Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH) Rating Reiterated by Jefferies Group LLC

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The hedge fund run by Alan Fournier held 1.08M shares of the edp services company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $71.39M, down from 1.50M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation earned a media sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern's scale. The stock decreased 3.80% or $0.39 during the last trading session, reaching $9.87.

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ CTSH) opened at 73.60 on Thursday. It has underperformed by 11.20% the S&P500.

Regions Financial Corp increased its stake in Aon Plc (AON) by 78.88% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. They expect $0.85 earnings per share, up 4.94% or $0.04 from last year's $0.81 per share. The company has market cap of $9.13 billion. Blackhawk Network Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:HAWK) has risen 34.41% since October 12, 2016 and is uptrending.

Since April 28, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 20 sales for $8.33 million activity. CHATTERJEE DEBASHIS sold 690 shares worth $46,230. Markston Int Limited Co owns 2,500 shares. Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America increased its position in shares of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation by 1.2% during the first quarter. CHINTAMANENI RAMAKRISHNA PRASAD sold $3.19 million worth of stock.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.76 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.09, from 1.26 in 2017Q1. Royal Bank Of Canada restated a "buy" rating and set a $77.00 target price on shares of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation in a report on Sunday. Bridgeway, a Texas-based fund reported 239,592 shares. Berenberg Bank upgraded Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation from a hold rating to a buy rating and boosted their target price for the stock from $65.00 to $85.00 in a report on Tuesday, August 8th. 2,468,240 shares of the company were exchanged. "From 0.8% To 6.7 ..." on September 15, 2017. 4,186 shares were sold by Shaheen Allen, worth $282,815. On average, analysts predict that Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation will post $3.70 EPS for the current fiscal year. Sandy Spring Savings Bank holds 22,649 shares or 0.15% of its portfolio. For the past month, Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation's stock has been 1.04%, 8.39% for the last quarter, 25.47% for the past six months and 47.52% for the past 52 weeks. Tiverton Asset Ltd Llc has invested 0.53% in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH). Tower Bridge Advisors has 0% invested in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH) for 177,945 shares. Moreover, Ipg Invest Advsrs Ltd Liability has 0% invested in Icahn Enterprises LP (NASDAQ:IEP). Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, twenty-one have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company's stock. Therefore 33% are positive. The stock of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH) earned "Outperform" rating by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, August 6. The stock has "Buy" rating by SunTrust on Thursday, April 13. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Wednesday, September 6 report. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH) has risen 5.50% since October 11, 2016 and is uptrending. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Monday, October 3 by Citigroup. The company was downgraded on Friday, September 30 by Argus Research. Diamond Hill reported 1.22M shares or 0.44% of all its holdings.

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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. $117,180 worth of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH) was sold by Middleton Sean.

Among 4 analysts covering Amtech Systems (NASDAQ:ASYS), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Blackhawk Network Holdings had 24 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Tuesday, July 25, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. FBN Securities has "Buy" rating and $18000 target. As per Thursday, June 8, the company rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity. Stifel Nicolaus has "Buy" rating and $32 target. The firm has "Sell" rating by J.P. Morgan given on Monday, October 9. The rating was upgraded by Keefe Bruyette & Woods to "Outperform" on Monday, November 21. The rating was maintained by Maxim Group with "Buy" on Wednesday, January 27. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, August 4 by Roth Capital. "From 0.8% To 6.7 ..." on September 15, 2017. IMMELT JEFFREY R bought 100,000 shares worth $2.81M.

A number of large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Its down 0.03, from 0.82 in 2017Q1. 14 funds opened positions while 11 raised stakes. Peddock Capital Lc holds 0.01% or 200 shares in its portfolio. Hl Finance Ltd invested in 72,772 shares. Dean Invest Associates Limited stated it has 68,007 shares. Pinnacle Advisory Group Inc has invested 0.14% in Apple Inc. Mitsubishi Ufj Trust Bk holds 17.86 million shares. Brown Brothers Harriman & holds 1,370 shares. Sol Management invested 0.93% of its portfolio in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). Farmers Tru Company holds 1.19% or 50,565 shares in its portfolio. Solaris Asset Ltd has invested 0.16% in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). Riverpark Advisors Lc accumulated 328,000 shares.

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