Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation

Overview
Date Founded

1994

Headquarters

Glenpointe Centre West, 500 Frank West Burr Boulevard, Teaneck, NJ, 07666, USA

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

282K

Industries

IT Consulting & Services
Other Business & Consulting Services
Industrial Machinery & Manufacturing
Computer Software

Company Description

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. engages in the provision of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services. It operates through the following business segments: Financial Services; Healthcare; Products and Resources; and Communications, Media, and Technology. The Financial Services segment consists of banking and insurance services. The Healthcare segment involves healthcare and life sciences. The Products and Resources segment comprises of retail and consumer goods, manufacturing and logistics, travel and hospitality, and energy and utilities. The Communications, Media, and Technology segment includes communications, information, media and entertainment, and technology. The company was founded by Wijeyaraj Kumar Mahadeva and Francisco D'Souza in 1994 and is headquartered in Teaneck, NJ.

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Executives & Employees

Co-Founder

Chief Executive Officer

Chief Financial Officer

Chief Operating Officer

Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Corporate Affairs Officer & Secretary

Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer

Chief People Officer

Senior Vice President, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer

President, North America

Executive Vice Chairman

Board of Directors

Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer at Vidyo, Inc.

Co-Founder at Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation

Former Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer & Co-Chief Operating Officer at VMware, Inc.

Founder at Strategic Forge

Executive Advisor at Aquiline Capital Partners LLC

Senior Vice President, Ethics & Enterprise Assurance at Lockheed Martin Corporation

Chief Executive Officer at Pepsico Foundation, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer at Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation

Operating Director at ClearPoint Investment Partners LLC

Former Global Director-Strategic Clients at Deloitte Consulting LLP

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Dodge & Cox employs in-house fundamental bottom-up research, a rigorous valuation discipline, and maintains a long-term investment horizon. Their investment decisions are made by a team of seasoned investment professionals. The firm's approach stresses an evaluation of risk relative to opportunity and they seek investments that they believe are undervalued by the market.

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MFS Investment Management utilizes various investment techniques to implement its investment strategies, including, but not limited to, long and short-term purchases, short sales, margin transactions, options, and exchange-traded and over-the-counter derivatives or other methods to seek to achieve performance. They employ a variety of methods to evaluate securities, including fundamental and quantitative analysis. MFS Investment Management offers fundamental, active and research-driven equity strategies that strive for less volatility relative to benchmarks and greater value through changing markets. Fixed income strategy offers total return focused and credit oriented approach. Multi-Asset strategy is goal-oriented, diversified and disciplined investment approach that combines broad diversification across multiple asset classes, active asset allocation, and bottom-up security selection. MFS' retirement solutions are designed with a goal of maximizing growth and supporting income over a lifetime by focusing on long-term returns. MFS Blended Research is an approach to active equity management that combines the firm's fundamental research expertise with highly systematic quantitative research.

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Generation Investment Management Generation is an independent, private, owner-managed partnership with offices in London and New York. The firm was co-founded in 2004 by Al Gore and David Blood. Team The Generation team of 55 people represents 16 countries and speaks over 21 languages. Our investment team was founded by bringing together seasoned investment analysts and leaders from the sustainability research field. Today these skills are integrated into Generation's team of 25 investment professionals who have over 150 years of combined investment experience. Sustainable Investing for the Long Term Generation's investment approach is based on the idea that sustainability factors—economic, environmental, social and governance criteria—will drive a company's returns over the long term. By integrating sustainability issues with traditional analysis, we seek to provide superior investment returns.* We are closely aligned with our clients, and our performance is measured over the long term. A Unique Research Platform to Analyze Global Challenges Generation has built a global research platform to integrate sustainability research into fundamental equity analysis. We focus on key drivers of global change, including climate change and environmental degradation; poverty and development; water and natural resource scarcity; pandemics and healthcare; and demographics, migration and urbanization. These global challenges pose risks and opportunities that can materially affect a company's ability to sustain profitability and deliver returns. Our research plays an important role in forming our views on the quality of the business, the quality of management and valuation. A Diverse Advisory Board Our Advisory Board, convened by our Chairman Al Gore, helps set our long term thematic research agenda into global sustainability issues. The Advisory Board is a diverse set of global thinkers who help us anticipate the changing context for business. Vision Generation's vision is to embed sustainability into the mainstream capital markets, and our core values reflect a commitment to responsible citizenship. Five percent of the profitability of the firm is allocated to the Generation Foundation, which will support global non-profit sustainability initiatives.

Recent Transactions
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Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation purchases Contino Ltd. from Columbia Capital, LLC, Top Tier Capital Partners LLC

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Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation purchases Zenith Technologies Ltd. (Ireland)

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Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation, Cognizant Technology Solutions Finland Oy purchase Samlink Oy AB

Transaction Advisors
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Advisors & Consultants
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Partner at Proskauer Rose LLP

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Partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC

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Chief Executive Officer, Director & MD at MindTree Ltd.

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SoftBank Group Corp. operates as a holding company which engages in the management of its group companies. It operates through the following segments: Domestic Telecommunications, Sprint, Yahoo Japan, Distribution, Arm, SoftBank Vision Fund (SFV), and Others. The Domestic Telecommunications segment provides mobile communication, broadband, and telecom services in Japan. The Sprint segment provides mobile communication services in the United States. The Yahoo Japan segment engages in the business of Internet advertising, e-commerce, and membership services. The Distribution segment distributes mobile devices, and sells personal computer (PC) software, peripherals, and mobile accessories in Japan. The Arm segment designs microprocessors and develops software technologies. The SFV segment manages investment activities through the SoftBank Vision Fund. The Others segment includes robotics and the Fukuoka SoftBank HAWKS related business. The company was founded by Masayoshi Son on September 3, 1981 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Corp. for Public Broadcasting provides broadcasting services. It enables the operations of locally-owned and -operated public television and radio stations. The firm offers fince for research, technology, and program development for public radio, television, and related online services. The company was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Paychex, Inc. is a recognized leader in the payroll, human resource, and benefits outsourcing industry, with a steadfast commitment to success and a record of achievement that continues a tradition of delivering excellence. The company was founded in 1971 by B. Thomas Golisano with just $3,000 and a good idea – to make payroll outsourcing easy and affordable for small businesses. From those early days with just one employee, Paychex now has more than 12,000 employees serving more than half a million small- to medium-sized businesses nationwide. With 100+ office locations across the nation, Paychex produced $2.1 billion in revenue in fiscal 2011. The company offers an ever-growing variety of payroll and human resource products and services that help clients do what they do best — run their business. With a wide range of services – including payroll processing, retirement services, insurance, and a fully outsourced human resource solution – Paychex customizes its offering to the client's business, whether it is small or large, simple or complex.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2018
Market Capitalization
$34.6B
Total Enterprise Value
$33.3B
Earnings Per Share
$3.6
Revenue
$16.1B
Enterprise Value Sales
2.07x
TEVNet Income
15.85x
Debt TEV
0.02x
Total Equity
$11.4B
Total Debt
$745M
Net Profit
$2.1B
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
10.26x
EBITDAMargin
20.14%
EBITDA
$3.25B
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
12.77%
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
9.1%
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Questra Corp. provides intelligent device management solutions. Its solutions are used by companies in diverse market segments such as medical equipment, production imaging, industrial manufacturing, packaging systems, power generation, and control systems. The company's clients include Agfa, Dade Behring, Diagnostic Products Corporation (DPC), and GE Healthcare. The company was established in 1989 and is located in Redwood City, CA.

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Suppliers
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InterXion Holding NV IT Consulting & Services | Schiphol-Rijk, NH

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Awards & Honors
Rank #230
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 1000 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
Rank #230
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 500 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
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