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Cognizant (CTSH) Just Reclaimed the 200-Day Moving Average

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Cognizant (CTSH) is looking like an interesting pick from a technical perspective, as the company reached a key level of support. Recently, CTSH crossed above the 200-day moving average, suggesting a long-term bullish trend.

The 200-day simple moving average helps traders and analysts determine overall long-term market trends for stocks, commodities, indexes, and other financial instruments. The indicator moves higher or lower along with longer-term price moves, serving as a support or resistance level.

Moving Average Chart for CTSH
Moving Average Chart for CTSH

CTSH could be on the verge of another rally after moving 11.2% higher over the last four weeks. Plus, the company is currently a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold) stock.

The bullish case solidifies once investors consider CTSH's positive earnings estimate revisions. No estimate has gone lower in the past two months for the current fiscal year, compared to 9 higher, while the consensus estimate has increased too.

Investors should think about putting CTSH on their watchlist given the ultra-important technical indicator and positive move in earnings estimate revisions.


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