Westfield Capital Management Co. LP raised its holdings in shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE:WNS) by 13.2% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 835,890 shares of the business services provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 97,710 shares during the quarter. Westfield Capital Management Co. LP owned approximately 1.65% of WNS (Holdings) Limited worth $28,721,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Several other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Stifel Financial Corp boosted its stake in shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited by 3.3% during the 1st quarter. Stifel Financial Corp now owns 10,905 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $312,000 after acquiring an additional 344 shares during the last quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. boosted its stake in shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited by 6.4% during the 2nd quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 8,360 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $288,000 after acquiring an additional 500 shares during the last quarter. Kennedy Capital Management Inc. boosted its stake in shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited by 0.3% during the 2nd quarter. Kennedy Capital Management Inc. now owns 718,124 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $24,675,000 after acquiring an additional 2,124 shares during the last quarter. United Capital Financial Advisers LLC boosted its stake in shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited by 3.0% during the 1st quarter. United Capital Financial Advisers LLC now owns 78,191 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $2,237,000 after acquiring an additional 2,283 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Eqis Capital Management Inc. boosted its stake in shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited by 19.0% during the 2nd quarter. Eqis Capital Management Inc. now owns 20,722 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $712,000 after acquiring an additional 3,303 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 86.22% of the company’s stock.

WNS (WNS) traded down 0.19% on Monday, hitting $35.84. 3,818 shares of the company were exchanged. The company has a market capitalization of $1.81 billion, a P/E ratio of 44.86 and a beta of 0.96. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $35.23 and its 200 day moving average is $32.40. WNS has a 52 week low of $24.82 and a 52 week high of $36.47.

WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE:WNS) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 20th. The business services provider reported $0.45 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.45. The firm had revenue of $175.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $162.73 million. WNS (Holdings) Limited had a net margin of 6.66% and a return on equity of 18.73%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 18.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.45 earnings per share. On average, equities research analysts forecast that WNS will post $1.99 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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Several brokerages have recently weighed in on WNS. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, June 10th. Wedbush started coverage on shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. They set an “outperform” rating and a $42.00 target price on the stock. BidaskClub upgraded shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Saturday, June 24th. Cowen and Company upgraded shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $38.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, June 14th. Finally, Robert W. Baird restated a “buy” rating on shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited in a research note on Friday, August 25th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $38.67.

WNS (Holdings) Limited 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.

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

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