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Cognex Stock Price, News & Analysis (NASDAQ:CGNX)

$48.92
+2.08 (+4.44 %)
(As of 10/13/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$47.88
Now: $48.92
$49.45
50-Day Range
$43.03
MA: $47.22
$50.82
52-Week Range
$34.88
Now: $48.92
$57.31
Volume610,311 shs
Average Volume811,235 shs
Market Capitalization$8.35 billion
P/E Ratio39.45
Dividend Yield0.43%
Beta2.08
Cognex Corporation provides machine vision products that capture and analyze visual information in order to automate tasks primarily in manufacturing processes worldwide. It provides machine vision products, which are used to automate the manufacture and tracking of discrete items, including mobile phones, aspirin bottles, and automobile tires by locating, identifying, inspecting, and measuring them during the manufacturing or distribution process. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Process control instruments
Sub-IndustryElectronic Equipment & Instruments
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:CGNX
CUSIP19242210
Phone508-650-3000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$806.34 million
Cash Flow$1.47 per share
Book Value$6.65 per share

Profitability

Net Income$219.26 million

Miscellaneous

Employees2,124
Market Cap$8.35 billion
Next Earnings Date10/28/2019 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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Cognex (NASDAQ:CGNX) Frequently Asked Questions

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 declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, July 29th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.05 per share on Friday, August 30th. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.41%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 15th. View Cognex's Dividend History.

When did Cognex's stock split? How did Cognex's stock split work?

Cognex's stock split on Monday, December 4th 2017. The 2-1 split was announced on Monday, October 30th 2017. The newly issued shares were issued to shareholders after the market closes 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.

How will Cognex's stock buyback program work?

Cognex announced that its Board of Directors has approved a stock buyback plan on Monday, October 29th 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $200,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to purchase up to 2.8% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are often a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Cognex's earnings last quarter?

Cognex Co. (NASDAQ:CGNX) posted its earnings results on Monday, July, 29th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.28 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.23 by $0.05. The scientific and technical instruments company earned $199 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $194.65 million. Cognex had a return on equity of 17.81% and a net margin of 26.03%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 5.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.31 earnings per share. View Cognex's Earnings History.

When is Cognex's next earnings date?

Cognex is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, October 28th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Cognex.

How can I listen to Cognex's earnings call?

Cognex will be holding an earnings conference call on Monday, October 28th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

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

Cognex issued an update on its third quarter 2019 earnings guidance on Monday, July, 29th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $175-185 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $217.85 million.

What price target have analysts set for CGNX?

10 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for Cognex's shares. Their forecasts range from $36.00 to $60.00. On average, they anticipate Cognex's stock price to reach $48.80 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 0.2%. View Analyst Price Targets for Cognex.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Cognex?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Cognex in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 7 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Cognex.

Has Cognex been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about CGNX stock has been trending negative recently, InfoTrie reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Cognex earned a coverage optimism score of -2.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the scientific and technical instruments company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Cognex.

Who are some of Cognex's key competitors?

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), Netflix (NFLX), Arista Networks (ANET), Paypal (PYPL), Micron Technology (MU), Activision Blizzard (ATVI), Walt Disney (DIS), Shopify (SHOP) and Intuitive Surgical (ISRG).

Who are Cognex's key executives?

Cognex's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Dr. Robert J. Shillman, Founder, Exec. Chairman & Chief Culture Officer (Age 72)
  • Mr. Robert J. Willett, CEO, Pres & Exec. Director (Age 51)
  • Mr. John J. Curran, Sr. VP of Fin. & Admin., Treasurer and CFO (Age 53)
  • Ms. Sheila M DiPalma CPA, Sr. VP of Corp. Employee Services & Corp. Officer (Age 52)
  • Ms. Susan Conway, Sr. Director of Investor Relations

Who are Cognex's major shareholders?

Cognex's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Manning & Napier Group LLC (0.59%), Riverbridge Partners LLC (0.26%), Welch & Forbes LLC (0.21%), Northstar Investment Advisors LLC (0.04%), Pacer Advisors Inc. (0.04%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%). Company insiders that own Cognex stock include Anthony Sun, Dianne M Parrotte, Jeffrey Benjamin Miller, Jerry A Schneider, John J Curran, Patrick Alias, Robert Willett and Theodor Krantz. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Cognex.

Which institutional investors are selling Cognex stock?

CGNX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Welch & Forbes LLC, Pacer Advisors Inc. and Crossmark Global Holdings Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Cognex company stock in the last year include Dianne M Parrotte, John J Curran and Theodor Krantz. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cognex.

Which institutional investors are buying Cognex stock?

CGNX stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Manning & Napier Group LLC, Northstar Investment Advisors LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Riverbridge Partners LLC and Cerebellum GP LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cognex.

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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Cognex's stock price today?

One share of CGNX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $48.92.

How big of a company is Cognex?

Cognex has a market capitalization of $8.35 billion and generates $806.34 million in revenue each year. The scientific and technical instruments company earns $219.26 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.24 on an earnings per share basis. Cognex employs 2,124 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Cognex.

What is Cognex's official website?

The official website for Cognex is http://www.cognex.com/.

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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Cognex (NASDAQ CGNX)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  429 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  442 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  871
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Cognex and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CGNX will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CGNX will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 10/13/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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