The most recent shifts in number of shares owned by institutions came on September 30, 2017 when Blackrock Inc. sold 1.9 million shares from its total ownership of 35.03 million. With 76,500 avg volume, 12 days are for Conmed Corporation (NASDAQ:CNMD)'s short sellers to cover CNMD's short positions.
In other Cognizant Technology Solutions news, President Rajeev Mehta sold 32,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, September 11th. Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) has risen 48.79% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.89% the S&P500. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 0.12% of its portfolio in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) for 181,915 shares. AXA now owns 371,160 shares of the information technology service provider's stock valued at $26,924,000 after buying an additional 37,600 shares during the last quarter. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Cognizant Technology Solutions from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Thursday, August 10th. Cognizant Tech Solutions now has $42.16B valuation. The stock decreased 0.53% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $16.78. Swiss Retail Bank holds 0.17% or 2.22M shares in its portfolio. It has underperformed by 11.20% the S&P500. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp has a fifty-two week low of $51.52 and a fifty-two week high of $76.51. Also included in the list of buyers for the last 3 months Malcolm Frank who executed a direct buy for 1,309 shares on December 2, 2017.Officer Karen Mcloughlin bought 1438 shares on December 2, 2017, bringing his total number of shares held to 57829. Therefore 77% are positive. The North Carolina-based Bb&T has invested 0.09% in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH).
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, November 30th. The stock of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) has "Buy" rating given on Monday, October 10 by Jefferies. The stock has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $81.91. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Wedbush on Friday, September 9. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Sunday, October 29 with "Buy". The stock has "Buy" rating by SunTrust on Thursday, April 13.
De Burlo Group Inc, which manages about $619.44M and $448.04 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) by 4,225 shares to 56,575 shares, valued at $7.48 million in 2017Q2, according to the filing. Dentsply Sirona Inc was reduced too.
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.76 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.15, from 0.91 in 2017Q1.
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH) EVP James Patrick Lennox sold 1,325 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, December 5th. AXA raised its position in shares of Cognizant Technology Solutions by 11.3% in the third quarter. The information technology service provider reported $0.98 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.85 by $0.13. Alyeska Inv Grp Inc Limited Partnership reported 1.35M shares stake. Creative Planning has 24,443 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio.
Cognizant Technology Solutions (NASDAQ:CTSH) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 1st. Matarin Mngmt Lc accumulated 28,386 shares. Moreover, Allstate has 0.11% invested in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) for 31,412 shares. State Teachers Retirement Systems invested in 0.17% or 976,985 shares. Cornerstone Advisors Inc. grew its position in Cognizant Technology Solutions by 0.3% during the second quarter.
More important recent Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) news were published by: Forbes.com which released: "Ex-Dividend Reminder: Symantec, Plantronics and Cognizant Technology Solutions" on November 15, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com published article titled: "Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTSH) Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript", Prnewswire.com published: "Pre-market Technical Scan on Business Software & Services Equities ..." on December 04, 2017. 236,451 were reported by Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale. Smith Salley & stated it has 98,215 shares. Boston Private Wealth Ltd Liability holds 0.15% or 56,497 shares in its portfolio. Bankshares Of Hawaii reported 234,135 shares or 1.41% of all its holdings. Its down 0.06, from 1.33 in 2017Q1. First Commonwealth Corporation Pa owns 11,300 shares. 132 funds opened positions while 703 raised stakes. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi owns 4,836 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Ameritas Incorporated reported 2,382 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Hm Payson & Co has invested 2.8% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Comerica Natl Bank stated it has 0.01% in CONMED Corporation (NASDAQ:CNMD). Moreover, Citigroup has 0.28% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Davis Selected Advisers owns 3.70M shares. 30,000 are owned by Needham Mngmt Limited Liability. They expect $0.88 EPS, up 15.79% or $0.12 from last year's $0.76 per share. Strs Ohio invested in 19,000 shares or 0% of the stock. The Tennessee-based Diversified Trust Com has invested 0.02% in CONMED Corporation (NASDAQ:CNMD). Cornerstone Advisors, Alabama-based fund reported 10,000 shares. Therefore 0 are positive. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. had 73 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, August 3 by BMO Capital Markets. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, May 18th. Piper Jaffray has "Hold" rating and $14.5 target. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Piper Jaffray on Thursday, August 27. The rating was downgraded by William Blair to "Market Perform" on Wednesday, November 23.
Among 2 analysts covering Mutualfirst Financial Inc (NASDAQ:MFSF), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold.
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