Persistent Systems Ltd
Persistent Systems Ltd (PERSISTENT)

Persistent Systems Ltd (PERSISTENT)


Key Stats

Day's Price Range
52-Week Price Range
1 Month Return-20.04 %
3 Month Return-11.06 %
1 Year Return36.28 %

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Peer Comparsion

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Dividend Yield
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Price To Book Ratio
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Debt To Asset
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Company Information

Persistent Systems Limited is a global company specializing in software products services and technology innovation. The company offers complete product life cycle services.The company delivers services across all stages of the product life cycle which enables us to work with a widerange of customers and allows us to develop enhance and deploy customers software products. The company has been recognized as one of the leading technology companies in the Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Technology Fast 500 Asia Pacific 2009.The company was incorporated as Persistent Systems Private Limited on May 30 1990 and in September 17 2007 the company converted into a public limited company and name was changed to Persistent Systems Limited. The company has depth of experience in the focused areas of telecommunications life sciences and infrastructure and systems. The company invested in new technologies and frameworks in the areas of cloud computing analytics enterprise collaboration and enterprise mobility. During the year 19981999 the company started operations at Panini new owned premises at Pune India. During the year 20012002 the company set up wholly owned subsidiary namely Persistent Systems Inc and in the same year the company started operations at Bhageerath new stateoftheart owned premises at Pune India.During the year 20032004 the company set up a branch office at Edinburgh Scotland UK. During the year 20042005 the company set up branch office at Tokyo Japan. During the year 20052006 the companyacquired Goa based Control Net India Private Limited and in the same year the company started operations at PingalaAryabhata new owned premises at Pune IndiaDuring the year 20072008 the company signed an asset purchase and sale agreement with Metrikus India Private Limited Hyderabad and accordingly the company set up Hyderabad branch office. During the year the company opened a branch office at Rotterdam The Netherlands and in the same year the company formed a wholly owned subsidiary namely Persistent Systems Pte Ltd in Singapore.During the year 20082009 the company formed a wholly owned subsidiary Persistent Systems and Solutions Limited in Pune India and in the same year the company set up a branch office at Quebec Canada. During the year 20092010 the company received DIN EN ISO 9001:2008 certification for the software design development testing support enhancement services for the ChemLMS Product.During FY 2014 Persistent Systems Inc. PSI a wholly owned subsidiary of the company acquired CloudSquads Inc. through stock acquisition in February 2014. CloudSquads is a twentymember team with headquarters in the Silicon Valley and a development team in Pune. CloudSquads Inc. deploys integrates and runs social communities on all leading enterprise social platforms Salesforce Lithium and Jive. Capabilities of the CloudSquads team complement the Companys software product development expertise. CloudSquads has built expertise in consulting for enterprises that align well to the collaboration business of the Company and extend the Companys offerings to better serve existing and new ISV and enterprise customer base. They also have IP around connectors for social platforms.Persistent Systems established new branch offices in Germany and in South Africa to expand business presence in new geographies as a part of the Companys growth strategy to diversify in other parts of the world and to support customers there. The Company also incorporated a wholly owned subsidiary in Malaysia named Persistent Systems Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. during the financial period 2014.The Company allotted 40 million equity shares as fully paid bonus equity shares on 12 March 2015 in the ratio of 1:1 by capitalization of securities premium Rs. 400 million. The bonus issue resulted in an increase of paidup capital by Rs. 400 Million during the year.In October 2015 the Company through its product brand Accelerite acquired assets of Aepona IoT platform from Intel and in February 2016 the CloudPlatform assets from Citrix. As part of the Aepona acquisition the Company acquired development centers in Belfast UK and in Colombo Sri Lanka.In May 2016 the Company was named the Appian Regional Partner of the Year for North American region. Speed and innovation are crucial for digital transformation. To bring speed to innovation the Company conducted a customerfocused hackathon for its Appian customers and demonstrated an approach of jumpstarting new Appian solution areas by accelerating the first production release. In partnership with Salesforce the Company launched new solutions for healthcare providers to transform the experience of their customers and members. During FY 2017 the company signed a strategic collaboration with Partners Healthcare to develop a new industrywide open source platform to bring digital transformation to clinical care. During FY 2018 the company completed the acquisition of PARX a platinum salesforce consulting company based in Switzerland and Germany. This acquisition deepens the companys Salesforce expertise and strengthens presence in DACH region and across Europe.The Board of Directors of the Company at its meeting held in January 2019 approved the buyback of the Companys fully paidup equity shares of the face value of Rs 10 each from its shareholders via open market route through the stock exchanges for a total amount not exceeding Rs 2250 million and at a price not exceeding Rs 750 per Equity Share. Of these 881098 shares were bought back at an average rate of Rs 648.51 per share.
OrganisationPersistent Systems Ltd
IndustryIT - Software