Analyst Ratings for ExlService Holdings Inc. (EXLS)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Analysts covering ExlService Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:EXLS) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. EXLS had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

Of the 12 analysts covering the stock, 7 gave it a buy rating, 1 gave an overweight rating, 4 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has decreased by 1. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for EXLS. The maximum price target given was 60, implying potential capital gains of 6.55 percent. The lowest price target was 53, implying a possible loss of -5.88 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -4 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -0.78 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

EXLS has an estimated earnings growth rate of 3.25 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. EXLS has a PEG ratio of 8.79.

In the trailing 52-weeks, EXLS hit 58.52 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 42.00. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 34.07 percent, and 3.78 percent lower than its 52-week high. EXLS has a price/earnings ratio of 28.58. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The EXLS value stock report compares EXLS to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of EXLS is $1.87 billion. EXLS is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.