Cognizant provides information technology, information security, consulting, ITO and BPO services. These include business and technology consulting, systems integration, application development and maintenance, IT infrastructure services, analytics, business intelligence, data warehousing, customer relationship management, supply chain management, engineering and manufacturing solutions, enterprise resource planning, research and development outsourcing, and testing solutions.
Cognizant Digital Works — created to help clients rapidly build, pilot and scale enterprise-level digital initiatives — is central to Cognizant's efforts to help clients drive business change across their operations and inform their go-to-market activities.
Cognizant combines a passion for client satisfaction, technology innovation, deep industry and business process expertise, and a global, collaborative workforce that embodies the future of work. 

Company Growth (employees)
Teaneck, US
Size (employees)
260,200 (est)
Cognizant was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Teaneck, US

Key People at Cognizant

Francisco D'Souza

Francisco D'Souza

Rajeev Mehta

Rajeev Mehta

CEO, IT Services
Karen McLoughlin

Karen McLoughlin

Ramakrishnan Chandrasekaran

Ramakrishnan Chandrasekaran

EVP, Cognizant India

Cognizant Office Locations

Cognizant has offices in Teaneck, London, Paris, Greater London and in 68 other locations
Teaneck, US (HQ)
500 Frank W. Burr Boulevard
Paris, FR
1 3, Rue Du Château Neuilly Sur Seine
London, GB
1 Kingdom Street Paddington Central
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Cognizant Data and Metrics

Cognizant Financial Metrics

Cognizant's revenue was reported to be $13.5 b in FY, 2016 which is a 9% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

13.5 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

5.4 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

1.6 b

EBIT (FY, 2016)

2.3 b

Market capitalization (19-Jul-2017)

40.9 b

Closing share price (19-Jul-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

2 b


39.8 b
Cognizant's current market capitalization is $40.9 b.
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


10.3 b12.4 b13.5 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

6.1 b7.4 b8.1 b

Gross profit

4.1 b5 b5.4 b

Gross profit Margin, %


General and administrative expense

2 b2.5 b2.7 b

Operating expense total

2 b2.5 b2.7 b

Depreciation and amortization

200 m325 m359 m


1.9 b2.1 b2.3 b

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

2.5 m17.7 m19 m

Interest income

62 m84 m115 m

Pre tax profit

1.9 b2.2 b2.4 b

Income tax expense

484.7 m540 m(805 m)

Net Income

1.4 b1.6 b1.6 b
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016


2.1 b2 b

Accounts Receivable

103.3 k

Current Assets

7.9 b8.6 b


1.3 b1.3 b


2.4 b2.6 b

Total Assets

13.1 b14.3 b

Accounts Payable

165.3 m175 m

Total Debt

1.3 b878 m

Current Liabilities

2.7 b2.4 b

Total Liabilities

3.8 b3.5 b

Additional Paid-in Capital

453 m358 m

Retained Earnings

8.9 b10.5 b

Total Equity

9.3 b10.7 b

Debt to Equity Ratio

0.1 x0.1 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.1 x0.1 x

Financial Leverage

1.4 x1.3 x
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

1.4 b1.6 b1.6 b

Depreciation and Amortization

208 m330 m379 m

Accounts Receivable

(259 m)(322 m)(330 m)

Accounts Payable

26 m19.4 m6 m

Cash From Operating Activities

1.5 b2.2 b1.6 b

Purchases of PP&E

(212 m)(272.8 m)(300 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(3.2 b)(1.4 b)(963 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

1.5 b(648.1 m)(719 m)
USDY, 2016


17.4 x


24.5 x


51.8 k


0.1 x


0.1 x

Financial Leverage

1.3 x

Cognizant Operating Metrics

Cognizant's Customers was reported to be 329 in FY, 2016, which is a 10% increase from the previous period
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016



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