NASDAQ:VRTU - Virtusa Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$39.92 -1.81 (-4.34 %)
(As of 11/20/2018 08:42 AM ET)
Previous Close$41.73
Today's Range$39.63 - $42.00
52-Week Range$39.63 - $58.60
Volume126,867 shs
Average Volume173,371 shs
Market Capitalization$1.25 billion
P/E Ratio44.85
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.23
Virtusa Corporation provides digital engineering and information technology (IT) outsourcing services worldwide. The company offers business and IT consulting services, including advisory/target operating model, business process re-engineering/business management, transformational solution consulting, and business/technology alignment analysis; omni-channel digital strategy, experience design accelerated solution design, and employee engagement; and application portfolio rationalization, SDLC transformation, and BA competency transformation services. It also provides application development, software product engineering, CRM and SAP implementation, content management, enterprise mobility, cloud computing, and social media solutions; systems consolidation and rationalization, technology migration and porting, and legacy application Web-enablement; data management, business intelligence, reporting and decision support, master data management, data integration, and big data analytics; and software quality assurance and managed testing services. In addition, the company offers application maintenance and support, applications enhancement, and cloud-environment management and support; managed infrastructure, and remote application monitoring and support services; and IT efficiency improvement services. Further, it offers digital engineering and operational excellence services-based, and transformational solutions. The company serves communications and technology; banking, financial services, and insurance; and media and information industries. The company has collaboration agreements with Moxtra, Inc. to develop and deploy solutions for financial services firms, as well as the Banking Industry Architecture Network; and Indiana Biosciences Research Institute. The company was formerly known as eRunway, Inc. and changed its name to Virtusa Corporation in April 2002. Virtusa Corporation was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Southborough, Massachusetts.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Custom computer programming services
Sub-IndustryIT Consulting & Other Services
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:VRTU
Previous Symbol
CUSIP92827P10
Phone508-389-7300

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.88
Current Ratio2.44
Quick Ratio2.44

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio44.85
Forward P/E Ratio25.43
P/E Growth1.33

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.02 billion
Price / Sales1.17
Cash Flow$1.8447 per share
Price / Cash21.64
Book Value$14.82 per share
Price / Book2.69

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.89
Net Income$1.25 million
Net Margins-1.04%
Return on Equity9.03%
Return on Assets3.78%

Miscellaneous

Employees20,491
Outstanding Shares29,910,000
Market Cap$1.25 billion
OptionableOptionable

Virtusa (NASDAQ:VRTU) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Virtusa's stock symbol?

Virtusa trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "VRTU."

How will Virtusa's stock buyback program work?

Virtusa declared that its board has approved a share repurchase program on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase $30,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to purchase up to 3.3% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are usually a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Virtusa's earnings last quarter?

Virtusa Co. (NASDAQ:VRTU) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 8th. The information technology services provider reported $0.54 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.54. The information technology services provider earned $305.50 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $306.37 million. Virtusa had a positive return on equity of 9.03% and a negative net margin of 1.04%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 23.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.35 earnings per share. View Virtusa's Earnings History.

When is Virtusa's next earnings date?

Virtusa is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Virtusa.

What guidance has Virtusa issued on next quarter's earnings?

Virtusa issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 8th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.19-2.31 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.27. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.241-1.259 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.25 billion.Virtusa also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $2.19-2.31 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for VRTU?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Virtusa's stock. Their forecasts range from $55.00 to $70.00. On average, they anticipate Virtusa's stock price to reach $62.7143 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 57.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Virtusa.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Virtusa?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Virtusa in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings, 4 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Virtusa.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Virtusa stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Virtusa stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Virtusa Corporation is a global provider of information technology (IT) consulting and outsourcing services that accelerate business outcomes for Global 2000 companies and leading software vendors in banking and financial services, insurance, healthcare, telecommunications, technology, and media & entertainment. The company also provides technology implementation services, such as application development, software product engineering. In addition, it offers application outsourcing services, such as the application maintenance and support, maintenance and enhancement of applications, and cloud-environment management and support; managed infrastructure services, and remote application monitoring and support; Virtusa delivers services across the IT lifecycle, including consulting, solution design, technology selection, implementation, testing, and maintenance, including infrastructure support. The company was formerly known as eRunway, Inc. and changed its name to Virtusa Corporation. " (11/17/2018)
  • 2. Barrington Research analysts commented, "We believe the company continues to gain share due to its relatively high exposure and strengths in digital solutions and legacy system m odernization services." (11/9/2018)
  • 3. Cantor Fitzgerald analysts commented, ". We maintain our Overweight rating on Virtusa and our 12-mo. PT of $60 following meetings with management. The meetings focused on the recent acquisition (eTouch) and the outlook for the largest client. VRTU just completed a strong FY18 (ended March 2018) and is looking to continue the momentum. Virtusa saw strong performance in the BFSI (Banking, Financial Services & Insurance) vertical in FY18, including a new large contract at a large banking customer. We see reason for optimism as growth rates have improved along with margins." (5/29/2018)

Has Virtusa been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about VRTU stock have trended positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Virtusa earned a daily sentiment score of 3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the information technology services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of Virtusa's key competitors?

Who are Virtusa's key executives?

Virtusa's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Krishan Aruna Canekeratne, Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO (Age 52)
  • Mr. Samir Dhir, Pres (Age 47)
  • Mr. Ranjan Kalia, Exec. VP of Fin., CFO, Treasurer & Sec. (Age 57)
  • Mr. Thomas R. Holler, Exec. VP & Chief Strategy Officer (Age 55)
  • Mr. Raj Rajgopal, Pres of Digital Bus. Strategy (Age 58)

Who are Virtusa's major shareholders?

Virtusa's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (13.28%), FMR LLC (9.64%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.65%), Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (3.50%), Thrivent Financial for Lutherans (3.10%) and FIL Ltd (2.77%). Company insiders that own Virtusa stock include Kris A Canekeratne, Raj Rajgopal, Ranjan Kalia, Robert E Davoli, Roger Keith Modder, Ronald T Maheu, Rowland T Moriarty, Samir Dhir, Sundararajan Narayanan, Thomas R Holler, Trust Martin and William K O'brien. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Virtusa.

Which major investors are selling Virtusa stock?

VRTU stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alliancebernstein L.P., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Hsbc Holdings PLC, PNC Financial Services Group Inc., Mesirow Financial Investment Management Equity Management, JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Hussman Strategic Advisors Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Virtusa company stock in the last year include Kris A Canekeratne, Raj Rajgopal, Ranjan Kalia, Robert E Davoli, Roger Keith Modder, Rowland T Moriarty, Samir Dhir, Sundararajan Narayanan, Thomas R Holler and William K O'brien. View Insider Buying and Selling for Virtusa.

Which major investors are buying Virtusa stock?

VRTU stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, BlackRock Inc., Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado, Loomis Sayles & Co. L P, Summit Creek Advisors LLC and Assenagon Asset Management S.A.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Virtusa.

How do I buy shares of Virtusa?

Shares of VRTU can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Virtusa's stock price today?

One share of VRTU stock can currently be purchased for approximately $39.92.

How big of a company is Virtusa?

Virtusa has a market capitalization of $1.25 billion and generates $1.02 billion in revenue each year. The information technology services provider earns $1.25 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.89 on an earnings per share basis. Virtusa employs 20,491 workers across the globe.

What is Virtusa's official website?

The official website for Virtusa is http://www.virtusa.com.

How can I contact Virtusa?

Virtusa's mailing address is 132 TURNPIKE RD, SOUTHBOROUGH MA, 01772. The information technology services provider can be reached via phone at 508-389-7300 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Virtusa (NASDAQ VRTU)

Community Ranking:  3.1 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  355 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  214 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  569
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Virtusa and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe VRTU will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe VRTU will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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