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Cognizant Technology Solutions PEG Ratio

: 3.52 (As of Today)
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PE Ratio without NRI / 5-Year EBITDA Growth Rate*

PEG Ratio is defined as the PE Ratio without NRI divided by the growth ratio. The growth rate we use is the 5-Year EBITDA growth rate. As of today, Cognizant Technology Solutions's PE Ratio without NRI is 16.19. Cognizant Technology Solutions's 5-Year EBITDA growth rate is 4.60%. Therefore, Cognizant Technology Solutions's PEG Ratio for today is 3.52.

* The 5-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is the 5-year average EBITDA per share growth rate. While the denominator is a percentage, we use the whole number as opposed to the decimal form for the calculation. For example, 5% would be shown as 5 as opposed to 0.05. If it's smaller than or equal to 0, then the PEG Ratio is not calculated.


The historical rank and industry rank for Cognizant Technology Solutions's PEG Ratio or its related term are showing as below:

CTSH' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61   Med: 1.28   Max: 6.6
Current: 3.52


During the past 13 years, Cognizant Technology Solutions's highest PEG Ratio was 6.60. The lowest was 0.61. And the median was 1.28.


CTSH's PEG Ratio is ranked worse than
78.3% of 728 companies
in the Software industry
Industry Median: 1.48 vs CTSH: 3.52

Peter Lynch thinks a company with a P/E ratio equal to its growth rate is fairly valued.


Cognizant Technology Solutions PEG Ratio Historical Data

The historical data trend for Cognizant Technology Solutions's PEG Ratio can be seen below:

* 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.

* Premium members only.

Cognizant Technology Solutions Annual Data
Trend Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
PEG Ratio
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 1.89 1.34 1.75 5.96 5.95

Cognizant Technology Solutions Quarterly Data
Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22
PEG 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 5.77 5.97 5.95 5.66 3.90

Competitive Comparison

For the Information Technology Services subindustry, Cognizant Technology Solutions's PEG Ratio, along with its competitors' market caps and PEG Ratio 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 PEG Ratio Distribution

For the Software industry and Technology sector, Cognizant Technology Solutions's PEG Ratio distribution charts can be found below:

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



Cognizant Technology Solutions PEG Ratio Calculation

PEG Ratio is defined as the PE Ratio without NRI divided by the growth ratio. The ratio we use is the 5-Year EBITDA growth rate.

Cognizant Technology Solutions's PEG Ratio for today is calculated as

PEG Ratio=PE Ratio without NRI/5-Year EBITDA Growth Rate*
=16.190255220418/4.60
=3.52

* 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.

* Note: The 5-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is the 5-year average EBITDA per share growth rate. While the denominator is a percentage, we use the whole number as opposed to the decimal form for the calculation. For example, 5% would be shown as 5 as opposed to 0.05. If it's smaller than or equal to 0, then the PEG Ratio is not calculated.


Cognizant Technology Solutions  (NAS:CTSH) PEG Ratio Explanation

To compare stocks with different growth rates, Peter Lynch invented a ratio called PEG Ratio. PEG Ratio is defined as the P/E ratio divided by the growth ratio. He thinks a company with a P/E ratio equal to its growth rate is fairly valued. Still he said he would rather buy a company growing 20% a year with a P/E of 20, instead of a company growing 10% a year with a P/E of 10.


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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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