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Wipro Q4 net profit rises to Rs 2,484 crore, announces Rs 10,500 crore share buyback

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IT services on Tuesday reported 38 per cent rise in net profit of Rs 2,484 crore during fourth quarter (January to March) of 2018-19.

It was Rs 1,803 crore in the same period of previous fiscal.

The jump in FY 19 was led by a strong performance in its banking, and

The said revenues in Q4 of FY 19 grossed Rs 15,010 crore, marking an increase of 9 per cent in the year-on period.

Abidali Z. Neemuchwala, said: "We have built a strong foundation for growth on the back of healthy order book and continued investments in big bet areas of digital, cyber security, engineering services and cloud."

He said customers find these investments relevant as part of their digital transformation and IT operations landscape modernisation, enabling us to win in the market.

For the year ended March 31, 2019, reported net income of Rs 9,000 crore up 12.4 per cent from previous year. At the same time, gross revenue moved up 7.5 per cent to Rs 58,580 crore in 2018-19

also announced Rs 10,500 crore share buyback at a price of Rs 325.

"The announcement to buyback equity shares is part of our philosophy to deliver efficient returns to shareholders," said company's

.

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First Published: Tue, April 16 2019. 19:14 IST
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