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      Kyndryl (KD) Stock Swings Higher In Extended Session

      By Fahim Awan

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      November 8, 2023

      7:51 AM UTC

      Kyndryl (KD) Stock Swings Higher In Extended Session

      Kyndryl Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: KD) experienced a notable surge of 12.44% in the post-market trading session, reaching a trading price of $17.45. This development follows a positive momentum observed during the regular trading session, with Kyndryl’s stock increasing by 1.11% to conclude the session at $15.52. The upswing in KD’s stock price can be attributed to the release of its fiscal second quarter results for 2024.

      Kyndryl (KD) disclosed its financial performance for the quarter ending on September 30, 2023, this past Tuesday. With currency fluctuations adjusted, Kyndryl earned revenues of $4.1 billion in the reported quarter, a decrease of 5% year-over-year. Pre-tax losses were $109 million and net losses were $142 million, translating to ($0.62) per diluted share.

      KD continued to strengthen and reshape its business rapidly during the quarter. This strategic initiative has led to a quicker-than-anticipated expansion in profit margins and the creation of future growth prospects for Kyndryl. An increasing number of KD’s clients are increasingly reliant on its solutions to access the critical expertise and technology required to leverage prevailing trends in the IT sector.

      Notably, Kyndryl recently unveiled a global partnership aimed at providing customers with collaborative offerings designed to enhance insights and inform strategic business decisions. This collaboration leverages KD’s comprehensive services, available through Kyndryl Consult, to drive enhanced business value through Dynatrace solutions.

      Kyndryl’s strategic alliance with Dynatrace opens up additional avenues to deliver heightened application observability and actionable business insights to clients. This partnership further supports the joint customers of KD and Dynatrace in simplifying the complexities of application management, ensuring the cost-effective and efficient operation of their most critical business functions.

      This collaboration resulted in a successful transformation project with Banco Patagonia in Argentina, where both companies contributed to enhancing the bank’s visibility and monitoring of its digital channels, enabling swifter detection of issues that improved the customer experience.

      As this alliance continues to evolve, Kyndryl and Dynatrace plan to introduce additional capabilities centered around unified observability, application modernization, cloud migration, automation in IT service and operations, all with a focus on driving efficiency in a cost-effective manner.

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