Shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE:WNS) were down 2.7% on Thursday . The stock traded as low as $26.82 and last traded at $26.91, with a volume of 216,708 shares. The stock had previously closed at $27.65.

Several analysts have recently weighed in on WNS shares. Robert W. Baird reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited in a report on Tuesday, April 19th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, June 30th. Barrington Research initiated coverage on shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited in a research note on Thursday, April 7th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $39.00 price target on the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating and increased their price target for the company from $33.00 to $36.00 in a research note on Friday, April 29th. Finally, Cantor Fitzgerald reissued a “buy” rating and set a $35.00 price target on shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited in a research note on Tuesday, May 3rd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating, nine have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $36.25.

The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $29.03 and its 200 day moving average price is $29.43. The firm has a market cap of $1.37 billion and a PE ratio of 23.79.

WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE:WNS) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, July 14th. The company reported $0.45 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.44 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $148 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $135.19 million. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.42 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue was up 10.4% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts predict that WNS will post $1.93 EPS for the current year.

Other hedge funds and institutional investors recently modified their holdings of the company. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA bought a new position in shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited during the fourth quarter valued at about $3,065,000. Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC increased its position in WNS (Holdings) Limited by 83.7% in the fourth quarter. Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC now owns 172,675 shares of the company’s stock valued at $5,386,000 after buying an additional 78,700 shares during the last quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN increased its position in WNS (Holdings) Limited by 192.7% in the fourth quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 240,793 shares of the company’s stock valued at $7,510,000 after buying an additional 158,532 shares during the last quarter. Todd Asset Management LLC increased its position in WNS (Holdings) Limited by 0.6% in the fourth quarter. Todd Asset Management LLC now owns 430,862 shares of the company’s stock valued at $13,439,000 after buying an additional 2,395 shares during the last quarter. Finally, California Public Employees Retirement System increased its position in WNS (Holdings) Limited by 11.8% in the fourth quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 167,100 shares of the company’s stock valued at $5,212,000 after buying an additional 17,700 shares during the last quarter.

WNS (Holdings) Limited (WNS) is engaged in providing business process management (BPM) services. The Company offers data, voice, analytical and business transformation services. The Company operates through two business segments: WNS Global BPM and WNS Auto Claims BPM. The WNS Global BPM segment is delivered out of the Company’s delivery centers in China, Costa Rica, India, the Philippines, Poland, Romania, South Africa, Sri Lanka, the United Kingdom and the United States.

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