ExlService Holdings (EXLS) Earns Coverage Optimism Score of 0.04
News coverage about ExlService Holdings (NASDAQ:EXLS) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. ExlService Holdings earned a news sentiment score of 0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the business services provider an impact score of 44.7883239943628 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
ExlService Holdings (NASDAQ:EXLS) traded up $0.89 during trading on Thursday, reaching $61.56. 125,924 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 158,614. ExlService Holdings has a 12-month low of $44.25 and a 12-month high of $62.92. 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 firm has a market cap of $2,090.00, a P/E ratio of 25.40, a PEG ratio of 2.10 and a beta of 1.30.
ExlService Holdings (NASDAQ:EXLS) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The business services provider reported $0.68 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.65 by $0.03. ExlService Holdings had a net margin of 9.94% and a return on equity of 14.81%. The firm had revenue of $192.30 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $191.20 million. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.61 EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 12.3% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts predict that ExlService Holdings will post 2.12 earnings per share for the current year.
EXLS has been the topic of several analyst reports. Robert W. Baird reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $62.00 price target on shares of ExlService Holdings in a research report on Friday, September 8th. Cowen and Company reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of ExlService Holdings in a research report on Friday, September 1st. BidaskClub raised shares of ExlService Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 2nd. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $67.00 price target (up previously from $60.00) on shares of ExlService Holdings in a research report on Sunday, July 30th. Finally, Needham & Company LLC reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $60.00 price target (up previously from $59.00) on shares of ExlService Holdings in a research report on Sunday, July 30th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $62.33.
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In other ExlService Holdings news, CEO Rohit Kapoor sold 4,149 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, November 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $62.50, for a total value of $259,312.50. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, CFO Vishal Chhibbar sold 7,119 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, October 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $59.41, for a total transaction of $422,939.79. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 382,258 shares of company stock valued at $22,319,128 in the last quarter. 5.80% of the stock is owned by insiders.
About ExlService Holdings
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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