Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. (CTSH) Receives "Outperform" Rating from Sanford C. Bernstein

Vetr upgraded shares of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating and set a $61.76 price target for the company in a report on Monday, November 21st. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 3.4 percent, Return on Equity of 6.6 percent and Return on Investment of 7.7 Percent. The company reached its 52-Week high of $138.87 on Jul 5, 2016 and 52-Week low of $111.3 on Nov 10, 2016. There were earnings of $1.14 per share. The corporation showed significant change in the EPS section with its current EPS of 2.56. The projected growth estimate for the next quarter is 3.3 percent. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now directly owns 3,945 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $230,782.50. For the next 5 years, the company is expected to grow by 7.6 percent. Another firm also rated the stock on 4-Jan-16 where Morgan Stanley Downgrade the stock to Equal-Weight. The mean price target is calculated keeping in view the consensus of 30 analysts. The median estimate represents a +23.93% increase from the last price of 38.73.

On last trading day, United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE:UMC) traded 354533 shares and was closed at $1.83 per share. In the last 27 earnings reports, the company has topped earnings-per-share estimates 58% percent of times. This was $0.21 away from analysts targets, stating a surprise factor of 25.3%. The Company has average brokerage recommendation (ABR) of 3.14 based on consensus of the ZACKS brokerage firms. The rating scale runs from 1 to 5 with 5 indicating a Strong Sell, 1 indicating a Strong Buy and 3 indicating a Hold. The 30 stock analysts who cover the stock have an average PT at $63.73, with individual targets in the range of $48 to $75. In comparison, the consensus recommendation 60 days ago was at 2.63, and 90 days ago was at 2.57 respectively. Genesis Asset Managers LLP now owns 8,187,200 shares of the information technology service provider's stock worth $410,097,000 after buying an additional 1,686,147 shares in the last quarter.

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Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) went down -0.99% during trading on 11/30/2016, with the company's shares hitting the price near $55.08. Alta Capital Management LLC now owns 837,271 shares of the information technology service provider's stock valued at $39,946,000 after buying an additional 42,975 shares in the last quarter. The company net profit margin is 9.50% and gross profit margin is 59.10%. The firm touched its 52-Week high on Dec 2, 2015 and 52-Week low on Sep 30, 2016. A CFO at Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH) sold shares in a trading activity completed on Monday November 28, 2016. The EPS growth for the past five (5) years shows a value of 17.40%, whilst the EPS value for the next five (5) years shows a figure of 11.44%. The correct version of this report can be accessed at http://www.mareainformativa.com/cognizant-technology-solutions-corp-ctsh-downgraded-by-vetr-inc/61871/. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. has a 1-year low of $45.44 and a 1-year high of $65.25. (NASDAQ:CTSH) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November 7th. The price-earnings ratio (P/E Ratio) is the ratio for valuing a company that measures its current share price relative to its per-share earnings.

Analyst recommendations and estimates are for informational purposes only and should be used along with a number of other factors when considering an investment position. Let's have a look at some of the important valuation ratios of the Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH). Though EPS is widely stated to be the most used mechanism of quantifying a company's profitability, it's vital to note that earnings can often be prone to manipulation, accounting moves and restatements.

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