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CTSH - Cognizant Technology Solutions Share Price

$80.55 0.5  0.6%

Last Trade - 09/04/21

Large Cap
Market Cap £31.18bn
Enterprise Value £29.72bn
Revenue £12.15bn
Position in Universe 298th / 6827
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Year End 31st Dec 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021E 2022E CAGR / Avg
12,416 13,487 14,810 16,125 16,783 16,652 17,800 18,857 +6.0%
+12.7 -3.8 +43.8 +4.2 +13.8 -23.9 +20.3 +10.4
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the fiscal year ended 31 December 2020,Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp revenues decreased 1%to $16.65B. Net income decreased 24% to $1.39B. Revenuesreflect Financial Services segment decrease of 4% to $5.62B, Products and Resources segment decrease of 2% to $3.7B,North America segment decrease of 1% to $12.58B, Europesegment decrease of 1% to $2.99B. Net income also reflectsUnallocated Costs segment loss increase of 19% to $2.59B.
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Profile Summary

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation is a professional services company. The Company operates through four segments: Financial Services, Healthcare, Manufacturing/Retail/Logistics, and Other. The Financial Services segment includes customers providing banking/transaction processing, capital markets and insurance services. The Healthcare segment includes healthcare providers and payers, as well as life sciences customers, including pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies. The Manufacturing/Retail/Logistics segment includes manufacturers, retailers, travel and other hospitality customers, as well as customers providing logistics services. The Other segment includes its information, media and entertainment services, communications and high technology operating segments. Its services include consulting and technology services and outsourcing services. Its outsourcing services include application maintenance, IT infrastructure services and business process services.

Last Annual December 31st, 2020
Last Interim December 31st, 2020
Incorporated April 6, 1988
Public Since June 24, 1998
No. of Shareholders: 342,100
No. of Employees: 289,500
Sector Technology
Industry Software & IT Services
Index Nasdaq Composite , Nasdaq 100 , S&P 500 Information Technology (sector), S&P Composite 1500 , S&P 500 ,
Exchange NASDAQ Global Select Market
Shares in Issue 530,614,258
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Upcoming Events for CTSH
Wednesday 5th May, 2021
Q1 2021 Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp Earnings Release
Wednesday 5th May, 2021
Q1 2021 Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp Earnings Call
Wednesday 2nd June, 2021 Estimate
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp Annual Shareholders Meeting
Tuesday 27th July, 2021 Estimate
Q2 2021 Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp Earnings Release
Frequently Asked Questions for Cognizant Technology Solutions
What is the Cognizant Technology Solutions share price?

As of 09/04/21, shares in Cognizant Technology Solutions are trading at $80.55, giving the company a market capitalisation of £31.18bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Cognizant Technology Solutions share price performed this year?

Shares in Cognizant Technology Solutions are currently trading at $80.55 and the price has moved by 48.4% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Cognizant Technology Solutions price has moved by 0.02% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Cognizant Technology Solutions?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Cognizant Technology Solutions, there are there are currently 5 "buy" , 13 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Cognizant Technology Solutions is Hold. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Cognizant Technology Solutions next release its financial results?

Cognizant Technology Solutions is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-12-31
What is the Cognizant Technology Solutions dividend yield?

The Cognizant Technology Solutions dividend yield is 1.09% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does Cognizant Technology Solutions pay a dividend?

Last year, Cognizant Technology Solutions paid a total dividend of 0.88, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 1.09%. Looking ahead, Cognizant Technology Solutions has not announced an ex-dividend date yet.

When does Cognizant Technology Solutions next pay dividends?

Cognizant Technology Solutions has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date. The historic dividend yield on Cognizant Technology Solutions shares is currently 1.09%.

How do I buy Cognizant Technology Solutions shares?

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What is the market cap of Cognizant Technology Solutions?

Shares in Cognizant Technology Solutions are currently trading at $80.55, giving the company a market capitalisation of £31.18bn.

Where are Cognizant Technology Solutions shares listed? Where are Cognizant Technology Solutions shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Cognizant Technology Solutions:

Country of listing: United States
Exchange: NSQ
Ticker Symbol: CTSH
What kind of share is Cognizant Technology Solutions?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Cognizant Technology Solutions is currently classified as a Style Neutral. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.

Is there a Cognizant Technology Solutions share price forecast 2021?

Shares in Cognizant Technology Solutions are currently priced at $80.55. At that level they are trading at 4.93% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 0.00.

Analysts covering Cognizant Technology Solutions currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 3.974 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Cognizant Technology Solutions share price will go up?

An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like Cognizant Technology Solutions. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been -4.92%. At the current price of $80.55, shares in Cognizant Technology Solutions are trading at 11.07% against their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.

What is the Cognizant Technology Solutions PE Ratio?

The Cognizant Technology Solutions PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 24.39. The shares are currently trading at $80.55.

The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.

The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.

Who are the key directors of Cognizant Technology Solutions?

Cognizant Technology Solutions's management team is headed by:

Ramakrishnan Chandrasekaran - CEX
Maureen Breakiron-Evans - IND
Malcolm Frank - EVP
Michael Patsalos-Fox - CHM
Ramakrishna Chintamaneni - EVP
Debashis Chatterjee - EVP
Sumithra Gomatam - EVP
Zein Abdalla - IND
John Dineen - IND
Gajakarnan Kandiah - EVP
Matthew Friedrich - EVP
Brian Humphries - CEO
Vinita Bali - IND
Archana Deskus - IND
Jan Siegmund - CFO
Who are the major shareholders of Cognizant Technology Solutions?

Here are the top five shareholders of Cognizant Technology Solutions based on the size of their shareholding:

The Vanguard Group, Inc. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 7.82% (41.5m shares)
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, N.A. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 4.94% (26.2m shares)
State Street Global Advisors (US) Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 4.27% (22.6m shares)
Dodge & Cox Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 4.1% (21.8m shares)
Walter Scott & Partners Ltd. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 3.27% (17.3m shares)
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