Filing Details

Accession Number:
0001209191-10-045367
Form Type:
4
Zero Holdings:
No
Publication Time:
2010-09-08 09:50:35
Reporting Period:
2010-09-03
Filing Date:
2010-09-08
Filing Date Changed:
2010-09-08
Accepted Time:
2010-09-08 10:50:35
Original Submission Date:
Issuer
Cik Name Symbol Sector (SIC) IRS No
1058290 Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp CTSH Services-Computer Programming Services (7371) 133728359
Insiders
Cik Name Reported Address Insider Title Director Officer Large Shareholder Other
1231706 M Thomas Wendel C/o Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp.
500 Frank W. Burr Blvd
Teaneck NJ 07666
Yes No No No
Reported Non-Derivative Transactions
Sec. Name Acquisiton - Disposition Date Amount Price Remaning Holdings
Class A Common Stock Acquisiton 2010-09-03 20,000 $21.85 90,000
Class A Common Stock Acquisiton 2010-09-03 20,000 $34.51 110,000
Class A Common Stock Disposition 2010-09-03 60,000 $62.05 50,000
Equity Swap Involved Form Type Code Nature of Ownership Explanation
No 4 M Direct
No 4 M Direct
No 4 S Direct
Reported Derivative Transactions
Sec. Name Sec. Type Acquisiton - Disposition Date Amount Price Amount - 2 Price - 2
Class A Common Stock Class A Common Stock Option (Right to Buy) Disposition 2010-09-03 20,000 $0.00 20,000 $21.85
Class A Common Stock Class A Common Stock Option (Right to Buy) Disposition 2010-09-03 20,000 $0.00 20,000 $34.51
Remaning Holdings Exercise Date Expiration Date Equity Swap Involved Transaction Form Type Transaction Code Nature of Ownership
0 2006-05-05 2015-05-05 No 4 M Direct
0 2007-05-05 2016-05-05 No 4 M Direct
Footnotes
  1. The price reported in Column 4 is a weighted average price. These shares were sold in multiple transactions at prices ranging from $62.00 to $62.12. The reporting person undertakes to provide to Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation, any security holder of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation, or the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission, upon request, full information regarding the number of shares sold at each separate price within the range set forth in this footnote to this Form 4.
  2. Such options were granted on May 5, 2005 pursuant to the Company's Amended and Restated 1999 Incentive Compensation Plan. Such options were fully vested on May 5, 2007. The date exercisable above reflects the first anniversary of such option grant.
  3. Excludes previously granted options for an aggregate of 50,000 shares of Class A Common Stock, which have different exercise prices and vesting dates.
  4. Such options were granted on May 5, 2006 pursuant to the Company's Amended and Restated 1999 Incentive Compensation Plan. Such options were fully vested on May 5, 2008. The date exercisable above reflects the first anniversary of such option grant.
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