Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH)
Last closing price (May 26 4:00 EDT):
63.82 (-1.53%) ?
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation provides information technology (IT), consulting, and business process outsourcing services worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Financial Services; Healthcare; Manufacturing, Retail, and Logistics; and Other. It offers consulting and technology services, such as IT strategy, program management, operations improvement, strategy, and business consulting services; and application design and development, systems integration, and enterprise resource planning and customer relationship management implementation services. It also provides enterprise information management services, such strategic, advisory, and management consulting; enterprise data management; descriptive analytics/business intelligence; strategic corporate performance management; and packaged analytics services, as well as big data services that assist clients in managing and deriving actionable insights from the explosion in the volume, variety, velocity, and complexity of data. In addition, the company offers application testing services, as well as helps its clients in adapting social, mobile, analytics, and cloud-based technologies to their businesses. Further, it provides outsourcing services, such as application maintenance services; IT infrastructure services; and business and knowledge process outsourcing services, such as clinical data management, pharmacovigilance, equity research support, commercial operations, and order management. It serves financial institutions, including banks, investment firms, and insurance companies; healthcare and life sciences companies; companies operating in industrial, automotive, process logistics, and retailing sub-sectors; communications service providers; information, media, and entertainment companies; independent software vendors, technology equipment manufacturers, and online service providers. Cognizant Technology Solutions was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey.
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|Glenn Greene||Oppenheimer & Co.||Buy||May 05, '15||61.00||70.00||May 05, '16||4.62%|
|Daud Khan||Berenberg Bank||Buy||Mar 13, '15||61.15||79.00||Mar 13, '16||4.37%|
|Glenn Greene||Oppenheimer & Co.||Buy||Feb 05, '15||57.64||63.00||Feb 05, '16||10.72%|
|James Schneider||Goldman Sachs||Buy||Feb 04, '15||57.88||Feb 04, '16||10.26%|
|Keith Bachman||BMO Capital Markets||Buy||Feb 04, '15||57.88||Feb 04, '16||10.26%|
|Tien-Tsin Huang||JPMorgan||Buy||Jan 13, '15||54.15||63.00||Jan 13, '16||17.86%|
|Jason Kupferberg||Jefferies & Co.||Buy||Jan 12, '15||54.15||Jan 12, '16||17.86%|
|Julio C. Quinteros||Goldman Sachs||Buy||Jan 05, '15||52.34||Jan 05, '16||21.93%|
|Bryan Keane||Deutsche Bank Securities||Buy||Dec 16, '14||51.21||69.00||Dec 16, '15||24.62%|
|Kathryn Huberty||Morgan Stanley||Buy||Jul 09, '14||50.37||Jul 09, '15||26.70%|
|Mayank Tandon||Needham & Company||Buy||Dec 30, '13||50.04||120.00||Dec 30, '14||7.77%|
|Bryan Keane||Deutsche Bank Securities||Buy||Nov 19, '13||46.71||111.00||Nov 19, '14||12.91%|
|Keith Bachman||BMO Capital Markets||Buy||Nov 05, '13||44.79||96.00||Nov 05, '14||8.26%|
|James Friedman||Susquehanna Financial Group||Buy||Nov 04, '13||43.42||102.00||Nov 04, '14||17.44%|
|Glenn Greene||Oppenheimer & Co.||Buy||Oct 29, '13||44.69||Oct 29, '14||5.01%|
|Jason Kupferberg||Jefferies & Co.||Buy||Oct 29, '13||44.69||102.00||Oct 29, '14||14.13%|
|Mayank Tandon||Needham & Company||Buy||Aug 07, '13||36.90||100.00||Aug 07, '14||35.48%|
|Julio C. Quinteros||Goldman Sachs||Buy||Jul 22, '13||36.44||Jul 22, '14||35.43%|
|Sara Gubins||BofA Merrill Lynch||Buy||Jun 19, '13||31.77||77.00||Jun 19, '14||54.23%|
|Ashwin Mehta||Nomura||Buy||Apr 17, '13||35.47||89.00||Apr 17, '14||40.34%|