Cognizant Technology Solutions Price Target, Predictions & Analyst Ratings

-0.39 (-0.53 %)
(As of 07/30/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume3.39 million shs
Average Volume3.45 million shs
Market Capitalization$38.78 billion
P/E Ratio23.34
Dividend Yield1.31%

Cognizant Technology Solutions (NASDAQ:CTSH) Price Target and Consensus Rating

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19 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for Cognizant Technology Solutions in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is $83.13, predicting that the stock has a possible upside of 13.06%. The high price target for CTSH is $93.00 and the low price target for CTSH is $54.00. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 3 hold ratings and 14 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Buy."
TypeToday30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
CTSH Consensus Rating: BuyHoldHoldHold
CTSH Consensus Rating Score: 2.632.482.422.44
CTSH Analyst Ratings: 2 Sell Rating(s)
3 Hold Rating(s)
14 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
3 Sell Rating(s)
6 Hold Rating(s)
14 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
3 Sell Rating(s)
8 Hold Rating(s)
13 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
4 Sell Rating(s)
6 Hold Rating(s)
15 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
CTSH Consensus Price Target: $83.13$80.05$77.90$76.77
CTSH Price Target Upside: 13.06% upside9.19% upside8.29% upside8.10% upside

Cognizant Technology Solutions (NASDAQ:CTSH) Consensus Price Target History

Average Share Price and Price Target by Month

The chart below shows how a company's share price and consensus price target have changed over time. The dark blue line represents the company's actual price. The lighter blue line represents the stock's consensus price target. The even lighter blue range in the background of the two lines represents the low price target and the high price target for each stock.

Cognizant Technology Solutions (NASDAQ:CTSH) Analyst Ratings History

DateBrokerageAnalyst NameActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
M. Katri
Reiterated RatingOutperform
7/29/2021Societe Generale
UpgradeHold ➝ Buy$92.00
UpgradeHold ➝ Buy$80.00 ➝ $90.00
6/30/2021Susquehanna Bancshares
Lower Price TargetPositive$99.00 ➝ $91.00
5/6/2021Morgan Stanley
Lower Price TargetOverweight$95.00 ➝ $93.00
2/2/2021Berenberg Bank
Boost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Hold$70.00 ➝ $77.00
2/1/2021BMO Capital Markets
Boost Price TargetOutperform$82.00 ➝ $90.00
2/1/2021Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft
Boost Price TargetHold$71.00 ➝ $79.00
Initiated CoverageMarket Perform
1/20/2021William Blair
M. Nolan
UpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform
1/6/2021Wolfe Research
UpgradeUnderperform ➝ Peer Perform
12/29/2020Credit Suisse Group
Boost Price TargetOutperform$79.00 ➝ $91.00
Reiterated RatingSell$54.00
12/18/2020Wells Fargo & Company
Initiated CoverageOverweight
12/11/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.
UpgradeNeutral ➝ Overweight$84.00 ➝ $93.00
11/27/2020UBS Group
Boost Price TargetSell$50.00 ➝ $55.00
11/19/2020The Goldman Sachs Group
Initiated CoverageBuy$90.00
UpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$70.00 ➝ $85.00
9/11/2020Bank of America
UpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$67.00 ➝ $76.00
Boost Price TargetBuy$66.00 ➝ $78.00
7/30/2020Needham & Company LLC
UpgradeUnderperform ➝ Hold
7/30/2020Royal Bank of Canada
Boost Price TargetOutperform$68.00 ➝ $75.00
7/28/2020Robert W. Baird
Boost Price TargetPositive ➝ Outperform$68.00 ➝ $72.00
Reiterated RatingHold$68.00
5/8/2020Sanford C. Bernstein
DowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$60.00
2/19/2020Atlantic Securities
Initiated CoverageUnderweight$65.00
11/11/2019Edward Jones
UpgradeHold ➝ Buy
DowngradeBuy ➝ Hold
5/7/2019Daiwa Capital Markets
Louis Miscioscia
DowngradeBuy ➝ Hold
5/3/2019Nomura Securities
Ashwin Mehta
Reiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Market Perform
5/3/2019Cantor Fitzgerald
Reiterated RatingOverweight$87.00 ➝ $75.00
Boost Price TargetOverweight$79.00 ➝ $84.00
11/20/2018Jefferies Financial Group
Initiated CoverageHold ➝ Hold$70.00
11/19/2018Loop Capital
Joseph Vafi
Set Price TargetBuy$94.00
10/4/2018Moffett Nathanson
Initiated CoverageNeutral ➝ Neutral$85.00
(Data available from 8/2/2018 forward. View 10+ years of historical ratings with our analyst ratings screener.)
This page was last updated on 8/2/2021 by Staff
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