News articles about WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE:WNS) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to 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 46.6499423121308 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:
Shares of WNS (NYSE:WNS) traded up $0.39 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $40.39. 172,849 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 182,306. The company has a current ratio of 2.37, a quick ratio of 2.37 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.18. The company has a market capitalization of $2,034.36, a P/E ratio of 25.73, a P/E/G ratio of 1.77 and a beta of 1.00. WNS has a twelve month low of $24.82 and a twelve month high of $41.82.
WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE:WNS) last announced 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 business 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 firm’s quarterly revenue was up 26.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.42 earnings per share. research analysts predict that WNS will post 1.59 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
WNS has been the subject of several research reports. Cantor Fitzgerald reissued a “buy” rating and set a $38.00 price objective on shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited in a report on Friday, October 27th. Maxim Group reissued a “buy” rating and set a $42.00 price objective on shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited in a report on Friday, October 27th. BidaskClub downgraded shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, July 24th. J P Morgan Chase & Co increased their price target on shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited from $43.00 to $45.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a report on Monday, October 30th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $42.00 price target for the company in a report on Thursday, November 2nd. Thirteen analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $42.33.
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WNS (Holdings) Limited Company Profile
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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