Cognizant Technology Solutio (CTSH) Holder Martin Currie LTD Increased Its Position by $5.37 Million as Stock Price Rose; Procter & Gamble Co (PG) Shareholder Capital Wealth Planning Boosted Stake

December 14, 2017 - By Marie Mckinney

Martin Currie Ltd increased its stake in Cognizant Technology Solutio (CTSH) by 33.83% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Martin Currie Ltd bought 81,300 shares as the company’s stock rose 12.87% with the market. The institutional investor held 321,600 shares of the edp services company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $21.35 million, up from 240,300 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Martin Currie Ltd who had been investing in Cognizant Technology Solutio for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $42.40B market cap company. The stock increased 1.01% or $0.72 during the last trading session, reaching $71.91. About 1.12M shares traded. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) has risen 5.50% since December 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.20% the S&P500.

Capital Wealth Planning Llc increased its stake in Procter & Gamble Co (PG) by 4911.24% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Capital Wealth Planning Llc bought 176,559 shares as the company’s stock declined 5.32% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 180,154 shares of the package goods and cosmetics company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $15.70 million, up from 3,595 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Capital Wealth Planning Llc who had been investing in Procter & Gamble Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $231.42B market cap company. The stock increased 0.37% or $0.34 during the last trading session, reaching $91.22. About 1.15 million shares traded. The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) has risen 7.54% since December 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.16% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.94 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.18, from 0.76 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 63 investors sold PG shares while 714 reduced holdings. 112 funds opened positions while 620 raised stakes. 1.48 billion shares or 0.78% less from 1.49 billion shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Ibm Retirement Fund, a New York-based fund reported 62,698 shares. Pinebridge Invests Lp invested in 425,235 shares. Pekin Singer Strauss Asset Mngmt Il holds 13,519 shares or 0.19% of its portfolio. Clarkston Prtnrs Llc holds 459,485 shares or 1.79% of its portfolio. Teachers Retirement Of The State Of Kentucky owns 280,365 shares for 0.31% of their portfolio. Css Limited Il has 0.04% invested in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) for 10,073 shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Sys has invested 0.91% in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). Redwood Ltd Liability reported 545 shares. Violich Cap Mgmt invested 0.29% in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). Grand Jean Capital Mngmt Incorporated has 0.51% invested in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). Montrusco Bolton Investments Inc holds 0.02% of its portfolio in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) for 3,747 shares. Ubs Oconnor Limited Com invested 0% of its portfolio in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). Sather Fincl Group Inc Inc, a Texas-based fund reported 8,696 shares. The Vermont-based Of Vermont has invested 1.27% in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). Boston Family Office Ltd Liability stated it has 1.4% of its portfolio in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG).

Since August 15, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 19 selling transactions for $6.75 million activity. $587,402 worth of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) was sold by Taylor David S. The insider Moeller Jon R sold 6,063 shares worth $558,042. Fish Kathleen B also sold $144,688 worth of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) shares. On Tuesday, August 15 Majoras Deborah P sold $231,206 worth of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) or 2,512 shares. Giovanni Ciserani sold $422,374 worth of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) on Tuesday, August 15. $318,644 worth of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) was sold by Bishop Steven D.

Among 24 analysts covering Proctor & Gamble (NYSE:PG), 12 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Proctor & Gamble had 71 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Thursday, October 29 report. The stock has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, October 27. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, October 12 by Argus Research. Vetr upgraded The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) on Tuesday, August 25 to “Buy” rating. Zacks downgraded The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) on Tuesday, August 4 to “Hold” rating. The company was maintained on Monday, March 21 by Barclays Capital. Stifel Nicolaus downgraded The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) on Wednesday, December 21 to “Hold” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by SunTrust given on Tuesday, September 8. Morgan Stanley initiated it with “Equal Weight” rating and $78 target in Tuesday, September 1 report. As per Tuesday, August 4, the company rating was downgraded by TheStreet.

Capital Wealth Planning Llc, which manages about $380.53 million and $624.64M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) by 4,510 shares to 1,530 shares, valued at $303,000 in 2017Q2, according to the filing.

Since August 4, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 27 sales for $21.98 million activity. 12,368 shares were sold by Breakiron-Evans Maureen, worth $862,011. The insider CHINTAMANENI RAMAKRISHNA PRASAD sold 5,462 shares worth $393,264. 34,437 shares were sold by Mehta Rajeev, worth $2.50 million. $177,500 worth of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) was sold by Veeraraghavachary Srinivasan. Another trade for 11,560 shares valued at $830,705 was made by KLEIN JOHN E on Tuesday, August 15. Shaheen Allen also sold $31,196 worth of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) shares.

Martin Currie Ltd, which manages about $1.25B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in United Parcel Service Inc (NYSE:UPS) by 47,250 shares to 65,700 shares, valued at $7.27M in 2017Q2, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Occidental Pete Corp Del (NYSE:OXY) by 32,200 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 152,700 shares, and cut its stake in Abbvie Inc (NYSE:ABBV).

Among 30 analysts covering Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. (NASDAQ:CTSH), 23 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 77% are positive. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. had 73 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Thursday, August 3, the company rating was maintained by Oppenheimer. On Wednesday, September 6 the stock rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy” on Wednesday, October 11. BMO Capital Markets maintained Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) on Thursday, August 3 with “Buy” rating. Societe Generale initiated Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) on Monday, September 26 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Sunday, October 29 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The stock of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) earned “Strong Buy” rating by Needham on Wednesday, November 1. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, September 10 by Suntrust Robinson. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy” on Thursday, August 3. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, September 10 by SunTrust.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.76 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.15, from 0.91 in 2017Q1. It dived, as 53 investors sold CTSH shares while 330 reduced holdings. 86 funds opened positions while 205 raised stakes. 503.05 million shares or 1.75% less from 512.00 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. 48,241 were reported by Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Mgmt Limited. Cambridge Investment Advsrs stated it has 0.01% in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH). 124,300 were accumulated by South Dakota Council. Swiss State Bank reported 2.22M shares stake. D E Shaw And reported 1.53 million shares or 0.17% of all its holdings. Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt holds 0.07% or 11,620 shares in its portfolio. Kerrisdale Advisers Ltd Liability Corporation reported 129,396 shares or 7.91% of all its holdings. Tortoise Investment Mgmt stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH). Psagot Inv House stated it has 0.12% in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH). Profund Advisors Limited Liability has 0.15% invested in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH). Scotia Capital holds 42,304 shares. Farmers Com reported 50,565 shares. Tiedemann Wealth holds 0.14% of its portfolio in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) for 29,445 shares. Greenleaf invested in 110,379 shares. Ameriprise Finance invested 0.02% in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH).

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