Calamos Advisors LLC Takes Position in WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE:WNS)

Calamos Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE:WNSGet Rating) in the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor acquired 18,584 shares of the business services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $1,589,000.

A number of other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in WNS. Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC purchased a new stake in shares of WNS in the 4th quarter worth about $95,257,000. Lazard Asset Management LLC lifted its position in shares of WNS by 113.6% in the 4th quarter. Lazard Asset Management LLC now owns 393,564 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $34,720,000 after purchasing an additional 209,305 shares during the period. Victory Capital Management Inc. lifted its position in shares of WNS by 20.9% in the 4th quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 1,020,839 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $90,059,000 after purchasing an additional 176,790 shares during the period. Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA lifted its position in shares of WNS by 14.5% in the 4th quarter. Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA now owns 1,159,268 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $102,271,000 after purchasing an additional 146,902 shares during the period. Finally, State of Michigan Retirement System purchased a new stake in shares of WNS in the 4th quarter worth about $12,615,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 97.73% of the company’s stock.

Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth

Several equities research analysts have recently commented on WNS shares. StockNews.com started coverage on shares of WNS in a research report on Thursday, March 31st. They issued a “buy” rating for the company. Cowen lowered their price target on shares of WNS from $100.00 to $98.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a research report on Friday, April 22nd. Citigroup lowered their price target on shares of WNS from $102.00 to $91.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, July 20th. Cowen lowered their price target on shares of WNS from $100.00 to $98.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a research report on Friday, April 22nd. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. lowered their price target on shares of WNS from $100.00 to $98.00 in a research report on Wednesday, July 20th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the company. Based on data from MarketBeat.com, WNS has a consensus rating of “Moderate Buy” and a consensus target price of $96.63.

WNS Stock Down 4.4 %

NYSE:WNS opened at $81.21 on Tuesday. The firm has a market cap of $3.97 billion, a P/E ratio of 29.75, a P/E/G ratio of 2.34 and a beta of 1.28. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.22, a quick ratio of 2.38 and a current ratio of 2.38. WNS has a fifty-two week low of $67.07 and a fifty-two week high of $91.48. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average of $74.20 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $80.33.

About WNS

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WNS (Holdings) Limited, a business process management (BPM) company, provides data, voice, analytical, and business transformation services worldwide. The company operates through two segments, WNS Global BPM and WNS Auto Claims BPM. It offers industry-specific services to clients primarily in insurance; diversified businesses, including manufacturing, retail, consumer packaged goods, media and entertainment, and telecommunication; travel and leisure; healthcare; utilities; shipping and logistics; consulting and professional services; and banking and financial services.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for WNS (NYSE:WNS)

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