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WNS Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:WNS)

$62.90
-0.91 (-1.43 %)
(As of 10/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$61.98
Now: $62.90
$64.67
50-Day Range
$56.79
MA: $60.00
$64.16
52-Week Range
$39.24
Now: $62.90
$65.99
Volume296,380 shs
Average Volume156,500 shs
Market Capitalization$3.16 billion
P/E Ratio27.96
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.12
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. Read More…

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$809.10 million
Cash Flow$3.18 per share
Book Value$10.88 per share

Profitability

Net Income$105.43 million

Miscellaneous

Employees39,898
Market Cap$3.16 billion
Next Earnings Date1/16/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 approved a share repurchase 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 buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are usually a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were WNS's earnings last quarter?

WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE:WNS) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 17th. The business services provider reported $0.79 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.67 by $0.12. The business services provider earned $220.70 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $216.08 million. WNS had a net margin of 13.44% and a return on equity of 23.92%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 12.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.65 EPS. 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 16th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for WNS.

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

WNS issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 17th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $2.93-3.08 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.88. The company issued revenue guidance of $861-892 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $882.28 million.

What price target have analysts set for WNS?

10 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for WNS's shares. Their forecasts range from $65.00 to $74.00. On average, they expect WNS's share price to reach $69.60 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 10.7% 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. " (9/28/2019)
  • 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)

Has WNS been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about WNS stock has trended somewhat negative on Saturday, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. WNS earned a coverage optimism score of -1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the business services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for WNS.

Are investors shorting WNS?

WNS saw a decrease in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 44,400 shares, a decrease of 11.4% from the August 30th total of 50,100 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 151,900 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.3 days. Approximately 0.1% of the company's stock are sold short. View WNS's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of WNS's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of WNS own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other WNS investors own include Cigna (CI), Square (SQ), Humana (HUM), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Visa (V), Summit Materials (SUM), salesforce.com (CRM), UnitedHealth Group (UNH), NVIDIA (NVDA) and Starbucks (SBUX).

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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC (0.54%), Summit Creek Advisors LLC (0.53%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.24%), Skyline Asset Management LP (0.18%), Henry James International Management Inc. (0.06%) and Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC (0.01%).

Which major investors are selling WNS stock?

WNS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Skyline Asset Management LP, Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC, Envestnet Asset Management Inc. and Financial Gravity Wealth Inc..

Which major investors are buying WNS stock?

WNS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Summit Creek Advisors LLC, Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC, Henry James International Management Inc., First Hawaiian Bank, Simplex Trading LLC and Confluence Investment Management LLC.

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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is WNS's stock price today?

One share of WNS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $62.90.

How big of a company is WNS?

WNS has a market capitalization of $3.16 billion and generates $809.10 million in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $105.43 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.25 on an earnings per share basis. WNS employs 39,898 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About WNS.

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, 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:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  401 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  306 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  707
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 10/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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