ValuEngine cut shares of ExlService (NASDAQ:EXLS) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report released on Friday morning.

A number of other research analysts also recently commented on EXLS. Wedbush started coverage on shares of ExlService in a research report on Thursday, August 3rd. They issued a neutral rating and a $63.00 target price on the stock. BidaskClub downgraded shares of ExlService from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 8th. Bank of America downgraded shares of ExlService from a buy rating to an underperform rating and set a $55.00 target price on the stock. in a research report on Wednesday, August 9th. Cowen reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of ExlService in a research report on Friday, September 1st. Finally, Robert W. Baird reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a $62.00 target price on shares of ExlService in a research report on Friday, September 8th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of Hold and an average target price of $62.33.

ExlService (NASDAQ:EXLS) traded down $0.68 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $60.70. 216,076 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 125,710. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.08, a current ratio of 3.81 and a quick ratio of 3.81. The stock has a market cap of $2,083.42, a P/E ratio of 25.58, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.12 and a beta of 1.26. ExlService has a 1 year low of $44.25 and a 1 year high of $62.99.

ExlService (NASDAQ:EXLS) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The business services provider reported $0.68 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.65 by $0.03. The firm had revenue of $192.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $191.20 million. ExlService had a net margin of 9.94% and a return on equity of 14.81%. The company’s revenue was up 12.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.61 EPS. equities analysts expect that ExlService will post 2.12 earnings per share for the current year.

In other ExlService news, CEO Rohit Kapoor sold 14,220 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, September 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of $55.63, for a total transaction of $791,058.60. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, EVP Villa Rembert De sold 31,370 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, September 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $57.21, for a total transaction of $1,794,677.70. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 17,067 shares in the company, valued at $976,403.07. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 388,834 shares of company stock worth $22,724,604 over the last three months. 5.80% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

A number of institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of EXLS. Bank of Montreal Can lifted its stake in shares of ExlService by 0.7% in the 2nd quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 4,478 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $249,000 after acquiring an additional 31 shares during the period. Pinebridge Investments L.P. lifted its stake in shares of ExlService by 1.5% in the 2nd quarter. Pinebridge Investments L.P. now owns 4,437 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $246,000 after acquiring an additional 67 shares during the period. 1st Global Advisors Inc. lifted its stake in shares of ExlService by 1.1% in the 2nd quarter. 1st Global Advisors Inc. now owns 9,138 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $508,000 after acquiring an additional 100 shares during the period. Arizona State Retirement System lifted its stake in shares of ExlService by 0.6% in the 2nd quarter. Arizona State Retirement System now owns 17,592 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $978,000 after acquiring an additional 100 shares during the period. Finally, US Bancorp DE lifted its stake in shares of ExlService by 1.3% in the 2nd quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 13,950 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $775,000 after acquiring an additional 174 shares during the period. 95.72% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

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About ExlService

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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