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Infosys June-quarter profit rises about 4 percent, misses estimates


(Reuters) - Ltd, India's No.2 software services exporter, posted a 3.7 percent rise in quarterly profit on Friday, missing estimates, hurt by a one-off charge related to fair value reduction of Panaya, which the company is trying to dispose of.

The company has recorded a reduction in the fair value amounting to 2.70 billion rupees ($39.4 million) in respect of the business, the company said in a statement

also maintained its expectation for full-year revenue growth of between 6 to 8 percent.

Profit for the quarter ended June came in at 36.12 billion rupees versus 34.83 billion rupees a year ago.

Analysts, on average, had expected a net profit of 37.40 billion rupees, according to data.

also announced a bonus issue of equity shares and stock dividend of American Depositary Shares in the ratio 1:1.

The company, which has its headquarters in Bengaluru in southern India, posted a 12 percent rise in revenue from operations to 191.28 billion rupees.

($1 = 68.4500 Indian rupees)

(Reporting by Krishna V Kurup and Aby Jose Koilparambil in Bengaluru; Editing by David Evans/Keith Weir)

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First Published: Fri, July 13 2018. 16:45 IST