WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE:WNS) shares saw strong trading volume on Friday . 261,726 shares changed hands during trading, an increase of 72% from the previous session’s volume of 152,263 shares.The stock last traded at $29.23 and had previously closed at $29.26.

A number of research analysts recently weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised WNS (Holdings) Limited from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, August 26th. SunTrust Banks Inc. raised WNS (Holdings) Limited from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and upped their price objective for the stock from $31.00 to $36.00 in a report on Tuesday, August 9th. Cowen and Company assumed coverage on WNS (Holdings) Limited in a report on Wednesday, July 20th. They set a “market perform” rating on the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $32.00 price objective on shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited in a report on Monday, July 18th. Finally, Needham & Company LLC reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited in a report on Sunday, July 17th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eleven have given a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $36.13.

The stock’s 50 day moving average is $28.73 and its 200 day moving average is $29.47. The company has a market cap of $1.49 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 26.33.

WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE:WNS) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 14th. The company reported $0.45 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.44 by $0.01. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.42 EPS. The company earned $148 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $135.19 million. WNS (Holdings) Limited’s quarterly revenue was up 10.4% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts anticipate that WNS will post $1.86 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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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