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Cognizant Technology Solutions is a company that provides information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services. It operates through four segments: Financial Services; Healthcare; Products and Resources; as well as Communications, Media, and Technology. Cognizant offers digital services and solutions, consulting, application development, systems integration, application testing, application maintenance, infrastructure services, and business process services. The company also develops, licenses, implements, and supports proprietary and third-party software products and platforms.

TypePublic
Founded1994
HQTeaneck, NJ, US
Websitecognizant.com
Employee Ratings3.8
Overall CultureC

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2020)289,500(-1%)
Job Openings14,968
Revenue (FY, 2020)$16.7 B
Share Price (Jun 2021)$71.3
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Cognizant

Brian Humphries

Brian Humphries

Chief Executive Officer
Gaurav Chand

Gaurav Chand

Chief Marketing Officer
Jan Siegmund

Jan Siegmund

Chief Financial Officer
Gregory Hyttenrauch

Gregory Hyttenrauch

President, North America
Todd Paoletti

Todd Paoletti

VP and GM of Cognizant Accelerator
Malcolm Frank

Malcolm Frank

President, Digital Business & Technology
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Cognizant Office Locations

Cognizant has offices in Teaneck, Boulder, Bridgewater Township, Duluth and in 77 other locations
Teaneck, NJ, US (HQ)
500 Frank W Burr Blvd
Boulder, CO, US
1301 Walnut St #200
Bridgewater Township, NJ, US
200 Somerset Corporate Blvd #8001
Duluth, GA, US
11695 Johns Creek Pkwy #300
Englewood, CO, US
9655 Maroon Cir
Marietta, GA, US
4901 Olde Towne Pkwy Suite 100 - 301
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Cognizant Financials and Metrics

Cognizant Revenue

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Cognizant's revenue was reported to be $16.65 b in FY, 2020 which is a 0.8% decrease from the previous period.
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Revenue (Q1, 2021)

4.4b

Net income (Q1, 2021)

505.0m

EBIT (Q1, 2021)

669.0m

Market capitalization (11-Jun-2021)

37.7b

Closing stock price (11-Jun-2021)

71.3

Cash (31-Mar-2021)

2.0b

EV

36.4b
Cognizant's current market capitalization is $37.7 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

16.1b16.8b16.7b

Revenue growth, %

9%4%(1%)

Cost of goods sold

9.8b10.6b10.7b

Gross profit

6.3b6.1b6.0b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Revenue

3.9b4.0b4.1b4.1b4.1b4.2b4.2b4.0b4.2b4.4b

Cost of goods sold

2.4b2.4b2.5b2.6b2.6b2.7b2.7b2.6b2.6b

Gross profit

1.5b1.6b1.6b1.5b1.5b1.6b1.5b1.4b1.6b

Gross profit Margin, %

39%40%39%37%37%37%35%35%38%
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

1.2b2.6b2.7b

Accounts Receivable

3.3b3.3b3.1b

Current Assets

8.7b7.6b6.9b

PP&E

1.4b1.3b1.3b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Cash

1.4b901.0m1.3b950.0m1.7b2.3b3.9b4.4b4.4b2.0b

Accounts Receivable

3.1b3.2b3.2b3.4b3.4b3.4b3.2b3.2b3.1b3.2b

Current Assets

9.0b8.3b8.7b7.9b7.2b7.4b8.3b8.5b8.6b6.6b

PP&E

1.3b1.3b1.4b1.3b1.3b1.3b1.3b1.3b1.3b1.3b
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

2.1b1.8b1.4b

Depreciation and Amortization

498.0m526.0m559.0m

Accounts Payable

(4.0m)8.0m109.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

2.6b2.5b3.3b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Net Income

520.0m976.0m1.5b441.0m950.0m1.4b367.0m728.0m1.1b505.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

117.0m240.0m367.0m133.0m266.0m393.0m269.0m273.0m411.0m141.0m

Accounts Payable

86.0m(3.0m)(5.0m)49.0m2.0m21.0m44.0m103.0m83.0m61.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

388.0m1.0b1.9b269.0m844.0m1.6b497.0m1.5b2.4b181.0m
USDQ1, 2018

Revenue/Employee

15.0k

Debt/Equity

0.1 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

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, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Customers

271300329357

Active Cities

61687380747985

Countries

32353838373735

Trademarks

624596
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Cognizant Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Bright WolfOctober 22, 2020
10th MagnitudeSeptember 01, 2020
Tin Roof SoftwareAugust 25, 2020
New SignatureJuly 29, 2020
LevMarch 24, 2020
EI TechnologiesFebruary 05, 2020
Code ZeroFebruary 03, 2020
ContinoOctober 16, 2019
Zenith Technologies CompanyJune 19, 2019
MeritsoftMarch 06, 2019
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Cognizant Revenue Breakdown

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Cognizant revenue breakdown by business segment: 14.9% from Communications, Media and Technology, 22.2% from Products and Resources, 29.1% from Healthcare and 33.8% from Financial Services

Cognizant revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 6.5% from Rest of World, 75.6% from North America , 8.0% from United Kingdom and 9.9% from Rest of Europe

Cognizant Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

96/100

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Cognizant Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

out of 100

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Cognizant Online and Social Media Presence

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Cognizant Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C

    66/100

  • CEO Rating

    A

    75/100

  • Compensation

    C-

    60/100

  • Diversity

    C+

    66/100

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Cognizant News and Updates

Cognizant Expands Commitment to Delivering Cloud Modernization with Business Group Dedicated to Google Cloud

Cognizant (Nasdaq: CTSH) today announced the creation of a new, dedicated Google Business Group (GBG) to help accelerate shared customers' cloud modernization journeys.

Cognizant counters indicted executive's spying charge

Five years after a bribery scandal roiled Cognizant, the case continues to be an irritant for the Nasdaqlisted IT company. One of the two top executives indicted in the case, the former legal officer Steven Schwartz, has charged Cognizant with spying on the defence camp. Cognizant has countered the …

Aker Solutions Extends Relationship With Cognizant To Modernize Its IT Systems and Help Speed Transition To Renewable Energy

Cognizant announced that it has extended its relationship with global engineering company Aker Solutions to modernize and simplify its entire IT infrastructure, including its business technology network and application maintenance and development.

Aker Solutions Extends Relationship with Cognizant to Modernize its IT Systems and Help Speed Transition to Renewable Energy

TEANECK, N.J., June 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Cognizant (Nasdaq: CTSH) announced today that it has extended its relationship with global engineering company Aker Solutions to modernize and simplify its entire IT infrastructure, including its business technology network and application...

Centrica Names Cognizant as Exclusive Partner for SAP Business Process Transformation

TEANECK, N.J., May 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Cognizant (Nasdaq: CTSH) announced today it has been selected by Centrica, a leading international energy services and solutions company, as the sole technology services partner to manage and transform the SAP environment supporting its UK...

Cognizant Q1 Review - Raises Talent, Covid Alarm; Growth Much Weaker Than Indian Peers: Nirmal Bang

Cognizant Q1 Review - Raises Talent, Covid Alarm; Growth Much Weaker Than Indian Peers: Nirmal Bang
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Cognizant Blogs

Workplace support is vital for those on a transition journey

Transgender people face a long and complex journey. Here’s what businesses can do to support them and ensure acceptance in the workplace.

On Juneteenth, Take a Stand

This Juneteenth, don’t just take a day off — make a commitment to advocating for inclusion for all in the workplace and in your community.

On Juneteenth, take a stand

This juneteenth, don’t just take a day off — make a commitment to advocating for inclusion for all in the workplace and in your community.

How to be an ally to transitioning and transgender people

After my son transitioned, I learned the best actions we can take to support transgender individuals and their loved ones, both in and out of the workplace.

Supporting community outreach worldwide during COVID-19

A platform to support community outreach during the pandemic has seen fast growth because it focused on the problem to be solved vs. the technology used.

Supporting Community Outreach Worldwide During COVID-19

A platform to support community outreach during the pandemic has seen fast growth because it focused on the problem to be solved vs. the technology used.
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Cognizant Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Cognizant founded?

    Cognizant was founded in 1994.

  • Who are Cognizant key executives?

    Cognizant's key executives are Brian Humphries, Gaurav Chand and Jan Siegmund.

  • How many employees does Cognizant have?

    Cognizant has 289,500 employees.

  • What is Cognizant revenue?

    Latest Cognizant annual revenue is $16.7 b.

  • What is Cognizant revenue per employee?

    Latest Cognizant revenue per employee is $57.5 k.

  • Who are Cognizant competitors?

    Competitors of Cognizant include CGI, Wipro and Capgemini.

  • Where is Cognizant headquarters?

    Cognizant headquarters is located at 500 Frank W Burr Blvd, Teaneck.

  • Where are Cognizant offices?

    Cognizant has offices in Teaneck, Boulder, Bridgewater Township, Duluth and in 77 other locations.

  • How many offices does Cognizant have?

    Cognizant has 109 offices.