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Cognex Corporation (CGNX)

Stock Price: $74.50 USD 1.51 (2.07%)
Updated November 27, 1:00 PM EST - Market closed
After-hours: $74.95 +0.45 (0.60%) Nov 27, 2:00 PM

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Key Info

Market Cap 13.01B
Revenue (ttm) 757.17M
Net Income (ttm) 187.17M
Shares Out 174.63M
EPS (ttm) 1.06
PE Ratio 70.28
Forward PE 60.61
Dividend $0.23
Dividend Yield 0.31%

Stock Quote

Trading Day November 27
Last Price $74.50
Previous Close $72.99
Change ($) 1.51
Change (%) 2.07%
Day's Open 73.23
Day's Range 73.23 - 74.56
Day's Volume 286,459
52-Week Range 35.20 - 75.53

More Stats

Market Cap 13.01B
Enterprise Value 12.64B
Earnings Date (est) Jan 1, 1970
Ex-Dividend Date Nov 12, 2020
Shares Outstanding 174.63M
Float n/a
EPS (basic) 1.08
EPS (diluted) 1.06
FCF / Share 1.20
Dividend $0.23
Dividend Yield 0.31%
Earnings Yield 1.42%
FCF Yield 1.61%
Payout Ratio 20.40%
Shares Short 3.67M
Short Ratio 4.67
Short % of Float n/a
Beta 1.69
PE Ratio 70.28
Forward PE 60.61
P/FCF Ratio 62.16
PS Ratio 17.18
PB Ratio 8.46
Revenue 757.17M
Operating Income 129.05M
Net Income 187.17M
Free Cash Flow 209.31M
Net Cash 365.81M
Net Cash / Share 2.09
Gross Margin 70.77%
Operating Margin 17.04%
Profit Margin 24.70%
FCF Margin 27.64%
ROA 5.93%
ROE 13.64%
ROIC 11.10%
Stats based on trailing-twelve-month (ttm) numbers.

Analyst Forecasts

Analyst Ratings (19)

Buy 3
Overweight 1
Hold 11
Underweight 0
Sell 4

Analyst Consensus: Hold

Price Target

(-11.65% downside)
Current: $74.50
Target: 65.82
*Average 12-month price target from 17 stock analysts.

Financial Performance

Financial numbers in millions USD.

Financial Overview

Revenue Growth-10.01%5.25%44.68%17.52%5.65%38.61%-5.13%0.73%10.74%-
Gross Profit536600579398348332245245244213
Operating Income14322125915412212876.9483.0484.7275.01
Net Income20421917714418712173.5768.1069.8761.38
Shares Outstanding171172173171173174174171167160
Earnings Per Share1.161.240.980.831.060.680.420.390.410.38
EPS Growth-6.45%26.53%18.07%-21.7%55.88%63.86%6.41%-4.88%7.89%-
Dividend Per Share0.
Dividend Growth10.81%10.12%14.29%40%---327.78%42.86%-
Operating Cash Flow25322322418212816495.4610186.2876.33
Capital Expenditures-21.75-37.10-28.75-12.82-18.23-20.93-9.63-9.88-7.82-5.85
Free Cash Flow23118619616911014385.8391.2578.4670.48
Cash & Equivalents412536405421348146225150183181
Total Debt17.97---------
Net Cash / Debt394536405421348146225150183181
Book Value1,3561,1351,096963826736644572553473
Numbers in millions USD, except per-share numbers.

Company Profile

Company Details

Full Name Cognex Corporation
Country United States
Employees 2,267
CEO Robert J. Willett

Stock Information

Ticker Symbol CGNX
Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Sector Technology
Industry Scientific & Technical Instruments
Unique Identifier NASDAQ: CGNX
IPO Date July 20, 1989


Cognex Corporation provides machine vision products that capture and analyze visual information in order to automate manufacturing and distribution tasks worldwide. Its machine vision products 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. The company offers VisionPro software, a suite of patented vision tools for advanced programming; Cognex Designer that allows customers to build vision applications with a graphical, flowchart-based programming environment; and Cognex deep learning vision software. It also provides general-purpose vision systems for vision tasks, including part location, identification, measurement, assembly verification, and robotic guidance; and vision sensors for vision applications, such as checking the presence and size of parts; the In-Sight product line of vision systems and sensors. In addition, the company offers ID products comprising DataMan image-based barcode readers and barcode verifiers, as well as vision-enabled mobile terminals for industrial barcode reading applications. It sells its products to consumer electronics, automotive, consumer products, food and beverage, pharmaceuticals, and medical devices industries, as well as through a network of distributors and integrators. The company was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Natick, Massachusetts.