Tata Communications, a global digital ecosystem enabler, today announces its financial results for the quarter and full year ended 31st March 2022.
Highlights | Q4 & FY2022
Consolidated financial highlights
- Consolidated revenue for FY22 came in at INR 16,725 Crores (USD 2,244.9 Mn) and at INR 4,263 Crores (USD 567.0 Mn) for Q4 FY22
- Most of the segments across Core Connectivity, Digital Platforms & Services, and Incubation services of Data business witnessed healthy growth:
- Data business grew by 2.1% QoQ and 1.4% YoY
- Within Digital Platforms, all segments except Collaboration witnessed double digit YoY growth and strong sequential growth
- Core Connectivity witnessed a revenue growth of +0.5% QoQ and +1.4% YoY
- Incubation portfolio grew by 49.1% QoQ and 67.6% YoY
- Consolidated EBITDA stood at INR 4,227 Crores (USD 567.3 Mn); with margins in at 25.3%, expanding by 40 Bps YoY. For the quarter, margin came in at 24.5%
- Consolidated PAT stood at INR 1,482 Crores (USD 198.9 Mn) as compared to a profit of INR 1,251 Crores (USD 168.4 Mn) in FY21, registering a growth of +18.5% YoY
- CAPEX for this year was INR 1,608 Crores (USD 216.9 Mn) as compared to INR 1,421 Crores (USD 191.4 Mn) in FY21; Free Cash Flow for FY22 was at INR 2,619 Crores (USD 345.6 Mn)
The Board has recommended a dividend of INR 20.7 per share as a result of the Company reporting strong profitability.
“Overall, our full year performance has been steady with three consecutive quarters of growth,” said A.S. Lakshminarayanan, MD and CEO, Tata Communications. “We are focused on executing on our strategy and capturing tremendous opportunities ahead of us. I am proud of the team and the significant improvements we have made in our Net Promoter Score® (NPS®). We also earned several industry recognitions for our portfolio as well as for sustainability and workplace.”
Speaking on the occasion, Kabir Ahmed Shakir, Chief Financial Officer, Tata Communications, said, “With a steady sequential upswing in profitability and revenue, FY22 has been a healthy year. Our strong cash flows give us the confidence to compete in global markets and take on a stronger posture. We are now focused on accelerating growth, improving operating efficiencies while remaining committed to further strengthening our portfolio with innovative and differentiated offerings.”
An investor fact sheet providing detailed analysis of the results for the quarter and full year ended 31st March 2022 has been uploaded on the Tata Communications website and can be accessed here.
About Tata Communications
A part of the Tata Group, Tata Communications (NSE: TATACOMM; BSE: 500483) is a global digital ecosystem enabler powering today’s fast-growing digital economy in more than 190 countries and territories. Leading with trust, it enables digital transformation of enterprises globally with collaboration and connected solutions, core and next gen connectivity, cloud hosting and security solutions and media services. 300 of the Fortune 500 companies are its customers and the company connects businesses to 80% of the world’s cloud giants. Its Tier-1 IP network, wholly-owned subsea fibre backbone and consortium cables’ global network carries ~30% of the world’s internet routes. For more information please visit www.tatacommunications.com
Forward-looking and cautionary statements
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