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Cognizant Technology Solutions Change In Receivables

: $-223 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 2019)
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Cognizant Technology Solutions's change in receivables for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2019 was $-131 Mil. It means Cognizant Technology Solutions's Accounts Receivable declined by $131 Mil from Dec. 2018 to Mar. 2019 .

Cognizant Technology Solutions's change in receivables for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2018 was $-365 Mil. It means Cognizant Technology Solutions's Accounts Receivable declined by $365 Mil from Dec. 2017 to Dec. 2018 .

Cognizant Technology Solutions's Accounts Receivable for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2019 was $3,377 Mil.

Days Sales Outstanding measures of the average number of days that a company takes to collect revenue after a sale has been made. It is a financial ratio that illustrates how well a company's Accounts Receivable are being managed. Cognizant Technology Solutions's Days Sales Outstanding for the three months ended in Mar. 2019 was 74.98.

In Ben Graham's calculation of liquidation value, Apple Inc's Accounts Receivable are only considered to be worth 75% of book value. Cognizant Technology Solutions's liquidation value for the three months ended in Mar. 2019 was $1,241 Mil.


Cognizant Technology Solutions Change In Receivables Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

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Cognizant Technology Solutions Annual Data

Dec09 Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Change In Receivables Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only -259.00 -322.00 -330.00 -249.00 -365.00

Cognizant Technology Solutions Quarterly Data

Jun14 Sep14 Dec14 Mar15 Jun15 Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19
Change In Receivables Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only -273.00 -57.00 17.00 -52.00 -131.00

Cognizant Technology Solutions Change In Receivables Calculation

Change In Accounts Receivable relative to the previous period. It is any increase or decrease in the cash a company is owed by its customers.

Change In Receivables for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2019 was -57 (Jun. 2018 ) + 17 (Sep. 2018 ) + -52 (Dec. 2018 ) + -131 (Mar. 2019 ) = $-223 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.


Cognizant Technology Solutions  (NAS:CTSH) Change In Receivables Explanation

1. Accounts Receivable are created when a customer has received a product but has not yet paid for that product. Days Sales Outstanding measures of the average number of days that a company takes to collect revenue after a sale has been made. It is a financial ratio that illustrates how well a company's Accounts Receivable are being managed.

Cognizant Technology Solutions's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2019 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding
=Accounts Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=3377/4110*91
=74.98

2. In Ben Graham's calculation of liquidation value, Cognizant Technology Solutions's accounts receivable are only considered to be worth 75% of book value:

Cognizant Technology Solutions's liquidation value for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2019 is calculated as:

Liquidation Value
=Cash, Cash Equivalents, Marketable Securities-Total Liabilities+(0.75 * Accounts Receivable)+(0.5 * Total Inventories)
=3668-4960+0.75 * 3377+0.5 * 0
=1,241

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.


Cognizant Technology Solutions Change In Receivables Explanation


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