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.

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

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

Srinivasan Veeraraghavachary

Srinivasan Veeraraghavachary

Chief Operating Officer
Ramakrishnan Chandrasekaran

Ramakrishnan Chandrasekaran

EVP, Cognizant India
Malcolm Frank

Malcolm Frank

EVP, Strategy & Marketing

Cognizant Office Locations

Cognizant has offices in Teaneck, London, Paris, Greater London and in 156 other locations
Teaneck, US (HQ)
500 Frank W. Burr Boulevard
Sydney, AU
28 Margaret St
Jardim São Luís, BR
215 Av. Maria Coelho Aguiar
Vila Cordeiro, BR
1240 Av. Dr. Chucri Zaidan
Paris, FR
1-3, rue du Château Neuilly-sur-Seine
London, GB
1 Kingdom Street Paddington Central
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Cognizant Financials and Metrics

Cognizant Financials

Cognizant's revenue was reported to be $13.5 b in FY, 2016

Revenue (Q3, 2017)

3.8 b

Gross profit (Q3, 2017)

1.4 b

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2017), %


Net income (Q3, 2017)

495 m

EBIT (Q3, 2017)

648 m

Market capitalization (22-Dec-2017)

42.4 b

Cash (30-Sep-2017)

1.6 b


41.7 b
Cognizant's current market capitalization is $42.4 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
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


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, %

USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


2 b2.1 b2 b

Accounts Receivable

2 b2.3 b2.6 b

Current Assets

6.8 b7.9 b8.6 b


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


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


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
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
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 Receivable

(52.7 m)(161.2 m)(167.7 m)(110.7 m)(185.7 m)(190.6 m)(55.2 m)(187.2 m)(261.2 m)(86 m)(103 m)(284 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)
USDY, 2017


64.3 x


26.5 x


14.5 k


0.1 x


0.1 x

Financial Leverage

1.3 x
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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



Delivery Centers





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Cognizant Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Cognizant Technology Solutions Luxembourg S.à r l
CogDev Malaysia SDN. BHD.
Cognizant (Mauritius) Ltd
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
Cognizant Technology Solutions Norway AS
Cognizant Technology Solutions Portugal, Unipessoal LDA
Cognizant Technology Solutions Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd.
Cognizant Technology Solutions South Africa (Proprietary) Limited
Equinox Consulting, S.A.
Cognizant Technology Solutions Sweden AB
Cognizant Technology Solutions AG
Enterprise Services AG
KIS Informatik AG
Cognizant Technology Solutions (Thailand) Co., Ltd.
Cognizant (GB) Limited
Cognizant Business Services UK Limited
Cognizant Holdings UK Limited
Cognizant Oil and Gas Consulting Services UK Ltd
Cognizant Technology Solutions Global Services Limited
Cognizant Worldwide Limited
KIS IS UK Limited
New Solutions Limited
Cognizant Business Services Corporation
Cognizant Healthcare Services, LLC
Cognizant Oil and Gas Consulting Services U.S. Inc.
Cognizant Technology Solutions Holdings LLC
Cognizant Technology Solutions Overseas Corporation
Cognizant Technology Solutions Services, LLC
Cognizant Technology Solutions U.S. Corporation
CSS Investment LLC
Idea Couture LLC
Cognizant Technology Solutions de Argentina S.R.L.
Adaptra Group Holdings Pty Limited
Adaptra Group Pty Limited
Cognizant Technology Solutions Australia Pty Ltd
KBACE Australia Pty Limited
Odecee Pty Limited
Odecee Unit Trust
Cognizant Technology Solutions Austria GmbH
Cognizant Technology Solutions Belgium SA
Wellworth Limited
Cognizant Technology Solutions s.r.o
Cognizant Technology Solutions France SAS
KIS France SAS
Cognizant Deutschland GmbH
Cognizant Energy and Financial Services Consulting GmbH
Cognizant Technology Solutions GmbH
KIS Information Services GmbH
Cognizant Technology Solutions Hungary Kft.
Cognizant Technology Services Private Limited
Cognizant Technology Solutions India Private Limited
Excellence Data Research Private Limited
KBACE Technologies Private Limited
Ygyan Consulting Private Limited
Cognizant Technology Solutions Ireland Limited
Cognizant Technology Solutions Italia, S.p.A.
Cognizant Technology Solutions Poland sp. z o. o. w organizacji
Cognizant Technology Solutions Saudi LLC
Cognizant Technology Solutions Slovakia, s.r.o.
Cognizant Technology Solutions Spain, S.L.
CogDev Solutions AB
Cognizant Servicos de Tecnologia e Software do Brasil S/A
Cognizant Technology Solutions de Costa Rica Sociedad de Responsabilidad Limitada
Cognizant Technology Solutions Cyprus Limited
Cognizant Technology Solutions Denmark ApS
Cognizant El Salvador, Sociedad Anonima de Capital Variable
Cognizant Business Consulting SAS
Cognizant Technology Solutions Guatemala Limitada
Cognizant Technology Solutions Hong Kong Limited
TriZetto India Private Limited
TriZetto Services India Private Limited
ValueSource Technologies Private Limited
Frontica Business Solutions SDN. BHD.
Cognizant Technology Solutions Ltd
Idea Couture Latin America, S.A.P.I. de C.V.
Cognizant Technology Solutions (Netherlands) B.V.
Cognizant Technology Solutions Benelux B.V.
Mirabeau Holding B.V.
Cognizant Accounting Services Norway AS
Cognizant Oil and Gas Consulting Services Norway AS
Cognizant Technology Solutions Philippines, Inc.
Cadient Group, Inc.
Cognizant Domestic Holdings Corporation
Cognizant International Holdings Corporation
Cognizant Technology Solutions Americas Corporation
IC Brasil Consultoria Ltda.
Cognizant Technology Solutions Canada, Inc.
Idea Couture Inc.
Cognizant Technology Solutions de Chile SpA
Cognizant Technology Solutions (Dalian) Co., Ltd.
Cognizant Technology Solutions (Shanghai) Co, Ltd.
Cognizant Technology Solutions Colombia S.A.S.
Cognizant Technology Solutions Finland Oy
Cognizant France SAS
Cognizant Global Services Private Limited
itaas India Private Limited
Saband Software Technologies Private Limited
Cognizant Japan KK
Cognizant Business Services Limited
Cognizant Technology Solutions Jersey Limited
Cognizant Technology Solutions Lithuania, UAB
Evoco, UAB
ZoneOctober 26, 2017
Netcentric, A Cognizant Digital BusinessOctober 24, 2017
TMG HealthJune 13, 2017
Brilliant ServiceMarch 01, 2017
AdaptraDecember 16, 2016
Nova ITDecember 01, 2016
KIS Information Services (KIS)December 01, 2016
MirabeauNovember 29, 2016
Frontica Business SolutionsOctober 03, 2016$128 m
Idea CoutureJuly 29, 2016
Quick Left May 01, 2016$1.8 m
KBACE TechnologiesJanuary 28, 2016
Storebrand BalticNovember 06, 2015
OdeceeOctober 12, 2014
Cadient GroupOctober 07, 2014$30 m
TriZettoSeptember 15, 2014$2.7 b
itaasApril 23, 2014
ValueSource TechnologiesOctober 03, 2013
Equinox ConsultingOctober 02, 2013
SourceNet SolutionsAugust 08, 2013
ING U.S.June 14, 2012
MediCall Philippines, Inc.February 07, 2012
ZafferaSeptember 27, 2011
CoreLogic Global ServicesJuly 26, 2011$50 m
Galileo PerformanceJune 15, 2010
PIPCMay 09, 2010
UBS Service Centre (India) Private LimitedDecember 30, 2009
Pepperweed AdvisorsSeptember 07, 2009
Active IntelligenceFebruary 10, 2009
Strategic Vision ConsultingJune 08, 2008
marketRxOctober 19, 2007$1.2 b
AimNetSeptember 04, 2006
Fathom SolutionsApril 17, 2005
Ygyan ConsultingFebruary 22, 2004
InfopulseDecember 01, 2003
Aces InternationalMarch 31, 2003

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Cognizant Revenue Breakdown

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Cognizant Online and Social Media Presence

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