Bank of Montreal Can reduced its stake in shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE:WNS) by 9.5% during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 46,767 shares of the company’s stock after selling 4,895 shares during the period. Bank of Montreal Can owned 0.09% of WNS (Holdings) Limited worth $1,401,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

A number of other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of WNS. Rice Hall James & Associates LLC boosted its position in shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited by 0.7% in the second quarter. Rice Hall James & Associates LLC now owns 501,701 shares of the company’s stock valued at $13,546,000 after buying an additional 3,310 shares in the last quarter. Fisher Asset Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited during the third quarter valued at approximately $4,908,000. RS Investment Management Co. LLC acquired a new position in shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited during the second quarter valued at approximately $27,794,000. Elk Creek Partners LLC boosted its position in shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited by 19.9% in the second quarter. Elk Creek Partners LLC now owns 910,726 shares of the company’s stock valued at $24,590,000 after buying an additional 150,991 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC boosted its position in shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited by 9.5% in the third quarter. Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC now owns 88,034 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,614,000 after buying an additional 7,660 shares in the last quarter. 91.35% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE:WNS)

Shares of WNS (NYSE:WNS) opened at 27.11 on Friday. WNS has a 12 month low of $24.82 and a 12 month high of $32.82. The company has a 50-day moving average of $26.61 and a 200-day moving average of $27.81. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.38 billion, a PE ratio of 25.55 and a beta of 0.98.

WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE:WNS) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October 26th. The company reported $0.42 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.46 by $0.04. WNS (Holdings) Limited had a return on equity of 20.23% and a net margin of 9.64%. The company had revenue of $143.70 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $138.06 million. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.51 EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 7.8% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities research analysts expect that WNS will post $1.67 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Several equities analysts have commented on WNS shares. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 27th. Loop Capital started coverage on shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited in a research report on Tuesday. They issued a “buy” rating and a $35.00 price target for the company. Finally, Cantor Fitzgerald set a $30.00 price target on shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 20th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $34.50.

About WNS (Holdings) Limited

WNS (Holdings) Limited is a global provider of business process management (BPM) services. The Company offers data, voice, analytical and business transformation services. The Company’s segments include WNS Global BPM and WNS Auto Claims BPM. Its operating segments include travel, insurance, banking and financial services, healthcare, utilities, retail and consumer products groups, auto claims and others.

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