Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ: CTSH) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 34194.76. It is in the Business Software & Services industry and sector Technology, with a current P/E of 20.55, a forward P/E of 14.85 and EPS of 2.75. At a stock price of 56.4 (-1.40%) it has a dividend yield of *TBA.
EPS growth for the last five years have been 17.40%, more recently this last year it has grown by 12.70%. The next year growth is going to be about 12.56% and more long-term 14.10% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 15.60%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 22.00% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 10.00%.
For performance, Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation the past week has seen a gain of 1.66%. For the last month performance for Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation is -6.19%. While the last quarter is -7.81% and half year, -2.98%. Finally for the year, performance is -5.94%.
The 52-week high for Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation, is at -19.20%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 10.11%. The 20-day simple moving average is -6.50% and -7.64% for the 200-day simple moving average.
Volatility for the week is at 1.78%, and for the month it is 1.93%. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation, has a target price of 69.54.
In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.09, and for total debt/equity Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation has 0.11. The gross margin is 40.20%, while operating margin is 17.30%, the profit margin is 13.20%. The current ratio is 3.7 and the quick ratio is 3.7.
Insider ownership is at 0.30%, with instituitional ownership at 92.30%. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation has a payout ratio of 0.00%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 606.29. The shares float is 603.04, with the float short at 1.06%, with short ratio coming to 1.57.
In terms of returns, the return on assets see Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation, get 13.50%, with its returns on investment at 15.20%. Return on equity is 18.60%. So will the investors see the target price of 69.54, reached soon?
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