Century Capital Management LLC lessened its holdings in WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE:WNS) by 5.6% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 42,792 shares of the business services provider’s stock after selling 2,549 shares during the quarter. Century Capital Management LLC owned 0.08% of WNS (Holdings) Limited worth $1,470,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the company. Wells Fargo & Company MN lifted its position in shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited by 55.8% in the first quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 309,895 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $8,866,000 after purchasing an additional 111,001 shares in the last quarter. Pembroke Management LTD lifted its position in shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited by 5.6% in the second quarter. Pembroke Management LTD now owns 742,797 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $25,522,000 after purchasing an additional 39,100 shares in the last quarter. Wellington Management Group LLP lifted its position in shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited by 4.5% in the first quarter. Wellington Management Group LLP now owns 2,229,462 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $63,784,000 after purchasing an additional 96,100 shares in the last quarter. Columbia Wanger Asset Management LLC lifted its position in shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited by 10.2% in the first quarter. Columbia Wanger Asset Management LLC now owns 464,971 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $13,303,000 after purchasing an additional 43,140 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Bank of America Corp DE lifted its position in shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited by 22.2% in the first quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 263,302 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $7,533,000 after purchasing an additional 47,776 shares in the last quarter. 86.88% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

WNS (NYSE:WNS) opened at 35.42 on Monday. WNS has a one year low of $24.82 and a one year high of $36.10. The company’s 50-day moving average is $35.01 and its 200-day moving average is $32.14. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.79 billion, a P/E ratio of 44.33 and a beta of 0.96.

WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE:WNS) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 20th. The business services provider reported $0.45 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.45. WNS (Holdings) Limited had a return on equity of 18.73% and a net margin of 6.66%. The business had revenue of $175.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $162.73 million. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.45 EPS. The business’s revenue was up 18.4% on a year-over-year basis. Equities analysts forecast that WNS will post $1.99 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of analysts have recently commented on WNS shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, May 19th. Cowen and Company raised shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $38.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, June 14th. BidaskClub raised shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Saturday, June 24th. Cantor Fitzgerald reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $38.00 price objective on shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited in a research report on Thursday, June 29th. Finally, Barrington Research boosted their price objective on shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited from $38.00 to $40.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research report on Friday, July 21st. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $38.50.

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WNS (Holdings) Limited 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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