WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE:WNS) had its target price lifted by Citigroup Inc. from $40.00 to $43.00 in a report released on Friday. The firm presently has a “buy” rating on the business services provider’s stock. Citigroup Inc.’s target price suggests a potential upside of 15.00% from the company’s current price.

WNS has been the topic of several other research reports. Cowen and Company reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $39.00 price target on shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited in a research note on Friday, July 21st. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 20th. BidaskClub raised shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 22nd. Bank of America Corporation raised their target price on shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited from $37.00 to $38.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, July 21st. Finally, Cantor Fitzgerald reissued a “buy” rating and set a $38.00 target price on shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited in a research report on Thursday, June 29th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and eleven have given a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $39.67.

Shares of WNS (NYSE WNS) traded down 0.05% during midday trading on Friday, hitting $37.37. 26,895 shares of the stock were exchanged. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $36.15 and a 200-day moving average of $33.56. The stock has a market cap of $1.89 billion, a P/E ratio of 46.77 and a beta of 0.98. WNS has a 12 month low of $24.82 and a 12 month high of $37.76.

WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE:WNS) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 20th. The business services provider reported $0.45 EPS for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.45. The company had revenue of $175.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $162.73 million. WNS (Holdings) Limited had a net margin of 6.66% and a return on equity of 18.73%. The firm’s revenue was up 18.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.45 EPS. Equities research analysts anticipate that WNS will post $1.99 EPS for the current year.

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Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. 1st Global Advisors Inc. purchased a new position in WNS (Holdings) Limited during the 2nd quarter valued at about $223,000. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. increased its position 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 during the period. Financial Counselors Inc. purchased a new position in WNS (Holdings) Limited during the 2nd quarter valued at about $236,000. LaSalle Street Capital Management LLC purchased a new position in WNS (Holdings) Limited during the 2nd quarter valued at about $246,000. Finally, Stifel Financial Corp increased its position in WNS (Holdings) Limited by 3.3% during the 1st quarter. Stifel Financial Corp now owns 10,905 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $312,000 after purchasing an additional 344 shares during the period. 86.23% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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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