Great West Life Assurance Co. Can continued to hold its position in ExlService Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:EXLS) during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 3,119 shares of the company’s stock at the end of the second quarter. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can’s holdings in ExlService Holdings were worth $161,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in EXLS. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. increased its position in ExlService Holdings by 10.7% in the first quarter. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. now owns 899,433 shares of the company’s stock worth $46,591,000 after buying an additional 86,873 shares during the period. Renaissance Technologies LLC increased its position in ExlService Holdings by 4.9% in the first quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 815,400 shares of the company’s stock worth $42,238,000 after buying an additional 37,925 shares during the period. State Street Corp increased its position in ExlService Holdings by 3.4% in the first quarter. State Street Corp now owns 652,172 shares of the company’s stock worth $33,785,000 after buying an additional 21,536 shares during the period. Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC increased its position in ExlService Holdings by 1.6% in the second quarter. Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC now owns 563,149 shares of the company’s stock worth $29,515,000 after buying an additional 8,732 shares during the period. Finally, Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK increased its position in ExlService Holdings by 122.0% in the second quarter. Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK now owns 407,594 shares of the company’s stock worth $21,362,000 after buying an additional 224,014 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 99.38% of the company’s stock.

Shares of ExlService Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:EXLS) traded down 0.08% during trading on Tuesday, reaching $50.24. The company had a trading volume of 257,489 shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.68 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 28.55 and a beta of 1.64. The company’s 50 day moving average is $50.41 and its 200-day moving average is $50.61. ExlService Holdings Inc. has a 1-year low of $35.91 and a 1-year high of $54.78.

ExlService Holdings (NASDAQ:EXLS) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 28th. The company reported $0.55 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.53 by $0.02. The company earned $170.50 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $170.65 million. ExlService Holdings had a net margin of 9.02% and a return on equity of 13.86%. ExlService Holdings’s revenue for the quarter was up 9.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.48 earnings per share. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that ExlService Holdings Inc. will post $2.32 earnings per share for the current year.

EXLS has been the topic of a number of research reports. Citigroup Inc. raised their price target on ExlService Holdings from $56.00 to $58.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, May 27th. Cantor Fitzgerald set a $56.00 price target on ExlService Holdings and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 28th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated a “hold” rating and issued a $54.00 price target on shares of ExlService Holdings in a research note on Tuesday, July 19th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded ExlService Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 29th. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $51.56.

In other news, EVP Vikas Bhalla sold 4,062 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, September 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $52.50, for a total transaction of $213,255.00. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 2 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $105. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, CFO Vishal Chhibbar sold 2,750 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, July 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $53.40, for a total value of $146,850.00. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 6,720 shares in the company, valued at $358,848. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 5.94% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

ExlService Holdings Company Profile

ExlService Holdings, Inc is an operations management and analytics company. The Company operates through two segments: Operations Management and Analytics. The Company offers operations management solutions to the insurance, healthcare, banking and financial services, utilities, and travel, transportation and logistics industries.

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