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Cognex Corporation
Index- P/E51.83 EPS (ttm)2.19 Insider Own4.63% Shs Outstand86.05M Perf Week1.91%
Market Cap9.76B Forward P/E43.17 EPS next Y2.63 Insider Trans-5.55% Shs Float82.56M Perf Month11.08%
Income193.70M PEG2.21 EPS next Q1.04 Inst Own89.80% Short Float2.92% Perf Quarter25.15%
Sales585.10M P/S16.68 EPS this Y40.60% Inst Trans-2.06% Short Ratio3.00 Perf Half Y41.43%
Book/sh12.14 P/B9.34 EPS next Y2.54% ROA17.90% Target Price106.40 Perf Year119.51%
Cash/sh4.77 P/C23.76 EPS next 5Y23.41% ROE19.50% 52W Range49.68 - 115.35 Perf YTD78.25%
Dividend0.34 P/FCF52.89 EPS past 5Y16.10% ROI14.70% 52W High-1.69% Beta1.42
Dividend %0.30% Quick Ratio6.20 Sales past 5Y10.10% Gross Margin78.60% 52W Low128.26% ATR2.01
Employees1421 Current Ratio6.60 Sales Q/Q17.40% Oper. Margin32.80% RSI (14)69.55 Volatility1.60% 1.85%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.00 EPS Q/Q26.30% Profit Margin33.10% Rel Volume0.75 Prev Close113.21
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.00 EarningsJul 31 AMC Payout13.80% Avg Volume804.04K Price113.40
Recom2.50 SMA204.41% SMA5011.22% SMA20033.76% Volume604,084 Change0.17%
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
Jun-06-16Initiated Bernstein Mkt Perform
May-11-16Initiated FBR Capital Mkt Perform $42
Apr-01-16Reiterated Canaccord Genuity Buy $42 → $45
Mar-24-16Downgrade Credit Agricole Outperform → Underperform
Mar-11-16Downgrade Raymond James Outperform → Mkt Perform
Jan-22-16Initiated Raymond James Outperform
Nov-11-15Initiated FBR Capital Mkt Perform $35
Nov-03-15Downgrade Credit Agricole Buy → Outperform
Sep-18-15Initiated Nomura Buy
Aug-04-15Reiterated Needham Buy $55 → $47
May-05-15Reiterated Needham Buy $52 → $55
Apr-23-15Downgrade Oppenheimer Outperform → Perform
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Sep-01-17 08:53AM  Cognex (CGNX): Strong Industry, Solid Earnings Estimate Revisions Zacks
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Aug-16-17 04:15PM  Cognex Corp (CGNX) CEO& President Robert Willett Sold $7 million of Shares GuruFocus.com
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08:44AM  Strength Seen in Cognex Corporation (CGNX): Stock Soars 10.8% Zacks
Aug-01-17 06:33PM  Cognex Corporation Prepares for a Monster Quarter Motley Fool +10.75%
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05:09AM  Cognex Soars On Earnings Investor's Business Daily
Jul-31-17 09:16PM  Cognex tops Street 2Q forecasts Associated Press
05:41PM  After-hours buzz: P, ALSN, TXRH & more CNBC
05:27PM  Cognex Earnings Beat; Consumer Electronics To Drive Q3; Stock Pops Investor's Business Daily
04:06PM  Cognex Reports Record Results for the Second Quarter of 2017 Business Wire
04:06PM  Cognex Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend Business Wire
Jul-24-17 02:49PM  ETFs with exposure to Cognex Corp. : July 24, 2017 Capital Cube
08:14AM  Cognex Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CGNX-US : July 24, 2017 Capital Cube
Jul-14-17 01:28PM  ETFs with exposure to Cognex Corp. : July 14, 2017 Capital Cube
Jun-29-17 04:06PM  Cognex Announces Second Quarter Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Business Wire
03:30PM  Cognex Corp. Value Analysis (NASDAQ:CGNX) : June 29, 2017 Capital Cube
Jun-28-17 08:48AM  Cognex Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CGNX-US : June 28, 2017 Capital Cube
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11:39AM  ETFs with exposure to Cognex Corp. : June 6, 2017 Capital Cube
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May-16-17 08:06AM  Cognex to Webcast Conference Presentations Business Wire
May-15-17 03:27PM  ETFs with exposure to Cognex Corp. : May 15, 2017 Capital Cube
May-08-17 08:06AM  Cognex to Present at J.P. Morgan Technology, Media and Telecom Conference Business Wire
May-04-17 08:16AM  Edited Transcript of CGNX earnings conference call or presentation 1-May-17 9:00pm GMT Thomson Reuters StreetEvents
May-03-17 03:45PM  ETFs with exposure to Cognex Corp. : May 3, 2017 Capital Cube
08:20AM  Cognex (CGNX) Shows Strength: Stock Adds 5.4% in Session Zacks
May-02-17 11:04AM  Cognex Corp. :CGNX-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 2, 2017 Capital Cube +5.36%
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May-01-17 04:16PM  Cognex tops Street 1Q forecasts Associated Press
04:06PM  Cognex Reports Record First Quarter Results for Revenue, Net Income and Earnings Per Share Business Wire
11:00AM  Investor Network: Cognex Corporation to Host Earnings Call Accesswire
08:06AM  Cognex Increases Quarterly Cash Dividend Business Wire
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06:24AM  Coverage initiated on Cognex by Goldman
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Mar-01-17 04:06PM  Cognex to Present at Raymond James Institutional Investors Conference Business Wire
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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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