Computer Sciences Corporation (NYSE:CSC) has a 1 Year Target Estimate of $61.17. The stock traded with the volume of 6.65 Million in the last trading session. Computer Sciences Corporation opened at $61.64 and closed by showing a decrease of -1.72%. The Bid price in the last session was $60.58 x 2200 and the Ask price was $60.60 x 3200. (The ask price is what sellers are willing to take for it. If you are selling a stock, you are going to get the bid price, if you are buying a stock you are going to get the ask price. The difference (or spread) goes to the broker/specialist that handles the transaction).
Computer Sciences Corporation has the Market Capitalization of 8.54 Billion. The Stock has its 52-week High of $63.34 and 52-Week Low of $24.27 and it touched its 52-week high on Nov 21, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Feb 10, 2016.
Computer Sciences Corporation reported its last Earnings on Nov 03 AMC where the company reported Actual EPS of $0.61/Share whereas, the Analyst Estimated EPS was $0.47/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was $0.14/share. This represented an Earnings Surprise of 29.8%. The company will report its next earnings on Feb 7 – Feb 13 (Est.).
Some analyst provided their insight on Growth Estimates; Computer Sciences Corporation has the Current Quarter Earnings Growth rate of 1.4%. The Next Quarter growth is expected to be 26%. In the past 5 years, the stock has earnings growth rate of 4.34% per annum while the Upcoming 5 year’s earnings growth rate is expected to be 8% per annum.
12 number of analysts also provided their insight on Computer Sciences Corporation, where the Average Price Target for the stock is $61.17. They also projected Low Price Target as $48 while High Price Target is set at $74.
A number of analysts rated the stock as well: 2 analysts believe that the stock is a STRONG BUY while 3 reported it as Buy.9 analysts assigned a HOLD rating, 0 said it’s UNDERPERFORM and 0 say that this stock is a SELL.
Computer Sciences Corporation annual Divided is 0.56 while it’s Dividend Yield is 0.92%. The stock has its Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 0 and Forward Price to Earnings ratio of 18.69. The company has its Price to Sales (P/S) ratio of 1.16 where Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 4.18, Price to Cash Per share (P/C) of 8.1 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) has a value of 0.
The company has its Return on Assets (ROA) of -1 Percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at -4% and Return on Investment (ROI) displays a value of 3.4%.
The stock is currently trading at Distance from 20-Day simple moving Average of 2.3% whereas, Distance from 50-Day Simple moving average is 9.27 Percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 36.22 percent.
A look at performance overview of Computer Sciences Corporation depicts that Performance (Week) is 0.05 percent while Performance Month is 11.35%. Quarterly performance shows a value of 28.89% and Half Year Performance value stands at 20.91%. Yearly performance of the stock has the value of 96.25 percent. Computer Sciences Corporation has its YTD performance of 87.35 Percent. (YTD performance is the most important factor to consider; if YTD is negative, the stock is declining; if the YTD Performance value is Positive the stock is surging).
Many Insiders have done trades inside the company. The latest trade was made on 31 Oct 2016 where Chief Financial Officer Saleh (Paul N) did a transaction type “Sell” in which 2000 shares were traded at a price of $54.6. Another insider trade includes Chief Financial Officer Saleh (Paul N) who also initiated a transaction in which 1200 shares were traded on 31 Oct 2016 as “Sell”. On 31 Oct 2016 Chief Financial Officer Saleh (Paul N) traded 1200 shares as “Sell” at $54.1. Chief Financial Officer Saleh (Paul N) Sell 1600 shares on 31 Oct 2016 at the price of $54.11.
The latest Upgrades/Downgrades was done by Research firm Citigroup on 13-Oct-16 who Upgrade the stock from Neutral to Buy. Other firms have also Upgraded/Downgraded the stock. On 25-May-16, Barclays took an action “Upgrade” from Equal Weight to Overweight. On 25-May-16, the stock was Downgrade to Mkt Perform by Raymond James.