Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation Share Price and Company Fundamentals



Price
$71.29
Change
0.560 (0.792%)
52 week
48.98 - 82.73

Last traded: Yesterday at 8:00 PM

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation, a professional services company, provides consulting and technology, and outsourcing services in North America, Europe, and internationally. The company operates through four segments: Financial Services; Healthcare; Products and Resources; and Communications, Media and Technology. It offers customer experience enhancement, robotic process automation, analytics, and AI services in areas, such as digital lending, fraud detection, and next generation payments; and enhanced compliance, integrated health management, claims investigative services, and patient experience, as well as services that drive operational improvements in areas, such as claims processing, enrollment, membership, and billing to healthcare providers and payers, and life sciences companies, including pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device companies. The company also provides solution to manufacturers, retailers and travel and hospitality companies, as well as companies providing logistics, energy and utility services; and cloud, interactive, and IoT services to information, media and entertainment, and communications and technology companies. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey.

Key Metrics

PE ratio

25.05

PB ratio

3.41

Dividend yield

1.27%

Beta

1.15

Market cap

$37.6B

Enterprise value

$36.86B

Company profile

Industry / SectorInformation Technology Services / Technology
Full time employees296500
Websitehttp://www.cognizant.com
Mailing address300 Frank West Burr Boulevard Teaneck NJ 07666 United States
Phone / Fax201-801-0233 /

Dividends

Dividend yield

1.27%

Dividend amount

$0.90

Payout ratio

31.58%

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation paid $0.90 dividend and the ex-dividend date was 18 May 2021.The dividend payout ratio is 31.58%. The dividend payout ratio is defined as the amout of dividend paid divided by the earnings of the company.CTSH dividend payout ratio is less than 70. This is ideal as it gives company room to grow the dividends and also the excess earnings can be invested in company for growth.

CTSH's forward dividend amount is $0.96 and the forward dividend yield is 1.36%. A forward dividend yield is the percentage of a company's current stock price that it expects to pay out as dividends over a certain time period, generally 12 months. Forward dividend yields are generally used in circumstances where the yield is predictable based on past instances. If not, trailing yields, which indicate the same value over the previous 12 months, are used.

Company Executives

As of May 2021, following are the company executives and directors listed on Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation.

NameTitleAgeTotal Pay
Mr. Brian HumphriesCEO & Director463.12M
Mr. Jan SiegmundChief Financial Officer56533.33k
Ms. Rebecca SchmittExec. VP & Chief People Officer461.91M
Mr. Malcolm FrankExec. VP & Pres of Digital Bus. and Technology531.21M
Mr. Srinivasan VeeraraghavacharyExec. VP & Chief Operating Officer60
Mr. Robert TelesmanicSr. VP, Corp. Controller & Chief Accounting Officer53
Mr. Anil T. CheriyanExec. VP of Strategy and Technology62
Mr. Lawrence WieserChief Admin. Officer
Ms. Katie RoyceGlobal Head of Investor Relations
Mr. John Sunshin KimExec. VP, Gen. Counsel, Chief Corp. Affairs Officer & Sec.

Profitability and management effectiveness

Profit margin

9.09%

Operating margin

14.35%

Return on assets

8.85%

Return on equity

14.13%

Profitability ratios are a class of financial metrics that are used to assess a business's ability to generate earnings relative to its revenue, operating costs, balance sheet assets, and shareholders' equity over time, using data from a specific point in time.

The return on equity signifies how well the management is running the company in terms of capital management. The ideal return on equity is greater than 10%. The return on equity is calculated as net income divided by total share holders equity.

Valuation and Trading Info

The market capitalization of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation is 37.6B and its enterprise value is 36.86B. The enterprise value to revenue ratio of CTSH is 2.19.

The CTSH's stocks Beta value is 1.15 making it 15% more volatile compared to NASDAQ market index. Technology stocks and small caps tend to have higher betas than the market benchmark. This indicates that adding the stock to a portfolio will increase the portfolio’s risk, but also increase its expected return. On the other hand utility stocks often have low betas because they tend to move more slowly than market averages.

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation's Stock Symbol?

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation trades on NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "CTSH".

2. What is Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation's stock price today?

One share of CTSH stock can currently be purchased for approximately $71.29.

3. How can I contact Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation?

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation's mailing address is 300 Frank West Burr Boulevard Teaneck NJ 07666 United States. The company can be reached via phone at 201-801-0233.

4. What is Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation's official website?

The official website of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation is http://www.cognizant.com.