Investors bought shares of Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE:CSC) on weakness during trading hours on Tuesday. $36.19 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $14.34 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $21.85 million into the stock. Of all stocks tracked, Computer Sciences Corp. had the 15th highest net in-flow for the day. Computer Sciences Corp. traded down ($0.41) for the day and closed at $48.22

Several equities analysts recently weighed in on CSC shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Computer Sciences Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, April 18th. Raymond James Financial Inc. downgraded shares of Computer Sciences Corp. from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 25th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $48.00 price target (up previously from $34.00) on shares of Computer Sciences Corp. in a report on Wednesday, May 25th. BMO Capital Markets upgraded shares of Computer Sciences Corp. from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 25th. Finally, Jefferies Group reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Computer Sciences Corp. in a report on Thursday, May 19th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $46.86.

The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $50.01 and its 200 day moving average price is $36.62. The firm has a market cap of $6.68 billion and a PE ratio of 27.09.

Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE:CSC) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, May 24th. The company reported $0.73 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.68 by $0.05. The business had revenue of $1.81 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.80 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.71 EPS. Computer Sciences Corp.’s revenue for the quarter was down 5.4% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities research analysts expect that Computer Sciences Corp. will post $2.85 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, July 11th. Investors of record on Tuesday, June 14th were paid a dividend of $0.14 per share. This represents a $0.56 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.16%. The ex-dividend date was Friday, June 10th.

In related news, CEO John M. Lawrie sold 8,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, July 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $49.63, for a total transaction of $397,040.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 400,729 shares in the company, valued at $19,888,180.27. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, CEO John M. Lawrie sold 5,600 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, April 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $33.19, for a total value of $185,864.00. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 369,983 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $12,279,735.77. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

A number of large investors have bought and sold shares of the company. Liberty Mutual Group Asset Management Inc. boosted its stake in Computer Sciences Corp. by 316.3% in the fourth quarter. Liberty Mutual Group Asset Management Inc. now owns 97,502 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,186,000 after buying an additional 74,082 shares during the last quarter. Twin Capital Management Inc. boosted its stake in Computer Sciences Corp. by 7.0% in the fourth quarter. Twin Capital Management Inc. now owns 72,180 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,359,000 after buying an additional 4,750 shares during the last quarter. Boston Partners boosted its stake in Computer Sciences Corp. by 763.7% in the fourth quarter. Boston Partners now owns 6,729,904 shares of the company’s stock valued at $219,933,000 after buying an additional 5,950,730 shares during the last quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund boosted its stake in Computer Sciences Corp. by 0.8% in the fourth quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund now owns 365,810 shares of the company’s stock valued at $11,955,000 after buying an additional 2,800 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Jennison Associates LLC boosted its stake in Computer Sciences Corp. by 22.1% in the fourth quarter. Jennison Associates LLC now owns 2,986,164 shares of the company’s stock valued at $97,588,000 after buying an additional 540,252 shares during the last quarter.

Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) is a global provider of information technology (IT) and professional services and solutions. The Company operates through three segments: Global Business Services (GBS), which is a provider of various technology solutions, including consulting, applications services and software; Global Infrastructure Services (GIS), which provides solutions, such as managed and virtual desktop solutions, and data center management, and North American Public Sector (NPS), which delivers IT, mission and operations-related services.

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