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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, US
Websitecognizant.com
Employee Ratings3.7
Overall CultureC+

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2020)291,700
Job Openings6,261
Revenue (FY, 2019)$16.8 B(+5%)
Share Price (Nov 2020)$77.2 (+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Cognizant

Brian Humphries

Brian Humphries

Chief Executive Officer
Matthew Friedrich

Matthew Friedrich

General Counsel, Chief Corporate Affairs Officer and Secretary
Gaurav Chand

Gaurav Chand

Chief Marketing Officer
Rebecca Schmitt

Rebecca Schmitt

Chief People Officer
Lawrence Wieser

Lawrence Wieser

Chief Administrative Officer
Jan Siegmund

Jan Siegmund

Chief Financial Officer
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Cognizant Office Locations

Cognizant has offices in Teaneck, Boulder, Bridgewater Township, Duluth and in 75 other locations
Teaneck, US (HQ)
Glenpointe Centre West 500 Frank W Burr Blvd
Boulder, US
1301 Walnut St #200
Bridgewater Township, US
200 Somerset Corporate Blvd #8001
Duluth, US
11695 Johns Creek Pkwy #300
Englewood, US
9655 Maroon Cir
Marietta, 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 $16.78 b in FY, 2019 which is a 4.1% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (Q3, 2020)

4.2b

Gross profit (Q3, 2020)

1.6b

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2020), %

37.6%

Net income (Q3, 2020)

348.0m

EBIT (Q3, 2020)

603.0m

Market capitalization (13-Nov-2020)

41.3b

Closing stock price (13-Nov-2020)

77.2

Cash (30-Sept-2020)

4.4b

EV

40.3b
Cognizant's current market capitalization is $41.3 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

14.8b16.1b16.8b

Revenue growth, %

10%9%4%

Cost of goods sold

9.2b9.8b10.6b

Gross profit

5.7b6.3b6.1b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Revenue

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

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, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

1.9b1.2b2.6b

Accounts Receivable

2.9b3.3b3.3b

Current Assets

9.1b8.7b7.6b

PP&E

1.3b1.4b1.3b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Cash

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

Accounts Receivable

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

Current Assets

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

PP&E

1.3b1.3b1.4b1.3b1.3b1.3b1.3b1.3b1.3b
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

1.5b2.1b1.8b

Depreciation and Amortization

443.0m498.0m526.0m

Accounts Payable

16.0m(4.0m)8.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

2.4b2.6b2.5b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Net Income

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

Depreciation and Amortization

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

Accounts Payable

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

Cash From Operating Activities

388.0m1.0b1.9b269.0m844.0m1.6b497.0m1.5b2.4b
USDFY, 2017

EV/EBIT

16.5 x

EV/CFO

17 x

Revenue/Employee

57.3k

Debt/Equity

0.1 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

1.4 x

P/E Ratio

28.0
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Cognizant Operating Metrics

Cognizant's Customers was reported to be 357 in FY, 2017.
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Customers

271 300 329 357

Active Cities

61 68 73 80 74 79

Countries

32 35 38 38 37 37

Trademarks

624 596
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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: 14.6% from Communications, Media and Technology, 22.5% from Products and Resources, 28.0% from Healthcare and 35.0% from Financial Services

Cognizant revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 6.3% from Rest of World, 75.8% from North America , 7.8% from United Kingdom and 10.1% from Rest of Europe

Cognizant Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

92/100

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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 Blogs

How Insurers Can Save Millions by Minimizing Claims Handling Mistakes

With an automated, real-time approach, insurers can reduce claims handling errors and deliver benefits to all parts of the claims organization.

Amazon RX: Concession or Queen’s Gambit?

Some analysts say the new Amazon pharmacy service is nothing new – but it may be the opening move in a disruptive long-term strategy.

To Make the Case for BPaaS, Point to Sustainable Survival (Part 3)

For healthcare payers to succeed with BPaaS, they need to get stakeholders to buy into its key value proposition: a low-cost way to survive.

Even Inexact Data Can Be Meaningful to AI – and Other COVID Lessons Learned

As we launch our Pandemic Response Challenge with XPRIZE, we’re certain everything we’ve learned about AI will help mitigate COVID impacts.

XPRIZE and Cognizant Announce Pandemic Response Challenge to Safely Reopen Societies and Restart Economies Around the World

New $500K, four-month competition aims to accelerate use of artificial intelligence to minimize coronavirus infection cases while reducing the economic cost of lockdowns

COVID Has Amplified the Call for Agility and Collaboration

In the year since we published our book "Transforming While Performing," the need for a culture of agility and collaboration has only grown more important.
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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, Matthew Friedrich and Gaurav Chand.

  • How many employees does Cognizant have?

    Cognizant has 291,700 employees.

  • What is Cognizant revenue?

    Latest Cognizant annual revenue is $16.8 b.

  • What is Cognizant revenue per employee?

    Latest Cognizant revenue per employee is $57.5 k.

  • Who are Cognizant competitors?

    Competitors of Cognizant include NTT Data, DXC Technology and EPAM Systems.

  • Where is Cognizant headquarters?

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

  • Where are Cognizant offices?

    Cognizant has offices in Teaneck, Boulder, Bridgewater Township, Duluth and in 75 other locations.

  • How many offices does Cognizant have?

    Cognizant has 112 offices.