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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 35613.71. It is in the Business Software & Services industry and sector Technology, with a current P/E of 20.57, a forward P/E of 13.74 and EPS of 2.48. At a stock price of 50.9 (1.62%) 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 9.71% 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 -7.27%. For the last month performance for Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation is -13.23%. While the last quarter is -10.45% and half year, -15.15%. Finally for the year, performance is -21.67%.

The 52-week high for Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation, is at -27.08%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 12.02%. The 20-day simple moving average is -9.59% and -12.98% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 4.46%, and for the month it is 2.50%. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation, has a target price of 66.18.

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 699.68. The shares float is 604.09, with the float short at 1.57%, with short ratio coming to 1.87.

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 66.18, reached soon?

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