Infosys Ltd

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INFY : NYSE : Technology
$15.86 up 0.12 | 0.76%
Today's Range: 15.78 - 15.99
Avg. Daily Volume: 4,976,300
10/21/16 - 3:59 PM ET

Financial Analysis

INFOSYS LTD's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company managed to grow both sales and net income at a faster pace than the average competitor in its industry this quarter as compared to the same quarter a year ago. INFOSYS LTD is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 3.17 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 7.25% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is very unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)2501.02256.0
EBITDA ($mil)664.0592.0
EBIT ($mil)604.0543.0
Net Income ($mil)511.0476.0

Balance Sheet Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)4681.04537.0
Total Assets ($mil)11317.010587.0
Total Debt ($mil)0.00.0
Equity ($mil)9076.08462.0

Profitability Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Gross Profit Margin38.7438.61
EBITDA Margin26.5426.24
Operating Margin24.1524.07
Sales Turnover0.860.83
Return on Assets18.4418.95
Return on Equity22.9923.71
Debt Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Current Ratio3.543.54
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0

Share Data Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)2285.632285.61
Div / share0.210.23
Book value / share3.973.7
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume4973403.03415205.0


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 26.79 for the IT Services industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.54. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 4.19 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.72 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 7.94. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, INFOSYS LTD proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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INFY 18.30 Peers 26.79   INFY 19.33 Peers 20.83

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

INFY is trading at a significant discount to its peers.


Average. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

INFY is trading at a valuation on par to its peers.

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  Price to
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INFY 15.86 Peers 21.42   INFY 3.00 Peers 2.41

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

INFY is trading at a discount to its peers.


Premium. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

INFY trades at a premium to its peers.

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  Earnings Growth
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INFY 4.19 Peers 7.94   INFY 3.11 Peers 22.17

Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

INFY is trading at a significant discount to its peers.


Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

However, INFY is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

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  Sales Growth
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INFY 3.90 Peers 5.45   INFY 10.32 Peers 22.81

Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

INFY is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.


Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

INFY significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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