Cognizant is a provider of information technology, consulting and business process outsourcing 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.

Type
Public
HQ
Teaneck, US
Founded
1994
Size (employees)
260,200 (est)
Cognizant was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Teaneck, US
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Key People/Management at Cognizant

Francisco D'Souza

Francisco D'Souza

Chief Executive Officer
Karen McLoughlin

Karen McLoughlin

Chief Financial Officer
Rajeev Mehta

Rajeev Mehta

President
Srinivasan Veeraraghavachary

Srinivasan Veeraraghavachary

Chief Operating Officer
Venkat Krishnaswamy

Venkat Krishnaswamy

Vice Chairman, Healthcare and Life Sciences
James Lennox

James Lennox

Executive Vice President, Chief People Officer
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Cognizant Office Locations

Cognizant has offices in Washington, Southfield, Williston, Holliston and in 156 other locations
Teaneck, US (HQ)
500 Frank W. Burr Boulevard
Bentonville, US
3317 SW I St
Bentonville, US
300 SW 24th St
Brasher, US
104 County Rd 50
Bridgewater, US
8001 200 Somerset Corporate Blvd
Carmel, US
200 1289 City Center Dr
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Cognizant Financials and Metrics

Cognizant Financials

Cognizant's revenue was reported to be $14.81 b in FY, 2017
USD

Revenue (FY, 2017)

14.8 b

Gross profit (FY, 2017)

5.7 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %

38.2%

Net income (FY, 2017)

1.5 b

EBIT (FY, 2017)

2.5 b

Market capitalization (20-Apr-2018)

48.7 b

Cash (31-Dec-2017)

1.9 b

EV

47.4 b
Cognizant's current market capitalization is $48.7 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

10.3 b12.4 b13.5 b14.8 b

Revenue growth, %

16%21%9%

Cost of goods sold

6.1 b7.4 b8.1 b9.2 b

Gross profit

4.1 b5 b5.4 b5.7 b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Revenue

2.4 b2.5 b2.6 b2.9 b3.1 b3.2 b3.2 b3.4 b3.5 b3.5 b3.7 b3.8 b

Cost of goods sold

1.4 b1.5 b1.6 b1.7 b184.5 m1.9 b1.9 b2 b2.1 b2.2 b2.3 b2.3 b

Gross profit

989.9 m1 b1 b1.2 b2.9 b1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b1.4 b1.4 b1.4 b1.4 b

Gross profit Margin, %

41%40%39%41%94%39%40%40%40%38%38%38%
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

2 b2.1 b2 b1.9 b

Accounts Receivable

2 b2.3 b2.6 b

Current Assets

6.8 b7.9 b8.6 b9.1 b

PP&E

1.2 b1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Cash

1.9 b2 b2.6 b1.3 b1.1 b1.5 b1.5 b1.7 b1.6 b1.3 b1.2 b1.6 b

Accounts Receivable

1.7 b1.8 b1.8 b2.1 b2.2 b2.1 b2.3 b2.4 b2.5 b2.6 b2.7 b2.9 b

Current Assets

6.3 b6.7 b7.3 b6.4 b6.8 b7.2 b7.6 b7.8 b8.2 b7.8 b8.1 b8.6 b

PP&E

1.1 b1.1 b1.1 b1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

1.4 b1.6 b1.6 b1.5 b

Depreciation and Amortization

208 m330 m379 m443 m

Accounts Payable

26 m19.4 m6 m16 m

Cash From Operating Activities

1.5 b2.2 b1.6 b2.4 b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Net Income

348.9 m371.9 m1.1 b382.9 m803 m1.2 b441.2 m693.6 m1.1 b557 m1 b1.5 b

Depreciation and Amortization

46.7 m46.7 m145.2 m75.6 m159.6 m242 m87.7 m180.6 m278.4 m104 m207 m321 m

Accounts Payable

65.6 m8.1 m44.6 m28.3 m19.4 m16.8 m48.1 m5.9 m11.9 m13 m2 m(5 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

157.3 m565.6 m1.1 b189.3 m645.4 m1.5 b72 m438 m1 b277 m798 m1.6 b
USDY, 2017

EV/EBIT

19.1 x

EV/CFO

19.7 x

Revenue/Employee

56.9 k

Financial Leverage

1.4 x
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Cognizant Operating Metrics

Cognizant's Customers was reported to be 357 in FY, 2017.
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016Q3, 2017FY, 2017

Customers

271 300 329 350 357

Active Cities

61 68 73 80

Countries

32 35 38 38

Locations

103 115 153 174
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Cognizant Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Cognizant (Mauritius) Ltd
Evoco, UAB
Cognizant Technology Solutions Luxembourg S.à r l
CogDev Malaysia SDN. BHD.
Cognizant Technology Solutions de Mexico, S.A. de C.V.
Equinox-Cognizant SARL
Cognizant Technology Solutions B.V.
Mirabeau B.V.
Cognizant Technology Solutions New Zealand Limited
Cognizant Business Services Norway AS
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Cognizant News and Updates

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Indian court orders tax dept to lift freeze on Cognizant's funds

(Reuters) - IT services company Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp said on Tuesday an Indian court had granted the company's application to lift the Indian income tax department's freeze on its bank accounts.

These US cities attract the most H-1B talent

The US region that draws the most H-1B talent is the East Coast metropolitan area—not Silicon Valley as is often believed. Between fiscal years 2010…

India tax department freezes certain Cognizant bank accounts: report

(Reuters) - India's Income Tax department has frozen Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp's bank accounts and deposits in Chennai and Mumbai for allegedly evading a dividend distribution tax (DDT), according to a report on Tuesday.

DEBATE: Is it time to scrap 1p and 2p coins?

As the future of cashless payment looms closer, is it time to scrap 1p and 2p coins? Abhijit Deb, head of banking & financial services (UK and Ireland) at Cognizant, says YES. There is no doubt that we have seen huge swathes of the British public already gravitate towards cashless payments…

Cognizant set to acquire revenue cycle management company Bolder Healthcare Solutions

Cognizant says it hopes to expand its range of digital solutions across the value chain, and address the large provider segment of the healthcare market.
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