Leading up to this report, we have seen a 2.58% rise in the stock price over the last 30 days and a -0.26% decline over the past 3 months. The stock trades on a P/S of 3.01, which suggests that the shares are attractive compared with peers. QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) has risen 9.31% since January 10, 2017 and is uptrending.
Karthik Sarma decreased its stake in Cognizant Technology Solutio (CTSH) by 27.87% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating, twenty-one have assigned a buy rating and two have issued a strong buy rating to the company's stock. The institutional investor held 30,101 shares of the edp services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.18M, up from 23,570 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Srs Investment Management Llc who had been investing in Cognizant Technology Solutio for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $43.22B market cap company.
Cognizant Technology Solutions (NASDAQ:CTSH) traded up $0.09 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $73.46. The company saw 3.02 million shares trade hands over the course of the day.
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH), stock is trading $76.51 above the 52-week high and has displayed a high EPS growth of 12.30% in last 5 years. It has underperformed by 31.81% the S&P500.
Analysts await Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) to report earnings on February, 14. Therefore 72% are positive. Sallie Mae had 21 analyst reports since October 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Cantor Fitzgerald reiterated a buy rating and set a $78.00 target price on shares of Cognizant Technology Solutions in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. Jefferies maintained it with "Buy" rating and $63 target in Monday, October 10 report. As per Friday, January 6, the company rating was upgraded by Wedbush. Cowen & Co maintained it with "Buy" rating and $7500 target in Friday, July 28 report. The company was downgraded on Friday, September 30 by Citigroup. The stock of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) earned "Buy" rating by SunTrust on Thursday, September 10.
Analysts await Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) to report earnings on February, 14. RBC Capital Markets maintained Canadian Natural Resources Limited (NYSE:CNQ) rating on Thursday, June 16. (NYSE:NBL) earned "Outperform" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, November 17. GOMATAM SUMITHRA sold $576,012 worth of stock. It also increased its holding in Vanguard Index Fds (VOE) by 3,665 shares in the quarter, for a total of 26,020 shares, and has risen its stake in Ishares Inc (IEMG). After $0.08 actual EPS reported by Canadian Natural Resources Limited for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 212.50% EPS growth.
Since August 4, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 32 sales for $25.05 million activity.
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation provides information technology, activities and technology consulting, infrastructure, and business process services worldwide. Veeraraghavachary Srinivasan had sold 2,500 shares worth $180,000 on Wednesday, August 16. Hutchin Hill Capital Lp has invested 0.48% in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH). About 1.54M shares traded.
Investors sentiment increased to 1.03 in Q3 2017. 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. (NYSE:C). Millennium Llc has 3.39 million shares. Hardman Johnston Global Advisors Lc accumulated 1.89% or 611,712 shares. Gotham Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.01% in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH). Cornerstone Advsrs Inc holds 0% in SLM Corporation (NASDAQ:SLM) or 190 shares. The company was maintained on Thursday, November 9 by RBC Capital Markets. 12,368 Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) shares with value of $862,011 were sold by Breakiron-Evans Maureen. Parkside Commercial Bank & invested in 454 shares. Bridges Invest Counsel reported 6,380 shares. Webster Bank N A reported 0.55% stake. $2.27 million worth of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) was sold by Mehta Rajeev on Friday, September 1. 8,168 were reported by Comerica Securities. Icon Advisers owns 0.35% invested in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) for 68,300 shares. Tower Bridge Advsr reported 177,962 shares. Ubs Oconnor Limited Com reported 0.7% of its portfolio in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH). (NASDAQ:QCOM), 15 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 20 Hold. Therefore 55% are positive. Lockheed Martin Corporation had 69 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of SAP SE (NYSE:SAP) has "Overweight" rating given on Tuesday, September 15 by JP Morgan. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with "Neutral" on Monday, October 3. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Friday, December 2 by FBR Capital. Oppenheimer has "Buy" rating and $8000 target. Raymond James upgraded QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) on Wednesday, November 8 to "Outperform" rating. The firm had revenue of $3.46 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.49 billion. The firm has "Hold" rating by Brean Capital given on Thursday, June 9. As per Thursday, September 7, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. As per Monday, March 20, the company rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs.
Investors sentiment increased to 1.35 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.05, from 0.92 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 83 investors sold QCOM shares while 490 reduced holdings. 125 funds opened positions while 492 raised stakes. Pensionfund Dsm Netherlands invested in 0.68% or 62,400 shares. Buckingham Mngmt holds 13,429 shares. Gryphon Investment accumulated 102,889 shares. Jpmorgan Chase And Com holds 0.05% or 2.96 million shares. Teachers Retirement Sys Of The State Of Kentucky invested in 77,560 shares. Sun Life Inc owns 100 shares for 0% of their portfolio. 15,000 were reported by Water Island Cap Ltd Liability Corp. Matthews Intl Cap Management Ltd Liability Corp accumulated 3.72M shares or 11.17% of the stock. Connecticut-based Hartford Mngmt Co has invested 0% in SLM Corporation (NASDAQ:SLM). Cim Inv Mangement Incorporated, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 27,458 shares. Farmers And Merchants Investments Inc invested in 0% or 186 shares. Compton Capital Management Ri invested 0.51% of its portfolio in QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM). LMT's profit will be $1.17B for 20.30 P/E if the $4.06 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.82 actual EPS reported by QUALCOMM Incorporated for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -6.10% negative EPS growth.
Osterweis Capital Management Inc decreased Nextera Energy Inc (NYSE:NEE) stake by 9,100 shares to 291,650 valued at $42.74 million in 2017Q3.
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