The company now expects its dollar revenue to grow between 7.2% and 7.6%—down from its earlier expectation of growing between 7.5% and 8.5% in the current financial year.
The stock rallied 4% to Rs 1,040 in intra-day trade, hit a low of Rs 988 so far. It was ended 3% higher at Rs 1,000 on Thursday. A combined 7.7 million shares changed hands on the counter on the NSE and BSE till 10:07 am.
Meanwhile, Infosys reported 1.4% quarter on quarter (QoQ) decline in its revenues at $ 2,551 million for the quarter ended December 31, 2016 in USD terms. It decline 0.3% in constant currency terms.
On rupee terms, revenues decline 0.2% at Rs 17,273 crore, while net profit grew 2.8% at Rs 3,708 crore on QoQ basis.
Analysts on an average had expected profit of Rs 3,493 crore on revenues of Rs 17,205 crore for the quarter.
“Taking into account seasonal and other additional headwinds for the quarter, our Q3 revenue performance was broadly in line with our expectations, said Vishal Sikka, CEO and MD in a statement.