Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (CTSH) Stake Raised by Swiss National Bank

Wednesday, 11 Oct, 2017

CTSH's mean recommendation on Reuter's scale slipped from 2.12 thirty days ago to 1.97 now, which indicates a buy consensus from the analyst community. Kentucky Retirement Sys Insur Tru Fund reported 16,131 shares. The stock has a market cap of $43.71 billion, a P/E ratio of 23.74 and a beta of 1.12. The stock increased 0.82% or $0.6 on October 6, reaching $73.8.

Shares of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH) traded up 0.65% during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $66.44. Middleton Sean sold $117,180 worth of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH) on Friday, May 5. It has underperformed by 11.20% the S&P500. The Return on Invested Capital is a ratio that determines whether a company is profitable or not. The company's stock had a trading volume of 1,277,181 shares. Investors who are keeping close eye on the stock of Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc.

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It is down 308.65% since October 9, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 13.73% the S&P500.

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation most recently reported earnings per share (EPS) of $0.93 for the June 2017 versus $0.87 in the same quarter past year, representing 7% growth. The company's quarterly EPS surprised Wall Street by as much as 3% to the upside in its last earnings announcement, so investors should note this tendency when assessing consensus estimates. This translates into $502.02 million profit for CTSH giving the stock a 21.73 P/E. On Thursday, May 25 KRISHNASWAMY VENKAT sold $280,693 worth of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH) or 4,205 shares.

Since April 28, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 20 selling transactions for $8.33 million activity.

This is the current Price divided by Cash Flow Per Share for the trailing twelve months. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation has a 52-week low of $49.35 and a 52-week high of $74.10. Weiss Multi owns 0.08% invested in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH) for 29,344 shares. The stock of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH) earned "Neutral" rating by Wedbush on Friday, September 9. The insider CHINTAMANENI RAMAKRISHNA PRASAD sold $361,800. $62,841 worth of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH) was sold by Kandiah Gajakarnan Vibushanan.

Investors sentiment increased to 2.33 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.15, from 0.91 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 1 investors sold Good Times Restaurants Inc. shares while 2 reduced holdings.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. The funds in our partner's database now have: 503.05 million shares, down from 512.00 million shares in 2017Q1. Sit Investment Associates Inc. now owns 147,060 shares of the information technology service provider's stock worth $7,016,000 after buying an additional 10,580 shares during the period. Brandywine Limited Liability Com owns 0.23% invested in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH) for 531,718 shares. Moreover, Cambridge Company has 0.69% invested in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH). Finally, Berenberg Bank raised shares of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and lifted their price objective for the company from $65.00 to $85.00 in a report on Tuesday, August 8th. Everence Incorporated reported 8,415 shares stake. With an institutional ownership near 92.2%, it carries an earnings per share ratio of 3.12. Vision Mgmt has 53,666 shares. 113,296 are held by Addenda. The stock's Dividend Yield stands at 0.81%. Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America now owns 2,351 shares of the information technology service provider's stock valued at $140,000 after purchasing an additional 27 shares in the last quarter.

Pioneer Investment Management Inc increased Cognizant Technology Solut (CTSH) stake by 3.13% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing.

In related news, insider Sumithra Gomatam sold 8,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Tuesday, September 26th. At $40, Earn 2.2% Using Options" with publication date: "June 16, 2017. CLSA downgraded the shares of CTSH in report on Wednesday, September 14 to "Underperform" rating.

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NasdaqGS:CTSH) has a Price to Book ratio of 4.157965.

Analysts have given a mean recommendation of 3.00 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range). On Wednesday, July 20 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with "Buy". The stock has "Hold" rating by Loop Capital on Tuesday, January 10. As per Thursday, January 26, the company rating was maintained by FBR Capital. (NASDAQ:GTIM) has "Sell" rating given on Friday, August 14 by Zacks. On Thursday, April 13 the stock rating was upgraded by SunTrust to "Buy". The rating was maintained by Needham with "Buy" on Tuesday, February 9. Peninsula Asset Mngmt holds 52,933 shares or 1.49% of its portfolio. (NYSE:T) were released by: Prnewswire.com and their article: "AT&T Partner Exchange Expands Product Portfolio to Boost Solution Provider ..." published on October 10, 2017 as well as Investorplace.com's news article titled: "Why Investor Bullishness About AT&T Inc". Therefore 81% are positive. Shake Shack had 33 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Buy" rating by Monness Crespi & Hardt given on Thursday, November 5.

In the most updated research from a number of analysts on Wall Street, the company gets 22 Buys and 0 Sell among 32 analysts. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Thursday, September 15 by Goldman Sachs.