CTSH:NSD-Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Information Technology Services | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 73.38

Change

-1.55 (-2.07)%

Market Cap

USD 39.76B

Volume

2.79M

Average Target Price

USD 79.88 (+8.86%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

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.

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ETFs Containing CTSH

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
ONEV SPDR Russell 1000 Low Vol.. 0.00 % 0.20 %

-1.96 (-2.05%)

USD0.46B
DRFG:CA Desjardins RI Global Mult.. 0.00 % 0.60 %

-0.33 (-1.43%)

USD0.01B
DRFU:CA Desjardins RI USA Multifa.. 0.00 % 0.50 %

-0.29 (-1.21%)

USD5.97M
BLOK:LSE First Trust Indxx Innovat.. 0.00 % 0.00 %

+7.00 (+0.33%)

USD0.04B
LEGR:LSE First Trust Indxx Innovat.. 0.00 % 0.00 %

+0.18 (+0.61%)

USD0.06B
VLIQ:XETRA Vanguard Global Liquidity.. 0.00 % 0.00 %

N/A

USD0.01B

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Information Technology Services)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -10.46% 12% F 8% F
Dividend Return 0.29% 33% F 20% F
Total Return -10.16% 12% F 9% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 17.75% 37% F 44% F
Dividend Return 1.44% 57% F 30% F
Total Return 19.19% 37% F 44% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 28.65% 30% F 41% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 28.65% 30% F 35% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 5.29% 42% F 55% F
Dividend Return 0.97% 20% F 26% F
Total Return 6.26% 45% F 53% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 20.45% 74% C 68% D+
Risk Adjusted Return 30.59% 55% F 56% F
Market Capitalization 39.76B 97% A+ 97% A+
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Information Technology Services)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 29.16 64% D 36% F
Price/Book Ratio 3.66 59% F 48% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 12.05 60% D- 33% F
EV/EBITDA 14.46 48% F 58% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 12.74% 80% B- 83% B
Return on Invested Capital 12.10% 80% B- 85% B
Return on Assets 9.17% 94% A 94% A
Debt to Equity Ratio 6.12% 81% B- 81% B-
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 3.58 32% F 35% F
Short Percent 1.54% 63% D 70% C-
Beta 1.18 41% F 48% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters then its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Low debt

The company is less leveraged than its peers ,, and is among the top quartile, which makes it more flexible. However, do check the news and look at its sector. Sometimes this is low because the company is not growing and has no growth potential.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio

This stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.

What to not like:
Below median total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.