1) Revenue guidance
The company gave a revenue guidance of around $7.343bn; YoY growth of 5% (5.7% in constant currency terms). The guidance was expected to be much higher by the street after the company's recent acquisition of enterprise solutions specialist Lodestone.
2) Company scaled down rupee EPS guidance
The company cuts its rupee EPS guidance to around Rs 160 per share, against Rs 166 projected earlier. With the rupee gaining substantantially in the last few weeks, it was likely to happen.
3) Margins were under pressure
The company's margins came under pressure in Q2 2013 and are likely to be so, given the challenging business environment that the company faces. Analysts believe that the company is now ready to sacrifice margins to improve volumes.
4) CFO Balakrishnan to resign
The current CFO Balakrishnan would resign from October 31, only added to the negative sentiments for the stock.
5) Employee wage hike
The company has announced an employee wage hike which is likely to put further pressure on margins.