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Technology Services

HCL Technologies Ltd.

Company Background

HCL Technologies is a major provider of IT services in India. It is logging rapid earnings growth while trying to catch up with the top three in the domestic sector. It has offices in more than 30 countries and over 100,000 workers on its payroll.

HCL group was established in 1976 in a garage where founder Shiv Nadar, who is now chairman, worked with friends. In 1978, it became the first in India to develop microcomputers. The group dealt mainly in hardware in the 1980s and 1990s but founded HCL Technologies in 1991, latching onto the growth of the nation's IT services industry.

The company's policy is to delegate considerable power to workers, who get active support from managers. It has institutionalized a system that gives lower-ranking employees the opportunity to contribute ideas; the company credits this with fueling growth.

HCL Technologies' leading shareholder is an investment firm, of which Shiv Nadar is an executive. The investment company and the group's holding company together own nearly 60% of HCL Technologies.

The holding company also presides over HCL Infosystems, a listed business that sells hardware.

Business Summary

HCL Technologies Ltd. engages in computer programming, consultancy, and related activities. It operates through the following segments: Information Technology and Business Services(ITBS), Engineering and Research and Development Services(ERS), and Products and Platforms. The company was founded by Shiv Nadar on November 12, 1991 and is headquartered in Noida, India.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2022 INRUSD
Gross Profit198,370M2,662.34M
Operating income164,230M2,204.14M
Income before tax169,380M2,273.26M
Net income134,990M1,811.71M
Diluted EPS49.760.66
Dividends Per Share440.59
Total Assets890,330M11,749.65M
Total liabilities270,270M3,566.74M
Total equity619,140M8,170.76M
Operating cash flow173,200M2,324.53M
Currency in INRCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022
Revenue 505,690M 604,270M 706,760M 753,790M 856,510M
Gross Profit 135,290M 161,770M 181,610M 185,200M 198,370M
Operating income 99,560M 119,980M 141,290M 156,340M 164,230M
Income before tax 110,240M 126,220M 140,200M 158,530M 169,380M
Net income 87,210M 101,200M 110,570M 111,450M 134,990M
EBITDA 113,390M 140,710M 175,490M 202,450M 207,490M
Diluted EPS 31.09 36.77 40.74 41.06 49.76
Dividends Per Share 4 4 6 16 44
Total Assets 480,230M 585,750M 829,060M 861,940M 890,330M
Total liabilities 116,370M 171,060M 314,850M 261,120M 270,270M
Total equity 363,860M 413,660M 512,670M 599,130M 619,140M
Operating cash flow 88,140M 92,110M 133,670M 200,640M 173,200M
 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022
Revenue 7,844.28M 8,639.50M 9,967.56M 10,154.10M 11,495.29M
Gross Profit 2,098.62M 2,312.89M 2,561.27M 2,494.77M 2,662.34M
Operating income 1,544.37M 1,715.40M 1,992.63M 2,106.01M 2,204.14M
Income before tax 1,710.04M 1,804.62M 1,977.26M 2,135.51M 2,273.26M
Net income 1,352.80M 1,446.89M 1,559.38M 1,501.31M 1,811.71M
EBITDA 1,758.91M 2,011.78M 2,474.96M 2,727.14M 2,784.74M
Diluted EPS 0.48 0.52 0.57 0.55 0.66
Dividends Per Share 0.06 0.05 0.08 0.21 0.59
Total Assets 7,363.04M 8,455.43M 10,958.97M 11,789.02M 11,749.65M
Total liabilities 1,784.22M 2,469.28M 4,161.86M 3,571.42M 3,566.74M
Total equity 5,578.81M 5,971.27M 6,776.75M 8,194.49M 8,170.76M
Operating cash flow 1,367.23M 1,316.93M 1,885.17M 2,702.76M 2,324.53M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2022
Operating margin19.17%
Profit margin15.76%

Key executives

  • President, Chief Executive Officer & MD: C. Vijayakumar
  • Chief Financial Officer: Prateek Solek Aggarwal
  • President-Engineering, R&D Services: Hanumantha Rao Gade
  • Chief Technology Officer & Corporate VP: Kalyan Kumar B.
  • VP-ERS, Manufacturing, Medical & Transportation: Hari Sadarahalli


  • Vama Sundari Investments (Delhi) Pvt Ltd. (43.9%)
  • NADAR SHIV (16.4%)
  • Life Insurance Corporation of India (Investment Portfolio) (2.6%)
  • ICICI Prudential Asset Management Co. Ltd. (2.3%)
  • SBI Funds Management Pvt Ltd. (2.0%)
  • Artisan Partners LP (1.8%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (1.2%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (1.1%)
  • HDFC Asset Management Co. Ltd. (Invt Mgmt) (0.9%)
  • Aditya Birla Sun Life Amc Ltd. (Investment Management) (0.7%)

Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: Technology Hub, SEZ, Plot No. 3A, Sector 126, Noida, 201304, India
  • Phone: +91.12.06125000

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Last Updated on 2 Dec, 2022

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