Analyst Ratings for WNS (Holdings) Ltd. ADR (WNS)

Updated: 2017-07-27

An average rating of Buy has been given to WNS (Holdings) Ltd. ADR (NYSE:WNS) by analysts covering the stock. A consensus rating of Buy was previously issued for WNS last month.

15 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 13 gave WNS a buy rating, 2 gave an overweight rating, 0 issued 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 increased by 1. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for WNS. The maximum price target given was 42, implying a possible profit of 21.28 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 37, which equates to a potential downside of 6.84 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -3.19 percent. That number becomes -1.02 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.05 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 1.82 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 4 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 6 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of WNS's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 99.91 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of WNS is 0.42.

WNS has traded between a high of 35.37 and a low of 24.82 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 39.52 percent, and 2.09 percent lower than its 52-week high. WNS has a P/E ratio of 42.44. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The WNS value stock report compares WNS to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.76 billion. WNS is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.