Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation, a professional services company, provides consulting and technology, and outsourcing services worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Financial Services; Healthcare; Products and Resources; and Communications, Media and Technology. It offers business, process, operations, and technology consulting services; application design and development, and systems integration services; application testing, consulting, and engineering services; and enterprise information management services. The company also develops, licenses, implements, and supports various software products for the healthcare industry, including solutions for health insurance plans, third party benefit administrators, and healthcare providers. In addition, it provides application maintenance services; information technology infrastructure services, such as data center, infrastructure security, network and convergence, end-user computing, and mobility services; and business process services comprising clinical data management, pharmacovigilance, equity research support, commercial operations, and order management services, as well as consulting and platform-based services. The company markets and sells its services directly through its professional staff, senior management, and direct sales personnel. It serves banking and insurance, healthcare and life sciences, manufacturing and logistics, retail and consumer goods, travel and hospitality, energy and utilities, communications and media, and technology industries. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Custom computer programming services
Sub-IndustryIT Consulting & Other Services
SectorComputer and Technology
Trailing P/E Ratio21.51
Forward P/E Ratio18.21
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$14.81 billion
Price / Sales3.00
Cash Flow$4.3613 per share
Price / Cash17.41
Book Value$18.75 per share
Price / Book4.05
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.53
Net Income$1.50 billion
Return on Equity20.48%
Return on Assets15.02%
Who are Cognizant's major shareholders?
Cognizant's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (6.81%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (4.13%), Edgewood Management LLC (3.01%), Franklin Resources Inc. (1.85%), Northern Trust Corp (1.19%) and Pzena Investment Management LLC (1.14%). Company insiders that own Cognizant stock include Allen Shaheen, Chandrasekaran Ramakrishnan, Debashis Chatterjee, Francisco Dsouza, Gajakarnan Vibushanan Kandiah, Gordon Coburn, James Patrick Lennox, John E Klein, John Nelson Fox Jr, Karen Mcloughlin, Leo S Jr Mackay, Malcolm Frank, Matthew W Friedrich, Maureen Breakiron-Evans, Rajeev Mehta, Ramakrishna Prasa Chintamaneni, Sean Middleton, Srinivasan Veeraraghavachary, Steven Schwartz, Sumithra Gomatam and Venkat Krishnaswamy. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Cognizant.
Which institutional investors are selling Cognizant stock?
CTSH stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pzena Investment Management LLC, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Cannell Peter B & Co. Inc., Boston Partners, Swiss National Bank, Prudential Financial Inc., Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. and Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd.. Company insiders that have sold Cognizant company stock in the last year include Allen Shaheen, Chandrasekaran Ramakrishnan, Debashis Chatterjee, Francisco Dsouza, Gajakarnan Vibushanan Kandiah, James Patrick Lennox, John E Klein, John Nelson Fox Jr, Karen Mcloughlin, Leo S Jr Mackay, Malcolm Frank, Matthew W Friedrich, Maureen Breakiron-Evans, Rajeev Mehta, Ramakrishna Prasa Chintamaneni, Sean Middleton, Srinivasan Veeraraghavachary, Sumithra Gomatam and Venkat Krishnaswamy. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cognizant.