Cognex 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'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 range from vision sensors that are integrated, to personal computer (PC)-based systems for users. Its products 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. Its 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
- Previous Close: $77.82
- 50 Day Moving Average: $68.72
- 200 Day Moving Average: $58.30
- 52-Week Range: $86,053,000.00 - $35.15
- Trailing P/E Ratio: 45.32
- Foreward P/E Ratio: 33.55
- P/E Growth: 1.65
- Market Cap: $6.70B
- Outstanding Shares: 86,053,000
- Beta: 1.33
- Net Margins: 26.59%
- Return on Equity: 13.67%
- Return on Assets: 12.66%
Companies Related to Cognex:
- Current Ratio: 7.69%
- Quick Ratio: 7.29%
What is Cognex's stock symbol?
Cognex trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "CGNX."
How often does Cognex pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Cognex?
Cognex announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 16th. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 3rd will be given a dividend of $0.075 per share on Friday, March 17th. This represents a $0.30 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.39%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, March 1st.
Where is Cognex's stock going? Where will Cognex's stock price be in 2017?
8 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for Cognex's shares. Their predictions range from $40.10 to $80.00. On average, they expect Cognex's stock price to reach $57.51 in the next twelve months.
When will Cognex announce their earnings?
Cognex is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, May, 1st 2017.
Who owns Cognex stock?
Cognex's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Brown Capital Management LLC (7.11%), Royce & Associates LP (2.52%), State Street Corp (2.40%), Artisan Partners Limited Partnership (1.34%), Pinnacle Associates Ltd. (1.30%) and Congress Asset Management Co. MA (1.23%). Company insiders that own Cognex stock include Bruce Robinson J, Eugene G Banucci, Jeffrey Benjamin Miller, Patrick Alias, Reuben Wasserman, Richard Morin, Robert Willett and Theodor Krantz.
Who sold Cognex stock? Who is selling Cognex stock?
Cognex's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Brown Capital Management LLC, Royce & Associates LP, Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, Franklin Resources Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, FIL Ltd, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans and Pinnacle Associates Ltd.. Company insiders that have sold Cognex stock in the last year include Bruce Robinson J, Jeffrey Benjamin Miller, Patrick Alias, Reuben Wasserman, Richard Morin, Robert Willett and Theodor Krantz.
Who bought Cognex stock? Who is buying Cognex stock?
Cognex's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Congress Asset Management Co. MA, FMR LLC, Ardevora Asset Management LLP, Allianz Asset Management AG, Sandler Capital Management, Federated Investors Inc. PA, Fiera Capital Corp and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. Company insiders that have bought Cognex stock in the last two years include Bruce Robinson J and Eugene G Banucci.
How do I buy Cognex stock?
Shares of Cognex can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.
How much does a share of Cognex stock cost?
One share of Cognex stock can currently be purchased for approximately $77.51.