WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE: WNS) Price Target Increased at Robert W. Baird

WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE: WNS) had its price target raised by equities researchers at Robert W. Baird from $35.00 to $37.00. The company currently has a rating of Outperform on the stock. A number of other analysts have issued reports on the company in recent days, and the company has earned a consensus one-year price target of $34.50, higher than the opening price of $29.96, a difference of 11.57 percent. WNS (Holdings) Limited stock has a 52-week high of $34.37.

U.S. stocks finished higher Thursday, near their intra-day highs.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.99% closed up 177.71 points, or 1%, at 18,212.48, led by a 3.4% surge in shares of Apple Inc. AAPL, +3.40%

All 30 of the Dow components finished in the green.

The S&P 500 index SPX, +1.01% wrapped up 21.49 points, or 1%, to 2,147.26, and all the large-cap gauge’s sectors ended higher, topped by a 1.7% rise in the tech sector and a 1.1% gain in health-care shares

Typically, after analysts publish an “initiating coverage” report on a stock, they will subsequently issue periodic updates.

Shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE: WNS) opened at $29.96 yesterday and traded in a range between, $29.80 and $30.25, and last traded at $29.83, which represents a change of $ -0.07 over the previous closing price.

WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE: WNS) now has a market cap of 1.52B

The stocks average daily volume is 227,962 shares out of a total float 45,024,000 and some 104,782 shares traded hands yesterday, 109 percent lower than normal. Look for trading volume to pick up in the coming days as swing traders often use upticks in trading volume to identify heavy volume accumulation or distribution by institutional investors.

While increased trading for short periods will not mean much will not mean much, however, a trend of heavy trading volume on the buy side over a period of days or weeks sends a positive signal to market traders that institutions may be moving in, so institutional sponsorship is very important.

Institutional sponsorship simply refers to ownership of a stock by mutual funds, banks, pension funds and other large institutions.

Professional investors such as these retain substantial teams of analysts that research thousands of stocks. Thus, watching their interests is a good way to ensure you are buying the right stocks.

By tracking the activity of these professional investors—and the moving averages they affect—it allows for traders to make more effective decisions on trades.

With that in mind WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE: WNS) now has a 50-day MA is $29.38 and 200-day MA is $29.63, and it has traded in a 52-week range between $25.01 – 34.37 and today’s last price is -13.21 percent off the 52 week high of $34.37.

Indeed, earnings growth is among the most important things to look in regards to stock investing and, accordingly, investors seek companies who have been successful at growing their earnings by at least 25 percent over a 3 year period.

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