WNS (Holdings) Limited (WNS)’s Financial Results Comparing With First Data Corporation (NYSE:FDC)

This is therefore a contrasting of the analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings and valuation in WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE:Holdings Limited) and First Data Corporation (NYSE:FDC). The two are both Business Services companies that compete with one another.

Valuation & Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
WNS (Holdings) Limited 809.10M 3.52 105.40M 1.90 27.92
First Data Corporation 8.72B 2.83 1.07B 1.05 24.21

Table 1 shows top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation of the two companies. First Data Corporation is observed to has lower earnings, but higher revenue than WNS (Holdings) Limited. When company has higher price-to-earnings means it is more expensive than its counterpart currently. WNS (Holdings) Limited has been trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than First Data Corporation, which means that it is at the moment the more expensive of the two companies.


Table 2 represents WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE:Holdings Limited) and First Data Corporation (NYSE:FDC)’s return on equity, net margins and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
WNS (Holdings) Limited 13.03% 20.8% 13.8%
First Data Corporation 12.27% 26.5% 2.3%

Volatility and Risk

A 1.09 beta indicates that WNS (Holdings) Limited is 9.00% more volatile compared to Standard and Poor’s 500. First Data Corporation’s 128.00% more volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500 volatility due to the company’s 2.28 beta.


WNS (Holdings) Limited has a Current Ratio of 2 and a Quick Ratio of 2. Competitively, First Data Corporation’s Current Ratio is 1 and has 1 Quick Ratio. WNS (Holdings) Limited’s better ability to pay short and long-term obligations than First Data Corporation.

Analyst Recommendations

The following table given below contains the ratings and recommendations for WNS (Holdings) Limited and First Data Corporation.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
WNS (Holdings) Limited 0 0 0 0.00
First Data Corporation 0 1 0 2.00

Competitively First Data Corporation has a consensus price target of $26, with potential downside of -0.38%.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

WNS (Holdings) Limited and First Data Corporation has shares owned by institutional investors as follows: 0% and 95.1%. 0.07% are WNS (Holdings) Limited’s share owned by insiders. Comparatively, 2.5% are First Data Corporation’s share owned by insiders.


In this table we show the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
WNS (Holdings) Limited 0.06% 8.9% 7.29% 4.16% 19.1% 28.77%
First Data Corporation 1.84% 3.12% 33.02% 1.8% 65.06% 50.33%

For the past year WNS (Holdings) Limited has weaker performance than First Data Corporation


WNS (Holdings) Limited beats on 9 of the 14 factors First Data Corporation.

WNS (Holdings) Limited, a business process management company, provides data, voice, analytical, and business transformation services worldwide. It operates through two segments, WNS Global BPM and WNS Auto Claims BPM. The company offers industry-specific services to clients primarily in the insurance; travel and leisure; diversified businesses, including manufacturing, retail, consumer packaged goods, media and entertainment, and telecommunications; utilities; consulting and professional services; healthcare; banking and financial services; and shipping and logistics industries. It also provides a range of services in the areas of customer interaction, finance and accounting, research and analytics, technology, legal, and human resources outsourcing services across various industries. In addition, the company offers transformation services designed to help its clients to modify their business processes to enhance productivity, and 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, such as credit hire and credit repair. WNS (Holdings) Limited was founded in 1996 and is based in Mumbai, India.

First Data Corporation provides electronic commerce solutions for merchants, financial institutions, and card issuers worldwide. It operates through three segments: Global Business Solutions, Global Financial Solutions, and Network & Security Solutions. The Global Business Solutions segment offers retail point-of-sale merchant acquiring and e-commerce services; and mobile payment services and Webstore-in-a-box solutions, as well as its cloud-based Clover point-of-sale operating system, which includes a marketplace for proprietary and third-party business applications. The Global Financial Solutions segment provides credit solutions for bank and non-bank issuers, such as credit and retail private-label card processing solutions; and licensed financial software systems, such as VisionPLUS bank processing application and lending solutions. This segment also offers a suite of related services comprising card personalization and embossing, statement printing, client service, and remittance processing services to financial institutions. The Network & Security Solutions segment offers a range of value-added solutions that include electronic funds transfer network solutions, such as debit card processing solutions; stored value network solutions; and gift solutions, and security and fraud solutions. This segment also supports online and mobile banking, and its business supporting mobile wallets. The company was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

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