WNS (WNS) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Thursday

WNS (NYSE:WNSGet Rating) will be announcing its earnings results before the market opens on Thursday, April 21st. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.69 per share for the quarter. Investors that wish to register for the company’s conference call can do so using this link.

WNS (NYSE:WNSGet Rating) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, January 20th. The business services provider reported $0.73 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.65 by $0.08. The business had revenue of $261.20 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $255.75 million. WNS had a net margin of 11.44% and a return on equity of 19.13%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 16.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.65 earnings per share. On average, analysts expect WNS to post $3 EPS for the current fiscal year and $3 EPS for the next fiscal year.

NYSE WNS opened at $86.30 on Thursday. The stock has a market cap of $4.21 billion, a P/E ratio of 36.41, a PEG ratio of 1.92 and a beta of 1.38. The company’s 50-day simple moving average is $85.05 and its 200 day simple moving average is $85.66. WNS has a twelve month low of $67.36 and a twelve month high of $91.48.

A number of large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Stifel Financial Corp boosted its position in WNS by 2.8% in the fourth quarter. Stifel Financial Corp now owns 22,683 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $2,001,000 after buying an additional 616 shares in the last quarter. MML Investors Services LLC acquired a new position in shares of WNS during the fourth quarter worth approximately $210,000. Virtu Financial LLC acquired a new position in shares of WNS during the fourth quarter worth approximately $263,000. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC lifted its position in shares of WNS by 4.9% during the fourth quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 66,487 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $5,865,000 after purchasing an additional 3,085 shares in the last quarter. Finally, LPL Financial LLC lifted its position in shares of WNS by 34.4% during the fourth quarter. LPL Financial LLC now owns 16,599 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $1,464,000 after purchasing an additional 4,250 shares in the last quarter.

A number of analysts recently weighed in on WNS shares. StockNews.com started coverage on shares of WNS in a research note on Thursday, March 31st. They issued a “buy” rating on the stock. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of WNS from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, March 24th. Finally, Needham & Company LLC upped their target price on shares of WNS from $100.00 to $110.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, January 21st. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Based on data from MarketBeat.com, WNS has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $99.33.

About WNS (Get Rating)

WNS (Holdings) Ltd. engages in the provision of business process management solutions. Its services include industry-specific offerings, customer interaction, finance and accounting, human resources, procurement, and research and analytics. It operates through the WNS Global BPM and WNS Auto Claims BPM segments.

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