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


Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation - (CTSH): $81.46

0.21 (+0.26%)

POWR Rating

Component Grades

Growth

S

Value

I

Momentum

G

Stability

N

Sentiment

U

Quality

P

CTSH POWR Grades


  • Quality is the dimension where CTSH ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 90.39% of US stocks.
  • CTSH's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving down over the last 198 days.
  • CTSH's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 9.04% of US stocks).

CTSH Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $43,223,837,457, Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp has a greater market value than 94.2% of US stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, CTSH is more volatile than merely 6.97% of stocks we're observing.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for CTSH comes in at 4.65% -- higher than that of 72.27% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be ALGN, TT, BILI, TROW, and ALXN.
  • Visit CTSH's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.cognizant.com.

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 $84.90 Average Broker Recommendation 1.73 (Moderate Buy)

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CTSH Price/Volume Stats

Current price $81.46 52-week high $82.73
Prev. close $81.25 52-week low $47.39
Day low $80.40 Volume 4,093,000
Day high $81.89 Avg. volume 3,028,192
50-day MA $78.02 Dividend yield 1.18%
200-day MA $74.61 Market Cap 43.22B

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:
$81.46$72.29 -11%

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 53th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp, consider:

  • As a business, CTSH is generating more cash flow than 90.44% of positive cash flow stocks in the Technology.
  • The business' balance sheet suggests that 4% of the company's capital is sourced from debt; this is greater than just 16.47% 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 3%; for context, that number is higher than 45.52% of tickers in our DCF set.


Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price
0%-13%
1%-12%
2%-11%
3%-10%
4%-10%
5%-9%

For other companies in the Technology that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as CTSH, try PFPT, TSM, GIB, RMNI, and VMW.


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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 Cognizant Technology Solutions (NASDAQ:CTSH) Be Disappointed With Their 42% Profit?

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Yahoo | April 27, 2021

Robert W. Baird Stick to Their Buy Rating for Cognizant Technology Solutions By Investing.com

Robert W. Baird Stick to Their Buy Rating for Cognizant Technology Solutions

Investing.com | April 20, 2021

Cognizant Recognized for Its Growing Market Adoption as a Top Pharmacovigilance Operations Leader in New Everest Group Report

Cognizant (Nasdaq: CTSH) announced it has been named one of the leading companies in the pharmacovigilance market, offering an end-to-end spectrum of patient safety services in a new report by analyst firm Everest Group. Pharmacovigilance is the practice area aimed at ensuring drug safety through in-depth data collection and evaluation. As part of Everest Group's Pharmacovigilance and Complaint Management Operations – Services PEAK Matrix® 2021, Cognizant was named a leader amongst its peers.

Yahoo | April 9, 2021

Cognizant Schedules First Quarter 2021 Earnings Release and Conference Call

Cognizant (Nasdaq: CTSH), a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process services, will announce results for the first quarter of 2021 on Wednesday, May 5, 2021, after market close.

Yahoo | April 7, 2021

Cognizant Joins SailGP as Official Digital Transformation Partner

Cognizant (Nasdaq: CTSH) announced today a multi-year partnership to be the Official Digital Transformation Partner of the elite global racing championship SailGP. Cognizant will leverage its digital transformation and software engineering expertise to improve audience insights, enable data visualization and create an immersive fan experience for the 257 million SailGP viewers worldwide. Cognizant will also align with SailGP's Race for the Future purpose-driven agenda, championing a better world powered by nature, with a focus on accelerating a transition to clean energy.

Yahoo | April 6, 2021

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CTSH Price Returns

1-mo 2.26%
3-mo 9.69%
6-mo 10.42%
1-year 43.37%
3-year 8.60%
5-year 40.89%
YTD -0.28%
2020 33.93%
2019 -1.07%
2018 -9.66%
2017 27.57%
2016 -6.65%

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