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TCS, Wipro, HCL Tech, L&T Tech: JP Morgan downgrades Indian IT sector

The brokerage firm has downgraded the Indian information technology sector to 'underweight' as it believes the heydays of the sector are over

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Puneet Wadhwa New Delhi
JP Morgan has downgraded the Indian information technology sector to ‘underweight’ as it believes the heydays of the sector are over. Rising margin headwinds in the near-term and the revenue headwinds in the medium-term from a potential macro slowdown, Ankur Rudra and Bhavik Mehta of JP Morgan said in the report, will mean that the sector’s earnings upgrade cycle is behind.

“We see peak revenue growth behind us and earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) margins trending down from inflation, mean revision. While the bottom-up outlook remains for most Services, Software, and SaaS names YTD, and the tech spending

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First Published: May 19 2022 | 4:21 PM IST

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