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

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation - (CTSH)

Today's Latest Price: $61.20 USD

1.53 (2.56%)

Updated Jul 16 12:25pm

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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 $32,256,411,703 is ahead of 94.32% of US-listed equities.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 114.99%, Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp's debt growth rate surpasses 88.58% of about US stocks.
  • The volatility of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp's share price is greater than that of only 11.15% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp are TROW, EMR, COF, CTAS, and WLTW.
  • 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 $61.20 52-week high $71.48
Prev. close $59.67 52-week low $40.01
Day low $60.50 Volume 1,857,989
Day high $61.69 Avg. volume 4,060,362
50-day MA $55.04 Dividend yield 1.47%
200-day MA $58.30 Market Cap 33.08B

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:

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for CTSH, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp ranked in the 48th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Specifically, our DCF analysis implies the stock is trading below its fair value by an estimated 7.5%. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for CTSH, they are:

  • The company's debt burden, as measured by earnings divided by interest payments, is 97.44 -- which is good for besting 93.74% of its peer stocks (US stocks in the Technology sector with positive cash flow).
  • The business' balance sheet suggests that 10% of the company's capital is sourced from debt; this is greater than merely 21.46% 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 40.38% of tickers in our DCF set.

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MCHP, MXL, AMOT, CDW, and GIB can be thought of as valuation peers to CTSH, in the sense that they are in the Technology sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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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.

Cognizant raised as new bull sees bottom

Ahead of the Q2 results on July 29, BMO upgrades Cognizant (CTSH) from Market Perform to Outperform and raises the target from $64 to $70, a 17% upside.The firm expects CTSH's results to "gradually improve from a bottom in the June Q."BMO says the stock's upside outweighs the downside, but...

Seeking Alpha | July 16, 2020

Expedia, TripAdvisor, Cognizant: Tech Stock Midday Movers

Stocks overall were rising largely on positive developments on a coronavirus vaccine. Shares of travel-related Internet stocks surged on Wednesday following the news that a coronavirus vaccine candidate developed by Moderna and the U.S. National Institutes of Health produced the desired immune response. Expedia was up 8.4% to $89.40 following the news of a vaccine.

Yahoo | July 15, 2020

The Airbnb of RVs Is Booming After Covid-19 Nearly Destroyed It

(Bloomberg) -- When the pandemic slammed the travel industry earlier this year, Jeff Cavins didn’t know if his startup was going to make it. Cavins is the chief executive officer of Outdoorsy Inc., a Texas-based RV marketplace. In March and April, as Americans scrapped their travel plans en masse, Outdoorsy’s cancellation rate ran as high as 90%.Cavins furloughed 40% of his staff, gave across-the-board pay cuts and said he wouldn’t take a salary through the end of the year. Despite having raised more than $80 million from investors, the company took a $1.5 million loan from the federal government’s Paycheck Protection Program to staunch the bleeding.“If we don’t do it, we’re going to sink this company and there will be nothing left,” Cavins recalls telling his team before the changes. “...

Yahoo | July 15, 2020

COVID-19 Impact & Recovery Analysis- Digital Asset Management Market (2020-2024) | Shift From On Premises To SaaS to Boost Growth | Technavio

Technavio has been monitoring the digital asset management market and it is poised to grow by $ 6.59 bn during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of 23% during the forecast period. The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Digital Asset Management Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire) Technavio suggests three forecast scenarios (optimistic, probable, and pessimistic) considering the impact of COVID-19 . Please Request Latest Free Sample Report on COVID-19 Impact The market is concentrated, a...

Benzinga Feeds | July 13, 2020

Did Hedge Funds Make The Right Call On Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (CTSH) ?

We know that hedge funds generate strong, risk-adjusted returns over the long run, which is why imitating the picks that they are collectively bullish on can be a profitable strategy for retail investors. With billions of dollars in assets, professional investors have to conduct complex analyses, spend many resources and use tools that are not […]

Yahoo | July 13, 2020

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CTSH Price Returns

1-mo 10.53%
3-mo 14.21%
6-mo -1.79%
1-year -4.90%
3-year -8.04%
5-year 4.80%
YTD -0.60%
2019 -1.07%
2018 -9.66%
2017 27.57%
2016 -6.65%
2015 13.98%

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