Mumbai: L&T Technology Services (BSE:540115, NSE: LTTS), India's leading pure-play engineering services company, announced its results for the second quarter and half year ended September 30, 2018.
Highlights for Q2FY19 include:
• Revenue at Rs. 12,661 million; growth of 10% QoQ; 41% YoY
• USD Revenue at $177.2 million; growth of 5.5% QoQ and 29.5% YoY in constant currency
• Net profit at Rs. 1,910 million; growth of 56% YoY
• Interim Dividend of Rs. 7.5 per share (Record date November 2, 2018)
During the quarter, LTTS won 6 multi-million dollar deals across Industrial Products, Process Industry and Telecom & Hi-tech. On a YoY basis, LTTS has increased its USD30mn+ clients by 1, USD10mn+ clients by 3 and its USD5mn+ clients by 5.
"We had a strong second quarter with a 29.5% YoY rise in revenues that was broad based. All five of our industry segments grew in double digits on a YoY basis, with Industrial Products also turning around this quarter. Our Revenues from digital & leading-edge technologies increased to 33% and grew by 66% YoY.
We are seeing a healthy deal pipeline and good traction in our focus areas such as Edge computing, Smart Manufacturing, IoT, Electric & Autonomous vehicles. Our customers are investing in new technologies to transform their business and stay competitive. We are in turn continuously scaling up our technology offerings, and the acquisition of Graphene is a step towards consolidating our leadership position in the Semiconductor & Product OEM space.
In Q2 we received multiple recognitions from the industry. LTTS was adjudged 'Best Company of the Year' at the 14th Indo-American Chamber of Commerce Corporate Excellence Awards, which is the IACC's highest honour," said Dr Keshab Panda, CEO & Managing Director, L&T Technology Services Limited.
• John Deere Partner Level Supplier Recognition - LTTS was acknowledged by John Deere for outstanding quality of product and services as well its commitment to continuous improvement.
• LTTS has been recognized as a 'Leader' for Embedded System Engineering Services and positioned among the top 3 leading companies by Everest Group.
• LTTS was rated as a Leader in 6 market categories across 3 industries in the U.S. market in the inaugural edition of ISG Provider Lens™.
• LTTS was recognized as the 'Best Company of the Year' and was also conferred with the prestigious 'Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility' award by the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce.
• At the end of the second quarter, the patents portfolio of L&T Technology Services stood at 349 out of which 256 are co-authored with its customers and 93 are filed by LTTS.
• 12 new patents were added in the quarter with 7 being filed by LTTS and 5 co-authored with customers.
At the end of the fourth quarter LTTS' employee strength stood at 13,585, a net addition of 504 during the quarter.