WNS (Holdings) Ltd. (NYSE:WNS) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. The revenue beat is a positive sign to shareholders seeking high growth out of the company. Shares are up 3.10%.
WNS (Holdings) Ltd. Earnings Cheat Sheet
Results: Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 33.33% to $0.28 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.21 in the year-earlier quarter.
Revenue: Rose 5.56% to $113.8 million from the year-earlier quarter.
Actual vs. Wall St. Expectations: WNS (Holdings) Ltd. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.28 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.26. It beat the average revenue estimate of $112.91 million.
Quoting Management: “Our first quarter revenue performance represented 10.9% year-over-year growth, and excluding the impact of the depreciating British Pound, 12.6% growth on a constant currency* basis. We believe that as the year progresses and revenues increase, the company will be able to leverage the investments made over the past few years to drive expanding margins and profits,” said Keshav Murugesh, WNS’s Chief Executive Officer.
Key Stats (on next page)…
Revenue decreased 4.53% from $119.2 million in the previous quarter. EPS decreased 6.67% from $0.30 in the previous quarter.
Looking Forward: Analysts have a more positive outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has risen from a profit of $0.28 to a profit $0.29. For the current year, the average estimate has moved up from a profit of $1.15 to a profit of $1.18 over the last ninety days.
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