BASKING RIDGE, N.J.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--At its first-ever investor event being held today and available via audio webcast from New York City, Conduent Chief Executive Officer Ashok Vemuri and Chief Financial Officer Brian Walsh will present the company’s strategy with a focus on delivering long-term value for shareholders through profit and margin expansion, innovation and diversified solutions and platforms.
“We have a relentless commitment to driving profitable growth at Conduent. Our goal is to leverage our strong client relationships, scale and technology enabled solutions to drive top and bottom line growth.”
"Today’s event marks our first opportunity to present the full investment story of our new company, and we believe it is compelling," said Ashok Vemuri, CEO of Conduent. “We have a relentless commitment to driving profitable growth at Conduent. Our goal is to leverage our strong client relationships, scale and technology enabled solutions to drive top and bottom line growth.”
Operates in a $260 billion industry growing at mid-single digits
- There is a significant opportunity for the company to capture a greater share of that growth
Conduent has a large, quality client base diversified across industry
- Diversification allows the company to mitigate risk and apply capabilities across industries to expand our offering reach
- Recurring revenue model, with 86 percent renewal rate, enables stability to support strong and growing cash flow generation
Conduent is taking on a major cost transformation program aiming to
deliver approximately $700 million in savings through 2018
- This represents a significant margin expansion opportunity
- It will strengthen the bottom line, unlock capacity to reinvest in the business and drive top-line improvements
- Conduent will employ a disciplined capital allocation strategy targeted toward high-return, low-risk opportunities to enhance shareholder value
A recording and copy of the presentation will also be available as an archive at the Xerox website under the "investors" section.
Conduent to Trade on New York Stock Exchange
On Dec. 31, 2016, Xerox Corporation (NYSE: XRX) will separate into two independent, publicly traded companies: Xerox Corporation and Conduent Incorporated.
Beginning on or about Dec.13, 2016 and continuing until the distribution date, Dec. 31, 2016, it is expected that Conduent common stock will trade on a “when issued” basis on the New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”) under the ticker symbol “CNDT WI”.
On Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, when-issued trading of Conduent common stock will end and Conduent common stock will begin trading “regular way” on the NYSE under the ticker symbol “CNDT”. Xerox will continue to trade on the NYSE under the ticker symbol “XRX”.
Conduent is the world’s largest provider of diversified business process services with leading capabilities in transaction processing, automation, analytics and constituent experience. We work with both government and commercial customers in assisting them to deliver quality services to the people they serve.
We manage interactions with patients and the insured for a significant portion of the U.S. healthcare industry. We are the customer interface for large segments of the technology industry and the operational and processing partner of choice for public transportation systems around the world.
Whether it’s digital payments, claims processing, benefit administration, automated tolling, customer care or distributed learning – Conduent manages and modernizes these interactions to create value for both our clients and their constituents. Learn more at www.conduent.com.
Forward Looking Statements
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