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NASDAQ:CTSH

Cognizant Technology Solutions - CTSH Stock Forecast, Price & News

$58.65
+0.49 (+0.84%)
(As of 03/24/2023 08:51 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$57.24
$58.68
50-Day Range
$57.07
$70.66
52-Week Range
$51.33
$92.99
Volume
3.30 million shs
Average Volume
4.84 million shs
Market Capitalization
$29.87 billion
P/E Ratio
13.27
Dividend Yield
1.98%
Price Target
$69.90

Cognizant Technology Solutions MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
1.83 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
19.2% Upside
$69.90 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.33% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.75
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.45mentions of Cognizant Technology Solutions in the last 14 days
Based on 8 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
8.07%
From $4.46 to $4.82 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.91 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

53rd out of 614 stocks

Custom Computer Programming Services Industry

3rd out of 25 stocks


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About Cognizant Technology Solutions (NASDAQ:CTSH) Stock

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. engages in the provision of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services. It operates through the following business segments: Financial Services, Healthcare, Products and Resources, and Communications, Media, and Technology. The Financial Services segment consists of banking and insurance services. The Healthcare segment involves healthcare and life sciences. The Products and Resources segment consists of retail and consumer goods, manufacturing and logistics, travel and hospitality, and energy and utilities. The Communications, Media, and Technology segment includes communications, information, media and entertainment, and technology. The company was founded by Wijeyaraj Kumar Mahadeva and Francisco D'Souza in 1994 and is headquartered in Teaneck, NJ.

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CTSH Company Calendar

Last Earnings
2/02/2023
Ex-Dividend for 2/28 Dividend
2/16/2023
Dividend Payable
2/28/2023
Today
3/27/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/03/2023
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Custom computer programming services
Sub-Industry
IT Consulting & Other Services
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:CTSH
CUSIP
19244610
Employees
355,300
Year Founded
1994

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$69.90
High Stock Price Forecast
$98.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$49.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+19.2%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
1.83
Research Coverage
18 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$2.29 billion
Pretax Margin
15.52%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$19.43 billion
Cash Flow
$5.65 per share
Book Value
$24.17 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
507,563,000
Market Cap
$29.87 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.10

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Key Executives

  • Ravi Kumar Singisetti
    Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Jan Siegmund
    Chief Financial Officer
  • Neal Ramasamy
    Global Chief Information Officer
  • Balu Ganesh Ayyar
    EVP, President-Intuitive Operations & Automation
  • Becky SchmittBecky Schmitt
    Chief People Officer & Executive Vice President













CTSH Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

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

18 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Cognizant Technology Solutions in the last year. There are currently 5 sell ratings, 11 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" CTSH shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in CTSH, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Cognizant Technology Solutions' stock price forecast for 2023?

18 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Cognizant Technology Solutions' shares. Their CTSH share price forecasts range from $49.00 to $98.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $69.90 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 19.2% from the stock's current price.
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How have CTSH shares performed in 2023?

Cognizant Technology Solutions' stock was trading at $57.19 on January 1st, 2023. Since then, CTSH stock has increased by 2.6% and is now trading at $58.65.
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When is Cognizant Technology Solutions' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 3rd 2023.
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How were Cognizant Technology Solutions' earnings last quarter?

Cognizant Technology Solutions Co. (NASDAQ:CTSH) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 2nd. The information technology service provider reported $1.01 EPS for the quarter, hitting analysts' consensus estimates of $1.01. The information technology service provider had revenue of $4.84 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.78 billion. Cognizant Technology Solutions had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 18.92% and a net margin of 11.79%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 1.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $1.10 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 2nd. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.29 per share on Tuesday, February 28th. This represents a $1.16 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.98%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 16th. This is an increase from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.27.
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Is Cognizant Technology Solutions a good dividend stock?

Cognizant Technology Solutions (NASDAQ:CTSH) pays an annual dividend of $1.16 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.99%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 4 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 26.24%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, CTSH will have a dividend payout ratio of 24.07% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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When did Cognizant Technology Solutions' stock split?

Cognizant Technology Solutions's stock split on Monday, March 10th 2014. The 2-1 split was announced on Wednesday, February 5th 2014. The newly issued shares were payable to shareholders after the closing bell on Friday, March 7th 2014. An investor that had 100 shares of 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 issued an update on its first quarter 2023 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 2nd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $4.71 billion-$4.76 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $4.88 billion.

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

5,992 employees have rated Cognizant Technology Solutions Chief Executive Officer Brian Humphries on Glassdoor.com. Brian Humphries has an approval rating of 75% among the company's 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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Pzena Investment Management LLC (3.38%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.87%), First Trust Advisors LP (1.67%), Boston Partners (1.66%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (1.43%) and Macquarie Group Ltd. (1.37%). Insiders that own company stock include Andrew J Stafford, Becky Schmitt, Dharmendra Kumar Sinha, John Nelson Fox Jr, Leo S Jr Mackay, Malcolm Frank, Matthew W Friedrich, Matthew W Friedrich, Maureen Breakiron-Evans, Michael Patsalos-Fox, Rajesh Nambiar, Robert Telesmanic and Zein Abdalla.
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How do I buy shares of Cognizant Technology Solutions?

Shares of CTSH stock 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 $58.65.

How much money does Cognizant Technology Solutions make?

Cognizant Technology Solutions (NASDAQ:CTSH) has a market capitalization of $29.87 billion and generates $19.43 billion in revenue each year. The information technology service provider earns $2.29 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.42 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Cognizant Technology Solutions have?

The company employs 355,300 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 Life Sciences Manufacturing, 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, 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 Pty Ltd, 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., 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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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 the company is www.cognizant.com. The information technology service provider can be reached via phone at (201) 801-0233, via email at david.nelson@cognizant.com, or via fax at 201-801-0243.

This page (NASDAQ:CTSH) was last updated on 3/27/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff