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Stock Price Analysis of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH)

A positive beta indicates that the stock follows the market. 1,500 shares valued at $97,985 were sold by Kandiah Gajakarnan Vibushanan on Friday, May 19. The value of the investment in (CTSH) went from $581,664,000 to $276,377,000 a change of $305,287,000 quarter to quarter.

About 7,556 shares traded. Murphy USA Inc (NYSE:MUSA) has risen 4.83% since November 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.20% the S&P500. Pine River Capital Management L.P. raised its stake in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp.by 32.8% in the second quarter.

The Price Index is a ratio that indicates the return of a share price over a past period. The Havens Advisors Llc holds 75,600 shares with $8.95M value, up from 46,200 last quarter.

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH) now has a Return on Assets (ROA) value of 13.7 Percent. The current price is seen ranging between $73.81 and $74.66. About 149,013 shares traded. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation earnings have risen with an annualized rate of 12.3% over the last 5 years. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $82.00 price target for the company in a research report on Tuesday, October 10th. The firm has "Market Perform" rating given on Wednesday, November 23 by William Blair. The stock of Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) earned "Hold" rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, July 12. Jefferies has "Buy" rating and $81.0 target. The Price to Sales (P/S) ratio of the stock is 3.03, while P/B (Price to Book) stands at 4.01. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, June 13 by Oppenheimer. Deutsche Bank has "Buy" rating and $128 target. The stock has "Outperform" rating by Wells Fargo on Monday, October 26.

As of the end of the quarter Alliancebernstein L.P. had bought a total of 304,011 shares growing its holdings by 6.7%.

Analysts await Murphy USA Inc (NYSE:MUSA) to report earnings on February, 7. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.86 earnings per share. equities research analysts predict that Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation will post 3.35 EPS for the current year. CTSH's profit will be $518.85M for 21.09 P/E if the $0.88 EPS becomes a reality. (NASDAQ:CTSH) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Friday, August 5th.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.92 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.06, from 1.04 in 2017Q1. The stock was sold at an average price of $72.00, for a total value of $393,264.00. 65 funds opened positions while 210 raised stakes. Moreover, Richard Bernstein Advsr Lc has 0.27% invested in Stratex International plc (LON:STI) for 63,199 shares. 2,000 are held by Argent Cap Mgmt Ltd Liability Company. Seaward Mgmt Partnership has 34,794 shares for 0.21% of their portfolio. Fmr Ltd Liability accumulated 534,411 shares. M&T Bancshares, a New York-based fund reported 3,042 shares. North Star Asset invested in 1.13% or 167,392 shares.

Palladium Partners Llc decreased Intel Corp Com (NASDAQ:INTC) stake by 10,711 shares to 329,322 valued at $11.11 million in 2017Q2. Oppenheimer Asset Inc holds 0.16% or 78,126 shares. Citigroup has 6,130 shares. Raymond James Associates invested 0.06% in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON). WFG Advisors LP now owns 1,958 shares of the information technology service provider's stock valued at $130,000 after buying an additional 621 shares during the period. The Connecticut-based Mcclain Value Management Llc has invested 0.56% in the stock. Its down 0.15, from 0.91 in 2017Q1. The sales growth rate helps investors determine how strong the overall growth-orientation is for a stock or portfolio. 86 funds opened positions while 205 raised stakes. Hsbc Holdings Public Limited Co holds 1.26 million shares or 0.27% of its portfolio. Morgan Stanley accumulated 4.75M shares. The stock rose 0.35% or $0.41 reaching $118.56 per share. Scotia holds 42,304 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio.

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) closed at $74.56 by scoring 0.40%.

Among 30 analysts covering Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. Harris Associate Lp invested in 0.03% or 215,765 shares. Riggs Asset Managment reported 696 shares. Ubs Oconnor Llc invested in 390,000 shares. State Treasurer State Of Michigan stated it has 0.1% in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH). The stock of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH) earned "Neutral" rating by Goldman Sachs on Thursday, September 15. The correct version of this piece can be viewed at https://www.truebluetribune.com/2017/11/14/teacher-retirement-system-of-texas-lowers-holdings-in-cognizant-technology-solutions-corporation-ctsh.html.

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation is a professional services company. November 3 investment analysts at SunTrust Banks left the company rating at "Buy" targeting a price of $85.00. (NASDAQ:CTSH) is scheduled to be releasing its Q316 earnings data on Monday, November 7th. Buys DowDuPont Inc, Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp, Sun ..." with publication date: "October 31, 2017. Finally, Wedbush reiterated an "outperform" rating on shares of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation in a research report on Monday, September 18th. The count of Hold ratings in that period was 11. Therefore 77% are positive.

At the time of writing, Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NasdaqGS:CTSH) has a Piotroski F-Score of 6. On Thursday, November 9 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Buy". On Thursday, October 12 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with "Buy". Finally, FIL Ltd increased its position in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation by 37.7% in the 2nd quarter. Stifel Nicolaus has "Buy" rating and $115 target. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with "Buy" on Friday, August 5. Edgewood Management LLC claims 16,915,676 shares worth $1,227,063,000. Creditors will loan money at a cheaper rate to a profitable company than to an unprofitable one; consequently, profitable companies can use leverage to increase stockholders' equity even more.



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