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

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$46.74 -0.93 (-1.95 %)
(As of 12/14/2018 03:13 AM ET)
Previous Close$47.67
Today's Range$46.71 - $47.99
52-Week Range$38.68 - $54.38
Volume103,900 shs
Average Volume190,538 shs
Market Capitalization$2.42 billion
P/E Ratio25.82
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.72
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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Business services, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorBusiness Services
Current SymbolNYSE:WNS
Previous Symbol
CUSIPN/A
Phone91-22-4095-2100

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.11
Current Ratio1.67
Quick Ratio1.67

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio25.82
Forward P/E Ratio22.91
P/E Growth1.89

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$758 million
Price / Sales3.10
Cash Flow$2.5375 per share
Price / Cash Flow18.42
Book Value$9.81 per share
Price / Book4.76

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.81
Net Income$86.43 million
Net Margins12.40%
Return on Equity23.67%
Return on Assets15.35%

Miscellaneous

Employees36,540
Outstanding Shares50,210,000
Market Cap$2.42 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 of Directors has approved a stock buyback plan on Thursday, January 18th 2018, which permits the company to repurchase 3,300,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are generally a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were WNS's earnings last quarter?

WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE:WNS) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 25th. The business services provider reported $0.54 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.43 by $0.11. The business services provider earned $195.50 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $196.66 million. WNS had a net margin of 12.40% and a return on equity of 23.67%. View WNS's Earnings History.

When is WNS's next earnings date?

WNS is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 17th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for WNS.

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

WNS issued an update on its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 25th. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.42-2.58 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.37. The company issued revenue guidance of $775-801 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $806.45 million.

What price target have analysts set for WNS?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month target prices for WNS's shares. Their forecasts range from $46.00 to $63.00. On average, they anticipate WNS's stock price to reach $55.4286 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 18.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for WNS.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for WNS?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for WNS in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 6 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. 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)
  • 2. Barrington Research analysts commented, "We expect WNS to release its fiscal Q2/19 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." (10/22/2018)
  • 3. 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)

Has WNS been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about WNS stock have been trending positive this week, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press 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 positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. WNS earned a news sentiment score of 2.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the business services provider a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future.

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include FMR LLC (9.89%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (3.65%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (2.83%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.74%), Grandeur Peak Global Advisors LLC (1.73%) and Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.71%).

Which institutional investors are selling WNS stock?

WNS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Elk Creek Partners LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., Federated Investors Inc. PA, Thomas White International Ltd., Rice Hall James & Associates LLC, Sensato Investors LLC and First Trust Advisors LP.

Which institutional investors are buying WNS stock?

WNS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Clearbridge Investments LLC, FMR LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC, Dorsey Wright & Associates, Moody National Bank Trust Division, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA and Macquarie Group Ltd..

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 $46.74.

How big of a company is WNS?

WNS has a market capitalization of $2.42 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:  344 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  257 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  601
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This page was last updated on 12/14/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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