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Case Code: FINC126
Case Length: 11 Pages 
Period: 2008-2016    
Pub Date: 2017
Teaching Note: Available
Organization : Oracle Financial Software Services
Industry : Software
Countries : India
Themes: Dividend Policy  
Case Studies  
Business Strategy
Human Resource Management
IT and Systems
Leadership & Entrepreneurship

Dividend Policy at Oracle Financial Software Services

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OFSS offered diversified software products and services to meet the requirements of financial services organizations in the segments of retail banking, corporate banking, and investment banking, among others. Its services and products comprised asset management, compliance management, risk management, and business analytics. OFSS had a mission to invest in research and development activities and in other capital investment to achieve its vision of being a market leader in offering IT services and products (Refer to Exhibit-IV for Break-up of Capital Expenditure Investments). Its financial position and operating performance had been consistent over the years ...

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Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), an Indian multinational Information Technology company and a subsidiary of the TATA group, offered information technology, consultancy, and business solutions. Since 2004, TCS had been paying both interim and final dividends regularly. In the year 2006-07, TCS paid an interim dividend on both the regular shares and on the bonus shares. In the years 2010-11 and 2011-12, TCS paid a special dividend of Rs.4 per share and Rs. 8 per share respectively. For the financial year 2015-16 ending in March 2016, TCS paid a dividend of Rs.43.5 per share, resulting in a dividend yield of 1.89% on the market value of Rs.2,299.35. The face value of TCS share was Re. 1..

The information technology industry had been witnessing tremendous growth since its inception and India had been a hub of the world’s renowned players in the IT industry. The country was a strong competitor in the global markets with a large number of clients from different countries. The companies from India were leading players in different segments...

Exhibit I:Trading Trends of OFSS Stock on NSE (2008-2016).
Exhibit II : Market Price of OFSS stock on NSE and BSE Trading Platforms (2008-2016).
Exhibit III : Shareholding Pattern of OFSS
Exhibit IV : Break-up Capital Expenditure (2008-2016).
Exhibit V: Operating Performance of OFSS (2008-2016).
Exhibit VI: Income and Expenditure Statement of OFSS’s Competitors for Year ended on March 31, 2016.