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Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp  (NAS:CTSH) Dividends per Share: \$0.30 (TTM As of Sep. 2017)

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp's dividends per share for the three months ended in Sep. 2017 was \$0.15. Its dividends per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2017 was \$0.30. Its Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Sep. 2017 was 0.18. As of today, Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp's Dividend Yield % is 0.58%.

Good Sign:

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp stock dividend yield is close to 1-year high.

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Historical Data

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

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp Annual Data

 Dec07 Dec08 Dec09 Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dividends per Share 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp Quarterly Data

 Dec12 Mar13 Jun13 Sep13 Dec13 Mar14 Jun14 Sep14 Dec14 Mar15 Jun15 Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dividends per Share 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.15 0.15

Calculation

Dividends paid to per common share.

Explanation

1. Dividend Payout Ratio measures the percentage of the company's earnings paid out as dividends.

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2017 is calculated as

 Dividend Payout Ratio = Dividends per Share (Q: Sep. 2017 ) / EPS without NRI (Q: Sep. 2017 ) = 0.15 / 0.84 = 0.18

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp was 0.09. The lowest was 0.00. And the median was 0.00.

2. Dividend Yield % measures how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency Forex Rate
USD 0.1502017-11-172017-11-202017-11-30Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.1502017-08-182017-08-222017-08-31Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.1502017-05-182017-05-222017-05-31Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

 Dividend Yield % = Most Recent Full Year Dividend / Current Share Price = 0.45 / 78.26 = 0.58 %

Current Share Price is \$78.26.
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp's Dividends per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is \$0.45.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp was 0.58%. The lowest was 0.21%. And the median was 0.40%.

Good Sign:

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp stock dividend yield is close to 1-year high.

* 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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