Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (CTSH) Insider Gajakarnan Vibushanan Kandiah Sells 3000 Shares

Sunday, 14 Jan, 2018

Dana Investment Advisors Inc increased its stake in Cyrusone Inc (CONE) by 6.99% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 7,724 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $557,518.32. The institutional investor held 255,000 shares of the major pharmaceuticals company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.75M, down from 350,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Finemark National Bank & Trust who had been investing in Cognizant Technology Solutio for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $43.63 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.20% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $5.05. Heron Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:HRTX) has declined 20.92% since January 12, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 49.32% the S&P500. The Company's consulting and technology services include strategy consulting, business and activities consulting, technology strategy and change management, and program management consulting services; application design and development; systems integration; and application testing, consulting, and engineering services, as well as enterprise information management services. About 3.49M shares traded or 0.41% up from the average. The stock has a market capitalization of $44,020.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.06, a P/E/G ratio of 1.40 and a beta of 1.08. Shares dropped -0.39% to trade at $73.68 in most recent trading session. Legal And General Pcl reported 2.92M shares. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH) has risen 5.50% since January 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.20% the S&P500. Therefore 80% are positive.

Other analysts have also issued reports about the stock. The stock of Opko Health, Inc. (NYSE:ZEN) rating on Sunday, September 3. The firm has "Buy" rating by Robert W. Baird given on Thursday, October 12. On Friday, December 8 the stock rating was maintained by Evercore with "Buy". As per Wednesday, August 12, the company rating was initiated by Laidlaw. Morgan Stanley has "Equal-Weight" rating and $77 target. As per Monday, July 24, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. 11,560 shares valued at $830,705 were sold by KLEIN JOHN E on Tuesday, August 15. The rating was maintained by Barrington Research on Thursday, March 31 with "Outperform".

Investors sentiment increased to 1.14 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.10, from 1.28 in 2017Q2. Mehta Rajeev sold $2.50 million worth of stock or 34,437 shares. 25 funds opened positions while 63 raised stakes. Fil Limited holds 0.35% or 1.68 million shares. Synovus Fincl Corp invested in 0.08% or 61,361 shares. The institutional investor held 250,536 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $25.61 million, up from 246,755 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Breton Hill Cap Limited accumulated 14,599 shares. The Florida-based Asset Mngmt has invested 0.11% in Opko Health, Inc. Holderness Investments owns 4,912 shares or 0.19% of their U.S. portfolio. 33,500 were reported by Elkhorn Prtnrs Lp. Shares of AXP have uptrended 10.15% in the past three months, while the S&P 500 has moved 1.41% in that time. (NASDAQ:TTWO) for 6,000 shares. Deltec Asset Management Ltd invested in 30,000 shares. Lpl holds 0% of its portfolio in Opko Health, Inc. We have $19.76 PT which if reached, will make NASDAQ:HRTX worth $95.48 million less. Blackrock holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Opko Health, Inc. About 805,311 shares traded. Wedbush analyst M. Katri now anticipates that the information technology service provider will earn $3.38 per share for the year, up from their prior estimate of $3.37. It also reduced its holding in Amazon Com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN) by 3,647 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 242,207 shares, and cut its stake in Lowes Cos Inc (NYSE:LOW). Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) has risen 5.50% since January 11, 2017 and is uptrending. During the same quarter a year ago, the business earned $0.86 EPS. CTSH's profit will be $518.89 million for 21.02 P/E if the $0.88 EPS becomes a reality. After $-0.26 actual EPS reported by Zendesk, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 3.85% negative EPS growth. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp has a 1-year low of $51.52 and a 1-year high of $76.51.

Among 35 analysts covering Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), 29 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 77% are positive. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Friday, September 30 by Citigroup. Guggenheim initiated the shares of ZEN in report on Thursday, April 13 with "Buy" rating. Needham & Company LLC upgraded Cognizant Technology Solutions from a "buy" rating to a "strong-buy" rating and upped their price target for the stock from $78.00 to $90.00 in a report on Wednesday, November 1st.

Analysts await Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) to report earnings on February, 14. Oppenheimer reiterated a "buy" rating and set a $80.00 target price on shares of Cognizant Technology Solutions in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. (NYSE:ZEN) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, October 12 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, November 2 by Credit Suisse. Bank of America downgraded the shares of CTSH in report on Tuesday, November 22 to "Underperform" rating. With the existing current ratio, Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation is more than equipped to confront its liabilities with its assets. Its up 0.27, from 0.76 in 2017Q2. Engineers Gate Manager L P has 0.06% invested in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) for 10,087 shares. 99 funds opened positions while 244 raised stakes. Icon Advisers Inc. Co. now owns 68,300 shares of the information technology service provider's stock valued at $4,535,000 after buying an additional 4,600 shares during the period.

Alan Fournier decreased its stake in Cognizant Technology Solutio (CTSH) by 20.91% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. First Long Island Invsts Ltd Liability reported 173,324 shares. Arga Invest LP owns 0.75% invested in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) for 87,500 shares. Dana Investment Advisors Inc bought 13,354 shares as the company's stock rose 15.46% with the market. Hendershot Investments reported 115,589 shares.