WNS (WNS) Competitors

$48.70
+0.80 (+1.67%)
(As of 04/23/2024 ET)

WNS vs. FA, PAY, FLYW, PAYO, ADV, MAX, ENV, RPAY, PSFE, and CBZ

Should you be buying WNS stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of WNS include First Advantage (FA), Paymentus (PAY), Flywire (FLYW), Payoneer Global (PAYO), Advantage Solutions (ADV), MediaAlpha (MAX), Envestnet (ENV), Repay (RPAY), Paysafe (PSFE), and CBIZ (CBZ). These companies are all part of the "business services, not elsewhere classified" industry.

WNS vs.

WNS (NYSE:WNS) and First Advantage (NYSE:FA) are both mid-cap business services companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, community ranking, valuation, media sentiment, profitability and risk.

97.4% of WNS shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 94.9% of First Advantage shares are held by institutional investors. 2.0% of WNS shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 4.7% of First Advantage shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

WNS currently has a consensus price target of $84.13, indicating a potential upside of 71.37%. First Advantage has a consensus price target of $18.00, indicating a potential upside of 11.39%. Given WNS's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe WNS is more favorable than First Advantage.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
WNS
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
6 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00
First Advantage
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.80

WNS has higher revenue and earnings than First Advantage. WNS is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than First Advantage, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
WNS$1.22B1.92$137.31M$3.2914.95
First Advantage$763.76M3.07$37.29M$0.2564.64

WNS has a beta of 1.04, suggesting that its stock price is 4% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, First Advantage has a beta of 1.22, suggesting that its stock price is 22% more volatile than the S&P 500.

WNS received 493 more outperform votes than First Advantage when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 72.47% of users gave WNS an outperform vote while only 56.10% of users gave First Advantage an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
WNSOutperform Votes
516
72.47%
Underperform Votes
196
27.53%
First AdvantageOutperform Votes
23
56.10%
Underperform Votes
18
43.90%

WNS has a net margin of 12.59% compared to First Advantage's net margin of 4.88%. WNS's return on equity of 21.71% beat First Advantage's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
WNS12.59% 21.71% 11.77%
First Advantage 4.88%13.84%7.96%

In the previous week, First Advantage had 18 more articles in the media than WNS. MarketBeat recorded 25 mentions for First Advantage and 7 mentions for WNS. First Advantage's average media sentiment score of 0.33 beat WNS's score of -0.39 indicating that First Advantage is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
WNS
0 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
4 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
First Advantage
8 Very Positive mention(s)
6 Positive mention(s)
10 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Summary

WNS beats First Advantage on 12 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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Media Sentiment Over Time

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WNS vs. The Competition

MetricWNSBusiness services IndustryBusiness SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$2.35B$17.48B$6.41B$17.46B
Dividend YieldN/A3.44%3.16%3.58%
P/E Ratio14.9514.9729.8121.86
Price / Sales1.923.252,531.2710.28
Price / CashN/A22.3621.9414.95
Price / Book2.955.294.585.02
Net Income$137.31M$475.04M$123.34M$963.22M
7 Day Performance3.78%0.69%1.74%1.90%
1 Month Performance-4.56%-2.47%-4.28%-1.99%
1 Year Performance-46.40%9.77%12.31%95.73%

WNS Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
FA
First Advantage
0.506 of 5 stars
$14.90
-1.7%
$18.00
+20.8%
+15.7%$2.16B$763.76M59.605,000Analyst Report
PAY
Paymentus
1.0036 of 5 stars
$19.40
+0.8%
$17.81
-8.2%
+136.4%$2.40B$614.49M107.781,273News Coverage
FLYW
Flywire
3.615 of 5 stars
$20.79
-0.7%
$34.27
+64.8%
-29.4%$2.55B$403.09M-230.971,200Positive News
PAYO
Payoneer Global
4.344 of 5 stars
$4.82
+0.4%
$6.57
+36.3%
-12.7%$1.78B$831.10M20.082,167
ADV
Advantage Solutions
0.6308 of 5 stars
$4.21
+2.2%
$3.43
-18.4%
+290.4%$1.35B$4.22B-21.0570,000News Coverage
MAX
MediaAlpha
0.9955 of 5 stars
$19.29
+0.3%
$18.20
-5.7%
+104.7%$1.27B$388.15M-21.67137
ENV
Envestnet
1.1658 of 5 stars
$61.82
+9.3%
$63.67
+3.0%
-7.0%$3.39B$1.25B-14.153,100Analyst Downgrade
High Trading Volume
RPAY
Repay
2.3176 of 5 stars
$9.40
-1.8%
$10.25
+9.0%
+49.1%$958.85M$296.63M-7.70512Positive News
PSFE
Paysafe
3.2241 of 5 stars
$14.66
-0.1%
$20.83
+42.1%
-8.3%$891.18M$1.60B-44.423,200
CBZ
CBIZ
2.3258 of 5 stars
$74.77
+0.4%
$63.00
-15.7%
+45.6%$3.75B$1.59B31.426,700Upcoming Earnings

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This page (NYSE:WNS) was last updated on 4/23/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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