Indian Outsourcers: Profits To Be Hit By IT Downturn

The Indian IT outsourcing companies are going to see a hit to earnings from the sagging global economy, Pacific Crest’s Kanchana Vydianathan asserted this morning. While still generally bullish on the sector, she cut estimates this morning for Satyam (SAY), Wipro (WIT), Patni (PTI), Infosys (INFY), Tata Consultancy and Cognizant (CTSH).

Vydianathan offered six factors affecting her revised view of the sector:

  • “Uncertainty” in the banking and financial services industry.
  • Potential slowdown in Europe and in other industries.
  • Poor visibility for demand.

Read the rest of this post

Must-Reads from other Websites

Panos Mourdoukoutas

Why Apple Should Buy China’s Xiaomi

Paul Graham

What I Didn’t Say

Benjamin Bratton

We Need to Talk About TED

Mat Honan

I, Glasshole: My Year With Google Glass

Chris Ware

All Together Now

Corey S. Powell and Laurie Gwen Shapiro

The Sculpture on the Moon

About Voices

Along with original content and posts from across the Dow Jones network, this section of AllThingsD includes Must-Reads From Other Websites — pieces we’ve read, discussions we’ve followed, stuff we like. Six posts from external sites are included here each weekday, but we only run the headlines. We link to the original sites for the rest. These posts are explicitly labeled, so it’s clear that the content comes from other websites, and for clarity’s sake, all outside posts run against a pink background.

We also solicit original full-length posts and accept some unsolicited submissions.

Read more »