Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect WNS (WNS) Stock Price

News headlines about WNS (NYSE:WNS) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. WNS earned a coverage optimism score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the business services provider an impact score of 45.8839783889099 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings:

A number of equities analysts have commented on the stock. Cantor Fitzgerald restated a “buy” rating and issued a $42.00 price target on shares of WNS in a research report on Friday, January 5th. SunTrust Banks restated a “buy” rating and issued a $41.00 price target on shares of WNS in a research report on Monday, October 9th. Cowen restated a “buy” rating and issued a $42.00 price target on shares of WNS in a research report on Thursday, October 12th. Robert W. Baird restated a “buy” rating on shares of WNS in a research report on Wednesday, October 11th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted their price target on shares of WNS from $43.00 to $45.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research report on Monday, October 30th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, thirteen have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $43.38.

Shares of WNS (NYSE:WNS) opened at $40.43 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.18, a quick ratio of 2.37 and a current ratio of 2.37. The firm has a market cap of $2,050.00, a P/E ratio of 43.47, a P/E/G ratio of 1.74 and a beta of 1.01. WNS has a 12 month low of $26.86 and a 12 month high of $42.36.

WNS (NYSE:WNS) last issued its earnings results on Friday, October 27th. The business services provider reported $0.53 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.49 by $0.04. WNS had a net margin of 7.24% and a return on equity of 19.23%. The firm had revenue of $182.30 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $175.36 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.42 earnings per share. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 26.9% on a year-over-year basis. analysts predict that WNS will post 1.59 EPS for the current year.

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WNS 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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