Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. (CTSH) Dividends

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. (CTSH): $65.81

0.29 (+0.44%)

POWR Rating

Component Grades

Momentum

C

Stability

C

Sentiment

Quality

B

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Dividend Yield and Dividend History Highlights

  • CTSH has an EBITDA to net debt ratio of 2,836,000,000; for context, that's better than 97.81% stocks in our set (note that its net debt is negative, meaning it has more cash than debt).
  • If price volatilty is something you're paying attention to when building your dividend portfolio, know that CTSH has less fluctuation in its price than 92.64% of stocks we're observing.
  • To help you reduce price risk in your dividend portfolio, here are the dividend stocks that are least correlated with CTSH's price: FI, AVA, HDB, TSLX and SHO.
CTSH Ex-Dividend Date
CTSH Dividend Yield
1.87%
CTSH Annual Dividend
$1.20
CTSH Payout Ratio

CTSH Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$65.81$33.42 -63.96%

For dividend yielding stocks, the Dividend Discount Model (DDM) is a common valuation tool; it attempts to extrapolate a fair share price based primarily on the dividend the stock provides relative to a number of other quantiative aspects of its business. As for CTSH, the dividend discount model StockNews created for the company implies a negative return of 63.96%. To help understand and contextualize the model's evaluation of CTSH, investors may wish to consider are:

  • Compared to other US stocks that pay a dividend, CTSH offers a dividend yield in the bottom 1.16% of its fellow sector mates.
  • In terms of opportunity, CTSH's provides a return of -63.96% based on the forecast of the dividend discount model we used relative to its current share price; this is a better return than just 23.25% of all stocks we measured with our dividend discount model.
  • In comparison to its fellow dividend issuing stocks in the Technology sector, Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp has an equity discount rate lower than 75.59% of them.


CTSH Dividend History

Ex-Dividend Date Type Payout Amount Change
2024-05-17Dividend$0.30--
2024-02-16Dividend$0.30+3.45%
2023-11-20Dividend$0.29--
2023-08-18Dividend$0.29--
2023-05-18Dividend$0.29--
2023-02-16Dividend$0.29+7.41%
2022-11-17Dividend$0.27--
2022-08-18Dividend$0.27--
2022-05-19Dividend$0.27--
2022-02-17Dividend$0.27+12.50%
2021-11-18Dividend$0.24--
2021-08-19Dividend$0.24--
2021-05-19Dividend$0.24--
2021-02-17Dividend$0.24+9.09%
2020-11-18Dividend$0.22--
2020-08-20Dividend$0.22--
2020-05-19Dividend$0.22--
2020-02-14Dividend$0.22+10.00%
2019-11-18Dividend$0.20--
2019-08-21Dividend$0.20--
2019-05-21Dividend$0.20--
2019-02-20Dividend$0.20--
2018-11-19Dividend$0.20--
2018-08-21Dividend$0.20--
2018-05-21Dividend$0.20--
2018-02-21Dividend$0.20+33.33%
2017-11-17Dividend$0.15--
2017-08-18Dividend$0.15--
2017-05-18Dividend$0.15--
2014-03-10Split
2007-10-17Split
2004-06-18Split
2003-04-02Split
2000-03-17Split


CTSH Dividends vs. Peers

CTSH's dividend yield currently ranks #3 of 16 vs. its peers in the Outsourcing - Tech Services category.
Rank Symbol Name Dividend Yield
1 FSNN Fusion Connect, Inc. 0.00%
2 WIT Wipro Limited 0.00%
3 CTSH Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. 0.00%
4 NRILY Nomura Research Institute Ltd. ADR 0.00%
5 GIB CGI Inc. Cl A 0.00%
6 UIS Unisys Corporation New 0.00%
7 HCKT Hackett Group Inc. 0.00%
8 SREV ServiceSource International, Inc. 0.00%
9 INFY Infosys Ltd. ADR 0.00%
10 SWCH Switch, Inc. 0.00%
11 ARBB ARB IOT Group Ltd. 0.00%
12 ACN Accenture PLC Cl A 0.00%
13 PRSP Perspecta Inc. 0.00%
14 IT Gartner Inc. 0.00%
15 SYKE Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated 0.00%
16 SYNT Syntel, Inc. 0.00%

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