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Finally, Berenberg Bank upgraded shares of Cognizant Technology Solutions from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and upped their price target for the company from $65.00 to $85.00 in a research note on Tuesday, August 8th. Civeo Corporation (Canada) (NYSE:CVEO) has risen 23.40% since November 27, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.08% the S&P500. The average analysts gave this company a mean recommendation of 2.00. Senator Investment Group Lp acquired 55,613 shares as Cognizant Technology Solutio (CTSH)'s stock rose 12.87%. To determine if one is a better investment than the other, we will compare the two across growth, profitability, risk, return, dividends, and valuation measures. Cognizant Technology Solutions now has $42.74B valuation. Jefferies Group analyst R. El-Assal expects that the information technology service provider will earn $0.92 per share for the quarter. The company has a quick ratio of 3.29, a current ratio of 3.29 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.07.

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH) traded up 0.32% during trading on Friday, reaching $65.23. It has underperformed by 11.20% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.76 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.37, from 1.02 in 2017Q1. Blair William And Il accumulated 32,694 shares. 22 funds opened positions while 71 raised stakes. Nationwide Fund Advsrs holds 261,595 shares or 0.07% of its portfolio. Citigroup Inc owns 383,551 shares. Envestnet Asset Mgmt reported 7,586 shares stake. Tyrus Cap Sam stated it has 156,000 shares. Invesco holds 0% or 68,936 shares. 503.05 million shares or 1.75% less from 512.00 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. The institutional investor held 392,629 shares of the edp services company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $26.07 million, down from 468,465 at the end of the previous reported quarter. South Dakota Inv Council reported 0.17% stake. Further, company shares have been seen trading -5.37% off of the 52 week high and 40.53% away from the 52 week low. Tower Bridge Advisors' holdings in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp were worth $10,407,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Moreover, Benjamin F Edwards has 0.05% invested in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH) for 5,532 shares. Legal General Grp Inc Public has 0% invested in Monmouth R.E. Inv. Corp. Gamco Invsts Incorporated Et Al has 348,650 shares. Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.17% or 39,834 shares in its portfolio. Metropolitan Life Ins Co New York has 17,694 shares. However, it, too, needs to be taken into the context of a company's peer group as well as its sector.

Among 4 analysts covering Newstar Financial Inc (NASDAQ:NEWS), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. It was reported on Nov, 27 by Barchart.com. Price Target plays a critical role when it comes to the analysis of a Stock. Loop Capital initiated Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH) on Tuesday, January 10 with "Hold" rating. As per Thursday, August 3, the company rating was maintained by Oppenheimer. Stifel Nicolaus downgraded Spectranetics Corp (NASDAQ:SPNC) on Friday, August 4 to "Hold" rating. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, November 2 by Credit Suisse. Wood maintained NewStar Financial Inc (NASDAQ:NEWS) on Monday, April 4 with "Market Perform" rating.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.63 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.15, from 0.91 in 2017Q1.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the company. The latest exchange of 1.83 Million shares is below its average trading activity of 2.9 Million shares. Blackrock holds 0.13% or 36.94 million shares. Float is the proportion of issued also outstanding shares that can be liberally traded, nothing like locked-up insider holdings or restricted employee shares. Cryder Capital Partners Limited Liability Partnership accumulated 487,755 shares. Mckinley Carter Wealth Serv owns 34,950 shares or 1.03% of their United States portfolio. Comgest Global Investors S.A.S. lifted its position in shares of Cognizant Technology Solutions by 57.7% during the 2nd quarter. 12,012 are held by Caprock Group. Robecosam Ag, a Switzerland-based fund reported 126,819 shares. Alliancebernstein LP invested in 4.55 million shares.

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) operates in the Business Software & Services segment of the Technology sector. (NASDAQ:CTSH), 23 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 53% are positive. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation has a 52 week low of $51.52 and a 52 week high of $76.51. The stock has "Buy" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, November 9. As per Wednesday, July 12, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. Also, CEO Francisco Dsouza sold 482,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 21st. Needham maintained Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH) on Tuesday, February 9 with "Buy" rating. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, October 6 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has "Buy" rating by Cowen & Co given on Wednesday, September 6.

Amalgamated Bank grew its holdings in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) by 2.2% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.86 earnings per share. CTSH's profit will be $518.95 million for 20.49 P/E if the $0.88 EPS becomes a reality. The information technology service provider reported $0.98 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.85 by $0.13. $271,000 worth of stock was sold by KRISHNASWAMY VENKAT on Monday, June 5. Kandiah Gajakarnan Vibushanan sold 10,000 shares worth $674,365. Acrospire Investment Management LLC lifted its stake in shares of Cognizant Technology Solutions by 92.6% during the second quarter.

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