NASDAQ:CGNX

Cognex Stock Forecast, Price & News

$87.25
+2.17 (+2.55 %)
(As of 09/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$85.51
$87.44
50-Day Range
$81.30
$91.19
52-Week Range
$59.86
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Volume658,937 shs
Average Volume725,432 shs
Market Capitalization$15.42 billion
P/E Ratio51.32
Dividend Yield0.28%
Beta1.65
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About Cognex

Cognex Corp. engages in the provision of machine vision products that capture and analyze visual information in order to automate tasks in processes, where vision is required. The company was founded by Robert J. Shillman, William Silver and Marilyn Matz in 1981 and is headquartered in Natick, MA.

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2.47 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

153rd out of 858 stocks

Process Control Instruments Industry

5th out of 17 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.2Community Rank: 4.3Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Cognex (NASDAQ:CGNX) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Cognex a buy right now?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Cognex in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings, 2 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" Cognex stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in CGNX, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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When is Cognex's next earnings date?

Cognex is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 27th 2021.
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How were Cognex's earnings last quarter?

Cognex Co. (NASDAQ:CGNX) posted its earnings results on Thursday, August, 5th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.43 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.38 by $0.05. The scientific and technical instruments company earned $269.16 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $263.11 million. Cognex had a net margin of 30.96% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 21.92%.
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How has Cognex's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Cognex's stock was trading at $39.40 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, CGNX stock has increased by 121.4% and is now trading at $87.25.
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How often does Cognex pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Cognex?

Cognex declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 5th. Investors of record on Friday, August 20th will be given a dividend of $0.06 per share on Friday, September 3rd. This represents a $0.24 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.28%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 19th.
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Is Cognex a good dividend stock?

Cognex pays an annual dividend of $0.24 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.28%. Cognex has been increasing its dividend for 5 consecutive years, indicating the company has a new, but growing committment to grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Cognex is 24.00%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Cognex will have a dividend payout ratio of 13.48% next year. This indicates that Cognex will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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When did Cognex's stock split? How did Cognex's stock split work?

Cognex's stock split on the morning of Monday, December 4th 2017. The 2-1 split was announced on Monday, October 30th 2017. The newly minted shares were issued to shareholders after the closing bell on Friday, December 1st 2017. An investor that had 100 shares of Cognex stock prior to the split would have 200 shares after the split.

What guidance has Cognex issued on next quarter's earnings?

Cognex updated its third quarter 2021 earnings guidance on Thursday, September, 2nd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $275 million-$295 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $264.22 million.

What price target have analysts set for CGNX?

8 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Cognex's stock. Their forecasts range from $63.00 to $120.00. On average, they anticipate Cognex's stock price to reach $89.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 2.6% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Cognex's key executives?

Cognex's management team includes the following people:
  • Robert J. Willett, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Paul D. Todgham, Chief Financial Officer & Senior VP-Finance
  • Patrick A. Alias, Non-Executive Director & Senior Vice President
  • Laura A. MacDonald, Vice President & Controller
  • Carl Gerst, Vice President & Business Unit Manager-ID Products

What is Robert Willett's approval rating as Cognex's CEO?

94 employees have rated Cognex CEO Robert Willett on Glassdoor.com. Robert Willett has an approval rating of 84% among Cognex's employees.

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What other stocks do shareholders of Cognex own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Cognex investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), PayPal (PYPL), Netflix (NFLX), Micron Technology (MU), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Arista Networks (ANET), Activision Blizzard (ATVI), Square (SQ) and The Walt Disney (DIS).

What is Cognex's stock symbol?

Cognex trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "CGNX."

Who are Cognex's major shareholders?

Cognex's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (10.73%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.95%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (6.24%), Brown Capital Management LLC (4.69%), State Street Corp (3.17%) and Alliancebernstein L.P. (2.84%). Company insiders that own Cognex stock include Anthony Sun, Carl Gerst, Dianne M Parrotte, Eugene G Banucci, Jerry A Schneider, Jerry A Schneider, Laura Ann Macdonald, Patrick Alias, Robert Willett, Sheila Marie Dipalma and Theodor Krantz.
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Which institutional investors are selling Cognex stock?

CGNX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, American Century Companies Inc., Brown Capital Management LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Bank of America Corp DE, and Allianz Asset Management GmbH. Company insiders that have sold Cognex company stock in the last year include Anthony Sun, Carl Gerst, Dianne M Parrotte, Eugene G Banucci, Jerry A Schneider, Patrick Alias, Robert Willett, Sheila Marie Dipalma, and Theodor Krantz.
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Which institutional investors are buying Cognex stock?

CGNX stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, State Street Corp, Franklin Resources Inc., Balyasny Asset Management LLC, Ardevora Asset Management LLP, and Principal Financial Group Inc..
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How do I buy shares of Cognex?

Shares of CGNX can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Cognex's stock price today?

One share of CGNX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $87.25.

How much money does Cognex make?

Cognex has a market capitalization of $15.42 billion and generates $811.02 million in revenue each year. The scientific and technical instruments company earns $176.19 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.00 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Cognex have?

Cognex employs 2,055 workers across the globe.

Does Cognex have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Cognex: *CHIARO TECHNOLOGIES, AQSENSE, AssistWare Technology, Cognex Asia Inc., Cognex Canada Inc., Cognex Canada Technology Inc., Cognex Distribution, Cognex EnShape GmbH, Cognex Europe B.V., Cognex Europe Inc., Cognex Foreign Sales Corporation, Cognex Germany Aachen GmbH, Cognex Germany Inc., Cognex Goruntu Sistemleri Satis ve Ticaret Limited Sirketi, Cognex Hungary Kft., Cognex International Inc., Cognex Ireland Ltd., Cognex K.K., Cognex Korea Inc., Cognex Ltd., Cognex Mexico S.R.L.C.V., Cognex Poland z.o.o, Cognex Representacao Comercial E Participacoes Ltda., Cognex Sensors India Private Limited, Cognex Service Inc, Cognex Service Ltd., Cognex Singapore Inc., Cognex Switzerland GmbH, Cognex Taiwan Inc., Cognex Technology and Investment LLC, Cognex UK Ltd., Cognex Vietnam Company Ltd., Cognex Vision Inspection System (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., Cognex Vision Spain S.L.U., Enshape, One Vision Drive LLC, ViDi Systems, Vision Drive Inc., and Webscan Inc.

When was Cognex founded?

Cognex was founded in 1981.

What is Cognex's official website?

The official website for Cognex is www.cognex.com.

Where are Cognex's headquarters?

Cognex is headquartered at ONE VISION DRIVE, NATICK MA, 01760.

How can I contact Cognex?

Cognex's mailing address is ONE VISION DRIVE, NATICK MA, 01760. The scientific and technical instruments company can be reached via phone at (508) 650-3000 or via email at [email protected].


This page was last updated on 9/23/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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