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Persistent Systems Ltd

Updated on August 12, 2019

Stock/Share Code - PERSISTENT

Persistent Systems is a global company specializing in software products, services and technology innovation. The Company offers complete product life cycle services.

Below is the details of PERSISTENT Persistent Systems Ltd

Market Cap₹4,656 Cr.
Current Price ₹510.95 as on 16 Aug 19
52 Week High / Low Price₹915 / ₹532.3
Face Value₹10
Stock P/E14.78
Book Value₹277.65
Dividend Yield1.72 %
ROCE22.54 %
ROE16.97 %
Sales Growth (3yrs)11.72 %
SectorIT - Software
IndustryComputers - Software - Medium / Small
Listed onBSE  AND  NSE
Company WebsiteCompany Website
Pros: Company has reduced debt. Company is virtually debt free. Company has been maintaining a healthy dividend payout of 24.50%
Cons: Promoter's stake has decreased The company has delivered a poor growth of 11.69% over past five years. Promoter holding is low: 30.61%

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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. L & T Infotech ₹105 20.44 ₹30,975.82 Cr. 1.19 ₹378.9 Cr. 30.88 24.23 2486.00 39.50
2. L&T Technology ₹105 23.90 ₹18,295.3 Cr. 0.90 ₹191.5 Cr. 20.59 27.33 1343.10 37.86
3. Mindtree ₹699.8 21.29 ₹16,058.49 Cr. 1.12 ₹198.4 Cr. 8.89 25.64 1839.40 26.55
4. Hexaware Tech. ₹387.3 18.60 ₹10,740.38 Cr. 2.35 ₹138.48 Cr. 1.97 20.50 1264.02 33.16
5. Quess Corp ₹450.5 37.00 ₹9,498.95 Cr. 0.00 ₹76.09 Cr. -0.56 21.37 2294.77 11.61
6. NIIT Tech. ₹93.35 19.36 ₹8,073.3 Cr. 1.14 ₹109.9 Cr. 17.45 23.25 972.20 23.58
7. Cyient ₹430.65 12.81 ₹6,168.75 Cr. 2.37 ₹176.6 Cr. 51.58 9.52 1162.90 22.87
8. Persistent Sys 14.78 ₹4,655.6 Cr. 1.72 ₹72 Cr. -30.00 17.87 516.27 22.54

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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 2016Sep 2016Dec 2016Mar 2017Jun 2017Sep 2017Dec 2017Mar 2018Jun 2018Sep 2018Dec 2018Mar 2019
YOY Sales Growth %24.37%21.49%20.76%13.07%2.38%3.55%-7.05%1.73%8.13%12.83%13.48%17.87%
Employee Cost %51.16%50.45%48.45%50.52%50.22%51.18%52.39%48.02%48.94%46.96%50.08%47.81%
Operating Profit9585115758193921121131058082
OPM %23%20%25%17%19%21%22%26%24%21%16%16%
Other Income252629153837253119372226
Profit before tax10496129741031161051311211319196
Tax %23%23%33%28%27%26%26%22%23%31%33%25%
Net Profit8074875475867810392906172

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 2007Mar 2008Mar 2009Mar 2010Mar 2011Mar 2012Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018TTM
Sales Growth %39.47%30.34%35.73%-2.94%20.96%32.82%23%18.8%4.93%16.47%19.75%-0.01%%
Manufacturing Cost %3.59%3.59%3.91%6.12%4.71%12.4%14.3%13.49%16.56%16.9%16.86%16.99%%
Employee Cost %55.7%61.2%53.66%57.75%62.7%53.05%47.94%47.14%50.97%49.6%50.1%50.44%%
Other Cost %12.23%11.67%26.68%7.4%8.96%8.13%9.92%8.47%8.11%11.01%11.67%10.55%%
Operating Profit849082145144214278366303326370381380
OPM %28%24%16%29%24%26%28%31%24%22%21%22%19%
Other Income62471239322935967995128104
Profit before tax618660124143190247342349346404455438
Tax %3%3%2%6%7%28%26%27%26%28%27%25%
Net Profit598459117134137182249259250294342315
EPS in Rs16.2416.6921.9830.0530.3929.5735.5340.89
Dividend Payout %4%5%6%9%16%17%20%19%46%26%24%23%

Compounded Sales Growth

  • 10 Years:: 16.30%
  • 5 Years:: 11.69%
  • 3 Years:: 11.72%
  • TTM:: 13.11%

Compounded Profit Growth

  • 10 Years:: 14.23%
  • 5 Years:: 12.68%
  • 3 Years:: 9.08%
  • TTM:: -7.92%

Return on Equity

  • 10 Years:: 18.33%
  • 5 Years:: 18.02%
  • 3 Years:: 16.68%
  • Last Year:: 16.97%

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 2007Mar 2008Mar 2009Mar 2010Mar 2011Mar 2012Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019
Share Capital10363640404040408080808079
Preference Capital2.0900000000000
Equity Capital8.1535.8635.8640404040408080808079.12
Other Liabilities466385150129141129150215241263243266
Trade Payables24.4823.0212.6527.6731.6727.7825.4932.4339.89108.31119.4974.91101.91
Total Liabilities3044024787938749801,1371,3551,5741,8092,0802,2982,489
Fixed Assets161164179179212279288272307292272244227
Gross Block261.35290.15333.67363.37433.93554.75605.87643.74717.35740.9697.87711.72
Accumulated Depreciation100.24126.06154.35184.35221.58276.01317.98371.94410.17448.82425.55467.58
Other Assets881181543913373874285024947478619101,176
Trade receivables48.6762.4982.42104.51119.99166.04203.4226.59254.21381.51478.14342.51242.99
Cash Equivalents7.366.096.89177.1986.8104.429.8158.9491.2553.6549.73118.19521.93
Loans n Advances32.449.8964.86109.24110.8879.9979.22123.84125.71210.76191.46344.8155.06
Total Assets3044024787938749801,1371,3551,5741,8092,0802,2982,489

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 2007Mar 2008Mar 2009Mar 2010Mar 2011Mar 2012Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018
Cash from Operating Activity889568113152152194243281165195356
Profit from operations92.64116.32110.29134.48176.24227.82283.71375.19350.76375.59411.16439.95
Working Capital Changes-5.62-6.53-32.481.557.79-39.17-43.51-39.8121.68-119.46-118.7128.02
Taxes paid-1.28-11.51-9.58-23.27-32.43-36.59-46.41-92.03-91.27-90.69-97.94-111.97
Cash from Investing Activity-78-90-62-106-247-127-143-174-214-37-141-275
Fixed Assets Purchased-62.78-48.73-48.29-42.17-85.73-133.53-57.070-56.17-48.44-43.64-23.28
Fixed Assets Sold1.190.291.570.260.190.370.40.270.331.190.190.29
Investments purchased-112.52-242.52-549.55-702.92-1535.56-924.01-1095.84-1310.81-1545.69-1364.07-1130.3-1609.77
Investments sold95.07198.03531.8633.951366.82930.22984.631159.131370.231449.971112.651429.03
Cash from Financing Activity-3-6-5164-70-23-39-50-66-127-58-96
Proceeds from Shares0.030.030128.3100000000
Proceeds from Borrowings000000.650.761.760000
Repayment of Borrowings000000001.3-1.46-0.46-0.46
Interest Paid0.20000000-0.23-0.04-0.18-0.14
Dividends Paid-3.08-4.3-3.23-2.15-24-19.99-33.97-43.97-56.01-103.95-48-79.98
Net Cash Flow6-11170-1653122021-5-14

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Mar 2007Mar 2008Mar 2009Mar 2010Mar 2011Mar 2012Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018
ROCE %25%30%16%24%20%24%27%30%27%22%23%23%
Debtor Days6060587672757470759610172
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