Financial Statements

The 5-year financial statements provided below are directly traceable to the financial statements filed by the subject stock exchange listed company with the Securitiies Exchange Commission (SEC) of the United States. Included within the financial statements are the latest five years financial results as well as the most recent filed quarter compared to the same quarter of the last year filed.

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Cognizant Technology Solutions, https://www.cognizant.com/, SIC Code - 7371, COMPUTER PROGRAMMING SERVICES

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Income Statement Qtr. End
03/31/2020
Qtr. End
03/31/2019
Yr. End
12/31/2019
Yr. End
12/31/2018
Yr. End
12/31/2017
Yr. End
12/31/2016
Yr. End
12/31/2015
Sales
SALES
SALES is the total amount sold within a stipulated time period, usually 12 months. Sales is usually expressed in monetary terms but can also be in total units of stock or products sold.
4225 4110 16783 16125 14810 13487 12416
Cost of Goods Sold
COST OF GOODS SOLD
COST OF GOODS SOLD (COGS) is a figure representing the cost of buying raw material and producing finished goods. Included are precise factors, i.e. material and factory labor; as well as others that are variable, such as factory overhead.
2741 2575 10634 9838 8920 8025 7423.2
Gross Income
GROSS PROFIT
GROSS PROFIT is net sales minus cost of sales.
1484 1535 6149 6287 5890 5462 4992.8
Depreciation and Amortization
DEPRECIATION AND AMORTIZATION
DEPRECIATION AND AMORTIZATION is the standard line item in an income statement that sums: Depreciation, the non-cash expense of a tangible investment over time and Amortization, the non-cash expenses of an intangible investment over time.
136 133 526 498 443 379 330
Research/Development
RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT
RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT (R&D) is research as a planned activity aimed at discovery of new knowledge with the hope of developing new or improved products and services. Development is the translation of the research findings into a plan or design of new or improved products and services.
NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Interest Expense
INTEREST EXPENSE
INTEREST EXPENSE is the cost of borrowing funds in the current period. It is shown as a financial expense item within the income statement. An interest expense of zero to <15% relative to operating income, within the consumer products industry, is an indicator of a sustainable competitive advantage.
0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Unusual Expenses/(Income)
UNUSUAL EXPENSES/(INCOME)
UNUSUAL EXPENSES/(INCOME) is the sum of: Restructuring Charge, Litigation, Impairment of assets held for use or sale, portion of Purchased R&D written off, and Other Unusual Expense (Income).
61 101 217 177 72 NA NA
Total Operating Expenses
OPERATING EXPENSES
OPERATING EXPENSES is all selling and general & administrative expenses. Includes depreciation, but not interest expense.
3646 3571 14330 13324 12329 11198 10274
Operating Income
OPERATING INCOME
OPERATING INCOME is revenue less cost of goods sold and related operating expenses that are applied to the day-to-day operating activities of the company. It excludes financial related items (i.e., interest income, dividend income, and interest expense), extraordinary items, and taxes.
579 539 2453 2801 2481 2289 2142
Interest Income - non-op.
INTEREST INCOME - NON-OPERATING
INTEREST INCOME - NON-OPERATING is interest income generated from non-operating investment securities such as certificates of deposit or bonds for non-financial service companies.
6 7 26 27 23 19 17.7
Other Expenses/(Income)
OTHER EXPENSES/(INCOME)
OTHER EXPENSES/(INCOME) includes: miscellaneous other income and expenses (net), such as interest expense, miscellaneous expenses not included in general and administrative expenses, netted against recoveries, interest income, dividends received and miscellaneous income.
63 -51 -116 -23 -197 -87 -39.3
Pretax Income
PROFIT BEFORE TAXES
PROFIT BEFORE TAXES (PBT) is a profitability measure that looks at a companys profits before the company has to pay income tax. This measure deducts all expenses from revenue including interest expenses and operating expenses, but it leaves out the payment of tax.
510 583 2543 2797 2655 2357 2163.6
Income Taxes
INCOME TAX
INCOME TAX is a tax paid on money made or profit realized from employment, business, or capital.
142 142 643 703 536 805 540
Income After Taxes
INCOME AFTER TAXES
INCOME AFTER TAXES is the net profit earned by the company after deducting all expenses like interest, depreciation and tax. PAT can be fully retained by a company to be used in the business. Dividends, if declared, are paid to the share holders from this residue.
368 441 1900 2094 2119 1552 1623.6
Adjustments to Income
ADJUSTMENTS TO INCOME
ADJUSTMENTS TO INCOME are all tax code allowable increases/(deductions) to income that are not already accounted for.
-1 NA -58 2 2 1 NA
Nonrecurring Items
NONRECURRING
NONRECURRING is an income statement item that is infrequent in occurrence or unusual in nature.
NA NA 0 5 -617 NA NA
Net Income
NET INCOME
NET INCOME is the difference between a businesses total revenue and its total expenses. This caption and amount is usually found at the bottom of a companys Profit and Loss statement. Same as Net Profit.
367 441 1842 2101 1504 1553 1623.6
Cash Flow Statement Qtr. End
03/31/2020
Qtr. End
03/31/2019
Yr. End
12/31/2019
Yr. End
12/31/2018
Yr. End
12/31/2017
Yr. End
12/31/2016
Yr. End
12/31/2015
Total Cash from Operations
TOTAL CASH FROM OPERATIONS
TOTAL CASH FROM OPERATIONS is a firm's net cash inflow resulting directly from its regular operations (disregarding extraordinary items such as the sale of fixed assets or transaction costs associated with issuing securities), calculated as the sum of net income plus noncash expenses that are deducted in calculating net income.
497 269 2499 2592 2407 1645 2187
Total Cash from Investing
TOTAL CASH FROM INVESTING
TOTAL CASH FROM INVESTING shows a firms' cash inflows and outflows related to the purchase and sale of investments. Net investment cash flow equals the total cash inflows less the cash outflows from the section and can be a positive or negative number. There can be many types of investments in the investment cash flows section that affect net investment cash flow.
-272 356 1588 -1627 -582 -963 -1371
Total Cash from Financing
CASH FROM FINANCING
CASH FROM FINANCING is the sum of all the individual financing activity cash flow line items.
1135 -839 -2569 -1693 -1985 -743 -682
Net Change in Cash
NET CHANGE IN CASH
NET CHANGE IN CASH is calculated by adding cash from operating, investing, and financing activities and foreign exchange effects from the Statement of Cash Flows.
1241 -211 1484 -764 -109 -91 115
Capital Expenditures
CAPITAL EXPENDITURE
CAPITAL EXPENDITURE (CAPEX) is the amount used during a particular period to acquire or improve long-term assets such as property, plant or equipment.
112 106 392 377 284 300 273
Exchange Rate Effects
EXCHANGE RATE EFFECTS
EXCHANGE RATE EFFECTS is the effect on any given currency as the rate of exchange changes providing either a gain or loss in value against other currencies.
-119 3 -34 -36 51 -30 -19
Cash Flow per Share
CASH FLOW PER SHARE
CASH FLOW PER SHARE is a good measure of a firm's financial strength. Analysts put more weight on cash flow per share than earnings per share because EPS is more easily manipulated, its reliability can at times be questionable. Cash is almost impossible to falsify, i.e. you either have cash or you don't. Cash flow per share is a useful measure for the strength of a firm and the sustainability of its business model. The formula:
2.27 -0.37 2.65 -1.31 -0.18 -0.15 0.19
Free Cash Flow
FREE CASH FLOW
FREE CASH FLOW is net income plus non-cash charges to income, specifically depreciation and amortization less capital expenditures, to sustain the basic business. Free cash flow per share is a measure of the amount of cash per share a business generates after expenditures for equipment or buildings. Free cash flow is available to be used for expansion, dividends, reduction in debt, or other purposes. Free cash flow is valued more than just about any other measure, including earnings (EPS). Cash assists companies to expand, develop new products, stock buy back, pay dividends, or reduce debt. Many analysts focus on free cash flow for insight into the core of a company's cash-generating engine.
0.48 0.08 2.95 2.99 3.12 2.2 3.12
Balance Sheet - Assets Qtr. End
03/31/2020
Qtr. End
03/31/2019
Yr. End
12/31/2019
Yr. End
12/31/2018
Yr. End
12/31/2017
Yr. End
12/31/2016
Yr. End
12/31/2015
Cash
CASH
CASH is money, in the form of notes and coins, which constitutes payment for goods at the time of purchase.
3886 950 2645 1161 1925 2034 2125
Short-Term Investments
SHORT TERM INVESTMENTS
SHORT TERM INVESTMENTS are fixed income investments that mature in less than one year.
396 2718 779 3350 3131 3135 2824
Accounts Receivable
ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE
ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE is a current asset representing money due for services performed or merchandise sold on credit.
3554 3712 3590 3495 3222 2905 2622
Inventory
INVENTORY
INVENTORY for companies: includes raw materials, items available for sale or in the process of being made ready for sale (work in process) for securities: it is securities bought and held by a broker or dealer for resale. A firm that has a sustainable competitive advantage has an inventory and net earnings are rising on a corresponding basis. Inventories that spike up/down are indicative of competitive industries prone to boom/bust.
0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other Current Assets
OTHER CURRENT ASSETS
OTHER CURRENT ASSETS relates to any other current assets. Does not include prepaid items.
489 503 597 604 833 526 338.4
Total Current Assets
CURRENT ASSETS
CURRENT ASSETS are those assets of a company that are reasonably expected to be realized in cash, or sold, or consumed during the normal operating cycle of the business (usually one year). Such assets include cash, accounts receivable and money due usually within one year, short-term investments, US government bonds, inventories, and prepaid expenses.
8325 7883 7611 8610 9111 8600 7909
Net Property, Plant, Equip.
NET PROPERTY, PLANT, and EQUIPMENT
NET PROPERTY, PLANT, and EQUIPMENT is the book value of all buildings, land, furniture, and other physical capital assets that a business has purchased to run its business net of accumulated depreciation.  
2249 2123 2235 1394 1324 1311 3621.5
Long-Term Investments
LONG-TERM INVESTMENTS
LONG-TERM INVESTMENTS represents the investments a company intends to hold for over a one year period. For example: real estate, cash, stocks and bonds..
433 79 17 80 235 62 0
Goodwill/Intangibles
GOODWILL / INTANGIBLES
GOODWILL / INTANGIBLES is the total value of all intangible assets, e.g. goodwill, patents, copyrights, etc.
5019 4823 5020 4631 3685 3505 4133.3
Other Long-Term Assets
OTHER LONG-TERM ASSETS
OTHER LONG-TERM ASSETS includes long-term assets not included into the investments, fixed, or intangible assets categories. Those other assets may be that part of prepaid expenses that will start expiring more than a year after the balance sheet date, or the cash surrender value of life insurance on company officers, etc.
1403 1188 1321 1131 866 784 612
Total Assets
TOTAL ASSETS
TOTAL ASSETS is the total of all assets; both current and fixed.
17429 16096 16204 15846 15221 14262 13061
Balance Sheet - Liabilities Qtr. End
03/31/2020
Qtr. End
03/31/2019
Yr. End
12/31/2019
Yr. End
12/31/2018
Yr. End
12/31/2017
Yr. End
12/31/2016
Yr. End
12/31/2015
Accounts Payable
ACCOUNTS PAYABLE
ACCOUNTS PAYABLE (AP) are trade accounts of businesses representing obligations to pay for goods and service received.
289 262 239 215 210 175 165
Short-Term Debt
SHORT TERM DEBT
SHORT TERM DEBT is any debt owed by a company that is due and payable within one year. The debt is often made up of short-term bank loans the company is liable for.
38 32 49 9 175 81 406
Other Current Liab.
OTHER CURRENT LIABILITIES
OTHER CURRENT LIABILITIES includes any other current liabilities, including bank overdrafts and accrued expenses.
2545 2426 2695 2486 2454 2162 2143
Total Current Liab.
CURRENT LIABILITIES
CURRENT LIABILITIES are liabilities to be paid within one year of the balance sheet date.
2872 2720 2983 2710 2839 2418 2714
Long-Term Debt
LONG TERM DEBT
LONG TERM DEBT is all senior debt, including bonds, debentures, bank debt, mortgages, deferred portions of long term debt, and capital lease obligations. If a firm shows little to no long term debt over the years and/or their earning power could allow them to pay off their long term debt within 3-4 years, it is a good indicator of a sustainable competitive advantage.
2430 744 715 736 698 797 877
Other Long-Term Liab.
OTHER LONG-TERM LIABILITIES
OTHER LONG-TERM LIABILITIES are any other non-current liabilities, including subordinated debt, and liability reserves.
1514 1496 1484 976 1015 319 192
Total Liabilites
TOTAL LIABILITIES
TOTAL LIABILITIES is all the obligations of the company, i.e. includes Total Current Liabilities, Long Term Debt, and any other miscellaneous liabilities the entity may have listed separately.
6816 4960 4422 4422 4552 3534 3783
Preferred Stock
PREFERRED STOCK
PREFERRED STOCK, usually, non-voting capital stock that pays dividends at a specified rate and has preference over common stock in the payment of dividends and the liquidation of assets. A firm with a distinct sustainable competitive advantage is one that does not have preferred stock.
0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Common Stock Equity
SHAREHOLDERS EQUITY
SHAREHOLDERS EQUITY is total assets minus total liabilities. It is the same as EQUITY, NET WORTH and stockholders equity.
10613 11136 11022 11424 10669 10728 9278
Total Liabilities and Equity
TOTAL LIABILITIES AND EQUITY
TOTAL LIABILITIES AND EQUITY is all claims on the company's total assets, by outsiders (liabilities) and the company owners/shareholders (equity).
17429 16096 16204 15846 15221 14262 13061

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