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INFOSYS vs IBM (US) - Comparison Results

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Infosys has come to be the gold standard in the Indian IT industry's success. From humble beginnings in 1981, the company today is the second largest exporter of software services from the country. It is known globally for its world-class management ... More


International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) is a global technology and innovation company that provides computer solutions through the use of advanced information technology. IBM’s solutions include technologies, systems, products, services, so... More



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High Rs77111,002-   
Low Rs5507,316-   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs190.75,977.7-  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs35.5655.1-  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs40.2991.6-  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs21.50389.52-  
Dividend yield (eoy) %3.34.3 76.5%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs149.81,271.4-  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m4,335.95916.32-   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions IS,BB--  
Price / Sales ratio x3.51.5 226.1%   
Avg P/E ratio x18.614.0 132.9%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x16.49.2 178.0%  
Price / Book Value ratio x4.47.2 61.2%  
Dividend payout %60.559.5 101.7%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m2,863,8958,392,808 34.1%   
No. of employees `000228.1350.6 65.1%   
Total wages/salary Rs m453,15065,998 686.6%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs Th3,624.115,623.1 23.2%   
Avg. wages/employee Rs Th1,986.4188.2 1,055.2%   
Avg. net profit/employee Rs Th675.51,712.3 39.5%   
Net Sales Rs m826,7505,477,453 15.1%  
Other income Rs m28,820149,890 19.2%   
Total revenues Rs m855,5705,627,343 15.2%   
Gross profit Rs m201,700988,737 20.4%  
Depreciation Rs m20,110308,314 6.5%   
Interest Rs m049,757 0.0%   
Profit before tax Rs m210,410780,556 27.0%   
Minority Interest Rs m00-   
Prior Period Items Rs m00-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m00-   
Tax Rs m56,310180,240 31.2%   
Profit after tax Rs m154,100600,317 25.7%  
Gross profit margin %24.418.1 135.2%  
Effective tax rate %26.823.1 115.9%   
Net profit margin %18.611.0 170.1%  
Current assets Rs m528,7803,382,228 15.6%   
Current liabilities Rs m186,3802,630,782 7.1%   
Net working cap to sales %41.413.7 301.9%  
Current ratio x2.81.3 220.7%  
Inventory Days Days08 0.0%  
Debtors Days Days65140 46.7%  
Net fixed assets Rs m170,980742,705 23.0%   
Share capital Rs m21,7003,795,492 0.6%   
"Free" reserves Rs m627,7800-   
Net worth Rs m649,4801,165,054 55.7%   
Long term debt Rs m02,450,336 0.0%   
Total assets Rs m847,3808,491,149 10.0%  
Interest coverage xNM16.7-  
Debt to equity ratio x02.1 0.0%  
Sales to assets ratio x1.00.6 151.2%   
Return on assets %18.27.7 237.5%  
Return on equity %23.751.5 46.0%  
Return on capital %32.423.0 141.1%  
Exports to sales %00-   
Imports to sales %00-   
Net fx Rs m322,5200-   
From Operations Rs m148,4101,049,299 14.1%  
From Investments Rs m-5,750-338,113 1.7%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-145,120-720,477 20.1%  
Net Cashflow Rs m-3,030-43,357 7.0%  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster
The reporting currency for IBM (US) is United States Dollars. All data has been converted at 68.82 Rs / USD

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