Syntel Earnings: Here’s Why Investors are Happy Now

Syntel, Inc. (NASDAQ:SYNT) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. The revenue beat is a positive sign to shareholders seeking high growth out of the company. Shares are up 2.65%.

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Syntel, Inc. Earnings Cheat Sheet

Results: Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 13.27% to $1.11 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.98 in the year-earlier quarter.

Revenue: Rose 10.75% to $189.1 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Actual vs. Wall St. Expectations: Syntel, Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $1.11 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $1.03. It beat the average revenue estimate of $187.99 million.

Quoting Management: “I am pleased with our revenue performance in this seasonally weak quarter,” said Syntel CEO and President Prashant Ranade. “We are investing in our capabilities and growing our ranks with the aim of enhancing our market position while we pursue our long-term strategic initiatives.”

Key Stats (on next page)…

Revenue increased 0.71% from $187.77 million in the previous quarter. EPS decreased 6.72% from $1.19 in the previous quarter.

Looking Forward: Analysts have a more positive outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has risen from a profit of $1.02 to a profit $1.03. For the current year, the average estimate has moved up from a profit of $4.26 to a profit of $4.34 over the last ninety days.

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