Analyst Scores Summary: Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH), Mastercard Incorporated (MA)


Wedgewood Partners Inc sold 630,915 shares as Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTSH)'s stock rose 12.87%.

Shares of Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) traded up 0.41% in the last session while performance was up 147.34% in the last five days. Cognizant Technology Solutio now has $43.69B valuation. Andra Ap-Fonden sold 35,696 shares as Church & Dwight Inc (CHD)'s stock rose 0.08%. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. First Mercantile Company reported 0.07% in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH). It has underperformed by 11.20% the S&P500. Its up 9.64% from 140,100 shares previously. GP Strategies Corp (NYSE:GPX) has risen 8.06% since October 18, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 20.96% the S&P500. Mai Cap reported 28,553 shares. $67,257 worth of stock was sold by Kessel William B on Monday, May 1. 3,069 shares valued at $199,485 were sold by Veeraraghavachary Srinivasan on Tuesday, May 16. 4,618 shares were sold by KRISHNASWAMY VENKAT, worth $302,479 on Friday, May 19. The 50 day moving average was up $2.08 whereas the 200 day average was up by +10.29%.

In related news, insider Sumithra Gomatam sold 3,601 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Monday, September 25th. The shares were sold at an average price of $69.50, for a total transaction of $239,914.00.

Analysts await Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH) to report earnings on November, 6. Alliancebernstein L.P. now owns 4,487,749 shares of the information technology service provider's stock worth $267,111,000 after acquiring an additional 2,375,626 shares in the last quarter. CTSH's profit will be $501.98M for 21.71 P/E if the $0.85 EPS becomes a reality.

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH) knifed -0.27 percent lower and now trades for $73.97.

It last reported revenues of $3.05 billion and EPS of $1.1 for the June 2017, representing 13% top-line growth and 0.96 EPS growth. Its up 0.02, from 0.78 in 2017Q1.

News articles about Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) have been trending positive this week, according to Accern. 86 funds opened positions while 205 raised stakes. Wedbush analyst M. Katri anticipates that the information technology service provider will post earnings of $1.10 per share for the quarter. Moreover, American Intll Group Inc has 0% invested in SP Plus Corp (NASDAQ:SP) for 10,796 shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) reported 348 shares. First Republic Inv Mngmt Incorporated holds 0.4% or 799,718 shares in its portfolio. Westpac accumulated 150,154 shares. Weiss Multi owns 29,344 shares for 0.08% of their portfolio. Aviance Capital Management Llc, a Florida-based fund reported 1,580 shares. Addenda holds 0.55% or 113,296 shares.

Societe Generale has downgraded Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH) to Hold in a statement released on 6/05/2017.

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation has a beta of 1.21, offering the possibility of a higher rate of return, but also posing more risk. Moreover, Golub Group Limited Liability Com has 2.36% invested in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH). Cantab Capital Prns Ltd Liability Partnership owns 33,962 shares. Ubs Oconnor Limited accumulated 0% or 390,000 shares. Andra Ap owns 78,600 shares or 0.13% of their U.S. portfolio. Fortaleza Asset Management Inc owns 12,875 shares or 0.1% of their USA portfolio. Advisory Ser Net Limited Company has invested 0.03% in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH). (NYSE:SCHW) stake by 652,373 shares and now owns 247,198 shares. It also upped Disney Walt Co (NYSE:DIS) stake by 27,200 shares and now owns 94,100 shares. Autozone Inc (NYSE:AZO) was raised too. (NASDAQ:CTSH), 20 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 84% are positive. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. had 59 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH) earned "Buy" rating by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, October 12. Cowen & Co maintained Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH) rating on Friday, July 28. Needham has "Buy" rating and $70 target. The stock has an average rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $73.66. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Friday, August 5 by Citigroup. On Thursday, August 3 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Buy". They now have a United States dollars 78 price target on the stock. Manchester Capital Management LLC now owns 2,728 shares of the information technology service provider's stock valued at $181,000 after purchasing an additional 370 shares in the last quarter. The company has market cap of $472.59 million. The Company operates through four segments: Financial Services, Healthcare, Manufacturing/Retail/Logistics, and Other. It has a 23.69 P/E ratio. Its outsourcing services include application maintenance, IT infrastructure services and business process services.

Among 3 analysts covering HDFC Bank Limited (NYSE:HDB), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. (NYSE:CHD) rating on Friday, September 11. Wedbush now has a "Outperform" rating on the stock. The rating was upgraded by Zacks to "Hold" on Monday, September 21. On Thursday, August 20 the stock rating was upgraded by TheStreet to "Hold". The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Wednesday, October 11 with "Buy".

Investors sentiment increased to 0.8 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.15, from 0.91 in 2017Q1. Shares for $282,815 were sold by Shaheen Allen. 43 funds opened positions while 65 raised stakes. Summit Gru Ltd Liability Corp invested 0.17% in Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN). Shares of CTSH have increased 6.43% in the past three monthswhile the S&P 500 has gained 3.52% in that time. Moon Capital Management, LLC controls 71,224 shares with a value of $5,166,589,000. Employees Retirement Systems Of Texas holds 14,000 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. (NYSE:CHD) or 74 shares. Morgan Stanley owns 13,726 shares. 499,671 shares of the stock were exchanged. Rhumbline Advisers accumulated 15,204 shares. Northern Corp invested in 0.13% or 6.81M shares. Retail Bank Of Ny Mellon, New York-based fund reported 57,455 shares.

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