NYSE:WNS - WNS Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$53.43 +0.62 (+1.17 %)
(As of 02/15/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$53.43
Today's Range$52.76 - $53.72
52-Week Range$39.24 - $54.38
Volume200,570 shs
Average Volume233,334 shs
Market Capitalization$2.71 billion
P/E Ratio29.52
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.99
WNS (Holdings) Limited, a business process management company, together with its subsidiaries, provides data, voice, analytical, and business transformation services worldwide. It operates through two segments, WNS Global BPM and WNS Auto Claims BPM. The company offers industry-specific services to clients primarily in insurance; travel and leisure; diversified businesses, including manufacturing, retail, consumer packaged goods, media and entertainment, and telecommunication; utilities; consulting and professional services; healthcare; banking and financial services; and shipping and logistics industries. It also provides shared services, such as customer interaction, finance and accounting, research and analytics, technology, legal, and human resources outsourcing services. In addition, the company offers transformation services designed to help its clients to modify their business processes to enhance productivity, as well as manage changes in the business environment and leverage business knowledge to increase market competitiveness. Further, it provides claims handling and repair management services for automobile repairs through a network of third party repair centers; and a suite of accident management services, such as credit hire and credit repair. WNS (Holdings) Limited was founded in 1996 and is based in Mumbai, India.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Business services, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorBusiness Services
CUSIPN/A
Phone91-22-4095-2100

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$758 million
Cash Flow$2.6648 per share
Book Value$10.02 per share

Profitability

Net Income$86.43 million

Miscellaneous

Employees36,540
Market Cap$2.71 billion
OptionableOptionable

WNS (NYSE:WNS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is WNS's stock symbol?

WNS trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "WNS."

How will WNS's stock buyback program work?

WNS announced that its board has authorized a stock repurchase plan on Thursday, January 18th 2018, which permits the company to repurchase 3,300,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are usually a sign that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

How were WNS's earnings last quarter?

WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE:WNS) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, January, 17th. The business services provider reported $0.73 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.61 by $0.12. The business services provider earned $199.70 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $195.32 million. WNS had a return on equity of 23.78% and a net margin of 12.52%. WNS's revenue was up 5.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.06 earnings per share. View WNS's Earnings History.

When is WNS's next earnings date?

WNS is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for WNS.

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

WNS issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, January, 17th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $2.62-2.70 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.50. The company issued revenue guidance of $787-799 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $792.98 million.WNS also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $2.62-2.70 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for WNS?

4 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for WNS's stock. Their predictions range from $57.00 to $65.00. On average, they anticipate WNS's stock price to reach $60.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 13.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for WNS.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for WNS?

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

What are Wall Street analysts saying about WNS stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about WNS stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "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. " (1/19/2019)
  • 2. Barrington Research analysts commented, "We expect WNS to release its fiscal Q3/19 earnings results on the market open. The company will subsequently hold a conference call at 8:00 am ET. The conference call dial-in number for U.S." (1/15/2019)
  • 3. Cantor Fitzgerald analysts commented, ". We maintain our Overweight rating on WNS and our PT of $56*. WNS reported good 2QFY19 bottom line results and solid constant currency (cc) growth. FY19 EPS guidance was raised. Growth was impacted by a currency headwind but margins were strong. We look to the conference call to provide details on the impact of FX, recent client wins and margin outlook." (10/25/2018)

Has WNS been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about WNS stock have been trending somewhat negative on Saturday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. WNS earned a media sentiment score of -1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the business services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of WNS's key competitors?

Who are WNS's key executives?

WNS's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Keshav R. Murugesh, Group CEO & Director (Age 55)
  • Mr. Sanjay Puria, Group Chief Financial Officer (Age 45)
  • Mr. Swaminathan Rajamani, Chief People Officer (Age 42)
  • Mr. Alan Stephen Dunning, Co-Founder, Sr. Advisor and Chairman of WNS U K (Age 62)
  • Mr. Gautam Barai, Chief Operating Officer

Who are WNS's major shareholders?

WNS's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Acadian Asset Management LLC (3.34%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (2.96%), Ranger Investment Management L.P. (1.80%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.66%), Westfield Capital Management Co. LP (0.88%) and Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC (0.85%).

Which institutional investors are selling WNS stock?

WNS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Acadian Asset Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, First Trust Advisors LP, Elk Creek Partners LLC, Two Sigma Advisers LP, Pendal Group Ltd and Principal Financial Group Inc..

Which institutional investors are buying WNS stock?

WNS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ranger Investment Management L.P., Macquarie Group Ltd., RMB Capital Management LLC, Two Sigma Investments LP, Westfield Capital Management Co. LP, Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc. and Henry James International Management Inc..

How do I buy shares of WNS?

Shares of WNS 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 WNS's stock price today?

One share of WNS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $53.43.

How big of a company is WNS?

WNS has a market capitalization of $2.71 billion and generates $758 million in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $86.43 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.81 on an earnings per share basis. WNS employs 36,540 workers across the globe.

What is WNS's official website?

The official website for WNS is http://www.wns.com.

How can I contact WNS?

WNS's mailing address is GATE 4 GODREJ & BOYCE COMPLEX PIROJSHANAGAR VIKHROLI (W), MUMBAI K7, 400079. The business services provider can be reached via phone at 91-22-4095-2100 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for WNS (NYSE WNS)

Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  355 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  265 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  620
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This page was last updated on 2/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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