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CGNX

Cognex NasdaqGS:CGNX Stock Report

Last Price

US$38.07

Market Cap

US$6.5b

7D

-0.9%

1Y

-21.2%

Updated

08 Dec, 2023

Data

Company Financials +

CGNX Stock Overview

Cognex Corporation provides machine vision products that capture and analyze visual information to automate manufacturing and distribution tasks worldwide.

CGNX fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation1/6
Future Growth4/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends0/6

Rewards

Risk Analysis

No risks detected for CGNX from our risk checks.

Cognex Corporation Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Cognex
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$38.07
52 Week HighUS$59.51
52 Week LowUS$34.28
Beta1.49
1 Month Change7.09%
3 Month Change-12.62%
1 Year Change-21.23%
3 Year Change-50.33%
5 Year Change-4.01%
Change since IPO5,701.14%

Recent News & Updates

Is It Too Late To Consider Buying Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX)?

Dec 01
Is It Too Late To Consider Buying Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX)?

Recent updates

Is It Too Late To Consider Buying Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX)?

Dec 01
Is It Too Late To Consider Buying Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX)?

Cognex (NASDAQ:CGNX) Will Be Hoping To Turn Its Returns On Capital Around

Oct 03
Cognex (NASDAQ:CGNX) Will Be Hoping To Turn Its Returns On Capital Around

What Is Cognex Corporation's (NASDAQ:CGNX) Share Price Doing?

Jul 24
What Is Cognex Corporation's (NASDAQ:CGNX) Share Price Doing?

Investors Could Be Concerned With Cognex's (NASDAQ:CGNX) Returns On Capital

Jul 03
Investors Could Be Concerned With Cognex's (NASDAQ:CGNX) Returns On Capital

What Is Cognex Corporation's (NASDAQ:CGNX) Share Price Doing?

Apr 25
What Is Cognex Corporation's (NASDAQ:CGNX) Share Price Doing?

Cognex's (NASDAQ:CGNX) Returns On Capital Not Reflecting Well On The Business

Apr 04
Cognex's (NASDAQ:CGNX) Returns On Capital Not Reflecting Well On The Business

What Does Cognex Corporation's (NASDAQ:CGNX) Share Price Indicate?

Jan 20
What Does Cognex Corporation's (NASDAQ:CGNX) Share Price Indicate?

The Returns On Capital At Cognex (NASDAQ:CGNX) Don't Inspire Confidence

Jan 02
The Returns On Capital At Cognex (NASDAQ:CGNX) Don't Inspire Confidence

Should You Think About Buying Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) Now?

Oct 08
Should You Think About Buying Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) Now?

Cognex Contends With Multiple Headwinds As New Fulfillment Center Activity Drops

Oct 04

Return Trends At Cognex (NASDAQ:CGNX) Aren't Appealing

Sep 23
Return Trends At Cognex (NASDAQ:CGNX) Aren't Appealing

Are Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) Investors Paying Above The Intrinsic Value?

Sep 08
Are Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) Investors Paying Above The Intrinsic Value?

News Flash: 16 Analysts Think Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) Earnings Are Under Threat

Aug 08
News Flash: 16 Analysts Think Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) Earnings Are Under Threat

Cognex Corporation declares $0.065 dividend

Aug 02

We Ran A Stock Scan For Earnings Growth And Cognex (NASDAQ:CGNX) Passed With Ease

Aug 01
We Ran A Stock Scan For Earnings Growth And Cognex (NASDAQ:CGNX) Passed With Ease

Cognex: I Like What I Am Seeing With This Vision Play

Jul 08

At US$42.97, Is It Time To Put Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) On Your Watch List?

Jun 20
At US$42.97, Is It Time To Put Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) On Your Watch List?

The Returns At Cognex (NASDAQ:CGNX) Aren't Growing

Jun 05
The Returns At Cognex (NASDAQ:CGNX) Aren't Growing

Cognex Corporation's (NASDAQ:CGNX) Intrinsic Value Is Potentially 31% Above Its Share Price

May 15
Cognex Corporation's (NASDAQ:CGNX) Intrinsic Value Is Potentially 31% Above Its Share Price

Here's Why We Think Cognex (NASDAQ:CGNX) Is Well Worth Watching

May 01
Here's Why We Think Cognex (NASDAQ:CGNX) Is Well Worth Watching

Cognex Could Come Back To Life In 2022

Apr 06

At US$71.10, Is It Time To Put Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) On Your Watch List?

Mar 22
At US$71.10, Is It Time To Put Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) On Your Watch List?

Return Trends At Cognex (NASDAQ:CGNX) Aren't Appealing

Mar 07
Return Trends At Cognex (NASDAQ:CGNX) Aren't Appealing

Calculating The Intrinsic Value Of Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX)

Feb 09
Calculating The Intrinsic Value Of Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX)

Cognex: Vision, No Clarity

Feb 01

Should You Think About Buying Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) Now?

Dec 14
Should You Think About Buying Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) Now?

Cognex (NASDAQ:CGNX) Has More To Do To Multiply In Value Going Forward

Nov 30
Cognex (NASDAQ:CGNX) Has More To Do To Multiply In Value Going Forward

Is Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) Worth US$80.6 Based On Its Intrinsic Value?

Nov 11
Is Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) Worth US$80.6 Based On Its Intrinsic Value?

Here's Why We Think Cognex (NASDAQ:CGNX) Is Well Worth Watching

Oct 11
Here's Why We Think Cognex (NASDAQ:CGNX) Is Well Worth Watching

Returns Are Gaining Momentum At Cognex (NASDAQ:CGNX)

Aug 27
Returns Are Gaining Momentum At Cognex (NASDAQ:CGNX)

Cognex Hits An Air Pocket And Analysts Start Caring About Multiples

Aug 21

Is It Too Late To Consider Buying Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX)?

Aug 12
Is It Too Late To Consider Buying Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX)?

Shareholder Returns

CGNXUS ElectronicUS Market
7D-0.9%1.1%0.2%
1Y-21.2%6.1%15.9%

Return vs Industry: CGNX underperformed the US Electronic industry which returned 4.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CGNX underperformed the US Market which returned 14.4% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is CGNX's price volatile compared to industry and market?
CGNX volatility
CGNX Average Weekly Movement3.9%
Electronic Industry Average Movement7.2%
Market Average Movement6.1%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market15.7%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market2.9%

Stable Share Price: CGNX is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: CGNX's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
19812,441Rob Willetthttps://www.cognex.com

Cognex Corporation provides machine vision products that capture and analyze visual information to automate manufacturing and distribution tasks worldwide. Its machine vision products are used to automate the manufacturing and tracking of discrete items, including mobile phones, electric vehicle batteries, and e-commerce packages 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; QuickBuild that allows customers to build vision applications with a graphical, flowchart-based programming interface; and Cognex deep learning vision software.

Cognex Corporation Fundamentals Summary

How do Cognex's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
CGNX fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$6.55b
Earnings (TTM)US$157.32m
Revenue (TTM)US$880.31m

41.7x

P/E Ratio

7.4x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
CGNX income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$880.31m
Cost of RevenueUS$244.55m
Gross ProfitUS$635.76m
Other ExpensesUS$478.45m
EarningsUS$157.32m

Last Reported Earnings

Oct 01, 2023

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)0.91
Gross Margin72.22%
Net Profit Margin17.87%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did CGNX perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

0.8%

Current Dividend Yield

31%

Payout Ratio