Analysts’ Recent Ratings Updates for WNS (WNS)

WNS (NYSE: WNS) has recently received a number of price target changes and ratings updates:

  • 3/9/2018 – WNS was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “WNS HOLDINGS is a recognized leader in business process outsourcing.Their proposition is simple: They deliver value to their clients by bringing operational excellence and deep industry and functional knowledge to their critical business processes. They serve several industries, including travel, insurance, financial services, healthcare, professional services, manufacturing, distribution and retail. They also provide essential corporate functions, such as finance and accounting, human resources research and analytics. “
  • 3/8/2018 – WNS was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $50.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “WNS HOLDINGS is a recognized leader in business process outsourcing.Their proposition is simple: They deliver value to their clients by bringing operational excellence and deep industry and functional knowledge to their critical business processes. They serve several industries, including travel, insurance, financial services, healthcare, professional services, manufacturing, distribution and retail. They also provide essential corporate functions, such as finance and accounting, human resources research and analytics. “
  • 3/7/2018 – WNS was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating.
  • 3/2/2018 – WNS had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Barrington Research. They now have a $53.00 price target on the stock. They wrote, “We have an OUTPERFORM investment rating on WNS shares and a 12‐ month price target of $53. Our price target is based on 23.8x our calendar 2018 non‐GAAP EPS forecast of $2.23. WNS shares are trading at a discount to the peer group average on several key metrics, which include enterprise value to adjusted EBITDA, PE and PE to growth (PEG) multiples for calendar year 2018.””
  • 2/2/2018 – WNS was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating.
  • 1/21/2018 – WNS had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald. They now have a $52.00 price target on the stock. They wrote, “We will be catching up with the management of WNS, who will be on the hot seat” on January 23rd on the West Coast. Please ask us or your Cantor salesperson for details or let us know if you have any questions for management.””
  • 1/19/2018 – WNS had its price target raised by analysts at Barrington Research from $44.00 to $53.00. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock.
  • 1/19/2018 – WNS was downgraded by analysts at Robert W. Baird from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating.
  • 1/19/2018 – WNS had its price target raised by analysts at SunTrust Banks, Inc. to $50.00. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 1/19/2018 – WNS had its price target raised by analysts at Loop Capital to $50.00. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 1/18/2018 – WNS had its price target raised by analysts at Maxim Group from $42.00 to $56.00. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 1/18/2018 – WNS had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Citigroup. They now have a $50.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $43.00.

Shares of WNS (NYSE WNS) traded up $0.63 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $46.55. The company had a trading volume of 198,615 shares, compared to its average volume of 225,864. The company has a current ratio of 2.54, a quick ratio of 2.54 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.16. WNS has a twelve month low of $27.69 and a twelve month high of $46.69. The company has a market cap of $2,326.47, a P/E ratio of 42.71, a P/E/G ratio of 1.96 and a beta of 0.88.

WNS (NYSE:WNS) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, January 18th. The business services provider reported $0.56 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.50 by $0.06. WNS had a return on equity of 20.19% and a net margin of 7.96%. The business had revenue of $185.20 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $175.85 million. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.49 EPS. WNS’s revenue for the quarter was up 32.5% on a year-over-year basis. analysts anticipate that WNS will post 1.73 EPS for the current year.

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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