Analysts See $0.37 EPS for Virtusa (VRTU); Exlservice Holdings (EXLS) Sellers Decreased By 6.37% Their Shorts

April 17, 2018 - By wolcottdaily

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Exlservice Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:EXLS) had a decrease of 6.37% in short interest. EXLS’s SI was 199,900 shares in April as released by FINRA. Its down 6.37% from 213,500 shares previously. With 157,000 avg volume, 1 days are for Exlservice Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:EXLS)’s short sellers to cover EXLS’s short positions. The SI to Exlservice Holdings Inc’s float is 0.61%. The stock increased 1.71% or $0.99 during the last trading session, reaching $58.77. About 96,524 shares traded. ExlService Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXLS) has risen 18.86% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.31% the S&P500.

Analysts expect Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ:VRTU) to report $0.37 EPS on May, 15.They anticipate $0.12 EPS change or 48.00% from last quarter’s $0.25 EPS. VRTU’s profit would be $10.89 million giving it 32.72 P/E if the $0.37 EPS is correct. After having $0.19 EPS previously, Virtusa Corporation’s analysts see 94.74% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.12% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $48.43. About 167,972 shares traded. Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ:VRTU) has risen 56.23% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 44.68% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment is 1.48 in 2017 Q4. Its the same as in 2017Q3. It is without change, as 10 investors sold ExlService Holdings, Inc. shares while 52 reduced holdings. only 34 funds opened positions while 58 raised stakes. 29.69 million shares or 1.03% less from 29.99 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Sei Invests accumulated 6,340 shares. Riverbridge Prtn Llc stated it has 895,324 shares. 24,589 are owned by Capital Impact Advsr Lc. 12,311 are owned by Capstone Invest Advisors Ltd Llc. Macquarie Grp holds 0.07% of its portfolio in ExlService Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXLS) for 701,470 shares. Nuveen Asset Mgmt Limited Liability holds 11,094 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Impax Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp invested in 0.5% or 144,596 shares. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department holds 0.01% or 26,678 shares in its portfolio. Btim stated it has 245,215 shares. M&T Savings Bank owns 6,395 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Ameritas Invest Partners Incorporated invested in 0.01% or 2,811 shares. Riverhead Management Limited Liability Com, Delaware-based fund reported 3,252 shares. Northern Trust Corp invested 0.01% of its portfolio in ExlService Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXLS). Tiaa Cref Inv Lc holds 160,449 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Hsbc Hldgs Public Limited Com holds 9,694 shares.

ExlService Holdings, Inc. provides operations management and analytics services in the United States, the United Kingdom, and internationally. The company has market cap of $2.01 billion. It operates in two divisions, Operations Management, and Analytics. It has a 42.28 P/E ratio. The Operations Management segment offers business process management services to the insurance industry in the areas of claims processing, subrogation, premium and benefit administration, agency management, account reconciliation, policy research, underwriting support, new business processing, policy servicing, premium audit, surveys, billing and collection, commercial and residential survey, and customer services.

Since October 26, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 10 sales for $3.99 million activity. Chhibbar Vishal also sold $178,860 worth of ExlService Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXLS) on Friday, March 16. de Villa Rembert had sold 1,586 shares worth $95,160. On Monday, February 26 Miglani Nalin Kumar sold $67,877 worth of ExlService Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXLS) or 1,104 shares. Kapoor Rohit sold $1.56 million worth of stock or 24,925 shares.

Among 12 analysts covering ExlService Holdings (NASDAQ:EXLS), 5 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 42% are positive. ExlService Holdings had 29 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of ExlService Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXLS) earned “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Friday, May 27. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of EXLS in report on Thursday, October 12 with “Buy” rating. Robert W. Baird maintained ExlService Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXLS) on Thursday, October 26 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy” on Thursday, September 7. The stock has “Hold” rating by Wedbush on Thursday, August 3. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, October 12. SunTrust maintained ExlService Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXLS) on Monday, October 9 with “Hold” rating. The stock of ExlService Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXLS) earned “Buy” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald on Friday, October 16. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup given on Friday, October 27. Cowen & Co initiated the shares of EXLS in report on Friday, February 19 with “Outperform” rating.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.5 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.70, from 0.8 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 7 investors sold Virtusa Corporation shares while 51 reduced holdings. 37 funds opened positions while 50 raised stakes. 24.34 million shares or 3.51% less from 25.23 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Vaughan Nelson Inv Management Lp has invested 0.38% of its portfolio in Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ:VRTU). Guggenheim Cap Lc holds 0.01% in Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ:VRTU) or 59,911 shares. Geode Ltd Liability has invested 0% in Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ:VRTU). Summit Creek Limited Liability invested in 142,422 shares or 1.18% of the stock. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans holds 899,330 shares or 0.13% of its portfolio. Moreover, Schwab Charles Invest Management has 0% invested in Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ:VRTU) for 134,348 shares. Swiss Financial Bank accumulated 0% or 48,300 shares. Sei Co accumulated 23,110 shares or 0% of the stock. Principal Finance Gru Incorporated holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ:VRTU) for 204,357 shares. Art Advsrs Limited Liability reported 0.03% of its portfolio in Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ:VRTU). Acadian Asset Limited Liability reported 28,372 shares. Hutchin Hill Lp has invested 0.12% in Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ:VRTU). Usa Portformulas Corporation holds 0.16% in Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ:VRTU) or 15,547 shares. Riverhead Capital Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp invested in 0% or 2,334 shares. California-based Clarivest Asset Limited Liability Company has invested 0% in Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ:VRTU).

Since December 12, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 16 selling transactions for $8.46 million activity. $2.03 million worth of Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ:VRTU) shares were sold by Rajgopal Raj. $475,131 worth of Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ:VRTU) shares were sold by Canekeratne Kris A. 12,500 Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ:VRTU) shares with value of $625,351 were sold by Modder Roger Keith. 17,479 shares were sold by Holler Thomas R, worth $883,273 on Thursday, March 15. DAVOLI ROBERT E sold 1,505 shares worth $68,186. On Thursday, March 15 the insider Narayanan Sundararajan sold $171,081. $698,453 worth of Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ:VRTU) was sold by Kalia Ranjan.

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