163,868 Shares in WNS (Holdings) Ltd. (WNS) Acquired by Fisher Asset Management LLC
Fisher Asset Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of WNS (Holdings) Ltd. (NYSE:WNS) during the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund acquired 163,868 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $4,908,000. Fisher Asset Management LLC owned about 0.32% of WNS (Holdings) at the end of the most recent quarter.
A number of other hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of WNS. First Mercantile Trust Co. boosted its stake in WNS (Holdings) by 6.6% in the third quarter. First Mercantile Trust Co. now owns 4,690 shares of the company’s stock worth $140,000 after buying an additional 290 shares during the period. Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC boosted its stake in WNS (Holdings) by 9.5% in the third quarter. Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC now owns 88,034 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,614,000 after buying an additional 7,660 shares during the period. Fiera Capital Corp purchased a new stake in WNS (Holdings) during the second quarter worth approximately $591,000. Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec boosted its stake in WNS (Holdings) by 21.4% in the second quarter. Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec now owns 200,000 shares of the company’s stock worth $5,400,000 after buying an additional 35,267 shares during the period. Finally, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC boosted its stake in WNS (Holdings) by 90.0% in the second quarter. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC now owns 13,352 shares of the company’s stock worth $361,000 after buying an additional 6,325 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 93.48% of the company’s stock.
WNS (NYSE:WNS) traded down 0.78% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $25.50. The company had a trading volume of 207,277 shares. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.30 billion, a P/E ratio of 24.03 and a beta of 1.06. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $26.99 and a 200 day moving average price of $28.56. WNS has a 12 month low of $25.01 and a 12 month high of $32.82.
WNS (Holdings) (NYSE:WNS) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October 26th. The company reported $0.42 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.46 by $0.04. The business earned $143.70 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $138.06 million. WNS (Holdings) had a return on equity of 20.23% and a net margin of 9.64%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 7.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.51 EPS. Equities analysts forecast that WNS will post $1.67 EPS for the current fiscal year.
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A number of research firms recently commented on WNS. Zacks Investment Research cut WNS (Holdings) from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 27th. Cantor Fitzgerald set a $30.00 price objective on WNS (Holdings) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 20th. Robert W. Baird upped their price objective on WNS (Holdings) from $35.00 to $37.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research report on Thursday, September 15th. Finally, SunTrust Banks Inc. upgraded WNS (Holdings) from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and upped their price objective for the company from $31.00 to $36.00 in a research report on Tuesday, August 9th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the company. WNS (Holdings) presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $34.43.
WNS (Holdings) Company Profile
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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