Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation - (CTSH): Price and Financial Metrics

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation - (CTSH)

Today's Latest Price: $67.39 USD

1.47 (-2.13%)

Updated Sep 21 6:55pm

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 14 in Outsourcing - Tech Services

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CTSH Stock Summary

  • Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp's market capitalization of $36,541,603,603 is ahead of 94.74% of US-listed equities.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 113.22%, Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp's debt growth rate surpasses 88.48% of about US stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, CTSH is more volatile than merely 14.3% of stocks we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be EMR, AON, SCHW, MNST, and CTAS.
  • Visit CTSH's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to
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CTSH Price/Volume Stats

Current price $67.39 52-week high $71.81
Prev. close $68.86 52-week low $40.01
Day low $67.07 Volume 3,190,000
Day high $68.17 Avg. volume 3,760,746
50-day MA $65.91 Dividend yield 1.31%
200-day MA $59.41 Market Cap 36.54B

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation - (CTSH) Company Bio

Cognizant Technology Solutions is a provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services. The Company operates in four segments: Financial Services segment, which include banking and insurance; Healthcare segment, which includes healthcare and life sciences, and Manufacturing/Retail/Logistics segment, which includes manufacturing and logistics; retail, travel and hospitality, and consumer goods and Other segment, which includes Communications, Manufacturing/Retail/Logistics, and High Technology.

CTSH Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$67.39$75.88 13%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp ranked in the 47th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Specifically, our DCF analysis implies the stock is trading below its fair value by an estimated 13.17%. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp, consider:

  • Interest coverage, a measure of earnings relative to interest payments, is 80.64; that's higher than 93.16% of US stocks in the Technology sector that have positive free cash flow.
  • The business' balance sheet suggests that 9% of the company's capital is sourced from debt; this is greater than merely 20.35% of the free cash flow producing stocks we're observing.
  • CTSH's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 2%; for context, that number is higher than 38.95% of tickers in our DCF set.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Technology that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as CTSH, try UI, NOW, OSTK, IBM, and MEI.

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Latest CTSH News From Around the Web

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.

Should You Be Impressed By Cognizant Technology Solutions' (NASDAQ:CTSH) Returns on Capital?

What are the early trends we should look for to identify a stock that could multiply in value over the long term...

Yahoo | September 16, 2020

Cognizant upgraded at BofA as turnaround risks pass

Seeing signs of "building momentum," BofA upgrades Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTSH) from Neutral to Buy and raises the price target from $67 to $76.Analyst Jason Kupferberg thinks "the riskiest part of the turnaround has passed" thanks to the positive track record under the new management.The analyst praises CTSH's shift towards high-growth digital sales...

Seeking Alpha | September 11, 2020

Cognizant Softvision to Host 6th Annual Programmers’ Week

Cognizant Softvision will host its sixth annual Programmers Week, Sept.14-18, celebrating innovations and digital technology contributions of programmers, developers, and software engineers from Cognizant Softvision studios around the world. The virtual event will honor developers, code designers, quality assurance, and software engineers who bring invaluable expertise and insights to Cognizant Softvision. Keynote sessions will […] The post Cognizant Softvision to Host 6th Annual Programmers’ Week appeared first on Business Review .

Business Review | September 11, 2020

Cognizant to Present at the Citi 2020 Global Technology Virtual Conference

Cognizant (Nasdaq: CTSH), a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process services, today announced a presentation at the following investor conference:

Yahoo | September 2, 2020

Cognizant (CTSH) Set to Buy Azure Specialist 10th Magnitude

Cognizant's (CTSH) acquisition spree continues with its intention to now take over Chicago-based 10th Magnitude, a cloud specialist focusing on Microsoft Azure.

Yahoo | September 2, 2020

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CTSH Price Returns

1-mo 2.54%
3-mo 25.67%
6-mo 36.28%
1-year 12.33%
3-year -3.08%
5-year 14.78%
YTD 9.82%
2019 -1.07%
2018 -9.66%
2017 27.57%
2016 -6.65%
2015 13.98%

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