Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH)

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Last closing price (Apr 17 4:00 EDT):
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Description:
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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Mayank Tandon Needham & Company Buy   Dec 30, '13   50.04  120.00  Dec 30, '14  -0.98% 
Bryan Keane Deutsche Bank Securities Buy   Nov 19, '13   46.71  111.00  Nov 19, '14  6.08% 
Keith Bachman BMO Capital Markets Buy   Nov 05, '13   44.79  96.00  Nov 05, '14  10.63% 
James Friedman Susquehanna Financial Group Buy   Nov 04, '13   43.42  102.00  Nov 04, '14  17.44% 
Jason Kupferberg Jefferies & Co. Buy   Oct 29, '13   44.69  102.00  Oct 29, '14  14.13% 
Glenn Greene Oppenheimer & Co. Buy   Oct 29, '13   44.69    Oct 29, '14  10.87% 
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  35.98% 
Sara Gubins BofA Merrill Lynch Buy   Jun 19, '13   31.77  77.00  Jun 19, '14  55.96% 
Ashwin Mehta Nomura Buy   Apr 17, '13   35.47  89.00  Apr 17, '14  40.34% 
Mayank Tandon Needham & Company Buy   Feb 06, '13   76.27  90.00  Feb 06, '14  21.74% 
Bryan Keane Deutsche Bank Securities Buy   Jan 27, '13   77.74  92.00  Jan 27, '14  25.14% 
Christopher Hickey Atlantic Equities Buy   Dec 11, '12   72.27  86.00  Dec 11, '13  31.02% 
Ashwin Mehta Nomura Buy   Dec 09, '12   70.97  80.00  Dec 09, '13  35.55% 
Glenn Greene Oppenheimer & Co. Buy   Dec 04, '12   67.14  80.00  Dec 04, '13  39.78% 
Jason Kupferberg Jefferies & Co. Buy   Dec 04, '12   67.14  80.00  Dec 04, '13  39.78% 
Joseph Foresi Janney Capital Markets Buy   Dec 04, '12   67.14  80.00  Dec 04, '13  39.78% 
James Friedman Susquehanna Financial Group Buy   Nov 20, '12   65.34  76.00  Nov 20, '13  42.98% 
Jason Kupferberg Jefferies & Co. Buy   Nov 18, '12   66.15  80.00  Nov 18, '13  42.66% 
Keith Bachman BMO Capital Markets Buy   Nov 07, '12   66.94  77.00  Nov 07, '13  35.46% 
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