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Cognizant Technology Solutions Stock Forecast, Price & News

+2.88 (+4.27%)
(As of 06/24/2022 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
3.28 million shs
Average Volume
2.70 million shs
Market Capitalization
$36.62 billion
P/E Ratio
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CTSH Stock Forecast (MarketRank)

Overall MarketRank

3.03 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

38th out of 923 stocks

Custom Computer Programming Services Industry

1st out of 43 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 5.0Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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About Cognizant Technology Solutions (NASDAQ:CTSH)

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation, a professional services company, provides consulting and technology, and outsourcing services in North America, Europe, and internationally. It operates through four segments: Financial Services; Healthcare; Products and Resources; and Communications, Media and Technology. The company offers customer experience enhancement, robotic process automation, analytics, and AI services in areas, such as digital lending, fraud detection, and next generation payments; the shift towards consumerism, outcome-based contracting, digital health, delivering integrated seamless, omni-channel, and patient-centered experience; and services that drive operational improvements in areas, such as clinical development, pharmacovigilance, and manufacturing, as well as claims processing, enrollment, membership, and billing to healthcare providers and payers, and life sciences companies, including pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device companies. It also provides solution to manufacturers, retailers and travel and hospitality companies, as well as companies providing logistics, energy and utility services; and digital content, the creation of personalized user experience, and acceleration of digital engineering services to information, media and entertainment, and communications and technology companies. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Custom computer programming services
IT Consulting & Other Services
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 5/31 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

Price Target and Rating

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Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
14 Analysts


Net Income
$2.14 billion
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$18.51 billion
Cash Flow
$5.24 per share
Book Value
$22.84 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$36.62 billion

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Cognizant Technology Solutions Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Cognizant Technology Solutions stock right now?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Cognizant Technology Solutions in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" Cognizant Technology Solutions stock.
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What is Cognizant Technology Solutions' stock price forecast for 2022?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Cognizant Technology Solutions' stock. Their CTSH stock forecasts range from $85.00 to $104.00. On average, they anticipate Cognizant Technology Solutions' share price to reach $92.53 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 31.7% from the stock's current price.
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How has Cognizant Technology Solutions' stock price performed in 2022?

Cognizant Technology Solutions' stock was trading at $88.72 at the beginning of 2022. Since then, CTSH shares have decreased by 20.8% and is now trading at $70.26.
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When is Cognizant Technology Solutions' next earnings date?

Cognizant Technology Solutions is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July 27th 2022.
View our earnings forecast for Cognizant Technology Solutions

How were Cognizant Technology Solutions' earnings last quarter?

Cognizant Technology Solutions Co. (NASDAQ:CTSH) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May, 4th. The information technology service provider reported $1.08 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.04 by $0.04. The information technology service provider earned $4.83 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $4.83 billion. Cognizant Technology Solutions had a net margin of 11.59% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 19.07%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 9.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.97 EPS.
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How often does Cognizant Technology Solutions pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Cognizant Technology Solutions?

Cognizant Technology Solutions declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, May 6th. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 20th will be given a dividend of $0.27 per share on Tuesday, May 31st. This represents a $1.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.54%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 19th.
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Is Cognizant Technology Solutions a good dividend stock?

Cognizant Technology Solutions(NASDAQ:CTSH) pays an annual dividend of $1.08 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.54%. Cognizant Technology Solutions has been increasing its dividend for 3 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Cognizant Technology Solutions is 25.90%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Cognizant Technology Solutions will have a dividend payout ratio of 21.56% next year. This indicates that Cognizant Technology Solutions will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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When did Cognizant Technology Solutions' stock split? How did Cognizant Technology Solutions' stock split work?

Cognizant Technology Solutions shares split on Monday, March 10th 2014. The 2-1 split was announced on Wednesday, February 5th 2014. The newly created shares were payable to shareholders after the closing bell on Friday, March 7th 2014. An investor that had 100 shares of Cognizant Technology Solutions stock prior to the split would have 200 shares after the split.

What guidance has Cognizant Technology Solutions issued on next quarter's earnings?

Cognizant Technology Solutions updated its second quarter 2022 earnings guidance on Monday, May, 9th. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $4.90 billion-$4.94 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $5.01 billion.

Who are Cognizant Technology Solutions' key executives?

Cognizant Technology Solutions' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Brian Humphries, CEO & Director (Age 48, Pay $5.59M)
  • Mr. Jan Siegmund, Chief Financial Officer (Age 58, Pay $2.13M)
  • Mr. John Sunshin Kim, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel, Chief Corp. Affairs Officer & Sec. (Age 54, Pay $1.74M)
  • Mr. Gregory Lawrence Hyttenrauch, Exec. VP & Pres of Cognizant Americas (Age 54, Pay $1.65M)
  • Mr. Rajesh Nambiar MCA, Exec. VP, Pres of Digital Bus. and Technology & Chairman of India (Age 54, Pay $2.03M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Srinivasan Veeraraghavachary, Exec. VP & Chief Operating Officer (Age 62)
  • Mr. Robert Telesmanic, Sr. VP, Corp. Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 55)
  • Mr. Anil T. Cheriyan, Exec. VP of Strategy and Technology (Age 64)
  • Mr. Lawrence Wieser, Chief Admin. Officer
  • Ms. Katie Royce, Global Head of Investor Relations

What is Brian Humphries' approval rating as Cognizant Technology Solutions' CEO?

5,992 employees have rated Cognizant Technology Solutions CEO Brian Humphries on Glassdoor.com. Brian Humphries has an approval rating of 75% among Cognizant Technology Solutions' employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Cognizant Technology Solutions own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Cognizant Technology Solutions investors own include Hawkins (HWKN), NVIDIA (NVDA), Netflix (NFLX), CA (CA), Walt Disney (DIS), Intel (INTC), Micron Technology (MU), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Mastercard (MA) and Visa (V).

What is Cognizant Technology Solutions' stock symbol?

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

Who are Cognizant Technology Solutions' major shareholders?

Cognizant Technology Solutions' stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.70%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.14%), State Street Corp (4.33%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (3.60%), Invesco Ltd. (3.33%) and Pzena Investment Management LLC (2.56%). Company insiders that own Cognizant Technology Solutions stock include Allen Shaheen, Andrew J Stafford, Becky Schmitt, Dharmendra Kumar Sinha, Francisco Dsouza, James Patrick Lennox, John E Klein, John Nelson Fox Jr, Karen Mcloughlin, Leo S Jr Mackay, Malcolm Frank, Matthew W Friedrich, Matthew W Friedrich, Maureen Breakiron-Evans, Michael Patsalos-Fox, Rajesh Nambiar and Robert Telesmanic.
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Which major investors are selling Cognizant Technology Solutions stock?

CTSH stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc., Nordea Investment Management AB, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Pzena Investment Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., and Alyeska Investment Group L.P.. Company insiders that have sold Cognizant Technology Solutions company stock in the last two years include Andrew J Stafford, Becky Schmitt, Dharmendra Kumar Sinha, John Nelson Fox Jr, Leo S Jr Mackay, Malcolm Frank, Matthew W Friedrich, Maureen Breakiron-Evans, Michael Patsalos-Fox, Rajesh Nambiar, and Robert Telesmanic.
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Which major investors are buying Cognizant Technology Solutions stock?

CTSH stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wellington Management Group LLP, Capital Research Global Investors, Vanguard Group Inc., Boston Partners, Candlestick Capital Management LP, Invesco Ltd., Swiss National Bank, and Clark Capital Management Group Inc..
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How do I buy shares of Cognizant Technology Solutions?

Shares of CTSH can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Cognizant Technology Solutions' stock price today?

One share of CTSH stock can currently be purchased for approximately $70.26.

How much money does Cognizant Technology Solutions make?

Cognizant Technology Solutions (NASDAQ:CTSH) has a market capitalization of $36.62 billion and generates $18.51 billion in revenue each year. The information technology service provider earns $2.14 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.17 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Cognizant Technology Solutions have?

Cognizant Technology Solutions employs 330,600 workers across the globe.

Does Cognizant Technology Solutions have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Cognizant Technology Solutions: 10th Magnitude, Aces International, Active Intelligence, Adaptra, Advanced Technology Group, AimNet, Avectus Healthcare Solutions LLC, BHS Hospital Services Inc., BHS India Holdings Inc., BHS India Holdings LLC, BHS Physician Services Inc., Bolder Healthcare Solutions, Bright Wolf, Brilliant Service, CSS Investment LLC, Cadient Group, Code Zero, CogDev Malaysia SDN. BHD., CogDev Solutions AB, Cognizant (GB) Limited, Cognizant (Mauritius) Ltd., Cognizant Accounting Services Norway AS, Cognizant Business Consulting SAS, Cognizant Business Services Corporation, Cognizant Business Services Limited, Cognizant Business Services Norway AS, Cognizant Business Services UK Limited, Cognizant Consulting SARL, Cognizant Deutschland GmbH, Cognizant Domestic Holdings Corporation, Cognizant El Salvador Sociedad Anonima de Capital Variable, Cognizant Energy and Financial Services Consulting GmbH, Cognizant France SAS, Cognizant Healthcare Services LLC, Cognizant Holdings UK Limited, Cognizant Horizon Financial Services, Cognizant International Holdings Corporation, Cognizant Japan KK, Cognizant Mobility (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., Cognizant Mobility GmbH, Cognizant Mobility Inc., Cognizant Mobility Romania S.R.L., Cognizant Mortgage Services Corporation, Cognizant Oil and Gas Consulting Services Malaysia SDN. BHD., Cognizant Oil and Gas Consulting Services Norway AS, Cognizant Oil and Gas Consulting Services U.S. Inc., Cognizant Oil and Gas Consulting Services UK Ltd, Cognizant Resources LLC, Cognizant Servicos de Tecnologia e Software do Brasil Ltda, Cognizant Technology Solutions (Dalian) Co. Ltd., Cognizant Technology Solutions (Québec) Inc., Cognizant Technology Solutions (Shanghai) Co Ltd., Cognizant Technology Solutions (Thailand) Co. Ltd., Cognizant Technology Solutions AG, Cognizant Technology Solutions Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd., Cognizant Technology Solutions Australia Pty Ltd, Cognizant Technology Solutions Austria GmbH, Cognizant Technology Solutions Belgium SA, Cognizant Technology Solutions Benelux B.V., Cognizant Technology Solutions Canada Inc., Cognizant Technology Solutions Colombia S.A.S., Cognizant Technology Solutions Denmark ApS, Cognizant Technology Solutions Finland Oy, Cognizant Technology Solutions France SAS, Cognizant Technology Solutions Global Services Limited, Cognizant Technology Solutions GmbH, Cognizant Technology Solutions Guatemala Limitada, Cognizant Technology Solutions Holdings LLC, Cognizant Technology Solutions Hong Kong Limited, Cognizant Technology Solutions Hungary Kft., Cognizant Technology Solutions India Private Limited, Cognizant Technology Solutions Ireland Limited, Cognizant Technology Solutions Italia S.p.A., Cognizant Technology Solutions Jersey Limited, Cognizant Technology Solutions Lincoln Holdings LLC, Cognizant Technology Solutions Lithuania UAB, Cognizant Technology Solutions Luxembourg S.à r.l, Cognizant Technology Solutions New Zealand Limited, Cognizant Technology Solutions Norway AS, Cognizant Technology Solutions Overseas Corporation, Cognizant Technology Solutions Philippines Inc., Cognizant Technology Solutions Poland sp. zo. o, Cognizant Technology Solutions Portugal Unipessoal LDA, Cognizant Technology Solutions Romania S.R.L., Cognizant Technology Solutions Saudi LLC, Cognizant Technology Solutions Services LLC, Cognizant Technology Solutions Slovakia s.r.o., Cognizant Technology Solutions South Africa (Proprietary) Limited, Cognizant Technology Solutions Spain S.L., Cognizant Technology Solutions Sweden AB, Cognizant Technology Solutions U.S. Corporation, Cognizant Technology Solutions de Argentina S.R.L., Cognizant Technology Solutions de Chile SpA, Cognizant Technology Solutions de Costa Rica Sociedad de Responsabilidad Limitada, Cognizant Technology Solutions de Mexico S.A. de C.V., Cognizant Technology Solutions s.r.o., Cognizant TriZetto Software Group Inc., Cognizant Worldwide Limited, Collaborative Solutions APJ LLC, Collaborative Solutions Asia-Pacific Pty Ltd, Collaborative Solutions Australia Pty Ltd, Collaborative Solutions EMEA Limited, Collaborative Solutions Europe Limited, Collaborative Solutions Holdings LLC, Collaborative Solutions INC., Collaborative Solutions MidCo LLC, Collaborative Solutions New Zealand Limited, Collaborative Solutions Northern Holdings LLC, Collaborative Technology Solutions Canada ULC, Contino, Contino Holdings Inc., Contino Solutions Limited, Contino US LLC, CoreLogic Global Services, Devbridge, Devbridge Canada ULC, Devbridge Group LLC, Devbridge LT UAB, Devbridge PL sp. zo. o, Devbridge UK Ltd, Dylis Consulting Pty Ltd, EI-Management SAS, EI-Technologies, EI-Technologies France SAS, EI-Workplace SAS, ESG Mobility, Enterprise IT API Limited, Enterprise IT Analytics Limited, Enterprise IT Limited, Enterprise Services AG, Entrepreneurs et Investisseurs Technologies SAS, Equinox Consulting, Fathom Solutions, Frontica Business Solutions, GSoft Services Private Limited, Galileo Performance, HUNTER Technical Resources, Head London Limited, Hedera Consulting, ING U.S., Idea Couture, Idea Couture Latin America S.A.P.I. de C.V., Inawisdom, Inawisdom Europe B.V., Inawisdom Ltd, Infopulse, KBACE Technologies, KIS Information Services (KIS), LZ Lifescience Limited, LZ Lifescience US Inc., Lev, Linium LLC, Magenic, Magenic Manila Inc., MediCall, MediCall Philippines Inc., Merit Research Limited, Merit Software Holdings Limited, Merit Software Limited, Meritsoft, Mirabeau, Mirabo Systems International Limited, Mustache, Mustache LLC, Mustache TV LLC, Netcentric A Cognizant Digital Business, Netcentric AG, Netcentric Deutschland GmbH, Netcentric Eastern Europe S.R.L., Netcentric Ibérica SLU, Netcentric UK Ltd, New Signature, New Signature SA (Pty) Ltd, New Signature UK Limited, Nova IT, Odecee, Odecee Pty Limited, Odecee Unit Trust, Oy Samlink Ab, PIPC, Pepperweed Advisors, Prospective Payment Specialists Inc., Quick Left, ROI Access Management Services LLC, ROI Holding Company LLC, Receivables Outsourcing LLC, Rivereo Technologies Limited, SAASFOCUS PTY LTD, SPI Nepal Private Limited, SVN BidCo Pty Ltd, SVN HoldCo Pty Ltd, SaaSfocus Inc, Samlink, Samlink Technology Solutions Finland Oy, Servian, Servian (Victoria) Pty Ltd, Servian Consulting Limited, Servian Group (Holdings) Pty Ltd, Servian Managed Services Pty Ltd, Servian New Zealand Limited, Servian Pty Ltd, Servian Services Pty Ltd, Servian Singapore Pte. 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When was Cognizant Technology Solutions founded?

Cognizant Technology Solutions was founded in 1994.

How can I contact Cognizant Technology Solutions?

Cognizant Technology Solutions' mailing address is GLENPOINTE CENTRE WEST 500 FRANK W. BURR BLVD., TEANECK NJ, 07666. The official website for Cognizant Technology Solutions is www.cognizant.com. The information technology service provider can be reached via phone at (201) 801-0233, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 201-801-0243.

This page (NASDAQ:CTSH) was last updated on 6/26/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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