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Persistent Systems Ltd

Updated on April 4, 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 Cr.
Current Price ₹674.85 as on 10 Dec 19
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Stock P/E
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Sales Growth (3yrs) %
SectorIT - Software
IndustryComputers - Software - Medium / Small
Pros: Company has reduced debt. Company is virtually debt free. Company has been maintaining a healthy dividend payout of 25.17% Debtor days have improved from 72.70 to 45.25 days.
Cons: The company has delivered a poor growth of 10.60% over past five years. Promoter holding is low: 31.91% Earnings include an other income of Rs.153.13 Cr. Promoter holding has decreased by -4.30% over last 3 years.

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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 ₹114.35 22.55 ₹33,191.77 Cr. 1.47 ₹377.3 Cr. 0.48 13.68 2811.10 46.57
2. L&T Technology ₹114.35 22.08 ₹17,321.56 Cr. 1.26 ₹198.3 Cr. 9.74 8.53 1318.10 42.42
3. Mindtree ₹737.55 26.36 ₹16,426.14 Cr. 3.30 ₹197 Cr. 3.03 9.97 1965.30 31.17
4. NIIT Tech. ₹101.5 25.66 ₹11,188.5 Cr. 0.00 ₹123.3 Cr. 23.05 10.47 1073.40 29.83
5. Hexaware Tech. ₹334.9 16.41 ₹10,741.84 Cr. 2.35 ₹167.8 Cr. 35.85 22.07 1528.82 33.16
6. Tata Elxsi ₹839.35 23.90 ₹5,861.77 Cr. 1.43 ₹75.42 Cr. 14.29 4.04 423.44 51.29
7. Persistent Sys 15.27 ₹5,378.62 Cr. 1.62 ₹89.96 Cr. 47.48 11.66 544.88 18.77
8. Cyient ₹388.4 9.82 ₹4,682.57 Cr. 3.54 ₹108.3 Cr. 17.33 -6.89 1105.90 23.60

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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

Mar 2017Jun 2017Sep 2017Dec 2017Mar 2018Jun 2018Sep 2018Dec 2018Mar 2019Jun 2019Sep 2019Dec 2019
Sales -431427437430438462494488516495502545
YOY Sales Growth %13.07%2.38%3.55%-7.05%1.73%8.13%12.83%13.48%17.87%7.23%1.64%11.66%
Expenses -356346345338326349389408434400408450
Employee Cost %50.52%50.22%51.18%52.39%48.02%48.94%46.96%50.08%47.81%50.45%53.41%53.33%
Operating Profit758193921121131058082969495
OPM %17%19%21%22%26%24%21%16%16%19%19%17%
Other Income153837253119372226315641
Profit before tax741031161051311211319196111134121
Tax %28%27%26%26%22%23%31%33%25%25%20%25%
Net Profit54758678103929061728310790
EPS in Rs6.729.3910.809.7212.8611.5411.217.639.0310.7713.9811.77

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 2008Mar 2009Mar 2010Mar 2011Mar 2012Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019TTM
Sales -3835205046108109971,1841,2421,4471,7331,7331,9602,058
Sales Growth %30.34%35.73%-2.94%20.96%32.82%23%18.8%4.93%16.47%19.75%-0.01%13.11%%
Expenses -2934383604665967198189401,1221,3631,3511,5791,692
Manufacturing Cost %3.59%3.91%6.12%4.71%12.4%14.3%13.49%16.56%16.9%16.86%16.99%16.56%%
Employee Cost %61.53%53.82%57.8%62.76%53.13%48.05%47.21%51.03%49.68%50.18%50.52%48.53%%
Other Cost %11.35%26.52%7.36%8.89%8.05%9.81%8.4%8.05%10.92%11.59%10.48%15.5%%
Operating Profit9082145144214278366303326370381381366
OPM %24%16%29%24%26%28%31%24%22%21%22%19%18%
Other Income2471239322935967995128104153
Profit before tax8660124143190247342349346404455438463
Tax %3%2%6%7%28%26%27%26%28%27%25%28%
Net Profit8459117134137182249259250294342315352
EPS in Rs11.578.0914.4316.2416.6921.9830.0530.3929.5735.5342.7639.8145.55
Dividend Payout %5%6%9%16%17%20%19%46%26%24%23%28%

Compounded Sales Growth

  • 10 Years:: 14.20%
  • 5 Years:: 10.60%
  • 3 Years:: 10.64%
  • TTM:: 9.39%

Compounded Profit Growth

  • 10 Years:: 17.30%
  • 5 Years:: 3.36%
  • 3 Years:: 7.46%
  • TTM:: 1.84%

Return on Equity

  • 5 Years:: -5.63%
  • 3 Years:: 2.93%
  • 1 Year:: 4.44%

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 2008Mar 2009Mar 2010Mar 2011Mar 2012Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Sep 2019
Share Capital -36364040404040808080807976
Equity Capital35.8635.8640404040408080808079.12
Other Liabilities -6385150129141129150215241263243290252
Trade Payables23.0212.6527.6731.6727.7825.4932.4339.89108.31119.4974.91107.4273.64
Total Liabilities4024787938749801,1371,3551,5741,8092,0802,2982,5132,449
Fixed Assets -164179179212279288272307292272244221262
Gross Block290.15333.67363.37433.93554.75605.87643.74717.35740.9697.87711.72722.76
Accumulated Depreciation126.06154.35184.35221.58276.01317.98371.94410.17448.82425.55467.58501.35
Other Assets -1181543913373874285024947478619101,2001,292
Trade receivables62.4982.42104.51119.99166.04203.4226.59254.21381.51478.14342.51242.99237.81
Cash Equivalents6.096.89177.1986.8104.429.8158.9491.2553.6549.73118.19521.93597.98
Loans n Advances49.8964.86109.24110.8879.9979.22123.84125.71210.76191.46344.81374.1547.88
Other Assets etc00019.536.61115.3492.522.41101.02141.74104.7161.25408.25
Total Assets4024787938749801,1371,3551,5741,8092,0802,2982,5132,449

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 2008Mar 2009Mar 2010Mar 2011Mar 2012Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019
Cash from Operating Activity -9568113152152194243281165195356340
Profit from operations116.32110.29134.48176.24227.82283.71375.19350.76375.59411.16439.95419.72
Working Capital Changes-6.53-32.481.557.79-39.17-43.51-39.8121.68-119.46-118.7128.0259.39
Taxes paid-11.51-9.58-23.27-32.43-36.59-46.41-92.03-91.27-90.69-97.94-111.97-139.48
Cash from Investing Activity --90-62-106-247-127-143-174-214-37-141-275-154
Fixed Assets Purchased-48.73-48.29-42.17-85.73-133.53-57.070-56.17-48.44-43.64-23.28-26.89
Fixed Assets Sold0.291.570.260.190.370.40.270.331.
Investments purchased-242.52-549.55-702.92-1535.56-924.01-1095.84-1310.81-1545.69-1364.07-1130.3-1609.77-2359.34
Investments sold198.03531.8633.951366.82930.22984.631159.131370.231449.971112.651429.032521.01
Cash from Financing Activity --6-5164-70-23-39-50-66-127-58-96-159
Proceeds from Shares0.030128.31000000000
Proceeds from Borrowings00000.650.761.7600000
Repayment of Borrowings00000001.3-1.46-0.46-0.46-0.46
Interest Paid0000000-0.23-0.04-0.18-0.14-0.11
Dividends Paid-4.3-3.23-2.15-24-19.99-33.97-43.97-56.01-103.95-48-79.98-87.91
Net Cash Flow-11170-1653122021-5-1426

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Mar 2008Mar 2009Mar 2010Mar 2011Mar 2012Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019
ROCE %30%16%24%20%24%27%30%27%22%23%23%19%
Debtor Days6058767275747075961017245
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