WNS (NYSE:WNS) and Spindle (OTCMKTS:SPDL) are both business services companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations and earnings.
This table compares WNS and Spindle’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares WNS and Spindle’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|WNS||$758.00 million||2.86||$86.43 million||$1.81||23.61|
WNS has higher revenue and earnings than Spindle.
Risk and Volatility
WNS has a beta of 0.72, meaning that its share price is 28% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Spindle has a beta of 1.85, meaning that its share price is 85% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
85.1% of WNS shares are held by institutional investors. 14.6% of Spindle shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for WNS and Spindle, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
WNS currently has a consensus price target of $55.43, suggesting a potential upside of 29.72%. Given WNS’s higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe WNS is more favorable than Spindle.
WNS beats Spindle on 8 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
WNS Company Profile
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.
Spindle Company Profile
Spindle, Inc. provides merchant and consumer-facing commerce solutions for small and medium-sized businesses in the United States. It offers payment processing services to merchants using its Catalyst Gateway; and acts as an agent, independent contractor, or referral partner to broker merchants that it secures to other merchant processors for ongoing fees based on processing volume. The company is based in Mesa, Arizona.
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