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Cognex Corporation
Index- P/E43.90 EPS (ttm)2.06 Insider Own0.20% Shs Outstand86.56M Perf Week1.04%
Market Cap7.82B Forward P/E38.03 EPS next Y2.38 Insider Trans-59.56% Shs Float82.64M Perf Month-1.84%
Income180.60M PEG1.88 EPS next Q0.54 Inst Own91.10% Short Float3.59% Perf Quarter9.03%
Sales559.50M P/S13.97 EPS this Y40.60% Inst Trans-0.53% Short Ratio3.79 Perf Half Y37.35%
Book/sh11.71 P/B7.71 EPS next Y13.58% ROA17.50% Target Price90.44 Perf Year105.81%
Cash/sh5.41 P/C16.69 EPS next 5Y23.41% ROE19.00% 52W Range43.20 - 97.99 Perf YTD41.95%
Dividend0.34 P/FCF48.95 EPS past 5Y16.10% ROI14.70% 52W High-7.72% Beta1.40
Dividend %0.38% Quick Ratio7.40 Sales past 5Y10.10% Gross Margin78.00% 52W Low109.33% ATR2.33
Employees1421 Current Ratio7.90 Sales Q/Q40.20% Oper. Margin32.50% RSI (14)52.66 Volatility1.81% 2.47%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.00 EPS Q/Q197.70% Profit Margin32.20% Rel Volume0.73 Prev Close90.31
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.00 EarningsJul 31 AMC Payout14.30% Avg Volume782.31K Price90.43
Recom2.70 SMA201.85% SMA50-0.47% SMA20021.88% Volume93,086 Change0.13%
Apr-03-17Initiated Goldman Buy $95
Mar-15-17Downgrade Needham Buy → Hold
Feb-17-17Reiterated Needham Buy $61 → $80
Dec-08-16Initiated Deutsche Bank Buy $74
Dec-02-16Downgrade Northcoast Buy → Neutral
Nov-01-16Reiterated Needham Buy $55 → $61
Aug-02-16Reiterated Needham Buy $42 → $55
Jun-14-16Downgrade Canaccord Genuity Buy → Hold $45
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Aug-04-15Reiterated Needham Buy $55 → $47
May-05-15Reiterated Needham Buy $52 → $55
Apr-23-15Downgrade Oppenheimer Outperform → Perform
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May-16-17 08:06AM  Cognex to Webcast Conference Presentations Business Wire
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04:06PM  Cognex Reports Record First Quarter Results for Revenue, Net Income and Earnings Per Share Business Wire
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08:15AM  Cognex (CGNX) Catches Eye: Stock Adds 8.5% in Session
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04:31PM  Cognex tops Street 4Q forecasts AP
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04:06PM  Cognex Reports Record Results for Fourth Quarter and Full Year Business Wire
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04:06PM  Cognex Announces Retirement of CFO Richard A. Morin; John J. Curran Promoted to Chief Financial Officer Business Wire
07:07AM  Q4 2016 Cognex Corp Earnings Release - After Market Close
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Cognex Corporation provides machine vision products that capture and analyze visual information in order to automate tasks primarily in manufacturing processes worldwide. The company offers machine vision products, which are used to automate the manufacturing 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. Its products include VisionPro, a software suite that provides various vision tools for programming; displacement sensors with vision software for use in 3D application; In-Sight vision systems that perform various vision tasks, including part location, identification, measurement, assembly verification, and robotic guidance; In-Sight vision sensors; ID products, which are used for reading codes that are applied on discrete items during the manufacturing process, as well as have applications in logistics automation for package sorting and distribution; DataMan barcode readers; barcode verifiers; vision-enabled mobile terminals for industrial barcode reading applications; and barcode scanning software development kits. The company sells its products through direct sales force, as well as through a network of distributors and integrators. Cognex Corporation was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Natick, Massachusetts.
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