Infosys Net Jumps 50% on Increase in Orders
- Summary: Indian outsourcing company Infosys reported strong Q2 results and raised guidance. Revenue rose 46% and net profit 50%. The company added 38 new clients, and said that demand from Europe is growing faster than from the US. Its raised its full year EPS forecast to a range of 124.71-125.74 rupees from the prior range of 113.85-115.1 rupees.
- Comment on related stocks/ETFs: Infosys trades as an ADR in the US (INFY); it was up 5% after the results were announced. Full details and discussion in the Infosys conference call transcript. Incrementally positive for competitor Wipro (WIT), whose ADR opened yesterday at $12.89 but closed lower at $12.71.