WNS (Holdings) Limited, a business process management (BPM) company, provides data, voice, analytical, and business transformation services worldwide. More Details
No risks detected for WNS from our risk checks.
Excellent balance sheet with questionable track record.
Share Price & News
How has WNS (Holdings)'s share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: WNS is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: WNS's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: WNS underperformed the US IT industry which returned 28.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: WNS underperformed the US Market which returned 20.9% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is WNS (Holdings)'s share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StIf You Had Bought WNS (Holdings) (NYSE:WNS) Shares Five Years Ago You'd Have Earned 116% Returns
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StIs WNS (Holdings) (NYSE:WNS) Likely To Turn Things Around?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StWNS (Holdings) Limited Just Beat Analyst Forecasts, And Analysts Have Been Updating Their Predictions
Is WNS (Holdings) undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: WNS ($69.43) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($34.11)
Significantly Below Fair Value: WNS is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: WNS is good value based on its PE Ratio (33.1x) compared to the US IT industry average (35.9x).
PE vs Market: WNS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (33.1x) compared to the US market (19.7x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: WNS is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.8x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: WNS is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (5.2x) compared to the US IT industry average (4x).
How is WNS (Holdings) forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 10 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: WNS's forecast earnings growth (18% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: WNS's earnings (18% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (22% per year).
High Growth Earnings: WNS's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: WNS's revenue (7.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: WNS's revenue (7.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: WNS's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (16.6%).
How has WNS (Holdings) performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: WNS has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: WNS's current net profit margins (11.4%) are lower than last year (13.5%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: WNS's earnings have grown by 18.8% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: WNS's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: WNS had negative earnings growth (-8.9%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the IT industry average (3.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: WNS's Return on Equity (15.5%) is considered low.
How is WNS (Holdings)'s financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: WNS's short term assets ($475.3M) exceed its short term liabilities ($176.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: WNS's short term assets ($475.3M) exceed its long term liabilities ($209.3M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: WNS's debt to equity ratio (3.7%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if WNS's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: WNS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (848.7%).
Interest Coverage: WNS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (11.8x coverage).
What is WNS (Holdings) current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate WNS's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate WNS's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if WNS's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if WNS's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of WNS's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Keshav Murugesh (56 yo)
Mr. Keshav R. Murugesh has been Group Chief Executive Officer of WNS (Holdings) Ltd., since February 10, 2010. Mr. Murugesh serves as Chief Executive Officer of WNS Global Services Private Limited. He serv...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Keshav's total compensation ($USD3.22M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.17M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Keshav's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Group CEO & Director||10.67yrs||US$3.22m||1.3% |
|Group Chief Financial Officer||7.25yrs||US$1.14m||0.11% |
|Chief Operating Officer||1.83yrs||US$1.04m||0.096% |
|Chief People Officer||no data||US$1.01m||0.11% |
|Co-Founder||13.83yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Finance & Accounting Services||2.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Technology Officer||no data||no data||no data|
|Executive VP of Finance & Head of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|General Counsel||no data||no data||no data|
|Global Head of Marketing & Communications and Corporate Business Development||7.08yrs||no data||no data|
|Business Unit Head of Banking & Financial Services||no data||no data||no data|
|Executive VP & Head of Sales||12.42yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: WNS's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.2 years average tenure).
|Group CEO & Director||10.67yrs||US$3.22m||1.3% |
|Co-Founder||13.83yrs||no data||no data|
|Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board||6.83yrs||US$160.00k||0.17% |
|Independent Director||3.08yrs||US$70.00k||0.015% |
|Independent Director||6.83yrs||US$90.00k||0.048% |
|Independent Director||0.75yr||US$8.99k||no data|
|Independent Director||6.17yrs||US$70.00k||0.075% |
|Independent Director||5.5yrs||US$71.93k||0.040% |
|Independent Director||6.83yrs||US$100.00k||0.028% |
|Independent Director||3.33yrs||US$70.00k||0.022% |
Experienced Board: WNS's board of directors are considered experienced (6.5 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
WNS (Holdings) Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: WNS (Holdings) Limited
- Ticker: WNS
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1996
- Industry: Data Processing and Outsourced Services
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: US$3.471b
- Shares outstanding: 49.99m
- Website: https://www.wns.com
Number of Employees
- WNS (Holdings) Limited
- Godrej & Boyce Complex
- Gate 4
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|WNS||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||SPONS ADR EA REPR 1 ORD SHS||US||USD||Jul 2006|
|W9N||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||SPONS ADR EA REPR 1 ORD SHS||DE||EUR||Jul 2006|
|WNS N||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||SPONS ADR EA REPR 1 ORD SHS||MX||MXN||Jul 2006|
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 ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/11/29 23:24|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/11/27 00:00|
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