WNS (Holdings) Limited, a business process management company, 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 the insurance; travel and leisure; diversified businesses, including manufacturing, retail, consumer packaged goods, media and entertainment, and telecommunications; utilities; consulting and professional services; healthcare; banking and financial services; and shipping and logistics industries. It also provides a range of services in the areas of customer interaction, finance and accounting, research and analytics, technology, legal, and human resources outsourcing services across various industries. In addition, the company offers transformation services designed to help its clients to modify their business processes to enhance productivity, and 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.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Business services, not elsewhere classified
Trailing P/E Ratio29.17
Forward P/E Ratio28.54
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$758 million
Price / Sales3.51
Cash Flow$2.6216 per share
Price / Cash20.14
Book Value$9.81 per share
Price / Book5.38
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.81
Net Income$86.43 million
Return on Equity21.54%
Return on Assets13.50%
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 declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a share repurchase program on Thursday, January 18th 2018, which allows the company to repurchase 3,300,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are generally 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 earnings results on Thursday, April, 26th. The business services provider reported $0.63 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.57 by $0.06. The business services provider earned $198.20 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $181.94 million. WNS had a return on equity of 21.54% and a net margin of 11.40%. The business's revenue was up 28.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.46 earnings per share. View WNS's Earnings History.
When is WNS's next earnings date?
What guidance has WNS issued on next quarter's earnings?
WNS updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, April, 26th. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.18-2.41 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.33. The company issued revenue guidance of $801-847 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $802.45 million.
What price target have analysts set for WNS?
12 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for WNS's stock. Their forecasts range from $38.00 to $57.00. On average, they anticipate WNS's stock price to reach $49.00 in the next year. 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. " (5/16/2018)
- 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)
- 3. Cantor Fitzgerald analysts commented, "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." (1/21/2018)
- 4. Maxim Group analysts commented, "2Q:F18 revenue of $182 million was ahead of the consensus estimate of $175 million, which implies about 14% organic growth." (10/27/2017)
Who are some of WNS's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to WNS include The Western Union (WU), CDK Global (CDK), WEX (WEX), athenahealth (ATHN), Fair Isaac (FICO), Etsy (ETSY), Stamps.com (STMP), Healthequity (HQY), GreenSky (GSKY), Conduent (CNDT), MAXIMUS (MMS), TriNet Group (TNET), Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (RBA), Cotiviti (COTV) and Sothebys (BID).
Who are WNS's key executives?
WNS's management team includes the folowing people:
- Mr. Keshav R. Murugesh, Group Chief Exec. Officer & 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)
Has WNS been receiving favorable news coverage?
News stories about WNS stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. WNS earned a media sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern's scale. They also gave news coverage about the business services provider an impact score of 46.61 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.
Who are WNS's major shareholders?
WNS's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Neumeier Poma Investment Counsel LLC (2.20%), Summit Trail Advisors LLC (2.14%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.81%), Elk Creek Partners LLC (1.49%), Loomis Sayles & Co. L P (1.24%) and Westfield Capital Management Co. LP (1.24%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for WNS.
Which major investors are selling WNS stock?
WNS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Elk Creek Partners LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Sei Investments Co., Westfield Capital Management Co. LP, Victory Capital Management Inc., Tiverton Asset Management LLC and Skyline Asset Management LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for WNS.
Which major investors are buying WNS stock?
WNS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Summit Trail Advisors LLC, Hood River Capital Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Mckinley Capital Management LLC Delaware, American Century Companies Inc., Sensato Investors LLC, Pendal Group Ltd and Azimuth Capital Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for WNS.
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 $52.80.
How big of a company is WNS?
WNS has a market capitalization of $2.66 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.
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]
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