Computer Sciences Corp. Company Profile (NYSE:CSC)

About Computer Sciences Corp.

Computer Sciences Corp. logoComputer Sciences Corporation (CSC) is a global provider of information technology (IT) and professional services and solutions. The Company operates through two segments: Global Business Services (GBS) and Global Infrastructure Services (GIS). The GBS segment provides various technology solutions, including consulting, applications services and software. GBS has three primary growth engines: end-to-end applications services, consulting services, big data services and industry-aligned software and solutions. The GIS segment provides managed and virtual desktop solutions, unified communications and collaboration services, data center management, cyber security, compute and managed storage solutions to commercial clients across the globe. GIS also delivers CSC's various cloud offerings, including Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), private cloud solutions, CloudMail and Storage as a Service (SaaS). The Company has operations throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Information Technology Services
  • Sub-Industry: Data Processing & Outsourced Services
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: CSC
  • CUSIP: 20536310
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $52.25
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $47.99
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $43.10
  • 52-Week Range: $24.27 - $53.46
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 107.95
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 15.69
  • P/E Growth: 2.31
  • Market Cap: $7.34B
  • Outstanding Shares: 140,427,000
  • Beta: 1.3
  • Net Margins: 0.77%
  • Return on Equity: 19.10%
  • Return on Assets: 5.26%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.14%
  • Current Ratio: 1.23%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.23%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE:CSC) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 10 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.14)
Consensus Price Target: $47.50 (9.09% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE:CSC)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/7/2016Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingHold$46.00View Rating Details
8/9/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuy$57.00View Rating Details
8/9/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuy$63.00View Rating Details
8/9/2016Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$55.00 -> $53.00View Rating Details
8/4/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutral$44.00 -> $49.00View Rating Details
7/9/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
5/25/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHold$34.00 -> $48.00View Rating Details
5/25/2016Wells Fargo & Co.Reiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
5/25/2016Raymond James Financial Inc.DowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
3/9/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutral$35.00View Rating Details
2/18/2016Cowen and CompanyInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$29.00View Rating Details
12/1/2015SunTrust Banks Inc.DowngradeBuy -> Neutral$78.00 -> $34.00View Rating Details
11/2/2015Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetSector Perform$68.00 -> $67.00View Rating Details
11/2/2015JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetUnderweight$67.00 -> $62.00View Rating Details
2/24/2015Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/29/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE:CSC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/8/2016Q117$0.45$0.53$1.93 billion$1.93 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/24/2016Q416$0.68$0.73$1.80 billion$1.81 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/9/2016Q316$0.69$0.71$1.85 billion$1.75 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/4/2015Q216$1.14$1.19$2.79 billion$2.71 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/11/2015Q116$1.01$1.11$2.88 billion$2.76 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/19/2015Q415$1.20$1.26$2.96 billion$2.91 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/9/2015Q315$1.12$1.18$3.19 billion$2.95 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/6/2014Q215$1.01$1.18$3.18 billion$3.08 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q115$0.94$1.03$3.19 billion$3.24 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/8/2014Q414$1.04$1.04$3.36 billion$3.33 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/30/2014Q314$0.86$0.98$3.23 billion$3.22 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/30/2013Q214$0.83$0.93$3.35 billion$3.19 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/6/2013Q1 2014$0.67$0.91$3.59 billion$3.26 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/15/2013Q4 2013$0.99$1.57$3.86 billion$3.70 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/5/2013Q3 2013$0.62$0.77$3.76 billion$3.78 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/6/2012Q312$0.49$0.58$3.88 billion$3.85 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2012$0.22$0.26ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/17/2012$0.20($1.02)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/9/2011$0.68$0.94ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/25/2011$1.11$1.09ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/9/2011$1.48$1.54ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE:CSC)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.82 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.33 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20163$0.80$0.84$0.83
Q2 20165$0.58$0.77$0.65
Q3 20164$0.59$0.75$0.68
Q4 20162$0.67$0.77$0.72
Q1 20173$0.47$0.84$0.70
Q2 20172$0.48$0.67$0.58
Q3 20172$0.78$0.81$0.80
Q4 20171$0.97$0.97$0.97
Q1 20181$0.58$0.58$0.58
Q2 20181$0.73$0.73$0.73
Q3 20181$0.99$0.99$0.99
Q4 20181$1.06$1.06$1.06
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE:CSC)
Annual Dividend:$0.56
Dividend Yield:1.07%
Dividend Growth:4.80% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:130.23% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
19.86% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
16.82% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:2 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE:CSC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE:CSC)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.53%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 91.97%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/19/2016Paul N SalehCFOSell65,000$50.00$3,250,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/10/2016John M LawrieChairmanSell5,600$47.61$266,616.00View SEC Filing  
8/9/2016John M LawrieChairmanSell3,900$48.56$189,384.00View SEC Filing  
7/26/2016John M LawrieChairmanSell6,400$47.95$306,880.00View SEC Filing  
7/25/2016John M LawrieCEOSell8,000$47.86$382,880.00View SEC Filing  
7/12/2016John M LawrieCEOSell8,069$49.63$400,464.47View SEC Filing  
7/11/2016John M LawrieCEOSell8,000$49.63$397,040.00View SEC Filing  
6/28/2016John M LawrieCEOSell8,800$47.37$416,856.00View SEC Filing  
6/27/2016John M LawrieCEOSell6,100$47.32$288,652.00View SEC Filing  
6/20/2016James R SmithVPSell33,751$51.18$1,727,376.18View SEC Filing  
6/20/2016John M LawrieCEOSell168,481$50.70$8,541,986.70View SEC Filing  
6/16/2016James R SmithVPSell60,530$50.98$3,085,819.40View SEC Filing  
6/16/2016John M LawrieCEOSell137,653$51.07$7,029,938.71View SEC Filing  
6/14/2016John M LawrieCEOSell3,700$51.49$190,513.00View SEC Filing  
6/13/2016John M LawrieCEOSell7,100$51.54$365,934.00View SEC Filing  
5/3/2016John M LawrieCEOSell8,010$33.35$267,133.50View SEC Filing  
4/21/2016John M LawrieCEOSell10,400$33.17$344,968.00View SEC Filing  
4/20/2016John M LawrieCEOSell5,600$33.19$185,864.00View SEC Filing  
4/5/2016John M LawrieCEOSell6,800$33.62$228,616.00View SEC Filing  
4/4/2016John M LawrieCEOSell4,000$33.94$135,760.00View SEC Filing  
3/23/2016John M LawrieCEOSell43,814$31.53$1,381,455.42View SEC Filing  
3/11/2016John M LawrieCEOSell16,770$30.65$514,000.50View SEC Filing  
12/3/2015John M. LawrieCEOSell16,771$30.78$516,211.38View SEC Filing  
11/4/2015Paul N. SalehCFOSell198,109$68.00$13,471,412.00View SEC Filing  
7/17/2015John M LawrieCEOSell4,000$67.42$269,680.00View SEC Filing  
7/16/2015John M LawrieCEOSell4,000$68.00$272,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/12/2015David W ZoletVPSell3,814$68.31$260,534.34View SEC Filing  
6/2/2015John M LawrieCEOSell3,650$68.22$249,003.00View SEC Filing  
5/22/2015John M LawrieCEOSell2,900$68.57$198,853.00View SEC Filing  
5/22/2015William L Deckelman JrVPSell29,234$68.57$2,004,575.38View SEC Filing  
4/22/2015John M LawrieCEOSell1,900$65.25$123,975.00View SEC Filing  
4/8/2015John M LawrieCEOSell2,772$65.02$180,235.44View SEC Filing  
3/26/2015John M LawrieCEOSell3,300$64.95$214,335.00View SEC Filing  
3/10/2015John M LawrieCEOSell3,100$67.65$209,715.00View SEC Filing  
3/9/2015John M LawrieCEOSell4,000$69.05$276,200.00View SEC Filing  
2/27/2015John M LawrieCEOSell1,800$70.95$127,710.00View SEC Filing  
2/13/2015John M LawrieCEOSell14,586$65.14$950,132.04View SEC Filing  
1/27/2015John M LawrieCEOSell3,300$63.44$209,352.00View SEC Filing  
1/15/2015John M LawrieCEOSell3,084$63.05$194,446.20View SEC Filing  
12/30/2014John M LawrieCEOSell3,094$64.27$198,851.38View SEC Filing  
12/19/2014John M LawrieCEOSell3,200$63.42$202,944.00View SEC Filing  
12/5/2014John M LawrieCEOSell6,280$65.24$409,707.20View SEC Filing  
12/4/2014John M LawrieCEOSell3,369$65.63$221,107.47View SEC Filing  
11/21/2014John M LawrieCEOSell3,200$62.59$200,288.00View SEC Filing  
11/13/2014John M LawrieCEOSell7,949$60.42$480,278.58View SEC Filing  
11/12/2014John M LawrieCEOSell12,051$60.19$725,349.69View SEC Filing  
8/26/2014John M LawrieCEOSell8,000$60.03$480,240.00View SEC Filing  
8/25/2014John M LawrieCEOSell4,434$60.02$266,128.68View SEC Filing  
7/31/2014John M LawrieCEOSell2,000$62.40$124,800.00View SEC Filing  
7/30/2014John M LawrieCEOSell2,000$64.18$128,360.00View SEC Filing  
7/17/2014John M LawrieCEOSell2,000$63.91$127,820.00View SEC Filing  
7/16/2014John M LawrieCEOSell2,000$63.18$126,360.00View SEC Filing  
7/1/2014John M LawrieCEOSell2,000$64.08$128,160.00View SEC Filing  
6/23/2014John M LawrieCEOSell2,000$64.02$128,040.00View SEC Filing  
6/10/2014David W ZoletVPSell2,527$63.69$160,944.63View SEC Filing  
6/3/2014William L Deckelman JrVPSell4,971$62.58$311,085.18View SEC Filing  
5/30/2014Thomas ColanVPSell14,460$62.56$904,617.60View SEC Filing  
5/27/2014William L Deckelman JrVPSell10,583$61.98$655,934.34View SEC Filing  
8/13/2013Stephen BaumDirectorSell14,100$52.27$737,007.00View SEC Filing  
5/29/2013Thomas ColanVPSell2,114$43.03$90,965.42View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE:CSC) Chart for Thursday, September, 29, 2016

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