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Cognizant Technology Solutions (NASDAQ:CTSH)
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Stock Analysis

The following stock analysis is based on 7.8 years of data (i.e. since Oct 09, 2012). All the stock history has been downloaded.

Stock Exchange

Cognizant Technology Solutions trades on the NasdaqGS exchange in USD dollars.


It is in the sector.

Current Status of Cognizant Technology Solutions

It is currently trading at $67.48 ($67.58 the previous day).It pays a 1.24% dividend.


The next reporting date is in 79 days (2020 10 28).

CNN estimates profits for the upcoming quarter will be $0.89 per share ($4.1B). The current Canada / US exchange rate is 1.3392.

Over the past 12 months, $0 worth of shares have been purchased and $35985463 worth of shares have been sold by insiders.

Will This Trend Continue?

The year over year average increase is 1.4% per year assuming steady exponential growth. The actual 5 year average is 2.04. Details on the individual increase in one year intervals is provided below.

Past PerformanceAverage PricePercent Change
1 year58.481268831169-15.4- Below Average
2 year69.102862903226-10- Below Average
3 year76.81350210970528.9+ Above Average
4 year59.589430894309-2.1- Below Average
5 year60.8898479087458.8+ Above Average
Cognizant Technology Solutions is projected by analysts to get to $70.00 within the next 12 months (3.7%), but preticted targets range from as high as $85.00 (26%) and as low as $45(-33.3%).


The worst drop it has had in recent years is -48.6%. It has a shape to the stock curve, which means

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With an average increase of 1.4% year over year, if Cognizant Technology Solutions is bought at the worst time, Stockmarketizer analysts estimate it will take 416.6 months before the stock will recover to the original purchase price. The P/E value is 22.79.

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Analyst Firm Recognizes Cognizant as a Leader in Healthcare Provider Digital Services

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 10:00:00 Cognizant (Nasdaq: CTSH) has been named a Leader in the new Healthcare Provider Digital Services PEAK Matrix® Assessment 2020 by analyst firm Everest Group. Cognizantand's strong industry presence, domain expertise and partnership strategy aimed at expanding its capabilities to the digital ...... Read Full Article

Cognizant (CTSH) Q2 Earnings Beat, Revenues Increase Y/Y

Thu, 30 Jul 2020 14:05:02 Cognizantand's (CTSH) second-quarter 2020 results reflect improved top line driven by client demand in cloud and enterprise application services, IT modernization and digital engineering.... Read Full Article

Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTSH) Q2 2020 Earnings Call Transcript

Thu, 30 Jul 2020 12:33:26 CTSH earnings call for the period ending June 30, 2020.... Read Full Article

Cognizant Gains 6% In Pre-Market On 2Q Earnings Beat

Thu, 30 Jul 2020 10:52:25 Shares of Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTSH) rose 6.3% in pre-market trading on Thursday after the consulting and outsourcing company reported better-than-expected 2Q earnings. Its adjusted EPS of $0.82 beat analysts’ estimates of $0.69. Meanwhile, its revenues of $4 billion also surpassed Street estimates of $3.84 ...... Read Full Article

Cognizant (CTSH) Q2 Earnings and Revenues Top Estimates

Wed, 29 Jul 2020 21:15:09 Cognizant (CTSH) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 20.59% and 5.41%, respectively, for the quarter ended June 2020. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?... Read Full Article

Cognizant Tech Solns: Q2 Earnings Insights

Wed, 29 Jul 2020 20:49:17 Shares of Cognizant Tech Solns (NASDAQ:CTSH) rose 3.43% in after-market trading after the company reported Q2 results.Quarterly Results Earnings per share were down 12.77% over the past year to $0.82, which beat the estimate of $0.69.Revenue of $4,000,000,000 declined by 3.40% year over ...... Read Full Article

Cognizant Announces Chief Financial Officer Transition

Wed, 29 Jul 2020 20:05:00 Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (Nasdaq: CTSH), one of the worldand's leading professional services companies, today announced that Jan Siegmund will be appointed Chief Financial Officer, effective September 1, 2020.... Read Full Article

Cognizant Reports Second Quarter 2020 Results

Wed, 29 Jul 2020 20:01:00 Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (Nasdaq: CTSH), one of the worldand's leading professional services companies, today announced its second quarter 2020 financial results.... Read Full Article

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Facebook, PayPal, Shopify, ServiceNow and Cognizant Technology

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Cognizant Tech Solnsand's Earnings: A Preview

Tue, 28 Jul 2020 18:07:48 Cognizant Tech Solns (NASDAQ: CTSH) announces its next round of earnings this Wednesday, July 29. Here is Benzingaand's everything-that-matters guide for this Wednesdayand's Q2earnings announcement.Earnings and Revenue Cognizant Tech Solns earnings will be near $0.69 per share on sales of $3.83 ...... Read Full Article

Cognizant to Acquire New Signature, a Leader in Cloud-Native Business Transformation

Tue, 28 Jul 2020 12:30:00 Cognizant (Nasdaq: CTSH) today announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire New Signature, one of the worldand's largest independent Microsoft public cloud transformation specialists. The transaction is expected to close in the third quarter of 2020, subject to regulatory ...... Read Full Article

Cognizant (CTSH) to Report Q2 Earnings: Whatand's in Store?

Mon, 27 Jul 2020 14:45:02 Cognizantand's (CTSH) Q2 results are likely to reflect steady demand in digital engineering, cloud and IoT, partially offset by reduced billings, delays in project fulfillment and reduced client demand.... Read Full Article

Twitter’s Security Woes Included Broad Access to User Accounts

Mon, 27 Jul 2020 10:00:00 (Bloomberg) -- Twitter Inc. has struggled for years to police the growing number of employees and contractors who have the ability to reset users’ accounts and override their security settings, a problem that Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey and the ...... Read Full Article

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Earnings Preview: Cognizant (CTSH) Q2 Earnings Expected to Decline

Wed, 22 Jul 2020 16:32:04 Cognizant (CTSH) doesnand't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.... Read Full Article

Cognizant Shared Investigator Platform for Life Sciences Reaches Major Milestone in Accelerating Drug Discovery

Tue, 21 Jul 2020 10:00:00 Cognizant (Nasdaq: CTSH) announced that its Shared Investigator Platform (SIP), a life sciences Software as a Service (SaaS) solution, has reached a new milestone of over 100,000 users in 84 countries. The platform has become increasingly critical to progressing clinical trials as ...... Read Full Article

Benzingaand's Top Upgrades, Downgrades For July 16, 2020

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Expedia, TripAdvisor, Cognizant: Tech Stock Midday Movers

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 17:06:00 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 ...... Read Full Article

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

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 11:00:00 (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 ...... Read Full Article

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

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 23:17:00 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 ...... Read Full Article