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How to buy WNS (WNS) stock

Learn how to easily invest in WNS stock.

WNS (Holdings) Limited
NYSE: WNS - USD
SPECIALTY BUSINESS SERVICES
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WNS (Holdings) Limited is a specialty business services business based in the US. WNS shares (WNS) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. WNS employs 46,918 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

How to buy shares in WNS

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  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – WNS – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
  6. Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.

WNS stock price (NYSE: WNS)

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WNS shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-23.
Latest market close$74.08
52-week range$57.06 - $83.57
50-day moving average $79.42
200-day moving average $74.43
Wall St. target price$85.11
PE ratio 36.7927
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $2.20

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WNS price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $74.08 from 2021-05-26

1 week (2021-07-15) N/A
1 month (2021-06-25) -8.69%
3 months (2021-04-26) 1.41%
6 months (2021-01-22) N/A
1 year (2020-07-22) N/A
2 years (2019-07-22) N/A
3 years (2018-07-22) N/A
5 years (2016-07-22) N/A

Is WNS under- or over-valued?

Valuing WNS stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of WNS's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

WNS's P/E ratio

WNS's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 37x. In other words, WNS shares trade at around 37x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

WNS's PEG ratio

WNS's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.5671. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into WNS's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

WNS's EBITDA

WNS's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $177.1 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a WNS's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

WNS financials

Revenue TTM $958 million
Operating margin TTM 15.48%
Gross profit TTM $325.4 million
Return on assets TTM 9.11%
Return on equity TTM 18.33%
Profit margin 11.96%
Book value $13.06
Market capitalisation $3.9 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting WNS shares

There are currently 272,848 WNS shares held short by investors – that's known as WNS's "short interest". This figure is 5.1% down from 287,475 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting WNS shares can be evaluated.

WNS's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

WNS's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of WNS shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of WNS shares traded daily (recently around 225494.21487603). WNS's SIR currently stands at 1.21. In other words for every 100,000 WNS shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1210 shares are currently held short.

However WNS's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of WNS shares, or, against the total number of tradable WNS shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case WNS's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 WNS shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0066% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable WNS shares, roughly 7 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against WNS.

Find out more about how you can short WNS stock.

WNS share dividends

We're not expecting WNS to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

WNS share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, WNS's shares have ranged in value from as little as $57.06 up to $83.57. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

WNS.US volatility(beta: 1.41)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while WNS's is 1.4119. This would suggest that WNS's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

WNS overview

WNS (Holdings) Limited, a business process management (BPM) company, provides data, voice, analytical, and business transformation services worldwide. The company operates through two segments, WNS Global BPM and WNS Auto Claims BPM. It offers industry-specific services to clients primarily in insurance; diversified businesses, including manufacturing, retail, consumer packaged goods, media and entertainment, and telecom; travel and leisure; healthcare; utilities; shipping and logistics; consulting and professional services; and banking and financial services. It also provides a range of services, such as finance and accounting, customer experience, research and analytics, technology, legal, and human resources outsourcing services. In addition, the company offers transformation services designed to allow its clients to enhance productivity, manage changes in the business environment, and leverage business knowledge to increase market competitiveness. Further, it provides claims handling and repair management services for automobile repairs through a network of third-party repair centers; and a suite of accident management services comprising credit hire and repair. The company was founded in 1996 and is based in Mumbai, India.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of WNS is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.067% of WNS shares are held by insiders and 112.32% by institutions.
How many people work for WNS?
Latest data suggests 46,918 work at WNS.
When does the fiscal year end for WNS?
WNS's fiscal year ends in March.
Where is WNS based?
WNS's address is: Godrej & Boyce Complex, Mumbai, India, 400079
What is WNS's ISIN number?
WNS's international securities identification number is: US92932M1018
What is WNS's CUSIP number?
WNS's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 92932M101

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