HCL Technologies Limited offers software development, business process outsourcing, and information technology infrastructure services worldwide.
Solid track record with excellent balance sheet and pays a dividend.
Share Price & News
How has HCL Technologies's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: HCLTECH's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: HCLTECH exceeded the Indian IT industry which returned 0.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: HCLTECH exceeded the Indian Market which returned -9% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is HCL Technologies's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
3 days ago | Simply Wall StWe Think HCL Technologies (NSE:HCLTECH) Can Stay On Top Of Its Debt
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1 month ago | Simply Wall StWhy We Like HCL Technologies Limited’s (NSE:HCLTECH) 25% Return On Capital Employed
Is HCL Technologies undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: HCLTECH (₹579.15) is trading above our estimate of fair value (₹436.23)
Significantly Below Fair Value: HCLTECH is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: HCLTECH is poor value based on its PE Ratio (13.5x) compared to the IT industry average (10.2x).
PE vs Market: HCLTECH is poor value based on its PE Ratio (13.5x) compared to the Indian market (12.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: HCLTECH is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.3x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: HCLTECH is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.1x) compared to the IN IT industry average (0.9x).
How is HCL Technologies forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 34 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: HCLTECH's forecast earnings growth (6% per year) is below the savings rate (7.2%).
Earnings vs Market: HCLTECH's earnings (6% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Indian market (18.8% per year).
High Growth Earnings: HCLTECH's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: HCLTECH's revenue (5.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Indian market (7.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: HCLTECH's revenue (5.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: HCLTECH's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (19.2%).
How has HCL Technologies performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: HCLTECH has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: HCLTECH's current net profit margins (15.6%) are lower than last year (16.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: HCLTECH's earnings have grown by 6.4% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: HCLTECH's earnings growth over the past year (7.9%) exceeds its 5-year average (6.4% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: HCLTECH earnings growth over the past year (7.9%) exceeded the IT industry 5.4%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: HCLTECH's Return on Equity (22.6%) is considered high.
How is HCL Technologies's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: HCLTECH's short term assets ($5.1B) exceed its short term liabilities ($3.1B).
Long Term Liabilities: HCLTECH's short term assets ($5.1B) exceed its long term liabilities ($968.5M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: HCLTECH's debt to equity ratio (9.8%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: HCLTECH's debt to equity ratio has increased from 1.8% to 9.8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: HCLTECH's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (259%).
Interest Coverage: HCLTECH earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is HCL Technologies's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: HCLTECH's dividend (1.18%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (0.69%).
High Dividend: HCLTECH's dividend (1.18%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (2.86%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: HCLTECH's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: HCLTECH's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (16.2%), HCLTECH's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: HCLTECH's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (37.3% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Vijay, CVK VijayaKumar
Mr. C. VijayaKumar, also known as Vijay, has been the Chief Executive Officer and President at HCL Technologies Ltd. since October 20, 2016 and served as its Chief Operating Officer from July 2016 to Octob ...
|Founder||no data||US$12.80m||0.018% $286.8m|
|President & CEO||3.75yrs||no data||0.013% $210.6m|
|Chief Financial Officer||1.75yrs||US$13.00m||no data|
|Senior VP||no data||US$8.70m||0.0014% $21.4m|
|Chief Human Resources Officer||2.5yrs||no data||0.00096% $15.1m|
|Executive Vice President of Business Finance||no data||no data||no data|
|Executive Vice President of Taxation||no data||no data||no data|
|Executive Vice President of Applications & Systems Integration||no data||no data||0.00038% $6.0m|
|Executive Vice President of Digital & Analytics||no data||no data||0.0016% $24.5m|
|Executive Vice President of Central Support||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: HCLTECH's management team is considered experienced (2.5 years average tenure).
|Founder||no data||US$12.80m||0.018% $286.8m|
|Non-Executive & Independent Director||20.83yrs||US$12.10m||no data|
|Non-Executive & Independent Director||9.25yrs||US$11.30m||no data|
|Non-Executive & Independent Director||3.92yrs||US$6.40m||no data|
|Additional Independent Director||0.92yr||no data||no data|
|Non-Executive & Independent Director||4.75yrs||US$9.50m||no data|
|Non-Executive & Independent Director||8yrs||US$9.50m||no data|
|Non-Executive & Independent Director||7.5yrs||US$8.30m||0.00018% $2.8m|
|Vice Chairperson||1.75yrs||US$7.80m||0.000030% $471.5k|
|Non-Executive & Independent Director||3yrs||US$6.50m||no data|
Experienced Board: HCLTECH's board of directors are considered experienced (4.8 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: HCLTECH insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
HCL Technologies Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: HCL Technologies Limited
- Ticker: HCLTECH
- Exchange: NSEI
- Founded: 1976
- Industry: IT Consulting and Other Services
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: ₹1.572t
- Shares outstanding: 2.71b
- Website: https://www.hcltech.com
Number of Employees
- HCL Technologies Limited
- Plot No. 3A
- Technology Hub
- Uttar Pradesh
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|532281||BSE (Mumbai Stock Exchange)||Yes||Equity Shares||IN||INR||Jan 2000|
|HCLTECH||NSEI (National Stock Exchange of India)||Yes||Equity Shares||IN||INR||Jan 2000|
HCL Technologies Limited offers software development, business process outsourcing, and information technology infrastructure services worldwide. It provides application development and maintenance services; SAP landscape transformation, system conversion, and implementation services; Microsoft customer relationship management, cloud, analytics, infrastructure, and workplace innovation services; Oracle business consulting, implementation, upgrade, managed, and migration services; and business assurance and testing services, as well as autonomics and orchestration services, products, and platforms. The company also offers data center, workplace, network, mainframe, and service integration and management services. In addition, it provides embedded, software, digital, mechanical, and system and hardware engineering services, as well as product lifecycle management, product testing, and VLSI design services. Further, the company offers supply chain management, finance and accounting, digital and content, and automation services. It serves financial services, consumer services, life science and healthcare, manufacturing, and public services industries. HCL Technologies Limited has partnership with Broadcom Inc. to provide symantec enterprise security consulting services. The company was founded in 1976 and is headquartered in Noida, India.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/07/04 12:35|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/07/03 00:00|
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