Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. Raises Stake in WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE:WNS)

Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE:WNSGet Rating) by 1.9% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 7,064 shares of the business services provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 131 shares during the period. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in WNS were worth $527,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of WNS. Principal Financial Group Inc. lifted its position in WNS by 201.9% during the 1st quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 876,648 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $74,945,000 after acquiring an additional 586,245 shares during the period. Victory Capital Management Inc. lifted its position in WNS by 24.3% during the 1st quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 1,269,115 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $108,266,000 after acquiring an additional 248,276 shares during the period. TimesSquare Capital Management LLC lifted its position in WNS by 18.8% during the 2nd quarter. TimesSquare Capital Management LLC now owns 923,150 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $68,904,000 after acquiring an additional 146,240 shares during the period. Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC lifted its position in WNS by 11.4% during the 2nd quarter. Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC now owns 1,161,600 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $86,700,000 after acquiring an additional 118,804 shares during the period. Finally, Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. raised its holdings in WNS by 14.2% in the second quarter. Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. now owns 570,616 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $42,591,000 after buying an additional 71,055 shares during the last quarter. 97.86% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

WNS Stock Up 1.4 %

WNS opened at $83.69 on Wednesday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.93, a current ratio of 1.93 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.32. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $83.08 and a 200-day moving average price of $79.87. WNS has a twelve month low of $67.07 and a twelve month high of $91.48. The stock has a market capitalization of $4.03 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 30.43, a PEG ratio of 2.24 and a beta of 1.21.

Analyst Ratings Changes

Several research analysts have issued reports on the stock. StockNews.com assumed coverage on shares of WNS in a report on Wednesday, October 12th. They issued a “buy” rating for the company. JPMorgan Chase & Co. decreased their target price on shares of WNS from $111.00 to $109.00 and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a report on Friday, October 14th. Finally, Citigroup decreased their target price on shares of WNS from $102.00 to $91.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a report on Wednesday, July 20th. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Based on data from MarketBeat, the stock currently has a consensus rating of “Moderate Buy” and an average target price of $98.14.

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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