WNS (NYSE:WNS) and Protagenic Therapeutics (OTCMKTS:PTIX) are both business services companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, earnings, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.
This table compares WNS and Protagenic Therapeutics’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Insider & Institutional Ownership
94.9% of WNS shares are held by institutional investors. 41.0% of Protagenic Therapeutics shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares WNS and Protagenic Therapeutics’ gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|WNS||$809.10 million||3.80||$105.43 million||$2.25||27.16|
|Protagenic Therapeutics||N/A||N/A||-$2.56 million||N/A||N/A|
WNS has higher revenue and earnings than Protagenic Therapeutics.
Volatility & Risk
WNS has a beta of 1.15, indicating that its stock price is 15% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Protagenic Therapeutics has a beta of -7.31, indicating that its stock price is 831% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for WNS and Protagenic Therapeutics, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
WNS currently has a consensus price target of $69.60, indicating a potential upside of 13.87%. Given WNS’s higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe WNS is more favorable than Protagenic Therapeutics.
WNS beats Protagenic Therapeutics on 10 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
WNS (Holdings) Limited, a business process management company, together with its subsidiaries, 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 insurance; travel and leisure; diversified businesses, including manufacturing, retail, consumer packaged goods, media and entertainment, and telecommunication; utilities; consulting and professional services; healthcare; banking and financial services; and shipping and logistics industries. It also provides shared services, such as customer interaction, finance and accounting, research and analytics, technology, legal, and human resources outsourcing services. In addition, the company offers transformation services designed to help its clients to modify their business processes to enhance productivity, as well as 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.
About Protagenic Therapeutics
Protagenic Therapeutics, Inc., a biotechnology company, engages in the discovery and development of therapeutics to treat central nervous system disorders. Its lead drug candidate is PT00114, which is in clinical proof-of-concept studies for the treatment-resistant depression and/or post-traumatic stress disorder. The company is based in New York, New York.
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