BT Investment Management Ltd bought a new position in WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE:WNS) in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund bought 7,855 shares of the business services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $287,000.
Other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. OLD National Bancorp IN bought a new stake in WNS (Holdings) Limited in the third quarter valued at approximately $202,000. 1st Global Advisors Inc. bought a new stake in WNS (Holdings) Limited in the second quarter valued at approximately $223,000. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. lifted its position in WNS (Holdings) Limited by 28.0% in the first 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 last quarter. Financial Counselors Inc. bought a new stake in WNS (Holdings) Limited in the second quarter valued at approximately $236,000. Finally, LaSalle Street Capital Management LLC bought a new stake in WNS (Holdings) Limited in the second quarter valued at approximately $246,000. Institutional investors own 86.00% of the company’s stock.
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Several brokerages have weighed in on WNS. Wedbush assumed coverage on WNS (Holdings) Limited in a research report on Thursday, August 3rd. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $42.00 price objective for the company. Citigroup Inc. boosted their target price on WNS (Holdings) Limited from $40.00 to $43.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, October 13th. BidaskClub raised WNS (Holdings) Limited from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 22nd. Cowen and Company reissued a “buy” rating and set a $42.00 target price on shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited in a research note on Thursday, October 12th. Finally, SunTrust Banks, Inc. reissued a “buy” rating and set a $41.00 target price on shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited in a research note on Monday, October 9th. Thirteen investment analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $42.33.
WNS (WNS) traded up $0.39 during trading on Monday, reaching $40.39. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 172,800 shares, compared to its average volume of 200,947. The company has a quick ratio of 2.37, a current ratio of 2.37 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.18. WNS has a twelve month low of $24.82 and a twelve month high of $41.82. The company has a market capitalization of $2,030.00, a P/E ratio of 25.73, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.77 and a beta of 1.00.
WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE:WNS) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, October 27th. The business services provider reported $0.53 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.49 by $0.04. The firm had revenue of $182.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $175.36 million. WNS (Holdings) Limited had a return on equity of 19.23% and a net margin of 7.24%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 26.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.42 earnings per share. equities analysts expect that WNS will post 1.59 EPS for the current fiscal year.
WNS (Holdings) Limited Company Profile
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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