WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE:WNS) has received an average rating of “Buy” from the twelve research firms that are presently covering the company, Marketbeat.com reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation and eleven have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month price objective among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $39.00.

A number of research analysts have issued reports on WNS shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, July 28th. Barrington Research upped their price target on shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited from $38.00 to $40.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research note on Friday, July 21st. Citigroup Inc. upped their price target on shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited from $38.00 to $40.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, July 21st. Cowen and Company upgraded shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $38.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, June 14th. Finally, SunTrust Banks, Inc. restated a “buy” rating and set a $41.00 price target on shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited in a research note on Monday.

Institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the business. 1st Global Advisors Inc. acquired a new position in WNS (Holdings) Limited during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $223,000. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. increased its stake in WNS (Holdings) Limited by 28.0% during the 1st quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 7,860 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $224,000 after purchasing an additional 1,720 shares in the last quarter. Financial Counselors Inc. acquired a new position in WNS (Holdings) Limited during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $236,000. LaSalle Street Capital Management LLC acquired a new position in WNS (Holdings) Limited during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $246,000. Finally, Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd acquired a new position in WNS (Holdings) Limited during the 1st quarter valued at approximately $292,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 86.23% of the company’s stock.

WNS (NYSE WNS) opened at 37.19 on Wednesday. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $36.01 and its 200-day moving average is $33.50. WNS has a 52 week low of $24.82 and a 52 week high of $37.52. The company has a market cap of $1.88 billion, a P/E ratio of 46.55 and a beta of 0.98.

WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE:WNS) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 20th. The business services provider reported $0.45 EPS for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.45. The firm had revenue of $175.30 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $162.73 million. WNS (Holdings) Limited had a net margin of 6.66% and a return on equity of 18.73%. WNS (Holdings) Limited’s revenue was up 18.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.45 EPS. On average, analysts predict that WNS will post $1.99 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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About WNS (Holdings) Limited

WNS (Holdings) Limited is a global provider of business process management (BPM) services. The Company offers data, voice, analytical and business transformation services. The Company’s segments include WNS Global BPM and WNS Auto Claims BPM. Its operating segments include travel, insurance, banking and financial services, healthcare, utilities, retail and consumer products groups, auto claims and others.

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