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

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$50.21 -0.37 (-0.73 %)
(As of 09/24/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$50.58
Today's Range$50.16 - $50.74
52-Week Range$35.94 - $54.38
Volume144,100 shs
Average Volume205,660 shs
Market Capitalization$2.54 billion
P/E Ratio27.74
Dividend YieldN/A
WNS logoWNS (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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Business services, not elsewhere classified
SectorBusiness Services


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.13
Current Ratio1.91
Quick Ratio1.91


Trailing P/E Ratio27.74
Forward P/E Ratio26.57
P/E Growth2.12

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$758 million
Price / Sales3.33
Cash Flow$2.6029 per share
Price / Cash19.29
Book Value$9.81 per share
Price / Book5.12


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.81
Net Income$86.43 million
Net Margins11.84%
Return on Equity22.42%
Return on Assets14.33%


Outstanding Shares50,210,000
Market Cap$2.54 billion

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 initiated a share buyback plan on Thursday, January 18th 2018, which permits the company to buyback 3,300,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are often an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were WNS's earnings last quarter?

WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE:WNS) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 19th. The business services provider reported $0.59 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.51 by $0.08. The business services provider had revenue of $196 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $193.79 million. WNS had a net margin of 11.84% and a return on equity of 22.42%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 11.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.45 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 Friday, October, 26th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for WNS.

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

WNS updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, July, 19th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $2.23-2.42 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.35. The company issued revenue guidance of $777-821 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $824.27 million.

What price target have analysts set for WNS?

10 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for WNS's stock. Their predictions range from $43.00 to $60.00. On average, they expect WNS's share price to reach $51.80 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 3.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for WNS.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for WNS?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for WNS in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating, 8 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating 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. " (9/20/2018)
  • 2. Barrington Research analysts commented, "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." (3/2/2018)

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 54)
  • Mr. Sanjay Puria, Group Chief Financial Officer (Age 44)
  • Mr. Ronald Gillette, Chief Operating Officer (Age 61)
  • Mr. Swaminathan Rajamani, Chief People Officer (Age 41)
  • Mr. Alan Stephen Dunning, Co-Founder, Sr. Advisor and Chairman of WNS U K (Age 61)

Who are WNS's major shareholders?

WNS's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Waddell & Reed Financial Inc. (15.57%), FMR LLC (9.40%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (3.67%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (2.69%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.29%) and Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.90%).

Which institutional investors are selling WNS stock?

WNS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Waddell & Reed Financial Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Grandeur Peak Global Advisors LLC, BlackRock Inc., Todd Asset Management LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Mckinley Capital Management LLC Delaware and Meadow Creek Investment Management LLC.

Which institutional investors are buying WNS stock?

WNS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Acadian Asset Management LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Janus Henderson Group PLC, FMR LLC, Sensato Investors LLC, Intrinsic Edge Capital Management LLC, Macquarie Group Ltd. and Fiera Capital Corp.

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 $50.21.

How big of a company is WNS?

WNS has a market capitalization of $2.54 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:  330 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  247 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  577
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about WNS and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WNS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WNS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 9/24/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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