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TCS net profit up 22.6% to Rs 7,901 crore in Q2

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

The country's largest Thursday reported a 22.6 per cent jump in consolidated net profit at Rs 7,901 crore in the July-September 2018 quarter, buoyed by strong demand for digital services.

(TCS) had posted a net profit of Rs 6,446 crore in the same period last fiscal, the company said in a statement.

The saw a revenue growth of 20.7 per cent at Rs 36,854 crore in the September quarter, up from Rs 30,541 crore a year ago. Its earning per share for the quarter was at Rs 20.66.

and MD said, "We are very pleased with our all-round strong performance in Q2. Revenue growth was driven by expanding demand for digital transformation across verticals, and continued acceleration in banking, and insurance (BFSI) and "

N Ganapathy Subramaniam, chief operating officer and executive director, at termed the September quarter as a "good" one and said there was a strong demand in areas like analytics, cloud and automation.

The company has declared a dividend of Rs 4 per share.

The net employee addition in September 2018 quarter was at 10,227 professionals, highest in 12 quarters, the company said. Total employees strength at the end of Q2 stood at 4,11,102 on a consolidated basis.

IT services attrition rate was steady at 10.9 per cent on last 12 months basis.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, October 11 2018. 17:20 IST