05/28/2020 | Press release | Archived content
News Release -- May 28, 2020
TYSONS, Va., May 28, 2020 -DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC) today reported results for the three and twelve months ended March 31, 2020.
'I am very proud of how our team at DXC has navigated this world crisis, with an industry leading 99% of our people enabled to work virtually from home,' said Mike Salvino, president and CEO. 'If COVID-19 taught us anything, it reinforces that what we do is incredibly relevant to today's market. Our people have done a phenomenal job taking care of themselves and their families, while helping our customers enable their employees to work from home, fix needed upgrades to their IT infrastructure estates, stand-up cloud environments, deal with sudden surges of demand, and innovate. I am pleased with where we ended FY20. We have taken steps to ensure a strong financial position and enhance our financial flexibility. We are making good progress with our transformation journey to deliver and build stronger relationships with our customers, optimize our costs to better serve our customers, and capture a unique market opportunity by cross-selling the services that we do every day for our customers. The actions we are taking set up a solid foundation for growth.'
Financial Highlights - Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2020
Financial Highlights - Fiscal 2020
Global Business Services (GBS)
GBS revenue was $2,308 million in the quarter compared to $2,191 million for the prior year. GBS revenues increased 5.3% year-over-year, reflecting the contribution from the Luxoft acquisition which was closed in June 2019. GBS profit margin in the quarter was 9.7%, down from 20.4% in the prior year, reflecting the impact of the resolution of certain customer disputes, the profit impact of lower revenue in our traditional applications business, and higher cost-take out activities in the prior year. New business awards for GBS were $2,185 million in the fourth quarter.
Global Infrastructure Services (GIS)
GIS revenue was $2,507 million in the quarter compared to $3,089 million for the prior year. GIS revenues decreased 18.8% year-over-year. The GIS revenue reflects the run-off and termination of certain accounts,. GIS profit margin in the quarter was 7.7%, down from 14.1% in the prior year, primarily driven by the profit impact from lower revenue. New business awards for GIS were $2,183 million in the fourth quarter.
Returning Capital to Shareholders; Suspension of Dividend
During the fourth quarter, DXC Technology returned $53 million to shareholders in the form of common stock dividends. To enhance the company's financial flexibility under current uncertain market conditions the company has elected to suspend payment of a quarterly dividend. This decision will be reevaluated by the Board of DXC Technology as market conditions stabilize.
Earnings Conference Call and Webcast
DXC Technology senior management will host a conference call and webcast today at 4:45 p.m. EDT. The dial-in number for domestic callers is (800) 368-1029. Callers who reside outside of the United States should dial +1 (334) 777-6981. The passcode for all participants is 145605. The webcast audio and any presentation slides will be available on DXC Technology's Investor Relations website.
A replay of the conference call will be available from approximately two hours after the conclusion of the call until June 4, 2020. The replay passcode is 7889820.
In an effort to provide investors with supplemental financial information, in addition to the preliminary and unaudited financial information presented on a GAAP basis, we have also disclosed in this press release preliminary non-GAAP information including: constant currency, earnings before interest and taxes ('EBIT'), adjusted EBIT, adjusted EBIT margin, adjusted free cash flow, and non-GAAP results including non-GAAP income from continuing operations before taxes, non-GAAP income from continuing operations and non-GAAP EPS from continuing operations.
About DXC Technology
DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC) helps global companies run their mission critical systems and operations while modernizing IT, optimizing data architectures, and ensuring security and scalability across public, private and hybrid clouds. With decades of driving innovation, the world's largest companies trust DXC to deploy our enterprise technology stack to deliver new levels of performance, competitiveness and customer experiences. Learn more about the DXC story and our focus on people, customers and operational execution at www.dxc.technology.
All statements in this press release that do not directly and exclusively relate to historical facts constitute 'forward-looking statements.' These statements represent current expectations and beliefs, and no assurance can be given that the results described in such statements will be achieved. Such statements are subject to numerous assumptions, risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in such statements, many of which are outside of our control. Furthermore, many of these risks and uncertainties are currently amplified by and may continue to be amplified by or may, in the future, be amplified by, the recent outbreak of the novel coronavirus ('COVID-19') pandemic and the impact of varying private and governmental responses that affect our customers, employees, vendors and the economies and communities where they operate. For a written description of these factors, see the section titled 'Risk Factors' in DXC's Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q for the quarters ended June 30, 2019, September 30, 2019, December 31, 2019 and any updating information in subsequent SEC filings, including DXC's upcoming Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020. No assurance can be given that any goal or plan set forth in any forward-looking statement can or will be achieved, and readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such statements which speak only as of the date they are made. We do not undertake any obligation to update or release any revisions to any forward-looking statement or to report any events or circumstances after the date of this press release or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events except as required by law.
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