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How has Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation:(NASDAQ:CTSH) performed recently?

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ: CTSH) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 35043.71. It is in the Business Software & Services industry and sector Technology, with a current P/E of 21.09, a forward P/E of 15.31 and EPS of 2.75. At a stock price of 57.69 (-0.35%) it has a dividend yield of *TBA.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 17.40%, more recently this last year it has grown by 12.70%. The next year growth is going to be about 12.23% and more long-term 14.10% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 15.60%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 22.00% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 10.00%.

For performance, Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation the past week has seen a gain of -0.72%. For the last month performance for Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation is 3.37%. While the last quarter is -3.08% and half year, -5.62%. Finally for the year, performance is -7.02%.

The 52-week high for Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation, is at -17.36%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 12.62%. The 20-day simple moving average is -3.18% and -4.79% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.36%, and for the month it is 1.54%. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation, has a target price of 68.92.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.09, and for total debt/equity Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation has 0.11. The gross margin is 40.20%, while operating margin is 17.30%, the profit margin is 13.20%. The current ratio is 3.7 and the quick ratio is 3.7.

Insider ownership is at 0.30%, with instituitional ownership at 92.80%. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation has a payout ratio of 0.00%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 605.35. The shares float is 603.03, with the float short at 1.19%, with short ratio coming to 1.73.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation, get 13.50%, with its returns on investment at 15.20%. Return on equity is 18.60%. So will the investors see the target price of 68.92, reached soon?

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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