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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 35170.28. It is in the Business Software & Services industry and sector Technology, with a current P/E of 23.49, a forward P/E of 15.69 and EPS of 2.48. At a stock price of 57.56 (-1.01%) 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 9.81% and more long-term 13.37% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -39.40%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 22.00% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 9.20%.

For performance, Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation the past week has seen a gain of 1.48%. For the last month performance for Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation is -0.43%. While the last quarter is -7.57% and half year, 3.49%. Finally for the year, performance is -2.81%.

The 52-week high for Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation, is at -17.54%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 12.38%. The 20-day simple moving average is -1.22% and -3.70% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.59%, and for the month it is 1.83%. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation, has a target price of 67.88.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.09, and for total debt/equity Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation has 0.09. The gross margin is 40.10%, while operating margin is 17.30%, the profit margin is 11.70%. The current ratio is 3.7 and the quick ratio is 3.7.

Insider ownership is at 0.30%, with instituitional ownership at 91.00%. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation has a payout ratio of 0.00%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 604.82. The shares float is 604.11, with the float short at 1.24%, with short ratio coming to 1.82.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation, get 11.80%, with its returns on investment at 15.20%. Return on equity is 16.10%. So will the investors see the target price of 67.88, 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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