Shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE:WNS) saw unusually-strong trading volume on Tuesday . Approximately 233,505 shares traded hands during trading, a decline of 14% from the previous session’s volume of 271,202 shares.The stock last traded at $26.29 and had previously closed at $26.49.

A number of analysts recently issued reports on WNS shares. Cantor Fitzgerald reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited in a research note on Sunday. Zacks Investment Research upgraded WNS (Holdings) Limited from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, June 30th. Robert W. Baird restated a “hold” rating on shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited in a research note on Tuesday, April 19th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upgraded WNS (Holdings) Limited from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating and upped their target price for the stock from $33.00 to $36.00 in a research note on Friday, April 29th. Finally, Barrington Research assumed coverage on WNS (Holdings) Limited in a research note on Thursday, April 7th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $39.00 target price on the stock. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $35.75.

The stock has a market capitalization of $1.34 billion and a PE ratio of 23.81. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $28.82 and a 200-day moving average price of $29.34.

WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE:WNS) last released its earnings results on Thursday, July 14th. The company reported $0.45 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.44 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $148 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $135.19 million. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.42 earnings per share. WNS (Holdings) Limited’s revenue for the quarter was up 10.4% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts anticipate that WNS will post $1.87 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of institutional investors recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA bought a new position in WNS (Holdings) Limited during the fourth quarter valued at $3,065,000. 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 period. 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 period. 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 period. Finally, 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 period.

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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