Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH) Given Coverage Optimism Score of 0.14

The firm has "Buy" rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Thursday, August 3. The rating was downgraded by Bank of America on Wednesday, April 26 to "Neutral". The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, August 4 by Roth Capital. The stock of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:ASYS) earned "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, November 20. Jefferies has "Hold" rating and $50.0 target. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation has had 63 insider trades in the last 3 months, including 0 open market buys and 63 sells. Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank acquired 5,491 shares as Cognizant Technology Solutio (CTSH)'s stock rose 12.87%.

The average Wall Street analyst rating for Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation is Strong Buy, according to the average of 21 analyst scores. The stock rose 0.37% or $0.55 reaching $148.32 per share. About shares traded. Hexcel Corporation (NYSE:HXL) has risen 15.53% since October 12, 2016 and is uptrending. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH) has risen 5.50% since October 12, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.20% the S&P500.

Alan Fournier decreased its stake in Cognizant Technology Solutio (CTSH) by 28.33% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Shaheen Allen had sold 4,186 shares worth $282,815 on Tuesday, June 6. Diageo Plc (NYSE:DEO) was reduced too. (NASDAQ:CTSH), 20 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $82.00 target price for the company in a report on Tuesday. As per Thursday, October 12, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. Needham maintained it with "Buy" rating and $70 target in Tuesday, February 9 report. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Tuesday, January 10 by Loop Capital. UBS downgraded the stock to "Sell" rating in Thursday, August 18 report. The company was upgraded on Monday, November 7 by Sandler O'Neill.

Looking at insider trading can give great insight into how Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) is performing. On Monday, October 3 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with "Neutral". Finally, CENTRAL TRUST Co grew its stake in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation by 0.5% during the 2nd quarter.

A stock rating usually tells investors how well a stock's market value relates to what analysts think is a fair value for the stock, based on an independent evaluation of the company.

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Since April 28, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 20 sales for $8.33 million activity. The Trb Advisors Lp holds 195,000 shares with $28.08 million value, up from 17,500 last quarter. Middleton Sean had sold 1,890 shares worth $122,850 on Monday, May 15. Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America grew its stake in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation by 1.2% during the 1st quarter.

More notable recent Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH) news were published by: Nytimes.com which released: "US Justice, State Departments Join Forces to Probe Companies Abusing Visa Programs" on October 11, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: "Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTSH) Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript" published on August 03, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: "Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTSH) Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript" on May 05, 2017. Harvest Cap Mgmt stated it has 0.11% in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH). The stock was sold at an average price of $72.00, for a total transaction of $576,000.00.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.76 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.29, from 1.96 in 2017Q1. It dived, as 53 investors sold CTSH shares while 330 reduced holdings. The firm experienced a fall in short interest of -1.89% as of the latest report on September 15, 2017. Creative Planning reported 0.01% stake. Brown Advisory Llc holds 0.21% or 13,797 shares. Ameritas Investment Prtn holds 0% of its portfolio in Rosetta Stone Inc (NYSE:RST) for 1,504 shares. However, the institutional investors are observed to own 92.20% of the total shares. Bb&T Securities Llc, a Virginia-based fund reported 58,089 shares. 293,060 are owned by Johnson Invest Counsel Inc. Pinnacle Assocs Limited invested 0.79% of its portfolio in Hexcel Corporation (NYSE:HXL). Advisor Limited Com holds 0.17% in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH) or 11,079 shares. Alexandria Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0% in Icahn Enterprises LP (NASDAQ:IEP). The legal version of this piece can be read at https://baseballnewssource.com/markets/cognizant-technology-solutions-corporation-ctsh-rating-reiterated-by-royal-bank-of-canada/1703644.html. IMMELT JEFFREY R bought 100,000 shares worth $2.81M. Fidelity National Inc holds 2.09% or 338,900 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Univest Of Pennsylvania has 1.87% invested in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH) for 66,947 shares. Oak Ridge Limited Liability owns 169,645 shares for 0.36% of their portfolio.

Amtech Systems, Inc.is engaged in the manufacture of capital equipment, including thermal processing, silicon wafer handling automation and related consumables used in fabricating solar cells, Light Emitting Diode and semiconductor devices. The company has market cap of $219.96 million. The Manufacturing/Retail/Logistics segment includes manufacturers, retailers, travel and other hospitality customers, as well as customers providing logistics services. It has a 23.75 P/E ratio. Its outsourcing services include application maintenance, IT infrastructure services and business process services. Its up 0.04, from 0.64 in 2017Q1. 8 funds opened positions while 27 raised stakes. 71,642 were accumulated by Millennium Mngmt Limited Liability.

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