Conduent Incorporated provides business process services with capabilities in transaction-intensive processing, analytics, and automation in the United States, Europe, and internationally.
Fair value with imperfect balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Conduent's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: CNDT's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: CNDT underperformed the US IT industry which returned -4.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CNDT underperformed the US Market which returned -11.9% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Conduent's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StInsider Buying: The Conduent Incorporated (NASDAQ:CNDT) Independent Director Just Bought US$182k Worth Of Shares
1 month ago | Simply Wall StConduent (NASDAQ:CNDT) Use Of Debt Could Be Considered Risky
2 months ago | Simply Wall StIf You Had Bought Conduent (NASDAQ:CNDT) Stock Three Years Ago, You'd Be Sitting On A 60% Loss, Today
Is Conduent undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: CNDT ($2.04) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($17.07)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CNDT is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: CNDT is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the IT industry average.
PE vs Market: CNDT is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate CNDT's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: CNDT is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.3x) compared to the US IT industry average (2.7x).
How is Conduent forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: CNDT is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Earnings vs Market: CNDT is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
High Growth Earnings: CNDT is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: CNDT's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-4.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CNDT's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-4.9% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: CNDT's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (12%).
How has Conduent performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CNDT is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: CNDT is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CNDT is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -36.6% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare CNDT's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: CNDT is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the IT industry (14.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: CNDT has a negative Return on Equity (-134.12%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Conduent's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CNDT's short term assets ($1.6B) exceed its short term liabilities ($1.2B).
Long Term Liabilities: CNDT's short term assets ($1.6B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($1.9B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CNDT's debt to equity ratio (103.8%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: CNDT's debt to equity ratio has increased from 47.1% to 103.8% over the past 5 years.
Inventory Level: CNDT has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: CNDT's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 1.1x debt).
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: CNDT has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if CNDT has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.
What is Conduent's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate CNDT's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate CNDT's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CNDT's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CNDT's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of CNDT's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Cliff Skelton (63yo)
Mr. Clifford A. Skelton, also known as Cliff, has been Chief Executive Officer Conduent Incorporated since February 25, 2020 and served its Interim Chief Executive Officer since August 6, 2019 until Februa ...
|Chief Financial Officer||4.17yrs||US$1.96m||0.12% $506.8k|
|CEO, President & Director||0.58yr||no data||0.16% $691.3k|
|Global Head of Technology & Operations||0.50yr||no data||no data|
|VP & Chief Accounting Officer||0.75yr||no data||0.013% $57.0k|
|Vice President of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Executive VP||0.33yr||no data||no data|
|Global Head of Corporate Development||2.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Global Head of Marketing||0.50yr||no data||no data|
|Global Head of Human Resources||0.17yr||no data||no data|
|Global Head of End User Experience||0.50yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: CNDT's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.5 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|CEO, President & Director||0.58yr||no data||0.16% $691.3k|
|Independent Director||1.83yrs||US$166.26k||0.026% $111.0k|
|Independent Director||3.17yrs||US$305.00k||0.0053% $23.0k|
|Independent Director||1.25yrs||US$23.33k||0.064% $275.9k|
|Director||1.17yrs||no data||0.021% $92.9k|
|Independent Director||3.17yrs||US$295.00k||0.0053% $23.0k|
|Independent Director||0.92yr||no data||0.021% $89.7k|
|Director||0.58yr||no data||0.021% $92.9k|
Experienced Board: CNDT's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.2 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: CNDT insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Conduent Incorporated's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Conduent Incorporated
- Ticker: CNDT
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Industry: Data Processing and Outsourced Services
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: US$432.249m
- Shares outstanding: 211.89m
- Website: https://www.conduent.com
Number of Employees
- Conduent Incorporated
- 100 Campus Drive
- Suite 200
- Florham Park
- New Jersey
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|CNDT||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Dec 2016|
|4C0||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Dec 2016|
|4C0||BRSE (Berne Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||CH||CHF||Dec 2016|
Conduent Incorporated provides business process services with capabilities in transaction-intensive processing, analytics, and automation in the United States, Europe, and internationally. It operates through three segments: Commercial Industries, Government Services, and Transportation. The Commercial Industries segment offers business process services and customized solutions to clients in various industries. The Government Services segment provides government-centric business process services to the United States federal, state, local, and foreign governments for public assistance, program administration, transaction processing, and payment services. The Transportation segment offers systems and support comprising of mission-critical mobility and payment solutions to government clients. The company also provides end-user customer experience, transaction processing, commercial healthcare, human resource, and learning services; government healthcare, payment solutions, child support and labor workforce, and federal services; and tolling, transit, photo and parking, and computer-aided dispatch/automatic vehicle location solutions. Conduent Incorporated is headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/03/29 03:16|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/03/27 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.