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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 8/10

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Cash-to-Debt 5.89
CTSH's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
53% of the 1921 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.13 vs. CTSH: 5.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
CTSH' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.31  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: 5.89
Equity-to-Asset 0.75
CTSH's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
75% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. CTSH: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
CTSH' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 0.75 Max: 0.83
Current: 0.75
0.6
0.83
Interest Coverage 120.47
CTSH's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
53% of the 1467 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 173.79 vs. CTSH: 120.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CTSH' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 120.47  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: 120.47
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 9.19
Beneish M-Score: -2.31
WACC vs ROIC
7.43%
24.36%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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Operating Margin % 16.97
CTSH's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
82% of the 1862 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.84 vs. CTSH: 16.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
CTSH' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.97  Med: 18.45 Max: 18.97
Current: 16.97
16.97
18.97
Net Margin % 11.51
CTSH's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
77% of the 1863 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.19 vs. CTSH: 11.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
CTSH' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.51  Med: 14.38 Max: 16.4
Current: 11.51
11.51
16.4
ROE % 15.60
CTSH's ROE % is ranked higher than
74% of the 1803 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.16 vs. CTSH: 15.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
CTSH' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.53  Med: 23.31 Max: 27.55
Current: 15.6
15.53
27.55
ROA % 11.60
CTSH's ROA % is ranked higher than
83% of the 1927 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 vs. CTSH: 11.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
CTSH' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.37  Med: 17.5 Max: 22.13
Current: 11.6
11.37
22.13
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 100.83
CTSH's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
74% of the 1883 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.13 vs. CTSH: 100.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
CTSH' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 75.96  Med: 100.86 Max: 109.79
Current: 100.83
75.96
109.79
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 15.10
CTSH's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
76% of the 1454 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. CTSH: 15.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
CTSH' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.3  Med: 31.1 Max: 51.7
Current: 15.1
7.3
51.7
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 14.00
CTSH's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
61% of the 1210 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.40 vs. CTSH: 14.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
CTSH' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14  Med: 32 Max: 48.3
Current: 14
14
48.3
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 8.10
CTSH's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
51% of the 1098 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. CTSH: 8.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
CTSH' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.1  Med: 29.6 Max: 60.9
Current: 8.1
8.1
60.9
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Guru Trades

Q2 2016

CTSH Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons 425,252 sh (New)
Zeke Ashton 45,500 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 112,500 sh (+539.20%)
Jeremy Grantham 3,099,539 sh (+64.66%)
Richard Pzena 552,498 sh (+31.98%)
Lee Ainslie 52,830 sh (+31.25%)
Pioneer Investments 4,025,945 sh (+27.49%)
Matthews Pacific Tiger Fund 1,457,600 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
David Rolfe 5,624,679 sh (-6.54%)
Paul Tudor Jones 4,000 sh (-82.63%)
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Q3 2016

CTSH Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Diamond Hill Capital 545,317 sh (New)
Charles Brandes 115,585 sh (New)
Jeff Auxier 12,948 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 43,920 sh (+998.00%)
Richard Pzena 940,451 sh (+70.22%)
Matthews Pacific Tiger Fund 2,336,600 sh (+60.30%)
Zeke Ashton 64,000 sh (+40.66%)
Jim Simons 565,752 sh (+33.04%)
Pioneer Investments 5,228,297 sh (+29.87%)
Jeremy Grantham 3,820,987 sh (+23.28%)
Lee Ainslie 53,060 sh (+0.44%)
Paul Singer 285,000 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
David Rolfe 5,376,140 sh (-4.42%)
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Q4 2016

CTSH Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Ken Fisher 3,598 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 253,760 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 45,970 sh (New)
Alan Fournier 1,739,800 sh (New)
Jana Partners 1,444,283 sh (New)
Paul Singer 1,124,440 sh (New)
George Soros 4,500 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 4,783 sh (New)
Richard Pzena 4,732,694 sh (+403.24%)
Jeff Auxier 32,023 sh (+147.32%)
Diamond Hill Capital 989,306 sh (+81.42%)
Charles Brandes 207,416 sh (+79.45%)
Lee Ainslie 58,180 sh (+9.65%)
Zeke Ashton 67,500 sh (+5.47%)
Jeremy Grantham 4,002,864 sh (+4.76%)
Matthews Pacific Tiger Fund 2,436,600 sh (+4.28%)
Paul Singer 3,000,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 5,031,362 sh (-3.77%)
David Rolfe 2,526,738 sh (-53.00%)
Paul Tudor Jones 19,195 sh (-56.30%)
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Q1 2017

CTSH Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Jerome Dodson 400,000 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
Ken Fisher 3,521 sh (-2.14%)
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Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Information Technology Services    NAICS: 541511    SIC: 7371
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Traded in other countries:CTSH34.Brazil, COZ.Germany, CTSH.Mexico, CTSH.Switzerland, 0QZ5.UK,
Headquarter Location:USA
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp provides information technology (IT), consulting and business process services.

Cognizant is an IT services provider with headquarters in Teaneck, New Jersey. The company was founded in 1994, employs close to 260,000 people, and provides such services as technology consulting, application outsourcing, systems integration, business process services, and cloud services. The firm generates approximately 78% of group revenue from the North American market and roughly 90% of group revenue from its three main industries: financial services, healthcare, and manufacturing, retail, and logistics.

Guru Investment Theses on Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp

Jerome Dodson Comments on Cognizant - Apr 26, 2017

The second stock we added was Cognizant (NASDAQ:CTSH), the information technology (IT) consultant. The company’s revenue grew at an amazing 30% annualized rate between 2005 and 2015, as technology transformed business models in its focus areas of financial services and healthcare. Over the past year, growth has slowed to an 8%-10% range as some IT projects have shifted to data centers and the cloud, while banks and health insurers have reduced spending due to regulatory uncertainty. Even if Cognizant grows at a high single-digit clip, we believe our upside is significant due to management’s newfound focus on increasing margins and returning cash to shareholders.

Jerome Dodson (Trades, Portfolio)'s first quarter 2017 Parnassus Funds commentary.

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Zeke Ashton Comments on Cognizant Solutions - Jan 06, 2017

Cognizant Solutions (NASDAQ:CTSH) is a leading provider of outsourced business processing and technology solutions, providing mission-critical services to a base of over 1,200 mostly large global corporate customers primarily in the areas of banking and insurance, healthcare, logistics, and manufacturing. As an indication of just how successful Cognizant has been, a quick review of the financials from 2005 to 2015 reveals a business that grew top-line revenue roughly 14-fold from $885 million to $12.4 billion. Even more impressively, cash flow profitability improved from $68 million to $1.8 billion (roughly 26-fold) during the same span as the company achieved scale and operating leverage. We initially began buying Cognizant stock following the “Brexit” vote. We added to the Fund’s position when the stock sold off further in late September after the company disclosed an internal investigation related to improper payments made by company personnel in India that could be in violation of U.S. anti-bribery laws. We made this incremental investment in the belief that this unfortunate situation is likely to be an issue that will ultimately be resolved without significant financial liability or reputational damage to Cognizant. The stock had already recovered some of its losses by the end of October.




From Zeke Ashton (Trades, Portfolio)'s Centaur Management 2016 annual letter to investors.

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David Rolfe Comments on Cognizant - Oct 21, 2016

Cognizant (NASDAQ:CTSH) also detracted from overall performance during the quarter, due to management’s cautious commentary related to the demand environment in two of their core customer verticals. Management’s caution about IT spend in Cognizant’s BFS (Banking and Financial Services) segment trace back to the prolonged low interest rate environment along with increased uncertainty in the macro environment—particularly attributed to the “Brexit” vote, which was relatively fresh news at the time of management’s comments. We do not think this weakness has materialized in the near-term, at least to the extent that management was implying. In addition, but not necessarily new, Cognizant has four clients in the HMO (health-maintenance organization) industry, all attempting to merge with or acquire the other. Though the extended timeline of these M&A deals likely pushes out the timing of expected work for Cognizant at each of these four clients, we think Cognizant’s longer-term positioning as a key partner at all four HMOs will continue to allow them to capture wallet share, regardless of M&A outcomes. Near-term, we expect investors to remain skittish around the shares, if only because the investor base has been skittish for years, with the NTM P/E multiple of Cognizant typically vacillating 20%-30% per year. Despite these recent headwinds to topline growth, we think Cognizant maintains a long- term runway for generating attractive organic growth, as the company benefits from the secular shift of IT spend towards digital solutions. The Company maintains excellent financial strength, with nearly $8 billion in borrowing capacity before reaching the average net debt to operating income leverage of the S&P 500—close to 25% of the current market cap.

From David Rolfe (Trades, Portfolio)'s Wedgewood Partners third-quarter 2016 shareholder letter.

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David Rolfe Comments on Cognizant - Oct 17, 2016

Cognizant (NASDAQ:CTSH) also detracted from overall performance during the quarter, due to management’s cautious commentary related to the demand environment in two of their core customer verticals. Management’s caution about IT spend in Cognizant’s BFS (Banking and Financial Services) segment trace back to the prolonged low interest rate environment along with increased uncertainty in the macro environment—particularly attributed to the “Brexit” vote, which was relatively fresh news at the time of management’s comments. We do not think this weakness has materialized in the near-term, at least to the extent that management was implying. In addition, but not necessarily new, Cognizant has four clients in the HMO (health-maintenance organization) industry, all attempting to merge with or acquire the other. Though the extended timeline of these M&A deals likely pushes out the timing of expected work for Cognizant at each of these four clients, we think Cognizant’s longer-term positioning as a key partner at all four HMOs will continue to allow them to capture wallet share, regardless of M&A outcomes. Near-term, we expect investors to remain skittish around the shares, if only because the investor base has been skittish for years, with the NTM P/E multiple of Cognizant typically vacillating 20%-30% per year. Despite these recent headwinds to topline growth, we think Cognizant maintains a long- term runway for generating attractive organic growth, as the company benefits from the secular shift of IT spend towards digital solutions. The Company maintains excellent financial strength, with nearly $8 billion in borrowing capacity before reaching the average net debt to operating income leverage of the S&P 500—close to 25% of the current market cap.



From Wedgewood Partners' third quarter 2016 shareholder commentary.



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David Rolfe Comments on Cognizant - Oct 15, 2015

Cognizant (NASDAQ:CTSH) was volatile, but contributed to performance. Most of the volatility was related to a large client that was taken private and would not need Cognizant’s services going forward. The stock’s negative performance was reversed later in the quarter after they released record second quarter results with year-over-year revenue growth of over 22% and nearly 20% earnings growth. And to further shrug off investor's fear that the Company was losing a large client relationship, management raised full year revenue and earnings guidance.

From David Rolfe (Trades, Portfolio)'s Wedgewood Partners third quarter 2015 letter.

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Top Ranked Articles about Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp

Jerome Dodson Comments on Cognizant Guru stock highlight
The second stock we added was Cognizant (NASDAQ:CTSH), the information technology (IT) consultant. The company’s revenue grew at an amazing 30% annualized rate between 2005 and 2015, as technology transformed business models in its focus areas of financial services and healthcare. Over the past year, growth has slowed to an 8%-10% range as some IT projects have shifted to data centers and the cloud, while banks and health insurers have reduced spending due to regulatory uncertainty. Even if Cognizant grows at a high single-digit clip, we believe our upside is significant due to management’s newfound focus on increasing margins and returning cash to shareholders. Read more...
Jerome Dodson Buys 2 Stocks, Sells 2 in 1st Quarter Guru invests in IT and pharmaceutical companies
Jerome Dodson (Trades, Portfolio)’s Parnassus Fund established two new positions and sold out of two others in the first quarter of the year. He bought Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. (NASDAQ:CTSH) and Novartis AG (NYSE:NVS). He sold Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) and Applied Materials Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Read more...
Safirstein Metcalf LLP Announces That Lawsuits Have Been Filed Against Directors of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. – CTSH
Zeke Ashton Comments on Cognizant Solutions Guru stock highlight
Cognizant Solutions (NASDAQ:CTSH) is a leading provider of outsourced business processing and technology solutions, providing mission-critical services to a base of over 1,200 mostly large global corporate customers primarily in the areas of banking and insurance, healthcare, logistics, and manufacturing. As an indication of just how successful Cognizant has been, a quick review of the financials from 2005 to 2015 reveals a business that grew top-line revenue roughly 14-fold from $885 million to $12.4 billion. Even more impressively, cash flow profitability improved from $68 million to $1.8 billion (roughly 26-fold) during the same span as the company achieved scale and operating leverage. We initially began buying Cognizant stock following the “Brexit” vote. We added to the Fund’s position when the stock sold off further in late September after the company disclosed an internal investigation related to improper payments made by company personnel in India that could be in violation of U.S. anti-bribery laws. We made this incremental investment in the belief Read more...
David Rolfe Comments on Cognizant Guru stock highlight
Cognizant (NASDAQ:CTSH) also detracted from overall performance during the quarter, due to management’s cautious commentary related to the demand environment in two of their core customer verticals. Management’s caution about IT spend in Cognizant’s BFS (Banking and Financial Services) segment trace back to the prolonged low interest rate environment along with increased uncertainty in the macro environment—particularly attributed to the “Brexit” vote, which was relatively fresh news at the time of management’s comments. We do not think this weakness has materialized in the near-term, at least to the extent that management was implying. In addition, but not necessarily new, Cognizant has four clients in the HMO (health-maintenance organization) industry, all attempting to merge with or acquire the other. Though the extended timeline of these M&A deals likely pushes out the timing of expected work for Cognizant at each of these four clients, we think Cognizant’s longer-term positioning as a key partner at all four HMOs will continue to allow Read more...
David Rolfe Comments on Cognizant Guru stock highlight
Cognizant (NASDAQ:CTSH) also detracted from overall performance during the quarter, due to management’s cautious commentary related to the demand environment in two of their core customer verticals. Management’s caution about IT spend in Cognizant’s BFS (Banking and Financial Services) segment trace back to the prolonged low interest rate environment along with increased uncertainty in the macro environment—particularly attributed to the “Brexit” vote, which was relatively fresh news at the time of management’s comments. We do not think this weakness has materialized in the near-term, at least to the extent that management was implying. In addition, but not necessarily new, Cognizant has four clients in the HMO (health-maintenance organization) industry, all attempting to merge with or acquire the other. Though the extended timeline of these M&A deals likely pushes out the timing of expected work for Cognizant at each of these four clients, we think Cognizant’s longer-term positioning as a key partner at all four HMOs will continue to allow Read more...
Zeke Ashton Invests in 10 New Holdings 5 of guru's top 6 transactions are new to portfolio
Five of Zeke Ashton (Trades, Portfolio)’s top six transactions in the second quarter were acquisitions of shares in companies that are new to the portfolio. Read more...
John Hussman Sells Broadcom, Cognizant Guru's largest sales during the 1st quarter
John Hussman is the president and principal shareholder of Hussman Strategic Advisors, the investment advisory firm that manages the Hussman Funds. He is also the president of the Hussman Investment Trust. Hussman manages Hussman Strategic Growth Fund, which invests primarily in U.S. stocks, and Hussman Strategic Total Return Fund, which invests primarily in U.S. Treasury and government agency securities. These were the most heavily weighted sales during the first quarter. Read more...

Ratios

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PE Ratio 23.38
CTSH's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 1245 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 25.80 vs. CTSH: 23.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
CTSH' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.21  Med: 23.83 Max: 60.49
Current: 23.38
11.21
60.49
Forward PE Ratio 16.16
CTSH's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 535 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.20 vs. CTSH: 16.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 23.38
CTSH's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
56% of the 1229 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 26.21 vs. CTSH: 23.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
CTSH' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.13  Med: 23.72 Max: 60.64
Current: 23.38
11.13
60.64
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 31.86
CTSH's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
65% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.94 vs. CTSH: 31.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
CTSH' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.33  Med: 28.4 Max: 112.09
Current: 31.86
15.33
112.09
PB Ratio 3.36
CTSH's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 1789 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.97 vs. CTSH: 3.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
CTSH' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.46  Med: 4.71 Max: 12.56
Current: 3.36
2.46
12.56
PS Ratio 2.68
CTSH's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 1780 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.34 vs. CTSH: 2.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
CTSH' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.76  Med: 3.39 Max: 9.98
Current: 2.68
1.76
9.98
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 27.45
CTSH's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
57% of the 677 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.32 vs. CTSH: 27.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
CTSH' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.8  Med: 28.2 Max: 126.5
Current: 27.45
15.8
126.5
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 22.36
CTSH's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
61% of the 856 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.68 vs. CTSH: 22.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
CTSH' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.34  Med: 21.71 Max: 59.61
Current: 22.36
11.34
59.61
EV-to-EBIT 13.53
CTSH's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
68% of the 1770 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.68 vs. CTSH: 13.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CTSH' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.5  Med: 16.55 Max: 52.5
Current: 13.53
8.5
52.5
EV-to-EBITDA 11.66
CTSH's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
61% of the 1910 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.76 vs. CTSH: 11.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CTSH' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.4  Med: 14.8 Max: 46.4
Current: 11.66
7.4
46.4
PEG Ratio 1.33
CTSH's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 567 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. CTSH: 1.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
CTSH' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 0.82 Max: 1.35
Current: 1.33
0.25
1.35
Shiller PE Ratio 34.92
CTSH's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 38.24 vs. CTSH: 34.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
CTSH' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 29.27  Med: 46.75 Max: 84
Current: 34.92
29.27
84
Current Ratio 3.56
CTSH's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 1750 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. CTSH: 3.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CTSH' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.6  Med: 3.65 Max: 5.41
Current: 3.56
2.6
5.41
Quick Ratio 3.56
CTSH's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 1750 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. CTSH: 3.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CTSH' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.6  Med: 3.65 Max: 5.41
Current: 3.56
2.6
5.41
Days Sales Outstanding 69.17
CTSH's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
50% of the 1492 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 68.98 vs. CTSH: 69.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CTSH' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 66.22  Med: 70.17 Max: 80.61
Current: 69.17
66.22
80.61
Days Payable 7.88
CTSH's Days Payable is ranked lower than
90% of the 1330 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 43.37 vs. CTSH: 7.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CTSH' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.45  Med: 8.97 Max: 10.95
Current: 7.88
7.45
10.95

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.10
CTSH's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 1148 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: -2.60 vs. CTSH: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
CTSH' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.1  Med: -1.6 Max: 0.1
Current: 0.1
-5.1
0.1

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Net-Cash 22.09
CTSH's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked lower than
70% of the 524 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.68 vs. CTSH: 22.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Cash only.
CTSH' s Price-to-Net-Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.8  Med: 25.64 Max: 57
Current: 22.09
14.8
57
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 7.12
CTSH's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
51% of the 1066 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.31 vs. CTSH: 7.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
CTSH' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.96  Med: 11.4 Max: 32.57
Current: 7.12
4.96
32.57
Price-to-Tangible-Book 4.99
CTSH's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
54% of the 1488 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.38 vs. CTSH: 4.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
CTSH' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.98  Med: 7.68 Max: 23.03
Current: 4.99
2.98
23.03
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.39
CTSH's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
68% of the 771 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. CTSH: 1.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
CTSH' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.31  Med: 2.38 Max: 6.74
Current: 1.39
1.31
6.74
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) 0.82
CTSH's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
84% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. CTSH: 0.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.79
CTSH's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
81% of the 1498 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. CTSH: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
CTSH' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.39 Max: 3.51
Current: 0.79
0.57
3.51
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 1.32
CTSH's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked higher than
56% of the 339 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. CTSH: 1.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
CTSH' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 1.13 Max: 2.35
Current: 1.32
0.49
2.35
Price-to-Graham-Number 2.28
CTSH's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked higher than
53% of the 882 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.52 vs. CTSH: 2.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
CTSH' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.29  Med: 3.06 Max: 9.91
Current: 2.28
1.29
9.91
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 7.39
CTSH's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
78% of the 2521 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.23 vs. CTSH: 7.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
CTSH' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.9  Med: 6 Max: 11.8
Current: 7.39
1.9
11.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 21.27
CTSH's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
76% of the 773 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.33 vs. CTSH: 21.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
CTSH' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.2  Med: 34.1 Max: 48.3
Current: 21.27
21.2
48.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $13,487
EPS (TTM) $ 2.54
Beta0.90
Short Percentage of Float3.73%
52-Week Range $45.44 - 63.23
Shares Outstanding (Mil)589.00

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 14,725 16,088 19,930
EPS ($) 3.62 4.19 4.69
EPS without NRI ($) 3.62 4.19 4.69
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
14.07%
Dividends per Share ($) 0.50 0.62 0.66
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