Research Report For Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH)

6,529,855 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 3,730,000. The information technology service provider reported $0.93 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.82 by $0.11. Tandem Investment Advisors Inc. now owns 17,359 shares of the information technology service provider's stock valued at $1,153,000 after purchasing an additional 419 shares in the last quarter. For shareholders, given the total diluted outstanding shares of 592 million, this means overall earnings per share of 0.84.

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH) saw 695 million in free cash flow last quarter, representing a quarterly net change in cash of 420 million. It has underperformed by 11.20% the S&P500.

Ashmore Group Plc decreased its stake in Pampa Energia S A (PAM) by 27.75% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Veritas Investment Management LLP now owns 713,392 shares of the information technology service provider's stock worth $47,373,000 after buying an additional 61,105 shares in the last quarter. The hedge fund held 369,403 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $7.04 million, up from 292,380 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Meridian Management Co who had been investing in Cognizant Technology Solutio for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $44.69 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.37% or $0.28 during the last trading session, reaching $74.88. About 882,923 shares traded. It is down 0.00% since February 9, 2017 and is. It has underperformed by 0.14% the S&P500. Adams Diversified Equity Fund reported 0.79% stake.

Ratings analysis reveals 0 of Ashford Hospitality Trust's analysts are positive. Therefore 30% are positive.

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CTSH has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. The company was maintained on Tuesday, March 15 by Jefferies. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, August 3 by Oppenheimer. The rating was maintained by Monness Crespi & Hardt with "Buy" on Thursday, November 5. (NYSE:ZTS) on Friday, September 11 to "Outperform" rating. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 12 by BMO Capital Markets. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, January 18 by Citigroup. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with "Outperform" rating in Friday, February 9 report. The rating was initiated by Loop Capital on Tuesday, January 10 with "Hold". Finally, Barclays increased their target price on shares of Cognizant Technology Solutions from $86.00 to $88.00 and gave the company an "overweight" rating in a research report on Thursday.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.25 in Q3 2017. The moving average is also popular as it can be used as a center point to help investors and traders quickly identify selling and buying opportunities. Blair William Com Il reported 17,669 shares. Hsbc Public Limited Co has 1.08M shares. Glenmede Na invested in 113,362 shares. Globeflex Cap LP has invested 0.19% of its portfolio in BJ's Restaurants, Inc. It also increased its holding in Starbucks Corp (NASDAQ:SBUX) by 155,230 shares in the quarter, for a total of 867,279 shares, and has risen its stake in Mohawk Industries Inc (NYSE:MHK). Now trading with a market value of 46.18B, the company has a mix of catalysts and obstacles that spring from the nature of its operations. 59,236 are owned by Brown Brothers Harriman And Company. California Pub Employees Retirement holds 1.41 million shares or 0.15% of its portfolio. Cohen Lawrence B, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 67,691 shares. Buckingham Cap stated it has 13,429 shares. Genesis Asset Managers LLP boosted its holdings in shares of Cognizant Technology Solutions by 92.3% during the fourth quarter. The institutional investor held 10,509 shares of the edp services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $762,000, down from 21,022 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Nelson Van Denburg Campbell Wealth Grp Limited Liability Corporation owns 1,581 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio.

Banque Pictet & Cie Sa, which manages about $4.42 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Biogen Inc (NASDAQ:BIIB) by 2,020 shares to 21,920 shares, valued at $6.86M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. Moreover, Northwest Counselors Ltd Liability has 0.01% invested in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) for 402 shares. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp has a 52-week low of $45.44 and a 52-week high of $73.00. Finally, Morgan Stanley lifted their target price on Cognizant Technology Solutions from $77.00 to $84.00 and gave the stock an "equal weight" rating in a report on Monday. Hexavest Inc bought 25,319 shares as the company's stock rose 18.89% with the market. Ancora Advisors Ltd Co holds 0.18% of its portfolio in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) for 41,653 shares. (NASDAQ:BJRI) on Thursday, October 20 with "Sell" rating. Of the 24 analysts surveyed by Reuters that track MDT 10 of them rate its stock a hold. Harvest Cap Management Inc holds 0.12% of its portfolio in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) for 4,140 shares. On Wednesday, January 11 the stock rating was downgraded by Robert W. Baird to "Neutral". The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Sunday, October 29 with "Buy".

Since August 10, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 38 insider sales for $57.98 million activity. The insider GOMATAM SUMITHRA sold 8,000 shares worth $592,000.

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On 1/18/2018 Chandrasekaran Ramakrishnan, Vice Chairman, sold 25,000 with an average share price of $77.00 per share and the total transaction amounting to $1,925,000.00. Shaheen Allen had sold 2,358 shares worth $165,525 on Tuesday, September 5. The insider Middleton Sean sold $2,351.

The consensus recommendation - averaging the work of 31 analysts - of 1.9 for Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH) points to bullish case. Another trade for 12,500 shares valued at $942,113 was made by McLoughlin Karen on Tuesday, January 16.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.05 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.27, from 0.76 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 15 investors sold EPZM shares while 22 reduced holdings. 99 funds opened positions while 244 raised stakes. Mackenzie reported 43,751 shares. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Markston Intll Ltd Liability Corp accumulated 5.86% or 370,683 shares. (NYSE:MRK). Stearns Financial Gru reported 8,805 shares or 0.14% of all its holdings. (NYSE:MRK) for 3.08 million shares.

Ironwood Investment Management Llc holds 1.12% of its portfolio in Ashford Hospitality Trust, Inc. for 239,550 shares. Eulav Asset Mgmt reported 37,000 shares. However, at the Wall Street, the shares for the company has been tagged a $83.72 price target, indicating that the shares will rally 11.39% from its current levels. $182,500 worth of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) was sold by Veeraraghavachary Srinivasan. Selway Asset Management owns 62,275 shares or 2.61% of their United States portfolio. Td Asset Management Incorporated, a Ontario - Canada-based fund reported 233,104 shares.

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