ExlService Holdings, Inc. (EXLS) Given Consensus Rating of “Hold” by Analysts
ExlService Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXLS) has earned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the fourteen analysts that are currently covering the firm, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, five have issued a hold recommendation and seven have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year price target among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $62.42.
A number of analysts have commented on the stock. BidaskClub downgraded shares of ExlService from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, January 4th. Citigroup boosted their price target on shares of ExlService from $59.00 to $61.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research report on Friday, October 27th. Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $67.00 target price on shares of ExlService in a report on Thursday, October 26th. SunTrust Banks reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $60.00 target price on shares of ExlService in a report on Monday, October 9th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of ExlService from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 27th.
In other news, Director David B. Kelso sold 7,329 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, December 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $60.72, for a total transaction of $445,016.88. Following the sale, the director now owns 4,629 shares in the company, valued at $281,072.88. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, EVP Nalin Kumar Miglani sold 3,526 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, December 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $60.37, for a total transaction of $212,864.62. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 55,340 shares of company stock worth $3,427,555 over the last quarter. Insiders own 5.80% of the company’s stock.
ExlService (EXLS) traded down $0.51 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $62.97. 108,400 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 95,042. ExlService has a one year low of $44.25 and a one year high of $63.86. The company has a market cap of $2,154.70, a P/E ratio of 29.84, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.98 and a beta of 1.26. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.08, a current ratio of 3.81 and a quick ratio of 3.81.
ExlService (NASDAQ:EXLS) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The business services provider reported $0.68 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.65 by $0.03. ExlService had a net margin of 9.94% and a return on equity of 14.81%. The company had revenue of $192.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $191.20 million. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.61 EPS. ExlService’s revenue was up 12.3% on a year-over-year basis. sell-side analysts anticipate that ExlService will post 2.12 EPS for the current year.
ExlService Holdings, Inc is an operations management and analytics company. The Company segments include Insurance; Healthcare; Travel, Transportation and Logistics; Finance and Accounting (F&A); Analytics, and All Other. The Insurance operating segment serves property and casualty insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, annuity and retirement services companies.
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