Cognizant Technology Profile

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Exercise or conversion by Rajeev Mehta of 2084 shares of Cognizant Technology subject to Rule 16b-3

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation insider trading alert for exercise of restricted stock units by Rajeev Mehta, COO Global Client Services, on February 13, 2018. This event was filed by Cognizant Technology Solu with SEC on 2011-09-06. Statement of changes in beneficial ownership - SEC Form 4 [view details]   

Cognizant Technology Summary

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH) is traded on NASDAQ in USA. It is located in NEW JERSEY, U.S.A and employs 260,000 people. Cognizant Technology is listed under Business Services category by Fama And French industry classification.The company currently falls under 'Large-Cap' category with current market capitalization of 47.73 B. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation conducts business under Technology sector and is part of Business Services industry. This company has 589.65 M outstanding shares of which 10.16 M shares are currently shorted by private and institutional investors with about 3.16 trading days to cover. COGNIZANT TECH SO currently holds about 5.06 B in cash with 1.63 B of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 8.6.
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Major Institutional Holders

InstituionSecurity TypeTotal SharesValue
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares42 M3 B
Blackrock IncCommon Shares36.1 M2.6 B
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Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation provides information technology , operations and technology consulting, infrastructure, and business process services worldwide. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey. Cognizant Technology operates under Business Software Services classification in USA and traded on NASDAQ exchange. It employs 260000 people. more
Fama & French Business Services
Business Services
Fama & French Classification
NameCognizant Technology Solutions Corporation
CEO of IT ServicesRajeev MehtaAll Leadership
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Services, Business Services
InstrumentUSA Stock Stocks Directory
RegionNorth America
Business AddressGlenpointe Centre West
Foreign Associates
CIK Number01058290.0
IndustryBusiness Services
Contact Number201 801 0233
CurrencyUSD - US Dollar

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Cognizant Technology Earnings Estimates
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Quarterly Estimate0.75May 5, 2017
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Cognizant Technology Corporate Directors
Jonathan Chadwick Independent Director
Zein Abdalla Independent Director
John Dineen Independent Director