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Cognizant Technology Solutions Dividend Payout Ratio

: 0.26 (As of Mar. 2019)
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Cognizant Technology Solutions's dividend payout ratio for the months ended in Mar. 2019 was 0.26.

NAS:CTSH' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18   Max: 0.23
Current: 0.23

0.18
0.23

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Cognizant Technology Solutions was 0.23. The lowest was 0.18. And the median was 0.20.

NAS:CTSH's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 769 Companies
in the Application Software industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. NAS:CTSH: 0.23 )

As of Today, the Dividend Yield % of Cognizant Technology Solutions is 1.22%.

During the past 13 years, the highest Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Cognizant Technology Solutions was 1.35%. The lowest was 0.21%. And the median was 0.87%.

Cognizant Technology Solutions's Dividends per Share for the months ended in Mar. 2019 was $0.20.

During the past 12 months, Cognizant Technology Solutions's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 23.10% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

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


Cognizant Technology Solutions Dividend Payout Ratio 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
Dividend Payout Ratio Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.18 0.22

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
Dividend Payout Ratio 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 0.23 0.26 0.24 0.18 0.26

Competitive Comparison
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Cognizant Technology Solutions Dividend Payout Ratio Distribution

* The bar in red indicates where Cognizant Technology Solutions's Dividend Payout Ratio falls into.



Cognizant Technology Solutions Dividend Payout Ratio Calculation

Dividend payout ratio measures the percentage of the company's earnings paid out as dividends.

Cognizant Technology Solutions's Dividend Payout Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2018 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends per Share (A: Dec. 2018 )/ EPS without NRI (A: Dec. 2018 )
=0.8/ 3.6
=0.22

Cognizant Technology Solutions's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2019 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends per Share (Q: Mar. 2019 )/ EPS without NRI (Q: Mar. 2019 )
=0.2/ 0.77
=0.26

* 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) Dividend Payout Ratio Explanation

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.


Cognizant Technology Solutions Dividend Payout Ratio Explanation


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