Mitra Capital LLC purchased a new position in WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE:WNS) in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor purchased 63,400 shares of the business services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $2,178,000. WNS (Holdings) Limited makes up approximately 8.1% of Mitra Capital LLC’s portfolio, making the stock its 6th biggest holding. Mitra Capital LLC owned 0.13% of WNS (Holdings) Limited at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in WNS. Bailard Inc. acquired a new position in shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited during the first quarter worth about $205,000. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. boosted its position in shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited by 28.0% during the first quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 7,860 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $224,000 after buying an additional 1,720 shares during the period. Financial Counselors Inc. acquired a new position in shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited during the second quarter worth about $236,000. LaSalle Street Capital Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited during the second quarter worth about $246,000. Finally, Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd acquired a new position in shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited during the first quarter worth about $292,000. Institutional investors own 86.22% of the company’s stock.

Several research analysts recently commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research cut WNS (Holdings) Limited from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 20th. BidaskClub raised WNS (Holdings) Limited from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 22nd. Robert W. Baird reissued a “buy” rating on shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited in a research report on Friday, August 25th. Wedbush assumed coverage on WNS (Holdings) Limited in a research report on Thursday, August 3rd. They set an “outperform” rating and a $42.00 price target for the company. Finally, Citigroup Inc. increased their price target on WNS (Holdings) Limited from $38.00 to $40.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, July 21st. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and ten have given a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $38.75.

WNS (NYSE WNS) traded up 0.14% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $36.88. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 66,774 shares. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $35.84 and a 200 day moving average price of $33.25. WNS has a 52-week low of $24.82 and a 52-week high of $37.42. The company has a market cap of $1.86 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 46.16 and a beta of 0.98.

WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE:WNS) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, July 20th. The business services provider reported $0.45 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.45. WNS (Holdings) Limited had a return on equity of 18.73% and a net margin of 6.66%. The firm had revenue of $175.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $162.73 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.45 EPS. The company’s revenue was up 18.4% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities research analysts anticipate that WNS will post $1.99 earnings per share for the current year.

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About WNS (Holdings) Limited

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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