Infosys announces ₹9,200 crore share buyback; Q4 profit at ₹5,078 crore

The company’s board recommended a capital return of Rs 15,600 crore, including final dividend of Rs 6,400 crore, and open market buyback of shares of Rs 9,200 crore. It will buyback shares at a maximum price of Rs 1,750 apiece, a premium of 25 per cent over Tuesday’s closing price of Rs 1,398.60 per share. The final dividend for fiscal year 2020-21 will be Rs 15 per equity share.

Infosys has already conducted two buyback programmes in the past. A Rs 13,000 crore buyback plan was carried in 2017 at a floor price of Rs 1,150 per share followed by an Rs 8,260 crore buyback programme in 2019 at a floor price of Rs 800 per share.

INFOSYS Share Buyback Offer Details

INFOSYS Share Buy Back Plan | INFOSYS Buyback Shares

Buyback Type: Open Market
INFOSYS Buyback Record Date: 2021
INFOSYS Buyback Offer Amount: ₹  9200 CR
Date of Board Meeting approving the proposal: 2021
Date of Public Announcement: 2021
INFOSYS Buyback Offer Size: %
Buyback Number of Shares:  
Price Type: Open Market
Face Value (FV): 5
INFOSYS Buyback Price: ₹ 1750/ Equity Share
INFOSYS Buyback Premium: 25%

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INFOSYS Buyback Important Dates

In this section we have covered all important dates related to “INFOSYS Buyback Date”. Dates are updated as they are announced. The most noted dates are INFOSYS record date and INFOSYS buyback open and close dates, which one should use to participate in buyback.

INFOSYS Buyback Offer Dates
Buyback Activity Date
Board Meeting for INFOSYS Buyback proposal 14.04.2021
Infosys Buyback Approval date 14.04.2021
Public Announcement of Infosys Buyback 2021
Infosys Buyback Record Date 2021
Infosys Buyback opens on/Buyback Opening Date 2021
Infosys Buyback closes on/Buyback Closing Date 2021
Cut-off date to receive completed tender forms by Registrar 2021
Cut-off date for verification by the Registrar 2021
Cut-off date to inform Stock Exchange on acceptance or non-acceptance of tendered Equity Shares by Registrar 2021
Last date of settlement of bids on the stock exchange 2021
Last date to return unaccepted shares by Registrar 2021
Last date of extinguishment of Equity Shares 2021

Infosys Share Holding Pattern as of DEC 2020

Stock Holding table gives a clear picture on retail investor holdings of Infosys shares which helps investor to decide on participating in buyback offer. The less number of retail holdings means higher chance of acceptance in Infosys buyback under retail category which is equal to higher profit.

Shareholding Pattern – Infosys Ltd.
Holder’s Name No of Shares % Share Holding
Promoters 55,16,82,338 12.95 %
FII 1,37,42,72,522 32.26 %
DII 1,01,15,00,014 23.75 %
MF 58,21,05,107 13.67 %


Infosys Buyback Record Date

Tentative Record Date To Participate In Infosys Buyback

Company has fixed 2021 (day) as the record date for the purpose of the eligibility of shareholders for Buyback of equity shares well as for payment of Interim Dividend FY 2020-21.

Infosys Buyback Acceptance Ratio

Not Applicable as it is Open Market Buyback.

How to Apply for Infosys Buyback?

How to Participate in buyback?

In this method of share Buyback, the company will be purchasing stocks from existing shareholders of the company directly from the market.

Example: “Infosys Technology ” announces buyback plan of its shares up to value of Rs 1750, it means that the company will be purchasing shares of “Infosys Technology ” from the open market at a price not exceeding Rs.1750 per share.

Scenario 1- If the share price is below Rs. 1750 in that case, the company will put buy order at Current Market Price and purchase shares.

Scenario 2- If the share price is above Rs. 1750, in that case, the company will put buy order at Rs. 1750 only and if someone is ready to sell at Rs.1750 or less then only company will get back shares.

Apply Infosys buyback from Zerodha

Here is complete method from Zerodha You can apply for Buybacks on Console> Portfolio> Corporate action order window

  • Hover your mouse on the stock and select ‘Options’ and click on ‘Place order’
  • Enter the number of shares you want to tender and click on ‘Submit’
  • Buyback/Takeover/Delisting orders are collected until 6:00 PM, one trading day prior to the offer end date. Ensure to hold sufficient quantities in your demat account before closure of the offer end date. (Do not sell the shares after placing the order). Only shareholders who hold the shares as on the record date will be eligible for the corporate action.

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About Infosys Ltd.

Infosys is a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting. We enable clients in 46 countries to navigate their digital transformation.

With nearly four decades of experience in managing the systems and workings of global enterprises, we expertly steer our clients through their digital journey. We do it by enabling the enterprise with an AI-powered core that helps prioritize the execution of change. We also empower the business with agile digital at scale to deliver unprecedented levels of performance and customer delight. Our always-on learning agenda drives their continuous improvement through building and transferring digital skills, expertise, and ideas from our innovation ecosystem.

Established in 1981, Infosys is a NYSE listed global consulting and IT services company with more than 249k employees. From a capital of US$250, we have grown to become a US$13.15 billion (LTM Q3 FY21 revenues) company with a market capitalization of approximately US$ 72.2 billion.

Infosys Ltd., incorporated in the year 1981, is a Large Cap company (having a market cap of Rs 595,128.31 Crore) operating in IT Software sector.

Infosys Ltd. key Products/Revenue Segments include Software Development Charges and Software Products for the year ending 31-Mar-2020.

For the quarter ended 31-12-2020, the company has reported a Consolidated Total Income of Rs 26,538.00 Crore, up 5.56 % from last quarter Total Income of Rs 25,140.00 Crore and up 10.95 % from last year same quarter Total Income of Rs 23,919.00 Crore. Company has reported net profit after tax of Rs 5,215.00 Crore in latest quarter.

Infosys Financial

Profit & Loss – Infosys Ltd. Rs (in Crores)

QUARTERLY | ANNUAL FY 2020 FY 2019 FY 2018 FY 2017 FY 2016
Total Revenue 93,594.00 85,557.00 73,715.00 71,564.00 65,564.00
Total Revenue Growth (%) 9.39 16.06 3.01 9.15 15.53
Total Expenses 71,587.00 64,516.00 53,374.00 51,583.00 46,821.00
Total Expenses Growth (%) 10.96 20.88 3.47 10.17 18.64
Profit after Tax (PAT) 16,594.00 15,404.00 16,029.00 14,353.00 13,489.00
PAT Growth (%) 7.73 -3.90 11.68 6.41 9.03
Operating Profit Margin (%) 24.42 25.45 28.84 29.17 30.01
Net Profit Margin (%) 18.27 18.63 22.72 20.95 21.60
Basic EPS (₹) 38.97 35.44 71.07 62.80 59.02


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Infosys Buyback 2021 FAQs:

What is is Infosys Buyback Record Date?

Infosys buyback 2021 record date has fixed 2021.

When is Infosys Buyback announcement Date?

Infosys buyback 2021 announcement date is 14/04/2021.

What is Infosys Buyback Price?

Infosys is likely to announce the buyback at a price range of Rs 1750 per share which is at a premium of 25%.

How to apply for Infosys Buyback 2021?

As per the Infosys record date (2021) you need to have Infosys shares in your demat account. You can participate in buyback after having the stock in your account.

How much profit I can make with Infosys buyback offer?

You can earn a premium of % from current market price. Its all depend on acceptance ratio which usually announce with Letter of Offer. The percentage of proportionate acceptance varies from company to company. This percentage can be also 100% which means that company buys all of your shares

How to Participate in Infosys buyback offer?

Steps to participate in Infosys buyback: On Record date (2021) you must have share of Infosys in your demat account. Depositing of share in your DP account usually take T+2 days, so you need to plan your buying accordingly. After that company announces buyback open and close window, so you need to tender your share in buyback process.
You can do this online or contact your broker to tender your share in buyback, so he can place a request on your behalf. Next step is with registrar – depend on buyback acceptance ratio, your shares will be sold in buyback process and fund will directly debited in your bank account. Any rejected share will be revert in your demat account which you can sell in open market or hold for long term gain.

How many Infosys share are eligible for buyback?

Share holders who hold less than 2 lakh worth of shares are consider in Retail Category. All others will consider in General Category. Last trading price on record date will be used to calculate the eligibility criteria.

When I need to tender Infosys share for buyback?

Not Applicable as it is Open Market Buyback. In this method of share Buyback, the company will be purchasing stocks from existing shareholders of the company directly from the market.

When I will know how much shares accepted in Infosys buyback offer?

Not Applicable as it is Open Market Buyback. In this method of share Buyback, the company will be purchasing stocks from existing shareholders of the company directly from the market.