The Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. (CTSH) Set to Announce Earnings on Monday

Marco Green
November 15, 2017

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. The firm has "Buy" rating by Cowen & Co given on Thursday, October 12. SunTrust Banks, Inc. reiterated a "buy" rating and set a $85.00 price objective on shares of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. Northland Capital maintained the shares of STI in report on Monday, April 18 with "Buy" rating. Robert W. Baird upped their price target on Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation from $80.00 to $90.00 and gave the company an "outperform" rating in a research report on Thursday, October 19th.

Centurylink Investment Management Company decreased its stake in Murphy Usa Inc (MUSA) by 37.1% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. HWBK's SI was 6,400 shares in November as released by FINRA. The institutional investor held 373,099 shares of the edp services company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $24.77M, up from 363,767 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Monsanto Co New now has $52.19B valuation. Btim accumulated 218,347 shares or 0.23% of the stock. About 398,029 shares traded. 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. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.98 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.05, from 0.97 in 2017Q1. The value in dollars increased from $254,617,000 to $270,023,000 a change of 6.1% since the last quarter. 86 funds opened positions while 205 raised stakes. 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. Parnassus Invests Ca, a California-based fund reported 404,000 shares. Also, VP Malcolm Frank sold 1,248 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, September 6th.

Hawthorn Bancshares, Inc.is a bank holding company. Bradley Foster And Sargent Incorporated Ct has 46,166 shares for 0.12% of their portfolio. Raymond James Associates invested 0.06% in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON). New York State Common Retirement Fund holds 1.17M shares or 0.18% of its portfolio. Bamco Ny has 0.02% invested in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON). One National Association stated it has 6,849 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. 503.05 million shares or 1.75% less from 512.00 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Short-term as well long term investors always focus on the liquidity of the stocks so for that concern, liquidity measure in recent quarter results of the company was recorded 5.00 as current ratio and on the opponent side the debt to equity ratio was 0.17 and long-term debt to equity ratio also remained 0.17. Peddock Capital Limited Liability reported 0.01% stake. Credit Agricole S A holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Stratex International plc (LON:STI) for 188,690 shares. 22,390 were reported by Quantitative Systematic Strategies Ltd Limited Liability Company.

Currently, 0.30% shares of Teradyne, Inc. The stock of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH) earned "Buy" rating by Societe Generale on Monday, September 26. Therefore 17% are positive. Jason Industries had 3 analyst reports since November 2, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company had revenue of $3.77 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.77 billion. The stock of Murphy USA Inc (NYSE:MUSA) has "Equal-Weight" rating given on Friday, August 4 by Stephens. Jefferies maintained the shares of MUSA in report on Thursday, October 12 with "Buy" rating. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with "Buy" on Friday, August 5. On Tuesday, June 13 the stock rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with "Buy". On Wednesday, September 21 the stock rating was upgraded by JP Morgan to "Overweight".

Since June 1, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 sales for $4.21 million activity.

About 7,556 shares traded. The consensus analysts recommendation at this point stands at 2.00 for Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH).

Since May 15, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 10 insider sales for $2.66 million activity. Moreover, Walter Keenan Fincl Consulting Mi Adv has 0.13% invested in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH) for 3,900 shares.

How Quickly Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH)'s Sales Grew? KRISHNASWAMY VENKAT sold $302,479 worth of stock or 4,618 shares. On Monday, May 15 Middleton Sean sold $122,850 worth of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH) or 1,890 shares.

Edgewood Management LLC says it raised its stake in Cognizant Tech Sol shares by 1,443,368 shares as of the end of the last quarter. RBC Capital Markets maintained Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH) on Wednesday, July 12 with "Buy" rating.

Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd bought a new position in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The company has market cap of $44.03 billion. The Firm operates through four divisions: Financial Services, Healthcare, Manufacturing/Retail/Logistics, and Other. It has a 15.37 P/E ratio. The Financial Services segment includes customers providing banking/transaction processing, capital markets and insurance services.

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