Acquires 69151 Shares of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH)

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The stock decreased 2.41% or $0.9 during the last trading session, reaching $36.4. The stock trades on a P/S of 4.63, which suggests that the shares are attractive compared with peers. It has underperformed by 11.02% the S&P500.

Wedgewood Partners Inc decreased Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTSH) stake by 18.72% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. A-R-T- Advisors Llc who had been investing in Cognizant Technology Solutio for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $45.23 billion market cap company. During the same period past year, the business posted $0.86 earnings per share. The stock increased 0.30% or $0.22 during the last trading session, reaching $73.98. About 5,247 shares traded.

Harrington Investments INC acquired a new position in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH) in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). It has underperformed by 11.20% the S&P500.

Among 20 analysts covering Dominion Midstream (NYSE:D), 11 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 8 Hold. YRC Worldwide Inc had 15 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned "Corporate" rating on Wednesday, October 19 by N+1 Singer. Berenberg has "Buy" rating and $85 target. The stock of BJ's Restaurants, Inc. Nomura maintained Apple Inc. The rating was maintained by Shore Capital on Wednesday, May 10 with "Not Rated". (NASDAQ:BJRI) has "Sell" rating given on Tuesday, January 16 by Barclays Capital. The stock of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, August 3 by Oppenheimer. The stock has "Hold" rating by Piper Jaffray on Friday, July 28.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.77 in 2017 Q3. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Lsv Asset Mngmt stated it has 1.64 million shares or 0.42% of all its holdings. It also reduced its holding in Automatic Data Processing (NASDAQ:ADP) by 43,499 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 6,181 shares, and cut its stake in Usaa Tax Exempt Intermediate Term Fund (USATX). The Massachusetts-based Par Capital Management Inc has invested 1.91% in the stock. Geode Cap Management holds 5.80M shares. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Seatown Hldgs Pte Limited owns 46,116 shares.

Since December 15, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $149,848 activity. Brown Advisory Securities Lc stated it has 13,797 shares. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 621,643 shares of the company's stock, valued at $44,783,161.72. 487.81 million shares or 3.03% less from 503.05 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Rhumbline Advisers holds 989,132 shares. Globeflex Cap LP has invested 0.19% of its portfolio in BJ's Restaurants, Inc. Fmr Limited Liability Corp reported 0% in American Financial Group, Inc. Jaffetilchin Investment Prtn Ltd Company holds 5,022 shares. Prudential invested 0% in BJ's Restaurants, Inc.

United Asset Strategies Inc increased Xerox Corp stake by 9,367 shares to 25,978 valued at $865,000 in 2017Q3.

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Beating the market is no easy task, and many veteran investors would echo that sentiment. Its up 0.27, from 0.76 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 37 investors sold CTSH shares while 296 reduced holdings. 99 funds opened positions while 244 raised stakes. About 54.39M shares traded or 72.61% up from the average.

Cowen & Co. analyst Bryan Bergin reiterated a Buy rating on Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) today and set a price target of $90. Stoneridge Invest Prns Llc has 0.48% invested in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) for 42,101 shares. HL Financial Services LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Cognizant Technology Solutions by 3.1% during the 4th quarter. Forte Limited Liability Co Adv holds 0.71% or 30,725 shares. Axiom International Limited Liability Company De accumulated 0% or 2,783 shares.

We also note that Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NasdaqGS:CTSH) has a Shareholder Yield of 0.034578 and a Shareholder Yield (Mebane Faber) of 0.03741. Cohen Lawrence B, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 67,691 shares. Employees Retirement Sys Of Ohio holds 423,088 shares. Rothschild Investment Il holds 0.08% or 5,500 shares.

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (CTSH) jumped 5.8% or $4.29 to $78.14 after the professional services provider reported revenues in the fourth-quarter ending in December advanced 10.6% from a year ago to $3.8 billion. "Takes Over #24 Spot From Roper ..." published on January 26, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: "Cognizant Technology Solutions' (CTSH) CEO Francisco D'Souza on Q3 2017 ..." on November 01, 2017. Therefore 66% are positive.

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. engages in the provision of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Friday, October 14 by Imperial Capital. High growth rates in EPS are more reliable in the case of "matured companies" which has experienced a complete economic cycle of expansion and contraction, through a bear market phase and a bull run. N+1 Singer maintained Oxford Metrics plc (LON:OMG) on Tuesday, June 27 with "Corporate" rating. On Friday, September 30 the stock rating was downgraded by Argus Research to "Hold". On Thursday, April 13 the stock rating was upgraded by SunTrust to "Buy". The rating was maintained by Needham with "Buy" on Thursday, August 6. Needham maintained the shares of CTSH in report on Tuesday, November 8 with "Buy" rating. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, October 6 with "Buy". Enterprise Fincl Serv has 0.21% invested in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH). Thrivent For Lutherans has 0.01% invested in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH). Panmure Gordon has "Buy" rating and GBX 81 target.

Since August 10, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 38 selling transactions for $57.98 million activity. The insider Middleton Sean sold 479 shares worth $34,205. Also, insider Chandrasekaran Ramakrishnan sold 25,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Monday, January 22nd. Mehta Rajeev sold 32,000 shares worth $2.30M. On Thursday, September 7 Lennox James Patrick sold $123,456 worth of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) or 1,725 shares.

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