Friday, October 21, 2022

Happiest Minds Delivers Growth of 34.4% Reporting Revenues of Rs 356 Cr And EBITDA At 26.3%

* Net Profit at Rs 59 Crores grows 33.7% Y-o-Y and 5.4% Q-o-Q

Happiest Minds Technologies Limited (NSE:HAPPSTMNDS), a ‘Born Digital. Born Agile’, digital transformation and IT solutions company, today announced its consolidated results for the second quarter ended September 30, 2022 as approved by its Board of Directors.

Financial highlights

Quarter ended September 30, 2022

·         Operating Revenues in US$ stood at $44.3 million (growth of 5.0 % q-o-q: 23.8% y-o-y)

·         Total Income of Rs 35,933 lakhs (growth of 8.9% q-o-q; 31.1% y-o-y)

·         EBITDA of Rs 9,434 lakhs, 26.3% of Total Income (growth of 7.5% q-o-q; 34.1% y-o-y)

·         PAT of Rs 5,941 lakhs (growth of 5.4% q-o-q; 33.7% y-o-y)

·         Free cash flows of Rs 8,580 lacs

·         EPS (diluted) for the quarter of Rs 4.09 (growth of 5.4% q-o-q; 33.7% y-o-y)

Half year ended September 30, 2022

·         Operating Revenues in US$ stood at $86.6 million (growth of 25.5% y-o-y)

·         Total Income of Rs 68,929 lakhs (growth of 30.5% y-o-y)

·         EBITDA of Rs 18,209 lakhs, 26.5% of Total Income (growth of 33.6% y-o-y)

·         PAT of Rs 11,575 lakhs (growth of 44.4% y-o-y)

·         Free cash flows of Rs 17,219 lacs

·         EPS (diluted) for half year of Rs 7.99 (growth of 44.2% y-o-y)

Ashok Soota, Executive Chairman, “We have yet again delivered on our promise of delivering industry leading growth with profitability.  Our results reflect the 360-degree value we create for our customers with our breadth and depth of offerings”.

Venkatraman N, MD & CFO, “I am extremely happy with our financial performance and I believe its testimony to the good work we doing for our customers. This will be 10th quarter in succession where we have delivered EBITDA margins of more than 25%.  Separately, being awarded the prestigious Golden Peacock Award for Excellence in Corporate Governance makes me very proud as it’s a validation of our efforts to build an institution on a strong, ethical and moral foundation”.

Joseph Anantharaju, Executive Vice Chairman, “The results reflect the relevance of our digital offerings to our clients and our ability to navigate an uncertain environment based on our value proposition of revenue enhancement and resilience. We ensure that our customers remain committed to their digital strategy and sustain their investment across various initiatives. This provides opportunities to continue expanding our presence and add value to these initiatives.”


·         226 as of September 30, 2022

·         16 additions in the quarter

Our People - Happiest Minds:

·         4,581 Happiest Minds as of September 30, 2022 (net addition for the quarter 393)

·         Trailing 12 months attrition of 23.5%

·         Utilization of 80.6%, from 79.1% in last quarter

Q2 FY23 Key Project Wins:

·         For a global energy company, Happiest Minds was chosen to provide digital transformation services across its multiple lines of businesses

·         For a Fortune 100 pharmaceutical corporation, Happiest Minds is working with its IT organization on cloud and data projects

·         For a US-based food retailer, Happiest Minds is helping them in launching their e-commerce initiatives

·         For a leading US energy company, Happiest Minds was chosen to build a platform for their last mile delivery services

·         For a global communications company, Happiest Minds was chosen to design and implement one of their analytics products

·         For a European digital housing marketplace, Happiest Minds is enhancing and maintaining its digital platform

·         For an ANZ-based leading fashion clothing and accessory brand, Happiest Minds is building its new data platform and also implementing cybersecurity solutions

·         For the Asia Pacific subsidiary of a beverages major, Happiest Minds is automating two of its key business processes using the Microsoft Power Platform

Recognitions and CSR :

·         Happiest Minds wins the prestigious ‘Golden Peacock Award for excellence in Corporate Governance 2022’

·         Happiest Minds is recognized among ‘Top 50 Best Workplaces for WomenTM 2022’ by Great Place To Work® Institute

·         Happiest Minds is ranked #68 among ‘Best Workplaces in AsiaTM 2022’ by Great Place To Work® Institute

·         Happiest Minds achieves Select Tier Partner Status with Snowflake

·         A molecular testing laboratory was inaugurated at Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research in Bengaluru as part of Happiest Minds contribution of rupees one crore to establish a testing lab and 3 ICU Ventilator Beds

·         On World Ozone Day 16th September, Happiest Minds Commissioned 183kWp Solar Power Plant at its corporate headquarters in Bengaluru in-line with its vision to achieve carbon neutrality in its operations by 2030


·         Happiest Minds expands into the east Indian city of Bhubaneshwar in Odisha, operations to begin by December 2022. Project plan including request for allotment of land to build campus has been favorably heard by the Government of Odisha.

·         Happiest Minds Strengthens its Bengaluru presence with purchase of office space of 2.4 Lakhs square feet in Electronics City and expands its capacity in its existing development center at Noida

Analyst Mentions

·         Happiest Minds is a ‘Major Contender’ in Everest Industry 4.0 PEAK Matrix® 2022

·         Happiest Minds is an ‘Aspirant’ in Everest IT Security Services PEAK Matrix® 2022 – North America


·         The Board of Directors of the Company at their meeting held on October 20, 2022 has declared an interim dividend of ? 2 per equity share of face value ? 2/- for the financial year 2022-23. Record date for the purpose of interim dividend has been fixed on November 3, 2022 and the dividend will be paid on and after November 15, 2022

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