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.
WNS was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 42, implying potential capital gains of 21.28 percent. The minimum price target given was 37, implying potential capital losses of 6.84 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.
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. 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.
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 4 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 6 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.
WNS has an estimated earnings growth rate of 99.91 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is 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. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of WNS is 0.42.
In the trailing 52-weeks, WNS hit 35.37 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 24.82. Today's price is 39.52 percent above the 52-week low, and 2.09 percent lower than its 52-week high. WNS has a price/earnings 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.