July 26 (Reuters) - Wipro, India's third-largest
software services exporter, said quarterly profit rose 11
percent from a year earlier, in line with analysts' estimates,
after an increase in orders boosted earnings.
Consolidated net profit for the fiscal first quarter ended
June 30 rose to 16.23 billion rupees ($275 million) from 14.66
billion rupees a year earlier, Bangalore-based Wipro said after
market close on Friday.
That compares with the 16.35 billion rupee average of 21
analysts estimates according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S for the
company, whose customers include Citigroup, Apple
and Cisco Systems
($1 = 59 Indian rupees)
(Reporting by Harichandan Arakali; Editing by Anand Basu)