Cyient stocks down nearly 7% as Q4 net profit tumbles
The company had reported a 29.7% drop in net profit at Rs 65.9 crore for the fourth quarter (Q4) ended on March 31, 2016.
Shares of IT firm Cyient plunged nearly 7% intraday on Friday after the company reported a 30% drop in net profit for the March quarter.
The stock tumbled 6.46% to Rs 451.00 on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE).
On the National Stock Exchange (NSE), it plunged 6.82% to Rs 450.20.
IT firm Cyient, formerly known as Infotech Enterprises, on Thursday, reported a 29.7% drop in net profit at Rs 65.9 crore for the March quarter, weighed down by a one-time payment of Rs 84.3 crore.
The Hyderabad-based company had posted a net profit of Rs 93.8 crore in the corresponding quarter a year ago.
Excluding the one-off item, net profit was 10.1% lower at Rs 84.3 crore in the reported quarter.
Cyient's revenue stood at Rs 815.8 crore in the said quarter as against Rs 730 crore in the year-ago period, up 11.8%.
In dollar terms,the company's net profit dropped 35.2% to $10 million (nearly Rs 66.53 crore) while revenue grew 3% to $121 million (nearly Rs 804.98 crore) in the quarter under review a year earlier.
For 2015-16, its net profit was down 7.6% at Rs 326.2 crore while revenue grew 13.1% to Rs 3,095.6 crore as compared with the previous fiscal.
At 14:05 hours, the shares of Cyient recovered slightly from its early morning trade but was still trading down 5.80% or Rs 27.95 at Rs 454.20 per scrip on the BSE.