Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect WNS (Holdings) Limited (WNS) Stock Price

Headlines about WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE:WNS) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. WNS (Holdings) Limited earned a coverage optimism score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the business services provider an impact score of 45.4710398112264 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

A number of research firms have recently commented on WNS. BidaskClub raised shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 22nd. Robert W. Baird restated a “buy” rating on shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited in a research note on Friday, August 25th. Wedbush began coverage on shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $42.00 price target for the company. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, July 28th. Finally, Cowen and Company restated a “buy” rating and issued a $39.00 price target on shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited in a research note on Friday, July 21st. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the company. WNS (Holdings) Limited has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $38.67.

WNS (NYSE WNS) traded down 0.33% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $35.91. 153,938 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.82 billion, a PE ratio of 44.94 and a beta of 0.96. WNS has a 12 month low of $24.82 and a 12 month high of $36.47. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $35.23 and its 200 day moving average price is $32.40.

WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE:WNS) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, July 20th. The business services provider reported $0.45 EPS for the quarter, meeting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.45. WNS (Holdings) Limited had a return on equity of 18.73% and a net margin of 6.66%. The business had revenue of $175.30 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $162.73 million. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.45 earnings per share. WNS (Holdings) Limited’s revenue was up 18.4% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts predict that WNS will post $1.99 EPS for the current year.

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About WNS (Holdings) Limited

WNS (Holdings) Limited is a global provider of business process management (BPM) services. The Company offers data, voice, analytical and business transformation services. The Company’s segments include WNS Global BPM and WNS Auto Claims BPM. Its operating segments include travel, insurance, banking and financial services, healthcare, utilities, retail and consumer products groups, auto claims and others.

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