Cannell Peter B & Company Has Trimmed Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTSH) Position; Control4 (CTRL) Has 1.88 Sentiment

February 24, 2018 - By Clifton Ray

Cannell Peter B & Company Inc decreased Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTSH) stake by 8.44% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Cannell Peter B & Company Inc sold 77,930 shares as Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTSH)’s stock rose 12.87%. The Cannell Peter B & Company Inc holds 845,190 shares with $61.31 million value, down from 923,120 last quarter. Cognizant Technology Solutions now has $48.66B valuation. The stock increased 1.13% or $0.92 during the last trading session, reaching $82.53. About 3.54M shares traded. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) has risen 5.50% since February 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.20% the S&P500.

Control4 Corporation provides smart home and business solutions for the connected home or business in the United States, Canada, and internationally. The company has market cap of $635.76 million. It offers Control4 solution that functions as the operating system of the home, integrating audio, video, lighting, temperature, security, communications, and other devices in the home automation market. It has a 41.02 P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s Control4 product line comprises the Control4 home operating system and the associated application software, and software development kits .

Analysts await Control4 Corporation (NASDAQ:CTRL) to report earnings on May, 3. They expect $0.03 EPS, up 400.00% or $0.04 from last year’s $-0.01 per share. CTRL’s profit will be $775,004 for 205.08 P/E if the $0.03 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.30 actual EPS reported by Control4 Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -90.00% negative EPS growth.

The stock decreased 0.77% or $0.19 during the last trading session, reaching $24.61. About 486,895 shares traded. Control4 Corporation (CTRL) has risen 139.51% since February 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 122.81% the S&P500.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 8 insider sales for $3.15 million activity.

Ratings analysis reveals 50% of Control4’s analysts are positive. Out of 2 Wall Street analysts rating Control4, 1 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. CTRL was included in 2 notes of analysts from November 7, 2016. The firm earned “In-Line” rating on Monday, November 7 by Imperial Capital. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Friday, February 10 by Raymond James.

Sanctuary Wealth Advisors Llc holds 3.35% of its portfolio in Control4 Corporation for 147,009 shares. Horizon Investment Services Llc owns 127,515 shares or 1.59% of their US portfolio. Moreover, De Burlo Group Inc has 1.51% invested in the company for 232,000 shares. The Massachusetts-based Bogle Investment Management L P De has invested 0.66% in the stock. Skylands Capital Llc, a Wisconsin-based fund reported 165,500 shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.03 in Q3 2017. 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. Bradley Foster & Sargent Ct invested in 0.13% or 46,077 shares. Vigilant Cap Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0% in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) or 334 shares. Moneta Gp Invest Advsrs Limited Liability reported 0.03% of its portfolio in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH). Bokf Na holds 0.1% of its portfolio in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) for 48,160 shares. Halsey Associate Ct holds 3.89% of its portfolio in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) for 272,291 shares. Gulf Intll Comml Bank (Uk) holds 186,473 shares or 0.18% of its portfolio. 9,307 were accumulated by Raymond James Trust Na. Riverhead Cap Management Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 41,945 shares. Boston Ptnrs reported 2.19 million shares or 0.2% of all its holdings. Barclays Plc reported 1.13 million shares stake. Trust Of Oklahoma reported 1.11% stake. Wealthtrust has invested 0.01% in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH). Eqis Mgmt has invested 0.04% in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH). First Long Island Investors Ltd Co owns 173,324 shares. Spectrum accumulated 11 shares.

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 90 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Monday, October 10 by Jefferies. The firm has “Buy” rating by J.P. Morgan given on Wednesday, February 7. The firm earned “Strong Buy” rating on Wednesday, November 1 by Needham. The rating was upgraded by Zacks to “Sell” on Monday, August 10. The rating was initiated by SunTrust with “Buy” on Thursday, September 10. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 6 by Needham. On Tuesday, August 8 the stock rating was upgraded by Berenberg to “Buy”. SunTrust upgraded Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) on Thursday, April 13 to “Buy” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald on Friday, October 16. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Monday, October 30.

Cannell Peter B & Company Inc increased First Citizens Bancshares Inc (NASDAQ:FCNCA) stake by 2,045 shares to 3,695 valued at $1.38M in 2017Q3. It also upped Broadcom Limited stake by 25,580 shares and now owns 183,780 shares. Royal Dutch Shell Plc was raised too.

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