Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) shares dropped by 2.13% on Tuesday, reaching a price of Rs 3054.75. This came after the company announced a consolidated net profit of Rs 10,465 crore for the quarter ending September 2022. This represents an increase of 8.41% year-on-year from the Rs 9,663 crore that was logged in the same quarter of the previous year. The sequentially reported rise in the net profit was 9.93%.
At the moment, one share of the company’s stock can be purchased for Rs 3,075.00. This represents a decrease of 1.48% from Monday’s closing price of Rs 3121.20. TCS has underperformed its industry by 0.71% compared to its peers. Since the beginning of the week, the price of the stock has decreased by 0.75% for the week. It has dropped by 16.59% over the course of the previous year and is currently trading at 4.94% above its 52-week low of Rs 2926.
At the time of this writing, the Sensex has fallen 349.29 points, which is equivalent to a loss of 2.60%. During the course of the day, it went as low as 57,567.41 and as high as 58,027.52 at various points.
Despite the fact that headwinds like as recession in its main market, increased inflation globally, and currency volatility have not yet materialized in its order pipeline, the Tata group company stated that the operating situation is “difficult” and demands “vigilance.”
The revenue from operations increased year-on-year by 18.01%, reaching 55,309 crore compared to 46,867 crore in the same quarter of the previous year. The increase in revenue was 9.93% from one period to the next.
“We continue our optimistic attitude on TCS. Our target price of Rs 3,580 corresponds to 27 times the FY24E EPS, and there is room for a further 15% gain. Our recommendation to “buy” the stock stands “brokerage company Motilal Oswal was quoted as saying.
Reliance Securities analysts warned that IT services will be vulnerable to worsening global dynamics such as increasing inflation, economic slowdown, currency headwinds, and expected spending cuts. Although brokerage firm Emkay stated that revenue and margins met forecasts, the analysts from Reliance Securities warned that IT services will be vulnerable.
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