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Rolta: Steady growth

May 15, 2002

Rolta has posted a 2% growth in revenues for 1QFY03, on a YoY basis. Inspite of operating margins improving significantly, the bottomline has also grown by 2%. The rise in operating margins did not result in bottomline growth due to increased depreciation costs and taxation.

Rolta: Improving margins

Apr 1, 2002

Rolta, the CAD/CAM services and solutions provider closed its FY02 (year ending December 31st 2001) with a healthy 19% growth in topline. The net profits for the year grew by 16%. The highlight of the performance is the fact that Rolta managed to improve its operating margins from 54% to 57%, despite the fact that the fiscal was one of the toughest for software companies.

Geometric: Right moves

Mar 2, 2002

From of low of Rs 52 post September 11, Geometric Software’s stock price has gone up to Rs 338 at close on the 1st of March 2002. A mind boggling 550%. However, far more exciting thing about Geometric is its business model. It is a software company with a difference because it has chosen to address information technology needs of the manufacturing industry. The company provides software components, solutions and services to the mechanical design and manufacturing markets. Geometric has dared to

Software: Collaborative engineering

Mar 2, 2002

The rate at which things have changed in past few years is overwhelming. Just imagine the difference between the way you used to bank two years ago and today. To survive organisations have to be very agile and respond to the rapidly changing environment. Speed is the key element for success. And to act swiftly, real time information is needed and that is where information technology comes in.

Geometric: Winter betrothal

Nov 27, 2001

All of a sudden there seems to be a flurry of partnerships in the technology sector, after things being rather dull for a considerable period of time. Recently, CSC entered into an alliance with Satyam and now, Wipro has announced a tie up with Geometric Software.

Geometric 2QFY02: Strong performance

Oct 16, 2001

Geometric has posted a strong 6% sequential growth in topline and a significant 44% growth in net profits for 2QFY02. However, the jump in net profits is largely due to a significant other income component. On a YoY basis the company’s topline has grown by 68%. In 2QFY01, the company had reported a loss. The highlight of the performance is that not only has the company managed to post a topline growth, it has managed to improve operating margins by about 240 basis points. The performance is rema

Rolta: Mixed performance

Aug 2, 2001

Rolta has posted a sequential drop in revenues of 4% for 2QFY01. The decline in net profits is a marginal 1.5%. The company has managed this by controlling its costs. The operating margins of Rolta have however, improved by 430 basis points. This was achieved mainly due to the decline in raw material costs.

Geometric: Soft on software

Jul 7, 2001

On the face of it, Geometric has made a weak start to the fiscal FY02. Compared to the last quarter of FY01 when it posted a sequential (Quarter on Quarter - QoQ) topline growth of 44%, it has posted a 13% drop in revenues for the 1QFY02. On a YoY (Year on Year) basis the company has shown a growth in topline of 60%. The net profit figure for the company has declined by 67% sequentially and 10% on a YoY basis.

Rolta: Steady performance

May 4, 2001

Rolta has for 1QFY02 clocked a QoQ growth (compared to 4QFY01) of 5% in revenues. The growth in net profit is 18%. Considering Rolta's size the growth in topline is slightly low compared to the figures posted by others in the IT industry. However, Rolta's business model is slightly different from the run of the mill software companies as its core areas include CAD/CAM industry and ISP services.

Pentasoft: Average performance

Apr 7, 2001

Pentasoft Technologies Limited has clocked increase in sales by 44% for FY01 compared to FY00. The net profits increased by a figure of 52%. This includes a 107% increase in other income excluding which the growth in net profit growth would be in the range of 44%. The highlight of the performance is the 500 plus basis point increase in operating margins.

Rolta: Steady year.

Mar 20, 2001

Rolta earned revenues of Rs 2,531m in FY01, a growth of 42% compared to FY00. The highlight of the performance is that the company’s operating margins have gone up by a significant 680 basis points. This is due to the control on expenditure by Rolta. Other expenditure as a percentage of revenues has fallen from 18% in FY00 to 8% in FY01. The companies operating margins are one of the best in the IT industry. But comparatively the topline and bottomline growth are way below industry average. Cons

Kale consultant's profits skids by 80% in 1Q

Jul 29, 2000

Kale Consultants' topline in the 1QFY01 increased by 24.3% to Rs 68 m compared to corresponding previous quarter. However the profits declined by 80% to Rs 4 m due to rise in the personnel expenses.

Pentasoft Tech's profits sky rocket in 1QFY00

Jul 7, 2000

Pentasoft Technology has reported a YoY jump of 470% in its net profits to Rs 299 m in the 1QFY00 on the revenues of Rs 1.3 bn. During the year the company exported around 83% of its total revenues. The jump in the sales is mainly due to acquisition of the business software division of Pentamedia Graphics.

Rolta Rolls on

Apr 28, 2000

Rolta India Limited is a software company that is engaged in computer aided design and computer aided management models.It also provides services in the areas of enterprise resource planning, networking,e-commerce,supply chain management, data warehousing,data mining and customer relationship management.

Rolta's net profit jumps by 48%.

Apr 4, 2000

Rolta is basically a company that is engaged in CAD CAM solutions.It also provides software solutions in other areas and recently has ventured into becoming an Internet Solution Provider.

Rolta net surges 54%

Oct 26, 1999

Rolta India posted 48.8% appreciation in sales to Rs 283 m, while net profit (Rs 155) jumped 53.1%. Its interest cost declined 6.7% to Rs 26 m, while depreciaition nearly doubled to Rs 33 m.

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