S&P 500   4,662.85 (+0.08%)
DOW   35,911.81 (-0.56%)
S&P 500   4,662.85 (+0.08%)
DOW   35,911.81 (-0.56%)
S&P 500   4,662.85 (+0.08%)
DOW   35,911.81 (-0.56%)
S&P 500   4,662.85 (+0.08%)
DOW   35,911.81 (-0.56%)

Cognizant Technology Solutions Stock Forecast, Price & News

0.00 (0.00%)
(As of 01/14/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
2.33 million shs
Average Volume
2.79 million shs
Market Capitalization
$45.80 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
30 days | 90 days | 365 days | Advanced Chart
Receive CTSH News and Ratings via Email

Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for Cognizant Technology Solutions and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter.

Cognizant Technology Solutions logo

About Cognizant Technology Solutions

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 comprises 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.


See More Headlines

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$16.65 billion
Cash Flow
$4.55 per share
Book Value
$20.44 per share


Net Income
$1.39 billion
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$45.80 billion

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 11/30 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
Fiscal Year End

Social Links


Overall MarketRank

2.83 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

62nd out of 897 stocks

Custom Computer Programming Services Industry

2nd out of 41 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 5.0Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Cognizant Technology Solutions (NASDAQ:CTSH) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Cognizant Technology Solutions a buy right now?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Cognizant Technology Solutions in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Cognizant Technology Solutions stock.
View analyst ratings for Cognizant Technology Solutions
or view top-rated stocks.

How has Cognizant Technology Solutions' stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Cognizant Technology Solutions' stock was trading at $53.15 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, CTSH shares have increased by 64.1% and is now trading at $87.20.
View which stocks have been most impacted by COVID-19

When is Cognizant Technology Solutions' next earnings date?

Cognizant Technology Solutions is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 2nd 2022.
View our earnings forecast for Cognizant Technology Solutions

How can I listen to Cognizant Technology Solutions' earnings call?

Cognizant Technology Solutions will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, February 2nd at 5:00 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 201-612-7415 with passcode "13725571".

How were Cognizant Technology Solutions' earnings last quarter?

Cognizant Technology Solutions Co. (NASDAQ:CTSH) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, October, 26th. The information technology service provider reported $1.06 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.05 by $0.01. The information technology service provider had revenue of $4.74 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $4.73 billion. Cognizant Technology Solutions had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 17.55% and a net margin of 10.48%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 11.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.97 earnings per share.
View Cognizant Technology Solutions' earnings history

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 Wednesday, October 27th. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 19th will be paid a dividend of $0.24 per share on Tuesday, November 30th. This represents a $0.96 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.10%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 18th.
View Cognizant Technology Solutions' dividend history

Is Cognizant Technology Solutions a good dividend stock?

Cognizant Technology Solutions pays an annual dividend of $0.96 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.10%. Cognizant Technology Solutions has been increasing its dividend for 2 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 27.12%. 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 21.33% next year. This indicates that Cognizant Technology Solutions will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
View Cognizant Technology Solutions' dividend history.

When did Cognizant Technology Solutions' stock split? How did Cognizant Technology Solutions' stock split work?

Shares of Cognizant Technology Solutions split on Monday, March 10th 2014. The 2-1 split was announced on Wednesday, February 5th 2014. The newly created shares were issued to shareholders after the market closes 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.

How will Cognizant Technology Solutions' stock buyback program work?

Cognizant Technology Solutions announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock buyback plan on Wednesday, February 5th 2020, which allows the company to repurchase $2,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to purchase up to 5.8% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are typically a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

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

Cognizant Technology Solutions issued an update on its fourth quarter 2021 earnings guidance on Wednesday, November, 3rd. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $4.75 billion-$4.79 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $4.76 billion.

What price target have analysts set for CTSH?

16 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Cognizant Technology Solutions' stock. Their forecasts range from $77.00 to $104.00. On average, they anticipate Cognizant Technology Solutions' share price to reach $89.62 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 2.8% from the stock's current price.
View analysts' price targets for Cognizant Technology Solutions
or view top-rated stocks among Wall Street analysts.

Who are Cognizant Technology Solutions' key executives?

Cognizant Technology Solutions' management team includes the following people:
  • Brian J. Humphries, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Jan Siegmund, Chief Financial Officer
  • Balu Ganesh Ayyar, EVP & President-Digital Operations
  • Becky Schmitt, Chief People Officer & Executive Vice President (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Allen Shaheen, Executive Vice President

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 variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include LGT Capital Partners LTD. (0.38%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.05%), Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.03%), DNB Asset Management AS (0.02%), Addenda Capital Inc. (0.02%) and Cullinan Associates Inc. (0.02%). Company insiders that own Cognizant Technology Solutions stock include Andrew J Stafford, Becky Schmitt, Dharmendra Kumar Sinha, Francisco Dsouza, John Nelson Fox Jr, Karen Mcloughlin, Malcolm Frank, Matthew W Friedrich, Michael Patsalos-Fox and Robert Telesmanic.
View institutional ownership trends for Cognizant Technology Solutions

Which institutional investors are selling Cognizant Technology Solutions stock?

CTSH stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LGT Capital Partners LTD., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, DNB Asset Management AS, 44 Wealth Management LLC, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., Addenda Capital Inc., Wedbush Securities Inc., and FourThought Financial LLC. Company insiders that have sold Cognizant Technology Solutions company stock in the last year include Andrew J Stafford, Becky Schmitt, Malcolm Frank, Michael Patsalos-Fox, and Robert Telesmanic.
View insider buying and selling activity for Cognizant Technology Solutions
or view top insider-selling stocks.

Which institutional investors are buying Cognizant Technology Solutions stock?

CTSH stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cullinan Associates Inc., First Hawaiian Bank, Strategy Asset Managers LLC, Farmers & Merchants Investments Inc., Bank of New Hampshire, Capital Investment Advisors LLC, Fulton Bank N.A., and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System.
View insider buying and selling activity for Cognizant Technology Solutions
or or view top insider-buying stocks.

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.
Compare Top Brokerages Here.

What is Cognizant Technology Solutions' stock price today?

One share of CTSH stock can currently be purchased for approximately $87.20.

How much money does Cognizant Technology Solutions make?

Cognizant Technology Solutions has a market capitalization of $45.80 billion and generates $16.65 billion in revenue each year. The information technology service provider earns $1.39 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.54 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Cognizant Technology Solutions have?

Cognizant Technology Solutions employs 289,500 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, Adaptra Group Holdings Pty Limited, Adaptra Group Pty Limited, Advanced Technology Group Inc, Advanced Technology Group Inc., AimNet, Allocable LLC, Arrow Consulting & Design LLC, Arrow Designs India Private Limited, Arrow Digital International LLC, Arrow Digital LLC, Arrow Digital Ukraine LLC, Avectus Healthcare Solutions LLC, BHS Hospital Services Inc., BHS India Holdings Inc., BHS India Holdings LLC, BHS Physician Services Inc., Bolder Anesthesia Solutions Inc., Bolder Healthcare Solutions, Bright Wolf, Brilliant Service, CSS Investment LLC, Cadient Group, Cadient Group Inc., 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 Global Services Private Limited, Cognizant Healthcare Services LLC, Cognizant Holdings UK Limited, Cognizant Horizon Financial Services, Cognizant International Holdings Corporation, Cognizant Japan KK, 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 Servicos de Tecnologia e Software do Brasil S/A, Cognizant Technology Services Private Limited, Cognizant Technology Solutions (Dalian) Co. Ltd., Cognizant Technology Solutions (Netherlands) B.V., Cognizant Technology Solutions (Québec) Inc., Cognizant Technology Solutions (Shanghai) Co Ltd., Cognizant Technology Solutions (Thailand) Co. Ltd., Cognizant Technology Solutions AG, Cognizant Technology Solutions Americas Corporation, Cognizant Technology Solutions Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd., Cognizant Technology Solutions Australia Pty Ltd, Cognizant Technology Solutions Austria GmbH, Cognizant Technology Solutions B.V., 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 Cyprus Limited, 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 Lithuania UAB, Cognizant Technology Solutions Ltd, 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. z o. o. w organizacji, Cognizant Technology Solutions Portugal Unipessoal LDA, 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, Contino, CoreLogic Global Services, Double Prime LLC, EI Technologies, Enterprise Services AG, Equinox Consulting, Equinox Consulting S.A., Equinox-Cognizant SARL, Evoco UAB, Excellence Data Research Private Limited, Fathom Solutions, Frontica Business Solutions, Frontica Business Solutions SDN. BHD., Galileo Performance, Head London Limited, Hedera Consulting, Hedera Consulting B.V., Hedera Consulting BVBA, Hedera Group BVBA, Hedera Insights BVBA, Hotcakes Commerce LLC, IC Brasil Consultoria Ltda., ING U.S., ITAAS Inc., Idea Couture, Idea Couture Inc., Idea Couture LLC, Idea Couture Latin America S.A.P.I. de C.V., Infopulse, KBACE Australia Pty Limited, KBACE Technologies, KBACE Technologies Private Limited, KIS France SAS, KIS IS UK Limited, KIS Informatik AG, KIS Information Services (KIS), KIS Information Services GmbH, Kabushiki Kaisha Brilliant Service (English: Brilliant Service Co. Ltd.), Lev, Medfin India Private Limited, MediCall, MediCall Philippines Inc., Meritsoft, Mirabeau, Mirabeau B.V., Mirabeau Holding B.V., Mirabeau Holdings B.V., Mustache, Netcentric A Cognizant Digital Business, Netcentric AG, Netcentric Benelux BV, Netcentric Deutschland GmbH, Netcentric Eastern Europe S.R.L., Netcentric Ibérica SLU, Netcentric LATAM S.A.S., Netcentric UK Ltd, New Signature, New Solutions Limited, Nova IT, Odecee, Odecee Pty Limited, Odecee Unit Trust, Option Services Group Inc., PIPC, Pepperweed Advisors, Prospective Payment Specialists Inc., Quick Left, ROI Access Management Services LLC, ROI Holding Company LLC, Receivables Outsourcing LLC, SAASFOCUS PTY LTD, SPI Brazil I LLC, SPI Brazil II LLC, SPI Eurasia LLC, SPI Eurasia Pte. Ltd., SPI Nepal Private Limited, SaaSfocus Inc, SaaSforce Consulting Private Limited, Saband Software Technologies Private Limited, Samlink, Shiloh Technologies LLC, Softvision, Softvision Australia Pty Ltd, Softvision Canada LLC, Softvision Canada ULC OA Momentus Software, Softvision Consulting LLC, Softvision LLC (a Delaware entity), Softvision LLC (a Georgia entity), Softvision Partner LLC, Softvision SAS, Softvision SRL, Softvision Software Paradigms Private Limited, Softvision U.K. Limited, Software Paradigms (India) Financial Services Private Limited, Software Paradigms Infotech Private Limited, Software Paradigms International Sistemas de Informatica Ltda, SourceNet Solutions, Storebrand Baltic, Strategic Vision Consulting, TMG Health, TMG Health Inc., TZ US Parent Inc., Tin Roof Software, TriZetto, TriZetto India Private Limited, TriZetto Provider Solutions LLC, TriZetto Services India Private Limited, UBS Service Centre (India) Private Limited, ValueSource Technologies, ValueSource Technologies Private Limited, Wellworth Limited, Ygyan Consulting, Ygyan Consulting Private Limited, ZONE Limited, Zaffera, Zenith Technologies Company, Zone, Zone GmbH, itaas, itaas India Private Limited, and marketRx.

When was Cognizant Technology Solutions founded?

Cognizant Technology Solutions was founded in 1994.

What is Cognizant Technology Solutions' official website?

The official website for Cognizant Technology Solutions is www.cognizant.com.

Where are Cognizant Technology Solutions' headquarters?

Cognizant Technology Solutions is headquartered at GLENPOINTE CENTRE WEST 500 FRANK W. BURR BLVD., TEANECK NJ, 07666.

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 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 was last updated on 1/17/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


Premium Research Tools

MarketBeat All Access subscribers can access stock screeners, the Idea Engine, data export tools, research reports, and other premium tools.

Discover All Access

Market Data and Calendars

Looking for new stock ideas? Want to see which stocks are moving? View our full suite of financial calendars and market data tables, all for free.

View Market Data

Investing Education and Resources

Receive a free world-class investing education from MarketBeat. Learn about financial terms, types of investments, trading strategies and more.

Financial Terms
Details Here
MarketBeat - Stock Market News and Research Tools logo

MarketBeat empowers individual investors to make better trading decisions by providing real-time financial data and objective market analysis. Whether you’re looking for analyst ratings, corporate buybacks, dividends, earnings, economic reports, financials, insider trades, IPOs, SEC filings or stock splits, MarketBeat has the objective information you need to analyze any stock. Learn more about MarketBeat.

MarketBeat is accredited by the Better Business Bureau

© American Consumer News, LLC dba MarketBeat® 2010-2022. All rights reserved.
326 E 8th St #105, Sioux Falls, SD 57103 | U.S. Based Support Team at [email protected] | (844) 978-6257
MarketBeat does not provide personalized financial advice and does not issue recommendations or offers to buy stock or sell any security.

Our Accessibility Statement | Terms of Service | Do Not Sell My Information | RSS Feeds

© 2022 Market data provided is at least 10-minutes delayed and hosted by Barchart Solutions. Information is provided 'as-is' and solely for informational purposes, not for trading purposes or advice, and is delayed. To see all exchange delays and terms of use please see disclaimer. Fundamental company data provided by Zacks Investment Research.