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 highest price target was 42, implying potential capital gains of 21.28 percent. The minimum price target given was 37, implying a possible loss of 6.84 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.
In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -3.19 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -1.02 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.05 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 1.82 percent.
Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 4 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 6 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.
The growth rate of WNS's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 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, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, 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 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 market cap of WNS is $1.76 billion. WNS's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.