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TCS stock closes lower on Q1 earnings

The bellwether stock closed 1.96 per cent lower to Rs 2,471 even after a positive opening on BSE.

twitter-logoPTI | July 10, 2015 | Updated 15:45 IST
TCS stock closes lower on Q1 earnings

Shares of the country's largest software exporter TCS fell by almost 2 per cent on Friday after the company's June quarter results disappointed investors.

The bellwether stock closed 1.96 per cent lower to Rs 2,471 even after a positive opening on BSE.

TCS announced its Q1FY16 results which was lower than expectations on sales and net profit front, said Sarabjit Kour Nangra, VP Research - IT, Angel Broking.

TCS on Thursday reported a mere 2.1 per cent growth in its June quarter net profit at Rs 5,684 crore with revenue growth trailing street expectations on difficulties from the Japanese and Latin American markets.

The firm had posted a net profit of Rs 5,568 crore in the year-ago period. The software firm reported a consolidated revenue of Rs 25,668 crore under Indian GAAP accounting, which is up 16.1 per cent on yearly basis and 6 per cent sequentially.

TCS Q1FY16 results were a mixed bag. Revenue was below consensus expectation, but volume growth and margin expansion was ahead of expectation, brokerage firm Prabhudas Lilladher Private said in a report.

Analysts at brokerage Motilal Oswal Securities also said the revenue growth was lower than the expectations.

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