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Cognizant Technology Solutions Forward Dividend Yield %

: 1.55% (As of Today)
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As of today (2022-08-15), the Forward Annual Dividend Yield of Cognizant Technology Solutions is 1.55%.

As of today (2022-08-15), the Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Cognizant Technology Solutions is 1.46%.

CTSH's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked worse than
55.57% of 898 companies
in the Software industry
Industry Median: 1.81 vs CTSH: 1.55

Cognizant Technology Solutions's Dividends per Share for the three months ended in Jun. 2022 was $0.27.

During the past 12 months, Cognizant Technology Solutions's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 10.90% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 6.30% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Cognizant Technology Solutions was 25.10% per year. The lowest was 6.30% per year. And the median was 15.70% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

For more information regarding to dividend, please check our Dividend Page.


Competitive Comparison

For the Information Technology Services subindustry, Cognizant Technology Solutions's Forward Dividend Yield %, along with its competitors' market caps and Forward Dividend Yield % data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Cognizant Technology Solutions Forward Dividend Yield % Distribution

For the Software industry and Technology sector, Cognizant Technology Solutions's Forward Dividend Yield % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Cognizant Technology Solutions's Forward Dividend Yield % falls into.



Cognizant Technology Solutions Forward Dividend Yield % Calculation

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

Cognizant Technology Solutions Recent Full-Year* Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency Forex Rate
USD 0.2702022-05-192022-05-202022-05-31Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000
USD 0.2702022-02-172022-02-182022-03-01Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000
USD 0.2402021-11-182021-11-192021-11-30Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000
USD 0.2402021-08-192021-08-202021-08-31Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000

* GuruFocus has an internal rule that if the most recent dividend payment frequency is at least 4 times a year, then the full year will be calculated according to the frequency of payment or the one-year time frame, whichever is stricter.
* GuruFocus converts dividend currency to local traded share price currency in order to calculate dividend yield. Please refer to the last column "Forex Rate" in the above table.

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

Forward Annual Dividend Yield=Forward Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=1.08/69.70
=1.55 %

Current Share Price is $69.70.
Cognizant Technology Solutions's Dividends per Share for the forward twelve months is calculated as $0.27 * 4 = $1.08.

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

Trailing Annual Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=1.02/69.70
=1.46 %

Current Share Price is $69.70.
Cognizant Technology Solutions's Dividends per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $1.02.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Cognizant Technology Solutions  (NAS:CTSH) Forward Dividend Yield % Explanation

Over the long term, the return from dividends has been a significant contributor to the total returns produced by equity securities. Studies by Elroy Dimson, Paul Marsh, and Mike Staunton of Princeton University (2002) found that a market-oriented portfolio, which included reinvested dividends, would have generated nearly 85 times the wealth generated by the same portfolio relying solely on capital gains.

Dividends may also qualify a lower tax rate for investors.

In dividends investing, Payout Ratio and Dividend Growth Rate are the two most important variables for consideration. A lower payout ratio may indicate that the company has more room to increase its dividends.

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Cognizant Technology Solutions Business Description

Cognizant Technology Solutions logo
Address
300 Frank W. Burr Boulevard, Suite 36, 6th Floor, Teaneck, NJ, USA, 07666
Cognizant is a global IT services provider, offering consulting and outsourcing services to some of the world's largest enterprises spanning the financial services, media and communications, healthcare, natural resources, and consumer products industries. Cognizant employs nearly 300,000 people globally, roughly 70% of whom are in India, although the company's headquarters are in Teaneck, New Jersey.
Executives
Rohleder Stephen J director C/O ACCENTURE 161 N. CLARK STREET CHICAGO IL 60601
Nambiar Rajesh officer: President, Digital Business 300 FRANK W. BURR BLVD STE. 36, 6TH FL. TEANECK NJ 07666
Wijnberg Sandra S director 100 E. PRATT STREET BA-1320 BALTIMORE MD 21202
Abdalla Zein director 700 ANDERSON HILL ROAD LEGAL DEPARTMENT, 1/2 PURCHASE NY 10577
Velli Joseph M director
Mackay Leo S. Jr. director C/O COGNIZANT TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS CORP. 300 FRANK W. BURR BLVD., STE. 36, 6 FL. TEANECK NJ 07666
Dineen John M. director MERRIMACK PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. ONE KENDALL SQUARE, SUITE B7201 CAMBRIDGE MA 02139
Kim John Sunshin officer: EVP & General Counsel 300 FRANK W. BURR BLVD., STE. 36, 6FL. TEANECK NJ 07666
Deskus Archana director 2929 ALLEN PARKWAY SUITE 2100 HOUSTON TX 77019
Bali Vinita director C/O BUNGE LIMITED 50 MAIN STREET, 6TH FLOOR WHITE PLAINS NY 10606
Patsalos-fox Michael director 300 FRANK W. BURR BLVD., STE. 36, 6 FL. TEANECK NJ 07666
Morgenstern Ursula officer: President, Global Markets 300 FRANK W. BURR BLVD., STE. 36, 6 FL. TEANECK NJ 07666
Breakiron-evans Maureen director C/O COGNIZANT TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS CORP. 300 FRANK W. BURR BLVD., STE. 36, 6 FL. TEANECK NJ 07666
Stafford Andrew J officer: EVP, Head of Global Delivery C/O COGNIZANT TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS CORP. 300 FRANK W. BURR BLVD., STE. 36, 6 FL. TEANECK NJ 07666
Hyttenrauch Gregory Lawrence officer: President, Digital Sys & Tech 300 FRANK W. BURR BLVD., STE. 36, 6 FL. TEANECK NJ 07666

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