Greenleaf Trust Has Decreased By $540,792 Its Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTSH) Holding; Axa Raised Its Wal (WMT) Position

January 21, 2018 - By Darrin Black

Greenleaf Trust decreased Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (CTSH) stake by 6.8% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Greenleaf Trust sold 7,511 shares as Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (CTSH)’s stock rose 12.87%. The Greenleaf Trust holds 102,868 shares with $7.46M value, down from 110,379 last quarter. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp now has $45.57B valuation. The stock increased 0.70% or $0.54 during the last trading session, reaching $77.29. About 3.18M shares traded. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) has risen 5.50% since January 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.20% the S&P500.

Axa increased Wal (WMT) stake by 2.74% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Axa acquired 14,636 shares as Wal (WMT)’s stock rose 13.55%. The Axa holds 549,292 shares with $42.92M value, up from 534,656 last quarter. Wal now has $309.84 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.28% or $0.29 during the last trading session, reaching $104.59. About 8.38 million shares traded. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) has risen 13.83% since January 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.87% the S&P500.

Since August 21, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 18 sales for $1.67 billion activity. WALTON ALICE L sold $37.94 million worth of stock or 474,042 shares. The insider Canney Jacqueline P sold $125,299. 2.12 million shares were sold by WALTON S ROBSON, worth $166.15 million. WALTON JIM C sold $62.26M worth of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) on Wednesday, August 23. Gearhart Jeffrey J had sold 9,216 shares worth $727,698 on Tuesday, August 29.

Axa decreased Chubb Limited stake by 18,289 shares to 66,606 valued at $9.49 million in 2017Q3. It also reduced American Airls Group Inc (NASDAQ:AAL) stake by 11,000 shares and now owns 117,692 shares. Dominion Energy Inc (NYSE:D) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment is 1.02 in Q3 2017. Its the same as in 2017Q2. It has no change, as 62 investors sold WMT shares while 508 reduced holdings. only 113 funds opened positions while 468 raised stakes. 881.34 million shares or 0.46% more from 877.29 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Los Angeles Mngmt And Equity Rech owns 731,709 shares. First Bankshares Of Mount Dora Trust Invest accumulated 1.35% or 35,126 shares. Hanson Mcclain holds 0.03% or 3,983 shares in its portfolio. United Kingdom-based Guinness Asset Mngmt Ltd has invested 2.59% in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT). Kepos Capital Lp holds 41,165 shares. Essex Investment Lc has 4,500 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. Sumitomo Life Insurance reported 0.58% stake. Fort Washington Invest Advisors Incorporated Oh owns 94,016 shares. Lynch Associates In owns 54,040 shares or 1.68% of their US portfolio. Com Of Vermont reported 0.09% in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT). Welch Group, Alabama-based fund reported 4,874 shares. 9,320 were reported by Essex. Voya Inv Mngmt Ltd Liability Com owns 2.87M shares for 0.48% of their portfolio. Dillon Associates invested in 10,530 shares or 0.32% of the stock. Congress Asset Company Ma has invested 0% of its portfolio in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT).

Among 37 analysts covering Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT), 18 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 19 Hold. Therefore 49% are positive. Wal-Mart Stores Inc had 140 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse on Thursday, October 15. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, June 9 report. The stock has “Neutral” rating by M Partners on Wednesday, November 18. As per Thursday, March 31, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. Bank of America downgraded it to “Neutral” rating and $65 target in Thursday, October 15 report. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup given on Tuesday, August 15. Sterne Agee CRT maintained Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) on Tuesday, August 18 with “Neutral” rating. The stock of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) earned “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan on Friday, January 8. The stock of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) earned “Sell” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, July 24. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, July 17 by Jefferies.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.03 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.27, from 0.76 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 37 investors sold CTSH shares while 296 reduced holdings. 99 funds opened positions while 244 raised stakes. 487.81 million shares or 3.03% less from 503.05 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Gofen And Glossberg Limited Liability Co Il holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) for 6,021 shares. Carderock Capital has 18,387 shares. Harding Loevner Limited Partnership has invested 0.98% in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH). Blair William & Il has 0.02% invested in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) for 33,190 shares. Renaissance Technologies Limited Liability Corp holds 551,752 shares. Cape Cod Five Cents Bancshares invested in 29,658 shares or 0.33% of the stock. Ubs Oconnor, Illinois-based fund reported 420,000 shares. Loews, a New York-based fund reported 4,990 shares. Conning holds 0.04% or 17,562 shares. Tahithromos Ltd Com invested in 14.03% or 160,000 shares. Mariner Wealth Limited Liability invested in 37,058 shares or 0.12% of the stock. Manufacturers Life Ins The holds 0.09% or 1.00 million shares. Northern Trust has 0.13% invested in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) for 7.13M shares. 36,622 were reported by Associated Banc. Gryphon Interest Investment Corporation reported 2.91% in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH).

Analysts await Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) to report earnings on February, 14. They expect $0.88 EPS, up 15.79% or $0.12 from last year’s $0.76 per share. CTSH’s profit will be $518.89M for 21.96 P/E if the $0.88 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.93 actual EPS reported by Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -5.38% negative EPS growth.

Since August 4, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 36 selling transactions for $45.65 million activity. The insider Mehta Rajeev sold 34,437 shares worth $2.50M. Lennox James Patrick had sold 7,315 shares worth $509,779. $139,248 worth of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) was sold by Kandiah Gajakarnan Vibushanan on Friday, September 8. 8,000 shares valued at $592,000 were sold by GOMATAM SUMITHRA on Tuesday, October 10. Middleton Sean sold $2,364 worth of stock. 5,462 Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) shares with value of $393,264 were sold by CHINTAMANENI RAMAKRISHNA PRASAD. Veeraraghavachary Srinivasan sold $180,000 worth of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) on Wednesday, August 16.

Greenleaf Trust increased Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) stake by 3,969 shares to 12,199 valued at $2.08M in 2017Q3. It also upped Amazon Com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN) stake by 827 shares and now owns 2,223 shares. Alphabet Inc. Cl C was raised too.

Among 30 analysts covering Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. (NASDAQ:CTSH), 24 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 80% are positive. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. had 76 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Thursday, December 17 the stock rating was initiated by Sterne Agee CRT with “Neutral”. The rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley on Tuesday, January 31 to “Equal-Weight”. On Monday, October 3 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Neutral”. As per Thursday, August 3, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. The rating was initiated by Loop Capital with “Hold” on Tuesday, January 10. As per Sunday, October 29, the company rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The firm has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Tuesday, February 9. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of CTSH in report on Thursday, November 2 with “Equal-Weight” rating. Wedbush initiated Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) rating on Friday, September 9. Wedbush has “Neutral” rating and $65 target. Citigroup maintained the shares of CTSH in report on Wednesday, July 20 with “Buy” rating.

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