Market Read®

  • Sunday, April 26 2015

This prediction has hit its target!

As predicted, the stock moved up from $76.77 to $80.84 (5.3%)
between February 28, 2013 and March 07, 2013.

This prediction has passed its maturity date!

This prediction was valid between February 28, 2013 and March 08, 2013. All information in this report is for reference only and should not be considered forward looking.

(NASDAQ: CTSH)

Cognizant
Technology
Solutions


Bullish

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation provides information technology (IT), consulting, and business process outsourcing services in North America, Europe, and internationally. Its IT consulting and technology services include business and knowledge process consulting; IT strategy consulting; program management consulting; technology consulting; application design, development, integration, and re-engineering, such as complex custom systems development, data warehousing/business intelligence, customer relationship management (CRM) system implementation, and enterprise resource planning (ERP) system implementation; and software testing services. The company s outsourcing services comprise application maintenance, including custom application, CRM, and ERP maintenance; IT infrastructure outsourcing; and business and knowledge process outsourcing. It serves various markets, such as financial services, healthcare and life sciences, manufacturing, logistics, retail, travel, hospitality, consumer goods, communications, and high technology, as well as information, media, and entertainment markets. The company markets and sells its services directly through its professional staff, senior management, and direct sales personnel. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey.

Investment Highlights

  • GATS predicts CTSH will move up in the coming weeks. Target is $79.76. more
  • GATS predicts CTSH will move up in the coming weeks. Target is $80.84. more
  • SQUEEZETRIGGER predicts that when CTSH closes above $58.93, we expect a short squeeze to begin that could quickly drive the price of CTSH considerably higher.
  • VALUATION CTSH has a current calculated value of $83.79 which means the stock is undervalued compared to its price of $59.84.

Predictive Range February 25, 2013 - March 08, 2013

Anticipated price movement, between prediction date and target date, based on all market reads.
$76.68 - $80.30

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  • EARNINGS Most stock price histories show random or unpredictable movements around earnings reports. But some repeat the same pattern quarter after quarter, year after year. Earnings predicts probability, price move and length of move before and after all US stock earnings reports.
  • FRICTION FACTOR Friction Factor is based on the relationship between the price of a stock and the volume at which it's bought and sold. Normal and abnormal Friction factor patterns can help you time your buying and selling decisions for maximum earnings potential.
  • GATS The Global Automated Trading System (GATS) combines neural networks and genetic algorithms to reduce investment risks. GATS selects the highest probability trades in stocks, bonds, options, commodities, currencies and private equities, delivering precise, predictive and profitable data.
  • GROUP SECTOR Certain institutions can exert buying or selling pressure over an entire industry group, pushing prices higher. Group Sector identifies stocks that most closely match their group's movement and generate powerful group consensus trading signals to help you profit from the herd mentality.
  • PATTERN SCAN This technology automatically tracks "Trigger Events" that positively or negatively affect the value of a stock — or its perceived value among analysts — ranging from price fluctuations to natural disasters and political shifts. The results reveal patterns that can predict market movements.
  • EVENTS Events describe the current technical situation in your stock. It displays the technicals, trend conditions and seasonal factors and automatically discovers how that stock has performed in the trading days following the occurrences of the event or combination of events. This technology automatically scans using complex historical queries based on what event is taking place right now in the stock. It then displays the probability, expected return and number of trading days for the expected move.
  • RegSHO NAKED SHORTS SEC Regulation SHO mandates that if a clearing agent holds a fail-to-deliver position for 13 consecutive settlement days, it must purchase securities to close out its position, a.k.a. a forced cover. WealthMakers aggregates data from NYSE, AMEX, NASDAQ, OTCBB and PINKSHEETS to track stocks that are about to have forced covers.
  • SEASONALITY Seasonality analyzes more than 20 years of data to determine if stocks have a long or short seasonal bias, how many trading days the move is expected to last, the probability of that move and the percentage move the stock is expected to make based on the seasonal bias.
  • SQUEEZE TRIGGER Our proprietary database of more than 3,500,000,000 short sale transactions allows us to calculate the exact price at which the total short interest is short in each stock. Squeeze Trigger Alerts let you know exactly when a short squeeze will start and how to trade profitably.
  • VALUATION A stock's value is a function of its forecasted earnings per share and forecasted earnings growth, as well as profitability, interest and inflation rates. Valuation use these metrics to determine at what price a stock is undervalued or overvalued, so that you can make investment decisions accordingly.
  • INSIDER Significant stock sales or purchases by company "insiders" (officers or directors) can be a predictor of future price movements — up or down. The Insider strategy tracks these actions and correlates them with historical data to give you an investment edge.

GATS

 

Reduces risk by selecting the highest probability trades across market indices.

Cognizant Technology Solutions (NASDAQ: CTSH) is expected to go up as bullish signals have been generated by top equity trading strategies. This trading system is designed to identify high probability reversion to mean trading candidates. It looks to go long immediately following strong sell-offs, and goes short after sharp run ups. Its trades are short term and hone in on the irrational decisions of emotional traders around these extreme moves.

  • The price of CTSH expected to move up in the coming weeks.
  • Suggested stop level of 68.74 to limit potential trading losses.

Squeeze Trigger

 

We have a proprietary database of all trading in US stocks and maintain massive databases of short sale and naked short sale time and sales data, along with short squeeze SqueezeTrigger prices. We are the only firm that knows the exact price that a short squeeze will start in every US stock.

The Cumulative Squeeze Trigger price for CTSH is 58.93.

This means that when CTSH closes above $58.93, we expect a short squeeze to begin that could quickly drive the price of CTSH considerably higher.

Date Short Volume Short Value SqueezeTrigger
2015-02-28 4293155 241271017.845 56.199
2015-01-31 2041586 106710025.365 52.2682
2014-12-31 8270469 433786926.097 52.4501
2014-11-30 13526361 706997189.384 52.2681
2014-10-31 21016300 944003858.51 44.9177
2014-09-30 20066545 904619915.145 45.081
2014-08-31 26844969 1231392150.51 45.8705
2014-07-31 1270927 63075471.5465 49.6295
2014-06-30 12117086 589576206.668 48.6566
2014-05-31 13999552 674058829.427 48.1486
2014-04-30 858803 43992183.675 51.225
2014-03-31 5355300 392147197.8 73.226
2014-02-28 4042251 381924405.458 94.4831
2014-01-31 3346119 332102310.75 99.25
2013-12-31 2753730 259621113.654 94.2798
2013-11-30 5004878 451706255.11 90.2532
2013-10-31 8194794 697877671.313 85.1611
2013-09-30 10946906 871763427.454 79.6356
2013-08-31 12507297 915495367.779 73.1969
2013-07-31 1496325 95845152.6525 64.0537

Friction Factor

 

Friction Factor determines if there is normal or abnormal behavior in the price action of the stock when compared to the buying vs. selling trading statistics. It shows us how many more shares of buying than selling it takes to move a stock higher by 1 cent, or how many more shares of selling than buying it takes to drop a stock by 1 cent.
Here is how to understand Friction Factor:

  • If Friction Factor is positive, more buying than selling caused CTSH's price to rise
  • If Friction Factor is negative, more selling than buying caused CTSH's price to fall
  • If Friction Factor is 0, there was no discernable activity either way
  • If Friction Factor is abnormal, it means that more buying than selling caused the price to drop which is evidence of manipulative activity. In some cases more selling than buying can cause the price to increase. While this is rare, it must be noted as well. Friction Factor raw data.

Date Change Buy Vol Sell Vol Net Vol Friction
2015-02-05 -0.25 2725865 2550220 175645 Bearish Bias
2015-02-04 2.65 5489758 5566198 -76440 Bullish Bias
2015-02-03 0.79 2601420 2530100 71320 902.7848101
2015-02-02 0.19 1984235 2272106 -287871 Bullish Bias
2015-01-30 -1.35 1447373 1976353 -528980 -3918.37037
2015-01-29 0.99 1703370 1602279 101091 1021.121212
2015-01-28 -0.83 2154277 2352555 -198278 -2388.891566
2015-01-27 -0.84 1370433 1710452 -340019 -4047.845238
2015-01-26 0.04 2259045 1738939 520106 130026.5
2015-01-23 -0.13 1600528 1808276 -207748 -15980.61538
2015-01-22 0.42 2521440 2209864 311576 7418.47619
2015-01-21 -0.32 2341653 2105279 236374 Bearish Bias
2015-01-20 0.57 2189882 2406459 -216577 Bullish Bias
2015-01-16 1.16 2003234 2274861 -271627 Bullish Bias
2015-01-15 -0.48 2528744 2126599 402145 Bearish Bias
2015-01-14 0.28 2504924 1558339 946585 33806.60714
2015-01-13 0.25 1617950 1898158 -280208 Bullish Bias
2015-01-12 -0.02 2542332 3436638 -894306 -447153
2015-01-09 0.25 1922426 2145914 -223488 Bullish Bias
2015-01-08 1.28 2718559 2392276 326283 2549.085938

Valuation

 

Value is a measure of a stock's current worth. CTSH has a current value of 83.79 per share. Therefore, it is undervalued compared to its Price of $59.84 per share. Value is computed from forecasted earnings per share, forecasted earnings growth, profitability, interest, and inflation rates. Value increases when earnings, earnings growth rate and profitability increase, and when interest and inflation rates decrease.

General Results

 

Past success in predictions regarding all predictions on the WealthMakers platform.

Our prediction engine has a track record that is second to none. See for our results.

Read Type Avg Return Avg Maturity Days Hits Misses % Accurate
Insider 15.902 78.42 11646 561 95.40%
SqueezeTrigger 12.615 22.07 9257 591 94.00%
Valuation 14.484 26.96 4201 302 93.29%
Seasonality 7.31 15.19 50087 4722 91.38%
Group Correlation 6.508 14.88 4315 447 90.61%
PatternScan 8.53 11.49 181398 26617 87.20%
Events 6.898 11.26 4058 625 86.65%
Earnings 8.527 10.31 23691 4763 83.26%
GATS 5.38 7.87 61795 12630 83.03%
Naked Shorts 13.902 10.95 2668 692 79.40%
Friction Factor 7.155 3.63 6877 1974 77.70%

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Overview
Last Price$59.84
52 Week Range$35.00 - $54.00
1 Month Range$48.56 - $50.99
Avg Daily Volume3076595.0
PE Ratio23.65
 
Earnings Per Share
YearEPS
2015(E)$2.115
 
Capitalization
Shares Outstanding608MM
Market Capitalization$30240.00MM
 
 

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