Cognizant

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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 2021)330,600(+15%)
Job Openings6,902
Revenue (FY, 2021)$18.5 B(+12%)
Share Price (May 2022)$75.5(+3%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
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Key People/Management at Cognizant

Brian Humphries

Brian Humphries

Chief Executive Officer
Gaurav Chand

Gaurav Chand

Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President
Jane Livesey

Jane Livesey

Chief Executive Officer, Australia and New Zealand
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, , Bentonville, Bloomfield and in 104 other locations
Teaneck, NJ, US (HQ)
500 Frank W Burr Blvd
Bentonville, AR, US
300 SW 24th St
Bentonville, AR, US
3317 SW I St
Bloomfield, CT, US
204 W Newberry Rd
Blue Ash, OH, US
4500 Lake Forest Dr
Boulder, CO, US
1301 Walnut St #200
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Cognizant Financials and Metrics

Cognizant Revenue

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Cognizant's revenue was reported to be $18.51 b in FY, 2021
USD

Revenue (FY, 2021)

18.5b

Gross profit (FY, 2021)

6.9b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2021), %

37.3%

Net income (FY, 2021)

2.1b

EBIT (FY, 2021)

2.8b

Market capitalization (6-May-2022)

40.1b

Closing stock price (6-May-2022)

75.5

Cash (31-Dec-2021)

1.8b

EV

40.0b
Cognizant's current market capitalization is $40.1 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Revenue

16.8b16.7b18.5b

Revenue growth, %

4%(1%)

Cost of goods sold

10.6b10.7b11.6b

Gross profit

6.1b6.0b6.9b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Revenue

4.1b4.1b4.2b4.2b4.0b4.2b4.4b4.6b4.7b

Cost of goods sold

2.6b2.6b2.7b2.7b2.6b2.6b2.8b2.9b2.9b

Gross profit

1.5b1.5b1.6b1.5b1.4b1.6b1.6b1.7b1.8b

Gross profit Margin, %

37%37%37%35%35%38%37%38%38%
Annual
USDFY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Cash

2.6b2.7b1.8b

Accounts Receivable

3.3b3.1b3.6b

Current Assets

7.6b6.9b7.3b

PP&E

1.3b1.3b1.2b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Cash

950.0m1.7b2.3b3.9b4.4b4.4b2.0b1.4b1.7b

Accounts Receivable

3.4b3.4b3.4b3.2b3.2b3.1b3.2b3.4b3.5b

Current Assets

7.9b7.2b7.4b8.3b8.5b8.6b6.6b6.5b7.0b

PP&E

1.3b1.3b1.3b1.3b1.3b1.3b1.3b1.2b1.2b
Annual
USDFY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Net Income

1.8b1.4b2.1b

Depreciation and Amortization

526.0m559.0m574.0m

Accounts Payable

8.0m109.0m(35.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

2.5b3.3b2.5b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Net Income

441.0m950.0m1.4b367.0m728.0m1.1b505.0m1.0b1.6b

Depreciation and Amortization

133.0m266.0m393.0m269.0m273.0m411.0m141.0m286.0m430.0m

Accounts Payable

49.0m2.0m21.0m44.0m103.0m83.0m61.0m17.0m(39.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

269.0m844.0m1.6b497.0m1.5b2.4b181.0m722.0m1.7b
USDQ1, 2019

EV/EBIT

76.9 x

EV/CFO

154.1 x

Revenue/Employee

14.4k

Debt/Equity

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

1.4 x

P/E Ratio

94.1
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Cognizant Operating Metrics

FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Active Cities

7985100

Countries

373535

Facility Space, sq. ft.

27 m31 m29 m

Cognizant Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
DevbridgeDecember 09, 2021$268 m
HUNTER Technical ResourcesAugust 16, 2021
TQS IntegrationJuly 30, 2021
ESG MobilityJune 01, 2021$132 m
ServianApril 01, 2021$252 m
MagenicFebruary 01, 2021$246 m
Linium LLCJanuary 31, 2021$85 m
InawisdomDecember 18, 2020
Bright WolfOctober 22, 2020
10th MagnitudeSeptember 01, 2020
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Cognizant Revenue Breakdown

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Cognizant revenue breakdown by business segment: 14.4% from Healthcare, 11.6% from Products and Resources, 7.7% from Communications, Media and Technology, 16.3% from Financial Services, 14.4% from Healthcare, 11.6% from Products and Resources, 7.7% from Communications, Media and Technology and 16.3% from Financial Services

Cognizant revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 36.8% from North America , 5.2% from Rest of Europe, 36.8% from North America , 5.2% from Rest of Europe and 16.0% from Other

Human Capital Metrics

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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-

    64/100

  • CEO Rating

    B

    71/100

  • Compensation

    D+

    57/100

  • Diversity

    C

    65/100

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Cognizant News and Updates

Cognizant Names Stephen Rohleder to Board of Directors

TEANECK, N.J., March 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Cognizant (Nasdaq: CTSH) today announced that on March 1, 2022, Stephen ("Steve") Rohleder was appointed to its Board of Directors as a new independent director, effective March 2, 2022. Mr. Rohleder, 64, is a former Accenture Chief Operating...

Cognizant Collaborates with Microsoft to Offer New Virtual Healthcare Solution for Remote Patient Monitoring and Improved Care

TEANECK, N.J., March 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Cognizant (Nasdaq: CTSH) today announced it is collaborating with Microsoft to deliver a new digital health solution to enhance remote patient monitoring for improved medical care. Cognizant's new solution, leveraging components of the...

Cognizant selected by Volvo Cars for Finance & Accounting and Procurement Business Process Services

TEANECK, N.J., Feb. 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Cognizant (Nasdaq: CTSH) announced today that it has renewed its contract agreement with Volvo Cars to provide finance and accounting (F&A), and procurement services. The agreement covers the car maker's global accounts payable and accounts...

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Cognizant Blogs

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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 Jane Livesey.

  • How many employees does Cognizant have?

    Cognizant has 330,600 employees.

  • What is Cognizant revenue?

    Latest Cognizant annual revenue is $18.5 b.

  • What is Cognizant revenue per employee?

    Latest Cognizant revenue per employee is $56 k.

  • Who are Cognizant competitors?

    Competitors of Cognizant include IBS Software, TD SYNNEX and Endava.

  • Where is Cognizant headquarters?

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

  • Where are Cognizant offices?

    Cognizant has offices in Teaneck, , Bentonville, Bloomfield and in 104 other locations.

  • How many offices does Cognizant have?

    Cognizant has 134 offices.