For the 3QFY01 though Pentasoft's topline growth was almost negligible, its grace was saved by almost a 7% improvement in operating margins. This was due to lower costs.
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The revenue break up stood at 68% for the enterprise division, 18% for the engineering division, 14% for the education and training division. Looking more deeply into the enterprise division, banking and financial services contributed to 12% of the revenues, insurance contributed to 14% of the revenues, logistics & supply chain solutions around 15% and e-business solutions around 21%. The products and services in this division contributed 6%.
The company has launched products in the ASP mode to get a wider clientele. At a current market price of Rs 172, the stock is trading at a P/E multiple of 2.4 times 3QFY01 annualised earnings.
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