BPO major Genpact has reported 33.5 per cent decline in its net profit at USD 46.7 million for the third quarter ended September 30.
The US-based firm, which follows January-December fiscal, had posted a net profit of USD 70.3 million in the same period last year, it said in a statement.
However, its revenues rose by 9.9 per cent to USD 588.1 million in July-September of 2014 from USD 534.9 million in the year-ago period.
“We had a strong third quarter, with Global Client revenues resuming double-digit growth. We continued the disciplined execution of our strategy by focussing our resources and investments in our chosen verticals, geographies and service lines,” Genpact President and CEO N V Tyagarajan said.
He added that the firm is ahead of its planned investments in client-facing teams and domain-led capability builds.
“We have also improved productivity in our client-facing teams, which is reflected in bookings momentum and improved win rates,” he said.
The company maintained its earlier revenue guidance of USD 2.24-2.28 billion for the current fiscal.
“Our growth strategy is beginning to generate results and we now expect 2014 revenues to be at the high-end of the previously announced range of USD 2.24 to USD 2.28 billion,” Tyagarajan said.
Revenues from global clients grew 12.9 per cent over the third quarter of 2013, representing about 80 per cent of Genpact’s total revenues in the quarter. The remaining portion (USD 117.3 million) came from GE.
“Revenues from Global Clients grew 12.9 per cent, led by growth in the life sciences, consumer product goods, insurance and infrastructure, manufacturing and services verticals. BPO revenues from Global Clients grew by 15.8 per cent,” it said.
GE revenues decreased 0.4 per cent from the third quarter of 2013, adjusted for dispositions by GE of businesses that Genpact continues to serve as Global Clients, Genpact added.
In the 12 months ending June 30, 2014, Genpact grew client relationships with revenues over USD 5 million to 88 from 77 as of September 30, 2013.
Genpact said 76 per cent of its revenues for the quarter came from BPO services, up from 75.1 per cent in the third quarter of 2013. Revenues from IT services were 24 per cent of total revenues for the quarter.
The NYSE-listed firm generated USD 85.7 million of cash from operations in the quarter. It had about USD 424.2 million in cash and cash equivalents as of September 30, 2014.
Genpact had about 67,500 employees worldwide, up from 62,200 as of same period last year. Its attrition rate for the quarter stood at 27 per cent.