2k increase in the prior year periodInfosys Innovation Fund looks at India Investments in Q3 FY17 included an India-based early stage venture fund, and an Indian specialist in drone technology.New India-based Deputy COONew U.S. administration, likely greater protectionismIn anticipation of increased restrictions around H-1B visas, Infosys is looking to increase local hiring, both lateral and campus hires, also introduce more collaborative technology into its global delivery model.
Scope of the Report
The report provides a quarterly update on Infosys.It accompanies NelsonHall’s Key Vendor Assessment program which looks at Infosys’ IT and BPO offerings, capabilities, and market and financial strengths, including:
Identification of the company’s strategy, emphases and newdevelopments
Analysis of the company’s offerings and key service components
Analysis of the profile of the company’s client base including thecompany’s targeting strategy and examples of current contracts
Analysis of the company’s strengths, weaknesses and outlook.