Last week we announced our full year results for 2014. You can read the full press release here: Robust progression in 2014 full-year results. Strong finish in Q4
The key numbers from the presentation to the market:
- Revenues of €10,573 million, up 3.4% like-for-like on last year and 5.5% in Q4
- Bookings up 13% year-on-year and 14% in Q4
- Operating margin rate of 9.2%, up 70 basis points on 2013
- Profit for the year attributable to shareholders of €580 million, up 31%
Organic free cash flow of €668 million
Here is Capgemini Group Chairman and CEO Paul Hermelin in a video interview following the release of our FY revenue figures. It’s 8m42s long.
I asked UK CFO Tony Deans for his view on Capgemini UK’s performance. He had this to say:
Commentary from analysts saw positives, including from TechMarketView, Capgemini catches up to meet FY14 guidance (subscription required), and this from NelsonHall, Capgemini: Strong End to 2014, Enters 2015 with Momentum; Looking for Inorganic Growth in U.S.:
“Capgemini has achieved a huge amount in recent years: it has completed its offshore transformation and has made substantial progress in its portfolio management initiatives: Strategic Global Offers are now a major contribution to both topline and margin.”
Our results were also covered in the UK media, including:
Computer Weekly – Capgemini increases Indian staff by 20%, as profits rise by 31%
Capgemini increased the number of staff it has in India by 20% in 2014, while its profits went up by 31% and its revenues grew by 3.4%. The IT services provider now has more than 56,000 staff in India, representing 47% of its total workforce.
Computer Business Review – Capgemini ups dividend thanks to robust results