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Cognizant Tech Sol Cl A (CTSH) Shareholder Cortland Associates Has Increased Its Holding; As Cme Group Com (Call) (CME) Share Value Declined, Drw Securities Has Trimmed Its Stake

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Cortland Associates Inc increased its stake in Cognizant Tech Sol Cl A (CTSH) by 0.86% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Cortland Associates Inc bought 4,926 shares as the company’s stock declined 8.67% with the market. The institutional investor held 579,818 shares of the edp services company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $46.68M, up from 574,892 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Cortland Associates Inc who had been investing in Cognizant Tech Sol Cl A for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $47.28B market cap company. The stock increased 2.74% or $2.15 during the last trading session, reaching $80.7. About 7.15 million shares traded or 101.74% up from the average. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) has risen 13.31% since June 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.74% the S&P500. Some Historical CTSH News: 23/04/2018 – DJ Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (CTSH); 03/04/2018 – Cognizant Defends Tax Position At Chennai High Court Hearing; High Court Lifts Attachment Of Cognizant Accounts; 23/05/2018 – Cognizant Presenting at AllianceBernstein Conference May 30; 14/03/2018 – Cognizant Launches $300 Million Accelerated Share Repurchase; 03/04/2018 – Indian court orders tax dept to lift freeze on Cognizant’s funds; 27/03/2018 – India tax department freezes certain Cognizant bank accounts-report; 16/04/2018 – Leading Indian Life Insurers Partner with Cognizant to Develop Industry-Wide Blockchain Solution for Secure Data-Sharing and Improved Customer Experience; 15/05/2018 – CEO D’Souza Gifts 325 Of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp; 03/04/2018 – COGNIZANT TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS – AS PART OF STAY ORDER, TO DEPOSIT $75 MLN TO BE KEPT IN SUSPENSE ACCOUNT BY ITD, WITH REMAINDER MARKED UNDER LIEN; 14/03/2018 – Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP Commences Investigation on Behalf of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation Investors (CTSH)

Drw Securities Llc decreased its stake in Cme Group Inc Com (Call) (CME) by 49.97% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Drw Securities Llc sold 22,376 shares as the company’s stock declined 4.37% with the market. The institutional investor held 22,400 shares of the investment bankers and brokers and service company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $3.62 million, down from 44,776 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Drw Securities Llc who had been investing in Cme Group Inc Com (Call) for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $57.83B market cap company. The stock increased 0.57% or $0.97 during the last trading session, reaching $169.83. About 2.07M shares traded or 26.07% up from the average. CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) has risen 38.43% since June 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 25.86% the S&P500. Some Historical CME News: 08/03/2018 – CME FEEDER CATTLE DEFERRED CONTRACTS 0#FC: SLIDE MORE THAN 1 PERCENT PRESSURED BY TECHNICAL SELLING, LOWER LIVE CATTLE FUTURES -TRADE; 29/03/2018 – Futures trading giant CME Group reaches a deal to buy NEX Group, in a deal valued at $5.5 billion; 04/04/2018 – CME LEAN HOG CONTRACTS 0#LH: JUMP MORE THAN 2 PERCENT WITH STRENGTH FROM TECHNICAL BUYING, SHORT-COVERING -TRADE; 15/03/2018 – ? CME targets UK fintech […]; 28/03/2018 – CME IS SAID TO OFFER ABOUT 4 BILLION POUNDS FOR NEX GROUP; 26/04/2018 – CORRECT: CME SEES SIGNIFICANTLY HIGHER TAX PAYMENT IN 2018; 23/05/2018 – CME LEAN HOG NEARBY MONTHS 0#LH: SURGE MORE THAN 2 PERCENT ON SHORT-COVERING, FUND BUYING AFTER TOPPING 20-DAY MOVING AVERAGE -TRADE; 28/03/2018 – CME Makes an Offer to Buy NEX at $5.4 Billion Value; 07/05/2018 – Bitcoin drop tied to CME futures listing, Fed paper shows; 28/03/2018 – NEX GROUP CONFIRMS NON-BINDING OFFER FROM CME

Among 33 analysts covering Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. (NASDAQ:CTSH), 26 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 79% are positive. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. had 92 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. HSBC downgraded the shares of CTSH in report on Thursday, June 8 to “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy” on Thursday, August 3. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $93.0 target in Wednesday, February 7 report. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Tuesday, May 8 with “Equal-Weight”. As per Monday, October 3, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. The company was downgraded on Friday, September 30 by Argus Research. The stock of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) earned “Buy” rating by Oppenheimer on Thursday, August 3. The stock of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, January 18 by Citigroup. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Thursday, February 8. The rating was initiated by Cowen & Co with “Outperform” on Friday, February 19.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.97 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.22, from 1.19 in 2017Q4. It dropped, as 44 investors sold CTSH shares while 338 reduced holdings. 100 funds opened positions while 269 raised stakes. 491.22 million shares or 0.15% less from 491.94 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Toronto Dominion Natl Bank accumulated 349,563 shares. Mutual Of America Capital Limited Liability Corporation holds 0.15% of its portfolio in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) for 123,296 shares. Groesbeck Inv Management Nj owns 2.2% invested in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) for 37,610 shares. Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt accumulated 8,920 shares or 0.07% of the stock. Pathstone Family Office Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0% or 36 shares in its portfolio. Arrowstreet Capital Partnership holds 0.54% of its portfolio in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) for 2.94 million shares. Lombard Odier Asset Management (Switzerland) Sa reported 0.09% stake. Element Cap Management Limited Liability Com, a New York-based fund reported 427,006 shares. Thomas White Ltd has invested 0.35% in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH). Tci Wealth holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) for 980 shares. Columbia Prtn L L C Mgmt has invested 0.87% in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH). Us Bank & Trust De has 0.09% invested in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH). Prudential holds 3.26M shares or 0.4% of its portfolio. Moreover, Adirondack Com has 0.01% invested in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) for 200 shares. Wendell David Associate Incorporated invested in 36,502 shares.

Cortland Associates Inc, which manages about $580.00M and $566.87M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Monsanto Co (NYSE:MON) by 94,734 shares to 2,173 shares, valued at $254,000 in 2018Q1, according to the filing.

Since January 9, 2018, it had 1 buying transaction, and 43 sales for $50.42 million activity. 1,726 Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) shares with value of $132,902 were sold by CHATTERJEE DEBASHIS. RAMAKRISHNAN CHANDRASEKARAN sold $1.93 million worth of stock or 25,000 shares. Breakiron-Evans Maureen sold $1.62M worth of stock or 20,000 shares. The insider Shaheen Allen sold 5,036 shares worth $387,058. $375,571 worth of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) was sold by Lennox James Patrick. On Friday, June 8 Kandiah Gajakarnan Vibushanan sold $92,244 worth of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) or 1,200 shares.

More important recent Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: “20 Nasdaq-100 Stocks That Will Heat Up 2H18” on June 15, 2018, also Prnewswire.com published article titled: “Australian Utility Endeavour Energy chooses Cognizant for their Digital Transformation”, Streetinsider.com published: “Cognizant (CTSH) Announces CEO Francisco D’Souza as New Board Vice Chairman” on June 13, 2018. More interesting news about Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) was released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “STMicroelectronics Is Inexpensive – Cramer’s Lightning Round (6/1/18)” with publication date: June 04, 2018.

More news for CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) were recently published by: Nasdaq.com, which released: “Trade of the Day: CME Group Inc (CME)” on June 15, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s article titled: “Capitalizing On The Next Market Crash” and published on May 30, 2018 is yet another important article.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.12 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.03, from 1.15 in 2017Q4. It turned negative, as 42 investors sold CME shares while 238 reduced holdings. 95 funds opened positions while 218 raised stakes. 263.44 million shares or 0.87% less from 265.76 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Moreover, Deutsche Natl Bank Ag has 0.11% invested in CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) for 1.05 million shares. Jane Street Grp Limited Liability Corporation stated it has 0% in CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME). Primecap Ca has invested 0.24% in CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME). Picton Mahoney Asset Mngmt reported 0.62% in CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME). Pointstate Capital Ltd Partnership stated it has 467,500 shares or 0.82% of all its holdings. Moreover, Jackson Wealth Mgmt has 0.65% invested in CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) for 14,538 shares. Ls Invest Advsrs Lc owns 8,801 shares. Vigilant Cap Mngmt Lc holds 0.01% of its portfolio in CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) for 427 shares. Boston Common Asset Mngmt Ltd accumulated 53,004 shares. Amundi Pioneer Asset Mngmt holds 1.21 million shares or 0.31% of its portfolio. Maryland-based Price T Rowe Associates Md has invested 0.03% in CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME). Glenview Bancorp Dept owns 35,343 shares for 2.69% of their portfolio. Ameriprise Fincl reported 2.18M shares stake. Capstone Financial Advisors stated it has 1.54% in CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME). Jackson Square Prns Limited Liability holds 2.69 million shares.

Analysts await CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) to report earnings on August, 7. They expect $1.68 earnings per share, up 36.59% or $0.45 from last year’s $1.23 per share. CME’s profit will be $572.06 million for 25.27 P/E if the $1.68 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.86 actual earnings per share reported by CME Group Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -9.68% negative EPS growth.

Drw Securities Llc, which manages about $1.55 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Spdr S&P 500 Etf Tr (Call) (SPY) by 14,400 shares to 16,400 shares, valued at $4.32 million in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Ishares Tr (EPOL) by 19,503 shares in the quarter, for a total of 58,455 shares, and has risen its stake in Ishares Inc.

Since December 18, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 15 sales for $14.24 million activity. On Thursday, February 15 the insider GEPSMAN MARTIN J sold $49,287. 2,500 shares valued at $402,550 were sold by Pietrowicz John W. on Tuesday, April 10. Bitsberger Timothy S. sold 400 shares worth $68,044. $354,051 worth of CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) was sold by Tobin Jack J. 20,000 shares were sold by DUFFY TERRENCE A, worth $3.22M. 5,320 CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) shares with value of $876,471 were sold by CRONIN KATHLEEN M.

Among 19 analysts covering CME Group (NASDAQ:CME), 11 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 58% are positive. CME Group had 64 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Equal Weight” rating on Tuesday, August 11 by Barclays Capital. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $147.0 target in Monday, October 16 report. The stock has “Underperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, October 28. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Buy” on Friday, January 8. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 17 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The company was maintained on Wednesday, September 6 by UBS. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, September 18 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The stock has “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Thursday, October 19. Jefferies maintained CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) rating on Monday, June 5. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $12800 target. The stock has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, December 21.

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