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January 10, 2014
11:38 EDTINFY, WIT, CTSHInfosys hits 52-week high after raising full year revenue view
Shares of IT services consultant Infosys (INFY) are rallying after the company’s third quarter results exceeded expectations and it raised its full year revenue view. WHAT'S NEW: Infosys reported third quarter earnings per share of 81c and revenue of $2.1B, compared to analysts’ consensus estimates of 75c and $2.08B, respectively. The company raised its fiscal 2014 revenue growth outlook to 11.5%-12% from 9%-10%, citing an improving global economic environment. ANALYST REACTION: This morning, analyst commentary was positive on Infosys. Citigroup said it maintains its positive view on Infosys and kept a Buy rating on the stock. Citi noted that Infosys management suggested that there is likely to be slight uptick in demand, with U.S. and Europe on the recovery path. Another firm, RW Baird, maintained an Outperform rating with price target of $65. Baird said it expects the stock to trade up 3 to 4% today based on the company's Q3 results, which it called "solid." PRICE ACTION: Infosys shares trading in New York rose $2.92 or 5.2% to $59.07 on heavy volume in morning trade. Earlier in the session, the stock hit a fresh 52-week high of $59.52. Over the past twelve months, the stock is up 34%. OTHERS TO WATCH: Infosys’ competitors include Wipro (WIT) and Cognizant (CTSH), which are both higher in morning trading as well.
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September 18, 2014
05:34 EDTINFYInfosys expands partnership with Microsoft
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September 16, 2014
09:59 EDTCTSHOn The Fly: Analyst Initiation Summary
Today's noteworthy initiations include: ACI Worldwide (ACIW) initiated with a Neutral at Sterne Agee... ADP (ADP) initiated with a Market Perform at Bernstein... ANSYS (ANSS) initiated with a Sector Perform at RBC Capital... Accenture (ACN) initiated with a Market Perform at Bernstein... Blackhawk (HAWK) initiated with a Neutral at Sterne Agee... Coca-Cola (KO) initiated with a Market Perform at Cowen... Cognizant (CTSH) initiated with an Outperform at Bernstein... Constellation Brands (STZ) initiated with a Market Perform at Cowen... Dr Pepper Snapple (DPS) initiated with a Market Perform at Cowen... GenCorp (GY) initiated with a Hold at KeyBanc... Global Payments (GPN) initiated with a Neutral at Piper Jaffray... GoPro (GPRO) initiated with a Buy at Cleveland Research... Green Dot (GDOT) initiated with a Neutral at Sterne Agee... Lionsgate (LGF) initiated with a Buy at ISI Group... MEDNAX (MD) initiated with a Neutral at SunTrust... MasterCard (MA) initiated with a Buy at Sterne Agee... Molson Coors (TAP) initiated with an Outperform at Cowen... Monster Beverage (MNST) initiated with a Market Perform at Cowen... NetSuite (N) initiated with an Outperform at RBC Capital... Oracle (ORCL) assumed with a Sector Perform at RBC Capital... PepsiCo (PEP) initiated with an Outperform at Cowen... SAP (SAP) initiated with a Sector Perform at RBC Capital... Teekay (TK) initiated with a Hold at Deutsche Bank... Tesla (TSLA) initiated with a Buy at ISI Group... Visa (V) initiated with a Buy at Sterne Agee... Western Union (WU) initiated with a Neutral at Sterne Agee... Workday (WDAY) initiated with an Outperform at RBC Capital... Yelp (YELP) initiated with a Neutral at RW Baird... Zillow (Z) initiated with an Overweight at Stephens... zulily (ZU) initiated with an Outperform at RW Baird.
07:40 EDTCTSHCognizant initiated with an Outperform at Bernstein
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September 15, 2014
11:44 EDTCTSHCognizant's TriZetto acquisition mentioned positively at Deutsche Bank
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08:42 EDTCTSHCognizant says TriZetto should not be dilutive to long-term revenue growth
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08:25 EDTCTSHCognizant says does not expect added large scale M&A in 'foreseeable future'
The company said it will continue to look at "tuck-in" acquisitions, but does not see another large M&A deal until this integration is completed and "well under our belt." Cognizant says will continue relying on share repurchase as vehicle for return of cash to shareholders. Cognizant says its capital allocation model remains intact following its acquisition of TriZetto.
08:21 EDTCTSHCognizant says TriZetto acquisition about revenue growth, not cost synergies
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06:23 EDTCTSHFunds advised by Apax Partners agree to sell stake in TriZetto to Cognizant
Funds advised by Apax Partners announced that they have agreed to sell their majority ownership stake in the TriZetto. TriZetto, a provider of world-class healthcare information technology and service solutions, will be sold to Cognizant Technology Solutions for $2.7B in cash, subject to customary adjustments. TriZetto develops, licenses and manages solutions for healthcare payers and providers, providing software and services to approximately 350 health plans helping to increase administrative efficiency, improve the cost and quality of care and succeed in the retail market. Additionally, the company provides revenue-cycle management software solutions to nearly 245,000 doctors and other healthcare providers.
06:18 EDTCTSHCognizant to host conference call
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06:06 EDTCTSHCognizant agrees to acquire TriZetto for $2.7B
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06:01 EDTCTSHCognizant to acquire Trizetto for $2.7B in cash, CNBC reports
Cognizant is going to acquire privately held Trizetto for $2.7B in cash, CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin reports, citing sources.
September 12, 2014
09:01 EDTWITWipro announces Premier Partnership with Adobe
Wipro Ltd. (WIT) announced that it has entered into a Premier Partnership with Adobe (ADBE). Wipro is the first Indian Global IT services company to attain this level of partnership. Wipro will partner with Adobe in creating integrated marketing, commerce, analytics and customer experience solutions. These solutions will help businesses to better understand and win customers, increase share of wallet and differentiate through targeted, relevant and consistent conversations across multiple devices and channels.
September 8, 2014
10:23 EDTINFYSyntel names Christopher Mason as North America sales head
Syntel (SYNT) announced earlier today the appointment of Christopher Mason as Head - North America Sales, effective September 8. Prior to joining Syntel, Mason served as Global Head of Business Development for the global sourcing division at Infosys (INFY).

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