(CTSH) is down at $73.60 Cognizant Schedules Third Quarter 2017…

Zacks Investment Research upgraded Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $80.00 target price on the stock in a report on Tuesday, August 8th. The stock decreased 3.80% or $0.39 during the last trading session, reaching $9.87.

According to Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH) most recent 13F filing, the company has 88 new institutional holders - accounting for 9.31 million shares of its common stock. It has underperformed by 11.20% the S&P500. Of those holders, 354 had increased positions amounting to 39.82 million shares, 448 had decreased positions amounting to 51.82 million shares, and 120 holders have a held position accounting for 433.61 million shares. Group Inc One Trading L P accumulated 24,429 shares or 0% of the stock. With 65,700 avg volume, 11 days are for Icahn Enterprises LP (NASDAQ:IEP)'s short sellers to cover IEP's short positions. Cornerstone Advisors Inc. now owns 3,633 shares of the information technology service provider's stock valued at $241,000 after acquiring an additional 11 shares in the last quarter. About 136,183 shares traded. It has underperformed by 33.62% the S&P500. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation had a net margin of 13.36% and a return on equity of 18.72%. Therefore 71% are positive. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. had 58 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) has "Hold" rating given on Friday, July 21 by CFRA. The company was initiated on Tuesday, January 10 by Loop Capital.

The company announced a dividend which was paid on Thursday August 31st, 2017. The rating was downgraded by Citigroup to "Neutral" on Friday, September 30. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of ASYS in report on Friday, July 14 with "Buy" rating. FBN Securities has "Buy" rating and $18000 target. The stock of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH) earned "Neutral" rating by Sterne Agee CRT on Thursday, December 17. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Thursday, June 29 by Standpoint Research. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 6 by Needham. The firm has "Buy" rating by Citigroup given on Wednesday, July 20.

Hexcel Corporation is a composites company. The company has a market capitalization of $43.47 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.61 and a beta of 1.12. The Firm develops, makes, and markets lightweight, structural materials, including carbon fibers, specialty reinforcements, prepregs and other fiber-reinforced matrix materials, honeycomb, adhesives, engineered honeycomb and structures, for use in Commercial Aerospace, Space and Defense and Industrial markets. It operates in two divisions: Composite Materials and Engineered Products.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.35 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.15, from 0.91 in 2017Q1. Pzena Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation, New York-based fund reported 7.01 million shares. 129 funds opened positions while 634 raised stakes. Moreover, Saratoga Research & has 3.93% invested in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH).

Americafirst Capital Management Llc increased Express Scripts Holding Co (ESRX) stake by 208.39% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Jane Street Gp Ltd Co owns 10,510 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Burney Company, a Virginia-based fund reported 36,738 shares.

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05/31/2017 - Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Deutsche Bank. Amer Insur Tx invested in 0.03% or 11,625 shares. 8,521 were reported by Barclays Public Ltd Liability Corp. Pinnacle Assocs Limited invested 0.79% of its portfolio in Hexcel Corporation (NYSE:HXL). Gsa Capital Prtnrs Ltd Liability Partnership has 0.01% invested in Rosetta Stone Inc (NYSE:RST).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.76 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.36, from 2.63 in 2017Q1. It fall, as 53 investors sold Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp shares while 330 reduced holdings. Of those transactions, there were 1,239 shares of CTSH bought and 820,408 shares sold. 4,186 shares were sold by Shaheen Allen, worth $282,815. (NASDAQ:AAPL). First Fincl Bank Tru has 15,118 shares. There has been an observed change of -20.74% in the ownership of the shares in the past six months. 3,271 are owned by Whittier Company.

The stock of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH) is a huge mover today! It also reduced its holding in Magna Intl Inc (NYSE:MGA) by 224,531 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 988,869 shares, and cut its stake in At&T Inc (NYSE:T). 56,890 are owned by Advisors Asset Management. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation has a 1-year low of $49.35 and a 1-year high of $74.10. Acadian Asset Management Limited Company holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Rosetta Stone Inc (NYSE:RST) for 466,116 shares. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH) has risen 5.50% since October 12, 2016 and is uptrending.

Analysts await Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH) to report earnings on November, 6. Qs Investors Lc invested in 0.01% or 16,065 shares. California Employees Retirement System has 1.28 million shares for 0.14% of their portfolio. Aqr Cap Lc stated it has 130,341 shares.

27 analysts on average are expecting Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation to report earnings of $0.98 per share for the current quarter. It also reduced its holding in Symantec Corp (NASDAQ:SYMC) by 360,000 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 30,000 shares, and cut its stake in Western Digital Corp (NASDAQ:WDC). Diageo Plc (NYSE:DEO) was reduced too.

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