ExlService (EXLS) Receiving Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Analysis Shows

Press coverage about ExlService (NASDAQ:EXLS) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. ExlService earned a media sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the business services provider an impact score of 45.6428628414651 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

Several equities analysts recently weighed in on EXLS shares. Barrington Research raised their price objective on ExlService from $65.00 to $72.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a report on Friday, October 27th. Zacks Investment Research cut ExlService from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, February 6th. BidaskClub cut ExlService from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, December 2nd. Needham & Company LLC restated a “buy” rating and set a $68.00 price objective (up previously from $60.00) on shares of ExlService in a research note on Sunday, October 29th. Finally, ValuEngine lowered ExlService from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, December 1st. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $62.33.

Shares of ExlService (NASDAQ EXLS) traded up $0.22 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $57.42. The stock had a trading volume of 153,411 shares, compared to its average volume of 133,758. The firm has a market capitalization of $1,949.01, a P/E ratio of 27.21, a PEG ratio of 1.79 and a beta of 1.14. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.08, a quick ratio of 3.81 and a current ratio of 3.81. ExlService has a fifty-two week low of $44.61 and a fifty-two week high of $64.34.

In other news, EVP Nalin Kumar Miglani sold 3,526 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, December 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $60.37, for a total value of $212,864.62. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, EVP Villa Rembert De sold 4,325 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, February 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $60.36, for a total transaction of $261,057.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 11,528 shares in the company, valued at $695,830.08. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 24,756 shares of company stock valued at $1,516,115 over the last 90 days. 5.80% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

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ExlService Company Profile

ExlService Holdings, Inc is an operations management and analytics company. The Company segments include Insurance; Healthcare; Travel, Transportation and Logistics; Finance and Accounting (F&A); Analytics, and All Other. The Insurance operating segment serves property and casualty insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, annuity and retirement services companies.

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