WNS (Holdings) Limited (WNS) Earning Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Accern Reports
News stories about WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE:WNS) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. WNS (Holdings) Limited earned a news sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the business services provider an impact score of 46.5329864956162 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
A number of research firms have issued reports on WNS. Cowen and Company reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $43.00 target price on shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited in a report on Sunday, October 29th. Maxim Group restated a “buy” rating and issued a $42.00 price objective on shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited in a report on Friday, October 27th. Cantor Fitzgerald restated a “buy” rating and issued a $38.00 price objective on shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited in a report on Friday, October 27th. Citigroup Inc. raised their price objective on WNS (Holdings) Limited from $40.00 to $43.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, October 13th. Finally, Robert W. Baird restated a “buy” rating on shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited in a report on Wednesday, October 11th. Thirteen equities research analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. WNS (Holdings) Limited presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $42.33.
Shares of WNS (NYSE WNS) traded up $0.22 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $40.65. 175,400 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 200,639. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.18, a current ratio of 2.37 and a quick ratio of 2.37. The firm has a market capitalization of $2,036.36, a P/E ratio of 25.75, a PEG ratio of 1.77 and a beta of 1.00. WNS has a 1 year low of $24.82 and a 1 year high of $41.82.
WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE:WNS) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday, October 27th. The business services provider reported $0.53 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.49 by $0.04. The firm had revenue of $182.30 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $175.36 million. WNS (Holdings) Limited had a net margin of 7.24% and a return on equity of 19.23%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 26.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.42 earnings per share. research analysts forecast that WNS will post 1.59 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
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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