Broadridge Ignites Fiscal 2024 with 8% Revenue Increase

by Damian Chmiel
  • At the same time adjusted EPS jumped 30%.
  • The company also announced a share buyback of $150, reaffirming its FY24 outlook.
Broadridge's CEO Tim Gokey
Broadridge's CEO Tim Gokey
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Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: BR) has kicked off its fiscal year 2024 with a robust first quarter, marked by significant growth in recurring revenues and adjusted earnings per share (EPS). The company has reported an increase of 8% in total income, which now stands at $871 million, and a surge of 30% in adjusted EPS, reaching $1.09.

Broadridge Showcases Robust Q1 Fiscal 2024 Performance

The financial landscape for Broadridge appears strong, with the company not only increasing its recurring revenues but also seeing a substantial rise in total revenues, which have climbed 12% to $1,431 million. This growth is attributed to organic expansions within their Global Technology and Operations and Investor Communication Solutions segments.

The company's focus on organic growth has paid off, with closed sales escalating from $19 million to $48 million. This is complemented by a strategic capital allocation that has seen Broadridge repurchase $150 million of its shares.

Tim Gokey, the CEO of Broadridge, attributes this success to the company's ability to capitalize on strong secular trends and the increasing demand for its solutions. "We continue to benefit from strong secular trends and demand for our unique solutions as we work with clients to democratize investing, simplify and innovate trading, and modernize wealth management," Gokey stated.

Operational Performance

The operating income soared 70% to $148 million, following the remarkable performance in the last quarter of the fiscal year 2023. This has been largely driven by the increase in recurring and event-driven revenues. The operating income margin has improved notably from 6.8% to 10.4%, indicating a more efficient revenue conversion into profit.

A closer look at Broadridge's segments reveals that Investor Communication Solutions has seen a revenue increase of 12%, while Global Technology and Operations has enjoyed a rise of 11% in recurring revenues. These segments have thrived due to new business acquisitions and internal growth, with particular strength in capital markets and wealth and investment management.

Forward-Looking Statements

Looking ahead, Broadridge remains steadfast in its fiscal year 2024 guidance, projecting continued growth in recurring revenue and adjusted EPS.

"We are reaffirming our fiscal 2024 guidance, including 6-9% Recurring revenue growth constant currency, 8-12% Adjusted EPS growth, and Closed sales of $280-320 million," Gokey concluded.

In October, the global fintech firm launched a generative AI tool offering advanced features for processing complex bond-related queries and identifying corporate bonds. In addition, it announced a strategic partnership with Iress, a technology company specializing in software for the financial services industry.

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: BR) has kicked off its fiscal year 2024 with a robust first quarter, marked by significant growth in recurring revenues and adjusted earnings per share (EPS). The company has reported an increase of 8% in total income, which now stands at $871 million, and a surge of 30% in adjusted EPS, reaching $1.09.

Broadridge Showcases Robust Q1 Fiscal 2024 Performance

The financial landscape for Broadridge appears strong, with the company not only increasing its recurring revenues but also seeing a substantial rise in total revenues, which have climbed 12% to $1,431 million. This growth is attributed to organic expansions within their Global Technology and Operations and Investor Communication Solutions segments.

The company's focus on organic growth has paid off, with closed sales escalating from $19 million to $48 million. This is complemented by a strategic capital allocation that has seen Broadridge repurchase $150 million of its shares.

Tim Gokey, the CEO of Broadridge, attributes this success to the company's ability to capitalize on strong secular trends and the increasing demand for its solutions. "We continue to benefit from strong secular trends and demand for our unique solutions as we work with clients to democratize investing, simplify and innovate trading, and modernize wealth management," Gokey stated.

Operational Performance

The operating income soared 70% to $148 million, following the remarkable performance in the last quarter of the fiscal year 2023. This has been largely driven by the increase in recurring and event-driven revenues. The operating income margin has improved notably from 6.8% to 10.4%, indicating a more efficient revenue conversion into profit.

A closer look at Broadridge's segments reveals that Investor Communication Solutions has seen a revenue increase of 12%, while Global Technology and Operations has enjoyed a rise of 11% in recurring revenues. These segments have thrived due to new business acquisitions and internal growth, with particular strength in capital markets and wealth and investment management.

Forward-Looking Statements

Looking ahead, Broadridge remains steadfast in its fiscal year 2024 guidance, projecting continued growth in recurring revenue and adjusted EPS.

"We are reaffirming our fiscal 2024 guidance, including 6-9% Recurring revenue growth constant currency, 8-12% Adjusted EPS growth, and Closed sales of $280-320 million," Gokey concluded.

In October, the global fintech firm launched a generative AI tool offering advanced features for processing complex bond-related queries and identifying corporate bonds. In addition, it announced a strategic partnership with Iress, a technology company specializing in software for the financial services industry.

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