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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for EXLS. The most optimistic price target was 60, which equates to a potential upside of 6.55 percent. The minimum price target given was 53, which equates to a potential downside 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.

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.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, 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. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. 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, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of EXLS is 8.79.

EXLS has traded between a high of 58.52 and a low of 42.00 over the past year. Today's price is 34.07 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 3.78 percent. 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.