Puzo Michael J Has Trimmed Analog Devices (ADI) Stake; Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTSH) Sentiment Is 0.83

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Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (CTSH) investors sentiment decreased to 0.83 in 2018 Q4. It’s down -0.20, from 1.03 in 2018Q3. The ratio has worsened, as 320 funds increased and started new stock positions, while 385 sold and decreased stock positions in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. The funds in our database now possess: 482.04 million shares, up from 470.99 million shares in 2018Q3. Also, the number of funds holding Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp in top ten stock positions increased from 25 to 29 for an increase of 4. Sold All: 64 Reduced: 321 Increased: 248 New Position: 72.

Puzo Michael J decreased Analog Devices (ADI) stake by 12.15% reported in 2018Q4 SEC filing. Puzo Michael J sold 7,653 shares as Analog Devices (ADI)’s stock rose 19.78%. The Puzo Michael J holds 55,317 shares with $4.75 million value, down from 62,970 last quarter. Analog Devices now has $41.36 billion valuation. The stock decreased 1.21% or $1.38 during the last trading session, reaching $112.3. About 919,777 shares traded. Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI) has risen 23.04% since May 8, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 18.67% the S&P500. Some Historical ADI News: 16/05/2018 – Analog Devices’ Plug-and-Play Antenna Chip Simplifies Phased Array Radar for Avionics and Communications Equipment Designers; 29/05/2018 – Analog Devices Inc expected to post earnings of $1.38 a share – Earnings Preview; 30/04/2018 – Fidelity Series Growth&Income Adds Analog Devices; 24/04/2018 – ANALOG DEVICES, XILINX GAIN AFTER TEXAS INSTRUMENTS’ REV. BEAT; 08/03/2018 – MOODY’S ASSIGNS Baa1 RATING TO ANALOG DEVICES’ PROPOSED SR; 14/05/2018 – Lazard Asset Buys New 1.3% Position in Analog Devices; 22/03/2018 – Analog Devices Closes Below 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 30/05/2018 – ANALOG DEVICES 2Q ADJ REV $1.51B, EST. $1.47B; 17/04/2018 – Investor Expectations to Drive Momentum within Bank of America, Abbott Laboratories, Analog Devices, Mohawk Industries, Maxwell; 29/03/2018 – Dir Champy Gifts 300 Of Analog Devices Inc

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 13 selling transactions for $1.51 million activity.

Analysts await Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) to report earnings on August, 1. They expect $0.94 earnings per share, down 14.55% or $0.16 from last year’s $1.1 per share. CTSH’s profit will be $535.13M for 15.58 P/E if the $0.94 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.91 actual earnings per share reported by Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 3.30% EPS growth.

More notable recent Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Cognizant Technology declares $0.20 dividend – Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) – Seeking Alpha” on May 02, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “What’s in Store for Cognizant (CTSH) This Earnings Season? – Nasdaq” published on April 29, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “Cognizant -1.2% on slashed FY outlook – Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) – Seeking Alpha” on May 02, 2019. More interesting news about Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Cognizant Technology Q1 2019 Earnings Preview – Seeking Alpha” published on May 01, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Why Cognizant Technology Solutions Stock Was Slammed Friday – Nasdaq” with publication date: May 03, 2019.

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation provides information technology , activities and technology consulting, infrastructure, and business process services worldwide. The company has market cap of $33.35 billion. The firm operates through four divisions: Financial Services, Healthcare, Manufacturing/Retail/Logistics, and Other. It has a 16.78 P/E ratio. The Company’s consulting and technology services include strategy consulting, business and activities consulting, technology strategy and change management, and program management consulting services; application design and development; systems integration; and application testing, consulting, and engineering services, as well as enterprise information management services.

Matthews International Capital Management Llc holds 13.54% of its portfolio in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation for 3.48 million shares. Comgest Global Investors S.A.S. owns 8.10 million shares or 12.7% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Cryder Capital Partners Llp has 10.87% invested in the company for 940,328 shares. The California-based Dalton Investments Llc has invested 10.41% in the stock. Genesis Asset Managers Llp, a United Kingdom-based fund reported 3.98 million shares.

The stock increased 0.12% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $58.58. About 1.99 million shares traded. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH) has declined 11.02% since May 8, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 15.39% the S&P500. Some Historical CTSH News: 02/05/2018 – Cognizant Acquires Hedera Consulting, A Belgian Advisory And Analytics Company; 17/05/2018 – Cognizant Recognized as Market Leader in Internet of Things Services by Research and Advisory Firm ISG; 07/05/2018 – Cognizant Tech Solutions Had Seen 2018 Adjusted EPS at Least $4.53; 02/05/2018 – Cognizant Tech Solutions Buys Privately-Held Hedera Consulting for Undisclosed Terms; 07/05/2018 – COGNIZANT TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS CORP CTSH.O FY2018 SHR VIEW $4.55, REV VIEW $16.23 BLN — THOMSON REUTERS l/B/E/S; 27/03/2018 – Cognizant Named Adobe’s 2017 Delivery Quality Partner of the Year; 03/04/2018 – COGNIZANT TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS – HIGH COURT IN CHENNAI ALSO GRANTED CO’S APPLICATION FOR A LIFTING OF THE ITD’S ATTACHMENT OF CO’S BANK ACCOUNTS; 07/05/2018 – Cognizant’s first-quarter revenue rises 10 percent; 12/03/2018 Cognizant To Acquire Bolder Healthcare Solutions To Expand Revenue Cycle Management Services For Providers; 14/03/2018 – Cognizant Launches $300 Million Accelerated Share Repurchase

Since November 21, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 7 insider sales for $3.26 million activity. SEIF MARGARET K also sold $243,000 worth of Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI) on Friday, January 11. Shares for $243,886 were sold by Mahendra-Rajah Prashanth on Wednesday, November 21. STATA RAY sold $900,140 worth of Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI) on Wednesday, November 28. On Monday, December 3 ROCHE VINCENT sold $933,400 worth of Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI) or 10,000 shares. On Wednesday, January 2 the insider Henderson Gregory N. sold $420,402.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.83 in Q4 2018. Its down 0.15, from 0.98 in 2018Q3. It dived, as 67 investors sold ADI shares while 262 reduced holdings. 75 funds opened positions while 198 raised stakes. 329.06 million shares or 2.18% more from 322.04 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Finance accumulated 274 shares. Scout Inc reported 0.62% of its portfolio in Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI). Whittier Tru Of Nevada holds 1,680 shares. Wellington Group Ltd Liability Partnership holds 11.46 million shares. Optimum holds 332 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Pictet Asset Mngmt Limited reported 515,128 shares. Valley Advisers accumulated 0.22% or 8,025 shares. Ashfield Prns Ltd Liability Company holds 1.22% of its portfolio in Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI) for 108,772 shares. Element Capital Management Limited Company invested in 1.02% or 419,831 shares. 4,496 were reported by Synovus Finance. Moreover, Regions Fincl has 0.04% invested in Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI). Pittenger And Anderson owns 156 shares. Bancorp Of Mellon Corp holds 0.08% or 2.89 million shares. Moreover, Balyasny Asset Limited Liability Company has 0.01% invested in Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI). Capital Fin Advisers Ltd Company holds 0.12% or 173,083 shares in its portfolio.

More notable recent Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI) – Earnings Beats Keep Coming, With Verizon, CocaCola, Twitter, Procter & Gamble All Solid – Benzinga” on April 23, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Noteworthy ETF Outflows: IWS, ADI, SRE, FIS – Nasdaq” published on May 02, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “IWS, ADI, FIS, WP: Large Outflows Detected at ETF – Nasdaq” on April 24, 2019. More interesting news about Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Analog Devices Reaches Analyst Target Price – Nasdaq” published on April 15, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “RedHill Biopharma Reports First Quarter 2019 Financial Results and Operational Highlights – Nasdaq” with publication date: May 07, 2019.

Among 12 analysts covering Analog Devices (NASDAQ:ADI), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 58% are positive. Analog Devices had 17 analyst reports since November 21, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Monday, February 11. The stock has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, January 4. Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Buy” rating and $100 target in Wednesday, February 20 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given on Wednesday, February 20. The stock of Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI) earned “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, December 19. Piper Jaffray maintained Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI) on Wednesday, February 20 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by SunTrust given on Wednesday, February 20. PiperJaffray maintained the shares of ADI in report on Wednesday, November 21 with “Overweight” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, February 15 by Stifel Nicolaus. Nomura maintained Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI) rating on Wednesday, November 21. Nomura has “Neutral” rating and $90 target.

Analysts await Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI) to report earnings on May, 22 before the open. They expect $1.30 earnings per share, down 10.34% or $0.15 from last year’s $1.45 per share. ADI’s profit will be $478.81 million for 21.60 P/E if the $1.30 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.33 actual earnings per share reported by Analog Devices, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -2.26% negative EPS growth.

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