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Persistent Systems Ltd

Updated on October 16, 2020

Stock/Share Code - PERSISTENT

Persistent Systems build software that drives the business of its customers; enterprises and software product companies with software at the core of their digital transformation.(Source : Company Web-Site)

Below is the details of PERSISTENT Persistent Systems Ltd

Market Cap₹7,323 Cr.
Current Price ₹1,207.6 as on 21 Oct 20
52 Week High / Low Price₹1,128.35 / ₹420
Face Value₹10
Stock P/E18.51
Book Value₹300.76
Dividend Yield1.25 %
ROCE22.97 %
ROE17.51 %
Sales Growth (3yrs)6.75 %
SectorIT - Software
IndustryComputers - Software - Medium / Small
Listed onBSE  AND  NSE
Company WebsiteCompany Website
Pros: Company is virtually debt free. Company has been maintaining a healthy dividend payout of 24.50%
Cons: The company has delivered a poor growth of 11.15% over past five years. Promoter holding is low: 32.47% Earnings include an other income of Rs.159.90 Cr.

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Persistent Systems Ltd Peer Comparison in IT - Software

S.No. Name CMP Rs. P/E Mar Cap Rs.Cr. Div Yld % NP Qtr Rs.Cr. Qtr Profit Var % Qtr Sales Var % Sales Qtr Rs.Cr. ROCE %
1. Oracle Fin.Serv. ₹468.5 16.66 ₹26,070.88 Cr. 5.94 ₹479.79 Cr. 27.13 4.87 1337.26 39.58
2. Mphasis ₹1,301.3 17.23 ₹20,589.21 Cr. 3.15 ₹275.12 Cr. 3.94 10.94 2288.21 26.16
3. L&T Technology ₹63.1 22.36 ₹16,362.3 Cr. 1.34 ₹117.2 Cr. -42.52 -3.92 1294.70 42.59
4. Hexaware Tech. ₹469.9 17.51 ₹11,885.09 Cr. 1.13 ₹152.45 Cr. -7.54 19.93 1569.12 30.44
5. Coforge ₹2,511.6 25.45 ₹11,654.74 Cr. 1.61 ₹79.9 Cr. 9.80 9.80 1057.00 26.90
6. Persistent Sys 18.51 ₹7,323.43 Cr. 1.25 ₹127.48 Cr. 77.06 9.66 566.14 22.97
7. Tata Elxsi ₹1,543.75 24.24 ₹6,693.47 Cr. 1.53 ₹68.87 Cr. 41.16 10.72 400.49 34.96
8. Infibeam Avenues ₹84.6 50.28 ₹5,081.79 Cr. 0.13 ₹29.24 Cr. -39.39 -54.58 135.91 4.41

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Persistent Systems Ltd Fundamentals

Quarterly Results

Quarterly reports are issued by companies every three months. Most companies have a financial year-end of Mar. 31 and quarters that end on June 30, Sept. 30, Dec. 31 and March 31.

Standalone Figures in Rs. Crores

Jun 2017Sep 2017Dec 2017Mar 2018Jun 2018Sep 2018Dec 2018Mar 2019Jun 2019Sep 2019Dec 2019Mar 2020
Sales -427437430438462494488516495502545566
YOY Sales Growth %2.38%3.55%-7.05%1.73%8.13%12.83%13.48%17.87%7.23%1.64%11.66%9.66%
Expenses -346345338326349389408434400408450417
Employee Cost %50%51%52%48%49%47%50%48%50%53%53%52%
Operating Profit8193921121131058082969495149
OPM %19%21%22%26%24%21%16%16%19%19%17%26%
Other Income383725311937222631564132
Profit before tax1031161051311211319196111134121166
Tax %27%26%26%22%23%31%33%25%25%20%25%23%
Net Profit758678103929061728310790127
EPS in Rs9.3910.809.7212.8611.5411.217.639.0310.7713.9811.7716.68

Profit & Loss

The profit and loss (P&L) statement is a financial statement that summarizes the revenues, costs and expenses incurred during a specified period, usually a fiscal quarter or year. The P&L statement is synonymous with the income statement. These records provide information about a company's ability or inability to generate profit" by increasing revenue, reducing costs or both. Some refer to the P&L statement as a statement of profit and loss, income statement, statement of operations, statement of financial results or income, earnings statement or expense statement.

Standalone Figures in Rs. Crores

Mar 2009Mar 2010Mar 2011Mar 2012Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020
Sales -5205046108109971,1841,2421,4471,7331,7331,9602,108
Sales Growth %35.73%-2.94%20.96%32.82%23.00%18.80%4.93%16.47%19.75%-0.01%13.11%7.56%
Expenses -4383604665967198189401,1221,3631,3511,5791,675
Manufacturing Cost %4%6%5%12%14%13%17%17%17%17%17%15%
Employee Cost %54%58%63%53%48%47%51%50%50%51%49%52%
Other Cost %27%7%9%8%10%8%8%11%12%10%16%12%
Operating Profit82145144214278366303326370381381433
OPM %16%29%24%26%28%31%24%22%21%22%19%21%
Other Income71239322935967995128104160
Profit before tax60124143190247342349346404455438533
Tax %2%6%7%28%26%27%26%28%27%25%28%23%
Net Profit59117134137182249259250294342315408
EPS in Rs8.0914.4216.2416.6921.9830.0530.3929.5735.5342.7639.8153.35
Dividend Payout %6%9%16%17%20%19%46%26%24%23%28%22%

Compounded Sales Growth

  • 10 Years:: 15.37%
  • 5 Years:: 11.15%
  • 3 Years:: 6.75%
  • TTM:: 7.56%

Compounded Profit Growth

  • 10 Years:: 12.96%
  • 5 Years:: 9.38%
  • 3 Years:: 11.29%
  • TTM:: 36.98%

Return on Equity

  • 10 Years:: 15.83%
  • 5 Years:: 6.45%
  • 3 Years:: 15.71%
  • 1 Year:: 77.73%

Balance Sheet

A balance sheet is a financial statement that reports a company's assets, liabilities and shareholders' equity at a specific point in time, and provides a basis for computing rates of return and evaluating its capital structure. It is a financial statement that provides a snapshot of what a company owns and owes, as well as the amount invested by shareholders. It is used alongside other important financial statements such as the income statement and statement of cash flows in conducting fundamental analysis or calculating financial ratios.

Standalone Figures in Rs. Crores

Mar 2009Mar 2010Mar 2011Mar 2012Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020
Share Capital -364040404040808080807976
Equity Capital364040404040808080807976
Other Liabilities -83148123132122143203221242224266345
Trade Payables132832182327331051177210297
Advance from Customers789437152513243556
Other liability items64112821119610915591113128129192
Total Liabilities4767918679711,1291,3481,5621,7892,0592,2792,4892,662
Fixed Assets -179179212279288272307292272244221237
Gross Block334363434555606644717741698712723783
Accumulated Depreciation154184222276318372410449426468501546
Other Assets -1523893313784204954827278418911,1761,052
Trade receivables82105120166203227254382478343243288
Cash Equivalents7177871043059915450118522294
Loans n Advances651091118079124126211191345374399
Other asset items-2-21328108851181122863771
Total Assets4767918679711,1291,3481,5621,7892,0592,2792,4892,662

Cash Flows

Cash flow is the net amount of cash and cash-equivalents being transferred into and out of a business. At the most fundamental level, a company’s ability to create value for shareholders is determined by its ability to generate positive cash flows, or more specifically, maximize long-term free cash flow.

Standalone Figures in Rs. Crores

Mar 2009Mar 2010Mar 2011Mar 2012Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020
Cash from Operating Activity -68113152152194243281165195356339257
Profit from operations110134176228284375351376411440420491
Loans Advances-2-685-1-355-500-1
Other WC items-43105-2229-75-9-111-48-80
Working capital changes-3228-39-44-4022-119-1192859-111
Direct taxes-10-23-32-37-46-92-91-91-98-112-139-122
Exceptional CF items000000000000
Cash from Investing Activity --62-106-247-127-143-174-214-37-141-275-15441
Fixed assets purchased-48-42-86-134-570-56-48-44-23-27-48
Fixed assets sold200000010000
Investments purchased-550-703-1,536-924-1,096-1,311-1,546-1,364-1,130-1,610-2,359-2,036
Investments sold5326341,3679309851,1591,3701,4501,1131,4292,5211,849
Interest received112811410229123448
Dividends received441114317232319263941
Invest in subsidiaries-30000-7-33-42-6100-47
Inter corporate deposits00-6-8-284931-33-43130
Other investing items0-0-0-1439-409-109-14-67-376234
Cash from Financing Activity --5164-70-23-39-50-66-127-58-96-159-302
Proceeds from shares-0128-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0
Proceeds from borrowings-0-0-0112-0-0-0-0-0-0
Repayment of borrowings-0-0-0-0-0-01-1-0-0-0-0
Interest paid fin-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-4
Dividends paid-3-2-24-20-34-44-56-104-48-80-88-114
Other financing items-237-46-3-6-7-11-21-10-15-70-183
Net Cash Flow1170-1653122021-5-1426-3

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Mar 2009Mar 2010Mar 2011Mar 2012Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020
ROCE %16%24%20%24%27%30%27%22%23%23%19%23%
Debtor Days5876727574707596101724550
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