Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. (CTSH): Price and Financial Metrics

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. (CTSH): $69.27

0.43 (+0.62%)

POWR Rating

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  • CTSH scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 97.69% of US stocks.
  • CTSH's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • CTSH ranks lowest in Momentum; there it ranks in the 10th percentile.

CTSH Stock Summary

  • CTSH has a higher market value than 93.11% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $34,304,255,586.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 1.46 for COGNIZANT TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS CORP; that's greater than it is for only 24.74% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -9.42%, COGNIZANT TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS CORP's debt growth rate surpasses just 24.45% of about US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to COGNIZANT TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS CORP are LH, ROP, NUE, CBRE, and STLD.
  • Visit CTSH's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

CTSH Valuation Summary

  • CTSH's price/sales ratio is 1.7; this is 37.04% lower than that of the median Technology stock.
  • CTSH's EV/EBIT ratio has moved down 16.2 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CTSH.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CTSH 2023-01-27 1.7 2.8 14.4 10.9
CTSH 2023-01-26 1.7 2.8 14.2 10.7
CTSH 2023-01-25 1.7 2.8 14.1 10.6
CTSH 2023-01-24 1.7 2.7 14.0 10.6
CTSH 2023-01-23 1.7 2.8 14.1 10.6
CTSH 2023-01-20 1.7 2.7 13.7 10.4

CTSH Growth Metrics

    The 3 year price growth rate now stands at 24.22%.
  • The year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at -12.17%.
  • The 2 year price growth rate now stands at 28.76%.
Over the past 67 months, CTSH's revenue has gone up $5,535,000,000.

The table below shows CTSH's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-09-30 19,366 2,691 2,345
2022-06-30 19,253 2,607 2,260
2022-03-31 18,932 2,620 2,195
2021-12-31 18,507 2,495 2,137
2021-09-30 17,914 2,568 1,877
2021-06-30 17,413 2,545 1,681

CTSH's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • CTSH has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 84.63% of graded US stocks.
  • CTSH's asset turnover comes in at 1.007 -- ranking 127th of 560 Business Services stocks.
  • ALLE, WHLM, and DTSS are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with CTSH.

The table below shows CTSH's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 1.007 0.372 0.338
2021-03-31 0.954 0.365 0.298
2020-12-31 0.933 0.359 0.260
2020-09-30 0.949 0.358 0.266
2020-06-30 0.990 0.356 0.280
2020-03-31 1.040 0.361 0.309

CTSH Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of CTSH, see our CTSH price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $84.98 Average Broker Recommendation 1.7 (Moderate Buy)

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CTSH Price/Volume Stats

Current price $69.27 52-week high $93.47
Prev. close $68.84 52-week low $51.33
Day low $69.27 Volume 969
Day high $69.27 Avg. volume 5,055,403
50-day MA $60.42 Dividend yield 1.57%
200-day MA $65.29 Market Cap 35.60B

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. (CTSH) Company Bio

Cognizant is an American multinational information technology services and consulting company. It is headquartered in TeaneckNew JerseyUnited States. Cognizant is part of the NASDAQ-100 and trades under CTSH. It was founded as an in-house technology unit of Dun & Bradstreet in 1994,and started serving external clients in 1996. (Source:Wikipedia)

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Below are the latest news stories about COGNIZANT TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS CORP that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate CTSH as an investment opportunity.

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Yahoo | January 24, 2023

Cognizant to acquire Mobica to enhance its IoT software engineering service offerings

Cognizant has entered into an agreement to acquire Mobica, an IoT software engineering services provider headquartered in Manchester, United Kingdom. Mobica's services span the full software development cycle, with core competencies in development, implementation, testing and deployment of embedded software, and a specialization in clients' strategic internal research and development projects.

Yahoo | January 23, 2023

Behind Brian Humphries’ abrupt ouster

Bengaluru: On 7 December, the then Cognizant CEO Brian Humphries addressed the Global Tech, Media and Technology Conference in New York City, organised by the Swiss investment bank UBS

Livemint | January 19, 2023

First Look Analysts Research Calls for Thursday, January 19

This report was sent to subscribers earlier today. Upgrades: > CureVac (CVAC) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at UBS; tgt raised to $18 Downgrades: > Cognizant Tech (CTSH) downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform at MoffettNathanson; tgt lowered to $60 > DXC Technology (DXC) downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform at MoffettNathanson; tgt lowered […]

24/7 Wall street | January 19, 2023

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ: CTSH) Rose 15.84% From Its 52-Week Low, But YTD Numbers Rise 6.64%. Here’s What You Need To Know At This Time

During the last session, Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH)’s traded shares were 5.99 million, with the beta value of the company hitting 1.04. At the end of the trading day, the stock’s price was $60.99, reflecting an intraday loss of -3.13% or -$1.97. The 52-week high for the CTSH share is $93.47, that puts it … Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ: CTSH) Rose 15.84% From Its 52-Week Low, But YTD Numbers Rise 6.64%. Here’s What You Need To Know At This Time Read More »

Marketing Sentinel | January 19, 2023

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CTSH Price Returns

1-mo 20.28%
3-mo 32.22%
6-mo 1.66%
1-year -20.28%
3-year 15.32%
5-year -2.42%
YTD 21.12%
2022 -34.54%
2021 9.64%
2020 33.93%
2019 -1.07%
2018 -9.66%

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