Brokerages expect ExlService Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXLS) to report earnings per share of $0.65 for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Seven analysts have provided estimates for ExlService’s earnings, with the highest EPS estimate coming in at $0.68 and the lowest estimate coming in at $0.64. ExlService posted earnings of $0.70 per share in the same quarter last year, which indicates a negative year over year growth rate of 7.1%. The business is expected to issue its next quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 26th.

On average, analysts expect that ExlService will report full-year earnings of $2.76 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from $2.74 to $2.79. For the next year, analysts expect that the firm will post earnings of $3.03 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $2.94 to $3.09. Zacks’ earnings per share calculations are a mean average based on a survey of analysts that follow ExlService.

ExlService (NASDAQ:EXLS) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May 1st. The business services provider reported $0.64 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.64. ExlService had a return on equity of 15.05% and a net margin of 7.03%. The firm had revenue of $206.97 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $203.78 million. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.60 EPS. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 13.1% on a year-over-year basis.

EXLS has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered ExlService from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 15th. Cantor Fitzgerald reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $71.00 price target on shares of ExlService in a research note on Monday, February 19th. Barrington Research reissued an “outperform” rating and issued a $70.00 price target (down from $72.00) on shares of ExlService in a research note on Monday, February 26th. Robert W. Baird reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $65.00 price target on shares of ExlService in a research note on Tuesday, February 27th. Finally, William Blair reissued an “outperform” rating on shares of ExlService in a research note on Tuesday, February 27th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $62.64.

NASDAQ:EXLS traded up $0.32 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $59.25. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 281,359 shares, compared to its average volume of 141,125. The company has a current ratio of 4.15, a quick ratio of 4.15 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.11. ExlService has a twelve month low of $51.89 and a twelve month high of $64.34. The firm has a market cap of $2.03 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.51, a PEG ratio of 2.01 and a beta of 1.16.

In other news, CEO Rohit Kapoor sold 1,200 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, April 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $59.95, for a total value of $71,940.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, EVP Nancy Saltzman sold 2,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, May 30th. The stock was sold at an average price of $57.13, for a total value of $114,260.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 10,585 shares in the company, valued at $604,721.05. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last 90 days, insiders sold 6,380 shares of company stock worth $375,865. Company insiders own 4.40% of the company’s stock.

Institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB purchased a new stake in shares of ExlService during the 4th quarter valued at about $408,000. We Are One Seven LLC purchased a new stake in shares of ExlService during the 4th quarter valued at about $191,000. MetLife Investment Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in shares of ExlService during the 4th quarter valued at about $855,000. Millennium Management LLC raised its holdings in shares of ExlService by 699.9% during the 4th quarter. Millennium Management LLC now owns 111,121 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $6,706,000 after buying an additional 97,230 shares during the period. Finally, Teachers Advisors LLC raised its holdings in shares of ExlService by 3.3% during the 4th quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 370,029 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $22,331,000 after buying an additional 11,819 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 90.77% of the company’s stock.

ExlService Company Profile

ExlService Holdings, Inc provides operations management and analytics services in the United States, the United Kingdom, and internationally. The company offers business process management (BPM) services to the insurance industry in the areas of claims processing, subrogation, premium and benefit administration, agency management, account reconciliation, policy research, underwriting support, new business processing, policy servicing, premium audit, surveys, billing and collection, commercial and residential survey, and customer services.

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