Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH) COO Sells 2500 Shares of Stock

It also reduced Lauder Estee Cos Inc (NYSE:EL) stake by 6,203 shares and now owns 27,921 shares. United Technologies Corporatio now has $98.48 billion valuation. The stock, as of last trade, has shown weekly return of 1.72%, which was maintained at 9.08% in 1-month period. It has outperformed by 50.86% the S&P500.

Kirr Marbach & Company Llc decreased its stake in Cognizant Tech Solution (CTSH) by 4.43% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. The institutional investor held 285,858 shares of the edp services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $20.30 million, down from 299,115 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Assetmark stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH).

Shares of NASDAQ CTSH traded down $0.60 during trading on Friday, hitting $81.77. Hsbc Hldg Public Ltd Company holds 1.52 million shs or 0.16% of its capital. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc.'s holdings in Cognizant Technology Solutions were worth $1,124,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. The stock outperformed the S&P 500 by 24.85%.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.92 in Q4 2017. It has change of 0.16, from 2017Q3's 1.03. The stock was sold at an average price of $83.76, for a total transaction of $150,014.16. 121 funds opened positions while 441 raised stakes. Last quarter $0.96 earnings per share was reported.

Marco Investment Management Llc, which manages about $888.82 million and $655.50 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Phillips 66 (NYSE:PSX) by 6,472 shares to 34,790 shares, valued at $3.52M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. Dupont Mngmt holds 26,700 shares. Alliancebernstein Lp stated it has 6.31 million shares. Jolley Asset Lc reported 908 shares. Harvest Capital Strategies Llc who had been investing in Five9 Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.66B market cap company. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 88.54% of the company's stock. Shelton Mgmt invested in 49,777 shs or 0.23% of the stock. Evercore Wealth Mngmt Limited Company invested in 50 shares or 0% of the stock. Bailard reported 39,915 shares or 0.18% of all its holdings. Atria Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 28,302 shares or 0.1% of its portfolio. 42,500 shares were sold by Mehta Rajeev, worth $3.23 million.

Among 11 analysts covering Five9 Inc (NASDAQ:FIVN), 7 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 42% are positive. The business's quarterly revenue was up 10.6% on a year-over-year basis. equities research analysts expect that Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp will post 4.21 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. The company has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $63.45. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Friday, July 28 report. The rating was initiated by Cantor Fitzgerald on Friday, October 16 with "Buy". As per Friday, September 1, the company rating was maintained by Northland Capital. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, August 3 by Oppenheimer. In Wednesday, February 7 report SunTrust maintained the stock with "Buy" rating. On Thursday, February 8 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with "Buy". Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of ACA in report on Monday, June 20 with "Buy" rating. On Thursday, November 2 the rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with "Equal-Weight". Sanford C. Bernstein started coverage on Cognizant Technology Solutions in a research report on Wednesday, March 28th. During the same period past year, the firm earned $0.87 EPS. CTSH's profit will be $576.29 million for 20.86 P/E if the $0.98 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.96 actual earnings per share reported by Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 2.08% EPS growth.

CTSH had 40 insider sales and 1 insider purchase since December 7, 2017.

Since March 6, 2018, it had 1 insider buy, and 0 sales for $300,061 activity. The insider Chatkewitz Alexander sold 3,000 shares worth $67,752.

Other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Another trade for 6,000 shares valued at $478,981 was sold by fox John nelson JR. RAMAKRISHNAN CHANDRASEKARAN sold 25,000 shares worth $1.95M. Veeraraghavachary Srinivasan also sold $205,725 worth of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) shares.

Big Money Sentiment increased to 1.19 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.16, from 1.03 in 2017Q3.

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH) closed the Thursday at final price of $82.37 after traded 1854129 shares. Vestpro Financial Partners Inc. dba CPF Texas acquired a new position in shares of Cognizant Technology Solutions during the fourth quarter valued at $107,000. Funds hold 491.94 million shares thus 0.85% more from 2017Q3's 487.81 million shares. M Holding Secs Incorporated accumulated 9,085 shares. Swedbank reported 2.51% of its capital in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH). Moreover, Logan Capital Mgmt has 1.38% invested in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) for 277,713 shares. Amica Mutual Insurance accumulated 0.66% or 93,632 shares. 26,562 were reported by Winslow Evans And Crocker. 3,053,681 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 3,144,649. Robecosam Ag holds 130,917 shares or 0.62% of its portfolio.

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