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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for WNS. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 42, implying potential capital gains of 21.28 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 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. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -1.02 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.05 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 1.82 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 4 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 6 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of WNS to grow at a rate of 99.91 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. WNS has a PEG ratio of 0.42.

WNS has a 52-week high of 35.37 and a 52-week low of 24.82. Currently the stock is 39.52 percent higher than its low, 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 market cap of WNS is $1.76 billion. WNS will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.