Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. (CTSH) Dividends

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. (CTSH): $63.69

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Dividend Yield and Dividend History Highlights

  • CTSH has an EBITDA to net debt ratio of 2,836,000,000; for context, that's better than 97.81% stocks in our set (note that its net debt is negative, meaning it has more cash than debt).
  • If price volatilty is something you're paying attention to when building your dividend portfolio, know that CTSH has less fluctuation in its price than 92.64% of stocks we're observing.
  • To help you reduce price risk in your dividend portfolio, here are the dividend stocks that are least correlated with CTSH's price: FI, AVA, HDB, TSLX and SHO.
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CTSH Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$63.69$33.42 -63.96%

For dividend yielding stocks, the Dividend Discount Model (DDM) is a common valuation tool; it attempts to extrapolate a fair share price based primarily on the dividend the stock provides relative to a number of other quantiative aspects of its business. As for CTSH, the dividend discount model StockNews created for the company implies a negative return of 63.96%. To help understand and contextualize the model's evaluation of CTSH, investors may wish to consider are:

  • Compared to other US stocks that pay a dividend, CTSH offers a dividend yield in the bottom 1.16% of its fellow sector mates.
  • In terms of opportunity, CTSH's provides a return of -63.96% based on the forecast of the dividend discount model we used relative to its current share price; this is a better return than just 23.25% of all stocks we measured with our dividend discount model.
  • In comparison to its fellow dividend issuing stocks in the Technology sector, Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp has an equity discount rate lower than 75.59% of them.

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CTSH Dividend History

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CTSH Dividends vs. Peers

CTSH's dividend yield currently ranks #3 of 15 vs. its peers in the Outsourcing - Tech Services category.
Rank Symbol Name Dividend Yield
1 HCKT Hackett Group Inc. 2.23%
2 INFY Infosys Ltd. ADR 1.89%
3 CTSH Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. 1.74%
4 WIT Wipro Limited 1.41%
5 ACN Accenture PLC Cl A 1.37%
6 PRSP Perspecta Inc. 0.95%
7 NRILY Nomura Research Institute, Ltd. 0.89%
8 SWCH Switch, Inc. 0.62%
9 FSNN Fusion Connect, Inc. 0.00%
10 GIB CGI Inc. 0.00%
11 UIS Unisys Corporation New 0.00%
12 SREV ServiceSource International, Inc. 0.00%
13 IT Gartner Inc. 0.00%
14 SYKE Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated 0.00%
15 SYNT Syntel, Inc. 0.00%

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