Cognex Corporation (CGNX): Price and Financial Metrics

Cognex Corporation (CGNX)

Today's Latest Price: $85.39 USD

1.35 (1.61%)

Updated Jan 19 4:00pm

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 88 in Industrial - Machinery

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CGNX Stock Summary

  • Price to trailing twelve month operating cash flow for CGNX is currently 64.55, higher than 92.76% of US stocks with positive operating cash flow.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Cognex Corp is higher than it is for about only 9.25% of US stocks.
  • CGNX's price/sales ratio is 19.38; that's higher than the P/S ratio of 89.76% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to CGNX, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are NICE, DLB, ABMD, FFIV, and AZPN.
  • CGNX's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Cognex Corp's official web site, go to

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CGNX Price/Volume Stats

Current price $85.39 52-week high $88.15
Prev. close $84.04 52-week low $35.20
Day low $84.16 Volume 1,058,200
Day high $85.96 Avg. volume 801,336
50-day MA $77.62 Dividend yield 0.29%
200-day MA $65.27 Market Cap 14.91B

Cognex Corporation (CGNX) Company Bio

Cognex Corporation designs, develops, manufactures and markets a range of products that incorporate machine vision technology that gives them the ability to “see.” Cognex products include barcode readers, machine vision sensors and machine vision systems that are used in factories, warehouses and distribution centers around the world to guide, gauge, inspect, identify and assure the quality of items during the manufacturing and distribution process. The company was founded in 1981 and is based in Natick, Massachusetts.

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3 High-Growth Stocks That Are Just Getting Started

Machine vision leader Cognex (NASDAQ: CGNX), industrial software company PTC (NASDAQ: PTC), and engineering simulation and design software company ANSYS (NASDAQ: ANSS) are companies in a hurry. Cognex's machine vision solutions make it a major beneficiary of the trend toward automation in manufacturing and logistics.

Yahoo | January 13, 2021

Cognex Announces Fourth Quarter Earnings Release Date and Conference Call

NATICK, Mass--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $CGNX--Cognex announces fourth quarter earnings release date and conference call

Business Wire | January 7, 2021

Did You Participate In Any Of Cognex's (NASDAQ:CGNX) Incredible 420% Return?

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Yahoo | December 29, 2020

Cognex Co. (NASDAQ:CGNX) EVP Sells $4,024,280.00 in Stock

Cognex Co. (NASDAQ:CGNX) EVP Sheila Marie Dipalma sold 52,000 shares of Cognex stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, December 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $77.39, for a total transaction of $4,024,280.00. Following the sale, the executive vice president now owns 16,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,238,240. The […]

Watchlist News | December 14, 2020

Cognex Gains On Special Cash Dividend; Street Sees 8% Downside

Shares of Cognex Corp. (CGNX) increased by about 2.5% on Friday after the machine vision products manufacturer announced a special cash dividend of $2 per share. Cognex announced that the newly approved special cash dividend will be payable on Dec. 28 to shareholders of record date as of Dec. 14. According to the company, the aggregate amount payable would be approximately $350 million and would be paid through using available cash. Cognex's dividend yield stands at 0.3%. The company’s CEO Dr. Robert J. Shillman said, "Cognex has paid a quarterly cash dividend for every quarter starting in 2003.

Amit Singh on TipRanks | December 7, 2020

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CGNX Price Returns

1-mo 8.01%
3-mo 28.03%
6-mo 36.71%
1-year N/A
3-year 28.50%
5-year 493.22%
YTD 6.36%
2020 47.69%
2019 45.54%
2018 -36.53%
2017 92.85%
2016 89.58%

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