Cognex Corp. Company Profile (NASDAQ:CGNX)

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Cognex Corp. (NASDAQ:CGNX) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating(s), 4 Hold Rating(s), 3 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.25)
Consensus Price Target: $43.59 (2.45% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Cognex Corp. (NASDAQ:CGNX)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
6/14/2016Canaccord GenuityDowngradeBuy -> Hold$45.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/6/2016Sanford C. BernsteinInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$40.10View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/10/2016FBR & CoReiterated RatingMarketperform$42.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/3/2016Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingBuy$40.00 -> $42.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/24/2016Credit Agricole SADowngradeOutperform -> UnderperformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/11/2016Raymond James Financial Inc.DowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/11/2016NomuraLower Price TargetBuy$46.00 -> $45.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
12/23/2015Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingOutperform$55.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
8/4/2015Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Reiterated RatingMarket PerformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/17/2015Northcoast ResearchInitiated CoverageBuy$54.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/29/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Cognex Corp. (NASDAQ:CGNX)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
8/1/2016Q216$0.43$138.11 millionN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/2/2016Q116$0.11$0.17$93.06 million$96.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/10/2016Q415$0.17$0.22$95.61 million$97.77 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/2/2015Q315$0.22$0.29$107.44 million$107.59 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/3/2015Q215$0.47$0.49$154.94 million$143.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/4/2015Q115$0.22$0.23$109.50 million$113.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/12/2015Q414$0.26$0.30$113.15 million$117.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/27/2014Q314$0.56$0.59$168.60 million$169.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/28/2014Q214$0.22$0.29$103.30 million$108.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/30/2014Q114$0.20$0.21$91.15 million$90.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/13/2014Q413$0.22$0.25$94.67 million$95.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/28/2013Q313$0.26$0.25$90.00 million$90.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/29/2013Q2 2013$0.37$0.42$85.30 million$86.51 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/29/2013Q1 2013$0.36$0.35$79.62 million$80.89 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/11/2013Q4 2012$0.38$0.40$79.61 million$82.17 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/29/2012Q312$0.36$0.41$79.66 million$80.08 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/30/2012$0.41$0.45ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/30/2012$0.31$0.33ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/9/2012$0.41$0.44ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/1/2011$0.38$0.42ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/1/2011$0.38$0.45ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/2/2011$0.25$0.32ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/10/2011$0.41$0.47ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Cognex Corp. (NASDAQ:CGNX)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20165$0.11$0.23$0.17
Q2 20164$0.38$0.43$0.42
Q3 20164$0.34$0.41$0.37
Q4 20164$0.25$0.26$0.26
Q1 20171$0.22$0.22$0.22
Q2 20171$0.55$0.55$0.55
Q3 20171$0.48$0.48$0.48
Q4 20171$0.32$0.32$0.32
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Cognex Corp. (NASDAQ:CGNX)
Annual Dividend:$0.30
Dividend Yield:0.67%
Payout Ratio:14.49% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
24.39% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
20.55% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Cognex Corp. (NASDAQ:CGNX)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
5/2/2016quarterly$0.080.73%6/1/20166/3/20166/17/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/10/2016quarterly$0.070.85%3/2/20163/4/20163/18/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/2/2015quarterly$0.070.82%12/2/201512/4/201512/18/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/3/2015quarterly$0.070.8%9/2/20159/4/20159/18/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/4/2015quarterly$0.070.61%6/3/20156/5/20156/19/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/4/2012special$1.0012/14/201212/24/2012Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Cognex Corp. (NASDAQ:CGNX)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
6/9/2016Patrick AliasDirectorSell7,500$44.59$334,425.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/27/2016Reuben WassermanDirectorSell7,500$43.05$322,875.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/18/2016Eugene G BanucciDirectorBuy2,000$38.80$77,600.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/16/2016Bruce Robinson JDirectorBuy1,000$34.19$34,190.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/16/2015Reuben WassermanDirectorSell7,500$49.41$370,575.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/11/2015Patrick AliasDirectorSell7,500$49.51$371,325.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/10/2015Richard MorinCFOSell15,000$50.06$750,900.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/10/2015Robert WillettCEOSell100,000$50.04$5,004,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/25/2014Patrick AliasDirectorSell7,500$43.20$324,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/25/2014Robert WillettCEOSell22,750$43.57$991,217.50View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/19/2014Robert WillettCEOSell6,750$42.94$289,845.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/11/2014Richard MorinCFOSell23,400$43.06$1,007,604.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
7/30/2014Richard MorinCFOSell6,600$43.34$286,044.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
7/30/2014Robert WillettCEOSell20,500$43.05$882,525.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/27/2014Robert WillettCEOSell48,700$36.02$1,754,174.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/2/2014Robert WillettCEOSell1,300$35.00$45,500.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/28/2014Richard MorinCFOSell15,000$38.06$570,900.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/25/2014Reuben WassermanDirectorSell6,000$37.44$224,640.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/24/2014Robert WillettCEOSell50,000$37.59$1,879,500.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/22/2013Robert WillettCEOSell33,249$32.04$1,065,297.96View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/19/2013Robert WillettCEOSell14,951$31.84$476,039.84View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/30/2013Anthony SunDirectorSell30,000$32.82$984,600.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/30/2013Robert J ShillmanChairmanSell49,000$32.83$1,608,670.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/11/2013Robert WillettCEOSell25,000$63.61$1,590,250.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/9/2013Richard MorinCFOSell7,500$60.38$452,850.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/3/2013Robert WillettCEOSell25,000$57.81$1,445,250.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/29/2013Patrick AliasDirectorSell10,875$46.87$509,711.25View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/9/2013Patrick AliasDirectorSell10,875$46.17$502,098.75View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/1/2013Richard MorinCFOSell7,500$55.66$417,450.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
7/31/2013Robert WillettCEOSell25,000$53.07$1,326,750.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/30/2013Robert WillettCEOSell10,400$44.71$464,984.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/29/2013Robert WillettCEOSell14,600$44.59$651,014.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/13/2013Richard MorinCFOSell15,000$44.36$665,400.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/14/2012Robert J ShillmanChairmanSell9,611$35.02$336,577.22View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Cognex Corp. (NASDAQ:CGNX)
DateHeadline
07/28/16 01:07 PMCOGNEX CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers -
07/28/16 11:56 AMTeradyne (TER) Beats Earnings and Revenue Estimates in Q2
07/28/16 11:56 AMCGNX Crosses Above Average Analyst Target
07/26/16 03:04 PMCognex Corporation (CGNX) Holdings Up in Latest Report from Gw&k Investment Management, LLC - Finance Daily
07/23/16 03:08 PMStock Up Nicely This Week: Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) - TGP
07/23/16 03:08 PMStock Performance Rundown on Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) - Engelwood Daily
07/23/16 07:27 AMFriday Session Wrap-up for Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) - Engelwood Daily
07/22/16 03:11 PMCognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) Stock Technicals Hit Strength - CML News
07/22/16 03:11 PMHermes Investment Management Ltd Buys A Lot More Cognex Corporation (CGNX) Stock In The Last Quarter - Finance Daily
07/22/16 11:20 AMHermes Investment Management Ltd Buys A Lot More Cognex Corporation (CGNX) Stock In The Last Quarter
07/21/16 06:43 AMSonora Investment Management Lowers stake in Cognex Corporation (CGNX) - Trade Calls
07/20/16 10:29 PMEarnings Focus and Crowd Sourced Sentiment Review for Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) - TGP
07/20/16 10:29 PMStock Positive on the Year: Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) - TGP
07/20/16 10:29 PMSolid Performer in Focus: Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) - Engelwood Daily
07/20/16 10:29 PMCognex Corporation (CGNX) Position Down in Latest Report from Eagle Asset Management Inc Last Quarter - Finance Daily
07/19/16 09:27 AMCognex Corporation (CGNX) Position Down in Latest Report from Eagle Asset Management Inc Last Quarter
07/17/16 07:49 AMCognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) Shorted Shares Increased 2.15% After Market Selling - Consumer Eagle
07/17/16 07:49 AMShare Performance Summary for: Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) - Press Telegraph
07/14/16 03:14 PMAnalyst Target and Average Rating Watch: Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) - Press Telegraph
07/12/16 03:17 PMAre Analysts Bearish Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) After Last Week? - Consumer Eagle
07/12/16 07:23 AMShares Positive on the Year: Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) - Telanagana Press
07/11/16 03:07 PMGw&k Investment Management, LLC Adjusts Its Investment in Cognex Corporation (CGNX) Last Quarter - Finance Daily
07/11/16 08:00 AMStock Performance Rundown on: Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) - Press Telegraph
07/10/16 03:04 PMStock on the Rise for the Quarter: Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) - Engelwood Daily
07/10/16 03:04 PMShare Valuation Recap for: Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) - Telanagana Press
07/09/16 06:40 AMStock Showing Gains This Year: Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) - Telanagana Press
07/08/16 11:10 AMCognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) Updated Price Targets - FTSE News
07/08/16 11:10 AMCognex Corporation (CGNX) : Analyst Rating Update - Trade Calls
07/06/16 03:17 PMCognex: A (Machine) Vision Of The Future
07/06/16 07:56 AMBroker Outlook For Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) - Fiscal Standard
07/05/16 03:08 PMShares With YTD Gains: Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) - Telanagana Press
07/05/16 03:08 PMInstitution Favorite: Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) - Telanagana Press
07/05/16 07:56 AMTop Stock Performer for the Quarter: Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) - Engelwood Daily
07/03/16 03:02 PMShare Performance Recap for: Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) - Press Telegraph
06/30/16 04:06 PMCognex Announces Second Quarter Earnings Release Date and Conference Call - [Business Wire] - Cognex Corporation will release earnings for the second quarter of 2016 on Monday, August 1, 2016, after the market closes, and will host a conference call that same day at 5:00 p.m.
06/30/16 10:59 AMItron Inks Deal with PT PLN to Deploy Smart Payment Meters - Nasdaq
06/30/16 10:59 AMCognex Corporation Stock Momentum Hits Strength - CML News
06/28/16 08:01 AMHow Analysts Feel About Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX)? - Engelwood Daily
06/28/16 08:01 AMTop Stock Pick for Quarter: Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) - Engelwood Daily
06/28/16 07:23 AMCognex Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CGNX-US : June 28, 2016 -
06/27/16 07:46 AMNew Broker Ratings For Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) - FTSE News
06/26/16 08:19 AMCognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) Sellers Increased By 2.15% Their Shorts - Engelwood Daily
06/24/16 03:17 PMCognex Corporation versus Coherent Inc. Head to Head Compare - CML News
06/24/16 04:49 AMCognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) Earnings Glance and Target Price Review - Engelwood Daily
06/22/16 07:54 AMCognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) Current Analyst Ratings - Fiscal Standard
06/21/16 03:02 PMCanaccord Genuity Downgrades Cognex Corporation to Hold - Trade Calls
06/21/16 07:44 AMWhy Cognex (CGNX) Stock Might be a Great Pick -
06/14/16 12:13 PMCognex drops on a Canaccord downgrade to Hold -
06/14/16 07:29 AMBernstein Initiates Coverage on Cognex Corporation to Market Perform - TheFounders Daily
06/14/16 07:29 AMAnalysts' Actions -- Cabot, Cognex, Masco, Vonage and More - TheStreet.com

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About Cognex Corp.

Cognex Corp. logoCognex Corporation (Cognex) is a provider of machine vision products that capture and analyze visual information in order to automate tasks, primarily in manufacturing processes, where vision is required. The Company operates through machine vision technology segment. The Company's machine vision products are used to automate the manufacture and tracking of discrete items, such as mobile phones, aspirin bottles and automobile tires, by locating, identifying, inspecting and measuring them during the manufacturing or distribution process. The Company's products include vision software, vision systems, vision sensors and ID products. Its products also have a range of physical forms, depending upon the user's need. Cognex sells its products through a direct sales force, as well as through a global network of integration and distribution partners. The Company's service offerings include maintenance and support, consulting and training services.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Scientific & Technical Instruments
  • Sub-Industry: Electronic Equipment & Instruments
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: CGNX
  • CUSIP: 19242210
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $44.68
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $42.93
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $38.65
  • P/E Ratio: 21.59
  • P/E Growth: 2.39
  • Market Cap: $3.80B
  • Beta: 1.55
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.23 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.46 EPS
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Cognex Corp. (NASDAQ:CGNX) Chart for Friday, July, 29, 2016