Computer Sciences Corporation (NYSE:CSC) Upgrades/Downgrades Update


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).

Insider Trades:

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.

Upgrades/Downgrades Report:

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.