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.

Several price targets were given for EXLS by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic price target was 60, implying a possible profit of 6.55 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 53, implying potential capital losses of -5.88 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. That number becomes -4 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. 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.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of EXLS to grow at a rate of 3.25 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of EXLS is 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 below the high by 3.78 percent. EXLS has a P/E 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 stock has a market capitalization of $1.87 billion. EXLS's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.