Cowen Reaffirms Buy Rating for Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTSH)

Dillon & Associates Inc increased its stake in Cognizant Tech Sol Cl A (CTSH) by 11.37% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) has risen 5.50% since February 13, 2017 and is uptrending. Following the sale, the president now owns 35,020 shares in the company, valued at $2,714,050. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation's payout ratio is presently 19.17%. About 5.64M shares traded or 46.05% up from the average. It has underperformed by 11.20% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in 2017 Q3. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.05%. Oakworth Capital Incorporated invested in 0.07% or 12,326 shares. 8,646 are owned by Pettee Invsts Inc. Conning reported 0.04% stake. Nomura Asset Mgmt accumulated 80,563 shares. Schaper Benz Wise Invest Counsel Inc Wi holds 0.04% or 3,695 shares. (NYSE:KR). Highfields Cap Mngmt LP owns 1.65 million shares. (NYSE:GNW). Ameriprise holds 0% in Genworth Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) for 6,536 shares. Leuthold Gru Limited accumulated 83,679 shares. (NASDAQ:OMCL). Moreover, Synovus Fincl has 0.02% invested in Omnicell, Inc. Its down 33.78% from 150,400 shares previously. Thrivent For Lutherans owns 614,410 shares. 15,614 were accumulated by Hirtle Callaghan & Ltd Liability Corp.

Facebook, maintained at an average outperform rating by 45 stock analysts, and there are at least 0.92% of shares outstanding that are now legally short sold. Another trade for 10,000 shares valued at $1.02 million was made by BAGSHAW SETH H on Monday, January 8. The insider COLELLA GERARD G sold $963,020.

In related news, Director Maureen Breakiron-Evans sold 12,368 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 7th. The insider Jacobsen Anne sold 2,350 shares worth $107,209.

When we look at the Analyst Recommendations of the stock, the company has 3 rating given by Analysts where 1 stands for Strong Buy and 5 stands for Strong Sell. Therefore 13% are positive. MKS Instruments has $138.0 highest and $42 lowest target. Bank of America increased their target price on Cognizant Technology Solutions from $86.00 to $89.00 and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research report on Thursday. Rafferty Asset Management Limited Liability Company stated it has 0.04% of its portfolio in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH). Piper Jaffray maintained Altria Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) on Thursday, May 12 with "Buy" rating. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Thursday, February 1 report. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Thursday, July 13 report. The stock has "Buy" rating by Cowen & Co on Friday, July 28. The stock of CoreLogic, Inc. On Thursday, November 2 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with "Outperform". Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation is given 14 buy-equivalent recommendations, 0 sells and 7 holds. On average, analysts expect that Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation will post $3.70 EPS for the current fiscal year. TGT's profit will be $646.90M for 15.11 P/E if the $1.19 EPS becomes a reality. The hedge fund run by Jeffrey Smith held 1.15 million shares of the edp services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $83.42M, down from 1.43 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Comgest Global Investors S.A.S. now owns 7,416,617 shares of the information technology service provider's stock worth $538,001,000 after buying an additional 1,461,800 shares during the last quarter. Therefore 76% are positive. Safe Bulkers had 24 analyst reports since October 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. According to today's trading volume Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation is ABOVE its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing ABOVE Abnormal volume in the past 150 days. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Tuesday, November 29 by Macquarie Research. The rating was downgraded by CLSA on Wednesday, September 14 to "Underperform". The stock of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) has "Neutral" rating given on Tuesday, October 31 by Citigroup. The firm has "Hold" rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Friday, January 20. The firm has "Outperform" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Tuesday, February 9. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Tuesday, September 26 by Jefferies. The rating was initiated by Cantor Fitzgerald on Friday, October 16 with "Buy". Vetr has "Buy" rating and $38.73 target.

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The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, February 28th.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.03 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.02, from 0.91 in 2017Q2. 99 funds opened positions while 244 raised stakes. That compares with the recent volume average of 3.81 million. National Bank & Trust Of Nova Scotia holds 0.01% or 1,670 shares. Voya Inv Mgmt Lc reported 464,990 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 40,979 shares in the company, valued at $3,114,404. Oregon-based Becker Capital Mgmt has invested 0.03% in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH). This is an increase from Cognizant Technology Solutions's previous quarterly dividend of $0.15. Harvest Cap Management Inc has 4,140 shares. Muhlenkamp And Inc holds 92,220 shares. Royal Comml Bank Of Canada holds 207,630 shares. Moreover, Public Sector Pension Invest Board has 0.06% invested in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH).

Since August 15, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 37 sales for $59.40 million activity. A low price-to-sales ratio, typically less than 1.0, is considered a good value. Shares for $942,113 were sold by McLoughlin Karen. JOHNSTON DAN S had sold 16,400 shares worth $801,291 on Friday, August 18. Shares for $576,012 were sold by GOMATAM SUMITHRA on Monday, September 25.

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) shares were trading higher by 1.49 percent ($1.14) at $77.43 a piece in Monday's session.

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