Sizling Stock Update: Computer Sciences Corporation (NYSE:CSC)

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Computer Sciences Corporation (NYSE:CSC) belonging to the Computer and Technology sector has surged 2.04% and closed its last trading session at $71.38.

The company reported its EPS on 02/02/2017. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $70.33.

The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 2.45. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell. The Stock had a 2.45 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 2.45 and 2.64 respectively.

Computer Sciences Corporation on 02/02/2017 reported its EPS as $0.81 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $0.7. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $0.11. This shows a surprise factor of 15.7%.

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on Computer Sciences Corporation Earnings, with 15 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $0.84. Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $0.96 and $0.8 respectively. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $0.73.

Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for Computer Sciences Corporation as $1.95 Billion in the Current Quarter. This estimate is provided by 13 analysts. The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 2.01 Billion, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 1.92 Billion. The company’s last year sales total was 1.81 Billion.

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for Computer Sciences Corporation is 15.1%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is 32.1%. In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of 0.35% per annum. While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is 13%.

The Company got Upgrade by Citigroup on 13-Oct-16 from Neutral to Buy.

Insider Trades for Computer Sciences Corporation show that the latest trade was made on 26 Jan 2017 where Lawrie (John Michael), the Chief Executive Officer completed a transaction type “Sell” in which 200 shares were traded at a price of $61.49.

11 Insider Sales transactions were made totaling 173772 shares traded.

12 analysts projected Price Targets for Computer Sciences Corporation. The analysts believe that the company stock price could grow as high as $90. The Low Price target projection by analysts is $59 and the Mean Price Target is $70.33.

Computer Sciences Corporation (NYSE:CSC) has the market capitalization of $10.06 Billion. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $71.5 on Feb 6, 2017 and touched its 52-Week Low of $24.27 on Feb 10, 2016. The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of -1.1 percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at -4.7% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 3.4 percent.

The stock is currently showing YTD performance of 20.13 Percent. The company has Beta Value of 0.89 and ATR value of 1.83. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 3.57% and 2.49%.

Company profile:

Computer Sciences Corp. offers a broad array of professional services to clients in the global commercial and government markets and specializes in the application of advanced and complex I/T to achieve its customers’ strategic objectives. Its service offerings include outsourcing, systems integration, and I/T and management consulting and other professional services, including e-business solutions.